Sport PEI Scholarships: application deadline is May 13

Sport PEI offers 4 $1000 Sport Scholarship awards which recognize excellence and achievement in sport, academics and community involvement. Deadline to apply is Thursday May 13, 2021. The Sport PEI scholarships are made possible with support from Sport Centre Physiotherapy, AVIS … Continue reading

PEI ends Circuit Breaker measures a day early. Curling games can now resume Sat. at 8 am

  PEI’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, has announced eased public health restrictions for Prince Edward Island, which go into effect at 8 am on Saturday March 13. Among other things, Organized recreation and team sports (including curling) … Continue reading

PEI’s Brett Gallant (Team Canada) and Adam Casey (Team Manitoba) advance to Tim Hortons Brier final eight (Curling Canada)

There will be no shortage of tension, intrigue and pressure shot-making as Championship Pool play begins on Friday at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI. Eight teams will begin the Championship Pool Friday at 2:30 p.m. (all times Eastern), … Continue reading

PEI ends Brier play with 1-7 record after loss to Ont., Sask. advances to Ch’ship Pool with win over NS (Curling Canada)

The on-ice perspective hasn’t changed for Saskatchewan skip Matt Dunstone. But the appreciation for the sport and seeing the big picture during a challenging year has provided the 25-year-old with some new insight at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented … Continue reading

Vote coming next week on future of Charlottetown Curling Club (CBC)

Members of the Charlottetown Curling Club will meet next week to vote on the future of the club, which has struggled over the last year because of problems with its ice-making equipment. Last October, curling at the club was delayed and eventually … Continue reading

Saskatchewan defeats P.E.I. 10-5 at Brier (Journal)

Saskatchewan scored three in the ninth end to defeat P.E.I. 10-5 Wednesday night at the Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary. Aaron Bartling (Alternate, left) and Tyler Smith from Team PEI (Curling Canada photo) The Matt Dunstone-skipped rink improved to 5-2 … Continue reading

Brier Wed. night: Epping beats Koe, PEI loses to Sask., Gushue beats NL (Curling Canada)

Timing is everything, and John Epping’s Ontario representatives at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI, picked the right time to play their best game of the week. Epping’s Toronto team rolled to an impressive 9-3 win over Team Wild … Continue reading

Smith skips Team P.E.I. in Brier game vs. Team Canada (Guardian)

Team Canada may have defeated P.E.I. 8-4 at the Tim Hortons Brier on Wednesday, but the game was much closer than the final score indicates. Tyler Smith of Team P.E.I. yells instructions to his sweepers during Wednesday’s round-robin game against … Continue reading

PEI picks up 1st win at Brier, plays Team Canada with Islander Brett Gallant today (Journal)

The Eddie MacKenzie-skipped Team P.E.I. scored three in the ninth to defeat Nunavut 7-4 Tuesday for its first win of the Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary. Tyler Smith (left) and Eddie MacKenzie from Team PEI (Curling Canada photo) Nunavut, which … Continue reading

Curling or crokinole? New outdoor game at Tignish park fun for everyone (W. Prince Graphic)

Tignish’s recreation director isn’t sure what to call the new outdoor game at Bicentennial Park, apart from fun. “It’s kind of a weird game,” said Tina Richard. “We had seen the (outdoor) crokinole game that somebody had made, but didn’t … Continue reading

Brier: Team PEI picks up its 1st win, while Team Canada with PEI’s Gallant snaps losing streak (Curling Canada)

Just a reminder to those who were hitting a panic button over Team Canada losing two early games at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI — this is NOT unfamiliar territory for Brad Gushue and his team from … Continue reading

Charlottetown Curling Club’s future to be decided during March 18 membership meeting (Guardian)

The future of the Charlottetown Curling Club will be determined next week. The club is hosting a membership meeting Thursday, March 18, to hear recommendations from working groups. A vote will also be held. “It’s time for the membership to … Continue reading

