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Canadian teams split first two games at Curling World Cup

December 5, 2018

The Canadian teams opened with a win and a loss in its first two games at the Curling World Cup on Wednesday at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb. Tracy Fleury (Winnipeg) led her women’s team to victory and the mixed doubles team of Kalynn Park (Calgary)/John Morris (Canmore, Alta.) were just shy of a win with a shootout loss at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.

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Team Jacobs unbeaten after two draws at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — Brad Jacobs executed two nearly perfect draws in the fifth and seventh ends to break open a tight battle between two Olympic gold medal winners and take an 8-4 win over Brad Gushue in the second draw of the Home Hardware Canada Cup Wednesday.

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Team Flaxey wins opener at 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — Alli Flaxey’s team was the last women’s entry into the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup, but it didn’t take long for the Winnipeg squad to pick up its first victory.

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MQFT with Shannon Birchard

December 4, 2018

This week, John sits down with Shannon Birchard, the Scotties and World Champion and two-time Canadian Junior finalist from Winnipeg, Man. Shannon is currently playing on the “all skips” foursome of Kerri Einarson, Val Sweeting, Briane Meilleur, and herself, and they’ve had a ton of success on the World Curling Tour thus far. They’ll be competing in the Canada Cup in early December in Estevan, Sask.

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Canadian teams aim to match early success at second leg of Curling World Cup

December 4, 2018

Many eyes will be on the Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams at the second leg of the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb., slated to begin this Wednesday. Opponents won’t be admiring the Maple Leaf of the front of the Canadians’ jackets, but instead honing in on the targets on their backs after the Canadian teams won all three gold medals at the first leg of the Curling World Cup. Teams skipped by Winnipeg’s Tracy Fleury and Jason Gunnlaugson will represent the nation in the men’s and women’s competition. They’re joined by Kalynn Park (Calgary) and John Morris ...

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2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup kicks off Wednesday in Estevan, Sask.

December 3, 2018

Canada’s best collection of curling talent will be under one roof when the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup gets underway Wednesday at Affinity Place in Estevan, Sask.

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Team Howard back intact in time for Tour stop in Brantford, Ont.

November 30, 2018

Scott Howard won his first World Curling Tour event as skip just two weeks ago. Who knows how long it will be before he has another chance?

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Travelers Curling Club Championship success isn’t just on the ice

November 30, 2018

When the 2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship wrapped up last weekend at the Miramichi Curling Club in Miramichi, N.B., the event’s success resonated far beyond the hard-won medals on the ice.

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Scottish teams cash in at WCT stop in Penticton, B.C.

November 27, 2018

It was a big week for Scottish men’s curling. Just days after Scotland’s Bruce Mouat won the 2018 La Gruyere European Championship in Estonia, two more Scottish teams met in the final of another major event on the World Curling Tour.

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Alberta Women and British Columbia Men win Travelers gold

November 24, 2018

British Columbia captured back-to-back men’s titles while Alberta’s Morgan Muise won her first Travelers Curling Club Championship in three tries on Saturday at the Miramichi Curling Club in Miramichi, New Brunswick.

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Two Nova Scotia teams advance to Travelers gold medal games

November 23, 2018

Nova Scotia has never won a Travelers Curling Club Championship but on Saturday the province has a chance to capture two titles.

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Ontario women and men advance to Travelers semifinals

November 23, 2018

The field has been narrowed to eight teams at the 2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship. Teams from Ontario and Nova Scotia make up half of the field remaining in play at the Miramichi Curling Club.

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BC marches into Travelers Men’s Playoffs

November 22, 2018

Playoffs are set at the 2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship with British Columbia leading the way on the men’s side and with a perfect 6-0 round robin record.

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Nova Scotia rises to top of Women’s Travelers leaderboard

November 22, 2018

Nova Scotia faced a crucial test at the Travelers Curling Club Championship in the women’s division and the team from Lower Sackville lived up to the challenge.

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Travelers reunites teammates and helps link former opponents

November 21, 2018

In the month leading up to the 2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship, Nova Scotia’s Travis Stone received a text message from a former junior teammate of his that promised an on-ice reunion.

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