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Team Homan parts ways with lead Lisa Weagle

Team Homan is parting ways with longtime lead Lisa Weagle.

The Ottawa-based club made the announcement Thursday on social media.

“Over the years we’ve grown together and are so proud of everything we’ve accomplished, including winning three Scotties Tournament of Hearts titles, a world championship and representing our country at the Olympics,” the team said in a statement. “We value our friendship with Lisa and truly wish her all the best.”

Weagle joined Team Homan in 2010 and over the past decade won a record 10 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling women’s titles including three in a row during the 2015-16 and 2018-19 seasons. The 34-year-old from Ottawa is regarded as one of the best leads in the sport due to her proficiency of the tick shot, which some have dubbed “The Weagle.”

No replacement has been named at this time.

“While this is a very difficult decision to make on many fronts, we are restructuring our front end to continue in our relentless pursuit of excellence,” the statement continued. “We are looking forward to the future of the team and to continue to push ourselves to be the best that we can. More information about our team lineup will come at a later date.”