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Ottawa will host the 2021 men’s world curling championship, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ottawa named host city of the 2021 men’s world curling championship

Banking on sport returning to some semblance of normal next year, Ottawa…

Ottawa will host the 2021 men’s world curling championship, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season

Longtime event director weighs in on alternate options for 20-21 curling season
Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs

Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs

Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs

Curling Canada names new head coaches for mixed doubles, wheelchair programs
Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season

Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season

Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season

Curling has several challenges to overcome as sport looks ahead to next season
John Morris will return Kevin Koe’s curling team, in a March 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Decorated curler John Morris returns to team curling, joins Kevin Koe

John Morris is returning to team curling and joining Kevin Koe’s foursome.…

John Morris will return Kevin Koe’s curling team, in a March 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Free agency action has started early in curling due to the coronavirus outbreak, in a March 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian curling’s free agency underway early with teams making moves

A shortened curling season has meant an earlier start to what’s become…

Free agency action has started early in curling due to the coronavirus outbreak, in a March 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Dale Kohlenberg is representing Nunavut at the Tim Hortons Brier, in a March 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Kohlenberg “living the big dream” with Team Nunavut at the Tim Hortons Brier

KINGSTON, Ont. — New to the territory, longtime curler Dale Kohlenberg walked…

Dale Kohlenberg is representing Nunavut at the Tim Hortons Brier, in a March 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Kevin Koe will skip the Canada entry when the main draw begins Saturday at the Tim Hortons Brier, in a Feb. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Defending champion Kevin Koe one of the headliners in strong Brier field

KINGSTON, Ont. — With four national men’s curling titles to his credit,…

Kevin Koe will skip the Canada entry when the main draw begins Saturday at the Tim Hortons Brier, in a Feb. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson wins Canadian women’s curling championship

Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson wins Canadian women’s curling championship

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — A dream team of former skips came together…

Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson wins Canadian women’s curling championship
Athletes at Scotties Tournament of Hearts work to preserve their voices for games, in a Feb. 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Hoarse Hearts; Canadian women’s curling championship hard on skips’ voices

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Kerri Einarson calls it her “winter voice.” Midway…

Athletes at Scotties Tournament of Hearts work to preserve their voices for games, in a Feb. 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada and Germany were tied for top spot in the round-robin standings at the world junior curling championship, in a Feb. 17, 2020 story. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Canadian teams looking strong at world junior curling championship

KRASNOYARSK, Russia — Winnipeg’s Jacques Gauthier posted two victories at the world…

Canada and Germany were tied for top spot in the round-robin standings at the world junior curling championship, in a Feb. 17, 2020 story. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Laura Walker, 29, is making her Scotties Tournament of Hearts debut, in a Feb. 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta skip Laura Walker’s change of heart gets her to first Hearts

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Laura Walker wasn’t going to curl with a…

Laura Walker, 29, is making her Scotties Tournament of Hearts debut, in a Feb. 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Red Deer’s Jocelyn Peterman curls with Team Jones earlier this season. They are vying for a spot in the the 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Friday night in Moose Jaw. (Photo courtesy of Team Jones Twitter)

Red Deer’s Jocelyn Peterman ready for another Scotties appearance

Peterman and Team Jennifer Jones will play in the wildcard game Friday

Red Deer’s Jocelyn Peterman curls with Team Jones earlier this season. They are vying for a spot in the the 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Friday night in Moose Jaw. (Photo courtesy of Team Jones Twitter)
Kerri Einarson is going to the Canadian women’s curling championship, in a Feb. 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Einarson elated to don Manitoba colours at Canadian curling championship

Kerri Einarson is enjoying the prospect of a direct entry into the…

Kerri Einarson is going to the Canadian women’s curling championship, in a Feb. 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Peter Steski recently met with Curling Canada chief executive officer Katherine Henderson, in a Feb. 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

In The Rings: Steski meeting with Curling Canada described as positive step

Elite-level curlers appear to have more of a collective voice with word…

Peter Steski recently met with Curling Canada chief executive officer Katherine Henderson, in a Feb. 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Skip Dan Belich looks on as Ted Lightbrown and Brandon Knelson sweep a rock down the ice during the 75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel at the Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday. More than 50 teams are competing in the bonspiel, which wraps up Friday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel underway in Red Deer

The 75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel is underway at the Pidherney Curling Centre.…

Skip Dan Belich looks on as Ted Lightbrown and Brandon Knelson sweep a rock down the ice during the 75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel at the Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday. More than 50 teams are competing in the bonspiel, which wraps up Friday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Brad Gushue, Northern Ontario’s Brad Jacobs and Ontario’s John Epping claimed their respective men’s curling titles, in a Feb. 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Gushue, Epping, Jacobs get back to Brier, Einarson punches ticket to Hearts

Big names in men’s curling booked Brier berths while the women’s field…

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Brad Gushue, Northern Ontario’s Brad Jacobs and Ontario’s John Epping claimed their respective men’s curling titles, in a Feb. 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Colleen Jones lost to Mary-Anne Arsenault in the Nova Scotia final on Jan. 26, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Mary-Anne Arsenault beats curling legend Colleen Jones in Nova Scotia final

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Colleen Jones fell just short in her bid to…

Colleen Jones lost to Mary-Anne Arsenault in the Nova Scotia final on Jan. 26, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Team Sherrer of Lacombe is set to play at the 2020 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Okotoks on Wednesday. (Facebook Photo)

Lacombe’s Team Sherrer to represent at Alberta Scotties, gets underway Wednesday in Okotoks

The 2020 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts, featuring some of the top…

Team Sherrer of Lacombe is set to play at the 2020 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Okotoks on Wednesday. (Facebook Photo)
Sara McMann                                Photo from Red Deer College

Red Deer College student named top curler

Curler Sara McMann selected 2017-18 ACAC Female Curler of the Year

Sara McMann                                Photo from Red Deer College