Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 4)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

Roger Smith: Curling Canada’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year

March 15, 2018

“I guess it was much like a curling match,” says Roger Smith of La Pêche, Que., the 2018 Volunteer of the Year, who is being recognized for his Herculean efforts to establish a new curling facility in Chelsea, Que. “Things don’t always go according to plan.”

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Gold for Canada’s Tardi at World Juniors

March 10, 2018

Canada won a second gold medal at the 2018 World Curling Championships on Saturday, as Tyler Tardi led his team to a 6-5 extra-end win over Scotland’s Ross Whyte in Aberdeen, Scotland, a follow-up to the gold medal won by Canada’s Kaitlyn Jones earlier in the day.

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Gold for Team Canada’s women at World Juniors

March 10, 2018

Canada’s Kaitlyn Jones is bringing home a gold medal after a 7-4 win over Sweden’s Isabella Wranaa today at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada’s Tyler Tardi advances to gold medal final at World Juniors

March 9, 2018

Canada’s Tyler Tardi will play for gold at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland, after defeating USA’s Andrew Stopera 8-5 in the men’s semifinal on Friday evening.

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Team Canada women will play for gold at World Juniors

March 9, 2018

Canada’s Kaitlyn Jones and her Halifax-based team of third Kristin Clarke, second Karlee Burgess, lead Lindsey Burgess, alternate Lauren Lenentine and coach Andrew Atherton will play for a gold medal after battling to a 9-7 semifinal win over China’s Zixin Wang at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships Friday in Aberdeen, Scotland

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Semifinals for Team Canada men and women at World Juniors

March 8, 2018

Team Canada’s Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones wrapped up the round robin in second place at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships on Thursday. Both teams will move on to Friday’s semifinals at Curl Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada women will play for medals; men close in on playoff berth at World Juniors

March 7, 2018

Kaitlyn Jones is through to the semifinals of the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships and Tyler Tardi is one step closer to a playoff berth after a winning day for both Canadian teams on Wednesday in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Canadian Juniors keep playoffs in sight at World Championships

March 6, 2018

Both Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones earned crucial wins on Tuesday to keep the playoffs in sight at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada women and men back in the win column at World Juniors

March 5, 2018

It was bounce-back day for Kaitlyn Jones and Tyler Tardi as both Canadian teams notched wins on Day 3 of the round robin at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Team Canada runs into tough competition on Day 2 at World Juniors

March 4, 2018

Tyler Tardi and Kaitlyn Jones had a tough day against the home teams today, as both Canadian teams lost their first games of the round robin – in both cases, to Scotland – at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships taking place at Curl Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Canadian junior champs start strong on first day of 2018 World Junior Championships

March 3, 2018

Team Canada’s women’s and men’s teams kicked off with wins all round today at the 2018 World Junior Curling Championships, a huge accomplishment considering the travel ordeal both teams endured on the way to Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Award winners and All Stars announced during playoff weekend at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 6, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. — A current player and a long-time contributor to the business of curling were honoured during the playoff weekend of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, B.C.

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MQFT with Casey Scheidegger

January 26, 2018

This week, John sits down with Casey Scheidegger, who has had 18 months to remember on the World Curling Tour. After an unbelievable 2016-17 season that saw her win the first Grand Slam she ever qualified for among other strong results, Scheidegger got direct entry into this year’s Olympic Trials, where she finished in a tie for fifth. Following that great run, she won her first Alberta Scotties this year, defeating Shannon Kleibrink in an extra end, and she will wear the blue and yellow in Penticton. Welcome to Magical Question Fun Time, the Curling Canada feature where comedian John ...

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Quebec’s Bedard bounces back in Draw 9 action at Canadian Juniors

January 15, 2018

After losing in an extra end on Monday afternoon, Quebec’s Alek Bedard needed a bounce-back game, and that’s exactly what he delivered against Nova Scotia’s Matthew Manuel in Draw 9 of the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Shawinigan, Que.

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Ontario’s Wallingford remains undefeated in round robin at Juniors

January 15, 2018

Ontario’s Emma Wallingford continues to roll after posting an 11-3 victory over Nunavut’s Sadie Pinksen on Monday afternoon at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Shawinigan, Que.

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