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

Two Men’s, Three Women’s Teams still unbeaten after PEI Travelers Ch’ships Opening Day

Three draws are complete following opening day action at the PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships at the Montague Curling Club. All seven men’s teams have played two games each, while the six women’s rinks have each played one, with the … Continue reading

Photo Gallery from PEI Travelers Draw Two (1st Women’s Draw)

Here is a gallery of photos from Friday afternoon’s second draw of the Provincial Travelers Curling Club Championships in Montague. This draw includes all six women’s teams, plus the  Crapaud and Montague men’s teams. Click on a photo to enlarge. … Continue reading

Photo Gallery from PEI Travelers Opening Draw

Here is a gallery of photos from Friday morning’s opening draw at the provincial Travelers Curling Club Championships at the Montague Curling Rink. This draw includes six of the seven men’s teams (Crapaud’s first game is in Draw Two). Click … Continue reading

Gushue among trio of teams who have qualified for Tim Hortons Brier Page playoffs (Curling Canada)

REGINA – They are the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier champions and the 2014 Olympic gold medallists. But that was then and this is now — the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, and Brad Jacobs’ Northern Ontario team wants … Continue reading

PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships start this morning in Montague

 The 2018 PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships, featuring the winning men’s and women’s teams from individual club playdowns, take place March 9-13 at the Montague Curling Club. All seven dedicated PEI curling facilities are represented on the Men’s side, and six out of … Continue reading

Semifinals for Team Canada men and women at World Juniors (Curling Canada)

Team Canada’s Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones wrapped up the round robin in second place at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships on Thursday. Both teams will move on to Friday’s semifinals at Curl Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland. Team Canada … Continue reading

Atlantic Coaching Conference in April- discounted rates end March 9 (hotel) and 15 (conference)

Coaching with an Edge – the Atlantic Coaching Conference, with this year’s theme “Innovation”, takes place at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax Nova Scotia, April 26-28, 2018. Please  note that the hotel discounted rate at the Westin for our upcoming Atlantic Coaching Conference ends this … Continue reading

Detect and Correct Sessions with Charlie Sullivan: Still room for more coaches Sat. 1-4

Charlie Sullivan from New Brunswick is coming to PEI this Saturday and Sunday March 10 & 11 to help curlers and coaches with detecting and correcting issues. Charlie Sullivan Sullivan is an instructor at the Centre for Curling Excellence at Curl Moncton. … Continue reading

Team Canada women (PEI’s Lenentine is alternate) to play for World Jr. medals

Kaitlyn Jones is through to the semifinals of the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships and Tyler Tardi is one step closer to a playoff berth after a winning day for both Canadian teams on Wednesday in Aberdeen, Scotland. Team Canada’s … Continue reading

NS claims final Tim Hortons Brier Ch’ship Pool spot, PEI ends round robin with win (Curling Canada)

REGINA – Jamie Murphy should sleep well knowing he avoided a nightmare scenario that would have kept him up late with an early morning wakeup call. Murphy’s team from Nova Scotia (Halifax) edged Sean Geall of British Columbia (Kelowna) 7-6 … Continue reading

Peter Gallant back from South Korea without a ‘thank you’ (Edmonton Sun)

REGINA — Peter Gallant sits in the stands here watching his two sons curl, one for Brad Gushue’s Team Canada and the other for Eddie ‘Spuds’ MacKenzie’s Prince Edward Island. Alberta skip Kevin Martin, right, shares a moment with PEI … Continue reading

Update: Final team found for Summerside Mardi-Gras Funspiel

Update: A team has been found A team has pulled out of Mardi Gras funspiel this weekend at the Silver Fox, so they are looking for 1 more team. If you can help, please contact Paul Power. Sponsored by NAPA Provincial … Continue reading

Charlottetown Curling Complex holding Annual General Meeting on March 19

A meeting to discuss future plans for the Charlottetown Curling Complex and to provide a financial update will be held Monday, March 19th at 6 pm. Storm date is Monday March 26th at 6 pm. They encourage all members to attend and become engaged. … Continue reading

Team Canada on top of Pool A, Sask. beats PEI (1-3) in an extra end in Pool B, at Tim Hortons Brier (Curling Canada)

REGINA – With the disappointment of December still lingering for both Brad Gushue and Mike McEwen, they wrote a new chapter of their rivalry on the ice of the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, Monday night.   But … Continue reading

PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships start Friday in Montague

 Montague hosting 2018 PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships  The 2018 PEI Travelers Curling Club Championships, featuring the winning men’s and women’s teams from individual club playdowns, take place March 9-13 at the Montague Curling Club. All seven dedicated PEI curling facilities are … Continue reading

MacKenzie 1-2 after weekend Brier action

PEI’s Eddie MacKenzie rink has one win and two losses following opening weekend play at the Tim Hortons Brier in Regina. They lost their opener 12-7 to Manitoba, but rebounded in their second game with a 7-6 win against Quebec, but … Continue reading

Mitchell Schut and Lauren Ferguson rinks win PEI Under 16 championships

It’s two championships in six days for both Mitchell Schut from the Cornwall Curling Club and Lauren Ferguson from the Charlottetown, Cornwall and Crapaud clubs, capturing the Under 16 championships on Sunday afternoon at the Montague Curling Rink after winning … Continue reading

Under 16 Semi-Finals Photo Gallery

Here is a gallery of photos from this morning’s Semi-Final draw of the Provincial Under 16 Boy’s and Girl’s Curling Championships at the Montague Curling Rink, which wrap up with the 2 pm finals. Click on a photo to enlarge. … Continue reading

Team Canada off to terrific start, Team PEI opens with a loss, at Tim Hortons Brier (Curling Canada)

REGINA – In its first appearance as Team Canada, Brad Gushue’s team from St. John’s showed why it is the defending world champion. What also showed was the lack of weight on the players’ shoulders compared to a year ago. … Continue reading

Canadian junior champs recover from travel ordeals to start strong on 1st day of World Juniors (Curling Canada)

Team Canada’s women’s and men’s teams kicked off with wins all round today at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships, a huge accomplishment considering the travel ordeal both teams endured on the way to Aberdeen, Scotland. Team Canada’s Karlee Burgess … Continue reading

Semi-finals set at PEI U16 Ch’ships

The 10 am Sunday semi-final round is set at the Provincial Under 16 Curling Championships in Montague, with the winners advancing to the Boy’s and Girl’s finals at 2 pm. On the Boy’s side, where all four teams make the … Continue reading

Eddie MacKenzie rink ready to rock at Brier (Guardian)

(by Charles Reid) Island entry is no stranger to Canadian men’s curling championship CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Excuse Eddie MacKenzie if he’s been there, done that, when it comes to the Tim Hortons Brier. MacKenzie’s been to the Canadian men’s curling championship … Continue reading

Cornwall sweeps Vogue Optical 55+ Games Stick Curling medals

It’s probably no surprise that Cornwall Curling Club members won all the medals in the Stick Curling competition at the Vogue Optical 55+ Games, hosted by the Town of Stratford, with curling at the Charlottetown Curling Complex, considering their past … Continue reading

Ferguson, MacLean, Pineau, Schut are 2-0 after U16 Opening Day

Two draws are complete, and four teams remain undefeated with 2-0 win-loss records after opening day play at the Provincial Under 16 Curling Championships at the Montague Curling Club.  In the Boy’s four-team single-pool round robin, the two-time defending champ … Continue reading

Vogue Optical 55+ Games: Thursday Stick Curling Results

Stick Curling Open Division Craswell/Field 8 defeated E Stavert/V Fisher 1 Chowan/Leard 7 defeated Sutherland McIntyre 2 B Crawell/Stratton 5 defeated Keefe/Doiron 2 Gill/MacKinnon 9 defeated Keefe/Doiron 1 Chowan/Leard 5 defeated M Craswell/P Field 4 Sutherland/McIntyre 4 tied B Craswell/Stratton … Continue reading

PEI Under 16 Curling Ch’ships start this afternoon in Montague

The 2018 Provincial Under 16 Curling Championships, with boy’s and girl’s divisions for curlers a maximum of 15 years of age on June 30 2017, take place March 2-4 at the Montague Curling Club. Three of the four boy’s teams … Continue reading

Evening and Weekend Ice Rentals available to start your Olympic curling career! (CornwallCurling.com)

(From the Cornwall Curling Club. Check with all our curling facilities for March ice rental opportunities.)   You’ve watched it on TV at the Olympics, the Scotties, the Brier and the Grand Slam. You may even have seen the Pre-Trials … Continue reading

