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May 27, 2016
Bemidji’s Fenson, Polo, selected to USA Curling High Performance program
Forty-five athletes, including Bemidji natives Graem Fenson and Joe Polo, have received and accepted invitations to be a part of USA Curling’s High Performance Program for the 2016-17 season. Fenson was one of nine junior men’s curlers selected to the program for the first time....
May 27, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 23, 2016
CURLING: Polo, Peterson win bronze at mixed doubles championship
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Americans Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson and Joe Polo became a part of U.S. curling history on Saturday, as they became the first American athletes to earn a medal at the World Mixed Doubles Championship. The duo defeated Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat of Scotland,...
April 23, 2016 - 10:23pm
April 22, 2016
CURLING: Polo, Peterson advance to mixed doubles semifinals
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Team USA’s win streak continues as Bemidji native Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson swept past England, 12-6, in quarterfinal action Friday evening at the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Karlstad, Sweden. Peterson, a St. Paul native, and Polo took...
April 22, 2016 - 11:46pm
April 21, 2016
CURLING: Polo, Peterson go undefeated in round robin
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Bemidji native Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson finished the preliminary round robin with a perfect 6-0 record for Team USA in preparation for the playoffs of the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Karlstad, Sweden. Peterson, of St. Paul, and Polo got...
April 21, 2016 - 11:37pm
April 20, 2016
CURLING: Polo, Peterson qualify for playoffs
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Bemidji native Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson remain perfect in the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Karlstad, Sweden, as Team USA earned its fifth win and put itself in position for the upcoming playoffs. Peterson, of St. Paul, and Polo defeated...
April 20, 2016 - 11:06pm
April 19, 2016
CURLING: Polo, Peterson win again in mixed doubles
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Bemidji native Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson are on the brink of advancing Team USA to the playoffs of the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Karlstad, Sweden. With a 6-4 win over Denmark Tuesday morning at Kobbs Arena, Peterson, a St. Paul native,...
April 19, 2016 - 11:12pm
April 18, 2016
CURLING: Polo, Peterson win third straight for Team USA
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Bemidji native Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson recorded their third straight win for Team USA Monday in round robin pool play of the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship at Kobbs Arena in Karlstad, Sweden. Peterson, a St. Paul native, and Polo held nothing...
April 18, 2016 - 11:07pm
April 16, 2016
CURLING: Bemidji’s Polo and Team USA victorious at World Mixed Doubles Championship
KARLSTAD, Sweden — Bemidji native Joe Polo and Tabitha Peterson poured on the offense in an opening-day win for the U.S. over New Zealand at the 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship at Kobbs Arena in Karlstad, Sweden on Saturday. Peterson, of St. Paul, and Polo defeated...
April 16, 2016 - 10:42pm
March 24, 2016
CURLING: Team USA women won't make playoffs, but still fighting for Olympic berth
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Team USA has a lot of motivation to finish out the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship on a winning note and helped their cause with a convincing 8-3 win over Finland Thursday afternoon. The U.S., which includes Bemidji native Natalie Nicholson,...
March 24, 2016 - 10:50pm
March 22, 2016
CURLING: U.S. women take two games Tuesday
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — What a difference a day makes. Erika Brown and the Team USA women’s curling team earned two wins Tuesday to get back in the hunt at the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship. After defeating Korea 10-3 Tuesday morning, the U.S. team — which includes...
March 22, 2016 - 10:47pm
March 21, 2016
CURLING: Team USA picks up first win at Women's World Championships
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask.— The USA women’s curling team, which features Bemidji native Natalie Nicholson, earned its first win of the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship on Monday, as the Erika Brown rink picked up a 5-3 victory over Italy. The win for Brown, Nicholson and...
March 21, 2016 - 11:08pm
March 19, 2016
CURLING: U.S. women fall to Switzerland in world championship opener
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Team USA, including Bemidji native Natalie Nicholson, had its chances to win but struggled to take advantage in a 5-4 loss to Switzerland as the round robin got underway Saturday at the World Women’s Curling Championship in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Tied...
March 19, 2016 - 10:12pm
March 14, 2016
CURLING: Bemidji natives Fenner, Fenson take silver medal at World Junior Championships
TAARNBY, Denmark — Playing in their final game of junior eligibility, Mark Fenner and Alex Fenson of Bemidji, along with their teammates in the Team USA Korey Dropkin rink left Denmark with hardware after earning the silver medal in a 6-4 loss to Scotland on Sunday at the 2016 VoIP...
March 14, 2016 - 10:43pm
March 12, 2016
CURLING: Bemidji natives Fenner, Fenson headed to gold-medal game
TAARNBY, Denmark — Bemidji natives Mark Fenner and Alex Fenson are one game away from achieving their dream of being world champions after Korey Dropkin’s U.S. rink defeated Switzerland, 5-2, in the semifinal of the 2016 VoIP Defender World Junior Championships Saturday in Taarnby,...
March 12, 2016 - 10:33pm
March 11, 2016
CURLING: Fenner, Fenson, Team USA advance to Page Playoffs
TAARNBY, Denmark — For the first time since 1994, both the American men and women’s teams have advanced to the playoffs of the World Junior Championships. With a 7-4 win Friday morning over Turkey, Korey Dropkin’s U.S. junior men’s team, which includes Bemidji natives Mark...
March 11, 2016 - 10:50pm