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.
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.
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.
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!
|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|
Duluth curler Bob Watts, a former staff sergeant with the 125th Field Artillery, talks about his life and experiences during World War II during lunch Tuesday at the Pickwick restaurant.
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.
Congratulations to the Cory Christensen (Cory Christensen, Sarah Anderson, Mackenzie Lank, Jenna Haag and Taylor Anderson) and Ethan Meyers rinks (Ethan Meyers, Quinn Evenson, Steven Szemple and William Pryor) on winning the 2015 USA Curling Junior National Championships in Devils Lake, ND. The teams will represent the U.S. at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Estonia Feb. 28-March 8.
Sign up now for the Duluth International Open Bonspiel – February 13 – 15, 2015. Any team – Men’s – Women’s – Mixed or Open roster welcome. Limited to the first 32 teams. Three game guarantee. Drawing for free lodging at the Radisson Duluth. Sign up online or email email@example.com
Congratulations to the Norma O’Leary Rink (Norma O’Leary, Jamie Kraus, Mary Shields, and Sara Shuster) on winning the ladies club State Championship. The team will now advance to the 2015 USA Curling Club National Championships March 7-14 at the Fargo-Moorhead Curling Club. Congratulations ladies and Good Curling in Fargo!
Congratulations to the McLeod Rink Sarah McLeod, Judy McLeod, Jill Brozic and Lucy Devore!