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Measurement gives Alberta semifinal win over Northern Ontario

March 12, 2016

OTTAWA – It took 10 nail-biting ends and a measurement on the winning point for Kevin Koe of Alberta to get by Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 6-5 in the Tim Hortons Brier semifinal Saturday evening.

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“Perfect game” gives Alberta win over Manitoba in Page 3-4 game

March 12, 2016

OTTAWA – Kevin Koe made all the shots he had to while Mike McEwen had some early struggles and that was more than enough for Alberta to take a 7-5 victory over Manitoba in the Tim Hortons Brier Page 3-4 playoff game Saturday.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 12

March 12, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Newfoundland-Labrador advances to final of Tim Hortons Brier

March 11, 2016

OTTAWA – Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador made a gentle tapback to count one in the 11th end Friday to beat Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 7-6 in the Page 1-2 playoff game and earn a berth in Sunday’s gold-medal game of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Playoff pairings set at 2016 Tim Hortons Brier

March 11, 2016

OTTAWA — It’s down to the final four at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier. Friday morning’s final draw of round-robin play was meaningless in terms of determining playoff pairings, but it was important for playoff teams wanting to generate some momentum going into the medal round.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 11

March 11, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Craig Savill’s return to the ice highlights night at Tim Hortons Brier

March 10, 2016

OTTAWA – Craig Savill made a triumphant return to the Tim Hortons Brier Thursday night, a brief one but impressive and emotional one.

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N. Ontario, Newfoundland/Labrador headed for first-place showdown

March 10, 2016

OTTAWA – Front-runners Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario and Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador will tangle Friday morning for first place in theTim Hortons Brier.

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Newfoundland/Labrador, Alberta clinch Tim Hortons Brier playoff berths

March 10, 2016

Brad Gushue and his Newfoundland/Labrador champs from St. John’s can now start thinking about their weekend schedule.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 10

March 10, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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McEwen, Gushue score big wins, Jacobs clinches playoff spot

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – If there’s one thing that’s been proven over and over again this week at the Tim Hortons Brier it’s that patience is needed, and is usually rewarded. Mike McEwen of Manitoba and Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador both fell behind early but patiently waited for their opportunities. For McEwen, third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak, lead Denni Neufeld and alternate Jon Mead that didn’t come until the seventh end against Jim Cotter of B.C. (2-6; Vernon-Kelowna). “You usually don’t win too many games when you give up two in the first end,” said a tired McEwen. “They made a great ...

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Koe win puts Alberta in good position at Tim Hortons Brier

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – Former champion Kevin Koe of Alberta bounced back from a disappointing Tuesday with two wins Wednesday to put himself and his teammates in good position heading into their final day of round-robin play at the Tim Hortons Brier. But it hasn’t been as easy as their 9-4 win over Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec would suggest. “Man this is hard,” Alberta third Marc Kennedy said after they improved to 6-3. “You can’t miss much in this field. Overall we’re throwing the rock well, we all feel good, we’re confident, now we just need to make a couple of big ...

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Team Canada on the ropes after tough loss to Newfoundland-Labrador

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – Now the game plan for Team Canada is simple – win or say good-bye to repeating as Tim Hortons Brier champions.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 9

March 9, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Northern Ontario still unbeaten; Manitoba stuns Canada at Tim Hortons Brier

March 8, 2016

OTTAWA – Triples were the killer for Kevin Koe and Alberta in their 8-3 defeat Tuesday evening at the hands of Brad Jacobs and his Northern Ontario team, which is unbeaten through 10 draws at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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