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Eight-Enders Anne Pryor, Emily Bartels, Maureen Kind Arguably rarer than golf’s hole-in-one, baseball’s perfect game, or darts’ nine-dart finish, eight-enders are curling’s perfect end.  Digging in the Wisconsin Historical Society’s archives, wefound this record of an

The Madison Curling Club Sign

by Anne Pryor As you walk from the parking lot into the clubhouse, have you ever paused to admire the dark blue metal sign that announces our club? Look carefully and count – eight stones are up there

2022 Mary Ann Jerred Curl vs. Cancer Bonspiel

A few openings remain – get in touch with Jennifer Krug ( to enter your team today. All participants must provide proof of vaccination to enter the club. Entry fee remains $240 per team or

Winning Women’s World’s – 2003

Anne Pryor This week we turn to the second impressive white banner adorning the rampway into the icehouse by Sheet 6. A companion to the 2002 Senior Men’s World Championship banner, this one is from

Winning Senior Men’s Worlds – 2002

What are those beautiful white banners in frames built by Tim Ebert that we see when we exit the icehouse by Sheet 6? To find out, I asked the two current MCC curlers whose names

The Grand Match

Scottish curling history is long and deep, spanning at least 6 centuries. So if MCC wants to find a tradition to emulate as we celebrate our own first century, there’s no better place to look