Tag Archives: Northern Ontario (page 2)

Tag Archives: Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario’s Jacobs wins Tim Hortons Brier

March 11, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Jacobs’ dream came true Sunday when he and his Sault Ste. Marie team beat three-time champion Jeff Stoughton of Manitoba to win the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Jacobs wins Tim Hortons Brier for Northern Ontario

March 10, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie team defeated Jeff Stoughton of Manitoba 11-4 Sunday to win the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Jacobs upsets Howard to get berth in tonight’s final in Tim Hortons Brier

March 10, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario stole two in the fifth and a single in the eighth to beat defending champion Glenn Howard of Ontario 9-7 and advance to tonight’s final of the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Extra-end win sends Jacobs into Tim Hortons Brier semifinal

March 10, 2013

EDMONTON – Northern Ontario scored deuces in the third and fifth ends but needed a single in the 11th for a 6-5 win over Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador that propelled the Brad Jacobs team into today’s semifinal at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Saskatchewan stays alive at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Jacobs’ last-rock draw attempt slid wide and long allowing Saskatchewan to steal a point in the extra end for a critical 7-6 win that kept alive Brock Virtue’s hopes of making the playoffs at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Gushue alone atop Tim Hortons Brier

March 5, 2013

EDMONTON – Brad Gushue survived a 10th-end scare and then made his last-rock takeout in an extra end to edge Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario 9-8 and give Newfoundland-Labrador sole possession of first place after seven draws of the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Northern Ontario adds to Alberta’s troubles at Tim Hortons Brier

March 4, 2013

EDMONTON – Kevin Martin and his Alberta rink are in trouble at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Three-way logjam at top of Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2013

EDMONTON – Quebec, Northern Ontario and Newfoundland-Labrador all scored impressive victories Saturday afternoon to improve their won-loss records to 3-0 at the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Five-way tie for top spot after three draws of Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2013

EDMONTON — Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario and Quebec’s Jean-Michel Ménard scored impressive victories Sunday morning to improve to 2-0 and a share of first place after three draws in the Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Scott Seabrook

February 20, 2012

Scott Seabrook clinched his third trip to the Tim Hortons Brier in grand style on February 11 in his home town of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Brad Jacobs

October 17, 2011

Sault Ste. Marie’s Brad Jacobs has already managed to put together a solid curling resume as a skip at the relatively tender age of 26.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Wayne Ficek

October 14, 2011

Wayne Ficek has captured four Northern Ontario Provincial Wheelchair Curling Championships, including a fourth-place finish at the national championship in 2009, but the new season holds a special appeal that has nothing to do with his own curling goals.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Ashley Miharija

February 7, 2011

This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Ashley Miharija of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Brier Bound: The Road to the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier in London – Central Region

January 10, 2011

Ontario, Northern Ontario, Quebec, and Manitoba have all had their share of Brier success stories over the years, and curling fans from central Canada are hoping that another championship chapter may be written at the conclusion of the 2011 shootout.

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Male Athlete of the Week: E.J. Harnden

November 25, 2010

This week’s Male Athlete of the Week is E.J. Harnden of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

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