P.E.I. plays Nunavut today at Brier (Guardian)

P.E.I. looks for its first win today at the Tim Hortons Brier. The Island champs play Nunavut’s Peter Mackey-skipped rink in a battle of 0-4 teams at 4:30 p.m. P.E.I., representing the Crapaud and Montague curling clubs, lost 11-7 to … Continue reading

Sask. gets by Gushue, NL picks up their 1st win, over PEI, Monday night at the Brier (Curling Canada)

Matt Dunstone and Team Saskatchewan are riding a wave of confidence at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI. Saskatchewan’s Team Dunstone draws to bite the button for the win against Team Canada (Curling Canada photo) The latest evidence was … Continue reading

Stratford Ontario to host first edition of new-look expanded field at 2022 Canadian U-21 championships (Curling Canada)

The Canadian Under-21 Junior Curling Championships are heading back to Stratford, Ont., it was announced today by Curling Canada. Stratford Rotary Complex The 2022 Canadian Under-21 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships will be played from March 25-April 1 … Continue reading

P.E.I. poster campaign highlights barriers girls and women face in sports (CBC PEI)

A new poster has been released every Monday leading up to International Women’s Day. Sport P.E.I. has launched a new poster campaign called She’s Got It All, featuring five Island athletes talking about the barriers that girls and women face … Continue reading

“She’s Got it All:” PEI World Champion curler Lauren Lenentine featured on Sport PEI’s International Women’s Day poster

Happy International Women’s Day! On this special day, here is our final She’s Got It All poster, featuring Island curler Lauren Lenentine. She’s Got it All: Focus, intensity, and the expectation to downplay both while competing. Let’s change the game … Continue reading

PEI plays NL, Manitoba with PEI’s Casey takes on McEwen in Monday Tim Hortons Brier action

There are only two Monday draws at the Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary, with Team Manitoba (2-0), which includes PEI’s Adam Casey taking on  Manitoba’s Mike McEwen and Team Wild Card 1 (2-1) at 4:30 pm Atlantic, while Team PEI, … Continue reading

Brier: Koe stays undefeated with win over Gushue with PEI’s Gallant, Team PEI loses to Quebec (Curling Canada)

Wild Card #2 third B.J. Neufeld got what he was expecting when he stepped onto the ice Sunday night against Canada’s Brad Gushue at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI. Neufeld, led by skip Kevin Koe, improved to … Continue reading

Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship resets for 2022 in Montague (Guardian)

The Canadian Firefighters Curling Championship will make one more effort to stage its 61st national event on P.E.I. after a frustrating two-year delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The championships, originally set for early spring 2020 in Charlottetown, are now … Continue reading

Koe rink beats Team PEI for their 3rd straight win (Curling Canada)

Based on outward appearances, it clearly isn’t a traditional Tim Hortons Brier this week at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. Team Wild Card #2’s B.J. Neufeld, left, and Ben Hebert ponder their options during Sunday morning’s win. … Continue reading

Photo archives from Senior Men’s and Women’s Ch’ships

PEI Curling Hall of Fame Chair and Canadian Curling Hall of Fame member Jerry Muzika has made his collection of PEI curling-related clippings from newspapers and other publications available for scanning and publishing on PEICurling.com. Here are clippings related to … Continue reading

P.E.I. loses opener to Nova Scotia at Brier (Guardian)

The Eddie MacKenzie-skipped Team P.E.I. dropped their opener Saturday at the Tim Hortons Brier men’s curling championship in Calgary. The Island champs, including third Tyler Smith, second Sean Ledgerwood, lead Ryan Lowery and alternate Aaron Bartling from Alberta, lost 11-4 in … Continue reading

Manitoba, with PEI’s Adam Casey, off to hot start at Tim Hortons Brier (Curling Canada)

Jason Gunnlaugson has spent enough time grinding out games at quiet curling clubs on the World Curling Tour circuit to know in advance what it would be like playing in the fan-less bubble at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by … Continue reading

