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Team Brozic wins Main Event of Mesabi Mixed

Congrats to team Brozic: Jess Brozic, Jill Brozic, Tom Brozic, and Barb Payette.  They won the 2015 Mesabi Mixed Spiel in Eveleth this past weekend.  Great job everyone!

International Results

Congrats to Team Farbelow,  the 2015 Duluth International Open Bonspiel champions.  Team Farbelow; consisting of curlers from both St. Paul and Duluth  defeated team Litman of Duluth in the finals.   Team Farbelow Members left to right in picture – Mike Farbelow, skip – Dean Birman, third – Riley Geissler, second and Erik Lofald, lead.


Playoff schedules 2015


March 3, 2015
Week 2 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team Bagley event
#1 Gunnarson vs Roscoes White (T8) B
#2 Maki vs Gunderson B
#3 Running vs Walker B
#4 Carlson vs Kozlovski B
#5 George vs Kaszuba Main
#6 Leksell vs Peterson Main
#7 Roscoes vs DeVore Main
#8 Litman vs Marquardt Main
Tuesday, March 2, 2015 8:00pm
#5 Fabini vs Brozic B
#7 Polo vs Sormunen (T8) Main



March 3, 2015
Week 2 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team
#1 Moyle vs Roscoe’s Blue Bag B
#2 Florence vs Roscoe’s Red Bag B
#3 Engel vs Thirsty Pagan Bag B
#4 Ritchie vs Stauber Bag M
#5 Brozic (T6) vs Fabini (T6) Bag B
#6 George vs Kimmes Bag M
#7 Sormunen vs Polo (T6) Bag M
#8 The Spirit Room vs Johnson Bag B
Friday March 6, 2015 6:00pm
any Canal Park Brwg vs O’Leary (W5) Open M
Thursday, March 5, 2015   4:00pm
#6 Landsteiner vs Britton (Th 4) Open M
#7 Giuliani vs Johnson (Th 4) Open B



March 4, 2015
Week 2 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team
#1 O’Leary vs Canal Pk Brwg (T8) Open Main
#2 Wicklund vs Hawk Ridge Art Open B
#3 Kokotovich vs Birman Bagley B
#4 Huska vs Risdal Bagley Main
#5 Atol vs Hendrickson Bagley B
#6 Turchi vs Kratochwill Bagley B
#7 Clabaugh vs Hoff Bagley Main
#8 K. Johnson vs Viking Electric Bagley Main


Wednesday 7:00 pm Women’s League

March 4, 2015
Week 1 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team
#3 Kraus vs Pannkuk
#4 Polo vs Cope
#5 Broman vs Smith
#6 Beste vs DSGW Arch.
#7 Hager vs Thorson
#8 Jenson vs Docteur
McLeod vs Bye



March 5, 2015
Week 2 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team
#1 Cartier Agency vs Parmeter Bagley Main
#2 Arola vs Luttinen Bagley Main
#3 Magie vs Dillon (Th 6) Bagley Main
#4 Slosson vs Moeller Bagley B
#5 Maki vs Piedmont Dental Bagley B
#6 vs
#7 Britton vs Landsteiner (T 8) Open Main
#8 Barr Engr. 1 vs Kelly Open B
Sunday 3/9/15   6:00pm
#5 Johnson vs Giuliani (T 8) Open B
Vietanen vs Bye



March 5, 2015
Week 2 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team
#1 Barr Engr.A vs Turner (M5) Bagley B
#2 Bastianelli vs Priley Bagley B
#3 G. Johnson vs North Pole Bar Bagley Main
#4 Rappana vs Bodovinitz Bagley Main
#5 Agate Electric vs Christensen Open B
#6 C. Johnson vs Kraus Open Main
#7 D. Hanson vs J. Hansen Open B
#8 O’Leary vs McLeod Open Main
Sunday 3/9/2015 6pm
#7 Sormunen vs Host (Th 4) Open Main
Thursday 3/5/2015 4:00pm
#3 Dillon vs Magie (Th 4 ) Bagley Main



March 5, 2015
Week 2 Playoffs
Sheet Team vs Team Bagley
#1 GB Schneider vs Wine Creations B
#2 Harms vs Tomasetti Main
#3 Rappana vs Trenberth Main
#4 Erickson vs Zeman Main
#5 DeVore vs Farmers Ins Main
#6 Vietanen vs Boerboom B
#7 Bacigalupo vs Rauker B
#8 Kratochwill vs Don Holm Const B



Team Shuster US Mens National Champions!

Congratulations to the Shuster Rink: John Shuster, Tyler George, Matt Hamilton (McFarland, Wi), John Landsteiner, and Trevor Host. They are the 2015 USA Curling Men’s National Champions! Shuster’s team will represent the U.S. at the 2015 World Men’s Championship March 28-April 6 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Other Duluth curlers that placed at Nationals: Anna Bauman got the silver and Aileen Sormunen, Chris Plys, and Joe Polo came home with bronze.

The 2015 World Women’s Championship is set for March 14-22 in Sapporo, Japan. The Aileen Sormunen rink: Aileen Sormunen, Monica Walker (Brighton, MA), Tara Peterson (Eagan, MN), Vicky Persinger (Fairbanks, Alaska) will be the world representative for that event.

