Funeral service for PEI Curling Hall of Fame member Lorn “Luker” Burke to be held on Wednesday

J.E. Lorn “Luker” Burke 1931-2018 Peacefully at Beach Grove Home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 of J. E. Lorn “Luker” Burke of Charlottetown, age 86 years, a long-time employee of Sears. Beloved husband of Beryl Burke (nee Beagan) and dear … Continue reading

PEI’s Ferguson and Schut rinks at Canadian U18 Ch’ships, which start this evening in St. Andrews NB (Curling Canada)

Canada’s top up-and-coming curlers are playing for national championships for a second straight year in the province of New Brunswick, following a successful debut last April in Moncton. The 2018 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships are being staged in Saint … Continue reading

Canada falls short in gold-medal game; WFG Continental Cup returning to Vegas (Curling Canada)

LAS VEGAS — It was a bad-news, good-news kind of night for Canadian curling fans Sunday at Orleans Arena. World championship silver-medallists, from left, Curling Canada Board Chair Resby Coutts, Brad Gushue, Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant, Geoff Walker, Tom Sallows … Continue reading

Alberta Men, BC Women win Canadian Masters Curling Championship

The Gold and Bronze medal games brought the 2018 Coastland Engineering and Surveying Canadian Masters Curling Championship at the Cloverdale Curling Club and Peace Arch Curling Centre to a close today in Surrey/White Rock BC. Closing ceremony – photo courtesy … Continue reading

Watch the Gold Medal Game where it all started for Brett Gallant – the Ch’town Curling Complex

The Charlottetown Curling Complex, where Team Gushue member Brett Gallant began his impressive curling career, will be open this evening for anyone who wants to watch them win their second consecutive World gold medal. Stop in early and grab a … Continue reading

Reigning PEI Scotties champs going their separate ways

Team Robyn MacPhee posted the following on their Facebook page this morning: To all our supporters, We wanted to thank everyone who has supported our team over the past two seasons (whatever shape or form it came in)! We consider … Continue reading

PEI’s Craig Mackie wins Sportsmanship award, gold and bronze medal games go today at Canadian Masters in BC (Curl BC)

Semifinal play wrapped up Saturday afternoon, with the gold and bronze medal games going today at the 2018 Coastland Engineering and Surveying Canadian Masters Curling Championship, for curlers age 60 and over, at the Cloverdale Curling Club and the Peace Arch Curling … Continue reading

Gordon MacFadyen wins Aubrey Neff Sportsmanship award at Canadian Firefighters

The 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship wrapped up on Saturday afternoon, with Team Saskatchewan winning the event. The closing banquet and awards ceremony was held later on Saturday, with Team PEI skip Gordon MacFadyen from the Summerside Fire Department winning the … Continue reading

Team Canada headed to gold-medal game at World Men’s Curling Championship (Curling Canada)

LAS VEGAS — It’ll be a gold-medal rematch Sunday at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada. Photo, World Curling Federation/Steve Seixeiro Defending world champ Brad Gushue and his team from St. John’s — vice-skip Mark … Continue reading

Team Saskatchewan edges defending champ to win Canadian Firefighters

The 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship wrapped up today in Thunder Bay Ontario, with Team Saskatchewan, skipped by Gregg Tarasoff out of the Saskatoon Fire Department winning the event, edging the defending champion Alberta rink skipped by Aaron Bartling 8-7 in … Continue reading

Team Canada heads into playoffs on winning note at World Men’s Curling Championship (Curling Canada)

LAS VEGAS — There are now just three wins separating Canada’s Brad Gushue and a second straight gold medal at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada. Brad Gushue’s Canadian team will take on the United … Continue reading

Canadian Masters continues in BC – PEI Women in Ch’ship Pool, Men in seeding pool

Play continues at the 2018 Coastland Engineering & Surveying Canadian Masters Curling Championships in Surrey and Whiterock BC. Sandy Hope. Photo by Leo Le Couteur The PEI women’s team, skipped by Sandy Hope, finished round robin play with a 2-3 … Continue reading

