Portage has been good to Rachel Homan.
It wasn't a long trip for Winnipeg native Reid Carruthers to capture the latest leg of the World Curling Tour.
The defending champs are out.
After a thrilling C Event draw tonight at the Portage Curling Club, the playoff draw has been set for the Canad Inns Men's Classic bonspiel.
Some of the best male curlers in the world will be flocking to the Portage Curling Club inside the Canad Inns in Portage la Prairie this weekend.
Portage la Prairie will welcome the province's top curlers to town February as the city prepares to host the 2017 Viterra Championship.
It wasn't the path the defending champions hoped to take to the final, but team Morris and Homan managed to overcome some early setbacks to successfully defend their title.
Two teams have punched their tickets to Monday's playoff at the 2016 Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Championship.
Olympic aspirations will be added to the drama already unfolding among Canadian curling pros competing to win the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Classic next week.