Tyler Smith Rink is the PEI Tankard Champions

The Tyler Smith rink from the Crapaud Community Curling Club beat Summerside’s, Darren Higgins foursome by a 9-5 score Sunday morning to win the PEI Tankard Curling Championship held at the Crapaud Club in conjunction with the PEI Scotties.  The Scotties was won by the Suzanne Birt rink on Saturday.

2023 PEI Tankard Champions (L-R) Tyler Smith, Adam Cocks, Alex MacFadyen, Edward White

The Tyler Smith team includes Adam Cocks at third, Alex MacFadyen at second and lead Edward White.

Smith won two of the three modified triple knockout sections in the event, while Higgins won one, meaning Smith could win the championship by winning either of the two possible final games.

2023 PEI Tankard Finalists (L-R) Darren Higgins, Tim Hockin, Mike Spencer, Alex MacFadyen

The Darren Higgins rink is rounded out with Tim Hockin, Mike Spencer and Alex MacFadyen.

The Smith team will advance to the Tim Horton’s Brier, March 3-12, 2023 at the Budweiser Gardens in London, ON.

Pictures from the events can be found online at Mike Schut Photography.

Results are available at https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8056

2023 PEI Scotties & Tankard Photo Gallery

We were excited to have Eliza Blacquiere of Elizabeth Design & Photography taking pictures at this year’s PEI Scotties and Tankard, and even more excited that she has shared her pictures with us…

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Suzanne Birt wins the 2023 PEI Scotties

The Suzanne Birt rink, from the Cornwall Curling Club, controlled the C section final of the PEI Scotties against the Darlene London team from the Montague Curling Club in front of a crowd on Saturday evening at the Crapaud Community Curling Club.  Team Birt won the A and B events on Thursday and Friday respectively, under the rules a championship round is not required when a team wins all three sections of the modified triple-knockout draw.

PEI 2023 Scotties Champions (L-R) Suzanne Birt, Marie Christianson, Michelle Shea, Meaghan Hughes, Sinead Dolan

Birt is backed up by Marie Christianson (calls the game, throws third), Michelle Shea (second), Meaghan Hughes (lead), Sinead Dolan (alternate) and coached by Danny Christianson.

2023 PEI Scotties Finalists (L-R) Melissa Morrow, Darcee Birch, Lindsey Cameron, Miranda Ellis

Finalists in this event is the Melissa Morrow rink from the Summerside Curling Club.  While team Morrow was not playing in the C section final, they played in the A and B section finals, making them this year’s Finalists.  Other members of the Melissa Morrow team include Darcee Birch, Lindsey Cameron, Miranda Ellis and coach, Jamie Newson.

The Birt foursome will now advance to the 2023 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, February 17-26 at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, BC.

The PEI Tankard, held concurrently at the same venue, will wrap up Sunday at 9am or 2pm.  Tyler Smith and Darren Higgins are in the championship round, the event will be over if Tyler Smith wins either game.

Pictures from the events can be found online at Mike Schut Photography.

Live end-by-end results are available at https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8056

 

 

PEI Scotties gets underway Thursday

The 2023 PEI Scotties Tournament of Hearts Women’s Curling Championship will take place at the Crapaud Community Curling Club from January 26-29, with four teams competing.  The PEI Men’s Tankard will take place concurrently at the same venue.

There is no admission charge to watch the event however 50/50 draws will be held with the proceeds going towards the capital fundraiser to Paint the Building (Crapaud Community Curling Club).

Defending champions the Suzanne Birt rink, curling out of Cornwall Curling Club, are back looking to defend their title.  Team Birt will be competing against clubmates the Rachel MacLean rink, the Melissa Morrow foursome from the Summerside Curling Club, and the Darlene London team from the Montague Curling Club.

Teams will be playing a modified triple knockout with Birt being seeded 1st based on their Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) points.  Draws go at 9 am and 7 pm on the 26th & 27th; 2 pm and 7 pm on the 28th; and the Championship Round (not needed if a team wins all three draw sections) goes Sunday the 29th at 9 am and, if needed, 2 pm.

The winning team will advance to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts February 17-26 at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, BC.