Sask. goes undefeated in round robin as Page Playoff round set at Cdn. Firefighters

Round robin play wrapped up on Thursday afternoon, with the Page playoffs starting at 10 Eastern this morning at the 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championships in Thunder Bay. Play is over for Team PEI, represented by the Summerside Fire Department and … Continue reading

P.E.I. curling coach looks to repeat success at next Olympics — but with a new team (CBC PEI)

Fresh off guiding the South Koreans to an unprecedented run to the Olympic finals, curling coach Peter Gallant is looking to make a return trip in 2022 — but this time with a new team. Peter Gallant P.E.I.’s Gallant helped guide the … Continue reading

PEI Men 2-2, Women 1-3 after Canadian Masters Day Two

PEI’s men’s and women’s teams, skipped by Cornwall’s Bill and Sandy Hope, split their Tuesday games at the Canadian Masters Curling Championships, for curlers age 60 and over, being played in White Rock and Surrey BC. The  PEI men lost a … Continue reading

Sask. still unbeaten, Alberta, NS 6-1 at Cdn. Firefighters, PEI, NB drop to 0-6

Team PEI, skipped by Gordon MacFadyen out of the Summerside Fire Department, are still looking for a win at the 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship in Thunder Bay, following two more losses on Tuesday – 9-1 to BC, and 9-4 to Southern Ontario. 2013 champ Gregg … Continue reading

Team Canada sweeps Tuesday games at World Men’s Championship (Curling Canada)

LAS VEGAS — On a day during which Canadian curling icon Kevin Martin was inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame, Brad Gushue provided some proof of his own Hall of Fame credentials at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling … Continue reading

PEI Men 1-1, Women 0-2 after Canadian Masters opening day

Play got underway Monday at the Canadian Masters Curling Championships, for curlers age 60 and over, being played in White Rock and Surrey BC. PEI is represented by the Bill Hope men’s team and the Sandy Hope women’s rink. The … Continue reading

Nova Scotia and Sask. still unbeaten at Cdn. Firefighters, PEI slips to 0-4

Team PEI, skipped by Gordon MacFadyen out of the Summerside Fire Department, are still looking for a win at the 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship in Thunder Bay, following an 8-6 loss to the Northwest Territories in their only game … Continue reading

Round robin starts today as Hope rinks represent PEI at Canadian Masters in Surrey/Whiterock BC

The Canadian Masters Curling Championships, for curlers age 60 and over, at the Cloverdale Curling Club and Peace Arch Curling Centre in Surrey and White Rock BC, got underway last evening with the opening ceremonies. Click for video from Craig Mackie. … Continue reading

PEI has tough start at Canadian Firefighters

Team PEI, skipped by Gordon MacFadyen and representing the Summerside Fire Department, is still looking for its first win at the 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship, taking place in Thunder Bay Ontario, after a tough start against back to back … Continue reading

Mixed Doubles nationals a great experience for Ferguson/Smith team

The Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship wraps up today in Leduc Alberta. CBC TV is broadcasting the final. PEI’s representatives, Lauren Ferguson and Calvin Smith from the Crapaud Community Curling Club. picked up a round-robin win against Dana Ferguson/John Epping … Continue reading

Canada’s World Curling Win Streak Snapped in Vegas (Curling Canada)

LAS VEGAS — Nearly two years after it started, Canada’s win streak at the world men’s and women’s curling championships came to an end Saturday night at Orleans Arena.  (Photo, World Curling Federation/Richard Gray) Reigning world champion Brad Gushue and … Continue reading

Canada opens World Men’s Championship on winning note (Curling Canada)

LAS VEGAS — It may have taken longer than a pro-Canadian crowd at the Orleans Arena had expected, but in the end, it was a familiar result for Brad Gushue and his St. John’s team at the 2018 361° World … Continue reading

PEI drops opener to former national champ at Canadian Firefighters

The opening draw is in the books at the 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship in Thunder Bay Ontario, with all teams except Northern Ontario seeing action. PEI’s team from the Summerside Fire Department, skipped by Gordon MacFadyen, lost their opening … Continue reading

