Author Archives: Jean Mills

Author Archives: Jean Mills

Cameron Goodkey: A quick trip from Learn To Curl to national champion

April 19, 2019

When Ottawa’s Cameron Goodkey signed up for a Learn to Curl progam at the local Sportsplex five years ago, he had no idea that the skills he absorbed through that introduction to the sport would lead surprisingly quickly to a special moment: hoisting the trophy at the 2019 U SPORTS/Curling Canada University Championship this past March in Fredericton, N.B.

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Championship Pool play underway at Canadian Seniors

March 27, 2019

The championship round got underway Tuesday morning at the 2019 Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Chilliwack, BC., with the leaders after the round robin starting their quest to secure a spot in the playoffs.

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Silver for Canadian men at Winter Universiade

March 10, 2019

Karsten Sturmay and his University of Alberta team of third Tristan Steinke, second Chris Kennedy, lead Glenn Venance and coach Rob Krepps are bringing home a silver medal after a 6-5 loss to Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell in the final of the men’s curling event at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on Sunday.

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Sturmay will play for gold at Winter Universiade

March 9, 2019

It all came down to stolen points in the final ends of their opening playoff games. For the Canadian women, the result was heartbreak, but for the men – the opportunity to play for gold on Saturday at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

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Canada finishes out of playoff contention at World Wheelchair Championship

March 8, 2019

Team Canada could not recover from a slow start to the week and will finish out of the playoffs at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland.

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Both Canadian teams playoff-bound at Winter Universiade

March 8, 2019

The University of Alberta’s Karsten Sturmay and Kristen Streifel finished off the round robin ready to lead their teams into the playoff round at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

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Momentum builds for Canada with fifth straight win at World Wheelchair

March 7, 2019

After losing their first four games of the round robin, Team Canada has regrouped to string together five wins, including two more on Thursday at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland.

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Streifel qualifies for playoffs at Winter Universiade

March 7, 2019

Canada’s Kristen Streifel has clinched a spot in the women’s playoff round and Karsten Sturmay is closing in on a berth in the men’s playoffs as the round robin nears completion at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

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Two more wins for Canadian wheelchair curlers at Worlds

March 6, 2019

After a slow start to the round robin, Team Canada has found its way back into the win column with two more victories on Wednesday at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland.

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Canadians climb closer to leaders at Winter Universiade

March 6, 2019

Canadian university champions Karsten Sturmay and Kristen Streifel are climbing up the leaderboard after a winning day at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

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First win for Team Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

March 5, 2019

Team Canada posted its first win on Tuesday evening at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland, and it came at the expense of first-place China, who also happen to be the 2018 Paralympic champions.

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Canadian teams battle to stay in touch with leaders at Winter Universiade

March 5, 2019

It was an up-and-down day of wins and losses for Canadian teams led by University of Alberta’s Kristen Streifel and Karsten Sturmay as they battle to stay in touch with the leaders at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

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Canada still looking for first win at World Wheelchair Championship

March 4, 2019

Team Canada is off to a tough start, giving up another two losses on the second day of competition at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland.

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Canadian teams stay close to the top at 2019 Universiade

March 4, 2019

Canadian teams led by University of Alberta’s Karsten Sturmay and Kristen Streifel continue to battle for position at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

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Canada drops first game at World Wheelchair Championship

March 3, 2019

Mark Ideson made it close at the end, but Team Canada fell just short in a 7-6 loss to Latvia’s Polina Rozkova as the 2019 World Wheelchair Championships got underway on Sunday in Stirling, Scotland.

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