When the 12 teams take to the ice on Saturday, Mar. 28 in Halifax, NS for the Men's World Curling Championship, there will be a Wisconsin connection on the US Men's team. Two members of the five person team hail from the Madison area and curl in the Madison Curling Club.
The Sean Murray team claimed their third consecutive Wisconsin Mixed Championship on the ice of the Waupaca Curling Club, on Mar. 1. Curling with Murray are Heather Betzhold, Dan Wiza and Paige Caulum. The team amassed a winning record of 5-1 in a field of four teams.
Murray and his team head to Blaine, Minnesota for the National Mixed Championship which starts on Mar. 28. The Murray team will be tabbed as one of the favorites, having made the playoffs last year in Wisconsin Rapids.