As the end of the curling season approaches, Hay River youth curlers concede it will be hard to take a hiatus from the sport throughout the summer. With ice going out at the end of this month, junior curling program participants came out to their annual windup on March 18 to mark the end [...]
Hay River will be representing the Northwest Territories later this year at the Dominion Curling Club Championship. Skip Paul Delorey, lead Glenn Smith, third D’arcy Delorey and second Daniel Richards qualified for the national tournament after going undefeated in a five-team field at the Dominion playdowns in Yellowknife from March 22 to 25. Paul Delorey [...]
The Northwest Territories’ junior girls curling skip Janis O’Keefe leans over the pool table, eyeing angles and contemplating her next move. After a moment involving much giggling and clever digs from her teammates, her brow unfurrows itself and she gamely strikes the cue ball, grinning broadly. She misses, spectacularly. To the accompaniment of more laughter [...]
Hurry! Hard! The Hay River Curling Club doesn’t want anyone to miss out on the season. With new programs, clinics, upcoming tournaments and the regular league season now in full swing, club president Davida Delorey said she’s hoping more people come out to play the sport she’s spent the last 30 years raving about. “We [...]
It was a battle of old versus young in the final of the 48th “Bizness” Bonspiel this weekend at the Hay River Curling Club. The Delorey rink of lead Alison Billard, second Rob Billard, third Davida Delorey and skip Paul Delorey were up against the Finning rink, which featured the Amanda Moizis rink of Moizis, [...]
Sometimes second best is just good enough.
The Hay River ladies’ curling team travelled to the Dominion Curling Club Inaugural Championships in Toronto last week to represent “Team NWT” and compete against other curlers from across the nation.