PEI Masters Curling: undefeated Hope and MacFadyen to square off Sat. morning (Journal)

(by Eric McCarthy) O’LEARY – The defending champion Ted MacFadyen rink will meet the Bill Hope foursome Saturday morning in the “A” final of the 2017 P.E.I. Men’s Masters Curling Championship. Skip Bill Hope watches his throw on one ice … Continue reading

Ramsay faces Alberta Scotties elimination Friday night (Journal)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. – The Geri-Lynn Ramsay-skipped rink now has no more room for error at the 2017 Alberta Scotties provincial women’s curling championship. After getting off to a 3-0 (won-lost) start, Ramsay, a Summerside native, dropped back-to-back close decisions … Continue reading

Northern Ont. beats Lenentine to advance to Juniors playoffs, Smith ends men’s play with a win (Curling Canada)

 @TeamLenentine (Twitter): Our last game didn’t end the way we would’ve liked but we couldn’t be more proud of the way we represented our province  @TeamSmith (Twitter): 5-4 win over Ontario this morning to finish on a high note and … Continue reading

Bill Hope and Ted MacFadyen rinks advance to “A” final at Prov. Masters men’s ch’ship

The Bill Hope rink from the Charlottetown Curling Complex and the Cornwall Curling Club, and the defending champion Ted MacFadyen team from the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex are both undefeated after opening day play at the men’s … Continue reading

Masters (60+) Men’s Ch’ship starts this morning in O’Leary

The PEI Masters Curling Championships, with Men’s and Women’s divisions for curlers age 60 and over, take place from Jan. 27-30 at the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary. Defending champs are the Sandy Hope women’s rink from the Cornwall … Continue reading

Ramsay suffers first loss – to Kleibrink in extra end at AB Scotties (Journal)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. – The Geri-Lynn Ramsay-skipped rink suffered its first loss in heartbreaking fashion at the 2017 Alberta Scotties provincial women’s curling championship. Ramsay (photo from Team Ramsay website teamramsay.weebly.com) The Shannon Kleibrink foursome defeated Ramsay 8-7 in an extra … Continue reading

Smith and Lenentine both suffer losses at Juniors, Ont. women advance to gold medal game (Curling Canada)

It will be nearly three days before Hailey Armstrong’s Ontario team plays for a Canadian junior women’s championship. Team Ontario had a group hug after Thursday’s win that clinched a berth in Sunday’s gold-medal game.(Photo, Curling Canada/Al Cameron) Between now … Continue reading

Lenentine loses to leader Ontario in extra end in Juniors ch’ship round (Curling Canada)

Earlier this week, Camille Boisvert got a big-picture perspective of her trip to Victoria  2017 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Ambrosia Apples. Team Quebec took a seaplane tour of the Victoria area earlier this week. (Photo, courtesy Camille Boisvert) … Continue reading

Ramsay now 3-0 in Alberta Scotties, plays in A section final Thurs. night (Journal)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. – The Geri-Lynn Ramsay-skipped rink is undefeated at the 2017 Alberta Scotties provincial women’s curling championship. Geri-Lynn Ramsay in action at the 2014 Players’ Championship at Eastlink Arena in Summerside on Wednesday morning. ©Jason Simmonds/Journal Pioneer The … Continue reading

On the Button: Brett Gallant interviewed by Angus McStone (Curling Canada)

Curling Canada’s “On the Button” program, hosted by Angus McStone, interviews PEI native Brett Gallant, from Team Gushue. … Continue reading

Mardi Gras Funspiel set for Summerside

Sponsored by NAPA Provincial Auto Parts, the Summerside Rotary Club’s annual Mardi Gras curling funspiel is almost here. This important fundraising event will be held on March 2-4 at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex, with proceeds going to … Continue reading

PEI Men drop Junior ch’ship round opener to Nova Scotia (Curling Canada)

Matthew Manuel and his Nova Scotia team arrived in Victoria last Thursday on a mission. Nova Scotia skip Matthew Manuel says the best is yet to come for his team at the 2017 Canadian Juniors. (Photo, Curling Canada/Bob Vanderford) Manuel, … Continue reading

Curl PEI holding Club Coach Youth workshop in O’Leary on Feb. 12

Curl PEI has just scheduled a Club Coach Youth course to be held in at the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary from 9 am to 5 pm on Sunday, February 12. Cost: $75 per participant. Coaches who take this one … Continue reading

Adult Getting Started League at Cornwall this week. Last week for new signups!

