Author Archives: Jean Mills

Author Archives: Jean Mills

A local partnership keeps Mayflower Curling Club buzzing

August 21, 2019

When Matthew Paul became Director of Marketing for the Mayflower Curling Club, his first goal was to explore how to get more potential members through the door – members who could bring some of the local youth culture to the well-established Halifax curling centre.

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Marketing makes an impact at Delta Thistle

August 14, 2019

“I went to a Burger & Beer event at Delta Thistle and fell in love with curling,” says Patrick Prade about his introduction to the sport at Delta Thistle Curling Club in Delta, B.C., five years ago. “My first question was ‘How do I sign up and when does it start?’”

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Medal games set at 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

April 30, 2019

Manitoba’s Dennis Thiessen and Alberta’s Jack Smart will battle for gold, and Ontario’s Jim Armstrong and Northern Ontario’s Doug Dean will decide who takes home the bronze medal after a day of playoff action wrapped up at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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Playoff teams set at 2019 Wheelchair Curling Championship

April 29, 2019

The playoff match-ups are set at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que., after the final round robin draw wrapped up on Monday evening at the Club de curling de Boucherville. After four days of pool play, the six teams moving forward to the playoffs have been determined.

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Alberta remains the only perfect team at 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Championship

April 28, 2019

After three days of round-robin play at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Championship, team Alberta’s Jack Smart holds a perfect 4-0 record after defeating Saskatchewan’s Donna Ackerman 9-3 in Draw 5 on Sunday. Alberta becomes the only undefeated team and has secured a spot in the playoffs.

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Canadian Wheelchair championship is underway in Boucherville, Que.

April 26, 2019

The 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship got underway at the Boucherville Curling Club in Boucherville, Que., today with fourteen teams from across Canada vying for the national title.

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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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