Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Icebreaker This Weekend
The Ontario Junior Curling Tour Icebreaker starts on Saturday morning at 7:30 am at Carleton Heights and Rideau Curling Clubs. Check on the games and scores here.
The top teams are taking the weekend off, but here are the
World Curling Tour Events this weekend:
Swiss Cup Basel in Switzerland,
Ontario Curling Tour
For games streamed online, check out the curlingzone list here.
Read the CCA's story on last weekend's events
Elsewhere on tour, at the Stockholm Ladies Cup
Rachel Homan lost the final to Sigfridsson 6-3, Jennifer Jones
won third place.
New Program at Carleton Heights
Carleton Heights is starting a new daytime instruction program on Tuesday afternoons for all levels of curlers. See the details on their website.
City Wide Under 18 League
Read Joe Pavia's blog about the youth league that kicks off on Sunday at RCMP.
The Fall Open Winners
Brian Lewis reports that their team of "3 young guns and an old guy" won The Capital Curling Fall Open at RCMP and $2600. It is the same team that won the Fairfield Marriott Challenge provincial last year: Brian Lewis, Chris Lewis, David Staples, and Kyle Thompson. The Open division was won by Jim Hunker, Ben Miskew, Kurtis Byrd and Art Miskew.
RCMP needs one Men's Team
Due to a late withdrawal, RCMP Curling Club is looking for a men’s team for Monday nights. Contact Paul Adams at 613-749-7086.
Huntley Team Wins OJCT Event
At the Ontario Junior Curling Tour Event at Port Perry last weekend. Kayla MacMillan, Sarah Daviau, Lindsay Dubue, and Marcia Richardson of Huntley defeated Melissa Wong in the main event women's final. Pascal Michaud, Zach Shurtleff, Decebal Michaud, Jamie Waters, now playing out of Annandale won the men's event. Scores are on the OJCT website.
Learn to Curl at Richmond
Richmond Curling Club, serving Richmond, Stittsville and Kanata, will have a Learn-to-Curl session from October 19 to February 1. See all the details on their website.
Curling for a Cause
The Hunt Club is hosting a charity/fundraising event on Saturday November 1st - “Curling for a Cause”. The event will be annual and select a timely, local group to support. This year’s beneficiaries are The Carleton Ladies Canadian University Champions. The Team is off to Spain for the World Universiade in February and are currently $20,000 shy on covering expenses for their season. More information, as well as the flyer, is on the bonspiel page.