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NT women hand AB first loss; stay perfect at Travelers

November 21, 2018

Sarah Stroeder did not expect to be cruising through the Travelers Curling Club Championship with a perfect 3-0 record at this point of the week. The Yellowknife skip downed Alberta’s Morgan Muise in an extra end to hand the 2016 Travelers Championship silver medalists their first loss of the event. The loss knocked the Calgary Curling Club team to 3-1 in the standings.

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Manitoba foursome’s sights set on Travelers success

November 20, 2018

Winnipeg’s Andrew Wickman had two things on his mind when he formed his curling team two and a half years ago. The skip wanted to take a run at winning a Travelers Curling Club Championship and he wanted to achieve that with three people he could call friends.

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Muise hopes to end Alberta drought at Travelers Championship

November 20, 2018

It’s been eight years since Alberta last captured the women’s Travelers Curling Club Championship. Morgan Muise and her Calgary Curling Club foursome hope to end that drought this week in Miramichi, N.B. They’re off to the start they need to improve on their 2016 silver medal finish. Muise, third Lyndsay Allen, second Sarah Evans and lead Sara Gartner remain undefeated after downing Saskatchewan 5-3 on Tuesday morning. “Morgan made some great shots so we didn’t give up too many in that sixth end,” said Gartner, crediting her skip’s clutch shot-making for their second victory of the championship,

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Hartung wins eight straight on the way to Red Deer title

November 20, 2018

Edmonton’s Brendan Bottcher was looking for his third championship at the Red Deer Curling Classic, but Saskatoon’s Kody Hartung played spoiler in the final, downing the defending champions 7-6.

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Boucherville, Que., to host 2019, 2020 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships

November 20, 2018

Canada’s top wheelchair curling teams will be heading to a familiar location for the next two editions of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Ottawa Hunt is taking Adult Learn To Curl to new levels – and strengthening membership

November 19, 2018

Curling clubs are always looking for ways to attract and retain members, and that can be especially tough for curling facilities affiliated with golf or country clubs, where the pressure to deliver on membership is even stronger. But the Ottawa Hunt Club has found a way to meet the challenge: they’ve taken their successful two-year Learn To Curl for Adults program and added a third year. And it’s working to grow membership and the sport, say program director Doug Kreviazuk and club manager and head ice technician Bill Duck.

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Wheelchair, mixed doubles events highlight busy weekend on Tour

November 16, 2018

Not too long ago, the top-tier curling schedule was just a list of where you could see the best four-player curling teams in action on a given weekend. These days, it’s a bit more varied, and that’s a good thing.

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Travelers Club Championship gets underway Monday in Miramichi, N.B.

November 16, 2018

A pair of national curling championships will be on the line when the 2018 Travelers Curling Club Championship gets underway Monday at the Miramichi Curling Club in Miramichi, N.B.

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Dynasty Apparel named Official Uniform Partner of Curling Canada

November 15, 2018

Canada’s top curlers will be outfitted in Dynasty Apparel as part of a new partnership, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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2019 Home Hardware Canada Cup headed to Leduc, Alta.

November 14, 2018

The race to Beijing will be heating up in 13 months when Canada’s best men’s and women’s curling teams gather in Leduc, Alta., for the 2019 Home Hardware Canada Cup, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Jacobs, Homan prevail at Grand Slam Tour Challenge

November 13, 2018

By the standards of most other teams, Team Rachel Homan and Team Brad Jacobs are both having pretty good years. Both squads have qualified in almost every event, and have reached semifinals and finals in big events all year. Homan even won her first event of the year, the World Cup of Curling in Suzhou, China.

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Field now complete for 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup

November 13, 2018

All 15 teams are now in place for the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup, Dec. 5-9 in Estevan, Sask.

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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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Top teams back in action this weekend on World Curling Tour

November 9, 2018

After a relatively quiet week on the World Curling Tour, the top teams are back in action at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge in Thunder Bay, Ont.

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