Tag Archives: Alberta (page 2)

Tag Archives: Alberta

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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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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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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Canada, Territories score impressive victories Tuesday

March 8, 2016

OTTAWA – Pat Simmons and Team Canada scored an impressive bounce-back victory while Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories got his first win at the Tim Hortons Brier Tuesday.

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Newfoundland/Labrador sailing along at Tim Hortons Brier

March 8, 2016

If you were looking for a sign of where Brad Gushue’s Newfoundland/Labrador team is at in terms of dealing with stress at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier, it could be found on Monday afternoon at TD Place.

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Northern Ontario beats Team Canada to remain a perfect 4-0 at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2016

OTTAWA – There are turning points in games – both on the scoreboard and in the minds of players – and for Brad Jacobs and his still unbeaten Northern Ontario teammates, that came early Monday evening against Pat Simmons and Team Canada.

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P.E.I. knocks Team Canada from unbeaten ranks at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2016

OTTAWA – Adam Casey of P.E.I. tapped back a Team Canada counter with his final stone to score two in the 10th end and upset unbeaten Pat Simmons of Calgary 6-4 Monday at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Ménard gets first Tim Hortons Brier win in front of friendly fans

March 6, 2016

OTTAWA — Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec cracked open a tight game with three in the ninth end Sunday to get past Adam Casey of Prince Edward Island for his first win at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Saskatchewan, Alberta get vital wins at Tim Hortons Brier

March 6, 2016

OTTAWA – Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan kept himself in the thick of the chase Sunday afternoon with a vital 8-4 win over Jim Cotter of B.C. at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Team Canada improves to 2-0 at Tim Hortons Brier

March 6, 2016

It’s hardly breaking news that the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier features the most talented array of teams in the rich history of the Canadian men’s curling championship.

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Northern Ontario gets extra-end win over Saskatchewan

March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan came up short with his last-rock draw in the 11th end Saturday, allowing Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario to take a 6-5 win without having to throw his final stone.

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Veteran Gushue spoils McEwen’s debut at Tim Hortons Brier

March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Veteran Brad Gushue spoiled Mike McEwen’s debut in the Tim Hortons Brier Saturday, making a last-rock hit-and-stick in the 11th end for a 5-4 victory in the event’s opening draw.

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Alberta wins 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 29, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Chelsea Carey took a deep breath in the hack and then delivered a last-rock draw for a single point that earned her Alberta team the Scotties Tournament of Heart championship Sunday evening.

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Alberta takes a step closer to Scotties gold

February 27, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – A smokin’ hot Chelsea Carey and her Alberta teammates rolled past Jennifer Jones and Team Canada 7-5 in the Page 1-2 playoff game Friday evening to earn a spot in Sunday’s gold-medal final of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Canada will play in Saturday’s semifinal against the winner of the Page 3-4 game Saturday afternoon between Krista McCarville of Northern Ontario (Thunder Bay) and Kerri Einarson of Manitoba (East St. Paul). “That may be the most fun I’ve ever had curling,” said Carey. “I felt really calm (before the game), which is always the part that’s ...

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Playoff pairings set at 2016 Scotties

February 26, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — And then there four. A last-minute comeback from Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson, combined with an emphatic win by defending champ Jennifer Jones and Team Canada, on Friday morning at Revolution Place ensured that there would be no tiebreakers at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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