Author Archives: Al Cameron (page 20)

Author Archives: Al Cameron

Wheelchair curling national team set for world championship

December 22, 2015

Canada’s world-No. 1-ranked wheelchair curling program will begin its push to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games with a familiar lineup, albeit with an eye on the future, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Travelers Curling Club Championship hits the button for Curling Canada Rocks & Rings

December 17, 2015

There were more winners than just the men’s and women’s champions at the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship last month in Ottawa.

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Egg Farmers of Ontario supporting Canadian Junior Championships

December 15, 2015

Canada’s top junior curling teams are ready to Get Cracking with a new partner this January in Stratford, Ont. Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) will be the presenting sponsor of the 2016 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, Jan. 23-31 in Stratford, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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St. Catharines to host 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

December 9, 2015

Canada’s elite women’s curling teams will be heading to the Niagara region of Ontario for the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Team McEwen headed to men’s final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2015

Mike McEwen took care of his own business, and then he watched gratefully as Kevin Koe did him a favour on an adjacent sheet on Saturday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The end result is that McEwen and his Winnipeg team — third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak and lead Denni Neufeld — are one victory away from successfully defending their title at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. McEwen cruised to a 10-4 win over Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock (2-5) to close out round-robin play on Saturday morning to finish with a 5-2 ...

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Team Homan headed to final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 4, 2015

Rachel Homan finds herself just one win away from the promised land — a trip back to her hometown, to play for a berth in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Homan’s Ottawa team ground out a 7-5 win over Tracy Fleury of Sudbury, Ont., on Friday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The win improved Team Homan’s record to 5-0 and clinched a berth in Sunday’s women’s final at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. And while the top prize of $14,000 will go to the winner of the women’s final, it is the other ...

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Epping knocks Koe from ranks of undefeated at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 3, 2015

And then there were none. No teams are undefeated and no teams are winless in the men’s draw at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Jones hits win column at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 3, 2015

Team Jones is back on track at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. After a miserable 0-2 opening day at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta., the reigning Canadian champs from Winnipeg — (Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer, lead Dawn McEwen and coach Wendy Morgan) — earned what can only be described as a must-win in the compressed round-robin draw, beating Tracy Fleury’s team from Sudbury, Ont., 9-4 on Thursday morning. The win kept Team Jones’s hopes alive for a playoff berth, but the five-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion knows her team doesn’t ...

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Middaugh moves to 2-0 on opening day

December 2, 2015

The veterans had hoped to teach the young ones a lesson but it took a tight final end before Sherry Middaugh prevailed over a squad skipped by Kelsey Rocque, the youngest competitor in the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, which began Wednesday.

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Strong start for Team Homan at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 2, 2015

It didn’t quite make up for last year in Camrose, Alta., but it was a small measure of revenge for Rachel Homan and her top-ranked team from Ottawa.

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Curling Canada’s Season of Champions returns to ESPN3

December 1, 2015

For the second straight season, United States curling fans will have full access to view Curling Canada’s prestigious Season of Champions series.

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Home Hardware Canada Cup starts Wednesday in Grande Prairie

November 30, 2015

The Olympic dream will become a little more real for the two teams that prevail at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, beginning Wednesday at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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Travelers Club Championship begins Monday in Ottawa

November 20, 2015

Curling dreams will be coming true for the 28 teams that open the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship on Monday at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club.

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U.S. squads decided for World Financial Group Continental Cup

November 19, 2015

Two U.S. teams with an abundance of international experience have qualified to join Team North America for the 2016 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Boyd Gaming.

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Alberta claims gold at 2016 Canadian Mixed

November 14, 2015

Mick Lizmore and his Alberta teammates will get another chance to wear the Maple Leaf on their backs.

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