Father and son will try, together, to get to the top of the curling world.
Scott Howard is joining Team Glenn Howard next season as part of a team shake up announced by the skip, today. He'll be the team's new lead, replacing Craig Savill.
"Obviously, it's been a bit of a dream for myself and my son to play together and I've realized that that's my biggest priority," said Howard. "To finish my career with my son."
It's not the only move, either. Wayne Middaugh, who semi-retired from the game this season will be back as Howard's vice in 2015-16, while current vice Rich Hart steps into the second position.
They are moves that leave Howard with mixed emotions. The happiness of taking on the elite teams of the curling world along with his 24 year old son is tempered with the sadness of saying goodbye to friends Savill and Jon Mead. Mead had joined the team this season. Savill, of course, has been throwing lead stones for Howard since 2004, winning 8 provincial championships, two BriersRead More »from Glenn Howard shakes up his team; Jon Mead and Craig Savill are out, son Scott and Wayne Middaugh are in