Updated Friday, February 22, 2019

U21 Mixed Doubles

Provincial Qualifiers for U21 Mixed Doubles are this weekend. Qualifier "A" is in Alexandria.
Teams | Draw   Provincials are March 29-31 in Listowel.

OAU Winners

The Carleton Ravens, pictured above won gold in the Ontario University Athletics Championships in Kitchener. Team members are Cameron Goodkey, Mac Calwell, Morgan Calwell, Brendan Acorn,  Alternate, Wesley Stakes and coach Tom Sinclair. The women's team,  Lauren Horton, Calissa Daly, Kaleigh Mackay, Mychelle Zahab and Coach Jodi Horton lost in the quarter finals. PLayoffs Read the full story here...

Governor General's Trophy

Congratulations to Rideau Curling Club on winning the 2019 Governor General's Trophy. Team members were Jeff McCrady (skip), Brian Norman, Morgan Currie, Nick Aubin, Bill Blad (skip) Iain Wilson, Steve Demers and Brian Smith. They are pictured below with Brigadier-General Marc Thériault, Military Assistant to the Governor General. Runner up team was Lennoxville, skipped by Jim Mastine and Jeff Cheal.

Lady Tweedsmuir Trophy

And congratulations also to Richmond Curling Club who won the Lady Tweedsmuir Trophy, both played at RCMP Curling Club. They defeated Christine Paradis and Sue Roy of Lachine. Richmond team members are pictured below: Jennifer Langley (skip) Heather Brophy, Sue Benton, Nancy Samson-Booth, Sue Ann Blakely (skip) Judy Middlemiss, Mary Ann Bednar, and Angie McCallum.

Little Rock Championship

Entries for zone playdowns are now available for the 2019 Hogline Curlers Proshop Little Rock Championship. See all the details on the Youth Spiels Page. The Championship will be held in Almonte on March 23.

Hunt Club 8 Ender

During the Saturday morning league on February 2nd at the Hunt & Golf Club - a steal of 8 by Team Johnston! From left to right – Michel Houle, Dave Johnston, David Bernie, John Urie.

Queen's Alumni Funspiel

Kevin Goheen has been running the Ottawa Branch Queen's Alumni Spiel for 10 years. It takes place this year on Saturday February 23 at Ottawa Curling Club. See all the details here...

 

Senior Provincials

The CurlON Senior Provincials are in Brockville
Teams from this area are Natalie Boucher of Rideau (1-2), Bryan Cochrane of Russell (4-0) and Howard Rajala of Rideau (2-2)  Standings Canadian Seniors are in Chiliiwack BC March 23-28.

Scotties

The Scotties Tournament of Hearts is in Sidney NS. The Championship Rounds continue Friday at 1:30 pm and 6:30 pm. See the TSN broadcast schedule here. Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan are tied for first at 7-2. Standings

World Juniors

The World Juniors is also in Nova Scotia - Liverpool. Representing Canada are Alberta's Selena Sturmay and BC's Tyler Tardi. Some games will be streamed on the WCF youtube channel. Read the media release here...
Standings  Men  |  Women

U18 Titan Slam

This past weekend, Team Deschenes of Manotick, pictured below, went undefeated and won the Junior Slam Series, U18 Titan Slam at Huntley. Chris Inglis won the men's event.

Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel

There are only five openings left in the open division of the 2019 Alexander Keith's Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel. The senior and senator events are full. Registration is on their website.

Team Sinclair US Champ

Bryan Cochrane was brought on full time by the USCA to coach Jamie Sinclair's team leading up to the 2022 Olympics. Jamie is now a 3 time US National Champion and will advance to the World Championships in Silkenborg Denmark in March.
Photo left to right: Taylor Anderson, Sarah Anderson, Bryan Cochrane, Jamie Sinclair, Monica Walker

Sendoff for Team McDonald

Cataraqui Curling Club is having a send off for Scott McDonald and his team on Saturday February 23rd, from 7 to 10 pm. Scott, with Jonathan Beuk, Wesley Forget and Scott Chadwick are representing Ontario at the Tim Hortons Brier in Brandon March 2-10.

Events last weekend

The mixed Doubles Provincial Qualifier A winners are Sierra Sutherland/Thomas Ryan of Rideau, Jessica Thorne/Ryan Hahn of Rideau,
Casey Kidd/Brad Kidd of Peterborough and Erica Hopson/Kevin Tippett of Ottawa CC.  draw
The Provincial is in Brampton March 1-3.
Gore School Curling Championships Congratulations to Cole Lyon, Neil Jennings, Ben Brunatti, and Andrew Trautrim  of Fellowes High School in Pembroke on winning the boys' event. Grace Cave of North Dundas was runner up in the girls'   standings | Playoffs

Learn to Curl Bonspiel

The Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club is hosting a Learn to Curl Bonspiel on March 2 for those with under 3 and under 6 years of curling experience. See the bonspiel page for more details.