Tag Archives: Brad Thiessen

Tag Archives: Brad Thiessen

Quarter-final loss knocks Canada out of World Mixed Championship

October 21, 2016

It was a battle, but in the end Team Canada came up just short, losing to Scotland 6-5 in quarter-final action and ending their undefeated run at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship today in Kazan, Russia. Edmonton’s Mick Lizmore – backed by third Sarah Wilkes, second Brad Thiessen, lead Alison Kotylak and coach Melissa Soligo – finished the round robin with a perfect 7-0 record and defeated Czech Republic’s Jakub Bares 6-2 in the round of 16 earlier in the day. But with their first loss of the competition, Team Canada will not move on in the playoffs. In ...

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Undefeated Team Canada ready for playoffs at World Mixed

October 20, 2016

Next stop playoffs for Canada’s Mick Lizmore, who capped off a perfect round robin with a 6-4 win over Austria’s Andreas Unterberger at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship today in Kazan, Russia. Undefeated Lizmore and his Edmonton team — third Sarah Wilkes, second Brad Thiessen, lead Alison Kotylak and coach Melissa Soligo – battled a feisty Austrian squad who didn’t make it easy for the Canadians. The game got off to a great start, as Lizmore made a spectacular quadruple takeout on the way to scoring a deuce in the first end. With a 6-3 lead in the seventh, ...

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Team Canada qualifies for playoffs at World Mixed

October 19, 2016

Canada’s Mick Lizmore locked up a spot in the playoffs after cruising to a 5-3 win over South Korea’s Kibok Lee at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship today in Kazan, Russia. Team Canada took an early lead on an open draw for three in the first end, and despite a couple of misses, Lizmore and his Edmonton team — third Sarah Wilkes, second Brad Thiessen, lead Alison Kotylak and coach Melissa Soligo — were able to hit their way out of trouble and force timely misses from the Koreans. “Besides a few hiccups, a couple of flash peels, one ...

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Team Canada still undefeated at World Mixed

October 18, 2016

Team Canada skip Mick Lizmore survived some early pressure from Belgium to remain undefeated and close in on a playoff spot at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship in Kazan, Russia. Lizmore’s Edmonton team — rounded out by third Sarah Wilkes, second Brad Thiessen, lead Alison Kotylak and coach Melissa Soligo — got off to a rough start before taking four straight ends on the way to a 7-2 victory over Belgium’s Loes Willems (0-3) on Tuesday afternoon at the Kazan Sport Palace. “Our skip was definitely struggling in the first few ends,” said Soligo after the game. “But (the ...

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Another strong win for Team Canada at World Mixed

October 17, 2016

Team Canada continues to close in on a playoff spot at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship in Kazan, Russia. Edmonton’s Mick Lizmore — backed by third Sarah Wilkes, second Brad Thiessen, lead Alison Kotylak and coach Melissa Soligo — remain undefeated with a 4-0 record after cruising to a 7-2 win over Andorra’s Josep Garcia (1-3) on Monday afternoon at the Kazan Sport Palace. “It was a pretty solid game,” said Lizmore after the win. “They made a lot of shots early on and it felt like there were a couple of moments there that we were up against ...

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Canada picks up third win at World Mixed Championship

October 16, 2016

Mick Lizmore’s Canadian team continues to be a pace-setter at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship in Kazan, Russia.

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Team Canada remains perfect at 2016 World Mixed

October 15, 2016

It’s an ideal game plan — score big in the early ends — and it’s working out perfectly for Team Canada at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship in Kazan, Russia.

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Team Canada opens World Mixed on winning note

October 14, 2016

Team Canada couldn’t have asked for a better way to start its campaign at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship.

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Canada chases gold at 2016 World Mixed in Russia

October 12, 2016

An experienced Canadian team will begin play Friday against the United States at the 2016 World Mixed Curling Championship in Kazan, Russia.

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