Peter Gallant to coach Switzerland’s Tirinzoni team

Charlottetown’s Peter Gallant, who recently coached the South Korean Women’s Team to an Olympic Silver Medal, announced this evening that he will be taking on a new coaching assignment next season, for the Silvana Tirinzoni women’s rink, who were Switzerland’s representatives … Continue reading

Hope rinks to represent PEI at Canadian Masters, starting Monday in Surrey/Whiterock BC

Play begins Monday, April 2nd and wraps up Sunday the 8th at the Coastal Engineering & Surveying Canadian Masters Curling Championships, for curlers age 60 and over, at the Cloverdale Curling Club and Peace Arch Curling Centre in Surrey and White … Continue reading

Ontario men, with 2 players originally from PEI, Sask. women win Everest Canadian Seniors titles

Team Ontario, skipped by Bryan Cochrane, with PEI natives Ian MacAulay and Morgan Currie at third and second, along with lead Kenneth Sullivan, beat New Brunswick’s Terry Odishaw rink 5-2 this afternoon to win the men’s final of the Everest … Continue reading

PEI’s Lauren Ferguson and Calvin Smith beat Dana Ferguson & John Epping at Canadian Mixed Doubles

After an opening loss to Jennifer Jones (fresh off her gold-medal performance at the World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Ont.) and Brent Laing (who competed at the Olympics in Pyeongchang with Team Kevin Koe),  PEI’s Lauren Ferguson and … Continue reading

Second member of Team Gushue dealing with loss of a relative (The Telegram)

Brett Gallant’s grandfather, who helped introduce him to curling, died Tuesday Mark Nichols isn’t the only curler on Brad Gushue’s Brier-championship team who is going through a difficult time in the days leading up the world men’s curling championship which opens … Continue reading

Summerside Fire Department rink begins play Saturday at Canadian Firefighters

Play gets underway on Saturday at 3:30 pm Eastern at the Port Arthur Curling Club in Thunder Bay, Ontario, as the Northern Ontario Firefighters Curling Association hosts the 59th Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship, in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. The … Continue reading

Team Gushue, with PEI’s Gallant, goes for back-to-back gold at World Men’s Ch’ship (Curling Canada)

A Canadian team will be chasing history when it opens play Saturday at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas at the 2018 361° World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada. Canada’s Brad Gushue team, including, from left, Gushue, Mark … Continue reading

Curling Canada photos from Everest Canadian Seniors

Curling Canada passed along these pictures of the Bill Hope and Shirley Berry teams at the Everest Canadian Seniors in Stratford Ontario. … Continue reading

Curl PEI taking orders for Trainwave Curling Edition Workbooks

Curl PEI is placing an order for Trainwave Curling Edition workbooks.  This is a sport-specific mental training workbook to support the programming efforts of curling coaches.  All activities, examples, and content have been reviewed and edited by Curling Canada’s national team coaches, … Continue reading

UNB, with PEI’s Alex Gallant, in Bronze Medal game today at U Sports Ch’ships (Curling Canada)

LEDUC, Alta. (U SPORTS) – The Alberta Golden Bears and Winnipeg Wesmen, along with the Alberta Pandas and Thompson Rivers WolfPack each advanced to Wednesday’s U SPORTS men and women’s championship finals, winning their respective semifinal matches on Tuesday night. … Continue reading

PEI’s Ferguson/Smith to face Jones/Laing in their opener tonight at Canadian Mixed Doubles Ch’ship (Curling Canada)

The Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship gets underway today in Leduc Alberta, returning to the city where the event made its debut in 2013 at the BMO Centre, when won by Quebec’s Robert Desjardins and Isabelle Néron. The 32-team competition lineup … Continue reading

PEI Curling Hall of Fame member Lorn Burke passes away at age 86

J. E. Lorn “Luker” Burke, a PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum member, the father of Kathie Gallant, also a Hall of Fame member, and grandfather of reigning world champion curler Brett Gallant, passed away Tuesday at the age … Continue reading

