Trials Higher Expectations Curling

Team Shuster's John Shuster, left, and Chris Plys look out over the sheet while competing against Team Dropkin at the U.S. Olympic Curling Team Trials at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. "The expectation when we're sending a team to the world championships and Olympics now," Shuster said, "is that they should be a medal favorite and, if things go right, they could win the gold."