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Tag Archives: CCA

Ontario one win from Brier title

March 9, 2012

How familiar is this face in the Tim Hortons Brier final? Almost as familiar as the Tim Hortons logo in the curling arena, that’s how. The coffee and doughnut outfit became the Brier sponsor eight years ago.

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Polars control tie-breaker fate

March 8, 2012

The playoff scenario at the Saskatoon Tim Hortons Brier sorted itself out Thursday afternoon – mostly. As a result of the on-ice action, Territorial skip Jamie Koe controls his destiny and that of the field tonight when he takes on Jim Cotter (4-6) of B.C.

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Ontario breezes into round-robin finale

March 8, 2012

It’s boiling down to the last-round clash tonight at the Tim Hortons Brier involving Glenn Howard (Ontario) and Kevin Koe (Alberta), the only former champions at the Credit Union Centre.

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Manitoba makes its Brier move

March 8, 2012

Ontario’s Glenn Howard, resplendent with a night off at the Tim Hortons Brier on Wednesday, was left atop the leaderboard when Manitoba’s Rob Fowler upended Alberta’s Kevin Koe 8-5, thereby temporarily solidifying the top three placings heading into the last day of round-robin play.

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Howard rises to the top

March 7, 2012

It was a clear case of the rich getting richer at the Tim Hortons Brier on Wednesday afternoon. Ontario’s Glenn Howard went top-of-the-table with an 8-1 record, turning a close contest against P.E.I. into a runaway 10-5 win.

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Alberta’s Koe wins battle of brothers

March 7, 2012

It was brother vs. brother at the Credit Union Centre on Wednesday morning but the result didn’t live up to the hype. Alberta’s Kevin Koe survived a couple of tough opening ends against Jamie Koe’s Territories team

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Alberta, Ontario share Brier lead

March 6, 2012

The Tim Hortons Brier form chart is beginning to run true to form. The two former champions in the field — Alberta’s Kevin Koe (2010) and Ontario’s Glenn Howard (2007) — headed into their last four round-robin assignments today and Thursday with 6-and-1 records.

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Alberta continues to apply Brier pressure

March 6, 2012

Alberta’s curling champs are beginning to look as solid as rent. Kevin Koe’s Calgary Glencoe unit won its sixth straight on Tuesday morning

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Koe cruises to 4-0

March 5, 2012

An Alberta clipper continues to roll through the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon at the Tim Hortons Brier, Canadian Men’s Curling Championship. Kevin Koe not only jumped his record to 4-0 on Monday afternoon, he did it in short order, beating Mike Gaudet’s P.E.I. crew 8-2 in eight ends.

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Territories, Ontario post third Brier wins

March 5, 2012

There’s no way Yellowknife’s Jamie Koe can match his best-ever Brier start at this edition of the Tim Hortons event. When he tagged Saskatchewan’s Scott Manners with a four-ender Monday morning in the eighth end which proved the crusher in a 9-5 victory, it gave the Territories skip a 3-and-1 record which isn’t too shabby.

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Polars prove to be Ontario-killers at Brier

March 5, 2012

A pair of surprises on the Tim Hortons Brier late shift on Sunday night left only one contender — Alberta’s Kevin Koe-skipped aggregation — undefeated heading into the next four days of round-robin skirmishes.

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On the rocks at 0-3

March 4, 2012

It’s definitely not the start Brad Gushue was looking for. The Newfoundlanders are staring at a 0-3 record after letting one get away to the still-perfect Ontario crew of Glenn Howard.

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Nova Scotians win third straight at Brier

March 4, 2012

The wins continued to pile up for unsung Nova Scotia at the Tim Hortons Brier on Sunday morning. Jamie Murphy and his rookie team from the CFB Halifax vaulted into a 5-2 lead at the half

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Bluenosers escape Brier gate with two wins

March 3, 2012

They may not sustain it for the week — not with co-favourites Kevin Koe and Glenn Howard breathing down their necks — but the rookie Nova Scotians skipped by Jamie Murphy experienced a first Tim Hortons Brier day to remember on Saturday at the Credit Union Centre.

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Ontario, rookie skips post opening wins

March 3, 2012

Glenn Howard of Ontario, who has been around for years, had an open hit to win his first game of the 87th Brier on Saturday afternoon at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.

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