Team PEI loses Brier opener to Team Nova Scotia (with Ontario skip) – Curling Canada

Normally, the getting-to-know-you process for a curling team welcoming a new player takes place pre-season with a team get-together, such as a barbecue with a few pops. It doesn’t, suffice it to say, happen very often during the opening weekend … Continue reading

Middaugh makes Memorable Return, Manitoba with PEI’s Casey wins their opener (Curling Canada)

Wayne Middaugh hadn’t thrown a stone at the Tim Hortons Brier since 2013 in Edmonton; hadn’t thrown a stone in a high-level game of ANY kind in more than five years. Wayne Middaugh, skip of Team Wild Card #3, prepares … Continue reading

Team PEI begins Brier play Saturday at 4:30 pm AT against Nova Scotia

Team PEI, skipped by Eddie MacKenzie, begins play at the Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary at 4:30 Atlantic time, against Nova Scotia’s Team Murphy. NS skip Jamie Murphy is not attending, with Ontario’s Scott MacDonald filling in. PEI has added … Continue reading

Photo archives from Women’s, Mixed, Junior (in Ch’town) Ch’ships

PEI Curling Hall of Fame Chair and Canadian Curling Hall of Fame member Jerry Muzika has made his collection of PEI curling-related clippings from newspapers and other publications available for scanning, and publication on PEICurling.com. Here are clippings related to … Continue reading

Team Canada opens with victory (Curling Canada)

Brad Gushue and his reigning Canadian champions from St. John’s, N.L., apparently haven’t missed a beat. Team Canada skip Brad Gushue directs his teammates during opening night action at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier. (Photo, Curling Canada/Michael Burns) Despite playing … Continue reading

Team Gushue with PEI’s Brett Gallant kicks off Brier defence against Team Epping at 9:30 pm on TSN

It’s Team Canada, skipped by Brad Gushue, which includes PEI’s Brett Gallant, taking on Team John Epping at 9:30 pm Atlantic on Friday night as the Tim Hortons Brier Feature Game on TSN 1/4/5 and streaming on http://TSN.ca, TSN Direct … Continue reading

LGT World Women’s Curling Ch’ship to take place in the Calgary Bubble (Curling Canada)

There will be a world women’s curling champion crowned in 2021 after all. The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship 2021, presented by BKT Tires, will be played in a no-fans, safe environment at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park in … Continue reading

Updated: PEI Curling Club Ch’ships Entry Deadline now March 17; Women’s to be held in Crapaud, Men’s in Montague

Curl PEI is still planning to hold the PEI Curling Club Championships, beginning on March 26, 2021, with the winning men’s and women’s teams advancing to the 2021 Everest Canadian Curling Club Championships at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club … Continue reading

P.E.I.’s Eddie MacKenzie rink looking forward to entering the bubble at the Tim Hortons Brier (Guardian)

Although this year’s Tim Hortons Brier Canadian men’s curling championship will be like no other, the Eddie MacKenzie-skipped rink is still looking forward to representing Prince Edward Island against the country’s best men’s teams. MacKenzie, third Tyler Smith, second Sean … Continue reading

Curling Clubs reopening for practice on Thursday

Most PEI curling facilities are reopening on Thursday, but for practice only, as no games are permitted under the Circuit Breaker measures, which continue until March 14 at 8 am, when the clubs should be able to begin curling again. … Continue reading

Tim Hortons Brier begins Friday in the Calgary Bubble (Curling Canada)

Islanders in the event are Team PEI, skipped by Eddie MacKenzie, Brett Gallant on Team Canada, and Adam Casey on Team Manitoba Calgary’s curling bubble has a new set of inhabitants as the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI, … Continue reading

PEI moves out of Modified Red Phase at midnight, permitting curling practice but not games

The PEI Government announced today that the Modified Red Phase will be ending at midnight tonight, with a return to Circuit Breaker measures, which go until March 14 at 8 am. A number of these measures impact PEI curling facilities … Continue reading

