Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 20)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

Gold for Alberta’s Park and Thomas at Mixed Doubles

March 15, 2015

They had to settle for silver last year, but this year it’s all gold for Alberta’s Kalynn Park and Charley Thomas, who are the 2015 Mixed Doubles champions after defeating Ontario’s Bowie Abbis-Mills and Tess Bobbie in the final on Sunday evening at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club.

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Playoffs begin at Mixed Doubles in Ottawa

March 14, 2015

Ontario’s Bowie Abbis-Mills and Tess Bobbie are through to the quarter-finals of the 2015 Mixed Doubles Curling Trials at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club after completing the round robin undefeated with a 7-0 record.

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Young BC team in the hunt at Mixed Doubles

March 13, 2015

They may be the youngest team in the competition, but British Columbia teenagers Tyler Tardi and Dezaray Hawes are making their presence felt at the 2015 Mixed Doubles Curling Trials in Ottawa.

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Six teams undefeated at Mixed Doubles Curling Trials

March 13, 2015

After eight draws, six teams in the 32-team field remain undefeated at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials taking place at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club.

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CCA Volunteer of the Year: Harvey Lyons

February 25, 2015

When failing ice conditions at the curling club in Lorette, Man., started driving membership down, longtime member Harvey Lyons knew it was time to go to work. His efforts to fix the ice and get membership back on track have earned him the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award from the Canadian Curling Association.

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Curling begins tomorrow at the 2015 Canada Winter Games

February 13, 2015

Young curlers from every province and territory will take to the ice to compete for the Canada Games Flag and Centennial Cup, when the 2015 Canada Winter Games get underway in Prince George, B.C., with the men’s event in Week 1, Feb. 14-20, and the women’s in Week 2, Feb. 23-28.

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Canada guaranteed a medal at Universiade

February 12, 2015

Team Canada women will meet Russia in the gold medal game of the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain, after defeating Switzerland 8-3 in the semifinal on Thursday morning.

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Canadian women through to playoffs at 2015 Universiade

February 9, 2015

After winning two close games on Monday, Team Canada women have qualified for the playoffs at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain, and remain undefeated with one day left in the round robin.

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A winning day for Team Canada at 2015 Universiade

February 8, 2015

On a must-win day, Team Canada men came through with two solid victories to climb back into contention at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain.

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Team Canada women remain undefeated in Spain

February 7, 2015

Team Canada women took hold of first place at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain, with two more wins on Saturday, including a 9-3 victory over previously undefeated Sweden.

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First win for Canadian men at Universiade

February 6, 2015

Team Canada men rebounded from a morning loss to earn their first win at the 2015 Universiade in Granada, Spain.

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A big birthday for Saskatchewan’s 1955 Brier champ

January 20, 2015

Curler Lloyd Campbell has celebrated many accomplishments, both on and off the ice, but the biggest one yet happened on Sun. Jan. 4, when the family and friends of this Saskatchewan curling legend gathered to celebrate his 100th birthday.

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Rocking around the clock – and raising money for charity

January 7, 2015

The numbers tell only part of the story: 10 curlers on the ice at the Coldwater & District Curling Club playing 288 ends in just over 80 hours, raising money for local charities and setting the (as yet unofficial) Guinness World Record for longest curling game.

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Sparing for charity at The Glencoe Club

December 22, 2014

Calgary’s Glencoe Club and National Training Centre (NTC) know how to get into the holiday spirit: the Super Spare Silent Auction, now in its fourth year, raises money to support a local shelter for homeless and runaway youth. How? By auctioning off the services of high-performance curlers to The Glencoe’s curling members.

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Vernon junior spiel gives young curlers a competitive edge

December 18, 2014

Jim Cotter is well known in Canadian curling circles for his precision shot-making on the ice. But a few weeks ago, he was wearing another curling hat: junior team coach and part of the organizing committee for the 14th Annual Prestige Hotels Rick Cotter Memorial Junior Classic in Vernon, B.C.

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