Tag Archives: Featured (page 2)

Tag Archives: Featured

Northern Ontario wins extra-end thriller at 2016 Canadian Junior Championships

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January 28, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — There was a distinct buzz in the air Thursday night at the Stratford Rotary Complex, and Tanner Horgan’s Northern Ontario team played a major role in generating it.

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Quebec skip fights through injury for big win at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 28, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — As gutsy performances go in the history of the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, you’d be hard-pressed to top the one put in by Quebec skip Félix Asselin on Thursday afternoon.

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Playoff races heating up at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 27, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — The standings boards are suddenly proving to be very intriguing at the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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Another historic day for Nunavut at 2016 Canadian Junior Championships

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January 27, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — It took nearly four years for a Nunavut team to win a game at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario. Now, in less than 24 hours, there have been two Nunavut victories.

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Nunavut women make history at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 26, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — This was no normal post-game team hug. This was four years of history being pushed aside by Team Nunavut, finally able to savour a long-desired victory at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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Scotties, Tankard provincial playdowns continue

2015, Calgary Ab, Tim Hortons Brier, N.L. skip Brad Gushue, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
January 26, 2016

Curling fans everywhere were glued to their televisions last weekend as provincial finals wrapped up across the country. In every region, it seemed a tested veteran reached the final as the favourite, and in most provinces they were defeated. As everyone tries to wrap their heads around the upsets, we look forward to doing it all over again this weekend, as several more provinces will be hosting their championships.

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Northern Ontario men making noise at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 26, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — Yes, absolutely, Northern Ontario skip Tanner Horgan is a firm believer in this season’s sweeping revolution that sees most elite teams using just one sweeper on certain shots.

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MQFT with Joanne Courtney

Team Canada, skip Rachel Homan, third Emma Miskew, second, Joanne Courtney, lead, Lisa Weagle, alternate Cheryl Kreviazuk and coach Richard Hart, the 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
January 26, 2016

This week, John sits down with Joanne Courtney, two-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts participant who has medalled in both of her appearances, pulling down a silver in 2014 with Val Sweeting, and then a bronze in 2015 with her current team, skipped by Rachel Homan. Courtney made waves when she left Sweeting for Homan’s team, but the move has appeared to pay off as Homan’s rink has been on fire this season, winning three of four Grand Slams (losing the other in the final), and grabbing the first berth in the 2017 Olympic Trials by virtue of their Canada Cup ...

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New Brunswick women riding hot streak at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 25, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — New Brunswick skip Justine Comeau had two priorities as she was watching her final shot Monday night at the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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Manitoba men remain perfect at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 25, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — Kyle Doering is hardly shy about explaining one of the more awkward, and potentially embarrassing, situations that you can have in the sport of curling.

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Saskatchewan hoping to step higher on medal podium at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 25, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. —  Jake (The Snake) Hersikorn has watched the TSN broadcast of his dramatic junior men’s semifinal win over New Brunswick at the 2015 Canadian Juniors a number of times.

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Fields for 2016 Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties taking shape after provincial finals

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January 24, 2016

There were surprises, disappointments and out-and-out shockers across the country as the fields started filling up for the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts and Tim Hortons Brier.

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Mixed doubles prowess helping Team Tardi at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 24, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — Once upon a time, Tyler Tardi and draw weight were not exactly on friendly terms. That’s not helpful, to say the least, for a skip.

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Sturmay follows up provincial heroics with strong start at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 24, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — Yes, for the record. She’s seen the video. Many, MANY times. And, also for the record, Alberta skip Selena Sturmay never gets tired of it. Hard to blame the 17-year-old and her team from Airdrie, because her game-winning shot in the women’s final of the Alberta junior championships, back on Jan. 6 in Wainwright has gone viral with a capital V.

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Fay’s Nova Scotians set hot early pace at 2016 Canadian Juniors

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January 23, 2016

STRATFORD, Ont. — Mary Fay is in the midst of a curling season she won’t soon forget. This week, she’s skipping Nova Scotia at the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

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