35 teams, including Team PEI (MacFadyen siblings) and Brett Gallant and his fiancée to compete in Home Hardware Canadian Mixed Doubles Ch’ship Mar. 18-25 (Curling Canada)

A record prize purse has produced an elite field for the 2021 Home Hardware Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, presented by Nature’s Bounty. Thirty-five teams will play for their share of the $150,000 that will be on the line from March … Continue reading

Sean Ledgerwood wins two P.E.I. curling championships in the same year for first time in lengthy playing career (Journal)

When it comes to curling, it has been a memorable start to 2021 for Sean Ledgerwood. The Cornwall resident and member of the Crapaud Community Curling Club has won two provincial championships for the first time in a career that … Continue reading

ICYMI: Tim Hortons Brier Official Draw, with Team PEI games highlighted

Here is a copy of the Tim Hortons Brier Official Draw, with the games for Team PEI, skipped by Eddie MacKenzie, highlighted with a green background. Times are given in Calgary and Eastern times (add one hour to Eastern for … Continue reading

ICYMI: Tim Hortons Brier Schedule Set (Curling Canada)

(Besides Team PEI, PEI’s Adam Casey is in this event playing third for Team Manitoba, while Brett Gallant is second on Team Canada) Two skips chasing history will be on the ice when the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by … Continue reading

Back to back Scotties wins, Brier starts Friday (Curling Canada)

They were good as gold, for the second straight year. Kerri Einarson and Team Canada will keep the championship trophy for another year after beating Ontario’s Rachel Homan 9-7 on Sunday night at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park in … Continue reading

Montague club closed next 3 days

The Montague Curling Club has announced that they will be closed this Monday through Wednesday. This includes practices. Junior Curling Announcement: Due to the recent outbreaks and out of an abundance of caution we have decided to cancel Junior Curling … Continue reading

Cornwall updates status to include 3 day closure

The Cornwall Curling Club has announced that it will be closed this Monday through Wednesday as per the Chief Public Health Office direction for sports facilities, and then will reopen March 4 for practice at designated times. Click for details … Continue reading

PEI Organized Sport Activities come to a halt for next 3 days

With the PEI Government announcement on Sunday afternoon of a change to Alert Level Red (Restricted) with Modifications, organized sport and recreation activities on PEI, including curling, are not permitted beginning at 12:01 am, Monday, 1 March 2021, for 72 … Continue reading

Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary closed for the season

The Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary has posted the following announcement on their Facebook Page: “In light of the recent covid restrictions put in place we have decided to close for the remainder of the season. We want to … Continue reading

All-Stars, Award Winners announced at 2021 Scotties (Curling Canada)

CALGARY — The all-stars, Joan Mead Builder’s Award and Marj Mitchell Award winners at the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts were announced on Sunday at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park. ALL-STARS (determined based on a combination of shooting percentages … Continue reading

Homan advances to final as Scotties wraps up today (Curling Canada)

On a drama-filled evening at WinSport Arena at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, the field was whittled down to a final four to contest for gold at 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Yes, three playoff berths were available heading into the … Continue reading

Silver Fox suspends league curling for next 2 weeks due to Circuit Breaker

From the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside: “There is no league curling at the Silver Fox Curling club for the next 2 weeks, due to the announcement of another “circuit breaker” from Premier King and Dr. Morrison. This includes … Continue reading

Cornwall Curling Club and ParaSport and Recreation PEI partner to hold successful #CurlingDayinCanada Mini-Spiel

(Report from Club Manager Lori Fitzpatrick) We can’t imagine that anyone had more fun on  #CurlingDayinCanada on Saturday than we did right here on 29 Cornwall Road!! … but we sure hope others did! As a part of Curling Day … Continue reading

Cornwall cancels Sunday curling, except for afternoon practice, due to Circuit Breaker. Further info later.