Live end-by-end results are available at https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8056

Draw Tree

Schedule
Tankard games in White
Scotties games in Purple
Qualifying games in Yellow

Team Rosters

PEI Tankard starts Wednesday

The 2023 PEI Men’s Tankard Curling Championship will take place at the Crapaud Community Curling Club from January 25-29, with eleven teams competing.  The PEI Scotties Tournament of Hearts will take place concurrently at the same venue.

There is no admission charge to watch the event however 50/50 draws will be held with the proceeds going towards the capital fundraiser to Paint the Building (Crapaud Community Curling Club).

The eleven teams entered will be playing a modified triple knockout.  The Adam Casey and Tyler Smith teams have been seeded 1st and 2nd based on their Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) points.  Draws go daily at 9 am, 2 and 7 pm from the 25th – 28th, with the Championship Round (not needed if a team wins all three draw sections) going Sunday the 29th at 9 am and, if needed, 2 pm.

The winning team will represent PEI at the 2023 Tim Horton’s Brier, March 3-12, at Budweiser Gardens in London, ON.

Live end-by-end results are available at https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8056

Draw Tree


Schedule
Tankard games in White
Scotties games in Purple
Qualifying games in Yellow

Team Rosters

Masters Curling Champions Crowned in Montague

The 2023 PEI Masters Curling Championships, with male and female events for curlers age 60 and over , took place from January 18-22 at the Montague Curling Club, with five men’s and three women’s rinks taking part.

2023 Master Women’s Champions (L-R) Shirley Berry, Karen Currie, Gloria Turner, Linda Fairhurst

The Shirley Berry team beat Montague’s Darlene London by a score of 7-3 on Sunday morning to win the PEI Masters Women’s Championship.

2023 PEI Master Women’s Finalists (L-R) DArlene London, Bev Harding, Sherren MacKinnon, Susan Watts

The three women’s teams entered played a double round robin, all teams finished 2-2 and all three team advanced to the playoff round.  Darlene London (ranked 3rd) played Cornwall’s Sandy Hope in the 2vs3 game Saturday evening and won to advance to play the Shirley Berry (ranked 1) team from Cornwall.  The winning Berry team includes Shirley Berry, Karen Currie, Gloria Turner, and Linda Fairhurst while lead Susan Watts, second Sherren MacKinnon, and third Bev Harding round out the Darlene London rink.

2023 PEI Master Men’s Champions (L-R) Peter Rousseau, Phillip McInnis, John Mullin, Garth Cudmore, Edgar Coffin

The Peter Rousseau team from the Cornwall Curling Club beat clubmates the Peter Murdoch team by a score of 4-1 in the first of two possible playoff games, eliminating the need for the second game.  This is the first for Rousseau at the PEI Masters Men’s.

2023 PEI MasterMen’s Finalists (L-R) Peter Murdoch, Bill Hope, Dario Zannier (missing, David Murphy)

The five men’s teams entered in the event played a modified triple knockout, with Murdoch winning the A section and Rousseau wining the B and C.  As the two teams entered the playoffs on Sunday Rousseau had to be beaten twice while they would take the event by winning either game.  The finalist team is made up of (skip to lead) Peter Murdoch, Bill Hope, David Murphy and Dario Zannier while the winning team is comprised of (skip to lead) Peter Rousseau, Phillip McInnis, Garth Cudmore, Edgar Coffin and, alternate, John Mullin.

Both winning teams earn the right to compete at the Canadian Masters at the Thistle-St. Andrew’s Curling Club in Saint John, NB April 2-9, 2023.

Results can be found https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8054.

Southshore Pharmacy Funspiel at Crapaud

Southshore Pharmacy Funspiel – February 10th & 11th at the Crapaud Community Curling Club.

$160/team ~ 3 6-End Games ~ There will be a Competitive Draw ~ Dinner ~ Draw to the Button

To register contact Della Ferguson at  902-218-9466

Lenentine and Schut are heading to the 2023 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships

The Ella Lenentine team from the Cornwall Curling Club are the PEI Pepsi Junior Women’s Curling Champions, after a 9-2 win over their clubmates the Rachel MacLean foursome Sunday morning in the C Section Final at the Crapaud Community Curling Club.  Under the rules, a championship round is not requires when a team wins all three sections of th emodified triple-knockout draw.

Team Lenentine – PEI 2023 Pepsi Junior Champions

This is Lenentine’s third title this season with teammates Makiya Noonan, Kacey Gauthier and Erika Pater along with coach Robbie Lenentine.

