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Canada takes silver, Edin wins record-tying fourth Pioneer Hi-Bred world curling crown

April 7, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada’s Kevin Koe, who had produced magic all weekend long, couldn’t conjure up one last “Koedini” to prevent Sweden’s Niklas Edin from tying a record with his fourth world title at the 2019 Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Service Experts, Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

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Northern Ontario girls, Ontario boys win 2019 Canadian Under-18 Championships

April 7, 2019

SHERWOOD PARK, ALTA. — Northern Ontario’s Bella Croisier and her team became the first to win gold at both the Canada Winter Games and Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships in the same season.

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Swiss capture Pioneer Hi-Bred world championship bronze medal

April 7, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Peter de Cruz has become a collector of a precious metal he’s happy to have, but he feels his collection of bronze is “way too big.”

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Koe’s last-rock draw gives Canada semifinal win at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 7, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Kevin Koe is known more for his spectacular doubles and run-backs but Saturday night he needed perfect draw weight to give Canada a heart-stopping 6-5, extra end victory over Peter de Cruz of Switzerland to give himself a shot at a third world championship title.

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Ontario’s Niepage finds groove, advances to semis at 2019 Under-18’s

April 7, 2019

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — Ontario’s Dylan Niepage had a less than ideal start at the 2019 Canadian Under-18 Curling Championships. The 17-year-old skip was feeling discouraged after starting the event with one win and two losses.

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Sweden beats Japan to advance to final at Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Championship

April 6, 2019

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Defending world men’s curling champion Niklas Edin of Sweden moved one step closer to a record-tying fourth title Saturday at the ENMAX Centre with an impressive 8-2 semifinal win over Yuta Matsumura of Japan.

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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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