Tag Archives: Laura Walker

Tag Archives: Laura Walker

Canada’s Jones and Koe win Curling World Cup Grand Final

May 12, 2019

Canada’s Jennifer Jones and Kevin Koe ended their seasons on high notes by topping the competition in the women’s and men’s events at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing. Both teams ensured their victories thanks to some timely steals throughout the day. The Canadian team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres finished second overall in the mixed doubles competition.

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Koe, Jones and Walker/Muyres advance to finals at Curling World Cup

May 11, 2019

Canada will have the chance to win all three competitions – men’s, women’s and mixed doubles – at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing. Kevin Koe, Jennifer Jones and Laura Walker/Kirk Muyres will play in their respective finals after finishing the round robin on Saturday.

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Canadian teams honed in on finals at Curling World Cup

May 10, 2019

Canada’s output was strong at the Curling World Cup Grand Final on Friday. The five teams wearing the Maple Leaf combined for seven wins out of a possible eight wins and left some teams in favourable position to qualify for Sunday’s final.

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Koe finding his groove at Curling World Cup Grand Final

May 9, 2019

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams produced five out a possible nine wins on Thursday at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing, including a two-win day for Kevin Koe.

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Jones dismantles Japan on opening day of World Cup Grand Final

May 8, 2019

Team Jennifer Jones made its debut at the Curling World Cup in Beijing on Wednesday and, naturally, the team fit right in with a convincing opening-day victory. It was one of the highlights during a day where Canada picked up two out a possible five wins.

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Five Canadian teams hit the ice for World Cup Grand Final in Beijing

May 7, 2019

There will be five Canadian entries chasing late-season success when the inaugural Curling World Cup campaign comes to a close this week in Beijing.

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Familiar names advance to the semifinals at 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

March 23, 2019

FREDERICTON, N.B. — The field of teams is beginning to shrink at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship. Twelve started the day at Willie O’Ree Place on Saturday morning and now only four remain.

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Plenty of room for improvement for defending champs Walker/Muyres at 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles

March 21, 2019

FREDERICTON, N.B. — It’s been a perfect 3-0 start for Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship but there’s still room for improvement, according to the reigning national mixed doubles and world bronze-medallists.

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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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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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