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Strong start for Team Homan at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 2, 2015

It didn’t quite make up for last year in Camrose, Alta., but it was a small measure of revenge for Rachel Homan and her top-ranked team from Ottawa.

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Home Hardware Canada Cup starts Wednesday in Grande Prairie

November 30, 2015

The Olympic dream will become a little more real for the two teams that prevail at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, beginning Wednesday at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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PEI and Newfoundland & Labrador crowned Travelers champions

November 28, 2015

Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador have their first ever Travelers Canadian Curling Club Championship titles. Lisa Jackson’s rink out of the Cornwall Curling Club in P.E.I defeated Ontario 5-3 in the women’s final. Andrew Symonds of St. John’s got past Manitoba 6-4 in the men’s final. P.E.I. took control of the women’s final with a steal of one in the sixth end. Ontario’s Tina Mazerolle came up light in the seventh end on a draw for two, putting P.E.I. in the driver’s seat coming home in the eighth. “We just wanted to keep it open so we had ...

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Travelers Finals set: A rematch for Women’s, and history for Men’s

November 27, 2015

For the first time in the event’s history, Newfoundland and Labrador or Manitoba will be crowned men’s champions at the Travelers Canadian Curling Club Championship. On the women’s side, it’s a rematch of last year’s final, as Ontario will seek its third title and Prince Edward Island its first. Andrew Symonds’s rink out of the Re/Max Centre in St. John’s gained control of the semifinal men’s game against Quebec with a big two points in the seventh end. His draw to the four-foot put his team up 6-3.

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PEI, Alberta advance to women’s semifinals

November 26, 2015

For Prince Edward Island’s Lisa Jackson the plan was to make the playoffs. The bonus was achieved on Thursday evening when her team from the Cornwall Curling Club qualified directly to Friday’s semifinal thanks to a 4-3 win over Ontario. “That’s sort of my style, defensive and not many rocks in play. When it came down to it the game was on the line with a couple of shots at the end,” Jackson said after the game.

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Northern Ontario men clinch playoffs

November 26, 2015

Northern Ontario’s Mike Assad admits he left his opponent a “Hackner double” to win the game and extinguish his rink’s chances at playoffs at the Travelers Curling Club Championship but he still liked his odds. “The ‘Hackner Double’ was there, for sure. Not many people can make that shot. Only a fraction of our rock was exposed for B.C.,” Assad said after the final draw of the men’s round robin at the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship. After Assad hit and rolled on his last rock and as British Columbia’s Kevin Britz lined up the thin double takeout as his ...

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Alberta’s Dupont eyes playoffs with new team

November 25, 2015

Nanette Dupont’s eyes are set on another national crown. The Alberta skip kept her hopes of a Travelers Curling Club Championship intact after a thrilling 8-5 win over previously undefeated Northern Ontario on Wednesday evening. Dupont, who skipped Alberta to victory in the 2010 Dominion Curling Club Women’s Championship, moves to 3-1 in the women’s Pool B standings.

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Newfoundland and Labrador men perfect at Travelers

November 25, 2015

As Andrew Symonds prepared his St. John’s rink ahead of their trip to Ottawa he told them the goal was to be playing “meaningful” games in the lead-up to the weekend. The Newfoundland and Labrador skip and his rink of third Mark Healy, second Cory Ewart and lead Keith Jewer find themselves atop the men’s Pool A standings at 4-0 after a Wednesday afternoon win over Nova Scotia.

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Nova Scotia men keep pace with leaders

November 24, 2015

Mike Callaghan and his Mayflower Curling Club rink are keeping pace with the leaders at the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship.  The Nova Scotia men’s champions improved to 2-0 with a 9-2  win over Nunavut on Tuesday evening.

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Ontario’s Mazerolle starts strong at Travelers Curling Club Championship

November 23, 2015

Ontario’s Tina Mazerolle charged out of the gate at the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship, but it wasn’t without a challenge from Saskatchewan. The host province’s women’s squad took a big four-ender in the first end for early control. But it was Saskatchewan skip Candace Newkirk who found her clutch game to chip away at the lead with steals in the fourth and fifth ends. “It felt good and the ice was great,” Mazerolle said after the game. “It was a little shaky (after the first end) and they kept throwing great shots,” the Guelph skip added. Facing two counters ...

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Travelers Club Championship begins Monday in Ottawa

November 20, 2015

Curling dreams will be coming true for the 28 teams that open the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship on Monday at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club.

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U.S. squads decided for World Financial Group Continental Cup

November 19, 2015

Two U.S. teams with an abundance of international experience have qualified to join Team North America for the 2016 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Boyd Gaming.

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Alberta claims gold at 2016 Canadian Mixed

November 14, 2015

Mick Lizmore and his Alberta teammates will get another chance to wear the Maple Leaf on their backs.

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Alberta, Saskatchewan to play for gold in Toronto

November 14, 2015

The two winningest provinces in the event’s history will do battle today at 4 p.m. Eastern in the final of the 2016 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship.

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Four teams playoff-bound at Mixed

November 13, 2015

Alberta, Northern Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are through to the playoffs at the 2016 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships at the Weston Golf and Country Club in Toronto.

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