May 2016

All Things Come to an End...............
Posted in: Just-My-Opinion
(MAY 8, 2016) After 28 years of writing about Manitoba curling here and in the predecessor newspaper, just shy of half of my lifetime, the... read story

Applications now being accepted for 2016 For the Love of Curling Scholarships
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Canada’s young curlers again have the opportunity to benefit from the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program. Funded through the support of... read story

Planning Underway for Manitoba's VIRTUAL CURLING MUSEUM
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After several years of discussion, the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum Inc. (MCHF&M) has taken the first concrete step toward the development of... read story

Another Banner Season for Canadian Curling
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Canadian teams at all levels once again were world-beaters during the 2015-16 curling season, which officially wrapped up this past weekend. There were 10 major international... read story

April 2016

Manitobans Top Humpty's Champions Cup
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Manitoba teams skipped by Jennifer Jones and Reid Carruthers have won the season ending Humpty’s Champions Cup, the Grand Slam of Curling’s unique new final... read story

Team Canada captures men's silverat 2016 World Seniors
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Randy Neufeld is bringing home a silver medal after a 7-4 loss to Sweden’s Mats Wrana in the final of the 2016 World Senior Men’s... read story

Jones Team Players Championship Finalist; Einarson, McEwen Semi-finalists
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Eve Muirhead-SCO defeated Jennifer Jones and her Manitoba team 9-6 to win the Grand Slam - Player's Championship Sunday in Toronto. In the semi-final match-up... read story

Manitoba Falls Short in Tiebreaker at Canadian Wheelchair Championship
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Team Manitoba has lost a tiebreaker game 6-3 to Alberta in the Canadian Wheelchair Championship at the Callie Curling Club in Regina. Skipped by Mark... read story

Warren Hansen inducted into World Curling Hall of Fame
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BASEL, Switzerland — A man who whose contributions to the sport of curling, on and off the ice, are recognized around the world was acknowledged... read story

March 2016

Manitoba Teams Fall Short at Canadian Mixed Doubles
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Mike & Dawn McEwen were the only Manitobans to advance to the playoff round of the Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Saskatoon. The pair went... read story

Neufeld Foursome Wins Silver Medal at Canadian Seniors
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LaSalle's Randy Neufeld team, with women's coach Dale Brooks subbing for Dean Moxham who was out following an appendix operation, won their semi-final but lost... read story

PCs to pursue world curling centre of excellence
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(Editor's Note: For the first time in the memory of this writer, the sport of curling has been given the spotlight in an... read story

2016 Everest Canadian Seniorsbegin Monday in Digby, N.S.
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The 2016 Everest Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships begin Monday at the Digby Area Recreation Centre in Digby, N.S. It’s the second time that... read story

Manitoba Curling Tour "Under New Management"
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An “Under New Management” sign has been posted on the virtual doors of the Manitoba Curling Tour presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. 
Curtis Atkins, Keith... read story

Samagalski Wins Chicken Chef Mixed
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Derek Samagalski's  Gimli CC team defeated Team Braden Calvert-Fort Rouge CC 3-2 in the final of the Chicken Chef Mixed Provincial Championship at the Neepawa... read story

Chicken Chef Mixed Begins Friday in Neepawa
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Former champion teams have been named the top two seeds in Manitoba's Chicken Chef Mixed Championship which gets underway Friday morning in Neepawa. Defending champion... read story

Forrester, Calvert Win Canola Junior Men's Berths
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Hayden Forrester's Fort Rouge team has won the first of two 2017 Canola Junior Men's provincial championship berths available this weekend at West Kildonan. Forrester... read story

MacKay, Watling Win Canola Junior Women's Berths
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Second-seeded Christine MacKay and her Fort Rouge team have earned a berth into the 2017 Canola Junior Women's Championship by winning the first of two... read story

Peterson Wins Scotties Berth
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Third seeded Beth Peterson-Fort Rouge defeated unseeded Cheryl Reed-Brandon 9-8 in the berth final in Carman's Scotties Berth Bonspiel. To reach the final, Peterson defeated... read story

Lyburn Wins Viterra Berth
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Top-seeded William Lyburn-Granite defeated #5 Taylor McIntyre-Granite 6-5 in the final of the Viterra Berth Bonspiel in Carman. To reach the berth game, McIntyre defeated... read story

2016 Ford World Women's Curling Championship begins Saturday in Swift Current, Sask.
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A rookie Canadian skip will take aim at ending a seven-year dry-spell when the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, gets... read story

Fort Rouge Sweep: Wickman, Andries Win Manitoba Travelers
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Fort Rouge teams skipped by Andrew Wickman and Tracy Andries have won the Manitoba Travelers Curling Club championships at St. Vital. Wickman's win defends the... read story

Franklin, Malanchuk Win Manitoba's Credit Unions Masters Championships
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The two winners of the Page 1-1 PLayoff games have won the Manitoba's Credit Unions Masters Championships. Pat Malanchuk-St Vital and Mark Franklin-Granite will represent... read story

Asham U-18 Champions Named
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CurlManitoba hosted the Asham U18 Mixed Doubles, Men’s and Women’s Provincial Championships at the East St Paul Curling Club March 3-6, 2016. The winner of... read story

Koe Wins Alberta's 27th Brier Title; Ties Manitoba
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Kevin Koe's Alberta team posted a 9-5 victory over Brad Gushue-NL to win the Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa. The win gives Koe the trip... read story

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