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. […]
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. […]
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, […]
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.