Bonspiel Reports

Windy City Open - Chicago Curling Club

Team Clingan, minus Aaron plus Pat Connolly, made the trek to Chicago Curling Club on the North side of Chicago to participate in the Windy City Open.  While we had a good run the results didn't show in the end finishing 1-3.  Some things that we found the most challenging was adapting to ice conditions at two different locations.  This speil occurs both at Chicago Curling Club and at Exmoor Country Club, both beautiful facilities but with incredibly different ice surfaces.  Chicago curling club has a more traditional club curling ice feel and is well maintained and very consistent, Exmoor...

2017 Arena Nationals In Retrospective

Honestly, this was one of the most amazing weeks in my curling life.  We didn't win the gold or any medal for that matter, but at the end of the week both Curl Troy teams were in contention to make the playoffs and by the end of the tournament had the respect of all of our competitors.  The week started on Tuesday evening with a warm welcome reception from USCA and a chance to watch a couple of the women's draws.  An early morning on Wednesday brought on a practice which none of our players had ever experienced.  30 minutes of practice divided among each of the 5 sheets.  It was an...

Three Curl Troy Teams Traveling for Bonspiels this weekend

This weekend is a big bonspieling weekend for Curl Troy members. 2 Teams are headed to Leamingon, Ontario, for the Sun Parlour Curling Club's annual Glow Spiel on Saturday. They're looking forward to hog roasts and an uneventful pass across the boarder. The other team is headed to Bowling Green, OH to spiel on their new dedicated ice in the St. Patrick's Day spiel. It's Mel's first chance to play on dedicated ice.
Safe travels and good curling to all!
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