Charity curling tournament in Akron

Curling at a tournament in Akron NY Saturday.

Akron, N.Y. (WIVB) – Akron Youth sports will benefit from a different kind of sports tournament held Saturday.

Doug Matusek and some friends organized a curling tournament.  That’s the sport that’s popular in Canada and athletes compete in during the winter Olympic games every 4 years.

The group made much of the equipment used by the competitors.  It took them about 600 hours to make the gear for the tournament. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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