Tag Archives: John Epping

Tag Archives: John Epping

MQFT with Marc Kennedy

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.second Marc Kennedy.CCA/michael burns photo
January 6, 2016

This week, John sits down with Marc Kennedy, current third for Team Koe and famously a member of one of the greatest curling teams of all time, with Kevin Martin, John Morris and Ben Hebert. A two-time Brier champion, one-time World Champion, and the 2010 Olympic gold medallist, Kennedy and the Koe rink also just won the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, securing the first berth into the 2017 Olympic Trials.

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Red-hot Team Epping wins Meridian Canadian Open

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 3, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Epping, (L) skip John Epping, third Matt Camm, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 14, 2015

With his last shot of the game in the Meridian Canadian Open semifinal, John Epping made a shot that is considered by many to be the best of the year.

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Koe hits clutch shot to advance to Home Hardware Canada Cup final

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Men's Semi-Final. Team Koe, skip Kevin Koe, second Brent Laing, third Marc Kennedy, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 6, 2015

Kevin Koe started strong in the Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, this week. Now his Calgary team is looking to finish strong by winning it all. Koe, who last won the title in 2008, never trailed in defeating Toronto’s John Epping 7-6 in an extra end in Saturday evening’s semifinal at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. “It feels good for sure. That was a big game,” said Koe, who plays with third Marc Kennedy, second Brent Laing and lead Ben Hebert. “They played great. We were always in control, never down, but they just never went ...

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Sweeting sweeps into Home Hardware Canada Cup final

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Sweeting, skip Val Sweeting, second Dana Ferguson, lead Rachelle Brown, third Lori Olson-Johns,  Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

Revenge was sweet for Val Sweeting Saturday afternoon. The Edmonton skip responded from being dispatched to a tiebreaker by Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones on Friday to book a spot in Sunday’s women’s final at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, in Grande Prairie, Alta. Sweeting defeated Jones 5-3 in Saturday afternoon’s semifinal before a pro-Sweeting crowd at Revolution Place. Team Sweeting will play Rachel Homan’s Ottawa-based team, which ran up a 5-1 record to finish first in the round-robin, in Sunday’s women’s final (11 a.m. MT). “They’re (Homan’s team) playing well, but I thought we had really ...

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Team McEwen headed to men’s final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team McEwen skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

Mike McEwen took care of his own business, and then he watched gratefully as Kevin Koe did him a favour on an adjacent sheet on Saturday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The end result is that McEwen and his Winnipeg team — third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak and lead Denni Neufeld — are one victory away from successfully defending their title at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. McEwen cruised to a 10-4 win over Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock (2-5) to close out round-robin play on Saturday morning to finish with a 5-2 ...

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Jones clinches semifinal berth at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 4, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Team Jones, skip Jennifer Jones, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 5, 2015

What a difference 48 hours makes. It was only two nights previous the situation for Jennifer Jones’s team from Winnipeg didn’t look good. They’d lost their opening two games on Wednesday at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. But by Friday evening she was all smiles. After that opening day, Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn McEwen went on to win four consecutive games to finish second in the round-robin and advance to the semifinal Saturday (1:30 p.m.). Jones completed her turnaround by downing Val Sweeting of Edmonton 9-3 in Friday’s evening ...

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Epping knocks Koe from ranks of undefeated at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 3, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling,  Team Epping, skip John Epping, lead Tim March, second Pat Janssen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
December 3, 2015

And then there were none. No teams are undefeated and no teams are winless in the men’s draw at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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McEwen duo wins the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic title

Calgary Ab,January 10, 2015.World Financial Group Continental Cup Curling.Dawn McEwen gives the hand shake to husband Mike McEwen during the mixed doubles competions at the Continental Cup Curling. michael burns photo
November 17, 2015

The Manitoba husband-and-wife duo of Mike and Dawn McEwen stole their way to a 6-4 win over Ontario’s John Epping and Lisa Weagle to claim the trophy at the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club on Tuesday afternoon.

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Field set for 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grande Prairie

2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, Camrose, Val Sweeting, Lori Olson-Johns, Dana Ferguson, Rachelle Brown, CCA/michael burns photo
May 15, 2015

Two teams will take a significant step towards the 2018 Winter Olympics this December at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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Win pushes Team Epping up CTRS standings

Winnipeg, MB Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 Team Epping Skip John Eppinga CCA/michael burns photo
November 18, 2014

With a big travel week looming, many of the top men’s teams decided to take a week off to refresh before the trek to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. and the next Grand Slam of Curling event. One team, however, decided to play, (albeit close to home) and the results were sure to make them happy they did.

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Top men’s teams to clash in Portage la Prairie

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 skip John Epping,CCA/michael burns photo
October 17, 2014

After losing the final in last week’s Toronto event (only their second loss of in their first 19 games), Team Brad Jacobs is back in action in the World Curling Tour’s Portage la Prairie, Man., stop, the Canad Inns Men’s Classic.

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Coaching Profile: Jim Wilson

November 14, 2013

Jim Wilson is the coach for Team John Epping and he’s been very careful when planning his team’s schedule while preparing for the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials.

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Epping set for second shot at Olympics

September 10, 2013

Heading into last season’s competitive curling campaign, John Epping was feeling relatively comfortable about his team’s prospects of qualifying for the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, presented by Monsanto.

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Curlers Give Back at the SCI Ontario Curling Classic

January 22, 2013

A group of elite Canadian curlers took time out of their busy competitive schedules last week to participate in the 12th annual The Dominion SCI Ontario Curling Classic bonspiel in support of Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, raising over $116,000 and demonstrating once again how enthusiastically curlers embrace opportunities to “give back.”

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Tie-breakers looming

November 30, 2012

With only one draw remaining, Cathy Overton-Clapham and Kevin Koe handed Stefanie Lawton and Mike McEwen their first losses of the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling.

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