Tag Archives: Joanne Courtney

Tag Archives: Joanne Courtney

Fundraising calendar returns with a glamorous look

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October 11, 2016

The glamour is back in one of curling’s most unique fundraising initiatives. After a few years’ absence, the Women of Curling calendar is making its return for 2017, featuring some of the sport’s most familiar faces and showing their beauty away from the curling rink.

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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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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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Courtney adjusting to life with Team Homan

Team Alberts second Dana Ferguson, during draw one action at the 2014 Scotties tournament of Hearts
October 9, 2014

At age 25, Joanne Courtney has already handled most of the high pressure situations in competitive curling. She’s played in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, and countless other high-level events. But this season, she’s facing a new challenge: being the new girl.

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Alberta’s Sweeting back on the big stage

October 1, 2013

Valerie Sweeting made history in 2010 as the youngest skip to represent the province at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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