Championship On: February 10-14, 2016 – Nelson Curling Club

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Team Cotter is Brier bound after Nelson victory

It was the Valentine’s Day present that Jim Cotter and his Vernon/Kelowna rink were hoping for – another purple heart. The foursome beat Sean Geall’s Royal City rink 7-6 on Sunday evening to win the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship. … [Read More...]

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Cotter through to final, Geall will battle Joanisse or Jackson in semis

Jim Cotter’s Vernon/Kelowna rink is back in the BC final after dispatching Sean Geall’s Royal City rink 5-1 in the page playoffs. A draw for three in the 9th end ensured the victory for Cotter and his rink of third Ryan Kuhn, second Tyrel Griffith and lead Rick Sawatsky after Geall was light on his last rock. … [Read More...]

Playoff places decided at Canadian Direct Insurance Championship

Friday at the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship has seen the playoff contenders emerge. Five-time B.C Men’s champion Jim Cotter, featuring third Ryan Kuhn, second Tyrel Griffith and lead Rick Sawatsky, did not have to play on Friday after clinching a playoff spot on Thursday night. The Cotter rink defeated Team Johnson in a tightly contested game that ended 5-4. Cotter will play against Team Geall in Saturday’s Page 1 vs 2 game, with the winner getting a bye … [Read More...]

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Teams Johnson and Cotter head into A Event final

On day two of the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship only two teams remain undefeated – Team Johnson and Team Cotter. Michael Johnson’s Royal City rink of third Chris Baier, second Ty Dillelo and lead Mitch Young defeated Team Schneider 4-3, Team Joanisse 6-3 and Team Craig 6-4 to earn the chance to qualify for the playoffs. … [Read More...]

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2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship starts

The team that will represent British Columbia at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier has started their journey – but first they will have to knock out the competition at the provincial championship. A total of 16 teams are looking to lock up the B.C. title at the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship, which gets underway tomorrow. … [Read More...]