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Bernard clinches first, Kleibrink second at Trials

December 9, 2009

Cheryl Bernard and her Calgary team are within one victory of representing Canada at the Vancouver Olympic Games.

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Howard, Martin, appear headed towards another showdown at Trials

December 9, 2009

More and more, the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials – men’s division – at Rexall Place is assuming a familiar appearance.

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Bernard still undefeated, Scott out at Trials

December 9, 2009

Cheryl Bernard is still unbeaten, Jennifer Jones is hanging on by her fingernails and Kelly Scott’s Olympic dream has been dashed following Wednesday morning’s action at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, presented by Monsanto.

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‘Heavyweight’ battles looming

December 8, 2009

All the chatter on Tuesday night at the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials centred around “the heavyweights”.

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Bernard Express continues to roll

December 8, 2009

What’s that old cliché? You’ve got to be good to be lucky, and vice-versa?

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Howard only unbeaten men’s team at Trials

December 8, 2009

Wayne Middaugh is on the rocks here at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, and he’s pointing a finger at . . . the rocks.

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Bernard rolls to third straight win

December 7, 2009

Cheryl Bernard’s black-clad express train is picking up a head of steam. And it’s closing in on the halfway mark en route to playoff contention in the women’s division of the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials, presented by Monsanto.

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Howard, Koe unbeaten at men’s Trials

December 7, 2009

The mark of a curling champ often turns out to be the guy who best emulates Erich Weiss.

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Favoured Jones on the ropes; Bernard unbeaten at Trials

December 7, 2009

Jennifer Jones has no margin for error now. The dominant name in Canadian women’s curling for the past two years, Jones is now skipping the only women’s winless entry at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, presented by Monsanto.

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The Old Bear KO’s The Kid in men’s Trials opener

December 6, 2009

It was the brash kid in the ring with the cagey old champ.

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Upsets galore in women’s opening draw at Trials

December 6, 2009

If you were looking for teams wearing targets on their backs during the opening round of the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials, women’s division, they weren’t hard to find.

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‘Million Dollar Trials’ set to go

December 5, 2009

It’s been a long time coming, for organizers as well as curlers, but the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Olympic trials hits the Rexall Place ice lanes Sunday.

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Women’s teams relaxed on eve of Trials

December 5, 2009

The Tim Hortons Roar Of The Rings has been billed the biggest, the best, the most pressure-dripping curling show in at least four years.

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Hey Coach: CurlBook – Your One Handed Curling Stats Application!

December 5, 2009

I mentioned in the previous blog I would do a more indepth review of CurlBook – a new curling statistics program built for the Apple iPhone and iPod.   I have to admit I am extremely impressed with the job Andrew Flemming has done.  

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Tim Horton’s Roar of the Rings – Trials – Practice Day!

December 5, 2009

Although no fans will be filing through the doors here at Rexall Place today the coaches and athletes will be paying close attention to the rocks and ice.  At every big event the CCA hosts there is opportunity for the teams to practice on the ice prior to the event.   Today there are four separate times to accommodate the sixteen teams and ironically they get 16 minutes per sheet during their allotted practice time.

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