Entries by Shannon Brown

Team Wright brings home Bronze Medal from 2018 Senior Worlds

Congratulations to Team Wright, the bronze medalists at the 2018 Senior Worlds Curling Championships! Team members include Jeff Wright (Libertyville, IL), Russ Armstrong (Lake Bluff, IL), Sean Silver (Grosse Point, MI), Russ Brown (Lake Forest, IL), and Steve Waters (Evanston, IL). Twenty-eight men’s teams from across the world competed in the World Senior Curling Championships […]

72nd Annual Dar Curtis Bonspiel Results

Beginning in 1947, the Dar Curtis Bonspiel is the oldest statewide curling competition held in Illinois. The event allows players who are generally leads, seconds, or new vice skips the chance to compete together and to dictate their strategic game. Both men and women curl in the open event sponsored by the Illinois Curling Association. […]

Learn2Curl at Park at Wrigley

In early February, one-hour Learn2Curl classes were hosted at the Park at Wrigley for six nights. Instructors from Chicago Curling Club, Exmoor Country Club, and Windy City Curling taught new curlers from 3-7 pm and played a short exhibition game on the outdoor ice from 8-9 pm. As part of the event, instructors joined the […]

Quick Guide to Curling at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

While the opening ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is on February 9th, viewers have the opportunity to begin watching the wonderful game of curling on February 7th. With the addition of mixed doubles to this year’s Olympic program, there will be 18 straight days of curling in South Korea. Below is a list […]

Andrew Stopera’s rink becomes 2018 USA Curling Junior National Champs

Congratulations to Team Stopera, the winners of the 2018 USA Junior National Championship! From March 3-10, Team Stopera will travel alongside Team Bear, the women’s team, to Aberdeen, Scotland in hopes of bringing home the gold at the 2018 World Junior Championships. Originally from Briarcliff Manor, NY, Andrew Stopera, a member of Exmoor Country Club […]