Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 20)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

Lawton grinds out a win

February 2, 2014

Stefanie Lawton found a way to grind out an 8-6 win over undefeated Val Sweeting on Sunday afternoon in front of a noisy crowd at the Maurice-Richard Arena in Draw 4 action at the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Read More

Team Canada wins the battle of Ontario in Draw 3 at the Scotties

February 2, 2014

Team Canada’s Rachel Homan defeated rival Ontario in a lopsided 9-3 win in Draw 3 Sunday morning.

Read More

Sweeting wins two on opening day of the 2014 Scotties

February 1, 2014

Alberta's Val Sweeting won her second game of the day in an extra end over B.C.'s Kesa Van Osch in Draw 2 action at the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Read More

Slow start for the home team as 2014 Scotties gets underway

February 1, 2014

Quebec’s Allison Ross wasn’t able to apply pressure to New Brunswick’s Andrea Crawford in the opening draw of the 2014 Scotties.

Read More

Strong wins Ford Hot Shots final

February 1, 2014

Heather Strong played a pressure last shot to win the Ford Hot Shots on Saturday afternoon before the start of the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Read More

Finalists ready for Ford Hot Shots at the Scotties

January 31, 2014

The eight finalists are ready to face off in the Ford Hot Shots competition to open the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Read More

For the Love of Curling

January 29, 2014

With a mandate to strengthen and provide financial support for Canada’s curling facilities and curlers of all levels, the Canadian Curling Association will launch its For the Love of Curling website on Feb. 1.

Read More

Around the House: Dundas Granite Curling Club celebrates 50th Anniversary

January 29, 2014

In 1963, curlers threw their first rocks down the ice at the brand new Dundas Granite Curling Club, and this fall, some of those curlers returned to this small Ontario town to help celebrate the club’s fiftieth anniversary.

Read More

Happy New Year for Canada in China

January 14, 2014

Over the New Year’s break, Northern Ontario’s Tracy Horgan and her team from Sudbury, Ont., travelled to Yichun, China, to compete in the 2013 Yichun International Ladies Curling Competition.

Read More

Around the House: A winning team effort in Fort Frances

January 8, 2014

When the Fort Frances Curling Club replaced its aging physical plant with a new geothermal heating and cooling system in 2011, the benefits were noticed right away. And so were the high financial costs of such a significant capital investment.

Read More

Technology on the ice: Not just for elite curlers

January 6, 2014

When groups of eager curlers took to the ice at the recent Team Howard Fantasy Curling Camp, they were looking for instruction from “the pros” on delivering the perfect curling shot. And they got it – thanks to some nifty technology that provides immediate feedback and encourages quick correction of bad habits.

Read More

Bottcher brings home the bronze medal from Italy

December 19, 2013

It took an extra end, but Team Canada men battled their way to a 2013 Winter Universiade bronze medal after defeating Norway’s Markus Hoeiberg 6-5 at the Baselga di Pine Ice Stadium in Trentino, Italy.

Read More

Bottcher is playoff bound at 2013 Winter Universiade

December 17, 2013

Brendan Bottcher and his team from the University of Alberta finished off the round robin in winning form and are headed for the semifinals at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy.

Read More

Crocker and Team Canada keeping playoffs in sight at 2013 Winter Universiade

December 16, 2013

With two wins on Monday, Canada’s Laura Crocker is getting closer to notching a spot in the tie-breakers at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy.

Read More

A winning day for Team Canada in Italy

December 15, 2013

Team Canada men and women had a perfect day at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy, as the University of Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Laura Crocker cruised to victory in Day 4 round robin play.

Read More