The adult Getting Started League, which rotates weekly between the Charlottetown and Cornwall clubs is in Cornwall this Thursday night, from 8:30-10pm.  It is still not too late to join. If you are interested, please be at the club before 8:30. … Continue reading

Summerside native Geri-Lynn Ramsay wins Alberta Scotties openers (Journal)

ST. ALBERT, Alta. – Summerside native Geri-Lynn Ramsay and her rink won their opening game at the 2017 Alberta Scotties provincial women’s curling championship on Wednesday. Geri-Lynn Ramsay in action at the 2014 Players’ Championship at Eastlink Arena in Summerside. … Continue reading

Lenentine opens Juniors championship round with win against BC (Curling Canada)

It’s playoff time for the PEI rinks at the Canadian Juniors in Victoria BC. Photo: Lauren Lenentine In women’s championship round play Wednesday, Ontario’s Hailey Armstrong (7-0; Kitchener) remained perfect with a 5-3 win over Nova Scotia’s Kristin Clarke (3-4; … Continue reading

Levels 1 and 2 Ice Tech courses offered in Fredericton NB in March and April

NBCA’s Head Ice Technician, Chris Tapley, will be offering both a Level 1 and a Level 2 Ice Tech course at Willie O’Ree Place in Fredericton NB. Level 1:  March 10, 11 & 12 (during installation for the Canadian Seniors) … Continue reading

Geri-Lynn Ramsay excited to skip in Alberta women’s curling championship (Journal)

(by Jason Simmonds) SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – It’s a big week for Geri-Lynn Ramsay.   The Summerside native will be skipping one of 12 teams in the Alberta Scotties provincial women’s curling championship beginning Wednesday in St. Albert, just outside of … Continue reading

PEI’s Smith and Lenentine both advance to the ch’ship round at the Juniors (Curling Canada)

When Kristin Clarke and her Nova Scotia team gave up four points in the sixth end to Manitoba’s Laura Burtnyk on Tuesday night, she was in the very odd position of considering that outcome extremely favourable. Team Nova Scotia kept … Continue reading

PEI Masters Men’s Curling Ch’ship starts Friday in O’Leary, Sandy Hope rink will be PEI’s Masters women’s representativess

The PEI Masters Curling Championships, with Men’s and Women’s divisions for curlers age 60 and over, take place from Jan. 27-30 at the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary. Defending champs are the Sandy Hope women’s rink from the Cornwall … Continue reading

PEI’s Smith (4-2) through to ch’ship round, Lenentine (3-3) looking at tiebreakers at the Juniors (Curling Canada)

When JT Ryan needs some strategy advice, suffice it to say he’s got some pretty decent options. His dad, Jeff, is a world curling champion, having thrown third rocks for Kerry Burtnyk’s 1995 Manitoba team. His uncle, Pat, is a … Continue reading

Photos of PEI teams at the Canadian Juniors

From the Curling Canada Facebook page, here are some photos of teams Lenentine and Smith at the Canadian Juniors. Click on a photo to enlarge, use arrows or swipe on touchscreen to go ahead/back. Photos by Al Cameron and Bob … Continue reading

Cross Roads FD wins PEI Firefighters Ch’ship

The Jerry Hughes rink from the Cross Roads Fire Department defeated the Alan Brown team from Charlottetown Station One Fire Department to capture the PEI. Firefighters Curling Championship held over the weekend at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. The rink includes, … Continue reading

Smith knocks off Alberta to go to 4-1, Lenentine topples NL to improve to 2-3 at the Juniors (Curling Canada)

Officially, Samantha Crook’s New Brunswick team at the 2017 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Ambrosia Apples, has four players — all female. New Brunswick skip Samantha Crook, right, watches as sweepers Kayla Russell, left, and Danielle Hubbard go to … Continue reading

