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MacDonald successfully defends PEI Labatt Tankard

February 7, 2010

Rod MacDonald and his Charlottetown Curling Club team of third Kevin Champion, second Mark O’Rourke and lead Andrew Robinson successfully defended their Labatt Tankard Sunday in Alberton, defeating Robert Campbell, 5-4 in the final.

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Kevin Koe captures Alberta

February 7, 2010

The last time a skip not named Martin or Ferbey led Alberta at the Brier was in 1999, when Edmonton’s Ken Hunka directed his provincial hopes in front of a hometown crowd.

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Gushue makes seventh trip to Brier

February 7, 2010

Olympic gold medallist Brad Gushue will make his seventh appearance at the Canadian men’s curling championship when the Tim Hortons Brier gets underway, March 6 at the Metro Centre in Halifax.

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Fitzner-LeBlanc a new Brier face for Nova Scotia

February 7, 2010

Ian Fitzner-LeBlanc and his Mayflower Curling Club team of third Stuart MacLean, second Kent Smith and lead Philip Crowell won the Nova Scotia Molson Men’s Tankard by defeating clubmate Doug MacKenzie, 6-3 in the Sunday final at his home club.

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Howard wins record fifth straight Ontario final

February 7, 2010

Coldwater’s Glenn Howard won a record fifth straight Ontario title, defeating Ottawa’s Bryan Cochrane 5-3 Sunday in the Tankard final at the Strathcona Paper Centre.

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Richard takes British Columbia

February 7, 2010

Skip Jeff Richard and his Kelowna Curling Club team of third Tom Shypitka, second Tyler Orme and lead Chris Anderson defeated defending champion Sean Geall of New Westminster, 9-8 in an extra end on Sunday to win the final of the Canadian Direct Insurance British Columbia men’s championship.

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P.E.I advances to the final

February 6, 2010

It’s the kind of championship matchup no one could have predicted. The defending champion versus a team featuring a 21-year-old last-rock thrower representing a province that not only never before has won the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts but never before has placed a team in the final.

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Team Ontario to face off against P.E.I.

February 6, 2010

Ontario champion Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay succeeded in winning the battle of rock placement at the Essar Centre on Saturday afternoon and advanced to tonight’s Scotties Tournament Of Hearts semi-final with a 6-4 victory over two-time champion Kelly Scott of Kelowna.

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Team Canada, Anything but idle

February 6, 2010

Among the visitors this past week at the Essar Centre was Rex Goudie of Canadian Idol. As for Jennifer Jones’ two-time defending Scotties champs? They were determined on Saturday not to be Canadian idle.

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Kelly Scott repeats as Marj Mitchell Award winner

February 6, 2010

Since she last hoisted the Marj Mitchell Award, Kelly Scott has won two national championships and one world women’s curling title.

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Ontario advances to Scotties playoff round

February 5, 2010

Ontario champion Krista McCarville skipped her Thunder Bay team to a 10-3 tiebreaker thrashing of Manitoba’s Jill Thurston on Friday afternoon, reducing the field in the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts championship chase to four teams.

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Team Bernard pays The Soo a Visit

February 5, 2010

They’ll be sliding out of the hack on home soil, less than 700 kilometers from their Calgary headquarters.

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One-Two playoff

February 4, 2010

It was the Champ and The Kid on Friday night at the Essar Centre and the champ prevailed.

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Islanders are in prime position to win

February 4, 2010

Kathy O’Rourke and her Prince Edward Islanders are in a prime position to win their province’s first-ever Canadian women’s curling championship.

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Seven teams remain in the playoff hunt

February 4, 2010

Seven teams remain in the playoff hunt after Thursday afternoon’s penultimate round-robin draw at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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