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Something has to give between Scharf, Jacobs

The battle of the undefeated is still on track at Fort William Curling Club. Thunder Bay’s Joe Scharf and Sault Ste.

Hard-hitting Salokari representing Canada in Deaflympics

Daniel Salokari has to pay extra close attention to what’s going on around him on the ice. The 17-year-old, described as a quick learner by Thunder Bay North Stars coach Todd Howarth, can’t hear, or not very well.
Scharf beats Hackner

Scharf beats Hackner

Joe Scharf knows a thing or two about Al Hackner. A decade ago he played second for the Iceman at the 2001 Brier.

Assad bounces back

Thunder Bay skips went 4-1 in early-draw action Tuesday at the Northern Ontario Men’s provincial curling championship at Fort William Curling Club.

Letowski takes top job in Sarnia

Trevor Letowski is the new head coach of the Sarnia Sting. The former NHLer took over the Ontario Hockey League team’s reins on Sunday after the club lost 7-3 to Plymouth.
Burgess hangs on

Burgess hangs on

Skill may be the true tell of a champion curler, but a little luck along the way never hurts.
Locals stay hot

Locals stay hot

Joe Scharf has something to prove. A semifinalist in last year’s Northern Ontario provincial men’s curling play-downs, the Thunder Bay skip desperately wants a shot at the Brier, something no curler in the city has done in eight years.

Scharf jumps to 2-0

Joe Scharf made easy work of Geraldton’s John Salo on Monday morning. The Thunder Bay skip trailed 1-0 after the opening end, but rolled over his opponent the rest of the way en route to an 8-1 win.

Scharf wins 2011 debut

Joe Scharf made his 2011 Northern Ontario provincial play-down debut a successful one.

Assad opens with win at Northerns

Al Hackner’s bid to return to the Brier got off to a good start Sunday afternoon.