Eight rinks to participate in PEI Credit Unions Seniors Ch’ships, Feb. 10-13

Entries have now closed for the PEI Credit Unions Provincial Seniors Curling Championships, with men’s and women’s divisions for curlers 50 years of age and over, which take place February 10-13 at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. Four men’s and four … Continue reading

Wendy’s U16 Developmental League Resumes this Saturday Morning

After a few weeks off, including this past weekend when most of the teams took part in the Future Scotties/Tankard, the Wendy’s Under 16 Developmental Curling League picks up again this Saturday morning at the Cornwall Curling Club. Here are … Continue reading

Sandra Schmirler Day is Feb. 19. Montague Curling Club wins gold in Curling Club Challenge

Since 2003, well over a hundred curling clubs from every province and the territories have donated or raised funds in support of the Sandra Schmirler Foundation. Monies raised have funded the purchase of life-saving equipment for NICUs in 45 different … Continue reading

Online registration now available for CCE Summer Camps

Online registration is now open for Summer Camps at the NBCA Training Centre – the Centre for Curling Excellence (CCE) at Curl Moncton.  These camps are open to Island teams and players. Visit ccetraining.ca for the latest info, or to register. JULY … Continue reading

Video clips now added to Journal online stories on Scotties and Tankard

Game action video clips of the final shots of the Scotties and Tankard on Sunday have now been added to the Journal Pioneer stories: Mission accomplished for MacPhee rink and  MacKenzie wins Tankard   Click the headlines to view the … Continue reading

Pick up today’s Journal for full Tankard and Scotties coverage

Pick up the paper edition of the Journal Pioneer today for full coverage of the provincial Scotties and Tankard championships, which wrapped up yesterday in Summerside. … Continue reading

Special victory for member of MacKenzie rink — Nabuurs headed to first Brier (Journal)

  (by Jason Simmonds)    SUMMERSIDE – It was a special day for Matt Nabuurs. The 25-year-old won his first Tankard provincial men’s curling championship on Sunday afternoon. Nabuurs will now compete in his first Tim Hortons Brier Canadian championship … Continue reading

MacKenzie wins Tankard (Journal)

  (by Jason Simmonds)  SUMMERSIDE – The Eddie MacKenzie rink took the long road to the Tankard provincial men’s curling championship.   Skip Eddie MacKenzie follows his shot during Sunday’s winner-take-all final in the Tankard provincial men’s curling championship in … Continue reading

MacPhee team members credit strong chemistry as a key to success (Journal)

(by Jason Simmonds)   SUMMERSIDE – It was a successful first year together for the Robyn MacPhee rink.     Sarah Fullerton focuses on her shot during action in the Scotties provincial women’s curling championship at the Silver Fox Curling … Continue reading

Mission Accomplished for MacPhee Rink (Journal)

(by Jason Simmonds) SUMMERSIDE – It was mission accomplished for the Robyn MacPhee rink on Sunday.  The Al Ledgerwood-coached squad from the Charlottetown Curling Complex won the Scotties provincial women’s curling championship.   Skip Robyn MacPhee yells instructions to her … Continue reading

PEI Men (3-1) pick up 2 wins at the Juniors, PEI Women at 1-3 (Curling Canada)

Team Smith: “Strong couple of wins today against Northwest Territories and Newfoundland to move to 3-1! Battling Alberta tomorrow at 6:30PST.” Team Lenentine: “Two tough games today against Alberta and Manitoba. Looking to regroup tomorrow at 6:30 PT VS Newfoundland” … Continue reading

Smith steals six in lopsided win over NWT, Lenentine loses to Alberta at Juniors (Curling Canada)

VICTORIA — All told, it was a terrific Saturday night in Victoria for Colton Goller and his Alberta team at the 2017 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Ambrosia Apples. Alberta lead Nicholas Rabl, right, bumps fists with skip Colton … Continue reading

