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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.

Duluth Curlers win big at Junior Nationals

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.

Duluth International Open Bonspiel – February 13 – 15, 2015

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

Norma O’Leary Rink Wins State Club Championship

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!

Osbakken Rink heads to Junior Nationals

Duluth’s Osbakken rink (Courtney Osbakken, Lexi Lanigan, Emma Bromenschenkel, and Rebecca Miles) played in the Minnesota State Junior play Downs in Bemidji, MN on January 1-4, 2015. They won all 4 of their games and are very excited to advance to Nationals as Minnesota 1!  The National competition will be held in Devils Lake, ND January 17-24, 2015. The team is both honored and proud to represent not only Minnesota, but the Duluth Curling Club.  Good curling ladies!

Bruce Bennett Results

30 Teams competed from Thunder Bay, St. Paul, Madison, Rice Lake, Two Harbors , Superior and Duluth.

Main event:  The Tim Dillon rink of Duluth defeated the Ross Litman rink of Duluth – Team members are Tim Dillon, skip – Neil Stalker, third,  – Bob Johnson, second and Jim Luttinen, lead.

B event: The Dave Running rink of Duluth defeated Tim Funk rink of Madison, Wi – Team members are Dave Running, skip – Tom Brozic – third, Jess Brozic, second and Gene Running, lead.

C event:  The Mike Marquardt rink of Duluth defeated the Mike Akervik rink of Duluth – Team members are Mike Marquardt, skip – Jeremy Zeman, third – Tom Zeman, second and Jim Milner, lead.

D event:  The Jeff Erickson Rink of Duluth defeated the Brent Carey rink of Thunder Bay – Team members are Jeff Erickson, skip – Roy Glanville, third – Mike Kolb, second and Roger Hendrickson, lead.


DCC Ladies: Want to curl in Scotland?

In the fall of 2016, there will be a group of women’s curlers going to Scotland to tour and curl.  If you are interested, please stop by the office and pick up an application form!  Registration is due by January 31.

Email Joanne Docteur with questions: