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All Or Nothing For U.S. Men’s Team Sunday


The U.S. men have rattled off four straight wins in the Olympic Qualifying Event in Fuessen, Germany, and are just one win away from booking a ticket to join the Womens team at the Sochi Olympic Games.

The U.S. team led by Skip John Shuster – bidding for his third Olympics – dispatched the previous front-runners South Korea, 7-5, earlier today in a tie-break matchup to determine which team would make the playoffs starting today and ending tomorrow. After the 7-game round robin event, the U.S. was among four teams tied with 5 wins, 2 losses. The U.S. was considered tied with South Korea, however, for third place. Germany and Czech Republic had already clinched playoff spots with their identical records. They play tonight to determine the first of two teams heading to Sochi. Continue reading

ACC College Night, new club featured on Misericordia broadcast

Anthracite Curling Club is featured on the most recent edition of Cougar Cast, a student TV production at Misericordia University.

The crew’s visit coincided with the formation of that school’s Curling Club, and four students who recently joined as members. Have a look below (we’re exactly 7 minutes into the broadcast):

Season 6 Show 1 from Communications @ MU on Vimeo.

More Ice Time: Open House scheduled for March 19

Anthracite Curling Club announces that it will hold a public Open House event at The Ice Rink at Coal St. Park in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on March 19 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Open House provides the perfect opportunity to come meet the great people around the sport of curling and to try it for yourself. Be prepared to get hooked!

Wear warm, comfortable clothing and sneakers with a decent tread on the soles. We provide the rest. Cost is $15.

Saturday Night Curling is scheduled for later that night, from 10 p.m. until Midnight.

Anthracite Curling welcomes Misericordia University Curling Club

If you’ve noticed a bit of youthful exuberance on the ice in recent weeks, it is likely attributed to members of Misericordia University Curling Club.

The students took their casual interest in the sport of curling from watching the 2010 Vancouver Olympics to trying the sport on their own when our Club President Alison Piatt introduced them to the sport and invited them to a recent Saturday Night Curling event. They’ve returned ever since and now they’re organized. Continue reading

Club requirement: Proper flair must be displayed at ALL times (w/ YOUR photos)

OK, so we may not have the same rules as Chotchkie’s restaurant, but Anthracite Curling Club members have been proudly sporting our first piece of official “flair,” our club pin.

Whether it be on a jacket, hat, bag or on display, the club pin is a unique item and sets you apart from the rest. Do you have a club pin and have no idea what to do with it? Check out how some ACC cohorts are rocking there pins … Continue reading