Tag Archives: Mike McEwen (page 3)

Tag Archives: Mike McEwen

Veteran Gushue spoils McEwen’s debut at Tim Hortons Brier

March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Veteran Brad Gushue spoiled Mike McEwen’s debut in the Tim Hortons Brier Saturday, making a last-rock hit-and-stick in the 11th end for a 5-4 victory in the event’s opening draw.

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MQFT with Matt Dunstone

March 4, 2016

This week, John sits down with Matt Dunstone, the 2013 and 2016 Manitoba and Canadian Junior Champion skip who caused quite a stir in the curling world by also making the Manitoba Men’s final two weeks later, knocking off Reid Carruthers before dropping the final to Mike McEwen. Matt will head to Taarnby, Denmark, in hopes of improving on his bronze medal from 2013.

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2016 Tim Hortons Brier opens Saturday in Ottawa

March 2, 2016

A field many consider to be the finest ever assembled to contest a Canadian men’s curling championship will open play Saturday at TD Place in Ottawa in the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier.

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Field complete for 2016 Tim Hortons Brier

February 14, 2016

There was some significant star power added to the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier on Sunday. The field was filled out for the Canadian men’s curling championship, March 5-13 at TD Place in Ottawa, with four of the biggest names in the sport winning provincial titles.

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Calgary’s Koe captures Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 6, 2015

The champ has fallen to a former champion. Kevin Koe of Calgary coolly delivered a double takeout to score three to finish off Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen 7-3 and capture the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, men’s title in Grande Prairie, Alta., Sunday. Koe last won the event in 2008 while McEwen was looking to retain the title he won in Camrose, Alta., last year. But with Koe’s team of third Marc Kennedy, second Brent Laing and lead Ben Hebert curling 90 per cent as a team it was just too tough. “We were always in control, ...

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Team McEwen headed to men’s final at 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2015

Mike McEwen took care of his own business, and then he watched gratefully as Kevin Koe did him a favour on an adjacent sheet on Saturday morning at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The end result is that McEwen and his Winnipeg team — third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak and lead Denni Neufeld — are one victory away from successfully defending their title at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. McEwen cruised to a 10-4 win over Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock (2-5) to close out round-robin play on Saturday morning to finish with a 5-2 ...

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Jones clinches semifinal berth at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2015

What a difference 48 hours makes. It was only two nights previous the situation for Jennifer Jones’s team from Winnipeg didn’t look good. They’d lost their opening two games on Wednesday at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. But by Friday evening she was all smiles. After that opening day, Jones, third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn McEwen went on to win four consecutive games to finish second in the round-robin and advance to the semifinal Saturday (1:30 p.m.). Jones completed her turnaround by downing Val Sweeting of Edmonton 9-3 in Friday’s evening ...

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Standings tighten up at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 4, 2015

It’s a crowded house at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup presented by Meridian Manufacturing, but that’s not a reference to any elaborate on-ice predicament. It’s what the men’s standings look like. There are only two wins separating top to bottom on the men’s table. No team has more than four wins and everyone has at least two wins heading into the final two draws tonight (6:30) and Saturday morning (8:30). Mike McEwen of Winnipeg brought previous leader Kevin Koe back to the pack by edging the Calgary team 5-4. Koe is 4-2 and tied with fellow Calgarian (and Glencoe ...

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McEwen duo wins the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic title

November 17, 2015

The Manitoba husband-and-wife duo of Mike and Dawn McEwen stole their way to a 6-4 win over Ontario’s John Epping and Lisa Weagle to claim the trophy at the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club on Tuesday afternoon.

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Top seeds prevail in Truro; Gushue shows his grit

November 2, 2015

When the world’s best curling teams all play each other in a major competition, it’s anything but guaranteed that the No. 1 seeds will win the event. Sure, it happens, but it’s just as likely that a No. 2, 3 or a 6 could get hot that weekend, and knock off the top squad en route to a championship.

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Points race heats up on World Curling Tour

October 16, 2015

With all of the chatter this week about new broom technology and sweeping techniques, it’s easy to forget that the World Curling Tour is marching on, and that several events featuring top teams will be taking place this weekend.

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McEwen back in the win column after weekend Tour action

October 13, 2015

Mike McEwen was back to his winning ways this weekend at the Stu Sells Toronto Tankard, but not without some controversy.

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Top men’s team converge on Stu Sells ’spiel in T.O.

October 8, 2015

This time last year, Mike McEwen (Winnipeg) was running away with the lead on the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard, winning all but one of his first seven events. The one he didn’t win was won by Brad Gushue (St. John’s), who is starting this season like McEwen did last year.

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McEwen finds winning formula in Saskatoon

September 29, 2015

The top-ranked team in the world found its stride this weekend in Saskatoon. After a respectable semifinal finish at its only other event this year, Mike McEwen’s Winnipeg foursome took home the title at the Point Optical Curling Classic, defeating fellow Winnipeger Reid Carruthers 8-4 in the final.

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Mead, Team McEwen join forces

June 30, 2015

Mike McEwen and his powerhouse curling team from Winnipeg always knew there was a position to be filled on their squad. It was just a matter of finding the right man to fill it.

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