Tag Archives: Brendan Bottcher

Tag Archives: Brendan Bottcher

Home team scores big win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2017

ST. JOHN’S – Hometown hero Brad Gushue jumped on a golden opportunity in the fifth end and then made the crucial shots in the final few ends to beat Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 7-5 Tuesday to keep alive his playoff hopes at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Alberta continues to improve at Tim Horton Brier

March 7, 2017

Brendan Bottcher and his rookie Alberta team continued to shake off the horrors of an 0-3 start to the Tim Hortons Brier Tuesday.

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Huge break gives Jacobs win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 6, 2017

Curling is a game of breaks and inches and Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario needed both to go his way Monday to sneak out a difficult 9-5 win over Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories.

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Final five qualifiers determined for 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

February 12, 2017

A rematch of the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings men’s gold-medal game will be part of a dandy opening draw at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier on March 4 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s.

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Revised ranking system a collaborative effort

September 10, 2015

Brendan Bottcher has always loved a challenge — be it in school, in his career or on a sheet of curling ice. So, when the 24-year-old former world junior men’s curling champ was discussing some of the pros and cons of the Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS), and the Order of Merit — both crucial measuring sticks for high-performance curling teams in Canada — with his coach Rob Krepps, Bottcher realized rather quickly that instead of simply talking about the problem, he should play a role in contributing some potential solutions.

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Carey triumphant in Alberta bonspiel debut

September 15, 2014

Chelsea Carey made the most of her Alberta debut, capturing the title at the HDF Insurance Shootout at the Saville Centre in Edmonton in World Curling Tour action on the weekend.

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CIS-CCA University Curling Championships start Wednesday in Regina

March 18, 2014

The CIS-CCA Canadian University Curling Championships, presented by Travelers, get underway Wednesday at the Callie Curling Club in Regina.

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Bottcher brings home the bronze medal from Italy

December 19, 2013

It took an extra end, but Team Canada men battled their way to a 2013 Winter Universiade bronze medal after defeating Norway’s Markus Hoeiberg 6-5 at the Baselga di Pine Ice Stadium in Trentino, Italy.

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Bottcher is playoff bound at 2013 Winter Universiade

December 17, 2013

Brendan Bottcher and his team from the University of Alberta finished off the round robin in winning form and are headed for the semifinals at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy.

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Crocker and Team Canada keeping playoffs in sight at 2013 Winter Universiade

December 16, 2013

With two wins on Monday, Canada’s Laura Crocker is getting closer to notching a spot in the tie-breakers at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy.

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A winning day for Team Canada in Italy

December 15, 2013

Team Canada men and women had a perfect day at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy, as the University of Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Laura Crocker cruised to victory in Day 4 round robin play.

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Canadian women still looking for another win in Trentino

December 14, 2013

Laura Crocker and her Wilfrid Laurier University team continue in the hunt for a second win after losing to Great Britain’s Hannah Fleming 7-5 in morning action, then dropping an 8-5 decision to Anna Sidorova of Russia in the evening draw.

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Two big wins for Bottcher on Day 2 of Universiade

December 13, 2013

Brendan Bottcher of the University of Alberta earned two lopsided wins to remain undefeated after three round robin draws at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy.

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Curling action underway at the 2013 Winter Universiade

December 12, 2013

In the first day of action at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy, Team Canada men’s and women’s curling teams faced off against some tough opponents.

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Former world champion Bottcher to carry Canadian flag at Universiade opening ceremony

December 9, 2013

Brendan Bottcher, a curling standout from the University of Alberta, was announced Monday afternoon as Canada’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2013 Winter Universiade, which gets under way later this week in the alpine region of Trentino, Italy.

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