PEI curling coach Peter Gallant getting lots of friend requests from South Korea (CBC PEI)

Click for audio interview. Peter Gallant, the coach of the South Korea women’s curling team, is back home on P.E.I. after a breakout Olympic performance that saw the team — and him — become stars. P.E.I.’s Peter Gallant returned from South Korea … Continue reading

World Junior Ch’ships begin Sat. in Scotland. PEI’s Lenentine there as alternate (Curling Canada)

Two teams with significant international experience will open play on Saturday in the 2018 World Junior Curling Championship, staged in Curl Aberdeen at Aberdeen, Scotland. The Canadian teams who will play at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, … Continue reading

Cornwall teams win Gold in both Women’s/Mixed and Men’s curling at Vogue Optical 55+ Games

Regular curling wrapped up on Wednesday at the Vogue Optical 55+ Games, hosted by the Town of Stratford, with the curling events being held at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. The Cornwall Curling Club rinks skipped by Gloria Clarke and Barry … Continue reading

Free Wheelchair and Blind Curling Fun Spiel on March 11 at Cornwall

  ParaSport and Recreation PEI,  in partnership with Spinal Cord Injury PEI, are hosting their FREE Wheelchair and Blind Curling Fun Spiel again this year, on Sunday, March 11th at the Cornwall Curling Club, starting with a demonstration at 12:30 pm. At 1:30 they’ll have … Continue reading

Peter Gallant on Island Morning on Thursday

Charlottetown native Peter Gallant helped lead the South Korean women’s team to a silver medal in curling at the Olympics. Coach Peter Gallant stops by Island Morning on CBC Radio in PEI on Thursday. Peter Gallant (CBC photo) … Continue reading

2018 Tim Hortons Brier gets underway Saturday at Regina, Eddie MacKenzie team representing PEI (Curling Canada)

The 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, is set to begin March 3 in the Brandt Centre at Regina, where a new competition format will be unveiled for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship. Brad Gushue’s St. John’s team will … Continue reading

Vogue Optical 55+ Games: Curling results for Mon. and Tues.

Results from 55+  Games curling taking place in Charlottetown. Day 1 Results: Curling Mixed/Women’s Division Clarke 7 defeated Fisher 1 Craswell 8 defeated Ebbett 0 Clarke 8 defeated Durant 0 Bishop 7 defeated Chowan 4 Durant 5 defeated Bishop 2 … Continue reading

Sessions with Charlie Sullivan for curling teams and coaches

Charlie Sullivan from New Brunswick will be coming to PEI on Saturday and Sunday March 10 & 11 to help curlers and coaches with detecting and correcting issues. Charlie Sullivan Sullivan is an instructor at the Centre for Curling Excellence at Curl … Continue reading

PEI Under 16 Curling Ch’ships start Friday in Montague

The 2018 Provincial Under 16 Curling Championships, with boy’s and girl’s divisions for curlers a maximum of 15 years of age on June 30 2017, take place March 2-4 at the Montague Curling Club. Three of the four boy’s teams … Continue reading

Curling Canada honours annual award-winners (Curling Canada)

Two men from Quebec who have worked tirelessly on behalf of the sport of curling have won prestigious Curling Canada awards, it was announced on Tuesday. Curling Canada award winners, Mike Carson (left) and Roger Smith. Mike Carson of Vaudreuil-Dorion … Continue reading

A great Olympics for curling, says former CBC PEI broadcaster Bruce Rainnie (CBC PEI)

The results may have been disappointing for Canada, but Bruce Rainnie says curling results in Pyeongchang are good news for the sport internationally. Rainnie was in Pyeongchang for his eighth Olympic games as part of the CBC broadcast team. He … Continue reading

55+ Games Stick Curling Draw now available

Here is the Stick Curling Draw for the Vogue Optical 55+ Games at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. There are two divisions: M (Men/Mixed) and W (Women) Men’s / Mixed Teams 1 Ernie Stavert / Vince Fisher 2 Myrna Craswell / Paul … Continue reading

Provincial Under 18 Award Winners (Coaching, Sportsmanship)

Following this afternoon Boy’s final and the presentation of the trophies and prizes to the winning and finalist teams at the Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, the awards for Coaching, as voted on by the … Continue reading

