Tag Archives: Rachel Homan

Tag Archives: Rachel Homan

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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Epping captures Masters crown in Truro

October 30, 2018

Kevin Koe’s buzzer-beater double takeout to win the semifinal might have been the most talked about shot of the weekend at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Canadian Beef Masters in Truro, N.S., but John Epping’s short runback to win the final was the shot that mattered most.

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Fourth WCT victory for Einarson

October 9, 2018

When Kerri Einarson’s Gimli, Man., foursome won their first couple of World Curling Tour events this season, it quickly answered the questions of whether four skips could make a successful team. When they won their third, it was obvious that they were ready to redefine what it meant for a new team to be “successful.”

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Weekend Tour action moves to Calgary and Toronto

October 5, 2018

While the turn of the calendar from September to October usually indicates curling season is entering full swing, the weather outside Calgary’s Curler’s Corner Autumn Gold Curling Classic decided to make it blatantly clear that it was time for everybody to get on the ice.

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Grand Slam series kicks off in Chatham-Kent

September 27, 2018

Although the World Curling Tour season has been underway for six weeks already, something about this weekend’s event makes one feel that it is now officially curling season.

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Lineups, new format set for 2019 WFG Continental Cup in Las Vegas

September 17, 2018

All of the reigning World and Olympic curling champions will be under one roof for the 2019 World Financial Group Continental Cup, Jan. 17-20 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

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Walker/Muyres, Homan, Koe win gold at Curling World Cup

September 16, 2018

Canada returned to the international curling stage in grand fashion on Sunday. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams pulled off historic feats at the Curling World Cup. Each team won its corresponding final to become the first-ever winners of each event. It will also go down in history as the first time one nation has swept all three events.

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Three’s company: Men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams secure spots in Curling World Cup finals

September 15, 2018

Canada’s men’s and women’s teams clinched spots in their respective finals at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China on Saturday. Both Kevin Koe and Rachel Homan join the mixed doubles team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres, who qualified on Friday.

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Walker and Muyres clinch spot in final at Curling World Cup

September 14, 2018

Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres got by with a little help from their friends during Friday round-robin action at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The Canadian mixed doubles pair weren’t even on the ice when they qualified for Sunday’s final. With the top team from each pool qualifying, Walker and Muyres anticipated locking up the berth during the round robin on Saturday. However, Sweden helped out during the final draw on Friday, rallying from a 5-0 deficit to a 7-6 victory against Norway. Sweden’s win dashed Norway’s hopes of qualifying and gifted Canada the spot in the final. ...

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Canada steamrolls through Day 2 at Curling World Cup

September 13, 2018

The Canadians in Suzhou, China could not have asked for a better day at the Curling World Cup. Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams dominated the competition on Thursday, outscoring opponents 48-6 over the course of five games. The victories put all three teams in good standing as they either complete or wrap up the first half of the double round robin draw.

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Canada opens Curling World Cup with perfect record

September 12, 2018

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams were flawless in the opening day of competition at the Curling World Cup in Suzhou, China. The three Canadian teams all secured their first round-robin victories in closely contested games.

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Canadian teams seeking excellence at Curling World Cup

September 7, 2018

Three Canadian curling teams are ready to represent the nation at the inaugural Curling World Cup, beginning Wednesday in Suzhou, China.

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2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup field nearly complete

July 4, 2018

It will be a star-studded field that takes to the ice this December for the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup at Affinity Place in Estevan, Sask.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Rachel Homan

February 20, 2018

By Rachel Homan (Team Canada women’s skip) Obviously, this isn’t where we thought we’d be when we came to Pyeongchang. But I’ll also say I could not be prouder of our team for the way we kept battling here.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Lisa Weagle

February 18, 2018

By Lisa Weagle (Team Canada women’s lead) Even during our low moments here, we’ve never lost faith in each other.

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