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Team Carruthers Stayin’ Alive for Roar playoff spot

December 7, 2017

OTTAWA – Reid Carruthers and his Winnipeg team had the ’70s Bee Gees disco hit Stayin’ Alive playing in their heads following their big win over 2014 Olympic men’s curling gold-medallist Brad Jacobs Thursday morning.

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Team Gushue rolls to second-place tie with Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings win

December 6, 2017

OTTAWA — Brad Gushue of St. John’s moved into a tie for second with Mike McEwen by jumping on two costly misses by the Winnipeg team to score three in the second end and go on to an 8-3 win Wednesday evening at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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Team Carey continues roll, Team Koe clinches playoffs at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 6, 2017

OTTAWA – Chelsea Carey’s team from Calgary jolted the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings by knocking off the 2014 Olympic women’s curling gold-medallist Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg 7-5 in a battle of the undefeated.

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McEwen, Sweeting teams score key victories at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 6, 2017

Mike McEwen of Winnipeg cracked open a tight game with four points in the sixth end and went on to 10-4, eight-end win over Steve Laycock of Saskatoon, improving his team’s record to 4-1 Wednesday morning at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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Team Homan keeps Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings front-runners in sight

December 5, 2017

OTTAWA – The cream of Canadian women’s curling is rising to the top at the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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Teams Koe, Jones remain unbeaten at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 5, 2017

Kevin Koe did what he does best once again Tuesday, making his final stone the winning point; this time a fairly routine hit-and-stick for one and a difficult 6-5 win over Mike McEwen in a battle of the unbeaten men at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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Team Carruthers fights way into the hunt at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 5, 2017

OTTAWA – Reid Carruthers has been fighting a cold but he showed he’s in fighting form in his drive to make the playoffs at the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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Team Jacobs bounces back with crucial win at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 4, 2017

OTTAWA — Brad Jacobs stole three in the third end – thanks largely to Brad Gushue’s final stone catching on some debris – and rode that lead to a 7-4 victory at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Monday evening, erasing most of the bad memories of a last-rock loss a day earlier.

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Carey’s Calgary crew off to strong start at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 4, 2017

OTTAWA – Going into every game the goal is to win, but the key at an event like the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, according to Chelsea Carey, is not to lose two in a row.

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Gushue, Homan teams get crucial wins at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 4, 2017

OTTAWA — Brad Gushue’s eighth-end tapback for four propelled his St. John’s foursome to a crucial 8-6 win Monday morning over John Morris of Vernon, B.C., that kept Gushue in the thick of the fight at the Tim Hortons Roar of Rings and put Morris’s hopes in jeopardy.

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Team Jones golden so far at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 3, 2017

OTTAWA – Jennifer Jones currently owns the gold and she seems determined not to let any other team deter her from acquiring more of the precious metal.

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Scheidegger ties Jones for top spot at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 3, 2017

OTTAWA — Casey Scheidegger of Lethbridge, Alta., scored two in the 10th end to beat Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay, Ont., 7-5 and improve to 2-0 Sunday at the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Curling Trials at the Canadian Tire Centre.

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Koe crew atop Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings standings

December 3, 2017

OTTAWA – Kevin Koe walked away from his final shot in the extra end fully expecting his opponent, 2014 Olympic gold medallist Brad Jacobs, to make his final shot, an open draw to the eight-foot.

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Epping emerges from Trials roller-coaster ride a winner

December 2, 2017

OTTAWA – John Epping rode the roller coaster and survived a winner.

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No home-sweet-home for Team Homan at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 2, 2017

OTTAWA — It was not a warm welcome home for Rachel Homan and her Ottawa-based team in the opening draw of the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Saturday. The 2017 world champion and the hometown favourite gave up three deuces and a pivotal ninth-end steal to Chelsea Carey of Calgary to fall 8-4.

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