Team Easter – PEI 2023 Pepsi Junior Finalists

Finalists in this event is the Madalyn Easter rink from the Summerside Curling Club.  While team Easter was not playing in the C Section Final they played in the A and B Section Finals, making them this year’s Finalists.  Other members of the Madalyn Easter team include Reid Hart, Kenna Warnell and Brooke Lewis as well as coach, Shelley MacFadyen.

The Mitchell Schut team from the Cornwall Curling Club became a threepeat PEI Pepsi Junior Men’s Champions on Sunday morning at the Crapaud Community Curling Club after winning again the Brayden Snow rink.  Like the girl’s division, the championship round was not required.

Team Schut – PEI 2023 Pepsi Junior Champions

The Schut team is made up of Mitchell, Chase MacMillan, Cruz Pineau and Liam Kelly along with coach, Pat Quilty.

Team Snow – PEI 2023 Pepsi Junior Finalists

The PEI U18 and Canada Games representative, the Brayden Snow rink is also the Pepsi Junior Men’s Finalists.  Brayden’s team is rounded out with Jack MacFadyen, Davis Nicholson, Liam Barbrick and coach David MacFadyen.

Team Lenentine and Schut will advance to the 2023 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships in Rouyn-Noranda, Que.

At the closing ceremonies for the Pepsi Provincial Junior Curling Championships on Sunday, the Asham Coaching awards, as voted on by coaches and officials, were handed out, with Dennis Watts, coach of the winning junior men’s team from Cornwall skipped Isaiah Dalton, receiving the award for Junior men’s rinks, and Tammy Dewar, coach of the Sydney Carver team from Montague receiving the junior women’s teams award.

Center: Tammy Dewar, Recipient of the PEI 2023 U21 Asham Coach Award

Also handed out were the sportsmanship awards, voted on by the curlers in the event. Reid Hart, third of the junior women’s finalist rink from Summerside, and Brock Rochford, skip on the Rochford rink also from Summerside were the recipients.

Reid Hart – PEI 2023 U21 Sportsmanship Award Recipient

Borck Rochford – PEI 2023 U21 Sportsmanship Award Recipient

Pictures from the event can found online at Mike Schut Photography.

Results can be found here: https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8055.

Lenentine & Schut still undefeated, play in C Finals at 9 am Sunday vs MacLean and Snow

The “C” finals of the modified triple knockout draw are set for 9 am Sunday at the PEI Pepsi Junior Curling Championships, and the “A” and “B” section winners Ella Lenentine and Mitchell Schut, both from the Cornwall Curling Club, are still undefeated and will be in the “C” finals.  If either team wins their section they will win their event, and the playoff round will not be required.

After winning the B final against Madalyn Easter this afternoon, Lenentine then beat the Sydney Carver team 9-4 this evening to go 5-0 win-loss record and advance to the junior women’s C final, against the Rachel MacLean team, at 9 am Sunday.  Maclean beat Madalyn Easter 9-5 this evening to advance to the C final.

Mitchell Schut and his team continue to dominated the junior men’s section, having played the other four teams in the event.  After winning over Brayden Snow in the B final, Schut went on to win 10-4 against Team Dalton to advance.  Snow defeated Team Rochford 10-4 and will be facing clubmate Schut in the junior men’s C final, at 9am Sunday.

Pictures from the event can found online at Mike Schut Photography.

Winners of this event will advance to the 2023 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships in Rouyn-Noranda, Que.

Full schedule and results can be found here: https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8055.

 

PEI Pepsi Juniors schedule changes as a result of weather

Due to the current weather conditions, Curl PEI has decided to delay the A section qualifier at the Crapaud Community Curling Club on Friday, January 13 to 6:00pm.  This will impact the remainder of the event.

Here are the new draw times:

Teams determined for A section qualifiers at Pepsi Juniors

Two draws are in the books following opening day on Thursday at the PEI Pepsi Junior Curling Championships in Crapaud, with the finalists determined for the 6:00pm (new game time) Friday “A” section qualifier games to pick the first junior men’s and women’s teams to advance to the Sunday championship round.

In the Junior Women’s section, Team Lenentine from the Cornwall Curling Club beat the Carver Rink, from the Montague Curling Club while Team Easter from the Summerside Curling Club won over Team MacLean from the Cornwall Curling Club.  Lenentine will face Easter in the “A” qualifier Friday evening.