USA Curling article detailing the results

Lounge opens for live stream of Men’s finals

The lounge will open at 1:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 for the Men’s Championship finals.  Come and watch Team Shuster and Team Brown battle for the USCA Men’s National title.  There will be no food available but the bar will be open.

Duluth Juniors perform well at St. Paul Junior Spiel

Congratulations to Lucas Goetzman, Cody Lau, Trenton Thomas, & Brock Yecoshenko.  The gentlemen are the 2015 Kyle Satrom Memorial Jr. Spiel (St. Paul Curling Club) Developing Division Champions.

Congratulations are also due for the Harstad rink : Jon Harstad, Jack Payette, Brody Russell, and Paul Bastianelli.  They were the winners of the 4th event in the Competitive division. (sorry, no photo)

Good Curling!


2015 International Results

Results from the Duluth International Open Bonspiel – February 13, 14 and 15, 2015 at the Duluth Curling Club:


Main event: The Mike Farbelow rink – St. Paul and Duluth defeated the Ross Litman rink – Duluth Team Farbelow players – Mike Farbelow, skip, Dean Birman, vice, Riley Geissler, second and Erik Lofald, lead.

B event: The Phil DeVore rink – Duluth defeated the Dan Hebl rink – Two Harbors   Team Devore players – Phil DeVore, skip, Terry Christensen, vice, Jon Wirtanen, second and Lucy DeVore, lead.

C event: The Doug Cameron rink – Duluth defeated the Frank Kaszuba rink – Duluth   Team Cameron players – Doug Cameron, skip, Roger Hendrickson, vice, Mike Gorichs, second and Kris Cameron, lead.

D event: The Jim Bradshaw rink – Superior defeated the Bruce Hill rink – Duluth   Team Bradshaw players – Jim Bradshaw, skip, John Bradshaw, vice, Steve Bradshaw second and Erin Bradshaw, lead.

Duluth Curlers head to Nationals

The 2015 National Championships get started tomorrow in Kalamazoo, Mi. The championship will run from Feb. 14th-21st. Many Duluth curlers will be competing, including: Aileen Sormunen, Anna Bauman, Cory Christensen, Courtney George, Sophie Brorson, Chris Plys, Joe Polo, John Shuster, Tyler George, John Landsteiner, and Ethan Meyers. Good curling everyone!

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Webstream schedule:

Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET Cory Christensen v. Aileen Sormunen
Saturday, 8:30 p.m. ET Ethan Meyers v. Dean Gemmell
Sunday, 8 a.m. ET Debbie McCormick v. Joyance Meechai
Sunday, 12 p.m. ET Korey Dropkin v. Mark Haluptzok
Sunday, 4 p.m. ET Kate Bert v. Jordan Moulton
Sunday, 8 p.m. ET John Shuster v. Heath McCormick
Monday, 8 a.m. ET Kim Wapola v. Erika Brown
Monday, 12 p.m. ET Craig Brown v. Brandon Corbett
Monday, 4 p.m. ET Aileen Sormunen v. Patti Lank
Monday, 8 p.m. ET Dean Gemmell v. Brady Clark
Tuesday, 10 a.m. ET Nina Roth v. Cory Christensen
Tuesday, 3 p.m. ET Paul Pustovar v. Ethan Meyers
Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET Jordan Moulton v. Debbie McCormick
Wednesday, 8 a.m. ET Heath McCormick v. Korey Dropkin
Wednesday, 12 p.m. ET Patti Lank v. Kate Bert
Wednesday, 4 p.m. ET Brady Clark v. John Shuster
Wednesday, 8 p.m. ET Erika Brown v. Nina Roth
Thursday, 8 a.m. ET Brandon Corbett v. Paul Pustovar
Thursday, 12 p.m./4 p.m. ET Tiebreaker games, if needed
Thursday, 8 p.m. Page playoffs, women’s teams to be determined
Friday 12 p.m. Page playoffs, men’s teams to be determined
Friday, 4 p.m. ET Women’s semifinal
Friday, 8 p.m. ET Men’s semifinal
Saturday, 10 a.m. ET Women’s final
Saturday, 3 p.m. ET Men’s final

DCC hosting MN State Mixed Championship this weekend

Duluth is hosting the Minnesota State Mixed Championship this coming weekend. There is a very strong field vying to be the regional representative at this year’s Nationals. The World Curling Federation has established a World Championship as of next year. This year’s US champion will be the first representative at this world competition.
Draws will be at 9, 2 and 7 Friday and Saturday, and 8:00 AM Sunday. Stop by and enjoy some great curling. Duluth teams/players include: Team Kraus – Jason and Jamie Kraus, Regis and Kerry Hadiaris, Team George – Tyler and Courtney George, Derek Benson, and Lysa Johnson, Team DeVore – Phil DeVore, Norma O’Leary, Lee Leksell, and Lucy DeVore, and Team Jukich – Andy Jukich, Amanda Lilla, John Lilla, and Mary Shields. Follow the Championship here.