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Team McEwen holds hot hand

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Mike McEwen,B.J.Neufeld.CCA/michael burns photo

Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen sent a pair of emphatic messages to the rest of the men’s field that will be in Camrose, Alta., in a couple weeks for the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Win pushes Team Epping up CTRS standings

Winnipeg, MB Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 Team Epping Skip John Eppinga CCA/michael burns photo

With a big travel week looming, many of the top men’s teams decided to take a week off to refresh before the trek to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. and the next Grand Slam of Curling event. One team, however, decided to play, (albeit close to home) and the results were sure to make them happy they did.

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Top teams chase CTRS points in Red Deer

Team Canada. The 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, February 16-24, Kingston Onatrio, The Canadian Womans Curling Championship.

With all of the talent in the Red Deer Curling Classic, the top 10 on the women’s Canadian Team Ranking System could look very different come Monday.

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CTRS race heating up this weekend

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Sherry Middaugh,lead Leigh Armstrong,second Lee Meklinger.CCA/michael burns photo

Just because many of the top teams are taking the weekend off, it doesn’t mean that it’s a quiet time on the World Curling Tour. The truth is quite the opposite — both the men and women have several events going on across the country, featuring some highly-positioned teams on the Canadian Team Ranking System.

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Gushue survives McEwen onslaught

Saskatoon Sk.Tim Hortons Brier 2012.N.L.skip Brad Gushue.CCA/michael burns photo

Although Mike McEwen made what some people are calling the “shot of the year,” the Grand Slam of Curling’s Masters belonged to Brad Gushue of St. John’s.

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McEwen hopes to continue hot start

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 skip Mike McEwen,lead Denni Neufeld,second Matt Wozniak.CCA/michael burns photo

When all the the world’s top teams show up at the same event, the winner is often determined by who gets hot that week. In the case of Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen, it’s more of a case of staying hot.

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Winnipeg teams pad CTRS lead

Sochi Ru.Feb11-2014.Winter Olympic Games.Team Canadas,second Jill Officer.third Kaitlyn Lawes.WCF/CCA/michael burns photo

Going into the weekend, two Winnipeg teams were at the top of the Canadian Team Ranking System lists. After all the dust had settled in Gatineau, Que., and Portage la Prairie, Man., the same two teams were still in the lead — just farther ahead.

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Team Gushue looks to build on high ranking

Kamloops B.C.Mar4_2014.Tim Hortons Brier.Newfoundland/Labrador skip Brad Gushue.CCA/michael burns photo

If you were to ask most curling fans who the top three men’s teams in the world are, many might be able to guess two out of three — Olympic champion Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.) and Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen have been ranked first and second on the World Curling Tour’s Order of Merit, respectively, for what seems like an eternity.

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Team McEwen pulls off big win in Portage

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Mike McEwen,lead Deni Neufeld,second Matt Wozniak.CCA/michael burns photo

Team Brad Jacobs started the 2014-2015 season where they left off last year. After a season of unprecedented success that included an Olympic gold medal, the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., foursome won 17 of their first 19 games to start the new season, launching them into first place in the Canadian Team Ranking System standings.

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Top men’s teams to clash in Portage la Prairie

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 skip John Epping,CCA/michael burns photo

After losing the final in last week’s Toronto event (only their second loss of in their first 19 games), Team Brad Jacobs is back in action in the World Curling Tour’s Portage la Prairie, Man., stop, the Canad Inns Men’s Classic.

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Jones tops Homan in Calgary showdown

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Jennifer Jones,lead Dawn McEwen,second Jill Officer.CCA/michael burns photo

With several events on the World Curling Tour this weekend, there was plenty of action across the country and lots of points up for grabs. Two Manitoba teams came away as the big winners, with Jennifer Jones and Reid Carruthers cashing in tournament wins, in high-valued events.

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Courtney adjusting to life with Team Homan

Team Alberts second Dana Ferguson, during draw one action at the 2014 Scotties tournament of Hearts

At age 25, Joanne Courtney has already handled most of the high pressure situations in competitive curling. She’s played in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, and countless other high-level events. But this season, she’s facing a new challenge: being the new girl.

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Sweeting brings home cash, CTRS points from Vernon

Alberta skip Val Sweeting in the championship game, 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

With most of the top teams taking the week off, the World Curling Tour’s Prestige Hotel & Resorts Curling Classic in Vernon, B.C., seemed like a good opportunity for some Canadian women’s teams to score some easier points on the Canadian Team Ranking System list.

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New-look Team Scott makes season debut in Vernon

BC skip Kelly Scott watches her shot during 4th draw action at the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, February 16, 24th, Kingston, Ontario The Canadian Womans Curling Championship.

Time has a funny way of playing tricks on us. While it may seem like a while since Kelowna’s Kelly Scott was a dominant force in women’s curling, you don’t actually have to look too far back to be reminded that she’s been a consistent factor in the outcome of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts for nearly a decade.

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