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Tag Archives: Brent Laing

Koe win puts Alberta in good position at Tim Hortons Brier

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – Former champion Kevin Koe of Alberta bounced back from a disappointing Tuesday with two wins Wednesday to put himself and his teammates in good position heading into their final day of round-robin play at the Tim Hortons Brier. But it hasn’t been as easy as their 9-4 win over Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec would suggest. “Man this is hard,” Alberta third Marc Kennedy said after they improved to 6-3. “You can’t miss much in this field. Overall we’re throwing the rock well, we all feel good, we’re confident, now we just need to make a couple of big ...

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Curling world rallies around Savill

December 8, 2015

With the completion of the Home Hardware Canada Cup, two berths to the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings awarded, a Grand Slam event starting today, and provincial playdowns on the horizon, there is no shortage of headlines flying around the curling community. But as Canada’s elite players left the Home Hardware Canada Cup in Grand Prairie, Alta., on the way to the Pinty’s Grand Slam event in Yorkton, Sask., one story grabbed all their attention… and it had nothing to do with points, playdowns, or national rankings.

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Mixed doubles event tests top players

October 22, 2015

Winnipeg skip Reid Carruthers is used to facing the top men’s teams in the world. This weekend at the Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Classic in Portage la Prairie, Man., however, he discovered that the women can be just as tough.

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Valentine’s Day in Sochi for Canada’s curling couples?

November 30, 2013

While the national Olympic team traditionally comes together as a family in the quest to reach the medal podium on the biggest stage in the sporting world, Canada’s men’s and women’s curling representatives could bring new meaning to the term ‘family ties’ this time around.

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Team Howard Fantasy Curling Camp: Working hard at having fun

October 11, 2013

It should be simple, right? Foot in hack, rock in hand, eye on broom and away you go, sliding down the ice like Glenn Howard.

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Howard hopes for just “one more win”

September 25, 2013

Regardless of the outcome this December in Winnipeg, it won’t be the defining moment of what is unquestionably one of the most successful records in curling history.

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Defending champs are back at the Brier

February 14, 2013

Provincial play in Ontario, on the road to the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier, finished up Feb. 10 and the results were as most expected, with a pair of veteran teams returning to the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship.

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Clean sweep for Team North America in mixed doubles

January 12, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America continues to build momentum at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Veteran Howard Suits Up for the North American Side

November 22, 2012

When Team North America takes on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling January 10-13 in Penticton, Glenn Howard will be looking to keep alive his team’s championship streak from last season.

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Team Howard Good as Gold in 2012

November 22, 2012

Glenn Howard’s Ontario sharpshooters are coming to the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling – November 28-December 2 in Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place – with golden memories of the past Season of Champions.

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Howard Wins his Fourth World Title: “It feels sweet!”

April 8, 2012

Canada’s Glenn Howard drew for one point in a tense extra end to capture the Men’s World Curling Championship final in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday.

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Canada into the Final with an Extra-End Win over Scotland

April 7, 2012

After a pick ruined a potentially winning draw in the tenth end, Glenn Howard drew the four foot in the eleventh to secure a 7-6 victory over Scotland in the Page 1-2 game and a ticket to the final of the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship on Sunday.

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Next Stop for Team Canada: Page 1-2 Game

April 5, 2012

After an extra-end loss – their first – to New Zealand on Thursday afternoon, Team Canada charged back against China with a strong 8-7 victory in the final game of round robin play at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Win Number Eight for Howard – and Still Undefeated

April 4, 2012

“Wow, there were a million rocks in play!” said Team Canada fifth player Scott Howard after a 10-6 win over Sweden for Team Canada at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday afternoon.

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Seven Straight Wins for Team Canada

April 3, 2012

Glenn Howard faced another hot young skip and had to come up with some great shots to win Canada’s seventh straight at the Men’s World Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland, on Tuesday evening.

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