Month: February 2016

2016 Scotties Recap

                Congratulations to Team Alberta (skipped by Chelsea Carey), winners of the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts! They went 9-2 in the round-robin, finishing at the top of the standings. In the 1v2 game they defeated Team Canada (skipped by Jennifer Jones), and in the final defeated Team Northern Ontario (skipped by Krista McCarville). As Team Canada they will now go on to the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship next month. They’ve also earned a spot on Team North America in the 2017 Continental Cup in Las Vegas, and will earn a berth in the 2017 Tim Horton’s Roar Of The Rings if they medal at Worlds. As for my predictions for the event, I correctly predicted all four playoff teams. As for final placing, I was 2/4. I predicted that Team Northern Ontario would finish fourth, Team Canada would win Bronze, Team Manitoba (skipped by Kerri Einarson) would win Silver, and that Team Alberta would win Gold.   And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the update to the NerdCurl vs Twine-Time challenge. Coming into this event. Twine-Time had a 10-point lead of 102 points to my 92. For this event, we agreed to the same scoring we used for the European Championships…1 point for each correct qualifying team, and then an additional 2/3/4/5 points for fourth/Bronze/Silver/Gold. You can...

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Episode 17 – Scotties, US Nationals, And Hair….Oh My!

Dan & Phil discuss how provincial upsets impact the Scotties field, the controversy surrounding the outcome of the US Nationals, and give their take on hair brushes and directional sweeping. All that and more in this episode of NerdCurl. Don’t forget to visit our sponsors including CurlingHats.com, Broomstacking.com, and Biggest Bark Podcasting. You can subscribe via iTunes by clicking this...

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Episode 16: Eve Muirhead Interview/Phil’s Alone (Again)/News

Another solo show for Phil as Dan is once again unavailable. Without Dan there to make bad jokes, Phil interviews Eve Muirhead and also talks about some of the latest news and happenings from the curling world. Don’t forget to visit our sponsors including CurlingHats.com, Broomstacking.com, Windy City Curling’s WC3 Bonspiel and Biggest Bark Podcasting. You can subscribe via iTunes by clicking this...

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