PEI Scotties and Tankard: Ch’ship day photos from Emily Gray Photography

Courtesy of Emily Gray, here is our last set of photos from the PEI Tankard and Scotties, which wrapped up today at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside. Click on a photo to enlarge, and use … Continue reading

Tankard winner and runner-up photos and updated lineup for MacKenzie rink

From the PEI Tankard closing ceremonies, here is a photo of the winning Eddie MacKenzie rink: Photo (L-R): Al Ledgerwood (coach), Robbie Doherty (lead), Matthew Nabuurs (second), Sean Ledgerwood (third), Eddie MacKenzie (skip) Please note that the team lineup has … Continue reading

Eddie MacKenzie rink wins Tankard PEI Men’s Championship (updated with current MacKenzie roster)

The Eddie MacKenzie rink from the Charlottetown Curling Complex beat their clubmates, the Phil Gorveatt foursome, by an 8-2 score this afternoon to win the Tankard Provincial Men’s Curling Championship, held at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex … Continue reading

Photos of PEI Scotties winning and runner-up teams

Here is the Robyn MacPhee rink, who won the PEI Scotties Tournament of Hearts Women’s Curling Championship, with a 7-5 win over the Veronica Smith team in this morning’s final at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club in Summerside, … Continue reading

MacPhee wins P.E.I. Scotties, MacKenzie forces championship game in Tankard (Journal)

by Jason Simmonds) SUMMERSIDE – The Robyn MacPhee rink is headed to the national Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Robyn MacPhee. © Jason Simmonds/TC Media  MacPhee, third stone Sarah Fullerton, second stone Meaghan Hughes and lead Michelle McQuaid stole single points … Continue reading

Robyn MacPhee rink wins PEI Scotties, MacKenzie forces sudden death Tankard final at 3:30

Two very close championship round matches took place this morning at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex, with one championship decided, and one going to an extra match. The Robyn MacPhee rink have won the provincial Scotties Tournament … Continue reading

Tankard, Scotties wrap up today with draws at 10 and, if needed, 3:30. Final Futures draw at 1

It’s down to the championship round for the Tankard Men’s Provincial Curling Championship, and the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Provincial Women’s championship, and to the final draw in the three-game partial round robin for the Future Scotties/Tankard under 21 developmental … Continue reading

PEI rinks 1-1 at the Canadian Juniors (Curling Canada)

VICTORIA — A year removed from a silver medal at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, Tanner Horgan arrived in Victoria with not just a Northern Ontario moose emblem on his back. If you look closely, you might also see a … Continue reading

Smith beats MacPhee to stay alive at Scotties, Gorveatt to face MacKenzie to decide Tankard (Journal)

(by Jason Simmonds) SUMMERSIDE – The Veronica Smith rink stayed alive at the Scotties provincial women’s curling championship on Saturday evening.   Skip Veronica Smith releases a shot while lead Aleya Quilty, left, and second stone Whitney Young handle the … Continue reading

PEI’s young Lenentine team upsets world champs to open 2017 Canadian Juniors. Tyler Smith rink picks up opening win, too

VICTORIA (Curling Canada) — Normally, after a win like the one Prince Edward Island’s young skip Lauren Lenentine put together Saturday to open the 2017 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, presented by Ambrosia Apples, she might be looking … Continue reading

More Scotties and Tankard photos from Emily Gray photography

Here are more photos from the Scotties and Tankard, courtesy of Emily Gray Photography.  Click on a photo to enlarge, and use arrows or swipe on touch screen to go ahead and back. Photos copyright 2017, Emily Gray … Continue reading

Scotties’ field down to MacPhee, Smith. Gorveatt meets Campbell in Tankard C final at 6 pm (TC Media)

SUMMERSIDE – Veronica Smith and Robyn MacPhee will decide the Scotties provincial women’s curling championship.  Veronica Smith of the Charlottetown Curling Complex will face clubmate Robyn MacPhee in the C section final of the Scotties provincial women’s curling championship at … Continue reading

Crunch time at provincial men’s and women’s curling championships (TC Media)