Due to the Circuit Breaker announced Saturday, the Cornwall Curling Club has cancelled all curling on Sunday, Feb. 28, except for 3:15 to 6 pm Members practice. The Return to Play Committee is meeting Sunday to discuss further action, and … Continue reading

Montague Curling Club Circuit Breaker Announcement

Because of the new cases, Dr. Morrison and the PEI Government have announced another Circuit Breaker. There will be no curling games until March 14th. Practices will be allowed — please contact the club to schedule your practice. … Continue reading

Curl PEI U13 Ch’ship and Youth Jamboree cancelled due to Circuit Breaker

As the 2021 U13 Provincial Curling Championship and the Youth Jamboree both fall within the Circuit Breaker period announced this afternoon by the PEI Government, these events will be cancelled. Curl PEI will be in touch with refund details early … Continue reading

PEI COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures go into effect 8 am Sunday

The PEI Government announced Circuit Breaker measures today, effective at 8 am Sunday and going until March 14 (end date may be earlier or later depending on progress). A number of these measures will impact PEI curling facilities and Curl … Continue reading

#CurlingDayinCanada a big success in Stratford PEI!

Stratford PEI mayor Steve Ogden reports that Curling Day in Canada was a big success today at Pondside Park. He would like to thank organizer Jody Jackson, along with  Blair Weeks and other  Charlottetown Curling Club volunteers as well as … Continue reading

Today is Curling Day in Canada! Check out FREE outdoor curling in Stratford PEI!

The weather is great for Today’s Curling Day in Stratford event, part of the nationwide Curling Day in Canada celebrations. Town staff applied a final flood on Friday morning prior to the rings and hacks being installed at the 15 … Continue reading

PEI Mixed and U16 Curling Championships this weekend both CANCELLED

Out of an abundance of caution, Curl PEI is cancelling both the Provincial Under 16 Curling Championships in Crapaud and the Provincial Mixed Curling Championship in Montague. Both events were scheduled to get underway on Friday. … Continue reading

This weekend’s “Pink Hat” Spiel at the Silver Fox Postponed

We are very sorry, but we have made the decision to postpone our weekend spiel to honour our dear friend Leo Stewart. Based on the present situation in the Summerside area, and the possibility of more news to come, we … Continue reading

PEI’s Birt rink drops must-win game vs. BC, will not qualify for the playoffs at the Scotties (Guardian)

P.E.I.’s Suzanne Birt rink has not qualified for the championship pool at the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary. Team Birt dropped a 9-5 decision to British Columbia’s Corryn Brown in the final draw of the round-robin schedule Thursday … Continue reading

Update: Fun teams and those who want to try curling invited to check out FREE outdoor curling in Stratford PEI Feb 27 in celebration of Curling Day in Canada

Update: the weather is looking great for Saturday’s Curling Day in Stratford! Town staff will be applying a final flood on Friday morning prior to the rings and hacks being installed.  The weather for Sunday isn’t looking great so we … Continue reading

Team Birt’s “must win” game vs. BC at 9:30 pm to be TSN Feature Game

Following a 10-8 win over Team Nunavut this morning, Team Birt’s record is 4-3 heading into their last Scotties round-robin game against Team British Columbia (Team Brown) at 9:30 pm AST tonight.  A loss tonight will keep them out of … Continue reading

P.E.I.’s Team Birt rallies to stay alive at Scotties Tournament of Hearts (Guardian)

Island rink faces a must-win situation in its final round-robin game Thursday night.  P.E.I.’s Suzanne Birt rink is in contention for a playoff spot at the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The Montague and Cornwall curling club team overcame an … Continue reading

Reminder: Fun teams and those who want to try curling invited to check out FREE outdoor curling in Stratford PEI Feb 27-28 in celebration of Curling Day in Canada

Curling Day in Canada is coming up on February 27. In celebration of this event, a group, in partnership with the Town of Stratford, will be hosting two days of fun, free outdoor curling at the Pondside Park outdoor rink, … Continue reading

