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           Parry Sound, ON  P2A 2Z1



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  Junior and Bantam Curling information will be posted here as it comes available.

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Our Bantam Boys Curling Team made it to the Provincials held Feb. 5-8 at the Oshawa Curling Club.

Pictured at right are - skip, Liam Thompson, Mackenzie Marshall, Coach Laura Thompson, Adam Walker and Tyler Marshall.

The boys did very well at Provincials finishing with a 4-3 record.  They lost their first two games, won their next three, lost one and then won their last game to finish in fifth place.

Congratulations to the team!


PSHS Curling teams:  


PSHS Girls Curling 


The Parry Sound girls curling team competed in a Regional playdown event in Kitchener-Waterloo this past weekend.

The team consisted of Nicole Heikoop, Ashlyn Simpson, Arden Milligan and Elizabeth Edington. The girls had a tight first game against Centre Dufferin District High School winning by an inch. In their second game they dominated and controlled the score board against Saugeen Secondary School. Their two wins put them in the A side final against Mayfield Secondary School.



The Parry Sound Girls dominated the game in the first three ends, and managed to maintain control of the game which lead them to a win.

The girls will be travelling to Woodstock to compete at the Gore Mutual Provincials Feb 12-14.


Julie Truscott - coach


PSHS Boys Curling

The Parry Sound boys curling teams competed in the Gore Mutual Schoolboys Regional playdown event in Kitchener-Waterloo this past weekend. The team consisting of Nathan Marshall, Tyler Marshall, Nick Mayede and Mackenzie Marshall won the right to go to the Provincials. The boys played two solid games to advance to the A flight Championship against the home team, but unfortunately came up short. The loss placed them in a second chance position in the B flight championship against their fellow team from Parry Sound High School. After an intense, evenly matched game Team Marshall came out ahead and won a spot in the provincial championships. The boys will be travelling to Woodstock to compete at the Gore Mutual Provincials Feb 12-14.

Richard Graziotto - coach





Very Good news! 

A second boys PSHS team headed to the Gore Provincial championship as well. The top team pulled out and since they were in the B event playoff the PSHS boys' team got to fill the vacancy.

They excelled playing in Woodstock and won the Gore shield for placing third at the Championship. 

Congratulations boys!

Pictured at left is the team of 5 that played to get through the regionals. 

Skip   Liam Thompson
Vice  Adam Walker
Second  Matthew Mayede
Lead  Ryan Evans
Alternate  John Evans
Coach  Laura Thompson


Congratulations to all of the PSHS team members. 

Three teams at Provincials - AMAZING!!!!!


 Joyce Baskey Memorial FunSpiel

The third annual Joyce Baskey Memorial FunSpiel was held on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. 



News from Timbits 2014:

Timbits 2014:


The 2014 Timbits Provincial Champions were also recognized at the closing dinner.


Pictured on the right are:

Brayden MacEwen, Rachel Reevie, Kate-Lynne Hinksman and Maddie Fisher from McDougall P.S.! 

(with coach Calvin Fisher.)


Congratulations everyone!


Click on the link to see their final path to the Championship Play-Off Finals.pdf




The new Timbits Provincial Champions are

Maddie Fisher, Brayden MacEwen, Rachel Reevie

and Kate-Lynne Hinksman

from McDougall P.S.!  (Pictured with coach Calvin Fisher.)


Congratulations everyone!


Click on the link to see their final path to the Championship Play-Off Finals.pdf




Wahoo! McDougall won the provincial championship!

Thank you to all the Parry Sound fans who came to watch and cheer on our junior curlers.







Click on any of the following thumbnails to enlarge the photo.

Competitive Curling Report:

The PSHS girls curling team won all of their games (4-0 record) in the round robin of their pool, played and won in the quarter finals.  They lost their semi-final match against Marymount (the new OFSAA champions) but won the Bronze Medal in the finals.  Go Parry Sound High School!!!!  Well done girls!

OFSAA Results for Parry Sound High School:

The PSHS girls curling team won all of their games (4-0 record) in the round robin of their pool and won in the quarter finals.  They played Marymount Academy Saturday morning in the semi-finals losing 5-4 in a very close game.  Marymount went on to become the 2014 OFSAA champions defeating Brockville in the finals.

The Parry Sound girls won their Bronze Medal game against Markham at 1 PM.  Their only loss was at the hands of the new OFSAA champions.

Congratulations - and well done at OFSAA!

PSHS Curling Teams:


On March 5th, two Parry Sound High School teams represented Muskoka Parry Sound at the GBSSA championship.  The winner of this championship represents GBSSA at the Ontario School Championships (OFSAA).


Nathan Marshal, Nick Mayede, Tyler Marshall and Ryan Evans represented the boys, going into an extra end before bowing out to the Bradford team.


On the girls side, Terri Weeks skipped the girls team to victory. 

Terri and Kortnee Jackson, Jessica Simmons and Elizabeth Edington won the GB championship and will represent the region at OFSAA from March 18th to 21st in Brampton. 

(Arden Milligan did not play due to injury.)



MPS Winners 2014

Kortnee Jackson, Terri Weeks (skip), Jessica Simmons, Arden Milligan and Elizabeth Edington

Congratulations - and well done at OFSAA!

Bantam Mixed:

Parry Sound Curling Club's Bantam mixed team of Nicole Heikoop - skip, Liam Thompson - vice, Maddie Fisher - second (filling in for Elizabeth Edington) and Adam Walker - lead won the regionals this past weekend in Georgetown, so they are off to provincials from the 2nd to the 5th in London.

