Tag Archives: Featured (page 2)

Tag Archives: Featured

Jones jumps out to early lead at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,November 30, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Jones skip Jennifer Jones.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
November 30, 2016

In surroundings in which she’s performed before, Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg team jumped to a quick start at the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Last-shot stunner lifts Team Jacobs to Draw 1 victory at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,November 30, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Jacobs, skip Brad Jacobs.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
November 30, 2016

BRANDON, Man. — Brad Jacobs and his team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., have won the Tim Hortons Brier and they’ve won an Olympic gold medal.

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Results from last week’s coast-to-coast World Curling Tour action

Kamloops B.C.Mar1_2014.Tim Hortons Brier.B.C. third Jim Cotter,skip John Morris.CCA/michael burns photo
November 29, 2016

When covering the World Curling Tour, most weeks there are only a couple of big events to focus on. This week, however, there was a pile of events to watch, from coast to coast. With eight men’s events and six women’s, there was cash up for grabs across the country.

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MQFT with Taylor McDonald

Team Rocque second, Taylor McDonald (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
November 29, 2016

This week, John sits down with Taylor McDonald, who at just 23 already has a pretty sterling résumé, having won a pair of World Junior and CIS-Curling Canada Championships. Taylor is also featured in the latest Women of Curling Calendar raising money for the Mental Health Foundation and will be playing in the 2016 Canada Cup in Brandon, Man., next week.

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2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup begins Wednesday in Brandon

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 6, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling.(L) skip Rachel Homan,(R) skip Kevin Koe, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
November 28, 2016

The road to PyeongChang goes straight through Brandon, Man., this week as the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, kicks off at Westman Communications Group Place in the Keystone Centre.

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Ontario and Manitoba crowned 2016 Travelers Champions

Winners of the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship: Team Ontario (Men) and Team Manitoba (Women) (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 26, 2016

Manitoba women and Ontario men captured the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship today at the Kelowna Curling Club in Kelowna, B.C.

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Prairie showdown in Travelers women final; clash of unbeaten in men’s final

Action between Ontario and Alberta in the Women's semifinal at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 26, 2016

Morgan Muise had only one word to describe the feeling of advancing to a national final: “Awesome!” The 31-year-old Alberta skip has advanced to the final of the Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C. after a convincing 7-1 win over Ontario in the women’s semifinal.

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Playoffs set in Kelowna for 2016 Travelers Championship

B.C. third Norm Coté calls to sweepers Craig Bernes and Darren Richards during tiebreaker action at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C. (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 25, 2016

Ron Schmidt and his Comox Valley Curling Centre rink are trying to do something no one has done before at a Travelers Curling Club Championship. A team from British Columbia has never won this national curling title, but the investment advisor from Vancouver Island and his team are into the men’s playoffs at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship.

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Manitoba, Alberta women clinch first place after Travelers round robin

Manitoba second Diana Christensen and lead April Klassen sweep a rock into the house at the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C. (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 24, 2016

For Manitoba’s Tracy Andries, the hope is that the second time will be a charm. The skip out of the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg is making her second appearance at the Travelers Curling Club Championship.

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Ontario and Saskatchewan secure top men’s spots at Travelers ahead of playoffs

Ontario skip Wesley Forget delivers his rock at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C., as second Graham Rathwell and lead Sandy Staples prepare to sweep (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 24, 2016

Wesley Forget is doing everything he can to avoid complacency, despite locking up first place in Pool B of the Travelers Curling Club Championship and a spot in Friday’s semifinals.

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Years in the making, Newfoundland and Labrador men return to national stage

Newfoundland and Labrador skip Trent Skanes calls to sweepers Jeff Rose and Mike Mosher during action at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C. (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 23, 2016

Qualifying for a Canadian men’s curling championship in any province is a major feat. Doing so in a province such as Newfoundland and Labrador where Brad Gushue has dominated the men’s curling scene for over a decade is even more difficult.

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Nova Scotia Women sailing perfectly at Travelers Championship

Team Nova Scotia in action at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C. (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 23, 2016

Nova Scotia’s Denise Fitzgerald and her rink emerged victorious in a key battle at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship on Wednesday morning. The team from the Lakeshore Curling Club in Lower Sackville, N.S., delivered Ontario their first loss in the women’s Pool A play. The Nova Scotia squad is the only women’s team without a loss.

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Gushue bows out of 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Ottawa Ont.Mar 6, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.N.L. skip Brad Gushue, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
November 23, 2016

A nagging hip/groin injury has forced 13-time Newfoundland/Labrador champ Brad Gushue to pass up on a trip to Brandon, Man., next week for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Elite curlers find their balance – on and off the ice

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Men's Semi-Final. Team Koe, skip Kevin Koe, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
November 23, 2016

Story by Cathlia Ward The roaring game of curling has certainly evolved over the years. Now we celebrate curling as a high-performance Olympic sport, and we watch in awe on television or at championship events as some of our biggest heroes chase their dreams. What we don’t see, as curling fans, is what goes on behind the scenes in the lives of our hard-working athletes.

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Manitoba men and women undefeated in Kelowna

Manitoba skip Andrew Wickman watches the line and sweepers Mark Blanchard and Cam Barth during action at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kelowna, B.C. (Curling Canada/Jessica Krebs photo)
November 22, 2016

Manitoba’s Andrew Wickman and his Winnipeg rink are rolling in Kelowna at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship. The team from the Fort Rouge Curling Club of Wickman, third Jeff Tarko, second Mark Blanchard and lead Cam Barth improved to 3-0 after a narrow 6-3 win over Northern Ontario’s Gary Weiss on Tuesday evening.

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