Well, that was eventful.
The 2014-15 Canadian curling season has drawn to a close - apologies to those of you who are still duking it out in your club championships - so it is time to take stock of a year jammed with interesting stories. Tough to whittle 'em down, but here are my choices for top ten stories of the year.
And, as we say at the end of a long curling season: Good golfing.
10. TEAM HOWARD BOUNCED FROM ONTARIO PLAYDOWNS
Last season's loss in the final of the Ontario Tankard was surprise enough. This season's elimination during the province's playdowns? A shocker for Team Glenn Howard. Bumped during regionals, Howard and his team decided to ditch an invitation to The Skins Game so they could take one more crack at getting to the provincial championship through the last chance 'challenge round.' They lost there, too. Some had no sympathy given that one of the tour's top teams wouldn't even make an appearance at The Tankard. Others, like me, believe it shone a light onRead More »from Retirements, relegation, rejuvenation. Canadian curling's top 10 stories of 2014-15