The team won all 3 games to win the A event against some very stiff competition.  In their first game they went to 2 extra ends to win.  In the second game they were tied going home with the hammer and after a bunch of perfect peels, Nicole had to draw to the button for the win, which she did.  In the last game they were down 2 after the fourth end break, but picked up 2 in the fifth, stole 1 in the 6th and then 2 in the 7th.  They did not finish the eighth as they ran their opposition out of rocks.  They played extremely well to say the least. 



Maddie, Liam, Nicole and Adam -

Region 3 Bantam Mixed "A" winners

m, Nicole and Adam -

Parry Sound Curling Club hosted the Zone 10 Bantam and Junior mixed championship on Feb. 21-23.


Gore Mutual School Curling:

Our Parry Sound High School teams were both successful at the Gore Mutual Region 3 Schoolboy and Schoolgirl championships. 

The boys team, skipped by Nathan Marshall, won the "A" side and the girls team, skipped by Nicole Heikoop, won the "B" side and so both teams advanced to the Provincial Championship held in Galt from Feb. 13-15, 2014. 

Congratulations to team Marshall and team Heikoop!  This is the first time both the boys and girls have sent a team to the Provincial championship.

Here are the teams relaxing after their victories.

Standing in back row:

Ashlyn Simpson, Tyler Marshall and Nathan Marshall

Sitting on couch:

Nicole Heikoop, Megan Wright, Nicholas Mayede, Ryan Evans and Kortnee Jackson


Our Bantam Boys team won the "B" side at the Region 3 championship and have advanced to the Ontario Provincial Championship to be held at the Coldwater Curling Club from Feb. 5-8th. Congratulations to the boys.  Skip Adam Walker, vice Liam Thompson, second Tyler Marshall and lead Mackenzie Marshall.

Click on the thumbnail for a larger version of the photo.

Bantam Boys Provincial Team

Front: Liam Thompson; Back: Mackenzie Marshall, Tyler Marshall and Adam Walker


The Parry Sound Junior Curling Club hosted the second annual Joyce Baskey Funspiel for curlers up to Grade 8:

On Feb. 1st, 2014 there will was a Funspiel for Junior curlers from Grade 5-8.  

Here are some photos of the winners and runners-up in each event of the Funspiel.  

Dennis Baskey was present to award the prizes and he shared the history of curling and personal insights as he presented to each of the event finalists.

Main Event Winners

Dennis Baskey presents champions of the Joyce Baskey Memorial Funspiel - Maddie Fisher, Rachel Reevie, Lexie Campbell and Dalton Edington with their prize money

Main Event Runners-up

Dennis presents the prizes to the first event runners-up team of Carson Denman, Matthew Forsey, Matthew David and Breanne Perkins

2nd Event Winners

Lauren Kennedy, Amy Johnson, Evan Kennedy, Ryan Staszkiel

2nd Event Runners-up

Skip Michael Evans introduaces his team of Gracelyn Larkin, Hannah Nawroth and Edan Graves

3rd Event Winners

Cindy Knotz, Sarah Gray, Selina Knotz and Hannah Lashbrook

3rd Event Runners-up

Branden McPhadden, Carson Lashbrook, Karter Campbell, Jacob Hurd

4th Event Winners

Christopher Hinksman, Ayden Pulente, Megan Raymond, Maddy Green

4th Event Runners-up

Liam O'Brien, Ben Walker, Ethan Graves, Austin Lane


New this year:   



We have a new award, created in memory of Joyce Baskey, for young adult volunteers

in youth curling. 

To achieve this honour a young volunteer must be nominated by a curling coach. 


 The Joyce Baskey Junior Curling Volunteer Award

 The nomination form can be downloaded using the following link.   Joyce Baskey Award Nomination form

Award Criteria

Age:  Up to and including volunteers who are 24.

The candidate for this award is recognized because of a dedication to volunteering for the Junior Curling Program.

  Mentoring and supporting junior curlers on a regular basis.

  Leading by example.

  Respecting the needs and ability levels of all curlers.

  Encouraging curlers to be their best by providing positive feedback and reinforcement.

  Demonstrating teamwork with other volunteers and supervisors.

  Modeling a positive attitude and approach to sport.

Junior and Bantam Curling information will be posted here as it comes available.


2013 results:

Congratulations to our Bantam boys!

Nathan Marshall skipped his Bantam Boys team curling out of Coldwater Curling Club to win the "B" finals at the Region 3 playdowns.

As winner of the "B" side, Nathan and Nick Mayede travelled to the Provincials in Ottawa from Feb. 27th to March 2nd, 2013. 

At the provincials, Nathan and his team went 2-5.  Good try for your first shot at the provincial title Nathan and Nick!

Click on the link for a copy of the Region 3 draw showing Nathan and Nick's route to the Provincials.

Bantam Boys Region 3.pdf

Click on the following link for a link to the draw for the Provincial playoffs.


Pictured on right:  Nathan Marshall (skip), Mitchell Vance (Vice)
Nick Mayede (second) Riley McMulkin (Lead)

Congratulations to Nathan, Nick and their team for their win at Regionals.


The CCA website

- Getting started in curling


Getting_Started_in Curling student_workbook


This has lots of good information about the sport of curling and has some worksheets to check what you learn.  Download it for free and try it out! 

(PDF - You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.)




Trivia Q:  

Do you know which member of our curling club was part of the team that won the Ontario Provincial Championship in 1959

and went to the Canadian Nationals out west? 

For the answer - click on this link - Past Champions and scroll down to 1959.

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