The shock is still rattling in the rafters of the Fort William Curling Club after Brad Jacobs unleashed a memorable comeback to win his second-straight Northern Ontario men’s curling championship on Sunday.
Jacobs and his Sault
Vernon’s Jim Cotter and his team of Ken Maskiewich at third, Kevin Folk at second and Rick Sawatsky at lead won the Canadian Direct Insurance British Columbia Men’s Curling championship with a 6-4 win of Victoria’s Neil Dangerfield. Ken Maskiewich will be making his first trip to the Brier after many unsuccessful trips to the BC Men’s Championship.
Championship presented by Kal Tire with a 6-5 win over Brent Yamada. Richard prevailed with a nose hit in the tenth end of the sloppily played Page Playoff third place versus fourth place quarter-final. Richard will face Jim Cotter, who suffered a loss to Neil Dangerfield in the Page Playoff first place versus second place game on Friday night.
It’s been a long time between B.C. men’s curling championships for Neil Dangerfield of Victoria. And he’s making the most of it this week in Vernon.
Now 41, Dangerfield, a laboratory technician for Fisheries and Oceans,
It’s what? Curling art? Oh, Really? At first glance, most people don’t realize they are looking at curling art when they view the creative work of Dean Joanisse. Although his detailed drawings have an evident west coast flavor to them, what is often overlooked by curlers is the imagery of our roaring game within each piece.
The Dominion Northern Ontario Men’s Curling Championship is joining the Playdowns.com Live Blog and Chat this year. Join in for updates and answers to your questions about the action on the ice for select draws and playoffs at the the Fort William Curling Club in Thunder Bay, ON.
At the end of a perfect week, unruffled Andrea Kelly declared she had saved the best for last. The 25-year-old skip from The Gage Golf and Curling Club in Oromocto beat Curling Beausejour’s Sylvie Robichaud 7-2 to win her third straight New Brunswick Scotties Tournament of Hearts provincial women’s curling championship yesterday at the Beausejour in Moncton.