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Junior curlers come out in force

Events like Super Soccer, Spike It! and the NWT Track and Field Championships are already established on the NWT sports calendar. NWT Curling is hoping its new event will join the list. The inaugural Rock The...

Yellowknife’s Team Koe heading to Brier

Team Koe of Yellowknife will represent the NWT at the Tim Hortons Brier. The squad won that right by emerging victorious at the NWT Curling Association's Men's Championships, held in Hay River from Jan. 30...

NWT rinks headed to U21 nationals

It came down to a single shot as junior curlers vied for a spot at the Arctic Winter Games trials while playing in the Territorial Junior Championships in Yellowknife earlier this month. When the games...

Team Bain eyes the bring prize

They may have just gotten back from nearly two weeks on the road, but Team Bain isn't slowing down. It's been a busy November for the squad of four junior curlers, having taken south to...

Hay River curlers to compete at national club tournament

A team from Hay River will represent the NWT at the Canadian Curling Club Championships, set for later this month in Alberta. Katrina Delorey, the skip of the team, said they are looking forward to...

Inuvik Curling looks to a new a generation with Rocks and Rings in schools

As elementary school students threw their first stones on Wednesday and Thursday, Inuvik curlers are hoping it sparks a new passion for the sport. Part of the Rocks and Rings in-school curling training session, gym...
Kerry Galusha, seen during the Scotties Tournament of Hearts this past February, was back out on the road with her rink of Sarah Koltun, Shona Barbour and Jo Ann Rizzo, the team's new second, to play in the StuSells Oakville Tankard in Oakville, Ont., which wrapped up this past Sunday. Andrew Klaver/Curling Canada photo

Kerry Galusha plays in Lupus Spiel USA fundraising event in Minnesota

Kerry Galusha is a household name in Canadian curling, of that there is no doubt. The mere mention of the last name and curling fans will know exactly who you're talking about. That celebrity status...
Kevin Koe grimaces as he watches a shot while Sweden's Christoffer Sundgren, left, and Rasmus Wrana look on behind during the final of the World Men's Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alta., on Sunday evening. Michael Burns/World Curling Federation photo

Kevin Koe collects silver medal at World Men’s Curling Championship

Kevin Koe had managed a week's worth of heroics at the World Men's Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alta., with some stunning shots to pull his rink out of danger at the opportune time. His luck,...

SPORTS TALK: Our apologies to Terry Jones for being from the North

In case you haven’t heard, there was no Nunavut entry in either the boys or girls at the recent Canadian U18 Curling Championships in Sherwood Park, Alta. The NWT was there, as they always...

Kids flock to curling club

The first Lil’ Rockstars Curling Championship had the Inuvik Curling Club buzzing with enthusiastic young curlers and their parents Saturday, Jan. 27.   The club was packed and there was excitement in the air as kids...

Thirteen-year- old curling star brings home gold

Thirteen-year- old Pearl Gillis brought a gold medal home to Inuvik after winning the Under 21 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Shawinigan, Que., Sunday, Jan. 21. She was partnered with Edmonton skip Karsten Sturmay, who...

Free curling party for lil’ rock stars

The Inuvik Curling Club is hosting a free curling party for children in hopes of developing the sport in the region. “The winning team is going to win a six-foot-high trophy,” said organizer Nick Saturnino...

Galusha wins women’s championship

With the 2018 NWT women's curling championship in the bag, Team Galusha spent part of its final match mentoring the junior girls on Team Bain. “My girls were just trying to teach them a bit...