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2014-15 Membership Drive Underway

clublogonobkgOur FIFTH season of curling is nearly upon us!

Where has the time gone?

With the popularity of the sport at the Sochi Olympics, the great turnout at all our pre-season events, and the passion for the game among our current members, this season will surely be our best yet.

To learn more about membership in Anthracite Curling Club, to renew your membership, or to join us for the first time, please check out our Membership page.

Chance at Redemption: Women’s World Curling Championship Gets Underway This Weekend

The 2014 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship gets underway at Harbour Station, Saint John, N. B., Canada, on Saturday.

Twelve of the top women’s teams in the world will take part with play continuing through to Sunday 23 March, when the medals will be decided.

The twelve teams who have qualified for this event are: hosts Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Korea, Latvia, Russia, Scotland, Switzerland, Sweden and the USA.

The U.S. will seek a little redemption from the Sochi Olympics, surely, at this event. The States will be represented by Allison Pottinger at Skip. Joining her will be Nicole Joraanstad, Natalie Nicholson, and Tabitha Peterson. Continue reading

ACC Takes Over Leckey Live!


Check out these great links to Anthracite Curling’s appearance on Thursday’s edition of Leckey Live. Continue reading

Hatspiel Continues, Learn to Curl Begins This Busy Saturday Night

clublogonobkgIn the words of Frank Costanza, Anthracite Curling Club is “going to be all over that shuffleboard court” on Saturday.

The “shuffleboard court” of course, being the Toyota Sportsplex in Wilkes-Barre. We’re going to be there pretty much all day and we’re shutting the place down at night.

It’s your first chance to get fully immersed in the sport of curling or it could just be your chance to fulfill your curiosity about the game. Continue reading

If All Else Fails, BEAT CANADA!

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It has been a rough 2014 Sochi Olympics for Team USA Curling. And if there’s one thing that could make it all worthwhile it would be to BEAT CANADA!

Coming into play on Sunday, the Men’s team is at 2-4 in the Round Robin with three draws remaining. Technically, they’d need a different type of Miracle on Ice to make the Playoffs and Medal Round. Continue reading