Tag Archives: Featured (page 5)

Tag Archives: Featured

Manitoba steals way to 2-0 record at Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2019

BRANDON, Man. – Mike McEwen wanted to take his time getting into his early-morning game Sunday, but gladly took advantage of early steal opportunities to kickstart Team Manitoba to an 8-3 win over Martin Crête of Team Quebec at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI.

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Canada drops first game at World Wheelchair Championship

March 3, 2019

Mark Ideson made it close at the end, but Team Canada fell just short in a 7-6 loss to Latvia’s Polina Rozkova as the 2019 World Wheelchair Championships got underway on Sunday in Stirling, Scotland.

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Canadian teams off to a winning start at 2019 Universiade

March 3, 2019

A pair of University of Alberta teams led by skips Karsten Sturmay and Kristen Streifel kicked off the curling competition at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in winning fashion.

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Team Canada survives early scare to win opening game at Tim Hortons Brier

March 2, 2019

BRANDON, Man. – Two-time defending champion Brad Gushue had his hands full and needed a last-rock draw in the 10th end to finally subdue rookie Scott McDonald 7-6 in Saturday’s evening draw at the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI.

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Team Jacobs impressive in opening draw win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 2, 2019

BRANDON, Man. – A red-hot Brad Jacobs and Team Northern Ontario (1-0, Sault Ste. Marie) put on a clinic Saturday in rolling to an impressive 10-2, eight-end win over Brendan Bottcher and Team Wild Card (0-1, Edmonton) in the opening draw of the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI.

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Trio of deuces sends Bottcher into main draw at Tim Hortons Brier

March 1, 2019

BRANDON, Man. – Brendan Bottcher of Edmonton scored three deuces en route to an 8-4 win over John Epping of Toronto to win the wild-card game and advance into the main draw of the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI, at Westoba Place.

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Canadian teams open Universiade curling competition this weekend in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

March 1, 2019

A pair of University of Alberta teams will open the curling competition at the 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, this weekend.

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A story of water and ice: Thurston’s rise to the top of two sports

February 28, 2019

Jon Thurston is mastering his abilities on both ice and water. The Dunsford, Ont., all-around athlete has his bases covered when it comes to the variety of sports he plays. His openness and involvement in all sports present him with the unique opportunity to represent Canada at a world championship in two sports this year.

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Canada aiming for solid playoff push at 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

February 27, 2019

Canadian wheelchair curling skip Mark Ideson is confident that focusing on the small details will lead to big picture results at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland from March 3-10.

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2019 Tim Hortons Brier gets underway Saturday at Brandon

February 26, 2019

A Prairie rivalry will be renewed when the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by AGI, kicks off Saturday at Westoba Place in Brandon, Man.

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Carey, Alberta overcome big deficit to win 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 24, 2019

SYDNEY, N.S. – Chelsea Carey and Team Alberta overcame a 5-1 fourth-end deficit by stealing five points over the last six ends, including two in the 11th, to defeat Rachel Homan and Team Ontario 8-6 to win the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Sunday evening at Centre 200.

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Ontario into Scotties final with 9-7 semifinal win over Saskatchewan

February 24, 2019

SYDNEY, N.S. – It will be two previous champions – Rachel Homan of Ontario and Chelsea Carey of Alberta – playing off this evening for the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts title.

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Award winners and all-stars announced at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 24, 2019

SYDNEY, N.S. — A current player and long-time media member were honoured at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Sydney, N.S.

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Page playoff victory sends Carey and Team Alberta to Scotties final

February 23, 2019

SYDNEY, N.S. – Chelsea Carey and Team Alberta are on to the final of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts with a chance for Carey to win a second championship on Sunday.

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Gold for men, silver for women at World Juniors

February 23, 2019

Tyler Tardi is a World Junior Men’s gold medallist for the second straight year after cruising to a dominant 9-4 win over Switzerland’s Marco Hoesli in the men’s final, and Edmonton’s Selena Sturmay will bring home the silver after an 8-7 extra-end loss to Russia’s Vlada Rumiantseva in the women’s final of the 2019 World Junior Curling Championships in Liverpool, N.S., on Saturday.

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