November 26, 2019
ST. THOMAS - Dale Sinclair joins a select group of repeat champions at the Belles & Brooms Bonspiel.
Sinclair and teammates Carol Johnson, Rosemary Gowman and Bernie Gillet, representing the Port Perry curling club, won the A flight division for a second consecutive year, defeating Highland Curling Club's Ruth Alexander in the final. A four spot in the fourth end carried the Sinclair to a 8-1 victory. Alexander herself won back to back in 2013 and 2014 and then took the top award again in 2016.
November 25, 2019
ST. THOMAS - Twenty four teams from curling clubs across southern Ontario are competing in th 41st annual Belles & Brooms Bonspiel, a two day event at the St. Thomas Curling Club.
The host club has four teams competing while the Aylmer curling club is represented by the Judy Van Ymeren rink. Looking to repeat is last year's A flight champion, the Dale Sinclair rink from Port Perry.
March 5, 2019
VANASTRA, ON. - The Parkside Stampeders are WOSSAA silver medalists in girls' curling. Clinton Central Huron won gold, defeating Parkside, 6-3, in the girls' final, at the Vanastra Curling Club.
Parkside beat London CCH, 10-4, in the semifinals. London Montcalm took the bronze medal. On the boys' side, Tillsonburg Glendale is heading to OFSAA, defeating London Oakridge, in the final. South Huron grabbed the bronze medal.
February 27, 2019
ST. THOMAS - It took three attempts but the Parkside Stampeders finally beat the Central Elgin Titans and it came in the championship game. Parkside captured the TVRA South-East girls’ curling title, defeating Central Elgin, 7-5, in the final, at the St. Thomas Curling Club. The Stampeders’ team of Johnston and Allison Young, both in Grade nine and Grade 12 students Felicia Fernades and Audrey Moore, now head to WOSSAA, at the Vanastra Curling Club, south of Clinton, March 5th.
On the boys’ side, Tillsonburg Glendale Gemini won a fourth consecutive South-East crown, beating East Elgin for a third year in a row.
November 27, 2018
ST. THOMAS – Dale Curtis showed why she is the skip of the 2018 Masters Women's provincial curling champions that placed fourth at Canadians. Curtis, from the Port Perry curling club and her rink of Rosemary Gowman, her third from the provincial team, Carol Jackson and Bernie Gillett, won the 40th annual Belles & Brooms bonspiel, beating the Tina VanderWallen-Howey skipped rink out of the Tillsonburg Curling Club, in the A flight final, at the St. Thomas Curling Club. Judy Vanymeren, Lisa Mervis, Bertha Stricklan and Bozena Boadway, out of the Aylmer Club won the B final.
November 26, 2018
ST. THOMAS. – For 40 years the Belles and Brooms Bonspiel has been one of the premier events at the St. Thomas Curling Club. From across the province of Ontario, 24 teams each year compete in the two day event. The 40th edition features Dale Curtis, skip of the provincial ladies masters rink, along with St. Thomas teams with skips Pat Quinn, Sandi Coombs, Beth Kewley and Anne Meeuse. Aylmer teams have skips Christa Brouwer and Ferne Taggart.
March 6, 2018
ALYMER, ON. – The Central Elgin Titans' girls' team finished fourth at WOSSAA curling, losing 9-8, in an extra end to the London CCH Crusaders, in the bronze medal game. The Titans led 8-3 after four ends, but the Crusaders, scored two in the sixth, one in the seventh, before stealing two points to tie, in the eighth end. In the semifinals, Listowel District beat Central Elgin. A week ago, the Titans won the Thames Valley Regional Athletics South-East championship, defeating Woodstock Huron Park in the final.
January 10, 2018
ST. THOMAS – High school curling is in full sweep of the broom, with last year's boys and girls' TVRA South-East finalists, leading the way again this season. The East Elgin Eagles, the reigning South-East champs, skipped by Caitlyn Evely, sit atop the girls' standings, with a 4-0 record. The Eagles face Woodstock CI (3-0), on January 17. On the boys' side, East Elgin is 4-0, while Tillsonburg Glendale is 4-1. In the rematch of last year's South-East final that Glendale won, 10-9, the Eagles earned some revenge this season, beating Glendale, 7-5, last month. The Parkside Stampeders hosted the Dorchester Beavers today, at the St. Thomas Curling Club.
March 6, 2017
LONDON, ON. – It wasn't quite rise of the Phoenix, but Central Huron did step up to grab curling supremacy in this region. The Central Huron Phoenix, from Clinton, won both the girls and boys' titles, at the Western Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association (WOSSAA) curling championships, hosted by the London Curling Club. In the girls' final, a pair of four point ends carried Central Huron over the East Elgin Eagles, 10-5. On the boys' side, Central Huron won the WOSSAA crown, edging Tillsonburg, on last rock.
March 1, 2017
INGERSOLL, ON. – The East Elgin Eagles came within inches of qualifying two teams for the WOSSAA curling tournament. The Eagles' ladies, undefeated in league action all season, handily iced Woodstock CI, 13-1 in six ends, for the Thames Valley Region Athletic South-East title, at the Ingersoll Curling Club. Leading 3-1 early, the Eagles scored three in the fourth end, two more in the fifth, before finishing off WCI with a five spot in the sixth end. In the boys' final, the Eagles battled the Glendale Gemini, from Tillsonburg, right to the last rock of the eighth and final end. But it was the East champions pulling out a 10-9 win. WOSSAA is Monday, March 6, at the London Curling Club.
November 23, 2016
ST. THOMAS – The Central Elgin Titans won both the boys and girls' games against the Parkside Stampeders, in TVRA curling, at the St. Thomas Curling Club.