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Alberta, Ontario share Brier lead

The Tim Hortons Brier form chart is beginning to run true to form. The two former champions in the field — Alberta’s Kevin Koe (2010) and Ontario’s Glenn Howard (2007) — headed into their last four round-robin assignments today and Thursday with 6-and-1 records.

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Alberta continues to apply Brier pressure

Alberta’s curling champs are beginning to look as solid as rent. Kevin Koe’s Calgary Glencoe unit won its sixth straight on Tuesday morning

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Brothers Koe upstage Howard’s record-tying effort

The Koe brothers gave it their best shot to upstage Glenn Howard’s record-tying Brier appearance at the Credit Union Centre on Monday night. Alberta’s Kevin Koe directed his fifth straight victory without a defeat

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Koe cruises to 4-0

An Alberta clipper continues to roll through the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon at the Tim Hortons Brier, Canadian Men’s Curling Championship. Kevin Koe not only jumped his record to 4-0 on Monday afternoon, he did it in short order, beating Mike Gaudet’s P.E.I. crew 8-2 in eight ends.

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Territories, Ontario post third Brier wins

There’s no way Yellowknife’s Jamie Koe can match his best-ever Brier start at this edition of the Tim Hortons event. When he tagged Saskatchewan’s Scott Manners with a four-ender Monday morning in the eighth end which proved the crusher in a 9-5 victory, it gave the Territories skip a 3-and-1 record which isn’t too shabby.

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Polars prove to be Ontario-killers at Brier

A pair of surprises on the Tim Hortons Brier late shift on Sunday night left only one contender — Alberta’s Kevin Koe-skipped aggregation — undefeated heading into the next four days of round-robin skirmishes.

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On the rocks at 0-3

It’s definitely not the start Brad Gushue was looking for. The Newfoundlanders are staring at a 0-3 record after letting one get away to the still-perfect Ontario crew of Glenn Howard.

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Nova Scotians win third straight at Brier

The wins continued to pile up for unsung Nova Scotia at the Tim Hortons Brier on Sunday morning. Jamie Murphy and his rookie team from the CFB Halifax vaulted into a 5-2 lead at the half

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Bluenosers escape Brier gate with two wins

They may not sustain it for the week — not with co-favourites Kevin Koe and Glenn Howard breathing down their necks — but the rookie Nova Scotians skipped by Jamie Murphy experienced a first Tim Hortons Brier day to remember on Saturday at the Credit Union Centre.

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Ontario, rookie skips post opening wins

Glenn Howard of Ontario, who has been around for years, had an open hit to win his first game of the 87th Brier on Saturday afternoon at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.

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The Best in the World Will be Back in the Okanagan

The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13, has announced the sale of Full Event ticket packages starting March 1st.

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A Special Night for Fans at the Tim Hortons Brier

The countdown is on for the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier with the opening draw scheduled for Saturday, March 3rd at 1:30 pm.  But for many of the fans the excitement begins before competition gets underway for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship.

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Take a Free Shot at the Tim Hortons Brier

The 2012 Tim Hortons Brier will be on the ice this weekend at Saskatoon’s Credit Union Centre… but the first chance for fans to see the best curlers in the country comes Friday at the preliminary round of the 18th edition of Ford Hot Shots.

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Brier Bound: Territories Update

The top four men’s teams from Canada’s North gathered at the Whitehorse Curling Club over the extended weekend of February 9 – 12 to determine who would earn the right to wear Territorial colours at the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier.

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Brier Bound: Alberta

Kevin Koe and his Glencoe Curling Club team of Pat Simmons, Carter Rycroft and Nolan Thiessen are Brier bound after winning the 2012 Boston Pizza Cup, which is emblematic of Alberta men’s curling supremacy.

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