Tag Archives: Featured (page 18)

Tag Archives: Featured

2019 New Holland Canadian Juniors get underway Saturday in Prince Albert, Sask.

January 15, 2019

Three players will head to Prince Albert, Sask., with a chance to make history at the 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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2019 World Financial Group Continental Cup returns to Las Vegas Thursday

January 14, 2019

The 2019 World Financial Group Continental Cup returns to Las Vegas this Thursday for the fourth time in the event’s 15-year history, but this time a new format puts emphasis on mixing and matching the world’s greatest players in ways never seen before.

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GSOC Meridian Canadian Open kicks off in North Battleford, Sask.

January 9, 2019

After a few quiet weeks over the holidays, curling fans everywhere have been itching to see their favourite game on TV again. They’re in luck, as this week’s Meridian Canadian Open gets underway in North Battleford, Sask.

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Banff mixed doubles event draws high-calibre field

January 4, 2019

With the holidays officially over, it’s time for Canada’s competitive curlers to get back to work.

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Former CCA president Stan Oleson passes away

December 28, 2018

A former president of the Canadian Curling Association, and member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, has passed away.

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Team Carruthers earns pre-Christmas bonus in Japan

December 24, 2018

It wasn’t quite a Christmas miracle, but there’s no doubt Reid Carruthers will be returning home for the holidays with a little extra joy in his heart … and a bit more cash in his pocket.

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Canadian teams cashing in at Asian WCT events

December 20, 2018

While most of the competitive curlers are ready to settle in next to a fire with a cup of eggnog for the Christmas break, a few Canadian teams are still on the far side of the world, chasing victories, money and points on the World Curling Tour.

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Hit Draw Tap continues to grow – and kids’ skills are growing, too

December 18, 2018

It started as a suggestion from a club curler in Ontario and now it’s spreading to Member Associations across the country. The Curling Canada Hit Draw Tap competition for kids is hitting the big time, including showcasing a couple of provincial finals in front of the crowd at both the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Sydney, N.S., and Tim Hortons Brier in Brandon, Man.

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Wozniak steps in for Team Jacobs at Grand Slam Boost National

December 13, 2018

Just two days after winning the Home Hardware Canada Cup with a spare in the lineup, Brad Jacobs was back his winning ways, albeit with a different spare, and about 5,000 kilometres away.

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Jacobs adds Home Hardware Canada Cup title to impressive resume

December 10, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Brad Jacobs has an impressive resume – Olympic gold medal, Tim Hortons Brier gold medal, men’s world championship silver medal – and now he can add the Home Hardware Canada Cup. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., skip and his mate shepherded a deuce in the first end all the way through to the 10th end for a tightly contested 5-4 win over Kevin Koe of Calgary.

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Jones wins record fourth Home Hardware Canada Cup women’s crown

December 9, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Jennifer Jones showed once again on Sunday why she’s been one of the premiere female curlers in the world for years. The 44-year-old Winnipeg skip calmly executed a long runback double takeout to score three in the ninth end to beat Kerri Einarson’s Gimli, Man., team 8-5 to win her record fourth women’s title at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup.

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Canadian teams outside the playoff picture at Curling World Cup

December 9, 2018

It wasn’t the result the three Canadian curling teams hoped for when arriving at Omaha, Neb., for the Curling World Cup. The Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams did not qualify for any of the Sunday finals at Ralston Arena. Despite the result, Canadian teams gained some new experience playing at the new event.

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Jones beats Homan to earn berth in final at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 8, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Veteran Jennifer Jones rode a three-ender in the fourth to an 8-4 victory over Rachel Homan of Ottawa in the women’s semifinal at the Home Hardware Canada Cup on Saturday evening at Affinity Place.

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Team Koe steals way into Home Hardware Canada Cup final

December 8, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – It will be Kevin Koe of Calgary versus Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., in Sunday’s men’s final at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup after Koe rallied for a 7-5 win over Brad Gushue of St. John’s, N.L., in Saturday’s semifinal.

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Team Einarson nails down women’s final berth at 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 8, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — It has been a magical and, yes, surprising start to the 2018-19 curling season for Kerri Einarson’s new team.

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