Tag Archives: junior curling (page 2)

Tag Archives: junior curling

Inside Junior Curling: Strength in family

March 27, 2014

If you look at the line-up of teams at the 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, you will find one common trend: parents. Parents who are coaching their kids and enjoying the journey of living their dreams together. From the Northwest Territories to Newfoundland and Labrador, parents of players were found on the coaches’ bench at the recent national junior curling championships in Liverpool, N.S.

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Rocks & Rings: Kelly Scott gets kids curling

March 27, 2014

British Columbia curling star Kelly Scott recently got a chance to volunteer at her son’s school with the Capital One Rocks & Rings program. She not only brought curling to his school but also later got on the ice with his classmates. Here is her story.

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Q&A with junior curling athlete Keely Brown

March 19, 2014

Meet Keely Brown, third on the junior team that represented Canada at the World Juniors in Flims, Switzerland.

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Rocque wins two on first day of World Juniors

February 26, 2014

Alberta’s Kelsey Rocque got off to a strong start at the World Junior Curling Championships today in Flims, Switzerland, winning both her games on the first day of the round robin.

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Junior Athlete Q&A: Tyler Smith

January 21, 2014

Starting young has paid off for Tyler Smith of the Montague Curling Club in P.E.I. Smith’s father enrolled him in the Little Rocks program at age six and he’s been hooked ever since.

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Inside Junior Curling: Learning Life lessons

December 10, 2013

The day you get to pack your curling shoes in your carry-on baggage and take off on a plane is an extremely exciting “first”, one many junior curlers experience the first time they earn the right to represent their province.

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Olympic hopefuls pitch in with Capital One Rocks & Rings

November 21, 2013

Heather Nedohin has been a top-level competitor for many years and is loved by fans everywhere for the emotion she shows on the curling ice. Last spring we connected with her to get her involved with the Rocks & Rings program and she jumped at the opportunity.

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Junior Athlete Q&A: Shannon Birchard

November 4, 2013

If the name Shannon Birchard sounds familiar, there’s a very good reason for that! Birchard is most well-known for skipping Team Manitoba to a second place-finish at last year’s M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Championships in Fort McMurray, Alta., losing a close final to B.C’s Corryn Brown.

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Inside Junior Curling: Forever young

October 28, 2013

As Team Newfoundland and Labrador was announced at the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Senior Curling Nationals, out walked best friends and teammates Geoff Cunningham and Rob Thomas, the reigning Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championships silver medalists.

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Former New Brunswick junior Andrew Case signs with Blue Jays

October 10, 2013

Former New Brunswick junior curler Andrew Case has traded his curling broom for a baseball and the transition is paying dividends: on Sept. 28, he signed a free-agent contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Junior Curler Q&A with Sadie Pinksen

October 7, 2013

Throughout the season, we’ll be sitting down with young, up-and-coming athletes to find out everything from their favourite food to eat on the road to what their goals and dreams are.

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Capital One Rocks & Rings: Curl Moncton supports summer camps

September 27, 2013

Cathlia Ward shares the story of her first session as a Capital One Rocks & Rings instructor in New Brunswick.

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Business of Curling: School programs

September 25, 2013

Identifying a problem is the easy part when it comes to developing the sport of curling. But how do you, as manager of a curling facility, execute a solution?

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Inside Junior Curling: Tales of a curling addict

September 23, 2013

My name is Cathlia Ward, I’m a 19-year-old Leadership student at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, and I love curling.

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Young curlers enjoy fun and games at Alberta Rocks Junior Curling Camp

September 17, 2013

Four days. Six hours in the classroom. Six hours at fitness practice. Twelve hours on the ice. One dance and one massive team shoot out.

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