Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 4)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

Gold for Canada’s Kelsey Rocque at Winter Universiade

February 7, 2017

Kelsey Rocque and her University of Alberta team – vice-skip Danielle Schmiemann, second Taylor McDonald, lead Taylore Theroux and coach Garry Coderre – are coming home with a gold medal after cruising to an 8-3 win over Russia’s Victoria Moiseeva in the women’s curling final of the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Tuesday morning.

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Rocque will play for gold at 2017 Winter Universiade

February 6, 2017

Team Canada’s Kelsey Rocque earned a chance to play for the gold medal after defeating Sweden’s Isabella Wranaa, 7-4, in semifinal action at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Monday.

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Rocque finishes first as round robin wraps up at 2017 Winter Universiade

February 4, 2017

University of Alberta’s Kelsey Rocque, and her team of vice-skip Danielle Schmiemann, second Taylor McDonald, lead Taylore Theroux and coach Garry Coderre are headed to the semifinals after finishing at the top of the standings at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Rocque is playoff bound at 2017 Winter Universiade

February 3, 2017

With one game left in the round robin, Kelsey Rocque and her University of Alberta Pandas foursome are headed for the playoff round after notching two more wins and climbing into a tie for first place at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Friday.

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Canadian teams battle for playoff positions at Winter Universiade

February 2, 2017

Aaron Squires remains in a logjam right behind the leaders in the men’s competition, and Kelsey Rocque climbed into second place in the women’s as Team Canada continues to battle for playoff spots at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Rocque stays close to leaders at Winter Universiade

February 1, 2017

After splitting two games on Wednesday, Team Canada’s Kelsey Rocque remains close to the leaders – and a possible playoff spot – at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Another win for Squires at Winter Universiade

January 31, 2017

Team Canada’s Aaron Squires faced two tough opponents on the second day of competition at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan, losing a close morning match to Great Britain, but battling to a 5-4 win over Russia on Tuesday night.

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Rebound for Rocque at 2017 Winter Universiade

January 30, 2017

After a rough start against China, Kelsey Rocque rebounded with a strong 6-2 over Germany on the first day of curling competition at the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Youth Curling continues to grow across Canada

January 20, 2017

When the 2023 Canada Winter Games get underway in Prince Edward Island, Mixed Doubles curling will be one of the new events on the schedule, and that’s good news for young Canadian curlers.

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“Something for everyone”: How the Tartan Curling Club is building its business of curling

January 4, 2017

Wes Czarnecki knows that in many Saskatchewan communities, the curling club is “The Place”, the social hub, and he’s determined to foster that small-town, welcoming, inclusive atmosphere, even in the city. As General Manager of the busy Tartan Curling Club in Regina, Czarnecki is using savvy business initiatives to bring curlers – new and seasoned – through the doors of his club and keep them coming back for more.

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MQFT with Taylor McDonald

November 29, 2016

This week, John sits down with Taylor McDonald, who at just 23 already has a pretty sterling résumé, having won a pair of World Junior and CIS-Curling Canada Championships. Taylor is also featured in the latest Women of Curling Calendar raising money for the Mental Health Foundation and will be playing in the 2016 Canada Cup in Brandon, Man., next week.

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Playoff match-ups set at Canadian Mixed

November 18, 2016

The playoffs have arrived at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship and it comes as no surprise that Ontario’s Wayne Tuck claims first place after going undefeated through the entire competition so far.

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Saskatchewan and Ontario still on top at Canadian Mixed

November 18, 2016

Saskatchewan’s Brady Scharback eked out a 6-5 win over New Brunswick’s Charlie Sullivan, and Wayne Tuck won the battle of Ontario as teams jockeyed for playoff position on Friday morning in the Championship round of the 2017 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Yarmouth, N.S.

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Ontario continues to lead the pack at Canadian Mixed

November 17, 2016

The winning streak continues for Ontario’s Wayne Tuck, as the team from the Ilderton Curling Club defeated a surging Braden Calvert of Manitoba, 8-6, to stay out in front at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship.

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Championship Pool set as round robin wraps up at Canadian Mixed

November 16, 2016

The teams who will enter the Championship Pool are set as the final round robin games wrapped up at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship on Wednesday night at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, N.S. Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia from Pool A, and Saskatchewan, Northern Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba from Pool B will be moving on to the playoffs.

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