Tag Archives: John Morris

Tag Archives: John Morris

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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Mixed doubles event tests top players

October 22, 2015

Winnipeg skip Reid Carruthers is used to facing the top men’s teams in the world. This weekend at the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Classic in Portage la Prairie, Man., however, he discovered that the women can be just as tough.

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Ford World Men’s Curling Championship begins Saturday in Halifax

March 26, 2015

Global men’s curling supremacy will be on the line when the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship gets underway on Saturday at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

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2015 Canadian Men’s Team

March 11, 2015

Front, l-r: skip Pat Simmons, third John Morris. Back, l-r, coach Earle Morris, lead Nolan Thiessen, alternate Tom Sallows, second Carter Rycroft. Not pictured, national coach Rick Lang.

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Team Canada nails down trip to Tim Hortons Brier final

March 8, 2015

Team Canada’s miraculous turn-around in the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions, continued Saturday with two victories that moved the Pat Simmons-led squad into today’s final.

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Saskatchewan keeps Tim Hortons Brier playoff hopes alive

March 5, 2015

Steve Laycock’s last-rock double takeout gave Saskatchewan a vital 6-5 win Thursday over Kevin Koe to virtually eliminate the defending champion skip at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions.

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Gushue knocks off Jacobs in Tim Hortons Brier showdown

March 5, 2015

It was a morning of the heavyweights at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions, with Newfoundland-Labrador and Team Canada emerging the big winners.

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Gushue delivers stunning Tim Hortons Brier game-winner

March 4, 2015

Brad Gushue nearly jumped out of his shoes after a spectacular final shot he called his best ever gave his Newfoundland-Labrador team a heart-stopping 8-7 victory over Alberta Wednesday at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions.

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Familiar names atop the standings at Tim Hortons Brier

March 4, 2015

There are four familiar names atop the leaderboard after Wednesday’s 11th draw at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions – Brad Jacobs, Brad Gushue, Jean-Michel Ménard and John Morris.

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Lineup change sparks Team Canada at Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2015

Pat Simmons took over skipping a struggling Team Canada Tuesday and the move stabilized the Calgary foursome and provided enough energy and shot-making to give them a badly needed victory, 6-3 over Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions.

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Northern Ontario remains perfect at Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2015

Brad Jacobs and his Northern Ontario Olympic champions continued to roll along at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions, posting two victories Monday to stand alone atop the standings at 5-0, the only unbeaten team.

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Northern Ontario cruising, narrow escape for Team Canada

March 2, 2015

Brad Jacobs and his Northern Ontario team rolled to a fourth straight victory but it was the huge sigh of relief from John Morris and Team Canada that had the Scotiabank Saddledome crowd abuzz Monday at the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by SecurTek Monitoring Solutions.

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