Holland College slips to 1-5 after close battle with Niagara at Collegiate Ch’ships (Curling Canada)

LEDUC, AB – The third day of the 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Curling Canada Championships began to sort of out the playoff picture after the afternoon and evening draws, setting up multiple win-or-go-home scenarios heading into the final … Continue reading

PEI women finish round robin at 3-3, men at 1-5, out of championship pool at Everest Seniors (Curling Canada)

The Championship Pools are set in both women’s and men’s pool play as the round robin finished up Monday evening at the Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Stratford, Ont. Nova Scotia’s Mary Mattatall watches her rock as sweepers Jill … Continue reading

UNB, with Summerside’s Alex Gallant, playoff-bound at U Sports Ch’ships (Curling Canada)

LEDUC, Alta. (U SPORTS) – All four playoff spots on the women’s side were decided, while a handful of teams are still within reach for the men at the conclusion of Day 3 of the 2018 U SPORTS / Curling … Continue reading

Special Ammonia and Freon Safety Training Course for PEI Arenas and Curling Rinks

To be held on April 9 and April 10, 2018 This Ammonia and Freon Safety Training will include “Basic Refrigeration Maintenance” with an elaboration on all points specifically pertaining to Ammonia and Freon Safety. Policy and procedures will be emphasized. A … Continue reading

2019 Canada Winter Games Mission Staff deadline is today (Monday Mar. 26)

This is a reminder that the deadline to apply for Team PEI Mission Staff for the 2019 Canada Winter Games is today. See teampei.ca for details. … Continue reading

PEI men pick up 1st win at Sr. nationals

Play continues at the Everest Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships in Stratford Ontario, with two Cornwall Curling Club teams taking part. On the men’s side, the Bill Hope rink picked up its first win on Sunday, following three … Continue reading

PEI at the Nationals – update

Senior men in Stratford ON: Bill Hope rink is 0-2 after losses to BC and Ontario. They play NB and NS today. Seniors Opening Ceremony (Team Hope photo) Senior women in Stratford: Shirley Berry team is 1-1, following a loss to Manitoba … Continue reading

Darren Higgins wins Silver Fox “One on One” Tuff Spiel

The annual One on One “Tuff Spiel” where “teams” have only ONE player, took place today at the Silver Fox in Summerside, with Darren Higgins winning the event, and Tim Hockin finishing in the runner-up position. (L-R): Darren Higgins, organizer … Continue reading

Silver Fox holding Doubles Curling Apr. 2-5. Play any or all nights. $5 non-members

The Silver Fox in Summerside is hosting Doubles Curling on Monday through Thursday April 2nd-5th, at 6:30 each evening. The two-person teams can play all four nights, or 1, 2, or 3 nights. Sign up at the club. This is open … Continue reading

S’side’s Cruz Pineau rink wins Wendy’s U16 League at Cornwall

The eight-team Wendy’s Under 16 Developmental League wrapped up a successful season this morning at the Cornwall Curling Club, with the Cruz Pineau rink from the Silver Fox in Summerside finishing in first place with 82 points, just beating out … Continue reading

Canadian Seniors Update: Ontario men (with 2 PEI players), PEI Women on Livestream today

For the first time, selected games from the 2018 Everest Canadian Seniors, underway now in Stratford ON, will be streamed live by CBC Sports. You can watch at cbcsports.ca or via the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android. Livestream coverage includes the opening … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Shirley Berry, Bill Hope begin play this morning at Everest Canadian Seniors in Stratford ON (Curling Canada)

The 2018 Everest Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships begin this morning at Stratford, Ontario. It’s the first time the city has hosted the Seniors but it staged the New Holland Canadian Juniors two years. Fourteen men’s and 14 … Continue reading

Holland College Women, Summerside’s Alex Gallant (UNB Men) begin play today in Collegiate, University Ch’ships in Leduc AB

There’s lots of curling action in Leduc Alberta, beginning today with the U SPORTS and CCAA championships, as, over a nine-day span, the Leduc Recreation Centre will play host to four Canadian championship events: The 2018 U SPORTS/Curling Canada Curling … Continue reading

