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News stories tagged with "curling"

A curling bonspiel on the St. Lawrence

This weekend, Ganonoque is hosting a hockey tournament and curling bonspiel. Some games will even be played at night under the lights. On Sunday, there'll be an NHL alumni game between to Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators.
Organizer Les Gagne told David Sommerstein all the games will be played right on the St. Lawrence River.  Go to full article

Root, Root, Root, for the Rutabagas!!

Behind every winter sport, there's probably a founder who was just trying to stay warm and alert through the dark months. That's the history behind one of the more obscure sports - Rutabaga Curling. The seventh annual Rutabaga Curling Championships will be held Saturday, Dec. 18 at the Ithaca Farmers' Market. David Sommerstein came across the Championships in 2002, and sent this tuber-tossing postcard.  Go to full article

Root, Root, Root for the Rutabagas!

Behind every winter sport, there's probably a founder who was just trying to stay warm and alert through the dark months. That's the history behind one of the more obscure sports - Rutabaga Curling. David Sommerstein came across the 5th Annual International Rutabaga Curling Championships in Ithaca. He sends this tuber-tossing postcard.  Go to full article

Preview: Lake Placid Curling Club Open House

The Lake Placid Curling Club holds an Open House this Sunday night. Passion for curling is high across the region, and riding the wave of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Todd Moe talks with George Mosey, President of the Lake Placid Curling Club. Mosey has been curling for 5 years, but says he still has a lot to learn.  Go to full article

Curling Anyone? Open House in Lake Placid

The sport of curling is played in 35 countries. It's particularly popular in Canada. But there are pockets of enthusiasts on the U.S. side of the border too. Beth Schmidt stopped by a recent open house at the Lake Placid Curling Club.  Go to full article

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