Mitchell Schut rink wins PEI Credit Unions Prov. U18 Boy’s title (updated with team photos)

It took two tries today, but the Mitchell Schut team came out winners over their Cornwall clubmates, skipped by Mitchell’s brother Devin, in the Provincial Under 18 Boy’s Curling Championship, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, taking place at the Silver … Continue reading

Lauren Ferguson rink win U18 Girl’s, Devin Schut steals win, forces deciding Boy’s game

It’s down to one game, at 2:15 pm, at the Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, and taking place at the Silver Fox in Summerside. This morning, the Lauren Ferguson rink from Cornwall, Crapaud, and Charlottetown … Continue reading

PEI Credit Unions U18 Monday Ch’ship round set

The two Monday championship round finalists in both the Boy’s and the Girl’s divisions have now been determined in the Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, and taking place at the Silver Fox in Summerside. On … Continue reading

PEI Credit Unions U18 Ch’ship update. Girl’s section down to 2 teams, Mitchell Schut not in Boy’s C final

There are at most three games left in both the Boy’s and Girl’s divisions of the Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, following play this morning at Summerside’s Silver Fox. There WILL be a Monday championship … Continue reading

From PEI to Pyeongchang: Peter Gallant guides South Korea’s ‘Garlic Girls’ to country’s 1st curling medal (CBC)

By Devin Heroux, CBC Sports The South Korean fans wouldn’t stop cheering, even when the game was out of reach and their team was about to lose. The game came to an abrupt stop at the end of that ninth … Continue reading

Mitchell Schut rink wins 1st 2 PEI Credit Unions U18 Boy’s sections, Sanderson, Ferguson win girl’s A and B

The Mitchell Schut rink from the Cornwall Curling Club has a big advantage going into Sunday boy’s play at the PEI Credit Unions Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships being played at the Silver Fox in Summerside. Four boy’s and five … Continue reading

Team Korea, coached by PEI’s Peter Gallant, goes for Olympic Gold this evening

This is a reminder that the Women’s Olympic Gold Medal curling match, between Team Korea and Team Sweden, gets underway at approximately 8 pm PEI time, on TSN, and live streamed on CBC TV and the CBC Olympics app. Photo: … Continue reading

Photos from PEI Credit Unions Provincial Under 18 Ch’ships Saturday afternoon

Here is a gallery of photos from Draw 4, this afternoon at the PEI Credit Unions Provincial Under 18 Ch’ships. All teams except the Emily Sanderson rink were in the draw. Click on a photo to enlarge. … Continue reading

55+ Games Curling Draw set

Here is the draw for the 55+ Games Men’s Open and Mixed, and Women’s curling competition at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. 2018 Mens Open and Mixed/Womens Curling Draw Charlottetown Curling Complex Monday 26-Feb 8:30am Ice 1 Ice 2 Peter MacDonald … Continue reading

Charlottetown’s Robbie Doherty keeps a sharp lookout as an Olympic spotter (Guardian)

Charlottetown’s Robbie Doherty has been having the time of his life being the eyes and ears these past two weeks for Olympic broadcasters in Pyeongchang. Doherty was hired last summer by CBC to work as a spotter in the curling … Continue reading

Lauren Lenentine heading to world ch’ship with Nova Scotia squad (Guardian)

  CORNWALL, P.E.I. – Lauren Lenentine’s curling season has been extended and has required a passport. The Cornwall Curling Club skip leaves Tuesday for Scotland as the alternate for the Nova Scotia-based squad that will represent Canada at the World Junior … Continue reading

CBC Curling Anchor Bruce Rainnie has nothing but praise for South Korea’s Olympic effort (The Guardian)

(by Dave Stewart) The former host of P.E.I.’s supper hour CBC news show says the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games are among the best he’s ever attended. Bruce Rainnie, the anchor of CBC’s curling coverage at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, is … Continue reading

“A” Section finals set at PEI Credit Unions Provincial U18 Ch’ships

The 10 am Saturday “A” section finals of the boy’s and girl’s modified triple knockout draws are set at the PEI Credit Unions Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, which got underway on Friday at the Silver Fox in Summerside, with … Continue reading

South Korean women, coached by PEI’s Peter Gallant, to play for Olympic Gold Medal (NBC)