One on One Tuff Spiel Draw

Here is the “One on One Tuff Spiel” opening draw for the Silver Fox. The event goes on Saturday only (March 24). 900 am games Carrie Jones vs Jamie Newson Michael Steele vs Miranda Ellis Tim Hockin vs Mike Bernard … Continue reading

Bill Hope rink wins Maritime Masters, is now heading to Cdn. Seniors and Cdn. Masters

The Bill Hope rink from the Cornwall Curling Club kicked off a very busy few weeks this past weekend, winning the men’s division of the  Maritime Masters Curling Championships at the Bluenose Curling Club in New Glasgow NS. The team … Continue reading

Junior competitive curlers invited to apply (deadline is May 10) for Spirit of Sandra Scholarships

For the past 5 years, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation has awarded $5,000 scholarships to 6 deserving junior curlers. Winners have included Brooks Roche (2015) and Veronica Smith (2014) from PEI. The Spirit of Sandra Junior Curling Scholarship is intended for young … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Shirley Berry, Bill Hope representing PEI at Everest Canadian Seniors, starting Sat. in Stratford ON (Curling Canada)

The 2018 Everest Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships begin Saturday at Stratford, Ontario. It’s the first time the city has hosted the Seniors but it staged the New Holland Canadian Juniors two years. Alberta’s Wade White and Saskatchewan’s … Continue reading

Charlottetown holding end-of-season “SHORTspiel”

Entertained by the fast-paced Doubles Curling this past Olympics? Want to try yourself but don’t want to deal with that annoying sweeping? Come play in our SHORTspiel and enjoy all the fast-paced action without ever having to leave the hack! … Continue reading

Future Elites for athletes age 13-17 on May 4th, with Hannah Taylor

Future Elites – May 4, 2018 The purpose of this event is to host, athletes from across the province in different sports to join together for learning and testing in an environment with other athletes in similar situations, those looking … Continue reading

Annual Fox One on One “Tuff Spiel” – Dates now Fri. Mar 23, Sat. Mar. 24

The annual One on One “Tuff Spiel” takes place Friday evening March 23 and continues on Saturday March 24th (revised date) at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside. It’s open to everyone. including Stick Curlers. You play two games … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Berry, Hope teams start play Sat. in Everest Canadian Seniors. 2 Islanders on Ont. men’s team

The PEI men’s and women’s teams, skipped by Bill Hope and Shirley Berry from the Cornwall Curling Club. begin play Saturday morning at 9:30 Eastern, one at the RBC Arena, and the other at the Molson Arena, both part of … Continue reading

Annual Meltdown funspiel at Crapaud April 13-15

The annual “Meltdown” funspiel, sponsored by Labatt, takes place April 13, 14, and 15 at the Crapaud Community Curling Club. Entry fee of $160 per team guarantees three games, and fun! There’s entertainment, plus mussels, dinner, fun activities, and a … Continue reading

Islanders in Cdn. College, Cdn. Univ. Ch’ships starting Sat., Mixed Doubles beginning Mar. 29, all in Leduc Alberta (Curling Canada)

An unprecedented celebration of Canadian championship curling takes place starting this weekend in Leduc, Alta. Over a nine-day span, the Leduc Recreation Centre will play host to four Canadian championship events: The 2018 U SPORTS/Curling Canada Curling Championships from March … Continue reading

Photos from U13 Finals

Here is a gallery of photos from today’s finals in the PEI Under 13 Curling Championship at the Cornwall Curling Club. Click on a link to enlarge. … Continue reading

Cruz Pineau rink wins PEI Under 13 Ch’ship A division, Ella Lenentine team wins B, Sydney Carver squad takes C

The Provincial Under 13 Curling Championship wrapped up this afternoon at the Cornwall Curling Club, with the Cruz Pineau rink from the Silver Fox and Charlottetown curling clubs going undefeated in the event with a 4-0 record, and taking the … Continue reading

PEI curler excited to join junior women’s world champs for 2018 season (CBC PEI)

