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Focus returns to curling after Alberta floods

It was June 21, and to be brutally honest, the last thing on the mind of Highwood Curling Club manager John Steel was the fate of High River’s four-sheet curling facility, which was being hammered by record flooding.

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A conversation with Andy Jones, wheelchair curling coach

Andy Jones of Calgary recently coached Team Alberta to the bronze medal at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa. Jones works with both able-bodied and wheelchair curlers, and he’s a role model for coaches who might be looking to expand their repertoire of coaching experiences.

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Martin out, Stoughton, Jacobs into playoffs at Tim Hortons Brier

EDMONTON – Jeff Stoughton drew the button with his last rock to put his Manitoba team into the playoffs and silence nearly 12,000 pro-Alberta fans at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto, and kick local favourite Kevin Martin to the sidelines.

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Martin’s Alberta rink still alive in Tim Hortons Brier

EDMONTON – Kevin Martin scored two in the 10th end Friday morning to nip Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador 6-5 and keep alive Alberta’s slim hopes of making the playoffs at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Ontario clinches top spot, Alberta still hanging on at Tim Hortons Brier

EDMONTON – Glenn Howard of Ontario remained unbeaten and locked up first place Thursday while Kevin Martin of Alberta kept alive his slim playoff hopes at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Northern Ontario adds to Alberta’s troubles at Tim Hortons Brier

EDMONTON – Kevin Martin and his Alberta rink are in trouble at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Gushue on a roll, Martin hits win column at Tim Hortons Brier

EDMONTON – After another shaky start, Kevin Martin’s Alberta rink rolled to a 10-3 win over British Columbia Sunday evening for their first win at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Five-way tie for top spot after three draws of Tim Hortons Brier

EDMONTON — Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario and Quebec’s Jean-Michel Ménard scored impressive victories Sunday morning to improve to 2-0 and a share of first place after three draws in the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Marc Kennedy wins Ford Hot Shots competition

EDMONTON – Marc Kennedy had just one thought in his mind: throw it hard and straight.

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Martin hometown favourite for the Brier

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.

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Manitoba claims Canadian Junior men’s gold

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Matt Dunstone has brought the Canadian junior men’s curling championship back to Manitoba for the first time in 11 years.

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B.C. women, Alberta men off to playoffs at Canadian Juniors

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Two more teams are playoff-bound at the 2013 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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B.C. women salvage a victory at the Canadian Juniors

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — B.C. skip Corryn Brown didn’t get to the championship round of the 2013 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships without a few fortunate wins along the way.

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Quebec men still alive at the Canadian Juniors

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Félix Asselin and his Quebec champs from Montreal knew their playoff lives depended on their performance Tuesday night at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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Alberta wins the Scoffin Bowl at Canadian Juniors

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — The kid got the better of the old man on Monday night in the Scoffin Bowl at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s Curling Championships.

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