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Tag Archives: curling

St. Catharines to host 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

ST CATHARINES, ON - OCTOBER 21:  The Grand Opening Concert of the Meridian Centre featuring Joel Plaskett and City and Colour on October 21, 2014 in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley)
December 9, 2015

Canada’s elite women’s curling teams will be heading to the Niagara region of Ontario for the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Calgary’s Koe captures Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 6, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling,Men's Final.Team Koe, (L-R) skip Kevin Koe, third Marc Kennedy, second Brent Laing, lead Ben Hebert, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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

2015 champions vos femmes Home Hardware de la Coupe Canada, de gauche, sauter Rachel Homan, troisième Emma Miskew, deuxième Joanne Courtney et mènent Lisa Weagle. (Photo, Curling Canada / Michael Burns)
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

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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

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Men's Semi-Final. Team Koe, skip Kevin Koe, second Brent Laing, third Marc Kennedy, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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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Sweeting sweeps into Home Hardware Canada Cup final

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Sweeting, skip Val Sweeting, second Dana Ferguson, lead Rachelle Brown, third Lori Olson-Johns,  Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

Revenge was sweet for Val Sweeting Saturday afternoon. The Edmonton skip responded from being dispatched to a tiebreaker by Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones on Friday to book a spot in Sunday’s women’s final at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, in Grande Prairie, Alta. Sweeting defeated Jones 5-3 in Saturday afternoon’s semifinal before a pro-Sweeting crowd at Revolution Place. Team Sweeting will play Rachel Homan’s Ottawa-based team, which ran up a 5-1 record to finish first in the round-robin, in Sunday’s women’s final (11 a.m. MT). “They’re (Homan’s team) playing well, but I thought we had really ...

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Team McEwen headed to men’s final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team McEwen skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

Mike McEwen took care of his own business, and then he watched gratefully as Kevin Koe did him a favour on an adjacent sheet on Saturday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The end result is that McEwen and his Winnipeg team — third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak and lead Denni Neufeld — are one victory away from successfully defending their title at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. McEwen cruised to a 10-4 win over Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock (2-5) to close out round-robin play on Saturday morning to finish with a 5-2 ...

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The Morning Cup – Dec. 5 Edition

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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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Jones clinches semifinal berth at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 4, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Jones, skip Jennifer Jones, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

What a difference 48 hours makes. It was only two nights previous the situation for Jennifer Jones’s team from Winnipeg didn’t look good. They’d lost their opening two games on Wednesday at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. But by Friday evening she was all smiles. After that opening day, Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn McEwen went on to win four consecutive games to finish second in the round-robin and advance to the semifinal Saturday (1:30 p.m.). Jones completed her turnaround by downing Val Sweeting of Edmonton 9-3 in Friday’s evening ...

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Standings tighten up at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 4, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team McEwen, skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 4, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Homan, lead Lisa Weagle, second Joanne Courtney, skip Rachel Homan, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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

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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

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 3, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team  Sweeting, lead Rachelle Brown, second Dana Ferguson, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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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Epping knocks Koe from ranks of undefeated at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 3, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling,  Team Epping, skip John Epping, lead Tim March, second Pat Janssen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 3, 2015

And then there were none. No teams are undefeated and no teams are winless in the men’s draw at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Jones hits win column at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 3, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling,  Team Jones, skip Jennifer Jones, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 3, 2015

Team Jones is back on track at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. After a miserable 0-2 opening day at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta., the reigning Canadian champs from Winnipeg — (Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer, lead Dawn McEwen and coach Wendy Morgan) — earned what can only be described as a must-win in the compressed round-robin draw, beating Tracy Fleury’s team from Sudbury, Ont., 9-4 on Thursday morning. The win kept Team Jones’s hopes alive for a playoff berth, but the five-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion knows her team doesn’t ...

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