News from the Tim Hortons Brier
EDMONTON – Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador broke open a tie game by scoring five in the sixth end and stealing three more in the seventh to open the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto, with a 10-2 victory over Paul Flemming of Nova Scotia.
EDMONTON – Marc Kennedy had just one thought in his mind: throw it hard and straight.
Here’s the first issue of the Tankard Times, the Canadian Curling Association-supported daily newspaper at the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier in Edmonton, Alberta.
EDMONTON – Defending champion Wayne Middaugh of Ontario tied for top spot in Friday’s qualifying of the Ford Hot Shots curling competition, advancing along with seven others to Saturday’s quarter-finals.
One of the most experienced and accomplished fields in the history of the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship opens play on Saturday at Rexall Place in Edmonton in the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.
One of the strongest fields in history will compete for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship, March 2-10, when the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier moves into Edmonton’s Rexall Place.
The Cool Shots public playdown, leading up to next week’s Tim Hortons Brier, takes place Feb. 23 at the Newcap Stage in the West Edmonton Mall.
It took longer than expected to decide the Prince Edward Island representative for the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier, but ultimately Eddie MacKenzie came through in the championship final, Feb. 12 at the Crapaud Community Curling Club.
Jeff Stoughton earned a record tenth Manitoba title with a victory over Sean Grassie in the final of the men’s provincial curling playdowns, Feb. 10 in Neepawa.
The Andrew Bilesky team from the Royal City Curling Club got hot at the right time in the British Columbia provincial playdowns to secure the west coast berth in the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier – the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship – March 2-10 in Edmonton.
Kevin Martin has carried Alberta’s hopes to the Brier more often than any other curler in the history of the sport in the western province. But this year’s trip to the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship will be among the most memorable.
Provincial play in Ontario, on the road to the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier, finished up Feb. 10 and the results were as most expected, with a pair of veteran teams returning to the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship.
Canada’s best curlers will show off their individual shot-making skills for the 19th straight year in the Ford Hot Shots skills competition at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Kingston, Ont., and the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto, in Edmonton.
After a dramatic day of provincial play across the country Feb. 10, only one spot is open for the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier – the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship – March 2-10 in Edmonton’s Rexall Place.
Sixteen of Saskatchewan’s best men’s curling teams faced off Jan. 30-Feb. 3 in the Melfort Arena with a coveted berth in the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier in their sights.