Updated Friday, February 12, 2016
Carleton has a men's team, skipped by Doug Kee, and coached by Tom Sinclair at the Ontario University Athletics Championships in Guelph this week. Ottawa area players are also playing on other teams in the event. Standings
Register For City of Ottawa Bonspiel
The deadline for returning teams is coming up on February 25 for the Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel March 16-20. Register here
Governor Generals/Lady Tweedsmuir
The interprovincial finals between Quebec and Eastern Ontario are being held on Sunday at 1 pm at the RA. Repesenting Ontario in the Lady Tweedsmuir from Carleton Place - Tammy Snow-Allen and Tara Holland, and from Glenmore - Gail Moorcroft and Nancy Harvey. Navan's Kelly Oka and John Rothwell will be defending their title against Baie D'Urfe's Aaron Wagstaff and Fred Lawton in the Governor Generals.
Mackenzie Kiemele of Niagara Falls won the Bantam Girls, and Sam Mooibroek of Galt won the Boys at Galt Country Club. Corri Burke of Almonte finished at 3-4, Sierre Sutherland of Manotick at 4-3 Manotick and Ryan Hahn of Almonte 3-4. Girls' standings | boys' standings
Glenn Howard will represent Ontario at the Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa March 5-13. He defeated John Epping in the final of the Recharge with Milk Tankard on Sunday. Other provincial winners this weekend were Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan and Mike Kennedy of New Brunswick. Playoff
USA National Championships are taking place in
Jacksonville Florida this week. Manotick's Jamie Sinclair is
there. Results are on the Curlingzone.
Hogline Little Rock Championship
Zone playdowns for the Hogline Little Rock Championship are
coming up in February. The Championship event is Sunday
February 28 at Winchester, with the championship final game
being held on Brier ice on Saturday March 12. Entry forms and
more details on zone playdowns are on the OVCA website
Vision Impaired Championship
Ottawa Curling Club is hosting the Canadian Vision Impaired Curling Championship. Ottawa's Bill Watson and Amélie Beauchamp-Grandmaitre are skip and second/sweeper on Team Canada and are in the semi-final at 9 am. Finals are at 1 pm. Up-to-date scoring is on Curlingzone.
OCA Colts and Trophy
Tedde Barker of Carleton Heights was interviewed Friday on CTV. See the video and story here. Barker's team won the Senior final over Diane Wylie of Kingston. Sandra Chisholm of Ottawa won the open final over Sheryl Dobenko of Rideau. The draw is posted on the Crystal Heart Curling Classic Website.
Gore School Curling
Region 1 Gore Mutual School Curling was this weekend in Pembroke. See the list of teams here. Sean Armstrong of Osgoode was the boys A winner, Beth Misener of Perth the girls. Winners advance to Provincials at Land O' Lakes Curling Club in Tweed, February 17-20.
Support our Troops at the Brier
Monday March 7 is a special day at the Tim Hortons Brier. Canadian Armed Forces members, veterans and their families with a CFOne Card have an opportunity to purchase specially priced tickets to the Brier. Everyone is invited to show their support for our Canadian Armed Forces members and families at Draws 6 (2:30 pm) and 7 (7:30) pm on Monday, March 7. Tickets to both draws are on sale now at Capital Tickets. More details later about this special day.
Support Our Troops Before the Brier
Play in a fun morning bonspiel at the Ottawa, Rideau or Navy Curling Club on Monday March 7 and then go to the Brier. See the details here.
Bonspiels for novices and recreational curlers are coming up on February 27, March 5 and April 15. The Gordie Perry Bonspiel starting April 23 also has a novice division. See the bonspiel page for details.
Joe Pavia's Curling Column
Check out Joe Pavia's Curling Column in Wednesday's Ottawa Sun.