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Curling: Pete Fenson switches from curler to coach for USA High Performance Program
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Olympians Pete Fenson of Bemidji and Ann Swisshelm of Chicago have been added to USA Curling's High Performance Program (HPP) national coaching staff, according to officials from USA Curling. Fenson, the skip of the USA’s 2006 bronze medal team, and Swisshelm,...
July 1, 2014 - 9:17pm
April 3, 2014
Curling: Fenson rink finishes 3-8 at World Championships
BEIJING, China -- The Pete Fenson rink of Bemidji finished 3-8 at the World Men’s Curling Championships and did not qualify for the four-team page playoffs. On Thursday the team dropped its final two games of the round robin, falling 6-4 to Norway and 8-5 to Switzerland. “Without...
April 3, 2014 - 12:04pm
CURLING: Fenson takes 3-6 record into final two games
Pioneer Staff Report email@example.com BEIJING, China — The Pete Fenson rink will close its round robin schedule at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships with Wednesday’s late game against Norway and Thursday’s early-morning contest against Switzerland. Fenson...
April 3, 2014 - 12:09am
April 2, 2014
Curling: Fenson tops Denmark but will not make page playoffs
BEIJING, China -- The Pete Fenson rink will close its round robin schedule at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships with Wednesday’s late game against Norway and Thursday’s early-morning contest against Switzerland. Fenson and his Team USA teammates took a 3-6 record into...
April 2, 2014 - 1:20pm
April 1, 2014
CURLING: Fenson rink falls to 2-5 at World Championships
BEIJING, China — The playoff hopes for the Pete Fenson rink at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships took a hit Tuesday as Fenson dropped an 8-6 decision to Scotland and a 7-4 decision to Canada. Team USA continues to struggle with the rocks and the ice and will take a 2-5...
April 1, 2014 - 11:42pm
Curling: Fenson falls to 2-5 at World Championshps
BEIJING, China -- The playoff hopes for the Pete Fenson rink at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships took a nose hit Tuesday as Fenson dropped an 8-6 decision to Scotland and a 7-4 decision to Canada. Team USA continues to struggle with the rocks and the ice and will take...
April 1, 2014 - 10:40am
March 31, 2014
CURLING: Fenson 2-3 at World tournament
BEIJING, China — The Pete Fenson rink of Bemidji earned its second victory of the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship tournament Monday as the team stopped Germany 8-3. The win upped the Fenson rink, which is representing the USA at the event, to 2-3 heading into Monday’s...
March 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
March 29, 2014
CURLING: Fenson rink off to slow start at Beijing World Championship
BEIJING — The Pete Fenson rink lost both its first two games during the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championship in Beijing, China. Bemidji native Fenson, representing team USA along with teammates Shawn Rojeski, Joe Polo and Ryan Brunt, lost to the Czech Republic 9-7 then fell...
March 29, 2014 - 10:42pm
March 26, 2014
CURLING: Fenson to lead Team USA in World Championships in China
BEIJING, China — Eight-time national champion Pete Fenson of Bemidji will lead Team USA at the 2014 World Men’s Curling Championships this weekend in China. This will be the eighth appearance at the world championship for Fenson, 46, who led Team USA to its first ever Olympic...
March 26, 2014 - 9:44pm
March 20, 2014
CURLING: Pottinger finishes 5-4, out of playoff contention
SAINT JOHN, Newfoundland — Team USA’s run at the 2014 World Women’s Curling Championship an end Thursday. The Allison Pottinger rink, which features Bemidji’s Natalie Nicholson, split its final two matches and finished with a 6-5 record in the round robin tournament. The...
March 20, 2014 - 10:25pm
March 18, 2014
Women's curling: USA falls to 3-3 at World Championships
ST. JOHN, New Brunswick -- The Allison Pottinger rink, which includes Natalie Nicholson of Bemidji, fell 8-5 to Russia in Tuesday’s afternoon round when Pottinger's hammer in the 10th end was unable to replace Russia's stone near the button. Tuesday’s setback dropped USA to...
March 18, 2014 - 4:51pm
March 17, 2014
Curling: Pottinger in hunt at Worlds
ST. JOHN, New Brunswick — The Allison Pottinger rink opened the World Women’s Curling Championships with three victories but the team, which includes Bemidji curler Natalie Nicholson, dropped a pair of decisions Monday, 8-5 to Sweden and 9-3 to Canada and fell to 3-2. Pottinger...
March 17, 2014 - 10:02pm
March 14, 2014
CURLING: Pottinger rink faces China in opening round of World Championships
ST. JOHN, New Brunswick — A world championship will be on the line next week as New Brunswick hosts the 2014 Women’s World Curling Championships today through March 23. Representing the USA will be the Allison Pottinger rink of St. Paul and among the athletes on that team is...
March 14, 2014 - 10:38pm
March 8, 2014
National curling: Fenson, Pottinger rinks will represent USA at World Championships
PHILADELPHIA -- Pete Fenson captured the USA National men’s curling championship Saturday as the skip from Bemidji and his teammates dominated the Craig Brown rink of Madison, Wis. 9-3 in the Page playoff final. The playoff win also gave Fenson enough order of merit points to secure...
March 8, 2014 - 6:51pm
March 7, 2014
CURLING: Fenson, Pottinger advance to finals
PHILADELPHIA — The Pete Fenson rink of Bemidji will play the Chris Brown rink at 2 p.m. Saturday in the title game of the USA National men’s curling tournament. Fenson advanced to the championship by downing Brady Clark 7-4 Friday morning and stopping Heath McCormick of Duluth...
March 7, 2014 - 11:23pm