Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 30)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

2013 Canadian Women’s National Team

September 2, 2013

Rachel Homan (skip), Emma Miskew (third), Alison Kreviazuk (second), Lisa Weagle (lead), (not pictured Stephanie LeDrew – alternate, Earle Morris – coach)

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2013 Canadian Men’s National Team

September 2, 2013

Brad Jacobs (skip), Ryan Fry (third), E.J. Harnden (second), Ryan Harnden (lead), (not pictured Matt Dumontelle – alternate, Tom Coulterman – coach)

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Coaching Profile: Jules Owchar

August 22, 2013

Kevin Martin’s coach Jules Owchar would love to wear the maple leaf on his back at another Olympic Games. But the thing is, in order to compete with the best teams in the world, you’ve got to first prove you’re the best in Canada.

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2013 Kraft Celebration Tour is coming to Fort Frances!

July 23, 2013

Look for a party in Northern Ontario later this summer when the 2013 Kraft Celebration Tour rolls into town with a $25,000 grant for the Fort Frances Curling Club.

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Whitehorse misses out on hosting the 2013 Kraft Celebration Tour

July 9, 2013

They tried hard, but the Yukon Curling Association came up just short in its bid to join the 2013 Kraft Celebration Tour.

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A conversation with Andy Jones, wheelchair curling coach

April 25, 2013

Andy Jones of Calgary recently coached Team Alberta to the bronze medal at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa. Jones works with both able-bodied and wheelchair curlers, and he’s a role model for coaches who might be looking to expand their repertoire of coaching experiences.

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Around the House: Building an online curling community in North Bay

April 24, 2013

The action on the curling ice may be wrapping up for another season, but many curling facilities still maintain a presence all year long – online. A perfect example is Northern Ontario’s North Bay Granite Club, which has a thriving website and social media platform to keep curlers engaged in club activities throughout the season and beyond.

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Quebec wins its first Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

March 31, 2013

The Quebec team from the Magog Curling Club led throughout the round robin, and in the championship final they showed why, dominating the game for a decisive 10-2 victory over B.C. on Sunday afternoon at the RA Centre in Ottawa.

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B.C. wins semifinal at Canadian Wheelchair Championship

March 31, 2013

B.C.’s Gary Cormack won a close 8-7 battle over Alberta’s Bruno Yizek in the semifinal of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship today in Ottawa.

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Alberta through to semifinal at Wheelchair Curling Championship

March 30, 2013

Alberta stole its way into the semifinal of the Canadian Wheelchair Championship with an 8-4 win over Northern Ontario today in the Page 3-4 playoff game.

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Quebec through to final at Wheelchair Curling Championship

March 30, 2013

Quebec dominated the round robin and kept it going in the Page 1-2 playoff game today to earn their spot in the finals of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa.

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Playoff match-ups are set at Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

March 29, 2013

Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and Northern Ontario finish in the top four positions and are headed for the playoffs after the final round-robin draw at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa.

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Teams lining up for playoffs at Wheelchair Curling Championship

March 28, 2013

Draw 8 produced a few surprises on Thursday evening as teams continue to fight for playoff position at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship.

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Alberta and B.C. bring the leaders back to the pack at wheelchair curling nationals

March 28, 2013

The leaderboard at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa took a hit today, as Alberta defeated second-place Northern Ontario and B.C. dealt Quebec its first loss of the round robin.

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Nova Scotia steals first win

March 27, 2013

Skip Trendal Hubley-Bolivar stole the first four ends against Newfoundland and Labrador’s Joanne MacDonald, then kept the pressure on to earn Nova Scotia its first win at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa today.

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