On the Men’s side, Team Shaw from the Montague Curling Club had the bye in the first draw but beat Cornwall’s Team Snow in the second draw.  The Schut Rink from the Cornwall Curling Club controlled their game against clubmates, the Dalton Team.  Team Shaw will play Team Schut in the “A” qualifier Friday.

With the modified triple-knockout draw, section winners drop down to compete in other sections.  The section winners advance to the Sunday playoff, unless one team wins all three sections.  In this case, they will be the champions and a playoff won’t be needed.  The winner of two sections will have to beaten twice in the championship round against the winner of the other section.

Draw times have changed for Friday to 1:30pm and 6:00pm because of the current forecast.  Due to weather conditions the draw times have changed again, 6:00pm will be the only be one draw on Friday, January 13.  The rest of the event draw times will be adjusted as a result, new times can be found at the link below.

Winners of this event will advance to the 2023 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships in Rouyn-Noranda, Que.

Full schedule and results can be found here: https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8055.

Summerside Curling Club holding annual Foxy Lady women’s bonspiel

The Foxy Lady bonspiel sponsored by Cavendish Farms is being hosted by the Summerside Curling Club January 27 & 28, 2023.

Black & White is this year’s theme.

Entry fee of $300 per team includes lunch and dancing in lounge on Friday evening.
Saturday’s activities include morning snacks and coffee; lunch and mid-afternoon snack; and evening banquet and prizes.

No provincials teams or regular evening league teams and no stopwatches.

To enter a team email [email protected]

The Ella Lenentine & Brayden Snow rinks are Headed to Timmins, Ontario

The 2023 PEI U18 Curling Championships wrapped up on Thursday afternoon at the Cornwall Curling Club.

The Ella Lenentine rink, the defending champions, from the Cornwall Curling Club beat Team Easter from the Summerside Curling Club by a score of 6-3.  Team Lenentine went through the event event undefeated.

The Brayden Snow team from the Cornwall and Summerside Curling Clubs beat the defending champion, Isaiah Dalton rink from the Cornwall Curling Club, 7-5, to take the boy’s title.

Team Lenentine and Team Snow will advance to the 2023 Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships, presented by Curling Canada February 6-11, 2023 in Timmons, ON.

The Provincial ASHAM Coach Awards were given to Robbie Lenentine, coach of Team Lenentine and Kyle MacDonald, coach of Team Shaw from the Montague Curling Club (photo of Kyle is not included).

The recipients of the U18 Sportsmanship Awards were given to Makiya Noonan of Team Lenentine and Keegan Warnell of Team Dalton.

End-by-end results will be available at: https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8030

2023 U18 Girl’s Champions Team Lenentine – Ella Lenentine, Makiya Noonan, Kacey Gauthier, Erika Pater and Robbie Lenentine (coach)

2023 U18 Finalists: Team Easter – (L-R) Madalyn Easter, Reid Hart, Kenna Warnell, Brooke Lewis, Shelley MacFadyen (coach) and Cornwall CC Vice President, Debbie Rhodenhizer

2023 U18 Boy’s Champion, Team Snow – Brayden Snow, Jack MacFadyen, Davis Nicholson, Anderson MacDougall and David MacFadyen (coach)

Provincial ASHAM Coach Award recipient, Robbie Lenentine and Cornwall CC Vice President, Debbie Rhodenhizer

2023 U18 Sportsmanship Award winners: Makiya Noonan and Keegan Warnell with Cornwall CC Vice President Debbie Rhodenhizer (center)

Championship Round Set at the 2023 PEI U18 Curling Championships

The PEI U18 Curling Championships wrap up with the Championship Round on Thursday at the Cornwall Curling Club.

The three girls teams and an equal number of boys teams signed up played a double round-robin format, with the Ella Lenentine rink from Cornwall finishing atop the Girl’s standings with a perfect 4-0 win-loss record, and will advance to the second championship game, at 2 pm Thursday, while Team Carver and Team Easter, who finished with 2-2 and 0-4 win-loss records respectively, will square off in the first championship game at 10 am, with the winner advancing to the second championship game.  If Team Lenentine, who went undefeated in the round robin loses the 2 pm game, there will be a third championship game at 6 pm between Lenentine and the winner of the 2 pm match.

