Tag Archives: Thomas Scoffin

Tag Archives: Thomas Scoffin

Results from last week’s coast-to-coast World Curling Tour action

Kamloops B.C.Mar1_2014.Tim Hortons Brier.B.C. third Jim Cotter,skip John Morris.CCA/michael burns photo
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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CIS-Curling Canada University Championships begin Sunday at Kelowna

World Junior Curling Championships 2015, Tallinn, Estonia
March 17, 2016

Canada’s best university curling teams will meet in the 2016 CIS-Curling Canada University Championships, presented by Travelers, starting Sunday, March 20, at Kelowna, B.C.

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A reunion on the ice for 2012 Youth Olympians

Derek Oryniak, Corryn Brown and Thomas Scoffin in the moments after winning their bronze medal on the ice in Innsbruck (Photo WCF/Richard Gray)
March 25, 2015

A special reunion took place in Waterloo, Ont., recently, where curlers from across Canada took over the K-W Granite Club for the CIS-Curling Canada University Curling Championships.

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Inside Junior Curling: Unsung heroes

IJC WScoffin Team Yukon 2013 FI
December 17, 2014

Sometimes in sports we look at our most successful athletes as the true heroes. We say that the athletes standing atop the Olympic podium will go down in sporting history, and it’s true, they will. We too often forget about that team behind the scenes. We forget that the most crucial part of a team doesn’t get to stand atop the Olympic podium.

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Alberta men, B.C. women clinch byes to finals at Canadian Juniors

February 7, 2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Alberta’s men will be gunning for back-to-back gold medals, while B.C.’s women will be taking aim at that province’s first gold medal since 1987 at the 2013 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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Alberta wins the Scoffin Bowl at Canadian Juniors

February 5, 2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — The kid got the better of the old man on Monday night in the Scoffin Bowl at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s Curling Championships.

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Manitoba women continue hot early pace at Canadian Juniors

February 3, 2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — A year after winning a silver medal at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, Manitoba skip Shannon Birchard is taking nothing for granted.

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Focus on Coaching: Take four young curlers…

February 1, 2013

During the 2011-2012 season, Helen Radford found herself at the helm of a unique coaching project: take four talented young curlers from different parts of the country, turn them into a team, and prepare them to represent Canada at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games. A challenge? Yes. A success? Most definitely!

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M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors kick off Saturday

January 31, 2013

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A new format and a new team will make their debuts at the 2013 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, beginning Saturday at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray, Alta.

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Inside Junior Curling: Youth Olympic Games Bronze Medallists Reflect

January 4, 2013

Let’s start off the year with a reflection on one hugely significant event for junior curlers around the world in 2012 – the Youth Olympic Games.

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Inside Junior Curling: Curling in the North with Thomas Scoffin

December 21, 2012

In this week’s edition, we’ll turn our attention to junior curling in the northern part of our country – Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: The Journey Comes to an End

February 7, 2012

As I sit here writing my final column, I’m reminiscing over the last ten months, and how much of an impact they have made on my life.

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Bronze medals presented to Team Canada at 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games

January 22, 2012

The Canadian flag was flying high at the presentation of the Mixed Team bronze medal to Team Canada on the final day of the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games curling competition on Sunday.

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Canada’s Corryn Brown through to Mixed Double curling quarterfinals

January 21, 2012

Team Canada vice Corryn Brown, of Kamloops, B.C., and Austrian teammate Martin Reichel are through to the quarterfinal round in the Mixed Doubles curling competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Mixed Doubles curling action underway at Winter Youth Olympic Games

January 21, 2012

The unique Mixed Doubles Curling Competition got underway on Friday morning at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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