Tag Archives: Featured (page 20)

Tag Archives: Featured

No home-sweet-home for Team Homan at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 2, 2017

OTTAWA — It was not a warm welcome home for Rachel Homan and her Ottawa-based team in the opening draw of the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Saturday. The 2017 world champion and the hometown favourite gave up three deuces and a pivotal ninth-end steal to Chelsea Carey of Calgary to fall 8-4.

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MQFT with Brendan Bottcher

December 1, 2017

This week, John sits down with the most recent Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings qualifier, Brendan Bottcher. In addition to heading to the Roar, Brendan is a world junior champion, a world university bronze medallist, and in 2017 represented Alberta at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings begins Saturday in Ottawa

November 30, 2017

Canada’s best four-player men’s and women’s teams will be chasing their gold-medal dreams when the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings gets underway Saturday at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.

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Young Northern Ontario teams seize opportunity to compete in China

November 29, 2017

Two young Northern Ontario teams are heading to China this December to represent Canada on the international stage, an unexpected and exciting opportunity for these “Next Generation” athletes.

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Canadian Olympic Committee wants kids to be ready to follow the action

November 27, 2017

With the 2018 Olympic Winter Games just around the corner, the Canadian Olympic School Program has released a series of free classroom resources to make sure that kids have some tools in place to understand and appreciate the sports involved. And, of course, curling is right there in the mix.

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Manitoba wins record fourth women’s Travelers; BC men capture first title

November 25, 2017

Manitoba won a record fourth women’s title at the Travelers Curling Club Championship on Saturday while British Columbia’s men’s team won that province’s first-ever curling club championship – both in dominant fashion.

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Top teams advance to Travelers gold medal games

November 24, 2017

They were the top teams all week, finishing first place in each of their respective pools, and now four of the best men’s and women’s club curling teams will play for gold at the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship.

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MQFT with Krista McCarville

November 24, 2017

This week, John sits down with Krista McCarville, the most recent team to be named to the Roar of the Rings in Ottawa, and a very accomplished skip outside of that. As a three-time Northern Ontario Junior champion, a Canadian University champion and World University silver medallist, and a Scotties silver medallist to go along with six total appearances, Krista has just about done it all.

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Travelers veterans advance to playoffs

November 23, 2017

Nanette Dupont is back at her third Travelers Curling Club Championship and she’s banking on experience to get her through the playoffs. The Alberta skip and her team are directly through to the semifinal of the championship (Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET) after securing first place in Pool B with a 5-1 record in Kingston.

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Newfoundland and Labrador steals crucial win at Travelers

November 23, 2017

Ahead of the start of the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship Andrew Symonds wanted to be playing meaningful games on Thursday.  The Newfoundland and Labrador skip was in the thick of things on Thursday morning at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club.

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Ontario savouring home ice at Travelers Championship

November 22, 2017

Ontario women’s and men’s teams continue their impressive home-province run at the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kingston. Skip Jodi McCutcheon and second Kelly Williamson have been in this position before, going undefeated through the same event six years ago before losing the final against Manitoba in Richmond, B.C.

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B.C. men perfect so far at Travelers Curling Club Championships

November 21, 2017

When Bart Sawyer looked at his British Columbia team’s schedule before the start of the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship he knew Tuesday was going to be a tough day at the office.

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Travelers Championship off to a Hip start in Kingston

November 21, 2017

Two members of the Tragically Hip helped kick off the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship in Kingston while sharing something in common with each of the 112 participants – they’re all club-level curlers. Gord Sinclair and Paul Langlois opened the ninth annual event, hosted this year at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club, by throwing the ceremonial opening rock. Sinclair and Langlois curl once a week in Kingston in a club league.

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Team Ontario wins Canadian Mixed Championship

November 18, 2017

SWAN RIVER, Man. — Ontario’s Mike Anderson and his team from Thornhill stole its way to victory Saturday in the championship game of the 2018 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, presented by Westman Communications Group.

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Quebec, Ontario to play for Canadian mixed title

November 18, 2017

Quebec’s Robert Desjardins and his Chicoutimi-based team have one more task in front of them to complete a perfect week at the 2018 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, presented by Westman Communications Group.

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