Strong opening for Team Jacobs at BrierSaturday, March 02, 2013 by: Donna Hopper
Representing Northern Ontario at this year's Tim Hortons Brier in Edmonton, the Brad Jacobs rink came out strong today to defeat Team Koe 11-6 in the first draw.
With a team shooting percentage of 87 percent, efficiently boosted by E.J. Harnden's impressive 94 percent, Team Jacobs notched it's first win with four points in the ninth end.
Team Jacobs will curl two games on Sunday, facing Team Bilesky (British Columbia) at 8:30 a.m. and Team MacKenzie (PEI) at 1:30 p.m.
This is the fourth appearance in a row for Sault Ste. Marie's Team Jacobs.
Jacobs' fans and supporters can follow all the Brier action here
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doogg 3/3/2013 8:35:12 AM Report
Nice to see that you are finally acknowledging the Brad Jacobs rink. The Northern Ontario playdowns, played in Nipigon were not even mentioned throughout that week of competition. The Sault Star did a great job of both events.
Norm 3/3/2013 10:56:50 AM Report
Thanks for the story. I'm sure Sootoday will keep the people of the Soo abreast of what's going on as far as the Jacob's team is concerned.
phantom 3/3/2013 11:25:42 AM Report
Great start boys!...Keep it up and bring the Brier trophy back home with ya's! Good luck with the rest of the tournament.