Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 5)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

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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Undefeated teams take over the top at Canadian Juniors

January 15, 2018

Tanner Horgan and his Northern Ontario foursome from Sudbury kept their winning streak alive on Monday morning, stealing three ends on the way to an 11-3 victory over Daniel Bruce of Newfoundland and Labrador at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships taking place in Shawinigan, Que.

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Steals lead the way in Draw 6 at Canadian Juniors

January 14, 2018

Steals were the name of the game on Sunday night at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships. Just ask Nova Scotia skip Kaitlyn Jones and her team from the Halifax Curling Club, who stole five ends on the way to a 6-2 win over Saskatchewan’s Sara England, wrapping up the second day of round robin competition in Shawinigan, Que.

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Leaders starting to emerge at Canadian Juniors

January 14, 2018

The standings are starting to shape up in both women’s and men’s pool play after five draws at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Shawinigan, Que.

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Strong start for Quebec’s St-Georges at 2018 New Holland Juniors

January 13, 2018

Quebec skip Laurie St-Georges stole 10 points in four consecutive ends to defeat Nova Scotia’s Kaitlyn Jones on Saturday evening, capping off a challenging day for her team at the 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Shawinigan, Que.

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New Holland Canadian Juniors underway in Shawinigan

January 13, 2018

The 2018 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships kicked off on Saturday with men’s and women’s teams from across the country beginning the battle to determine who will represent Canada at the world championships in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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MQFT with Brendan Bottcher

December 1, 2017

This week, John sits down with the most recent Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings qualifier, Brendan Bottcher. In addition to heading to the Roar, Brendan is a world junior champion, a world university bronze medallist, and in 2017 represented Alberta at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Young Northern Ontario teams seize opportunity to compete in China

November 29, 2017

Two young Northern Ontario teams are heading to China this December to represent Canada on the international stage, an unexpected and exciting opportunity for these “Next Generation” athletes.

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Canadian Olympic Committee wants kids to be ready to follow the action

November 27, 2017

With the 2018 Olympic Winter Games just around the corner, the Canadian Olympic School Program has released a series of free classroom resources to make sure that kids have some tools in place to understand and appreciate the sports involved. And, of course, curling is right there in the mix.

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