Dominique Banville was on the ice at the National Capital Curling Center, and she shouted encouragement to three young women who were new to the sport of curling.
"Hips back! Push! Go! Sweep it hard!" Banville shouted Saturday night at The Gardens Ice House in West Laurel.
On a night when many of their peers may be at the movies or trying to stay warm, several 20-somethings and others tried their hand at curling for the first time with the Potomac Curling Club at their home base at the National Capital Curling Center, located at The Gardens Ice House off Old Gunpowder Road.
Alison Gregor, 21, made the trek to Laurel from northern Virginia to learn some of the...