Colleen Jones's Mayflower rink won their second straight Nova Scotia senior women's curling championship yesterday, earning a spot in next month's nationals.
The field for the 2016 Canadian women's curling championship filled in Sunday with the final women's provincial and territorial championships decided.
Mary Fay's clutch eighth-end draw clinched the women's title for Nova Scotia at the Canadian junior curling championships.
Veteran skip Mike Harris isn't concerned about ranking points, playing in the Grand Slam events or even curling on a full-time basis. The 1998 Olympic silver medallist is back on the curling scene though and will be in the field at the Feb. 1-7 Ontario Tankard in Brantford.
For the first time in the 12-year history of the Continental Cup, Team World and Team North America are deadlocked heading into the final round of competition in Las Vegas. The two squads are even at 22.5 points each in the race to 30.5.
A dramatic shot by Jill Officer helped Team North America avoid disaster at curling's Continental Cup on Saturday. The other two games went to Team World on Saturday morning, giving Team World a 14-10 lead in the overall standings.
Team World's early struggles were made up for in the evening draws on the second day of the 2016 Continental Cup. After being swept in the morning draws, Team World — seeking their first Continental Cup title since 2012 — came back strong on Friday night by recording a sweep of their own over Team North America.
Team World finds itself in an unusual position at the 2016 Continental Cup after taking the lead against Team North America on the opening day of competition. The World squad is riding a three-year losing streak, but hold a 5-4 edge in points after picking up two victories on Thursday evening.
John Epping was pretty much perfect in defeating Brad Gushue 7-4 at the Canadian Open in Yorkton, Sask. Ottawa's Rachel Homan scored a pair in the final end for an 8-7 victory over Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones.
Ottawa's Rachel Homan scored a pair in the final end for an 8-7 victory over Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones in Sunday's final at the Canadian Open in Yorkton, Sask.
Jennifer Jones knocked off defending champion Eve Muirhead with a 7-2 decision in the semifinals at the Canadian Open on Saturday and will face fellow Canadian Rachel Homan in the championship draw. On the men's side, Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., will go for his second straight Canadian Open crown after defeating Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers 5-2 in semifinal action.
Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., scored two points in an extra end to defeat Scotland's David Murdoch 7-5 Thursday at the Canadian Open curling tournament in Yorkton, Sask.
Calgary's Kevin Koe downed Sweden's Niklas Edin 7-5 in the evening draw at the Canadian Open on Wednesday in Yorkton, Sask. In other Draw 5 play, Scotland's David Murdock slipped past Saskatoon's Steve Laycock, scoring a single in an extra end for the 5-4 win.
Ottawa's Rachel Homan earned the first direct-entry berth into the 2017 Canadian curling trials with an 8-7 win over Edmonton's Val Sweeting on Sunday in the Canada Cup women's final.
Homas defeated defending champ Val Sweeting 8-7 in 11 ends
Val Sweeting responded from being dispatched to a tiebreaker by Jennifer Jones on Friday with a 5-3 semifinal victory on Saturday in a rematch.
Jennifer Jones and her team from Winnipeg rebounded from back-to-back losses to open the 2015 Canada Cup by downing defending champ Val Sweeting of Edmonton 9-3 in Friday's evening draw to earn a spot in the semifinals.
Brad Jacobs and Pat Simmons have crowded the top of the men's standings after winning their draws on Thursday night at the 2015 Canada Cup of Curling.
Kevin Koe and his Calgary rink are the only men's crew to go 2-0 on Wednesday in the first two draws at the Canada Cup curling event.
Curling Canada has followed the lead of the World Curling Federation in banning controversial broom heads for the 2015-16 season.