Team Homan takes home third Grand Slam of Curling trophy

Rachel Homan led her team to a 6-4 victory over Team Sweeting in the women’s finals of the 2015 Masters curling in Truro, N.S. on Sunday. Team Homan was led by its skip, who made 99 per cent of her shots in the match, as opposed to her counterpart who only curled 81 per cent. […]

Curler Owen Ross inspired by Vancouver Olympics

Curler Owen Ross didn’t just watch the 2010 Olympics, he became inspired. Canada was able to take home 14 gold medals on home soil in Vancouver, including one in the men’s curling event. It was that latter one that sent the then-10-year-old into a new sport. “It was watching that,” the 16-year-old said. “I watched […]

Team Middaugh moving forward after European curling trip

Curler Sherry Middaugh now has her sights set on the future after a quarter-final defeat in Europe. The Victoria Harbour, Ont., native’s next competition will be the second event of the Grand Slam of Curling, the Masters, held in Truro, N.S. Her team will look to make it through the quarters for the first time […]

Glenn Howard living his dream of curling with son Scott

Glenn Howard made his dream a reality this curling season. He is looking to compete in the 16th Brier of his illustrious career, alongside a new teammate, his son Scott. The Midland, Ont., native shared how special it has been to have this once in a lifetime opportunity. “It’s a cliché, but it really is […]

Curler Sherry Middaugh looks for success across the Atlantic

Sherry Middaugh will look to stay in the house, even though she’s a long way from home. Alongside Jo-Anne Rizzo, Lee Merklinger, Leigh Armstrong, and Lori Eddy, Middaugh will be competing at the Women’s Masters Basel event beginning Oct. 9 in Switzerland. The veteran curler’s team makes an annual trip across the pond, but it […]

Two new Maple Leafs shine in debut

A pair of newly acquired Toronto Maple Leafs would provide plenty of fireworks in the pre-season home-opener. Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored two power-play goals to help the Leafs beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 in NHL pre-season action Monday night. Parenteau scored his first goal on the power play off a one-timer set up by Morgan Rielly […]

Paige Schultz setting her sights on Olympic glory

Paige Schultz sat down with coach Byron MacDonald a year ago and made a decision. The University of Toronto swimmer would focus on one event for a shot at the 2016 Olympic Games — 100 metre freestyle. “We just sat down and looked at the numbers, and crunched numbers,” Schultz said, in a recent interview. […]