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2011 Senior National Curling Results

Duluth teams fared well in the U.S. Senior Nationals in Boston.  DCC had two of three teams in the playoffs. Ross Litman, Sammy Perella, Dave Johnson, and Dean Birman finished in third place. Phil DeVore, Seppo Sormunen, Doug Cameron, and Larry Sharp lost to the Geoff Goodland rink in the final.

Duluth Men Win in Thunder Bay

Congratulations to Jack Carr (Thunder Bay), Rob Carr, Glenn Novak, and Ron Gervais for a big ‘A’ event win in the Port Arthur Curling Club’s Superbowl Spiel.

Sunday 4pm and 6pm League Cancellation

Due to the Super Bowl on Sunday February 6, 2011 all scheduled league games are cancelled. The lounge will be closed. There will be ice available after noon, when the last draws of the UMD intramural bonspiel are in progress.

Duluth Teams Win Men’s Spiel in Two Harbors

Congratulations to three Duluth teams which won all three events at the Two Harbors Men’s International Spiel on January 23rd. Winning the A event were Bob Magie, Tom Brozic, Jess Brozic, and Mike Piper. The B event was won by Phil Devore, Lee Leksell, Doug Cameron, and Terry Christensen. The C event was won by Ross Litman, Sammy Perella, Dave Johnson, and Mike Kniffon.

Joe Polo and Fenson rink help win Continental Cup

Duluth Curling Club’s Joe Polo and the Pete Fenson rink helped win the Continental Cup for North America against the World on Sunday January 16th. This competition is similar to golf’s Ryder Cup. Joe says it was by far the most fun he has had in curling. Congratulations!

U.S. Women’s National Curling Championships

Congratulations to two women’s teams: Norma O’Leary (Two Harbors), Margie Smith (St. Paul), Theresa Hoffoss (St. Paul), Patti Luke (Duluth), and Eileen Sormunen (Duluth), Courtney George (Duluth), Amanda McLean (Duluth), and Miranda Solem (Itasca). Both teams qualified for the 2011 U.S. women’s curling National Championships, Feb 12-19 in Fargo.

Minnesota Men’s State Curling Club Champions!

Congratulations to Seppo Sormunen, Jeff Ritchie, Mike Huska, and Roger Hendrickson, winners of this year’s Minnesota Men’s State Club Championship! They will go on to represent Minnesota at U.S. Club Nationals March 5- March 12 in Mankato.