Tag Archives: Brad Jacobs

Tag Archives: Brad Jacobs

Laycock a step closer to playoffs at 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,December 3, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Laycock, skip Steve Laycock.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 3, 2016

BRANDON, Man. — Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock hasn’t had a ton of success at the Home Hardware Canada Cup over the years, but the 34-year-old skip is taking steps to change that in 2016.

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Three-way tie for first at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,December 1, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Carruthers, skip Reid Carruthers.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 1, 2016

BRANDON – It’s getting a little crowded at the top, except maybe underneath Reid Carruthers’ cap, where the occupants are shedding.

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Team McEwen earns key victory at 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,December 1, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team McEwen.skip Mike McEwen.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
December 1, 2016

BRANDON, Man. — A winless opening day at the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, in the city in which he was born could have put Mike McEwen and his team into a tailspin.

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Last-shot stunner lifts Team Jacobs to Draw 1 victory at Home Hardware Canada Cup

Brandon MB,November 30, 2016.Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling.Team Jacobs, skip Brad Jacobs.Curling Canada/michael burns photo
November 30, 2016

BRANDON, Man. — Brad Jacobs and his team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., have won the Tim Hortons Brier and they’ve won an Olympic gold medal.

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First Grand Slam titles for Flaxey and Edin

Team Ontario skip Allison Flaxey releases her rock during draw three action at the 2013 Scotties tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curong Championships, Montreal Quebec
November 1, 2016

When Allison Flaxey found herself at the top of the Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard, most people dismissed it as an early-season anomaly. But following this weekend’s Grand Slam final in Okotoks, Alta., it’s clear the Caledon, Ont., foursome is intent on staying near the top.

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Tour action from East to West this Thanksgiving weekend

John Epping delivers his stone at the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grande Prairie, Alta. (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
October 7, 2016

It’s not often that the curling’s top teams have to choose between two premier World Curling Tour events on the same weekend. Usually one offers a stronger field, or the opportunity for more money, or points. Such is not the case this Thanksgiving weekend as the competitive curling world is essentially split between east and west. In the east, Toronto’s Stu Sells Tankard is taking place at the High Park Curling Club in Toronto. In the west, the Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic is underway in Edmonton. In each case, 24 teams are battling for a purse of $50,000, and ...

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A winning weekend for Brad Jacobs in World Curling Tour action

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Brad Jacobs.CCA/michael burns photo
September 27, 2016

Winnipeg’s Jason Gunnlaugson entered the weekend in first place on this season’s Canadian Team Ranking System leaderboard. When all the bonspiels across the country finally wrapped up on Monday night, he was still leading… but just barely. Brad Jacobs (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.) was the real winner on the weekend, taking home the top prize at the College Clean Restoration Curling Classic in Saskatoon. The victory earned him $12,000 and 65.692 CTRS (and World Curling Tour Order of Merit) points, which now puts him only a few back from Gunnlaugson on this season’s, year-to-date tally. Gunnlaugson, on the other hand, ...

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Field set for 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Brandon

Ottawa Ont.Mar 13, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Alberta skip Kevin Koe, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
June 6, 2016

World and Canadian champions, along with Olympic gold-medallists, will be heading to Brandon, Man., next December for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Hot-shooting Koe leads Alberta to Tim Hortons Brier championship

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March 13, 2016

OTTAWA – Kevin Koe’s razor-thin pick of a Brad Gushue counter in the seventh end was the pivotal shot that led to Alberta’s 9-5 win over Newfoundland-Labrador in the championship game of the Tim Hortons Brier Sunday evening.

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Eleventh end single gives Northern Ontario Tim Hortons Brier bronze medal

Ottawa Ont.Mar 13, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.N.Ontario skip Brad Jacobs, (L), third Ryan Fry, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 13, 2016

OTTAWA — Brad Jacobs had a tough time getting up for the Tim Hortons Brier bronze-medal game Sunday and he was short on the house on his first draw, but he and his Northern Ontario teammates got it together in time to get past Mike McEwen of Manitoba 7-6 in 11 ends.

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Measurement gives Alberta semifinal win over Northern Ontario

Ottawa Ont.Mar 12, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Semi-Final,Alberta, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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

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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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Newfoundland-Labrador advances to final of Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 11, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.N.L.fans, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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

Ottawa Ont.Mar 10, 2016.Tim Hortons.Manitoba skip Mike McEwen, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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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Craig Savill’s return to the ice highlights night at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 10, 2016.Tim Hortons. Craig Savill, Ontario skip Glenn Howard.Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
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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