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Team Blaeser guiding a stone, skipped by Kaiden Beck, at 2022 Twin Anchors Houseboats curling cashspiel, Nov. 12. (Rebecca Willson- Salmon Arm Observer)

Curling teams slide into Salmon Arm for tournament

Teams from across B.C. compete in Twin Anchors Houseboats second annual competition

 

Kelowna Curling Club held an open house to celebrate Curling Day in British Columbia and the club's 80th anniversary (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna Curling Club celebrates Curling Day in B.C.

The event was a free open house, giving people the opportunity to learn how to curl

 

(Photo - Kelowna Curling Club)

Learn to curl at the Kelowna Curling Club

The event runs from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5

 

Vernon’s Alyssa Kyllo (delivering stone) teamed with Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith to win the Nufloors Mixed Doubles Curling Classic at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press - file photo)

Vernon-Kelowna duo victorious at mixed doubles curling classic

Alyssa Kyllo/Tyrel Griffith won the Nufloors World Curling Tour event at the Vernon Curling Club

Vernon’s Alyssa Kyllo (delivering stone) teamed with Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith to win the Nufloors Mixed Doubles Curling Classic at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press - file photo)
Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith, one of Canada’s top mixed curlers, teams up with Vernon’s Alyssa Kyllo for the World Curling Tour’s Nufloors Mixed Doubles Curling Classic Oct. 21-23 at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press file photo)

Vernon set for World Curling Tour mixed doubles event

Ten teams going for $4,500,WCT points at Nufloors Curling Classic Oct. 21-23 at Vernon Curling Club

Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith, one of Canada’s top mixed curlers, teams up with Vernon’s Alyssa Kyllo for the World Curling Tour’s Nufloors Mixed Doubles Curling Classic Oct. 21-23 at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press file photo)
The Japanese rink skipped by Satsuki Fujisawa is among the playoff teams at the Prestige Hotels and Resorts Curling Classic which wraps up Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press - file photo)

Classic playoffs set at Vernon Curling Club

Six teams in both women’s and men’s events remain in hunt for top prize money

The Japanese rink skipped by Satsuki Fujisawa is among the playoff teams at the Prestige Hotels and Resorts Curling Classic which wraps up Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press - file photo)
The Japanese rink skipped by Satsuki Fujisawa is among the playoff teams at the Prestige Hotels and Resorts Curling Classic which wraps up Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press - file photo)

UPDATE: Final four matchups underway at Vernon Curling Classic

Six teams in both women’s and men’s events started the day in hunt for top prize money

The Japanese rink skipped by Satsuki Fujisawa is among the playoff teams at the Prestige Hotels and Resorts Curling Classic which wraps up Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press - file photo)
On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, the Vernon Curling Club, Tourism Vernon and the Sport and Culture Society of the North Okanagan announced that Vernon will host the 2023 Everest Canadian Senior Championships. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon to rock 2023 Canadian Senior Curling Championships

The championships will run Dec. 4-10 and feature 28 teams from across the country

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, the Vernon Curling Club, Tourism Vernon and the Sport and Culture Society of the North Okanagan announced that Vernon will host the 2023 Everest Canadian Senior Championships. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Vernon Paralympian wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet (right) was officially inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in Vancouver Thursday, June 9, as a member of the Classes of 2020 and 2021. (File photo)

Okanagan wheelchair curler draws spot in B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Sonja Gaudet of Vernon was originally elected in 2020 but officially inducted Thursday, June 9

Vernon Paralympian wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet (right) was officially inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in Vancouver Thursday, June 9, as a member of the Classes of 2020 and 2021. (File photo)
A decorative flag hanging inside the Kelowna Curling Club (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Kelowna Curling Club pushing fundraising efforts to sweep away financial woes

The club needs to sell 40 tickets to Lobster Fest by June 10 in order to keep the event

A decorative flag hanging inside the Kelowna Curling Club (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham)

Pickleball returns to Kelowna Curling Club

The club is scheduled to host trade shows as well this summer

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham)
Canada Skip Brad Gushue prepares to deliver a stone against Sweden during a gold medal game at the World Men’s Curling Championships, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Canada’s Gushue takes silver at world men’s curling championship, Sweden wins gold

Fourth straight world crown, sixth overall for Swedish skip Edin

Canada Skip Brad Gushue prepares to deliver a stone against Sweden during a gold medal game at the World Men’s Curling Championships, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep in the bronze medal game against Team Sweden at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Sunday, March 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson earns women’s world curling bronze in 8-7 extra-end win over Sweden

Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni won a record third straight world title

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep in the bronze medal game against Team Sweden at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Sunday, March 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team South Korea at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson loses women’s world curling semifinal 9-6 to South Korea

EunJung Kim will face Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni in Sunday’s final

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team South Korea at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Team Canada skip relishing opportunity to return to Prince George for world championships

Kerri Einarson was set to represent her country in 2020, before COVID cancelled the tournament

Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Canada’s bronze final against Slovakia. (Angela Burger photo)

Bronze finish for North Okanagan’s wheelchair curling Paralympian

Ina Forrest adds a fourth medal to her impressive Paralympic resume

Canada’s bronze final against Slovakia. (Angela Burger photo)
Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Team Canada will play for a wheelchair curling medal at the Beijing Paralympics after a come-from-behind 7-6 win over Norway Thursday, March 9. (Angela Burger Photo)

Spallumcheen wheelchair curler playing for Paralympics medal

Ina Forrest and Team Canada qualify for final four in Beijing; Lumby’s Logan Leach has DNF in Para Alpine event

Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Team Canada will play for a wheelchair curling medal at the Beijing Paralympics after a come-from-behind 7-6 win over Norway Thursday, March 9. (Angela Burger Photo)
Spallumcheen's Ina Forrest takes aim during a wheelchair curling round-robin match Tuesday, March 8, against South Korea at the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing. (Angela Burger Photo)

North Okanagan curler, Canada in mid-week Paralympic funk

Ina Forrest and Canadian wheelchair curling team in three-game losing slide at Beijing

Spallumcheen's Ina Forrest takes aim during a wheelchair curling round-robin match Tuesday, March 8, against South Korea at the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing. (Angela Burger Photo)
Dennis Thiessen (left) and Ina Forrest of Spallumcheen compete in the second session of the wheelchair curling round robin at the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Games on Saturday, March 5. Canada beat Switzerland 8-4. (Angela Burger/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

North Okanagan athletes in Beijing: Leach misses podium, curling team starts strong

Logan Leach places 9th in men’s downhill, Canadian curlers win first 2 matches

Dennis Thiessen (left) and Ina Forrest of Spallumcheen compete in the second session of the wheelchair curling round robin at the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Games on Saturday, March 5. Canada beat Switzerland 8-4. (Angela Burger/Canadian Paralympic Committee)
Skip Kaiden Beck, Nolan Beck, coach Darryl Horne, Alex Watkins and Nick Metcalfe of Salmon Arm Secondary Jackson Campus became Provincial Boys Curling Champions on March 4, 2022 after claiming top spot at the championships in Kelowna. (Photo contributed)

Salmon Arm high school curlers vanquish older rinks to claim provincial title

Grade 9/10 Jackson Campus team defeats Grade 11/12 opponents in B.C. championships

Skip Kaiden Beck, Nolan Beck, coach Darryl Horne, Alex Watkins and Nick Metcalfe of Salmon Arm Secondary Jackson Campus became Provincial Boys Curling Champions on March 4, 2022 after claiming top spot at the championships in Kelowna. (Photo contributed)