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

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