Author Archives: John Korobanik

Author Archives: John Korobanik

Canada gives Officer farewell gift: Ford World Women’s Curling Championship gold medal

March 25, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones and Team Canada won the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in 11 ends Sunday and it was a fitting almost-farewell gift to long-time second Jill Officer.

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Last-rock draw gives Russia bronze medal at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 25, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Russia’s Victoria Moiseeva drew to the four-foot with her final stone to score two in the 10th end and claim the bronze medal at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship Sunday with a 6-5 victory over Jamie Sinclair of the United States.

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Canada advances to final of Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 24, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – A capacity crowd in the North Bay Memorial Gardens was ready to party, singing before the game began, but then sat nervously through the final five ends before Jennifer Jones’s final rock in the 10th gave Canada a hard-fought 9-7 win over Jamie Sinclair of the U.S. The win sends Canada into the gold-medal game of the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Sweden into gold-medal final at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 24, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. –  Olympic gold-medallist Anna Hasselborg and her Swedish teammates are within one win of adding the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship to their already impressive resume.

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Now it gets serious at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 23, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — The round-robin is done and now things really turn serious at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship. The last of the qualifying teams – Anna Kubešková’s Czech Republic team – was declared in Friday’s final draw and now six teams, including Jennifer Jones of Canada, have two days to determine this year’s champion.

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Five of six playoff spots set at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 23, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – EunJung Kim and her Olympic silver medallists from South Korea stole five points in the final four ends to sneak past a shaken Victoria Moiseeva of Russia 8-7 Friday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Canada, Sweden secure semifinal berths at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 22, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – 2014 Olympic champion Jennifer Jones of Canada and 2018 Olympic champion Anna Hasselborg of Sweden are headed to Saturday’s semifinals at the 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Red light costs South Korea win at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 22, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – A red light is a red light … and it cost EunJung Kim of South Korea a victory Thursday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Canada sweeps Olympic medallists at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 21, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Jennifer Jones and Team Canada completed a sweep of the 2018 Olympic gold and silver medallists Wednesday to move to the top of the standings as the only unbeaten team at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Canada finds weight to remain unbeaten at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 21, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones figured out draw weight after the sixth end while EunJung Kim couldn’t, paving the way for Canada to outscore South Korea 5-0 over the final three ends for an 8-4 victory Wednesday that kept Canada unbeaten at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Olympic medallists score wins at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 20, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – There were several Olympic medallists on the ice at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship Tuesday evening and all three of them – Jennifer Jones of Canada, Anna Hasselborg of Sweden and EunJung Kim of South Korea – came away with victories.

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Sweden keeps rolling along at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 20, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Anna Hasselborg had a post-game headache, but it’s her Team Sweden opponents who are feeling the pain at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Sweden beats South Korea in Olympic gold-medal rematch at Ford World Women’s

March 19, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. — It was a rematch of the 2018 Olympic gold-medal final and the result was the same: Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg beat South Korea’s EunJung Kim, although this time the game was much closer.

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Canada steals way to 4-0 at Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

March 19, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones and Team Canada scored two in nine and stole a deuce in 10 to finally subdue a determined Yilun Jiang and Team China, 9-5 to remain unbeaten at 4-0 Monday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Canada in logjam atop standings at Ford World Women’s Championship

March 18, 2018

NORTH BAY, Ont. – Jennifer Jones and Team Canada erupted for another big end – this time four in the fifth – en route to a third straight victory that kept them in a logjam at the top of the standings Sunday at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship.

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