Kelley Law sits alone in first place at the 2011 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship heading into the last draw of round-robin play. Law, with a record of 7-1 and victories over second place teams Roz Craig and Kelly Scott, is guaranteed a spot in the 1 vs. 2 Page Playoff game regardless of the outcome of her game against Jen Fewster in draw 9. (Photo courtesy of Bini Ball – Magna Vita Photography)
Competing in the 2011 Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games will be a dream come true for many of the athletes competing in Thunder Bay. Follow all of the Curling results from the 2011 Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games on Playdowns.com.
Defending BC Women’s Champion Kelly Scott hung on for an 8-6 extra-end win over Nicole Backe in Draw 4 at the Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship presented by Best Western. Scott sits in third place at 3-1 trailing Kelley Law and Roz Craig who are both unbeaten at 4-0. Law and Craig face off at noon Pacific in Draw 5 at the Cloverdale Curling Club. Follow the Live Blog on Playdowns.com.
Kimberley’s Tom Buchy and Kamloops’ Brent Yamada won the final two Interior berths for the Canadian Direct Insurance British Columbia Men’s Curling Championship at the Interior #2 Playdown held at the Prince George Golf and Curling Club this past weekend.
The final two Coastal berths for the Canadian Direct Insurance British Columbia Men’s Curling Championship were determined at the Juan de Fuca Club in Victoria. Neil Dangerfield and Jason Clarke will join the six other teams who have already qualified.
The first four qualifiers for the News Brunswick Molson Men’s Tankard Final 8 were determined at the Gage Curling Club in Oromocto. James Grattan, Jeremy Mallais, Paul Dobson and Rick Perron all advance to the Molson Men’s Tankard Final 8 Feb. 2 to 6 at the Miramichi Curling Club. Four more qualifiers will be determined at the Provincial Wildcard at Curling Beauséjour Inc. in Moncton January 21 – 23.