(by Jason Simmonds) SUMMERSIDE – It’s getting down to crunch time at the provincial men’s and women’s curling championships.  Phil Gorveatt and his rink from the Charlottetown Curling Complex won the B section final at the Tankard provincial men’s curling … Continue reading

MacPhee wins squeaker to take control at the Scotties, Gorveatt captures Tankard B section, Pineau wins Future opener

It was an exciting evening at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex, with the “B” finals in both the Scotties provincial women’s championship, and the Tankard men’s, plus the opening game in the Future Scotties and Tankard developmental … Continue reading

Competition Development (Coaching) Modules

Here are some upcoming Competition Development (Coaching) modules offered around the Maritimes.  These Modules are being offered in PEI: Manage a Sport Program January 31, 2017 Sport PEI $30 Registration Performance Planning May 5 & 6, 2017 Sport PEI $100 … Continue reading

Youth Curling Continues to Grow Across Canada (Curling Canada)

When the 2023 Canada Winter Games get underway in Prince Edward Island, Mixed Doubles curling will be one of the new events on the schedule, and that’s good news for young Canadian curlers. Team Canada celebrates its 2016 Youth Olympics … Continue reading

UPEI teams skipped by Christopher Gallant and Sabrina Smith to compete in AUS Curling Ch’ships

The 2017 Subway Atlantic University Sports (AUS) Curling Championships take place February 9-12 at the Truro Curling Club, with seven women’s and an equal number of men’s teams taking part. Team UPEI Men is skipped by Christopher Gallant, and includes Kyle … Continue reading

Tyler Smith-skipped rink ready for Canadian juniors, Lenentine leads Island squad to its 1st national jr ch’ship (Guardian)

(by Jason Malloy) Smith HUNTER RIVER, P.E.I. – Tyler Smith has been to four national championships, but not with the foursome he will be competing with at this week’s junior competition.  The 18-year-old skip from the Hunter River area and … Continue reading

Entry deadline extended to Monday for Seniors Ch’ships

The entry deadline for the PEI Credit Unions Provincial Seniors Curling Championships, with men’s and women’s divisions for curlers age 50 and over, has now been extended to Monday, January 23. … Continue reading

Two undefeated rinks at provincial Scotties, Tankard championships (Journal)

(by Jason Simmonds) SUMMERSIDE – The Eddie MacKenzie and Robyn MacPhee rinks from the Charlottetown Curling Complex (CCC) have taken the first step at the Tankard and Scotties provincial men’s and women’s curling championships. Lead Robbie Doherty and second stone … Continue reading

“A” section winners determined at PEI Tankard, Scotties

The Robyn MacPhee and Eddie MacKenzie teams from the Charlottetown Curling Complex have earned berths in their respective championship rounds at the PEI Tankard provincial men’s and in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts provincial women’s championships at the Silver Fox … Continue reading

2017 PEI Tankard/Scotties opening draw photos from Emily Gray Photography

Courtesy of Emily Gray, here is a gallery of photos from the PEI  Tankard and Scotties opening draw on Wednesday evening, January 18. Visit her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/emgrayphotography/?fref=ts for the latest pictures. Click on a photo to enlarge, then use … Continue reading

Annual Pink Ladies women’s funspiel set for Montague

The Montague Curling Rink presents its annual PINK LADIES FUNSPIEL, February 24th & February 25th Entry Fee $140/team Guaranteed three 6-end games * Finger foods Friday evening *continental breakfast Saturday morning *pot luck dinner Saturday evening provided BY the Montague … Continue reading

3 pm “A” section finals set at PEI Tankard, Scotties (Journal)

SUMMERSIDE – The A section finals are set at the Tankard and Scotties provincial men’s and women’s curling championships. Both games will go at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex on Thursday at 3 p.m. Blair Jay of … Continue reading

Canadian Jr. Curling Ch’ships start Sat. in Victoria BC (Curling Canada)

VICTORIA — The 2017 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, presented by Ambrosia Apples, get underway Saturday at the Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Archie Browning Sports Centre in Esquimalt, B.C. (Photo, Cody Hall) It’ll be a Canadian Juniors … Continue reading

Adult Getting Started League week 2 – tonight in Charlottetown. New signups welcome!

