Another great curling season is complete at the Cornwall Curling Club!

The ice is out, and it’s time to wrap up another great season at our Club!

Team Ferguson returning from the Canada Games

One of the highlights of the year was the Lauren Ferguson rink competing in THREE Canadian Championships – the Canadian Juniors, the Canada Games, and the Under 18, with David Murphy coaching the first two, and Pat Quilty subbing in the U18 while David was curling in the Canadian Masters. They also won the Fall Fling in Summerside. Team member Alexis Burris and coach Quilty both won Balance Plus Fair Play awards at the U18.

Team Mitchell Schut was also both Canada Games and U18 reps.

We also hosted both the Maritime and the Canadian Stick Curling Championships, along with the PEI Under 18 championships, and by all reports, all went well!

Here is a month-by-month recap of our season. Click on each story for more info.

August:

2018 Canada 55+ Games in Saint John, N.B.:
The Cornwall rink of Gloria Clarke, Ruth Stavert, Elaine Hughes, and Janette Fraser won the 65-plus women’s curling division, while Cornwall member Marjorie Matthews earned two gold medals and a silver in track and field, In bocce, Adrian Clarke and Cornwall member Ernie Stavert were in a four-way tie for first but lost on tie-breaking rules.

September:

Cornwall’s Team Howatt made it to the medal round at the Halifax Harvest Spiel

October:

Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine with Nova Scotia’s Team Kaitlyn Jones Junior team beats Rachel Homan to make the playoffs at the Truro Grand Slam

Cornwall members Derek MacEwen, Susan McInnis and Ernie Stavert are inducted into the PEI Curling Hall of Fame

New Mixed Doubles League kicks off, with nine teams taking part.

Kaitlyn Jones rink, with Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine, wins Crystal Slam Junior Event in Quebec

November:

Cornwall’s Ferguson rink wins Fall Fling jr. women’s cashspiel, Tyler Smith team with Cornwall member Ryan Abraham wins jr. men’s section

Sackville NB teams win 1st and 2nd place at 6th annual Masters Plus spiel

Alberta Women, BC Men win Travelers gold, Nancy MacFadyen from Cornwall’s Rhodenhizer rink wins Sportsmanship award

Neima rink wins Cornwall Funspiel organized by Spirit of Sandra Scholar Lauren Lenentine, with approx. $1500 raised for the Schmirler Foundation

Cornwall hosts USA Ladies for lunch and curling

Seniors Learn to Curl program gets underway in Cornwall

Jill Brothers beats Cornwall’s Veronica Smith to win her 4th consecutive Dave Jones Cashspiel

Sanderson/Kennedy team repeat as Cornwall Mixed Doubles Cashspiel overall winners

December:

Kaitlyn Jones rink with Cornwall member Lauren Lenentine, repeats as Nova Scotia junior champs

Cornwall’s Ferguson rink goes undefeated to win Pepsi PEI Junior Women’s title, clubmate Rachel MacLean takes the finalist honours

Cornwall’s Mitchell Schut and Lauren Ferguson rinks win Canada Games trials.

Charlottetown’s Birt wins WFG Jim Sullivan Classic in Saint John after defeating Cornwall’s Smith in semis

Karen Currie rink wins Cornwall’s annual Murphy’s Pharmacies Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel

January:

Sandy Hope rink repeats as PEI Masters Women’s Champs

Cornwall member Lauren Lenentine, on Team NS, presented with 2nd All-Star Team honours at New Holland Juniors Awards Banquet (Curling Canada)

Mark MacDonald rink sweeps round robin to win Cornwall Men’s Club Ch’ship playdowns and advance to Provincials,

Kim Nicholson rink are our PEI Women’s Curling Club Ch’ships women’s reps

Mark MacDonald team wins 2019 Kenmac Energy Mixed Funspiel

Suzanne Birt beats Cornwall’s Veronica Smith 10-4 to win her tenth Scotties

Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine wins PEI Curling Hall of Fame bursary

February: 

Brayden Snow, and Cornwall’s Rachel MacLean teams go undefeated to win PEI Under 16 titles

Cornwall teams finish out of the playoffs at PEI Curling Club Ch’ships

Clean sweep for Cornwall Stick Curlers at the Vogue Optical 55+ Games

Cornwall (Regular) Curlers do well at Vogue Optical 55+ Games

Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine to play for Manitoba team next season

14 teams take part in U13 Spiel at Cornwall

Kim Aylward rink wins come-from-behind PEI Senior Women’s Final over Cornwall’s Shelley Ebbett team on a measure

DAL women, with Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine, and DAL men go undefeated to win AUS Curling Ch’ships

Cornwall teams win PEI Stick titles – Former Cdn. champs MacLean/Field win Open, Reid/Hughes repeat as Women’s champs

Trailing 6-0 after 5 ends, Cornwall’s Rachel O’Connor and Ryan Abraham come back to win PEI Mixed Doubles ch’ship

March:

Cornwall teams wrap up Round Robin play at the Canada Games

Cornwall’s Ella Lenentine rink repeats as “B” Division winners at PEI Under 13 Ch’ship, Cornwall members on “A” finalist team

Cornwall’s Mitchell Schut foursome repeats as PEI Under 18 Boy’s Champs

Team Ferguson goes undefeated to repeat as PEI U18 Girl’s Champs

Host Cornwall Curling Club teams win both divisions at Maritime Stick Ch’ships

Cornwall’s Berry rink wins Maritime Masters Women’s Championship

Cornwall teams and/or players competing in Canadian University and Mixed Doubles Ch’ships plus U18, U25 Mixed Dbls Test events in Fredericton 

Cornwall’s O’Connor/Abraham 1-4 at Mixed Dbls with 2 games left (Curling Canada)

Cornwall’s Ferguson and Schut finish fourth at U18 Mixed Doubles Test Event in Fredericton

Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine (U Sports), Summerside’s Tegan Stride (CCAA) make 2nd All Star teams as varsity ch’ships conclude in Fredericton (Curling Canada/U Sports/CCAA)

Cornwall’s Rachel MacLean and Amy Spence competed in PEI Mixed (fours) Ch’ship in Montague

April:

Cornwall’s Schut beats regular teammate Kelly for Mixed Dbls Gold, Quilty, Burris win Fairplay awards as U18 wraps up in Alberta (Curling Canada)

Nova Scotia rinks Doucet/MacDougal and Deshpande/Walker win Canadian Stick Curling titles at Cornwall

Cornwall’s Sandy Hope makes the Championship Round,  Bill Hope goes to Seeding Pool at Canadian Masters

Red wins Leary’s Independent Grocer Closing Spiel again!

Passings:

Paul Horne, who survived a cardiac incident on the ice at our Club in 2010, passed away in December, while former Club President Joe Doyle passed in January.

Upcoming:

Remaining events this  year are our Annual General Meeting on May 24th, and our annual Golf Tournament on June 15

Next season will be somewhat of a transition year at the Club, with our long-time Manager, Bev McCormick, retiring, and Lance Lowther, our only head ice-maker since the Club began, also announcing that he is stepping back. We wish them the best of luck in the future and note that our Club will have a number of changes to deal with, but we’re sure things will go well, with help from our members and our Board of Directors! We hope to see everyone back at the Club in mid-October for our 2019-2020 season!

Post last modified: May 8, 2019 @ 6:44 pm

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