Tag Archives: Featured (page 2)

Tag Archives: Featured

Team Canada opens mixed doubles worlds with victory

April 22, 2017

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada’s Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers opened the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship on a winning note Saturday at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alta.

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Playoff teams set at Under-18 championships

April 21, 2017

(Story by Cathlia Ward) The final day of championship and seeding pool play wrapped up in Moncton, N.B. at the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships on Friday, determining the final four women’s and four men’s teams who are still in the hunt for the national crown.

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2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship begins Monday in Boucherville

April 21, 2017

The 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway Monday in Boucherville, Que., at the Club de curling Boucherville in the Complexe sportif Duval Auto. It marks the third time in the last four years that the city has hosted the event.

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Hard work pays off in Northern Ontario

April 20, 2017

(Story by Cathlia Ward) After just four years of competitive curling, Nick Bissonnette of Northern Ontario has already attended three national championships – a pretty impressive record for anyone, especially considering many athletes train for decades for that one shot at a national title. This week, Bissonnette is playing second for Team Northern Ontario at the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships in Moncton, N.B., and his team remains in the hunt for playoffs after crossing over into championship pool play.

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Young Yellowknife curlers soaking up the experience at U18 Championships

April 20, 2017

(Story by Cathlia Ward) It’s a long trip from Yellowknife, N.T., to Moncton, N.B. Add in a week of playing some of the top teams in Canada, and being the youngest athletes in the event and you’ve got a tiring week ahead. The young team skipped by Oberon Lee of the Yellowknife Curling Club have found themselves in brand new territory this week at the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships and are soaking in every minute of the experience.

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2017 World Mixed Doubles, World Seniors Championships begin Saturday in Lethbridge

April 20, 2017

Three Canadian teams will begin their quest for gold Saturday when the 2017 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships get underway at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge, Alta.

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Comeau and Tardi remain undefeated at Under-18 Championships

April 19, 2017

It was big day in Moncton for the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships, as front-runners moved ahead of the pack, and upsets across the board kept playoff hopes alive heading into Thursday, the third day of round robin play.

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New Brunswick sisters making waves at U-18 Championships

April 19, 2017

When you think of curling families in Canada, names that come to mind might be the Howards, the Richardsons or even the Koes. However, there are a couple of young curlers on the East Coast of Canada looking to soon become household names. Justine and Brigette Comeau are sisters representing the host province this week at the inaugural Canadian U-18 Curling Championships taking place in Moncton, N.B.

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First day wraps up at Under-18 championships

April 18, 2017

The inaugural Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships continued in Moncton on Tuesday with lots of exciting action happening at both Curl Moncton and the Superior Propane Centre.

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Under-18 Championships kick off in Moncton

April 18, 2017

The inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships got underway in Moncton, N.B., today with many of Canada’s up-and-coming curling stars getting their first taste of national championship competition on the ice at the Superior Propane Centre and Curl Moncton, who are jointly hosting the event.

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Inaugural U-18 Canadian Curling Championships begin Tuesday in Moncton

April 13, 2017

Many of Canada’s up-and-coming curling stars will get their first exposure to a national championship competition when the inaugural Canadian Under-18 Boys and Girls Curling Championships get underway in Moncton, N.B.

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World champions back on the ice at Players’ Championship

April 11, 2017

Just two days after winning the world championship, Brad Gushue is set to hit the ice again. The St. John’s foursome of Gushue, Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker barely had time to celebrate in Edmonton before leaving for Toronto and the WestJet Players’ Championship at Ryerson University’s Mattamy Athletic Centre.

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Canada completes perfect run with Ford Worlds gold

April 10, 2017

Brad Gushue’s curling resume is now complete. Team Canada scored a clutch deuce in the ninth end, and Gushue made two superb finishing shots in the 10th, to beat Niklas Edin of Sweden 4-2 Sunday and win the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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Courtney, Carruthers win Canadian mixed doubles title

April 9, 2017

Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers claimed the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, earning a 9-6 extra-end win over Rachel Homan and John Morris in a star-studded gold-medal game.

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Huge 7th end powers Switzerland to Ford Worlds bronze

April 9, 2017

It was the lucky seven for Peter de Cruz and his Swiss teammates Sunday. The foursome broke open a tight game with four in the seventh end to defeat John Shuster of the U.S. 7-5 to capture the bronze medal at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts.

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