The Adult Getting Started League continues tonight– at the Charlottetown Curling Complex from 8:30-10pm.  If you were not able to join us last week please feel free to join us tonight.  If you were there last week and you have some friends … Continue reading

Tankard and Scotties “A” Finals go today at the Silver Fox

There are two draws, at 10 am and 3 pm, today at the Tankard provincial men’s and Scotties Tournament of Hearts provincial women’s curling championships at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex, with the men’s and women’s “A” … Continue reading

Men’s, women’s provincial curling ch’ships held in same venue this week (CBC PEI)

Curling fans on P.E.I. this week don’t have to travel very far  this week to see the top men’s and women’s players compete. Pilot project  For the first time, Curl Prince Edward Island is combining the Tankard and Scotties Tournament … Continue reading

PEI Ch’ships: Newson, MacKenzie, Jay, Gorveatt, MacPhee, Jackson win opening games (TC Media)

(by Jason Malloy) SUMMERSIDE-, P.E.I. – Jamie Newson scored singles in the final four ends to start the Prince Edward Island Tankard men’s curling championship with a 7-3 victory over Calvin Smith Wednesday in Summerside. Skip Jamie Newson yells during … Continue reading

Greater Ch’town Area Chamber of Commerce holding corporate curling bonspiel

Register your team by February 1st, 2017 for your chance to win a curling team happy hour! Get your team team of 4 or 2 together and join us for a fun filled day at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. PRIZES – TRIVIA … Continue reading

Sunday Fun Night – Jan. 22 at Cornwall – Open to all!

Sunday Fun Night Jan 22- 7pm Open to all members and non-members Come and have a fun 6 end game with family or friends! It’s a great way to introduce the game to a new curler that might be interested … Continue reading

Birt enjoying break from curling, but desire to compete remains strong (Guardian)

(by Jason Malloy) CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The skip with the most Prince Edward Island women’s curling titles is not competing at this year’s event but is far from ready to use the “R” word. Suzanne Birt has won nine of … Continue reading

Stick curling ch’ships set for Cornwall next month. Entries now closed

The Ferguson-Logan Montague Funeral Home Provincial Stick Curling Championships, for two-person teams with Open (any combination male/female) and Women’s divisions, is set for February 7-9 (mornings and afternoons) at the Cornwall Curling Club. Entries have now closed, with 14 Open … Continue reading

Curling’s ch’ship week begins today, with PEI Scotties and Tankard opening ceremonies and 1st draw (Journal)

SUMMERSIDE – It’s a big week for curling on Prince Edward Island. Curl P.E.I.’s two showcase events – Scotties and Tankard provincial women’s and men’s championships – will take place at the same venue and time as part of a … Continue reading

Reminder of Entry deadlines for Stick, Seniors, U18

Stick The PEI Stick Curling Championships, sponsored by Ferguson Logan Montague Funeral Home, for two-person teams with Open (any combination male/female) and Women’s divisions, is set for February 7-9 (mornings and afternoons) at the Cornwall Curling Club. Entry fee is … Continue reading

‘Must be genetic’: P.E.I. siblings off to curling nationals (CBC PEI)

(by Shane Ross) Two curlers from P.E.I. will have family close by when they compete at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Victoria, B.C., next week. Noah O’Connor is the second on the men’s team, while his younger sister Rachel … Continue reading

Adult Getting Started opening night a big success!

The first night of the ten-week Adult Getting Started in Curling program, which alternates between the Cornwall Curling Club and the Charlottetown Curling Complex, took place last evening at Cornwall, with 32 beginning curlers in attendance. Robyn Mattie from Curling … Continue reading

FREE George’s Deck and Recovery U13 Spiel has room for a few more curlers

The annual George’s Deck and Recovery Under 13 Funspiel takes place on Saturday, January 14th at the Montague Curling Rink. There is NO entry fee, and lunch is included. Three games are guaranteed. It’s open to the first 16 PEI … Continue reading

Silver Fox hosting PEI Scotties, Tankard, and Future Scotties/Tankard events this week

