Tag Archives: John Morris

Tag Archives: John Morris

Qualifiers for 2017 Road to the Roar Pre-Trials unveiled

May 5, 2017

A Prince Edward Island product has the opportunity to pursue his dreams of representing Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics close to home.

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World champions back on the ice at Players’ Championship

April 11, 2017

Just two days after winning the world championship, Brad Gushue is set to hit the ice again. The St. John’s foursome of Gushue, Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant and Geoff Walker barely had time to celebrate in Edmonton before leaving for Toronto and the WestJet Players’ Championship at Ryerson University’s Mattamy Athletic Centre.

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Courtney, Carruthers win Canadian mixed doubles title

April 9, 2017

Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers claimed the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, earning a 9-6 extra-end win over Rachel Homan and John Morris in a star-studded gold-medal game.

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Leaders starting to emerge at 2017 Mixed Doubles

April 7, 2017

After the first full day of competition, the leaders are starting to emerge at the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship at the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon.

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Home team secures Page 1-2 berth at Tim Hortons Brier

March 9, 2017

ST. JOHN’S — Brad Gushue is right where the rowdy crowd in Mile One Arena Thursday night wants him – in the Page playoff 1-2 game Friday night at the Tim Horton Brier.

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Northern Ontario bounces back with victory at Tim Hortons Brier

March 9, 2017

ST. JOHN’S — World-class curling teams don’t just know how to win games; they know how to lose them, too. Or, more accurately, they know how to deal with losses.

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Quebec rolls to fifth straight win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 8, 2017

ST. JOHN’S — Depending on whom you ask, Jean-Michel Ménard’s Quebec team is not one you’d want to be playing right about now at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier.

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Home team scores big win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2017

ST. JOHN’S – Hometown hero Brad Gushue jumped on a golden opportunity in the fifth end and then made the crucial shots in the final few ends to beat Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 7-5 Tuesday to keep alive his playoff hopes at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Huge break gives Jacobs win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 6, 2017

Curling is a game of breaks and inches and Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario needed both to go his way Monday to sneak out a difficult 9-5 win over Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories.

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Morris and Team B.C. find win column at Tim Hortons Brier

March 5, 2017

ST. JOHN’S – It’s only Day 2 of the Tim Hortons Brier but John Morris and his British Columbia team from Vernon/Kelowna were already in a critical position after two losses.

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Final five qualifiers determined for 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

February 12, 2017

A rematch of the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings men’s gold-medal game will be part of a dandy opening draw at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier on March 4 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s.

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Big win in front of home-town crowd for Team Jacobs

December 13, 2016

To say Brad Jacobs got his season back on track would be rude. By most team’s standards, it was never really off track. With a World Curling Tour win in Saskatoon and a Grand Slam runner-up in Okotoks, Alta., it would seem that the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., foursome was playing at a high level.

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

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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Homan/Morris win Wall Grain Classic; Miskew-Griffith nab Trials berth

November 16, 2016

Although Rachel Homan and John Morris won this week’s Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic, but it was their four-player teammates who ended up taking home the big prize from Kimberley, B.C.

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Homan and Morris earn berth to Mixed Doubles Trials

October 4, 2016

We don’t know which duo will represent Canada in Mixed Doubles at the next Olympics, but who well-known curlers just threw their name in the ring. With a win at the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Championship in Portage-la-Prairie, Man., Ottawa’s Rachel Homan and Calgary’s John Morris earned a berth to the Mixed Doubles Trials, which will be held in January 2018. For Jeff Stoughton, head of Canada’s mixed doubles development, it was a welcome result. “We’re getting better,” he said of Canadian doubles teams. “We had two [Canadian pairs] in the semifinals, which was positive. We’re right there with the ...

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