Tag Archives: Glenn Howard

Tag Archives: Glenn Howard

Team Canada closes in on Tim Hortons Brier playoff berth

March 8, 2017

ST. JOHN’S — The champs are in familiar territory at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier. Kevin Koe’s Team Canada rink from Calgary ran its record to 6-2 and put itself in a solid position for a playoff berth with an 8-6 win over the Northwest Territories on Wednesday night at Mile One Centre in the always interesting Battle of the Koe Brothers.

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Manitoba rallies for win at Tim Hortons Brier

March 8, 2017

ST. JOHN’S – Manitoba flirted with disaster for a third straight game and needed two key shots by skip Mike McEwen to pull out a win and remain alone atop the standings at the Tim Hortons Brier Wednesday.

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Manitoba quiets St. John’s crowd with victory

March 5, 2017

ST. JOHN’S — Mike McEwen left the ice early Sunday afternoon at Mile One Centre, fairly certain he was not exactly the most popular man in St. John’s.

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Two more qualifiers set for 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

February 5, 2017

Adam Casey joined an elite club on Sunday by winning his first Saskatchewan men’s curling championship, while a familiar face remained in his own elite club by winning the Ontario men’s title.

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Howard working his way back to the top

November 3, 2016

Not too long ago, Glenn Howard was a favourite in any event his foursome entered. The four-time World Champion has won nearly everything there is to win, but this season finds the Midland, Ont., native with a new lineup, and success hasn’t been easy to come by.

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Hot-shooting Koe leads Alberta to Tim Hortons Brier championship

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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N. Ontario, Newfoundland/Labrador headed for first-place showdown

March 10, 2016

OTTAWA – Front-runners Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario and Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador will tangle Friday morning for first place in theTim Hortons Brier.

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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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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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