P.E.I. curler Lauren Lenentine is joining the Canadian and world junior women’s championship team from Nova Scotia for the upcoming curling season. Lenentine, who curls out of the Cornwall Curling Club, will begin competing with the Kaitlyn Jones rink at … Continue reading

1 PM Finals set at PEI U13 in Cornwall

The teams for the 1 PM finals are now set, following this morning’s second semi-final draw at the Provincial Under 13 Curling Championship at the Cornwall Curling Club.   Photo: Pineau rink The Cruz Pineau team from the Silver Fox … Continue reading

Montague’s Shaw unseats defending champ to advance to U13 “A” final. Lenentine, Carver to B, C finals (with correction)

The Nathaniel Shaw team from Montague picked up another big win today, eliminating the defending champion Clara Jack team from Cornwall and the Silver Fox with a 6-2 win in “A” semi-final action this afternoon at the Cornwall Curling Club, … Continue reading

Lauren Lenentine joining World Champion Jones rink next season, Kristie Rogers to curl in NL

Two members of Team Lenentine, the two-time PEI Junior Women’s championship rink from the Cornwall Curling Club, will be continuing their Junior Curling careers next year in different provinces. Team Jones, with Lauren Lenentine on the left. Team Kaitlyn Jones … Continue reading

Montague’s Nathaniel Shaw team clinches U13 playoff round “A” semifinal spot

Two round robin draws have been played and one, at 9:30 am Sunday, remains to be played at the PEI Under 13 Curling Championship at the Cornwall Curling Club. Some of the 12 teams entered have now played both of … Continue reading

Photos from PEI U13 Draws One and Two

Here is a gallery of photos from the first two draws at the 12 team 2018 Provincial Under 13 Curling Championships at the Cornwall Curling Club. Click on a picture to enlarge. … Continue reading

2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship headed to Miramichi, N.B. (Curling Canada)

One of Canada’s most popular national curling events will make its first appearance in New Brunswick later this year, it was announced today by Curling Canada. The 2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship will be staged Nov. 19-24 at the Miramichi … Continue reading

Under 13 Ch’ships start this afternoon in Cornwall

The final Curl PEI provincial championship of the 2017-2018 season, the Provincial Under 13 Curling Championship, for curlers a maximum of 12 years of age on June 30 2017, takes place March 16-18 at the Cornwall Curling Club. This is an … Continue reading

Business of Curling Symposium set for Mt. A in May

Attention curling facilities Board of Directors, management, and staff: The Four Atlantic Curling Associations Are Pleased to Present: BUSINESS OF CURLING SYMPOSIUM–2018 Where: Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB When: May 4-6, 2018 Facilitators: Curling Canada Staff Registration Fees: Including Accommodations: … Continue reading

Dates and Venue announced for national 2018 Travelers Curling Championship

The 2018 national Travelers Curling Club Championship will be held at the Miramichi Curling Club in Miramichi New Brunswick, from November 19 to 24, 2018. Curling Canada is announcing this officially on Friday morning. PEI will be represented by the Jamie … Continue reading

Annual Fox One on One “Tuff Spiel” – Dates now Fri. Mar 23, Sat. Mar. 24

The annual One on One “Tuff Spiel” takes place Friday evening March 23 and continues on Saturday March 24th (revised date) at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside. It’s open to everyone. You play two games Friday evening … Continue reading

Cornwall hosting Under 13 Ch’ships, starting Friday afternoon

The final Curl PEI provincial championship of the 2017-2018 season, the Provincial Under 13 Curling Championship, for curlers a maximum of 12 years of age on June 30 2017, takes place March 16-18 at the Cornwall Curling Club. This is an … Continue reading

Earning her gold – Lauren Lenentine pleased with her role on world junior women’s championship team (Guardian)

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – It’s quite a thing being the best in the world, even if you didn’t get to play. That’s where New Dominion’s Lauren Lenentine stands after she was an alternate with Canada’s junior women’s world championship rink from Nova … Continue reading

Gallant talks about guiding the South Korean “Garlic Girls” to an Olympic silver medal (Guardian)

