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Canada, Japan advance to semifinals of Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship

April 6, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Playing one of their best overall games of the event, Kevin Koe and Team Canada beat Bruce Mouat of Scotland 6-5 in Saturday morning’s playoff qualification game to move on to tonight’s semifinal of the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing.

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Round robin wrapped up at 2019 Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships

April 6, 2019

SHERWOOD PARK, ALTA. — The round robin at the 2019 Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships are complete, with eight teams advancing to the championship round in both the boy’s and girl’s divisions.

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Canada finishes third, will face Scotland in Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship playoff

April 6, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta – Kevin Koe and Team Canada finished third in the round-robin portion of Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing and will face Scotland in one of Saturday morning’s qualification playoff games.

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Surging Scots keep playoff hopes alive at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 5, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – It was a struggle after their sluggish start, but Bruce Mouat and his youthful Scotland lads have climbed back into playoff contention at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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Canada pulls into second-place tie at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship

April 5, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Kevin Koe of Canada (8-3) leaped into a 7-0 lead after two ends and went on to a 10-3 win over Peter de Cruz of Switzerland (8-3) to climb into a tie for second place at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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Wytrychowski fitting in nicely at 2019 Canadian U-18 championships

April 5, 2019

SHERWOOD PARK — Jessica Wytrychowski knew curling would be her purpose early in life. She’s representing Alberta for the first time at the 2019 Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships and knows she’s right where she belongs.

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Scotland beats Canada to keep playoff hopes alive at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 5, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Bruce Mouat of Scotland came into the world men’s curling championship as one of the pre-event favourites, but it wasn’t until Thursday that they showed why his team was so highly rated.

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Extra-end win keeps Switzerland chasing top spot at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 4, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Peter de Cruz of Switzerland (8-2) scored a single in an extra end Thursday to beat Yuta Matsumura of Japan (8-2) 6-5 and leave defending champion Niklas Edin of Sweden (9-1) alone atop the standings at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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‘Koe Special’ gives Canada key win at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 4, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Kevin Koe brought the fans to their feet and Team United States to its knees Thursday morning with one of his patented, spectacular in-offs to secure Canada’s 6-3 win over John Shuster of the U.S. at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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From Little Rocks to national championships: Team Young’s path to success

April 4, 2019

SHERWOOD PARK, ALTA. — In a sport that emphasizes quadrennial cycles, it’s becoming less frequent to see a team’s full roster remain untouched for more than four years. But Ethan Young’s team from Nova Scotia has exceeded those expectations, completing eight full seasons and counting.

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Sweden hands Canada second loss at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 4, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Hump day was a bad day for Kevin Koe and Team Canada as they lost both their games at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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Record-tying end gives Switzerland share of top spot at Pioneer HI-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 3, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Peter de Cruz and Team Switzerland cracked a record-tying six-ender on their way to an 11-2 win over SooHyuk Kim of South Korea (0-8) to earn a share of top spot Wednesday at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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Japan knocks off Canada at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 3, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – There are no longer any unbeaten teams at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing, and Canada has been replaced atop the standings by Japan.

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Sweden scores big win at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 3, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Niklas Edin and Team Sweden (6-1) cracked a pair of three-enders Tuesday evening to beat Peter de Cruz of Switzerland (6-1) 9-4 and reduce the ranks of unbeaten teams at the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing to one – Kevin Koe of Canada (6-0), who had the night off.

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Newfoundland & Labrador rely on power of social media and kindness to arrive at 2019 Under-18 Canadian Championships

April 2, 2019

SHERWOOD PARK, ALTA. — Katie Follett’s Newfoundland & Labrador team might have lost its first two games of the Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships on opening-day Tuesday, but it was at least on their own terms. If it wasn’t for the power of social media, the kindness of a Good Samaritan and a little luck, the team wouldn’t have made it to Sherwood Park, Alta., for the first day of competition.

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