Team Snow gets the bye to game 2 in the Boy’s division, finishing the double round-robin in first place at 3-1 win-loss, with second place Team Dalton (2-2) and third place Team Shaw (1-3) playing off in the 10 am semi-final, with the winner facing Team Snow in the 2 pm final.

The winning Girls and Boys rinks from the PEI U18  Curling Championships earn the right to advance to the 2023 Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships, presented by Curling Canada February 6-11, 2023 in Timmons, ON.

Live, end-by-end results will be available at: https://peicurling.com/scoreboard/#!/competitions/8030

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    The Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame is once again offering bursaries to junior curlers from PEI who will be attending college or university in the upcoming season. There are two $1000 bursaries, one for a female … Continue reading

Funding announced to construct a new curling facility in West Prince PEI (Infrastructure Canada)

WEST PRINCE, PE, June 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Clair Sweet of the West Prince … Continue reading

Curling Canada’s inaugural PointsBet Invitational ch’ship to be played Sept. 21-25 at Willie O’Ree Place in Fredericton, N.B. (Curling Canada)

Curling Canada’s newest championship, the PointsBet Invitational, will feature new teams, an exciting new format and new ways to be entertained.   The inaugural PointsBet Invitational will be played Sept. 21-25 at Willie O’Ree Place in Fredericton, N.B., and will … Continue reading

Reminder: Application deadline is June 30 for PEI Curling Hall of Fame student bursaries

    The Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame is once again offering bursaries to junior curlers from PEI who will be attending college or university in the upcoming season. There are two $1000 bursaries, one for a female … Continue reading

Passing of long-time Ch’town curler and drawmaster Don Wonnacott at age 97

The death occurred peacefully at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, surrounded by the love of his family on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 of Don Ashley Wonnacott of Charlottetown, age 97 years. Devoted husband of Florence (nee MacLean), loving father of Mary … Continue reading

New Curling Canada awards program to invest $20K in future builders of sport (Curling Canada)

Curling Canada is launching a new annual monetary awards program for junior curlers growing the sport in meaningful and inclusive ways. The All Heart Junior Curlers Awards is for young Canadians who embody the values of curling by placing the … Continue reading

Curling Canada announces new U-25 event aimed at keeping young players in the game (Curling Canada)

For a lot of young curlers, the transition out of juniors can be difficult. This period in life is usually accompanied by a number of other changes like moving away from home, studying at college or university, or starting a … Continue reading

Application deadline is June 30, 2022 for PEI Curling Hall of Fame student bursaries

    The Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame is once again offering bursaries to junior curlers from PEI who will be attending college or university in the upcoming season. There are two $1000 bursaries, one for a female … Continue reading

Nova Scotia’s Team Purcell wins World Junior bronze (Curling Canada)

Canada’s Team Owen Purcell is taking home the bronze medal after emerging victorious on Sunday at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships in Jönköping, Sweden. Team Owen Purcell won bronze at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships. (Photo, Cheyenne Boone/World Curling Federation) … Continue reading

Nova Scotia’s Team Purcell to play for bronze at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships (Curling Canada)

After a semifinal loss on Saturday, Canada’s Team Owen Purcell will play for bronze at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships. Canada’s Team Owen Purcell will play for bronze at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships. (Photo, World Curling Federation/Cheyenne Boone) … Continue reading

Nova Scotia’s Team Purcell advances to World Junior semis, Canadian women’s team with PEI’s Shaw finishes with 3-6 record (Curling Canada)

Skip Owen Purcell and his Canadian junior men’s team from the Halifax Curling Club are among the final four teams to keep their dreams of winning a world junior curling championship alive at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships in Jönköping, Sweden. … Continue reading

Fall Fling Junior Cashspiel set for Summerside Oct. 7-9

The Fall Fling Junior Cashspiel at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex in Summerside PEI will take place October 7th, 8th & 9th 2022. Spots are filling up fast! Secure one of the 12 spots in either the male or the … Continue reading

Application deadline is June 30, 2022 for PEI Curling Hall of Fame student bursaries

    The Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame is once again offering bursaries to junior curlers from PEI who will be attending college or university in the upcoming season. There are two $1000 bursaries, one for a female … Continue reading

