Curling Headlines – Dec. 8, 2014

Wow, what a weekend!

In Camrose, Alberta, the men’s and women’s finals of the Home Hardware Canada Cup were contested. The women started things off with a very exciting final in the afternoon, where Team Val Sweeting defeated Team Rachel Homan 6-3.

In the evening, the men’s final was more one-sided as Team Mike McEwen defeated Team Brad Jacobs 8-3. The two sides shook hands after 8 ends.

* Yahoo! Sports Canada provided this coverage of both games.

* The Canadian Press had this story on the two games.

* Coverage on the Canada Cup women’s final is provided by the Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Sun, Canadian Press, Canadian Curling Association, and Edmonton Journal.

* Coverage on the Canada Cup men’s final is brought to you by the Sault Star, Canadian Curling Association, Edmonton Journal, and Edmonton Sun.

* Rachelle Brown looks forward to Continental Cup.

* In the U.S. National Mixed Doubles Championships, Sarah Anderson and Korey Dropkin won the championship over Maureen and Peter Stolt 7-3. More coverage on their win, which sends them to Sochi for the World Mixed Doubles Championships in April here.

* Team Joe Frans defeats Team Jake Walker 5-2 in the Brantford Nissan Classic at the Brant Curling Club.

* Wayne Tallon rink defeats Team Jeremy Mallais 7-5 in Jim Sullivan Curling Classic.

* The Canadian Open begins tomorrow. It takes place at the Gallagher Centre in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, and goes through the 14th. Ticket information is here.

* Kimberley’s Tom Buchy defeated Trail’s Rob Ferguson 6-3 at the Kootenay Inter-regional Playdowns at Nelson Curling Club. More coverage on that match here.

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