Tag Archives: John Epping

Tag Archives: John Epping

Carruthers climbs past Epping into Home Hardware Canada Cup final

Brandon MB,December 3, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Carruthers, skip Reid Carruthers.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 3, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – Reid Carruthers has been to one of the highest peaks in the curling world before as one of the climbers. On Sunday, he hopes to take a step toward reaching the summit as the team leader.

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Team Homan headed to Home Hardware Canada Cup women’s final

Brandon MB,December 3, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Homan, lead Lisa Weagle,third Emma Miskew,Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 3, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – The defending champ doesn’t want to let go and she’ll get a chance Sunday to keep her title for another year.

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Jones clears her path to Home Hardware Canada Cup final

Brandon MB,December 2, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Jones, skip Jennifer Jones  of Winnipeg Mb,reacts after throwing her stone in the 3rd.end of her evening draw against Ottawa's Rachel Homan.michael burns photo
December 2, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – The Jennifer Jones team used the first-end hammer all week long to construct a path to the women’s final of the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing.

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Rivals will be cheering for Epping tonight at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,December 1, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Epping, skip John Epping, lead Tim March, second Pat Janssen.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 2, 2016

BRANDON, Man. – A few of his fiercest competitors will be fans of John Epping tonight.

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Three-way tie for first at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,December 1, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Carruthers, skip Reid Carruthers.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 1, 2016

BRANDON – It’s getting a little crowded at the top, except maybe underneath Reid Carruthers’ cap, where the occupants are shedding.

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MQFT with John Epping

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
November 15, 2016

This week, John sits down with John Epping, a skip who is currently ranked fifth in the world and third on the 2016 Money List, and who has just about done it all. A Canadian Mixed champion, an Ontario Junior champion, a Grand Slam champion, and a fixture on the WCT for the last 5 years, John’s rink will be attempting to qualify for the Olympic Trials at the Canada Cup in Brandon from Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2016.

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Epping takes over top spot on CTRS

Grande Prarie AB, Dec 5, 2015, Home Hardware Canada Cup Curling, Men's Semi-Final. Team Epping, skip John Epping, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
November 8, 2016

Toronto’s John Epping has won World Curling Tour events before, but this weekend’s victory at the CookstownCash presented by Comco Canada Inc. in Cookstown, Ont., moved him to places he’s never been.

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Howard working his way back to the top

2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, Camrose, Glenn Howard, CCA/michael burns photo
November 3, 2016

Not too long ago, Glenn Howard was a favourite in any event his foursome entered. The four-time World Champion has won nearly everything there is to win, but this season finds the Midland, Ont., native with a new lineup, and success hasn’t been easy to come by.

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“Season of the Spare” on Tour

Craig Savill stepped in as spare once again on tour this season - this time with Team John Epping (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
October 25, 2016

With all the controversy surrounding sweeping in 2015-2016, last season will go down in history as the “season of the broom.” If current trends continue, 2016-2017 might go down as the “season of the spare.” In most events this season, we’ve seen top teams in both men’s and women’s events, call on some high-profile help to fill a spot left empty by another player.

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Tour action from East to West this Thanksgiving weekend

John Epping delivers his stone at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grande Prairie, Alta. (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
October 7, 2016

It’s not often that the curling’s top teams have to choose between two premier World Curling Tour events on the same weekend. Usually one offers a stronger field, or the opportunity for more money, or points. Such is not the case this Thanksgiving weekend as the competitive curling world is essentially split between east and west. In the east, Toronto’s Stu Sells Tankard is taking place at the High Park Curling Club in Toronto. In the west, the Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic is underway in Edmonton. In each case, 24 teams are battling for a purse of $50,000, and ...

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Field set for 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Brandon

Ottawa Ont.Mar 13, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Alberta skip Kevin Koe, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
June 6, 2016

World and Canadian champions, along with Olympic gold-medallists, will be heading to Brandon, Man., next December for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Territories still perfect at Scotties pre-qualifying

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February 19, 2016

Kerry Galusha needed a pep talk at the end of last season, and John Epping delivered when she needed it most.

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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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