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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press March 1990 on bold tra lotion at Brier Manitia boasts the in St National titles by James c ids answer to the Stanley Canadian Curling its uie syn supremacy its the v worlds most prestigious National mens cd Imp Many curlers dare to do i m of capturing its few Ever get the Chanc for 63 11 jts representing Canadas provinces and Tern lories have met each March at this a we Klong affair previously known As the Macdonald Brier from 1927 to now recognized As the la Ball if the Brier is Curlings Stanley then Manitoba is the games answer to the Montreal Manitoba teams have captured 22 the most of any Alberta comes second with 16 tides Manitoba Nch Curling tradition is renowned around the and Winnipeg is considered to be the Curling Capi Lal of the history can have its expectations weigh heavily team representing a winning under great pressure in a Csc Curling in p of the 1970 and 1971 Brier old championship squad b there Arent Many easy team because everyone is Manitoban says commentator a and Silver Broo from the Gram i games for a out to beat their if anybody in in of along v played third on v skipped by Tern stones for Mam youve got u says be pressures of Brier who competed in four be 70 and 71 he Brier winning rink 1 Onstein and threw second the 1957 mentally Tough in this adding that Manitoba is Don Duguid and teammates Rod Jim Pettapiece and Bryan Wood carved themselves a place in Curling lore by winning Bac Toback Briers and Silver Johnson 1934 and Ken Watson the venerable Mother has six Briers Howard Wood Jimmy Congalton 1932 Terry Braunstein 1965 Don Duguid fort Rouge has tallied three Brier championships Buly Walsh in 1952 and 1956 Orest Meleschuk in Deer Lodge has two Jimmy Welsh 1947 Barry Fry Assiniboine memorial has one Kerry Burtnyk 1981 and Pembina is the latest club to add to Manitoba trophy Case Mike Riley Rural Manitoba boasts two brie winning both skipped by a in 1938 from Glenboro and 1953 out of despite Manitoba Overall Curling the province has Only three Brier titles in the last 18 and those three teams skipped by Burtnyk and Riley All went on to lose in the semifinals at their respective world Duguid believes that other provinces have gradually caught up to Manitoba standards in the past couple of Ontario has gotten the maritime Are i Mink it is really difficult to win a Brier these says you used to be Able to beat three or four teams at the Brier just on i dont think you can do that everyone knows whats going on and nobody can fool the hardest province to win in theres constant pressure and the expectations can be other curlers agree that once youve proven other teams Are waiting in the wings to take a run at theres no doubt that teams from other provinces get up to play the Manitoba no matter who is representing this says Kerry in 1981 at age became the youngest skip Ever to win the Manitoba is the so called motherland of Curling and the other provinces Are always out to get Orest skip of the 1972 Brier and Silver Broom champions from fort says it is harder to win the Manitoba provincial title than it is to win the the Field at the Manitoba he Seldom sports any weak theres hundreds of teams in this province who could win the but getting Mere is As big a hurdle As being says a Selkirk resident who now curls out of Lac do always someone out there who wants to beat an established the old Strathcona Curling club leads All Manitoba clubs with seven Brier titles Gordon Hudson in Bob Gourley 1931 Leo High school athlete of the week on target like the tasmanian Devil of bugs Bunny cartoon Terrilee Johannesson is hard to Stop when she gets wound Johannesson was in Fine form last week As she led the Dakota lancers varsity girls basketball team to the Cloverleaf conference champions As her teammates like to Call averaged 29 Points per game in the lancers two game sweep of conference rival Gle Lawn the first game was All Dakotas As they handed the Lions an 8140 but game two proved a Little bit As the lancers had to come from behind to Edge their conference rivals lancers starters Stacey Yuel and Allison Laferty played the game despite suffering symptoms of the another key Rookie Andrea fouled the Good news for lancers fans is that believes the team will be rested and healthy heading into the quarterfinals of the provincial aaa i think by next week were All going to be there says the Fivelo Tseven Point i think things will be going very Good for the lancers enter the playoffs As the to ranked team in the prov As a they earned a Bye into the their first game is March having healthy heading into the provincials solidifies the Lan cers lineup As they continue their March towards their first provincial title since they lost in the semifinals to Gle Lawn last the defending champions Lions Are ranked second this Terrilee is obviously one if not the offensive High school players in the says Lan cers coach Peter has always been the aggressor and really tends to dictate to both teams the level of Speed that the game is going to be Coupon Bob i would like to invite everyone to come in to minute Muffler we know that youll be impressed with not just the Price but also with the knowledge and guarantee we Dave en1 is manage exhaust Ian this Coupon entitles the bearer to 20 off any exhaust repairs i not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts i minute i mute 970 Portage 7758861 please dont be pulled into some shops by just a Low Price your repairs must be both Safe and fair for 8t the location on Brake Vej hours 8 am6 pm weekdays 8 am6 pm saturdays Bob Wilson Brake technician

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