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Simmons makes a B-line to Edmonton

November 13, 2009

Pat Simmons of Davidson, SK., rebounded from an A qualifier defeat to advance to the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials in Edmonton next month with 7-5 B–qualifier decision over Mike McEwen of Winnipeg Friday night at the CN Centre.

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McCarville in, Gushue out at Pre-Trials

November 13, 2009

Two strikes, two swings, two misses and it’s down to a full count for Kelly Scott of Kelowna, the 2007 world champion who’s at bat in the Olympic curling pre-trails here.

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Simmons to fight for another Trials ticket

November 13, 2009

Pat Simmons, a chiropractor by trade, makes no bones about it.

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Stoughton returns to Trials

November 12, 2009

Jeff Stoughton’s Winnipeg entry was the obvious top seed in the Olympic curling pre-trials opening draw.

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Webster on to Edmonton

November 12, 2009

Unsung and unheralded teams have been known to emerge big-time at Canadian Olympic curling trials and Crystal Webster’s Calgary team fits that description. Webster, a self-admitted non-winner heading into the Road to the Roar pre-trials at the CN Centre, on Thursday afternoon directed third Lori Olson-Johns, second Sam Preston and lead Stephanie Malekoff to a berth in the eight-team women’s Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials at Edmonton next month by upending 2007 world champion Kelly Scott of Kelowna 9-7. Webster executed a precise last-rock takeout with the game’s final shot to get the job done and ...

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McEwen steals Ménard’s thunder

November 12, 2009

Mike McEwen is back to where he was 18 hours ago — two wins from a berth at the Canadian Olympic Curling Trials.

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It’s Scott vs Webster and Stoughton vs Simmons in Thursday’s A finals

November 11, 2009

Pat Simmons appears to be on the kind of roll he used to ride at Saskatchewan provincial championships.

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Three A finalists decided

November 11, 2009

The issue for the initial two qualifiers for Edmonton’s Tim Hortons Roar Of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials next month boiled down to finalists in men’s and women’s A-side divisions Wednesday night at the CN Centre.

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Middaugh, Ursel on collision course

November 11, 2009

Fans at the CN Centre witnessed a couple of righteous rebounds Wednesday afternoon.

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Last chance for top seeds Middaugh and Englot

November 11, 2009

It’s already backs-to-the-wall time at the Road to the Roar pre-Trials, presented by Monsanto.

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Stoughton, Gushue, McEwen and Simmons advance

November 11, 2009

Pat Simmons knows all about picked rocks. And losing on last-rock ‘picks’.

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Extra end shot gives Anderson momentum

November 11, 2009

Former world champion Kelly Scott of Kelowna and former Olympic trials runner-up Sherry Anderson of Saskatoon staged extra-end heroics on Tuesday night to advance to within two games of qualifying for the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials next month at Edmonton.

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Experience Action Packed Drama

November 11, 2009

The world’s elite curlers are heading to Swift Current for the 2010 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship – March 20th to 28th at the Credit Union i-Plex Centre.

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BC’s Ursel and McAulay win openers

November 10, 2009

Bob Ursel entered Prince George on a roll, and didn’t lose any momentum Tuesday afternoon during the men’s opening round of the Road to the Roar pre-Trials, presented by Monsanto.

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They’re off in Prince George

November 10, 2009

Former Canadian champion Cathy King of Edmonton recorded the critical theft of two points in the eighth end which catapulted her to a 9-6 victory over three-time Ontario champion Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay in the opening round of the Road To The Roar pre-trials, presented by Monsanto.

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