The top two teams in round robin play will now face off for the gold. Great Britain and Japan will play for bronze. Sweden will now play Korea in the gold medal game Saturday night at 7 p.m. EST. Britain (Eve … Continue reading

PEI Credit Unions Provincial Under 18 Curling Ch’ships start this afternoon in Summerside

The Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, with male and female divisions for curlers a maximum of 17 years of age on June 30, 2017, take place February 23-26, 2018 at the Silver Fox curling club in … Continue reading

WhiteCap Summer Curling Camp in Moncton – for ages 12-15. Accommodations included

  WhiteCap Curling Camp         Aug 5 – Aug 10, 2018 –> for ages 12-15 (call Rick for age exceptions) – accommodations included. Cost: $750 more on-ice time fun social activities with old and new friends special guests … Continue reading

CCE Training Camps in Moncton this summer

  15 SUCCESSFUL YEARS & GROWING The Centre of Curling Excellence (CCE), located at 80 Lockhart Avenue, Moncton NB. began the journey to its goal of delivering quality training in curling skill development in 2004 with a single camp of … Continue reading

Student athletes: apply now for Sport PEI Sport Scholarship Awards

Sport PEI offers Sport Scholarship awards which recognizes excellence and achievement in sport, academics and community involvement.   In 2018, three scholarships of $1000.00 each will be awarded to Island student athletes.  These scholarships are made possible with support from Sport Centre … Continue reading

Final Reminder: PEI U13 Ch’ship Entry Deadline is Friday (Feb. 23)

  The 2018 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 Open event – teams can be all boys, … Continue reading

PEI’s Peter Gallant, coach of the South Korean women’s curling team, on Compass last evening

PEI’s Peter Gallant, coach of the South Korean women’s curling team that is heading to the semi-finals on Friday, was on CBC PEI’s Compass last night, speaking with Colleen Jones. The segment starts at 23:36. He says that the team’s … Continue reading

Charlottetown’s Robbie Doherty scores prime Olympic curling seat with TV job (CBC PEI)

Charlottetown curler Robbie Doherty may not be competing in the Olympics, but he may be doing the next best thing. Doherty is a spotter with Olympic Broadcasting Services, working rinkside at the Olympic curling venue in Pyeongchang, helping out with … Continue reading

Korean Olympic curling team keeping cool heads, says their PEI coach (CBC PEI)

It may be an old cliché, but taking the Olympics one game at a time has been an essential part of the surprising success of Korea’s women’s curling team, says their P.E.I. coach. P.E.I. coach guides South Korea to upset … Continue reading

South Korean curling team ward off more seasoned rivals (The Guardian)

The five women have become internet sensations with their unlikely progression to Winter Olympic semi-finals in Pyeongchang In name only are the Garlic Girls about food. There’s Yogurt, Pancake, Steak, Cookie and Sunny – as in eggs sunny side up. … Continue reading

Flashback to 11 months ago: PEI’s Peter Gallant hopes to lead Korean women curlers to Olympics (CBC PEI)

He’s played in nine Briers and done some coaching in the past — now Peter Gallant of P.E.I. is the national coach for Team South Korea at the world women’s curling championship, and eyeing the Olympics.  “With the Olympics coming up in … Continue reading

Crapaud holding Upstreet Craft Brewing Funspiel

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

Support Cooking for KidSport!

KidSport PEI believes all Island children should have the opportunity to experience the positive benefits that sport offers. Organized sport teaches children important life skills, such as leadership, commitment, teamwork and self-confidence. Staying physically active is important for everyone, and … Continue reading

Flashback to 2011: Rachel Homan vs Team PEI

For many of us on PEI, our first time seeing Olympian Rachel Homan in action was back in 2011, when the Scotties Tournament of Hearts was held at the Charlottetown Civic Centre. Here are some photos from our archives of … Continue reading

Team Newson to represent P.E.I. at Canadian mixed curling ch’ship (Journal)

(by Eric McCarthy) ALBERTON – A jam on a Tyler MacKenzie hit-and-roll attempt on his final shot of the second end allowed the Jamie Newson rink to steal a single for a 2-0 lead en-route to a 7-4 victory in the … Continue reading

PEI Credit Unions Provincial Under 18 Curling Ch’ships start Friday in Summerside

The Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, sponsored by PEI Credit Unions, with male and female divisions for curlers a maximum of 17 years of age on June 30, 2017, take place February 23-26, 2018 at the Silver Fox curling club in … Continue reading

