Tag Archives: Rachel Homan

Tag Archives: Rachel Homan

Top seeds prevail in Truro; Gushue shows his grit

Camrose Ab.December 2, 2014.Home Hardware Canada Cup.Skip Rachel Homan of Ottawa Ontario delivers her stone during practise seesion.Homan will attempt to capture the womans division.The Home Hardware Canada Cup offers a purse of $140,000 dollars for the winners of the mens; and womans division. michael burns photo
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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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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McEwen back in the win column after weekend Tour action

Mike McEwen was back to his winning ways (Curling Canada/Michael Burns Photo)
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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McEwen finds winning formula in Saskatoon

Winnipeg, MB Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 Team McEwen Skip Mike McEwen CCA/michael burns photo
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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Jones and Homan will battle in Sweden

(Curling Canada/Michael Burns/Andrew Klaver Photo)
September 24, 2015

Over the last few seasons, there have been two names consistently atop the women’s leaderboards. Two-time Scotties champion Rachel Homan (Ottawa) and 2015 Scotties champ, and 2014 Olympic gold-medallist Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg).

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Grand Slam wins for Koe and Tirinzoni

Kevin Koe (Photo CurlingCanada/Michael Burns)
September 14, 2015

For a while, it looked like Rachel Homan was going to win her second straight bonspiel without losing a game. Unfortunately for the Ottawa skip, and her team of Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney and Lisa Weagle, their season-opening win streak ended at 13. A come-from-behind win by Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni stole the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge championship, and the $21,000 pay day.

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Homan, Gushue head into opening Slam on winning note

2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
September 8, 2015

The sliders have barely cooled from the Stu Sells Tankard in Oakville, Ont., and already another event is underway.

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Field set for 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grande Prairie

2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, Camrose, Val Sweeting, Lori Olson-Johns, Dana Ferguson, Rachelle Brown, CCA/michael burns photo
May 15, 2015

Two teams will take a significant step towards the 2018 Winter Olympics this December at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta.

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Dreams start young at the Ottawa Youth Curling League

Members of the Ottawa Youth Curling League pose with Emma Miskew and Rachel Homan after a skills clinic (Photo Joe Pavia)
May 12, 2015

Like many curlers, Ottawa’s Marc Bourguignon got involved in kids’ curling when his own children started in the Little Rock program at his home club, the RCMP. And as he watched his kids’ progress, an idea started to take shape.

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Team Canada claims Scotties bronze medal

2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
February 22, 2015

It wasn’t the colour they were seeking when they arrived in Moose Jaw, but a Scotties Tournament of Hearts bronze medal provided some consolation on Sunday at Mosaic Place for Rachel Homan and Team Canada.

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Playoff matchups set at 2015 Scotties

2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
February 20, 2015

Team Canada’s Rachel Homan is in the playoffs at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, but it wasn’t easy.

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Manitoba prevails in extra-end Scotties thriller

2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
February 17, 2015

It was all it was billed to be and then some. And then some more.

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Homan-Jones showdown looming at the Scotties

2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
February 16, 2015

Team Canada’s Rachel Homan and Alberta’s Val Sweeting rejoined Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones at the top of the 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts with one-sided victories on Monday afternoon.

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2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts gets underway Saturday

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February 12, 2015

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Rachel Homan’s Ottawa team will take aim at a Scotties Tournament of Hearts threepeat when the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship kicks off on Saturday at Mosaic Place.

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Star-studded field nearly complete for 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup Curling, Calgary AB, Rachel Homan, Anna Sloan, Eve Muirhead, CCA/michael burns photo
January 26, 2015

The top three teams in Canada, and many of the sport’s most familiar names, have qualified for what should be a memorable 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, beginning Feb. 14 in Moose Jaw, Sask.

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