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Canadian women are playoff bound at World Juniors

March 10, 2016

Thursday morning saw a face-off between two undefeated teams, and it was Canada’s Mary Fay who came out on top of a 9-4 contest against South Korea’s Min Ji Kim, keeping her winning streak alive and ensuring the Canadian women a spot in the playoffs at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Taarnby, Denmark.

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Newfoundland/Labrador, Alberta clinch Tim Hortons Brier playoff berths

March 10, 2016

Brad Gushue and his Newfoundland/Labrador champs from St. John’s can now start thinking about their weekend schedule.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 10

March 10, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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McEwen, Gushue score big wins, Jacobs clinches playoff spot

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – If there’s one thing that’s been proven over and over again this week at the Tim Hortons Brier it’s that patience is needed, and is usually rewarded. Mike McEwen of Manitoba and Brad Gushue of Newfoundland-Labrador both fell behind early but patiently waited for their opportunities. For McEwen, third B.J. Neufeld, second Matt Wozniak, lead Denni Neufeld and alternate Jon Mead that didn’t come until the seventh end against Jim Cotter of B.C. (2-6; Vernon-Kelowna). “You usually don’t win too many games when you give up two in the first end,” said a tired McEwen. “They made a great ...

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Koe win puts Alberta in good position at Tim Hortons Brier

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – Former champion Kevin Koe of Alberta bounced back from a disappointing Tuesday with two wins Wednesday to put himself and his teammates in good position heading into their final day of round-robin play at the Tim Hortons Brier. But it hasn’t been as easy as their 9-4 win over Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec would suggest. “Man this is hard,” Alberta third Marc Kennedy said after they improved to 6-3. “You can’t miss much in this field. Overall we’re throwing the rock well, we all feel good, we’re confident, now we just need to make a couple of big ...

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Dunstone rebounds on Day 4 of World Juniors

March 9, 2016

Team Canada’s Matt Dunstone and his Winnipeg squad of third Colton Lott, second (and vice-skip) Kyle Doering, lead Rob Gordon, alternate Wade Ford, coach Calvin Edie and team leader Brian Chick have had a couple of tough days. Two successive losses dropped them in the standings and made the long round robin seem even longer. But Dunstone and crew rebounded on Wednesday with two big wins: a six-end 10-2 win over South Korea’s Yu Jin Seong and a 9-1 win later in the day over Denmark’s Tobias Thune, getting them back on track to catch the leaders – Scotland, Switzerland and ...

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Team Canada on the ropes after tough loss to Newfoundland-Labrador

March 9, 2016

OTTAWA – Now the game plan for Team Canada is simple – win or say good-bye to repeating as Tim Hortons Brier champions.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 9

March 9, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Northern Ontario still unbeaten; Manitoba stuns Canada at Tim Hortons Brier

March 8, 2016

OTTAWA – Triples were the killer for Kevin Koe and Alberta in their 8-3 defeat Tuesday evening at the hands of Brad Jacobs and his Northern Ontario team, which is unbeaten through 10 draws at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Canada, Territories score impressive victories Tuesday

March 8, 2016

OTTAWA – Pat Simmons and Team Canada scored an impressive bounce-back victory while Jamie Koe of Northwest Territories got his first win at the Tim Hortons Brier Tuesday.

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Team Canada women remain undefeated at World Juniors

March 8, 2016

Mary Fay is showing the world that her gold medal at the recent Youth Olympic Winter Games was no fluke. The young Canadian skip and her Nova Scotia teammate Karlee Burgess are fresh off one international podium finish and they’re working hard to achieve another at the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships.

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Newfoundland/Labrador sailing along at Tim Hortons Brier

March 8, 2016

If you were looking for a sign of where Brad Gushue’s Newfoundland/Labrador team is at in terms of dealing with stress at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier, it could be found on Monday afternoon at TD Place.

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Tankard Times – Mar. 8

March 8, 2016

The Tankard Times is the Official Daily Paper of the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Northern Ontario beats Team Canada to remain a perfect 4-0 at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2016

OTTAWA – There are turning points in games – both on the scoreboard and in the minds of players – and for Brad Jacobs and his still unbeaten Northern Ontario teammates, that came early Monday evening against Pat Simmons and Team Canada.

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P.E.I. knocks Team Canada from unbeaten ranks at Tim Hortons Brier

March 7, 2016

OTTAWA – Adam Casey of P.E.I. tapped back a Team Canada counter with his final stone to score two in the 10th end and upset unbeaten Pat Simmons of Calgary 6-4 Monday at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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