Curler Lauren Lenentine named Lieutenant-Governor’s Award winner as P.E.I.’s top all-around athlete (Guardian)

The last 14 months have provided opportunities for Lauren Lenentine to realize some childhood dreams. During this time, the 20-year-old New Dominion native has won Canadian and world junior curling championships. This week, she is playing in Canada’s premier women’s … Continue reading

Team Birt wraps up Scotties round robin play today against Team Nunavut with PEI’s Alison Griffin, and Team BC

  PEI’s Team Birt, with a 3-3 record, wraps up round-robin play at the Scotties in Calgary with two games today, at 11:30 am AST against Team Nunavut (Team Eddy, 0-6), which includes PEI’s Alison Griffin, and at 9:30 pm … Continue reading

Big night for curling at Sport PEI Awards! Lauren Lenentine wins Lieutenant Governor’s and Jr. Female Athlete Awards, Brett Gallant wins Sr. Male Athlete honours

It was a big night for curling at the 47th annual Sport PEI Awards, which took place Wednesday evening at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, with reigning Canadian and World Junior Champion curler Lauren Lenentine winning the … Continue reading

Cornwall rinks skipped by Shaw, Schut win P.E.I. junior curling ch’ships (Journal)

The Katie Shaw rink took the long road, while the Mitchell Schut team avoided the stress of a winner-take-all final to clinch its second provincial title in 2021. The two rinks from the Cornwall Curling Club are the Pepsi P.E.I. … Continue reading

Ryan Lowery to make first Brier appearance at age 20 (Eastern Graphic)

Ryan Lowery grew up watching some of the best curlers in Canada on TV, and now he’s going to play them on the country’s biggest stage. Ryan Lowery (submitted photo) The 20-year-old Montague native plays lead on the Eddie MacKenzie … Continue reading

P.E.I.’s Birt rink drops high-scoring game to Fleury’s wild-card team, faces Jennifer Jones 4:30 Wed. (Guardian)

CALGARY, Alta. —  P.E.I.’s Suzanne Birt rink dropped a high-scoring game to Tracy Fleury’s wild-card team at the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Tuesday night. The final score was 10-6. Michelle McQuaid (left) and Marie Christianson closely following a rock … Continue reading

Event Cancellations: Montague Milkcan Bonspiel, Maritime Stick Ch’ships in Wolfville NS

We’ve received notification that a couple of annual events have been cancelled this year:   The long-running Milkcan Bonspiel, which normally takes place in April at the Montague Curling Club, and was also cancelled last year due to the COVID … Continue reading

Event cancelled: Jamie Newson rink seeking 4th consecutive PEI Mixed Title

This event has been cancelled. Nine teams, including the three-time defending champion Jamie Newson rink from the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside, are competing in the PEI Mixed Curling Championship at the Montague Curling Club, from February 26 to … Continue reading

Event Cancelled: Crapaud to host 2021 PEI Under 16 ch’ships, starting Friday

  This event has been cancelled.   This event has been cancelled. This event has been cancelled. The 2021 PEI U16 Championships, with four boys and four girls teams taking part, will be contested at the Crapaud Curling Club from … Continue reading

Team Zacharias with PEI’s Lauren Lenentine is TSN feature game right now

Watch New Dominion native Lauren Lenentine and Team Zacharias on TSN right now at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Calgary they’re playing Team Wild Card 3 (Beth Peterson) and are currently trailing 2-1 playing the sixth end. … Continue reading

Undefeated Dolan, Gorveatt rinks win P.E.I. senior curling championships (Guardian)

It was a case of déjà vu for the Kim Dolan and Philip Gorveatt rinks this past weekend. Both teams went undefeated in the modified-triple-knockout format en route to repeating as the P.E.I. senior curling champions for curlers aged 50 … Continue reading

Former PEI Junior Men’s (“Schoolboys”) Champion skip Peter Johnston passes away at age 71