It’ll be a busy five days from January 18 to 22, at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside, as the six-sheet facility will be hosting both the Tankard PEI men’s curling championship and the Scotties Tournament … Continue reading

Curling #3 on ParticipAction Top 10 Favourite Fitness Activities for PEI (CBC PEI)

If you want to get fit there’s no need for a gym, say Prince Edward Islanders, but hopefully there’s a curling rink nearby. ParticipAction has released the results of a vote in the fall on Canadians’ favourite fitness activities. ParticipAction announced the top … Continue reading

Whitecap Junior Curling Camp set for Moncton in August

The 2017 Whitecap Summer Curling Camp for Juniors age 12-18, takes place at the Centre of Curling Excellence in Moncton New Brunswick from August 6-11. This camp uses a similar “all inclusive” format to previous Whitecaps, with meals and five nights … Continue reading

Draw times and teams for Warmup Spiel at Silver Fox this weekend

Here are the draw times and teams for this weekend’s January Warmup Spiel, sponsored by D. Alex MacDonald Ford, at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside, host club for next weekend’s Scotties and Tankard provincial women’s … Continue reading

Curler Brett Gallant finalist for Sr. Male Athlete of the Year at Sport PEI awards night on Feb. 8 (Sport PEI)

Charlottetown, PE – February 8th, 2017 will be another special night in Island sport as Sport PEI prepares to host its 43rd annual awards night at Holland College’s Florence Simmons Performance Hall.  The evening will showcase the Island’s finest amateur … Continue reading

Venue change for Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships

The Provincial Under 18 Curling Championships, originally scheduled for the Crapaud Community Curling Club, will now be held at the Charlottetown Curling Complex. Dates remain the same – February 24-28. Entry deadline is February 3, 2017, and entry fee is … Continue reading

PEI native Geri-Lynn Ramsay making return to Alberta Scotties, this time as skip (Calgary Sun)

(by Danel Austin)  There was always one thing Geri-Lynn Ramsay could count on throughout her curling career. Every year, she’d compete at the provincial curling championships, whether that was in Prince Edward Island or Alberta. Geri-Lynn Ramsay, formerly of Crystal … Continue reading

New Adult Getting Started League kicks off Thursday, with 1st night in Cornwall

The new Thursday evening Adult Getting Started instructional league for beginner curlers, which alternates between the Cornwall Curling Club and the Charlottetown Curling Complex through March 16, kicks off this Thursday, January 12 at Cornwall, from 8:30 to 10 pm. … Continue reading

Town of Cornwall hosting 55+ Games Feb. 20-24, with regular and stick curling at the Cornwall Curling Club

The Town of Cornwall will host the 2017 Vogue Optical 55+ Winter Games from February 20-24, 2017. All seniors are encouraged to participate in this fun, friendly competition. Events will include: hockey, pickleball, bowling, auction 45s, cribbage, curling, stick curling, contract … Continue reading

Curling and Mixed Doubles Curling included in 2023 Canada Winter Games, hosted in PEI

The Canada Games Council (CGC) has announced the final sports and disciplines selected for the 2023 Canada Winter Games that will be hosted in Prince Edward Island (PEI), and male and female curling, along with mixed doubles curling, are on the … Continue reading

Gushue, with PEI native Gallant, pitches perfect game to win Canadian Open title (GSOC)

(by Jonathan Brazeau) NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — It’s safe to say Brad Gushue is back. The St. John’s, N.L., skip threw a perfect 100 percent in the Meridian Canadian Open men’s final Sunday to defeat Sweden’s Niklas Edin 8-3 and … Continue reading

Cody Dixon Memorial Bonspiel going ahead at 2 pm

The Montague Curling Club announced that they will be going ahead with the final games of the Cody Dixon Memorian Bonspiel today. Games will begin at 2:00pm and be shortened to 4 ends for whatever teams are able to make it. … Continue reading

Cody Dixon Memorial Spiel day 3 delayed until 2 pm

Due to weather and road conditions, the start time for the final day of the Cody Dixon Memorial Bonspiel has been delayed until 2 pm. Check with the Montague Curling Club for any further postponements before heading to the rink. … Continue reading

