Tag Archives: Jennifer Jones

Tag Archives: Jennifer Jones

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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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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Gushue is in, Koe and Bottcher to play tiebreaker at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 7, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Brad Gushue is in while Kevin Koe and Brendan Bottcher will play a tiebreaker Saturday morning to determine the last playoff team after the final round-robin men’s draw at the Home Hardware Canada Cup at Affinity Place in Estevan, Sask.

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Last-rock win gives Team Jacobs first place at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 7, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – In the end it was typical Brad Jacobs: make the big shot on final stone for a come-from-behind victory. And in this case one that clinched first place in the round-robin and moved his Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., team right into Sunday’s final of the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup.

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Team Koe wins fourth straight game at 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 7, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — On the surface, it was another round-robin game at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup between two of the top men’s teams in Canada.

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Jones scores crucial bounce-back win at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 6, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Jennifer Jones and Rachel Homan have had some epic battles since Homan’s Ottawa-based team emerged as heir apparent to the powerful Winnipeg crew. Thursday night at the Home Hardware Canada Cup was not one of those.

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Team Epping looks to rebound from tough day at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 6, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — Thursday was not a great day for John Epping and his Toronto teammates at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup. The foursome went into the day tied for top spot at 2-0 but emerged severely bruised at 2-2.

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Team Jacobs picks up third straight win at 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 6, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. — It was a shot that would test any elite team — never mind one that featured a vice-skip playing just his third game with his new team.

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Team Einarson rallies for crucial win at Home Hardware Canada Cup

December 5, 2018

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Just when it looked like they were in deep trouble, Kerri Einarson and her Winnipeg team dug themselves out of a hole by rallying from a 5-2 fourth-end deficit to beat Allison Flaxey of Winnipeg 7-6 in the third draw of the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup.

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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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