Pettipas wins Ship Hector final

NEW GLASGOW — Blair Pettipas has skipped his Halifax Curling Club team to the 2019 Ship Hector Curling Bonspiel championship. Pettipas defeated the Westville Curling Club foursome skipped by Jason LeBlanc in six ends on Sunday at the Bluenose Curling Club to win the trophy and claim top prize money of $1,000. “I was here...

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Siblings contest Izzy Cup

PICTOU — As sibling rivalries go, this may be a rarity. Margo Watt and her brother Larry Watt skipped curling teams last Thursday during the fourth annual Izzy Cup match at New Caledonian Curling Club. The Watts grew up near Pictou, but Larry has lived and worked in Moncton for the past 40 years and...

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Curling camp draws youth

PICTOU – March Break appears to have been a good time to test young people’s interest in curling. Ten of them signed up for a morning curling camp hosted from Monday to Thursday of last week by the New Caledonian Curling Club. The camp ended on Thursday with refreshments and certificates presented to those who...

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Pictou claims McLellan Cup

PICTOU — The McLellan Cup stayed in Pictou last week. Teams from New Caledonian Curling Club successfully challenged for the venerable cup last Wednesday by defeating three teams from CFB Halifax by a combined score of 40-30. Scott Maston’s team of Mike Murdoch, David Quann and Keith Laidig won their game 16-7, while Devan Forbes’...

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Renewal for Irish Shield

PICTOU — A long-standing women’s curling award now has a new gleam to it. The Irish Shield was contested for the first time in about 30 years on Sunday at the New Caledonian Curling Club in Pictou, with an invitation by the Westville Curling Club to host the event in 2019. Three teams from Bluenose...

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Forbes curlers runners-up

NEW GLASGOW — It was not to be for the host Bluenose Curling Club team. Devin Forbes’ team of mate Mike MacKenzie, second Philip Sutherland and lead Kathy McIsaac won their first two games but ended up second best to the winning team skipped by Trendal Hubley-Bolivar from the Lakeshore Curling Club during the 2018...

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Forbes skips wheelchair curlers

NEW GLASGOW — The foursome skipped by Devin Forbes has returned to help Bluenose Curling Club once again to host the 2018 provincial wheelchair curling championship this weekend. The club is hosting what is called Harding Medical Wheelchair Curling Championship from Friday through Sunday. Bluenose is hosting the three-team event for the third time. The...

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Saccary wins Ship Hector

STELLARTON — Kevin Saccary has skipped the winning team for the second straight year at the 2018 Ship Hector Curling Bonspiel. Saccary’s Berwick team defeated Brent MacDougall of the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax in the championship game at Stellar Curling Club. Teams must go undefeated to challenge for the Ship Hector Trophy. Teams with...

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Curling cup stays home

WESTVILLE — Members of the host Westville Curling Club combined to retain the McLellan Cup and defend it elsewhere this season. Three foursomes outscored members of the Windsor Curling Club last Wednesday by a margin of 48-33 to earn the right to defend the famed cup this week at a curling club to be announced....

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Club looks for more members

WESTVILLE — Curlers are settling into another season at the Westville Curling Club. The club hosted an open house last week and organizers are looking forward to a promising and active season at the club. Devon Chisholm is among those who have returned. She is settled into work at a pharmacy and has rekindled her...

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