By Alison Squires After a challenging weekend and some interesting cultural adjustments, four teams remained mid-Sunday afternoon for the finalists in the Farmer’s Edge Super Spiel held in Wadena Dec. 7-9. as 16 teams vied for a berth to the men’s playdowns. Landing in the semi-finals was Team Comfort of the host Wadena Curling Club, […]
By Andy Labdon Their strategy never changed from the first win to the penultimate win giving Team Syrota gold in the women’s Canadian Masters Curling Championship at Guelph, Ontario. “It was pretty remarkable, like a dream to win a national,” Delores Syrota said. “Never been another feeling, very exciting, very elated,” said Sylvia Broad. “Amazing, […]
On the morning of Jan. 21, Wadena Elementary School students were treated to some curling tips from Susan Lang, a competition coach with CurlSask. The purpose of the clinic, said Lang, is “to raise awareness of the game, people’s perception of the game, and to get people onto the ice.” She travels all over Saskatchewan, providing […]
Four members of the Wadena Curling Club competed in the U.S. Open World Curling Tour in Blaine, Minnesota, on Jan. 1. In the land of giants, from left to right, Scott Comfort, Chad Moir and Dustin Mikush of Wadena, and Lee Johnson of Margo. – photo Scott Comfort The start of the competition for the […]
The red rocks on sheet two at the Wadena curling rink are red hot and smokin’! This is the second time in a week that players have pulled off an eight-ender on that ice with these rocks. Left to right, Sharon Bell, Marcy Comfort, Donna Ekstrom and Leona Smale. Photo courtesy Wadena Curling Club.