Peter won the PEI Junior Men’s (known then as the “Pepsi Schoolboys” – there was no junior women’s event) championship back in 1967-1968, as skip for Phil Michael, Don Vickerson, and Ken Smallwood. History of Junior Curling (Wikipedia): The event … Continue reading

Team Birt back on winning track after outlasting Newfoundland and Labrador (Guardian)

P.E.I.’s Suzanne Birt rink is back on the winning track at the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Birt, third Marie Christenson, second Meaghan Hughes and lead Michelle McQuaid outlasted Newfoundland and Labrador’s Sarah Hill by a 12-8 score in Monday … Continue reading

CBC PEI’s Steve Bruce interviews Team PEI Skip Suzanne Birt, tonight on Compass

Watch Compass, the CBC News for Prince Edward Ialand tonight at 6 pm PEI time, as Steve Bruce talks to PEI Skip Suzanne Birt from her Calgary hotel room “to get her thoughts on PEI’s play at the Scotties so … Continue reading

PEI’s Lauren Lenentine and Reigning World Junior Champs earn their 1st Scotties win (Curling Canada)

To all who had observed this team perform in the junior ranks, it was not a matter of “if”. Simply a matter of “when”. And “when” was Sunday night at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, … Continue reading

Quebec rallies late to steal a win from P.E.I.’s Birt rink at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts (Guardian)

It was not the finish the Suzanne Birt rink was hoping for in Draw 6 of the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Sunday. Skip Suzanne Birt releases a shot while lead Michelle McQuaid, left, and second Meaghan Hughes are … Continue reading

Katie Shaw rink wins Pepsi Junior Women’s title

The Katie Shaw rink from the Cornwall Curling Club are the Pepsi Provincial Junior Women’s Champions, after defeating their clubmates the Rachel MacLean foursome by a 6-1 score Sunday afternoon at the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside. The first … Continue reading

Team Schut wins Pepsi Junior Men’s, Jr. Womens’ Deciding game moved up to 2 pm

The Mitchell Schut rink, helped by a 5-point sixth end, beat their Cornwall clubmates the Brayden Snow team 10-4 in eight ends on Sunday to win the Pepsi Provincial Junior Men’s Curling Championship at the Silver Fox Curling Club in … Continue reading

PEI Curlers at the Scotties (from the Curling Canada Souvenir Program)

Besides Team Birt, there are three other PEI-born curlers at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts — Lauren Lenentine on Team Wildcard 2, Alison Griffin on Team Nunavut, and Erin Carmody on Team Nova Scotia. Here’s a look at the team … Continue reading

ICYMI: Fun teams and those who want to try curling invited to check out FREE outdoor curling in Stratford PEI Feb 27-28 in celebration of Curling Day in Canada

Curling Day in Canada is coming up on February 27. In celebration of this event, a group, in partnership with the Town of Stratford, will be hosting two days of fun, free outdoor curling at the Pondside Park outdoor rink, … Continue reading

Team Birt off to a 2-0 start at Scotties (Guardian)

P.E.I. team steals the first nine points against New Brunswick on Saturday night CALGARY, Alta. — The Suzanne Birt rink is 2-for-2 at the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The P.E.I. representative defeated Saskatchewan’s Sherry Anderson 7-6 and New Brunswick’s Melissa Adams 12-4 … Continue reading

PEI’s Team Birt improves to 2-0 with win over NB at the Scotties, will be TSN Feature Game vs Quebec at 4:30 pm Sunday

Team Birt picked up a 12-4 win against Team New Brunswick on Saturday evening to improve to a 2-0 record. They play Team Quebec (Team St-Georges) next, at 4:30 Atlantic Time on Sunday, and will be the featured game on … Continue reading

Pepsi Jrs. Ch’ship Round goes Sunday with Schut vs Snow (Jr. Men’s), MacLean vs Shaw (Jr. Women’s)