Canadian men’s curling team won its third-straight game, while the women’s team. with PEI’s Katie Shaw, is focused on having a solid finish at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships (Curling Canada)

The Canadian men’s curling team won its third-straight game, while the women’s team is focused on having a solid finish at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships in Jönköping, Sweden.  A two-win day for Team Owen Purcell (5-3) elevated the junior men’s … Continue reading

Canadian Junior Men defeat medal contenders, women (including PEI’s Katie Shaw) split games at 2022 World Juniors (Curling Canada)

The Canadian junior men’s curling team found a big win against a medal contender, while the Canadian women’s team split a pair of games on Wednesday at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships. Team Owen Purcell (Halifax Curling Club) improved … Continue reading

Canadian Teams battling for playoff spots at 2022 World Junior Curling Ch’ships (Curling Canada)

The Canadian junior men’s and women’s teams are now at the halfway mark of the round robin at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships in Jönköping, Sweden and both teams are battling for contention in the playoffs this upcoming weekend. As of … Continue reading

Synergy Fitness and Nutrition once again offering off-season Sport Performance Training to PEI curlers of all ages

Synergy Fitness & Nutrition in Charlottetown is once again offering an off-season Sport Performance Training Program to Island curlers.  All ages are welcome.  They will work with your level of fitness to ensure your training is fitting your needs. Participating … Continue reading

Canadians, including PEI’s Katie Shaw, pick up 1st wins at 2022 World Junior Curling Ch’ships (Curling Canada)

The Canadian teams at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships bounced back with some wins on Monday. After a winless debut yesterday, the teams combined for two victories during three games played in Jönköping, Sweden. PEI’s Katie Shaw, left, and Lauren Rajala … Continue reading

Canadian teams still looking for 1st win after World Juniors opening day (Curling Canada)

Canadian junior men’s and women’s teams began their round-robin schedules at the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships in Jönköping, Sweden on Sunday. The teams played three games combined on opening day and were short of earning a win at the … Continue reading

Passing of PEI Curling Hall of Fame member “D Alex” MacDonald

Suddenly at the Prince County Hospital, on Thursday, May 12, 2022, of Daniel Alexander “D Alex” MacDonald, aged 95 years. Born in Travellers Rest on March 3rd, 1927, son of the late Daniel and Clara MacDonald. Husband of 62 years … Continue reading

Team Canada, including PEI’s Katie Shaw, aims to defend World Junior titles, starting Sunday in Sweden (Curling Canada)

A pair of Canadian teams will aim to end the 2021-22 curling season on the podium as the 2022 World Junior Curling Championships get underway Sunday in Jönköping, Sweden. It will be the first edition of the World Juniors since … Continue reading

Grand Slam win concludes successful run with Team Gushue for PEI’s Gallant (GSOC)

OLDS, Alta.  BY: JONATHAN BRAZEAU — Brad Gushue finished the latest chapter of his storied curling career winning his 13th career Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling men’s championship. Brad Gushue, Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker celebrate with the Champions Cup … Continue reading

ICYMI: Curling Canada now accepting 2022 For the Love of Curling Scholarship applications (Curling Canada)

Young curlers with aspirations both on and off the ice can now apply for Curling Canada’s For the Love of Curling scholarship program to help make those dreams come true. The program will award 11 scholarships of $2,500 each to … Continue reading

Student Athletes: Apply by May 12 for Sport PEI scholarships and credits

SPORT PEI SCHOLARSHIPS 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 12, 2022. The Sport PEI scholarships are made possible with support from … Continue reading

Team PEI completes play at Canadian U18s with 3 wins, Fairplay honour

Team Dalton reports that they had a great week at the 2022 Under-18 Canadian Curling Championships in Oakville Ontario, with a lot of close games, although they finished without a win and had to forfeit their final game due to … Continue reading

PEI’s Lenentine rink picks up win at Canadian U18 Ch’ships in Oakville ON

The 2022 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships are continuing at the Oakville Curling Club in Oakville Ontario. PEI’s Ella Lenentine Girls’ rink are 1-5 following round robin play, while the Boy’s rink skipped by Isaiah Dalton are 0-6. … Continue reading

