Tag Archives: Mike McEwen

Tag Archives: Mike McEwen

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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Team McEwen earns key victory at 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

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

BRANDON, Man. — A winless opening day at the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, in the city in which he was born could have put Mike McEwen and his team into a tailspin.

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Team McEwen, Team Jones hit the win column in Morris

2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup Curling, Calgary AB, Mike McEwen, CCA/michael burns photo
November 22, 2016

For Mike McEwen, this weekend couldn’t have come soon enough. In a 2016-17 season that has been largely forgettable to date, McEwen’s Winnipeg foursome finally came away with a result to remember.

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Camp Carruthers: Two passions combined

"Juniors are the future of our game,” says Reid Carruthers. “We (elite curlers) have to spend the time developing them." (Photo courtesy Reid Carruthers)
November 2, 2016

Today you can find Manitoba’s Reid Carruthers back into the full swing of his competitive curling season, but it was also a busy summer for the 2011 World Champion. Carruthers, who is a teacher by trade, noticed a gap in his province in terms of high-level camps for junior curlers during the off-season. That gap provided an opportunity for him to bring his passion for curling and love of teaching together.

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Grand Slam kicks off the season in Okotoks

Ontario, Rachel Homan trows her rock as Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle, sweep in draw 14, at the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, February 16-24, Kingston Onatrio, The Canadian Womans Curling Championship.
October 27, 2016

It’s beginning to feel a lot like curling season. The weather is cooling off, leagues across the country have started running, and the first Pinty’s Grand Slam event is under way in Okotoks, Alberta. The World Financial Group Masters brings all of the top teams together for the first time this season. Previous World Curling Tour events have had some, if not most, of the big dogs in some events, but for this one… the gang’s all here. With the WCT’s top 15 men’s and women’s teams represented, each draw has nothing but big names facing each other. The first ...

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Cash, CTRS points bring top teams to Portage

Ottawa Ont.Mar 7, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Manitoba skip Mike McEwen shouts to his front end during his draw 7 evening draw against Alberta. michael burns photo
October 14, 2016

The World Curling Tour is entering its ninth week, and it seems that some of Canada’s most popular teams have barely started their seasons. While we’ve seen some teams week after week at events across the country, others have approached the start of the season a little more deliberately.

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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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Curling season still rolling with the Players Championship

Ottawa Ont.Mar 5, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.NL skip Brad Gushue reacts after defeating Manitoba's Mike McEwen in an extra end 5-4 in draw 1 of the Brier. michael burns photo
April 12, 2016

There was a time when the Men’s World Championship signalled the end of the curling season. Once a winner was crowned, clubs would pull the plug on their compressors, and curlers would go outside to find something called “sunshine” and anxiously polish golf clubs until the ground thawed enough to play.

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Hot-shooting Koe leads Alberta to Tim Hortons Brier championship

March 13, 2016

OTTAWA – Kevin Koe’s razor-thin pick of a Brad Gushue counter in the seventh end was the pivotal shot that led to Alberta’s 9-5 win over Newfoundland-Labrador in the championship game of the Tim Hortons Brier Sunday evening.

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Eleventh end single gives Northern Ontario Tim Hortons Brier bronze medal

Ottawa Ont.Mar 13, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.N.Ontario skip Brad Jacobs, (L), third Ryan Fry, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 13, 2016

OTTAWA — Brad Jacobs had a tough time getting up for the Tim Hortons Brier bronze-medal game Sunday and he was short on the house on his first draw, but he and his Northern Ontario teammates got it together in time to get past Mike McEwen of Manitoba 7-6 in 11 ends.

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Measurement gives Alberta semifinal win over Northern Ontario

Ottawa Ont.Mar 12, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Semi-Final,Alberta, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 12, 2016

OTTAWA – It took 10 nail-biting ends and a measurement on the winning point for Kevin Koe of Alberta to get by Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 6-5 in the Tim Hortons Brier semifinal Saturday evening.

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“Perfect game” gives Alberta win over Manitoba in Page 3-4 game

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March 12, 2016

OTTAWA – Kevin Koe made all the shots he had to while Mike McEwen had some early struggles and that was more than enough for Alberta to take a 7-5 victory over Manitoba in the Tim Hortons Brier Page 3-4 playoff game Saturday.

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Newfoundland-Labrador advances to final of Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 11, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.N.L.fans, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 11, 2016

OTTAWA – Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador made a gentle tapback to count one in the 11th end Friday to beat Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 7-6 in the Page 1-2 playoff game and earn a berth in Sunday’s gold-medal game of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Playoff pairings set at 2016 Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 10, 2016.Tim Hortons.Manitoba skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 11, 2016

OTTAWA — It’s down to the final four at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier. Friday morning’s final draw of round-robin play was meaningless in terms of determining playoff pairings, but it was important for playoff teams wanting to generate some momentum going into the medal round.

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