It’s down to the Sunday Championship Round at the Pepsi Provincial Junior Curling Championships at the Silver Fox in Summerside. Cornwall’s Team Mitchell Schut could have won the Junior Men’s title on Saturday evening with a win against their clubmates … Continue reading

Kim Dolan rink goes undefeated to repeat as PEI Senior Women’s champs

The Kim Dolan rink from the Cornwall Curling Club won 4 straight games this weekend, 11-4 against clubmate Shirley Berry, 7-4 against Montague’s June Moyaert, 10-2 against Cornwall’s Sandy Hope, and 7-4 against Berry in the “C” Qualifier on Saturday … Continue reading

Gorveatt rink goes undefeated again this year to win PEI Senior Men’s ch’ship

Just like last year, the Philip Gorveatt rink, curling this year out of the Montague Curling Club, swept their way to victory, going undefeated to win the PEI Senior Men’s Curling Championship, for curlers age 50 and over, at the … Continue reading

Event Cancelled: Jamie Newson rink seeking 4th consecutive PEI Mixed Curling Title, starting Feb. 26 in Montague

This event has been cancelled. Nine teams, including the three-time defending champion Jamie Newson rink from the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside, are competing in the PEI Mixed Curling Championship at the Montague Curling Club, from February 26 to … Continue reading

Seniors and Pepsi Juniors update: Gorveatt, Dolan, Schut still unbeaten, could win their respective Ch’ships Sat. eve. Seniors underway early

There’s a busy evening ahead at the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside, as the “C” Qualifiers for both the Seniors and the Pepsi Juniors are taking place, and three of the four events could wrap up. The Seniors started … Continue reading

Islanders pull out win! Team Birt steals dramatic victory at the Scotties (Curling Canada)

Maybe it wasn’t the start Suzanne Birt and her team from Prince Edward Island wanted, but the finish was delightful on Saturday morning at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. P.E.I. skip Suzanne Birt delivers during … Continue reading

Crapaud Community Curling Club to host 2021 PEI Under 16 ch’ships, starting Friday

The 2021 PEI U16 Championships, with four boys and four girls teams taking part, will be contested at the Crapaud Curling Club from February 26 to 28. Last year’s event was “Open” with any combination of boys and girls, while … Continue reading

Birt rink overcomes early deficit to steal Scotties Tournament of Hearts opener, will take on NB at 9:30 pm (Guardian)

P.E.I.’s Suzanne Birt rink persevered in its opening game of the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Saturday. Suzanne Birt – Curling Canada photo Birt, who trailed 5-1 after four ends, rallied for a 7-6 victory over Saskatchewan’s Sherry Anderson,  … Continue reading

Pepsi Jrs: Schut and MacLean win 1st Qualifiers, play again in 9 am “B” Quals

The Pepsi Provincial Junior Men’s and Junior Women’s Curling Championships, for curlers in the Under 21 age category, continue today at the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside, with four junior men’s and three junior women’s teams entered, playing ten-end … Continue reading

Curl PEI Entry Deadline reminders: Youth Jamboree deadline is TODAY (Feb. 20)

Curlers are reminded of the following Curl PEI provincial entry deadline coming up in the month of February. All entries must be made online. PEI Youth Jamboree Location: Silver Fox CC Date: March 13, 2021 Entry Deadline: February 20, 2021 … Continue reading

Reigning Champs Open 2021 Scotties with a victory over Team Zacharias with PEI’s Lenentine (Curling Canada)

It was an agonizingly long wait between competitive curling games, but the champs didn’t miss a beat in their opening game of the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Kerri Einarson’s Team Canada opened its title defence with a 7-3 win … Continue reading

PEI Srs: Dolan one win away from repeat women’s title, Gorveatt and Likely square off again this morning in 2nd Men’s Qualifier

The PEI Senior Men’s and Women’s Championships, for curlers age 50 and over, continue Saturday at the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside. The defending champion Kim Dolan rink from the Cornwall Curling Club is now just one win away … Continue reading