Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 20)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

A winning day for Team Canada at 2015 Universiade

February 8, 2015

On a must-win day, Team Canada men came through with two solid victories to climb back into contention at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain.

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Team Canada women remain undefeated in Spain

February 7, 2015

Team Canada women took hold of first place at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain, with two more wins on Saturday, including a 9-3 victory over previously undefeated Sweden.

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First win for Canadian men at Universiade

February 6, 2015

Team Canada men rebounded from a morning loss to earn their first win at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain.

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A big birthday for Saskatchewan’s 1955 Brier champ

January 20, 2015

Curler Lloyd Campbell has celebrated many accomplishments, both on and off the ice, but the biggest one yet happened on Sun. Jan. 4, when the family and friends of this Saskatchewan curling legend gathered to celebrate his 100th birthday.

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Rocking around the clock – and raising money for charity

January 7, 2015

The numbers tell only part of the story: 10 curlers on the ice at the Coldwater & District Curling Club playing 288 ends in just over 80 hours, raising money for local charities and setting the (as yet unofficial) Guinness World Record for longest curling game.

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Sparing for charity at The Glencoe Club

December 22, 2014

Calgary’s Glencoe Club and National Training Centre (NTC) know how to get into the holiday spirit: the Super Spare Silent Auction, now in its fourth year, raises money to support a local shelter for homeless and runaway youth. How? By auctioning off the services of high-performance curlers to The Glencoe’s curling members.

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Vernon junior spiel gives young curlers a competitive edge

December 18, 2014

Jim Cotter is well known in Canadian curling circles for his precision shot-making on the ice. But a few weeks ago, he was wearing another curling hat: junior team coach and part of the organizing committee for the 14th Annual Prestige Hotels Rick Cotter Memorial Junior Classic in Vernon, B.C.

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Business of Curling: Blind River Curling Club

November 26, 2014

When you’re a curling club in a small community far from larger centres, it can be a challenge to keep the sheets full and members happy. But the Blind River Curling Club hasn’t let its relatively small size get in the way of providing successful leagues and activities for curlers of all ages and levels.

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Head First puts safety first on the curling ice

October 29, 2014

In 2011, a recreational curler at the Calgary Winter Club fell during her weekly league game and hit her head on the ice. Her life changed that day.

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Curling for life with The Tam Heather Venerables

October 14, 2014

Dedicated curlers know that curling is a sport for life. Thanks to innovations in equipment (think Little Rocks and delivery sticks, for example) participants of practically any age or level of physical ability can take to the ice – and stay there.

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Team Nedohin goes to camp

October 8, 2014

On September 27, over 50 curlers had a chance to get up close and personal with Heather Nedohin and some curling “friends” at the Sherwood Park Curling Club, kicking off the new season – and Nedohin’s new role as the club’s Curling Pro and Manager – with camps for both juniors and adults.

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Business of Curling: Creative marketing at Juan de Fuca Curling Centre

September 24, 2014

Juan de Fuca Curling Centre in Victoria, B.C., has found a number of innovative ways to attract and retain new curlers, thanks to some creative thinking and valuable partnerships with local businesses.

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Mentoring comes easily to Team Middaugh

September 10, 2014

Ontario’s Sherry Middaugh and her team are trying out a new way to thank team sponsors and give back to the sport.

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Dialogue, innovation and awards at first CCA National Curling Summit

August 27, 2014

The first National Curling Summit in Niagara Falls aimed to stimulate conversation about important issues affecting curling, now and in the future, with a goal of growing the sport in all communities across Canada.

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Young Saskatchewan curler tries the ice in Arizona

June 24, 2014

“Weird curling destination, eh?” says Dustin Mikush, a 14-year-old curler from Wadena, Sask., who recently travelled to Tempe, Ariz., to try out the ice at the local Coyotes Curling Club.

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