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Heading back to nationals

The Zoey Walsh junior women’s curling team from Hay River will once again represent the NWT at the national championships. And that is despite not having anywhere to practise or play in Hay River because of the ongoing reconstruction of the Don Stewart Recreation Centre. “It was kind of challenging as we didn’t really have […]

Learning experience for curlers at junior nationals

  Nothing could prevent a team from the Hay River Curling Club enjoying the experience of competing at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships. “It was really great,” said skip Zoey Walsh of representing the NWT in the junior women’s side of the national event. “We had a lot of fun and we learned a lot.” […]

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Curlers almost make national tournament

  A curling team from Hay River has narrowly missed earning a berth in a national tournament. The team – consisting of lead Glenn Smith, skip Jared Monkman throwing second stones, third Jesse Duford and Dan Richards throwing final stones – came in second place at the territorial playdowns for the Travelers Curling Club Championship […]

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Firefighters’ tradition continues

One of the longest-standing sports traditions in the NWT touched down in Hay River last weekend, albeit with a much-reduced roster. “We try to get everybody out, but it seems to be lower this year,” said Darryl Buhler of this year’s Territorial Firefighters’ Curling Championship. “It’s tough for teams to get down here, I guess, […]

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Curler heads to major match

Just because she’s heading to Alberta’s provincial championships doesn’t mean Amanda Moizis has forgotten her small-town roots. “I’m just excited to be going to provincials and representing Hay River,” she told The Hub last week. “I’m pretty proud to be from Hay River.” Having moved to Edmonton to study, Moizis will be competing in the […]

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Hay River curlers sweeps up in Halifax

One of Hay River’s own top rinks made it all the way to the Travelers Curling Club Championship in Halifax last month, finishing with three losses and three wins against teams from across Canada. “It was great, as always,” said veteran championship curler D’Arcy Delorey, who competed to represent the NWT for the third time. […]

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AWG off to a mixed start

So far, so good for the boys curling team at the Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, Alaska. The team skipped by Logan Gagnier evened out their record at 1-1, thanks to a 9-4 win over Nunavut on March 17. The win came on the heels of a 9-2 loss to Alberta North the day before. […]

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Elks host 14th edition of NWT School Curling Championship

For all the focus on elite-level competition last week, sometimes it pays to play for lower stakes and for the love of the game. The NWT School Curling Championship was held at the Hay River Curling Club Feb. 7 through 9, and brought together young curlers of all levels to test their skills, gain experience, […]

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Hay River curlers get ready for season’s end

  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 […]

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Curlers heading to Dominion Championship

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 […]

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