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Peter Gallant knows the Garlic Girls were the belles of the ball at the recent Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The Charlottetown native also knows as coach of the South Korean women’s team his group could flat … Continue reading

Happy Hour Rocks – Fridays at the Charlottetown Curling Club

Happy Hour Rocks 5-9 every Friday night at the Charlottetown Curling Club. Whether you’re new or experienced, here’s your chance to curl in a relaxed and fun environment. $4 drinks, $5 Drop-In curling fee, $6 food Happy Hour Drink prices … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Rhodenhizer wins two finals in extra ends vs. Morrow (Sil. Fox) to take PEI Travelers Women’s title (updated)

It was an amazing two days for the Debbie Rhodenhizer rink from the Cornwall Curling Club, winning two tiebreakers, the semi-final, and then two final games (both in extra ends) against previously-undefeated Melissa Morrow and her rink from the Silver … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Rhodenhizer forces 2 pm deciding game with extra-end win over Morrow (Sil. Fox) at Travelers

The Cornwall Curling Club team skipped by Debbie Rhodenhizer has won their fourth game in a row, and have forced a 2 pm deciding game in the PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships at the Montague Curling Rink. On Tuesday morning … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Rhodenhizer’s on a roll (Journal Pioneer)

Facing undefeated Morrow for P.E.I. Women’s Travelers Curling Club title MONTAGUE Cornwall’s Debbie Rhodenhizer stitched together three wins – two tie-breakers and a semi-final – at the P.E.I. Travelers Provincial Curling Club Championship at the Montague Curling Club on Monday. … Continue reading

Five point end helps propel Cornwall’s Rhodenhizer rink to the PEI Travelers Women’s finals

It was a long but successful 3 game day for the Debbie Rhodenhizer rink from the Cornwall Curling Club, but, with wins in two tiebreaker games, along with a five-point end in the semi-final, it got them to the women’s … Continue reading

World Champion Lauren Lenentine on CBC Radio Tuesday morning

Listen to Island Morning on CBC Charlottetown 96.1 FM or online at cbc.ca/pei on Tuesday morning for an interview with PEI’s Lauren Lenentine, alternate for gold medal-winning Team Canada at the World Junior Curling Championships in Scotland. Lauren Lenentine … Continue reading

Jamie Newson rink from Silver Fox wins PEI Travelers Men’s, Cornwall steals final end to advance to women’s semi (updated)

The Jamie Newson foursome from the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside are the 2018 PEI men’s representatives for the national Travelers Curling Club Championship, following a 5-3 win over the Alan Inman squad from the  Crapaud … Continue reading

2 pm PEI Travelers Men’s Final set, Cornwall women advance to 2nd tiebreaker

It’ll be the Alan Inman rink from the Crapaud Community Curling Club advancing to the 2 pm Men’s final of the PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships in Montague, following a 9-5 extra-end win over Daryl MacDonald and his team from … Continue reading

Wheelchair curler seeking teammates: Wheelchair/Visually Impaired curling event held (CBC PEI)

When Janice Gillis got in a car accident four years ago, she found out she wouldn’t walk again. Today, Janice uses a wheelchair to get around, but she says she wasn’t going to let her injury stop her from trying … Continue reading

Reminder: Crapaud holding Upstreet Craft Brewing Funspiel this Friday and Saturday

The Upstreet Craft Brewing Funspiel takes place March 16/17 at the Crapaud Community Curling Club. $140/four person team guarantees 3 six-end games, dinner, and a chance to win door prizes. Entertainment by Breakwater, and Ashley Gorman.  For more info, contact … Continue reading

‘It’s pretty sweet’: PEI’s Brett Gallant celebrates back-to-back Brier wins (CBC PEI)

Brett Gallant helped sweep Brad Gushue’s final rock to the button, and the Gushue rink won its second Brier championship in a row on Sunday. Brad Gushue defeats Brendan Bottcher to win back-to-back Brier championships “It’s pretty sweet,” said Gallant, … Continue reading

Bringing home the gold – Lauren Lenentine returns home with a world junior women’s curling title (Guardian)

  CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – New Dominion’s Lauren Lenentine has another medal to add to her collection after she won gold as an alternate with Canada’s junior women’s world championship rink from Nova Scotia. The Kaitlyn Jones skipped-squad from Halifax, N.S., earned … Continue reading

Team Canada goes back-to-back at the Tim Hortons Brier (Curling Canada)

REGINA – Brad Gushue joined some legendary curling company by pulling off back-to-back Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, titles. Gushue’s Team Canada defeated Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher (Edmonton) 6-4 Sunday evening to defend the emotional first-time title Gushue, vice-skip Mark … Continue reading

Silver Fox rinks advance to both Men’s and Women’s ch’ship games at PEI Travelers Ch’ships

Both the Men’s and Women’s teams from Summerside’s Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex are now one win away from a trip to the national Travelers Curling Club Championship. In the 4 pm Sunday provincial Travelers draw in Montague, … Continue reading

Silver Fox, Montague advance to PEI Travelers Women’s Ch’ship round, tiebreakers needed for final team

The six-team women’s round-robin wrapped up with the 4 pm Sunday draw at the provincial Travelers Curling Club Championships in Montague, with Melissa Morrow and her Silver Fox rink finishing undefeated with a perfect 5-0 record, beating the 2nd place … Continue reading

Team Alberta to face Team Canada in Tim Hortons Brier final (Curling Canada)

REGINA – Alberta is a win away from setting a record for most Canadian men’s curling crowns, and if it happens it will come from the latest in a long line of sharpshooting skips the province has produced. Brendan Bottcher’s … Continue reading

Holland College women’s team fundraising to help with travel expenses for Nationals

  The Holland College Woman’s Curling Team will be competing in the 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA)/Curling Canada Championships from March 24-28 in Leduc, Alberta.  The team members are Cynthia Pearson, from Fredericton New Brunswick, who is attending first … Continue reading

Silver Fox rinks undefeated going into Sunday play at the PEI Travelers

Only two teams remain undefeated going into the 9 am Sunday draw at the PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships in Montague, and they’re both from the Silver Fox Curling & Yacht Community Complex in Summerside. Photo: Melissa Morrow delivers a … Continue reading

PEI’s Brett Gallant from Team Canada among Brier First Team All-Stars (Curling Canada)

REGINA — The all-stars and other award winners at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, were announced on the closing weekend of the championship. All-Stars (determined by shooting percentages during the round robin) First Team Curling Canada photo … Continue reading

Perfect skip leads Team Canada into Tim Hortons Brier final (Curling Canada)

REGINA – Perfection can’t be beaten. John Epping found that out the hard way. Team Canada skip Brad Gushue was scored at 100 percent in a 6-2 win over Epping’s Ontario (Toronto) squad in the Page playoff 1-2 game Saturday … Continue reading

Double gold for Canada at World Junior Curling Championships (Curling Canada)

For the seventh time in the history of the World Junior Curling Championships, Canadian teams are bringing home both gold medals. Photo credit: World Curling Federation/Richard Gray/ Click for larger version. Tyler Tardi’s men’s team from Langley, B.C., and the … Continue reading

Gold for Team Canada’s women, including PEI’s Lauren Lenentine, at World Juniors (Curling Canada)

Canada’s Kaitlyn Jones is bringing home a gold medal after a 7-4 win over Sweden’s Isabella Wranaa today at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland. Team Canada celebrates after winning the gold medal at the 2018 World … Continue reading

Team Canada, with PEI’s Lenentine, wins World Junior Curling Gold

Congrats to Team Canada, with Alternate Lauren Lenentine from the Cornwall Curling Club,  who defeated Team Sweden 7-4 this morning to win World Junior Curling gold in Aberdeen Scotland. Photos captured from the livestream. Brian Battensby photo from @TeamKJones Twitter … Continue reading

Final Four set at Tim Hortons Brier. Gushue vs. Ont. in Page 1-2 (Curling Canada)

REGINA – Play it again, boys. The Page playoff games at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, will be repeats of the matchups on the last draw of the Championship Pool Friday night at the Brandt Centre. Team … Continue reading