Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 2)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

U SPORTS/Curling Canada University Championships kick off in Thunder Bay

March 19, 2017

THUNDER BAY, Ont. (U SPORTS) – The first day of the U SPORTS/Curling Canada University Championships opened Saturday evening with 16 teams from across the country finishing their first draw of the round robin, hosted by the Lakehead University Thunderwolves.

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“I love the game!” says Curling Canada Volunteer of the Year Award winner, Kate Barratt

March 14, 2017

Kate Barratt of Gibsons, B.C., learned to curl in her 50s, and since then she has been giving back to the sport she loves. Her contribution to curling in Gibsons was recognized on the weekend as she stood on the ice at Mile One Stadium in St. John’s during a break in the bronze medal game of the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier to receive the 2017 Curling Canada Volunteer of the Year Award.

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Canada comes up short in tiebreaker at World Wheelchair Championship

March 9, 2017

They made it close, but Canada’s wheelchair curling team lost 5-4 to Norway in a tiebreaker on Friday and will not advance to the medal round of the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Tiebreaker for Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

March 9, 2017

Canada will play Norway in a tiebreaker to determine who will capture the final playoff spot at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gagneung, South Korea.

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Team Canada battles to another win at World Wheelchair Championship

March 8, 2017

Team Canada skip Jim Armstrong had to come up with a big shot in the final end to win a close battle over Finland’s Markku Karjalainen on Wednesday and keep Canada in sight of a playoff berth at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Teams fighting for position at World Wheelchair Championship

March 7, 2017

Canada joins a logjam of teams fighting for position at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gangneung, South Korea, after losing both games on Tuesday.

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Canada’s Wheelchair curlers moving up at Worlds

March 6, 2017

Team Canada remains in second place in the standings after a strong 8-2 win today over Germany as the round robin continues at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Another win for Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

March 5, 2017

Team Canada’s wheelchair curling team regrouped after a loss to Switzerland on Sunday morning and came out strong against the USA to earn a 6-4 win in round robin action at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Pangneung, South Korea.

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Canada steals a win to open World Wheelchair Championship

March 3, 2017

Canada stole a point in an extra end to open the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship with a 5-4 win over Scotland in the first game of the round robin on Saturday in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Canada’s Streifel wins bronze at World Juniors

February 25, 2017

Team Canada’s Kristen Streifel will wrap up her junior curling career by bringing home a bronze medal after she and her team – vice-skip Chantele Broderson, second Kate Goodhelpsen, lead Brenna Bilassy, alternate Karlee Burgess and coach Amanda Dawn St. Laurent – dominated in a 6-3 win over South Korea today at the 2017 World Junior Curling Championship in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Streifel steals her way to semifinal at World Juniors

February 24, 2017

Canada’s Kristen Streifel stole her way to a 7-5 win over South Korea’s Min Ji Kim in the women’s Page 3 vs 4 playoff, earning a trip to the semifinal, while Tyler Tardi will finish out of playoff contention after losing 8-7 in a tie-breaker to Norway at the 2017 World Junior Curling Championship in Gangneung, South Korea today.

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Tiebreaker for Tardi; Streifel set for playoffs at World Juniors

February 23, 2017

An extra-end 9-8 loss to Scotland means Canada’s Tyler Tardi will have to win a tiebreaker against Norway in order to clinch a berth in the playoffs of the 2017 World Junior Curling Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Canada still working towards playoff berths at World Juniors

February 22, 2017

As the end of the round robin approaches, Team Canada’s Kristen Streifel and Tyler Tardi still need a few more wins to lock up a spot in the playoffs of the 2017 World Junior Curling Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Confidence builds for Tardi at World Juniors

February 21, 2017

Tyler Tardi poured on the offence in an 8-3 decision over Switzerland on Tuesday evening, a win that moves Canada into second place in the standings at the 2017 World Junior Curling Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Strong day for Team Canada’s Streifel and Tardi at World Juniors

February 20, 2017

It was a good day for Canada at the 2017 World Junior Curling Championships as both Kristen Streifel and Tyler Tardi posted strong wins at the Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung, South Korea.

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