Well-known Stick Curler Bob Leard passes away

Robert “Bob” Leard, a well-known PEI stick curler and curling delivery-stick manufacturer, has passed away. Bob Leard Bob was featured in this 2016 CBC story: Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-stick-curling-2016-1.3852097 Excerpt: “We are doing pretty good for the little old Island, we do … Continue reading

Canadian U18 Ch’ships continue in Oakville ON. PEI Girls’ 1:30 pm game today to be streamed on Curling Canada’s YouTube page

The 2022 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships are continuing at the Oakville Curling Club in Oakville Ontario.  Team PEI PEI is represented by our U18 provincial champions, the Ella Lenentine-skipped Girls team and the Boys rink skipped by … Continue reading

Canadian U18 Ch’ships underway in Oakville ON. PEI Boys’ 9:30 pm game sched. to be streamed on Curling Canada’s YouTube page

The 2022 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships are underway at the Oakville Curling Club in Oakville Ontario.  Team PEI PEI is represented by our U18 provincial champions, the Ella Lenentine-skipped Girls team and the Boys rink skipped by … Continue reading

Curling Canada now accepting 2022 For the Love of Curling Scholarship applications (Curling Canada)

Young curlers with aspirations both on and off the ice can now apply for Curling Canada’s For the Love of Curling scholarship program to help make those dreams come true. The program will award 11 scholarships of $2,500 each to … Continue reading

Student Athletes: Apply by May 12 for Sport PEI scholarships and credits

SPORT PEI SCHOLARSHIPS 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 12, 2022. The Sport PEI scholarships are made possible with support from … Continue reading

Canada’s best Under-18 Curling Teams Open Play Sunday in Oakville Ont. (Curling Canada)

For the first time since 2019, Canada’s best young curling teams will gather under one roof to play for national titles when the 2022 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships get underway Sunday. The 2022 Canadian Under-18 Championships will run through … Continue reading

Canada (Peterman/Gallant) eliminated by Norway at 2022 World Mixed Doubles Ch’ship (Curling Canada)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Canada’s run at a podium finish ended on Friday at the 2022 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship.  Canada’s Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant lost to Norway in the qualification game at the 2022 World Mixed Doubles Curling … Continue reading

PEI’s Lenentine and Dalton rinks to compete in Canadian U18 Ch’ships, which start Sunday in Oakville Ont.

The 2022 Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships take place May 1-7 at the Oakville Curling Club in Oakville Ontario. The event was originally scheduled for Feb. 14-20 in Timmins, Ont., but ongoing uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic … Continue reading

Peterman/Gallant clinch Canada’s playoff spot at the 2022 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship (Curling Canada)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Canada has clinched its spot in the playoffs at the 2022 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship. While there’s one more day of round-robin competition to go at Sous-Moulin Sports Centre and two more games for Canada, it … Continue reading

Cornwall’s Etta Reid and Elaine Hughes win Women’s Division silver at Canadian Stick Curling Ch’ship

It was a close 5-4 final on Monday in the 8-team Women’s Division of the Canadian Stick Curling Championships at Curl Moncton, with the Cornwall Curling Club duo of Etta Reid and Elaine Hughes losing in an extra end without … Continue reading

Canada’s mixed doubles team adds two wins on Tuesday (Curling Canada)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Canada’s mixed doubles team put together two of its most convincing victories at the 2022 World Mixed Doubles Championship and is showing plenty of signs of life two-thirds of the way through the round robin. Brett Gallant … Continue reading

Canada’s Peterman/Gallant fall short in bout with Scotland at 2022 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship (Curling Canada)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — What Canada’s schedule lacked in quantity on Monday made up for in quality. Quality shotmaking. Quality strategy. A quality opponent.  Canada’s Brett Gallant and Jocelyn Peterman were just short in a game against Scotland on Monday at … Continue reading

Two wins for Peterman and Gallant on day two of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship (Curling Canada)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Canada’s mixed doubles team is keeping pace with the best in its pool at the 2022 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship.  Canada’s Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant secured two wins on Sunday at the 2022 World Mixed … Continue reading

Applications still open for 2022 Canadian Senior Women’s Curling Friendship Tour to the USA

The Canadian Senior Women’s Curling Friendship Tour to the USA, now scheduled for November 2022, is still accepting applications. Please review the attached documents, and follow the process of applying if you are interested (ignore the application deadline). Click document … Continue reading