Gushue, with PEI native Gallant, steals spot in 1 pm Canadian Open final vs. Edin (GSOC)

(by Jonathan Brazeau) NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — No hammer? No problem for Brad Gushue. The St. John’s, N.L., native never held the hammer during his Meridian Canadian Open semifinal match against Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., but stole … Continue reading

Entries have closed for Masters, Future Scotties, Future Tankard

Entries closed at midnight for the Curl PEI Provincial Masters Curling Championships,  for curlers age 60 and over, and for the Future Tankard and Future Scotties developmental events for curlers under age 21. Masters The PEI Masters Curling Championships take … Continue reading

Fox Township Funspiel scheduled for next weekend postponed

The Township Chevrolet, Buick, GMC Open Funspiel, open to everyone 19 years of age and older, originally scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday January 13 and 14  at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside has been … Continue reading

Fox Warmup Spiel rescheduled until next weekend

Due to ice plant problems, the D. Alex MacDonald Ford Warmup Spiel at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex is postponed until next weekend. Schedule TBA.   … Continue reading

Spirit of Sandra Scholarships now accepting applications for 2017. Deadline is May 12

For the past 4 years, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation has awarded $5,000 scholarships to 6 deserving junior curlers. Brooks Roche (2015)  and Veronica Smith (2014) from PEI are among previous recipients of this scholarship. These $5,000 Canadian Junior Curling Scholarships are … Continue reading

Adult Learn to Curl starts Tues. in West Prince

An eight-week Learn to Curl program is starting Tuesday January 10th at 6:30 pm at the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary and rotating each week between Maple Leaf and the Western  Community Curling Club in Alberton. Clean sneakers are … Continue reading

Meet and Greet/Fundraiser for Team Lenentine – PEI Jr. Women’s Champs

The Lauren Lenentine rink, PEI’s 2017 Junior Women’s Curling Champions, are heading to Victoria BC from Jan. 21-29 to represent PEI at the Canadian championships. A “Meet and Greet” Fundraiser in their honour is being held at the Cornwall Civic … Continue reading

Warmup Spiel on Arena Ice for 2019 Canada Winter Games age teams

The New Brunswick Curling Association and the Center for Curling Excellence present: East Coast U16 ½* Canada Winter Games Warm-Up Spiel This event is open to any teams from around the world. This is a great opportunity to play in … Continue reading

Montague hosting Fair Isle Ford men’s funspiel

The Fair Isle Ford men’s funspiel goes February 17 and 18 at the Montague Curling Club, with $120/team entry fee guaranteeing three games. Entertainment Saturday afternoon, barbecue Sat. evening. To register, contact Larry at (902) 838-2513 or montaguecurlingclub@pei.aibn.com. … Continue reading

Junior Performance Clinic with Adam Casey on Jan. 11

An on-ice Performance Clinic for PEI Junior Curlers will be held on Wednesday, January 11, from 5-8 pm at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Community Complex in Summerside. The clinic is being organized by Adam Casey, a former Canadian Junior … Continue reading

January entry deadlines for Future Scotties/Tankard, plus Masters (60+), Stick, Seniors (50+)

Five Curl PEI provincial championships — the Future Scotties (jr. women) and  Future Tankard (jr. men), the Masters, for age 60+,  (2 person) Stick Curling, and the Seniors (age 50+) all have entry deadlines in January. Enter all events online … Continue reading

Junior Curling starting at Ch’town, Cornwall. New curlers, incl. those from Curling 101, welcome!

The holiday season is over, and it’s time to curl! Junior curling programs, including those in the Charlottetown and Cornwall areas, are getting underway across the Island, and all are open to new curlers including those who have participated in … Continue reading

Please share: New Adult Getting Started Curling League getting underway in Ch’town/Cornwall area

Adults interested in participating in the Olympic sport of curling are invited to take part in the new “Getting Started” league, on Thursdays from 8:30-10 pm, running from January 12 through March 16, 2017, and alternating between the Cornwall Curling Club … Continue reading