Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 5)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

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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MQFT with Krista McCarville

November 24, 2017

This week, John sits down with Krista McCarville, the most recent team to be named to the Roar of the Rings in Ottawa, and a very accomplished skip outside of that. As a three-time Northern Ontario Junior champion, a Canadian University champion and World University silver medallist, and a Scotties silver medallist to go along with six total appearances, Krista has just about done it all.

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B.C. men perfect so far at Travelers Curling Club Championships

November 21, 2017

When Bart Sawyer looked at his British Columbia team’s schedule before the start of the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship he knew Tuesday was going to be a tough day at the office.

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Playoff teams set at Canadian Mixed

November 17, 2017

The Championship and Seeding rounds wrapped up on Friday evening at the 2018 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Swan River, Man., and the playoff teams are now set Saturday’s semifinals. First-place Quebec, undefeated throughout the competition, finished in first place (10-0) and will meet Newfoundland and Labrador, who squeaked into the playoffs with a 6-4 record. Ontario finished in second place and will play New Brunswick. Both teams finished the Championship round with 8-2 records.

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Quebec leads the way as round robin wraps up at Canadian Mixed

November 15, 2017

Quebec’s Robert Desjardins finished the round robin with a perfect 6-0 record and will lead the way into the Championship round of the 2018 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Swan River, Man.

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Undefeated teams rise to the top at Canadian Mixed

November 14, 2017

Northwest Territories’ Jamie Koe, New Brunswick’s Charlie Sullivan and Quebec’s Robert Desjardins remain the only undefeated teams after six draws at the 2018 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, presented by Westman Communications Group in Swan River, Man.

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MQFT with John Morris

November 7, 2017

This week, John sits down with John Morris, a man who barely requires an introduction and the second most handsome man named John who curls out of B.C. John is a 2010 Olympic gold medallist, two-time World Junior Champion, one-time World Men’s Champion, and a man who is looking to improve upon his 2013 Olympic Trials Runner-Up finish this year at the Pre-Trials and Trials.

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Raise funds for charity with The Men of Curling 2018 calendar

November 2, 2017

The Men of Curling calendar is back, and the 15 athlete-models from five countries are doing their part to raise funds for a variety of charitable organizations—including the Curling Canada Foundation, which is a major beneficiary of this initiative.

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