News from the Canada Cup
The standings are beginning to take shape after Draw 3 of the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup, with four teams – Jones, Lawton, Stoughton and McEwen – remaining undefeated, and four – Howard, Gushue, Carey and Overton-Clapham – still looking for their first win.
After a big 10-4 win this morning over Sherry Middaugh, Stefanie Lawton notched another one against 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts winner Heather Nedohin. Tied 1-1 after four ends, Lawton applied the pressure in five. Nedohin came up short on her draw on the last rock of the end, and Lawton scored 4 to take a 5-1 lead into the break – and give the hometown Saskatchewan fans something to cheer about.
Ontario’s John Epping came out swinging against last year’s champion in Draw One of the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling which began this morning with eight teams in action.
Here’s the first issue of The Morning Cup, the Canadian Curling Association-supported daily newspaper at the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
The brightest stars in Canadian curling are coming to Moose Jaw November 28-December 2 for the Capital One Canada Cup at Mosaic Place – the city’s new state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex.
Glenn Howard’s Ontario sharpshooters are coming to the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling – November 28-December 2 in Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place – with golden memories of the past Season of Champions.
In just one week the top 14 teams in the country will slide out of the hacks in Mosaic Place for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling and the Host Committee is ramping up the ticket drive with a new attendance record in its sights.
The 2012 curling campaign represented a breakthrough year for Heather Nedohin, highlighted by a celebration of gold at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer and a bronze medal at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge.
A second place finish in the Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) at the conclusion of last season’s schedule earned Manitoba’s Mike McEwen team a coveted spot in the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling in Moose Jaw.
In a highly successful career in competitive curling, spanning more than two decades, Cathy Overton-Clapham has firmly established the reputation as one of the clutch thirds in the history of the game.
The Host Committee for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling has announced the winners of the SaskEnergy Junior Stars program that will provide 14 young curlers a first-hand experience of championship curling during one of the most prestigious events of the season November 28-December 2 in Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place.
A victory at the Capital One Canada Cup of Curling last year in Cranbrook marked yet another record for curling legend Kevin Martin as he became the only four-time winning skip in the history of the event.
In a star-studded field that will take to the ice in Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place November 28-December 2 for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling, only two skips share the Olympic gold medal experience.
The Host Committee for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling, coming to Moose Jaw November 28-December 2, today announced the launch of single draw tickets for the opening event of curling’s new Season of Champions.
In the history of the Canada Cup Alberta teams have clearly dominated the men’s side of the championship, winning in eight of the nine competitions. Kevin Koe is hoping to add one more for the Wild Rose province November 28-December 2 at the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling in Moose Jaw.