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Curling: O'Leary wins senior championship

Norma O'Leary of Silver Bay helped Margie Smith's rink go undefeated at the USA Curling Senior National Championships at Eau Claire, Wis., and earn a berth in the World Championships.

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Norma O'Leary of Silver Bay helped Margie Smith's rink go undefeated at the USA Curling Senior National Championships at Eau Claire, Wis., and earn a berth in the World Championships.

Smith defeated three-time champion Pam Oleinik's Wisconsin rink 9-2 Sunday to finish 6-0 in round-robin play and clinch a third appearance at the World Seniors. That tournament takes place in Dumfries, Scotland, from April 22-29. It's O'Leary's second consecutive appearance.

  • Jeff Wright's Chicago-area rink defeated Kent Beadle's Wisconsin rink 6-4 in the final of the U.S. Senior Men's National Championship on Sunday at Portage, Wis. St. Louis County Sheriff Ross Litman beat Paul Pustovar's Hibbing rink 6-5 in the quarterfinal round but then lost 8-7 to Beadle in the semifinals.
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