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 →
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 →
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 →