Author Archives: Kyle Jahns

Author Archives: Kyle Jahns

Manitoba wins Canadian Mixed title in front of hometown crowd

November 10, 2018

Manitoba’s Colin Kurz and his team from the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club scored early and protected its lead to win the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The 21-year-old skip bested Nova Scotia’s Kendal Thompson (Mayflower Curling Club) 7-4 in the final.

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Four teams advance to playoffs at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 9, 2018

The Friday night entertainment at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Winnipeg is a Manitoba Social. Manitobans will be jubilant to share their tradition with Canada’s other provinces and territories at the championship in the Fort Rouge Curling Club and there’s extra cause for celebration considering Colin Kurz’s hometown team locked up a spot in the playoffs.

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British Columbia’s Tanaka tops Quebec at 2019 Mixed

November 8, 2018

Qualifying for the Championship Pool is the first step along the road to pursuing a championship final. But that road varies depending on how a team qualifies. A top-place finish provides a bit of cushion en route to the gold medal game, but teams that just clear the hurdle are a usually two – sometimes three – games behind the eight-ball with little room for error. Such is the case for British Columbia’s Cody Tanaka at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship and it’s why his first Championship Pool victory is a step in the right direction.

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Championship Pool teams confirmed at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 7, 2018

There was plenty on the line during the Wednesday night draw at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. The final draw of the round robin had teams playing for position within the Championship Pool, while two teams were involved in a high-stakes Championship Pool qualification matchup.

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Round robin nearly complete at 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship

November 7, 2018

There’s only two draws left in the round robin at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. While some teams know they’ll qualify for the Championship Pool and have the opportunity to play for gold this Saturday, others are jostling for position. Each win, especially this late in the round robin, has extra value with the top four teams in each pool qualifying for the Championship Pool.

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Championship pool seedings becoming more clear at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 6, 2018

The field is becoming more clear after seven completed draws at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at Winnipeg’s Fort Rouge Curling Club. Saskatchewan and Ontario lead their respective pools as the only undefeated teams, but plenty of others are hot on their tails as teams attempt to qualify for the Championship Pool and have an opportunity to make the playoffs. The round robin will conclude on Wednesday evening.

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Unbeaten teams and bounce-back efforts prevail at 2019 Canadian Mixed

November 6, 2018

Teams continue lobbying for position at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. Four teams maintained perfect records after the Tuesday morning draw, while some won critical bounce-back games to maintain relevant in their pools.

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Teams battling for early round-robin wins at Canadian Mixed

November 5, 2018

With three draws out of the way, there’s no clear leader of the pack yet at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. Seven teams remain undefeated at the championship and well in contention to play for gold later this week at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg.

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Canadian Mixed Curling Championship begins Sunday in Winnipeg

October 31, 2018

The best Canadian mixed curling teams will converge at Winnipeg’s Fort Rouge Curling Club this Sunday for the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The field is rounded out with tried-and-true champions and up-and-comers.

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Grand Slam series kicks off in Chatham-Kent

September 27, 2018

Although the World Curling Tour season has been underway for six weeks already, something about this weekend’s event makes one feel that it is now officially curling season.

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Walker/Muyres, Homan, Koe win gold at Curling World Cup

September 16, 2018

Canada returned to the international curling stage in grand fashion on Sunday. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams pulled off historic feats at the Curling World Cup. Each team won its corresponding final to become the first-ever winners of each event. It will also go down in history as the first time one nation has swept all three events.

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Three’s company: Men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams secure spots in Curling World Cup finals

September 15, 2018

Canada’s men’s and women’s teams clinched spots in their respective finals at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China on Saturday. Both Kevin Koe and Rachel Homan join the mixed doubles team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres, who qualified on Friday.

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Walker and Muyres clinch spot in final at Curling World Cup

September 14, 2018

Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres got by with a little help from their friends during Friday round-robin action at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The Canadian mixed doubles pair weren’t even on the ice when they qualified for Sunday’s final. With the top team from each pool qualifying, Walker and Muyres anticipated locking up the berth during the round robin on Saturday. However, Sweden helped out during the final draw on Friday, rallying from a 5-0 deficit to a 7-6 victory against Norway. Sweden’s win dashed Norway’s hopes of qualifying and gifted Canada the spot in the final. ...

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Canada steamrolls through Day 2 at Curling World Cup

September 13, 2018

The Canadians in Suzhou, China could not have asked for a better day at the Curling World Cup. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams dominated the competition on Thursday, outscoring opponents 48-6 over the course of five games. The victories put all three teams in good standing as they either complete or wrap up the first half of the double round robin draw.

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Canada opens Curling World Cup with perfect record

September 12, 2018

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams were flawless in the opening day of competition at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The three Canadian teams all secured their first round-robin victories in closely contested games.

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