Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 2)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

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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Canadian teams off to a winning start at 2019 Universiade

March 3, 2019

A pair of University of Alberta teams led by skips Karsten Sturmay and Kristen Streifel kicked off the curling competition at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in winning fashion.

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Gold for men, silver for women at World Juniors

February 23, 2019

Tyler Tardi is a World Junior Men’s gold medallist for the second straight year after cruising to a dominant 9-4 win over Switzerland’s Marco Hoesli in the men’s final, and Edmonton’s Selena Sturmay will bring home the silver after an 8-7 extra-end loss to Russia’s Vlada Rumiantseva in the women’s final of the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S., on Saturday.

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Canada’s Sturmay and Tardi will play for gold at World Juniors

February 22, 2019

For the second straight year, Canadian teams will be playing for gold at the World Junior Curling Championships, thanks to semifinal wins by Selena Sturmay and Tyler Tardi on Friday night at the Queen’s Place Emera Centre in Liverpool, N.S.

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Canadian men and women are playoff-bound at World Juniors

February 22, 2019

Canada’s Selena Sturmay was on a mission on Friday afternoon at the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S. The Canadian skip knew that she could nail down a spot in the semifinals with a win over Russia in the final game of the round robin, and that’s exactly what she accomplished.

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Canadian women still fighting for playoff berth at World Juniors

February 21, 2019

Selena Sturmay will need a strong closing game on Friday – and a little help from the rest of the women’s field – before she can be sure of nailing down a playoff berth at the 2019 World Juniors Curling Championship after losing 8-7 in an extra end to China’s Yu Han on Thursday evening in Liverpool, N.S.

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Team Canada men qualify for playoffs at World Juniors

February 21, 2019

Tyler Tardi is playoff bound at the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S., thanks to a 9-5 win over Sweden’s Daniel Berggren on Thursday afternoon.

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Tardi wins third straight at World Juniors

February 20, 2019

Tyler Tardi needed a hero shot with his last rock in the tenth end, but when the dust settled, Canada came out on top of an 8-6 battle over Germany to stay in the hunt for a playoff spot at the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S.

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Sturmay hands Switzerland first loss at World Juniors

February 20, 2019

Selena Sturmay and her Edmonton-based foursome continue to build momentum after handing Switzerland’s Raphaela Keiser her first loss of the round robin on Wednesday afternoon at the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S.

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Sturmay rebounds for third win at World Juniors

February 19, 2019

After starting the day with a lopsided 9-3 loss to Sweden, Selena Sturmay found her stride against South Korea’s Minji Kim, posting an 8-3 win in Draw 10 of the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S.

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Canada cruises to third win at World Juniors

February 19, 2019

Canada’s Tyler Tardi needed only six ends to shut down Italy’s Luca Rizzolli 10-3 and capture his third win at the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships on Tuesday afternoon in Liverpool, N.S.

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Canada falls short in extra-end battle with Scotland at World Juniors

February 18, 2019

It was a battle of last year’s finalists as Canada’s Tyler Tardi and Scotland’s Ross Whyte faced off on Monday night in Liverpool, N.S., but this time it was Scotland who came out on top, taking an 8-7 extra-end decision in the men’s round robin at the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships.

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