Tag Archives: 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling

Tag Archives: 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling

Calgary’s Koe captures Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 6, 2015

The champ has fallen to a former champion. Kevin Koe of Calgary coolly delivered a double takeout to score three to finish off Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen 7-3 and capture the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, men’s title in Grande Prairie, Alta., Sunday. Koe last won the event in 2008 while McEwen was looking to retain the title he won in Camrose, Alta., last year. But with Koe’s team of third Marc Kennedy, second Brent Laing and lead Ben Hebert curling 90 per cent as a team it was just too tough. “We were always in control, ...

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Team Homan captures Home Hardware Canada Cup women’s title

December 6, 2015

Rachel Homan is off to Las Vegas next month, But, even better, she and her team get to stay home in Ottawa in early December 2017. Homan avenged a loss to Edmonton/s Val Sweeting in the championship game of the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, by beating the Edmonton team 8-7 in an extra end in the 2015 final in Grande Prairie, Alta., on Sunday. The victory meant Homan’s team of third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney, lead Lisa Weagle and coach Marcel Rocque picked up $24,000 for winning their sixth event of the season — ...

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The Morning Cup – Dec. 6 Edition

December 6, 2015

Click here to read the December 6 edition of the Morning Cup – the daily newspaper of the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.

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Koe hits clutch shot to advance to Home Hardware Canada Cup final

December 6, 2015

Kevin Koe started strong in the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, this week. Now his Calgary team is looking to finish strong by winning it all. Koe, who last won the title in 2008, never trailed in defeating Toronto’s John Epping 7-6 in an extra end in Saturday evening’s semifinal at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. “It feels good for sure. That was a big game,” said Koe, who plays with third Marc Kennedy, second Brent Laing and lead Ben Hebert. “They played great. We were always in control, never down, but they just never went ...

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The Morning Cup – Dec. 5 Edition

December 5, 2015

Click here to read the December 5 edition of the Morning Cup – the daily newspaper of the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.

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Standings tighten up at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 4, 2015

It’s a crowded house at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup presented by Meridian Manufacturing, but that’s not a reference to any elaborate on-ice predicament. It’s what the men’s standings look like. There are only two wins separating top to bottom on the men’s table. No team has more than four wins and everyone has at least two wins heading into the final two draws tonight (6:30) and Saturday morning (8:30). Mike McEwen of Winnipeg brought previous leader Kevin Koe back to the pack by edging the Calgary team 5-4. Koe is 4-2 and tied with fellow Calgarian (and Glencoe ...

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Team Homan headed to final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 4, 2015

Rachel Homan finds herself just one win away from the promised land — a trip back to her hometown, to play for a berth in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Homan’s Ottawa team ground out a 7-5 win over Tracy Fleury of Sudbury, Ont., on Friday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The win improved Team Homan’s record to 5-0 and clinched a berth in Sunday’s women’s final at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. And while the top prize of $14,000 will go to the winner of the women’s final, it is the other ...

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The Morning Cup – Dec. 4 Edition

December 4, 2015

Click here to read the December 4 edition of the Morning Cup – the daily newspaper of the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.

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Team Sweeting in comfy position at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 4, 2015

Val Sweeting is more than keeping up to the Joneses and isn’t too far behind the Homans as well. Sweeting’s team from Edmonton improved to 3-1 at the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, by downing Kristy McDonald of Winnipeg 8-3 in the sixth draw Thursday evening. Her only loss came in the first draw against Rachel Homan, whose Ottawa-based team (4-0) remains alone atop the women’s standings heading into the final day of round-robin play for the women on Friday. “We feel pretty comfortable out there and the team’s playing really well and setting up really good ...

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Koe, Homan teams off to hot start at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 3, 2015

Kevin Koe doesn’t look to see how the schedule shakes down opponent-wise prior to high-powered events like the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing ,in Grande Prairie, Alta. There’s just too many good teams.

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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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