Jamie Newson rink wins PEI Mixed (fours) Ch’ship

The Jamie Newson rink from the Silver Fox and Charlottetown curling clubs beat the Tyler MacKenzie foursome from Charlottetown by a 7-4 score in this afternoon’s final to win the PEI Mixed (Fours) Curling Championship and advance to the nationals, November … Continue reading

Islander Day fun day for ages 13 and under held at Crapaud

Some of PEI’s younger curlers took to the ice today at the Crapaud Community Curling Club for the annual Islander Day Fun Day for ages 13 and Under, organized by Phyllis Stretch, Bobbi-Jo Crossman, Jonathan Ramsay, and Shelley MacFadyen. There … Continue reading

MacKenzie and Newson to meet in 2 pm PEI Mixed final

The Tyler MacKenzie rink from the Charlottetown Curling Complex broke a tie with a three point eighth-end for a 7-4 win over Cornwall’s young Mitchell Schut team this morning to win the PEI Mixed semi-final and advance to the 2 pm … Continue reading

Jamie Newson edges Mitchell Schut to win PEI Mixed “C” event and bye to ch’ship final

The Jamie Newson rink from the Silver Fox and Charlottetown curling clubs, scored a single point in the eighth end after blanking ends four through seven, to edge the Mitchell Schut team from Cornwall 3-2 Sunday evening to win the … Continue reading

Mitchell Schut team wins PEI Mixed “B” final over Jamie Newson squad

The Mitchell Schut team from Cornwall, which includes second Nick Johnston from Schut’s Canada Games Training Team, along with clubmates Sydney Howatt at lead and Sierra Clyke at third from the Canada Games Training Team skipped by Howatt, have captured … Continue reading

Tyler MacKenzie wins PEI Mixed “A” section, Mitchell Schut vs Jamie Newson in “B” final

Saturday was a busy day at the nine-team PEI Mixed (fours)  Curling Championship at the Western Community Curling Club in Alberton, with the “A” section winner decided, and the finalists set for the 10 am Sunday “B” final of the … Continue reading

Former CBC PEI broadcaster Bruce Rainnie’s happy, gruelling Olympic curling marathon (Journal)

(by Tim Arsenault, Armchair Olympians series) If it seems like Bruce Rainnie is always on duty when you tune in CBC’s Winter Olympics coverage, that’s because he is. Bruce Rainnie, left, Joan McCusker and Mike Harris in this screen grab from … Continue reading

Newson, MacKenzie to meet in PEI Mixed “A” event final (Journal)

ALBERTON-It will be Jamie Newson against Tyler MacKenzie in the “A” section final of the P.E.I. Provincial Mixed Fours Curling championship in Saturday’s 10 a.m. draw at the Western Community Curling Club Newson and his Silver Fox and Charlottetown Curling … Continue reading

First draw in the books at PEI provincial mixed curling (Journal)

Tyler MacKenzie scored two with hammer in the extra end to score a 7-5 win over the Calvin Smith rink from Crapaud in the opening draw of the P.E.I. Provincial Mixed Curling championship Friday morning at the Western Community Curling … Continue reading

All seven PEI clubs entered in Provincial Mixed, starting this morning in Alberton (Journal)

ALBERTON – There will be a new P.E.I. provincial mixed (fours) curling championship team declared in Alberton, possibly as early as Sunday evening. The 2018 nine-team modified triple knockout championship tournament begins at the Western Community Curling Club on Friday at … Continue reading

This year’s Tim Hortons Brier has a solid mix of vets and rookies. Get to know teams NS, PEI, and Yukon (Curling Canada)

(by Kyle Jahns) The Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, comes to Regina’s Brandt Centre at Evraz Place this March 3-11. Get to know the teams that will be competing for the Tim Hortons Brier crown this year. Nova Scotia … Continue reading

PEI coach guides South Korea to upset over Canada in women’s curling (CBC PEI)

The host nation upset the Canadian women’s curling team at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Wednesday with a little help from a P.E.I. coach. Peter Gallant, coach of the national women’s team for South Korea, watched as they upset Canada in … Continue reading

PEI Under 13 Ch’ship Entry Deadline is February 23

  The 2018 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 Open event – teams can be all boys, … Continue reading