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Alberta takes a step closer to Scotties gold

February 27, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – A smokin’ hot Chelsea Carey and her Alberta teammates rolled past Jennifer Jones and Team Canada 7-5 in the Page 1-2 playoff game Friday evening to earn a spot in Sunday’s gold-medal final of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Canada will play in Saturday’s semifinal against the winner of the Page 3-4 game Saturday afternoon between Krista McCarville of Northern Ontario (Thunder Bay) and Kerri Einarson of Manitoba (East St. Paul). “That may be the most fun I’ve ever had curling,” said Carey. “I felt really calm (before the game), which is always the part that’s ...

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Playoff pairings set at 2016 Scotties

February 26, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — And then there four. A last-minute comeback from Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson, combined with an emphatic win by defending champ Jennifer Jones and Team Canada, on Friday morning at Revolution Place ensured that there would be no tiebreakers at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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HeartChart – Feb. 26 Edition

February 26, 2016

The HeartChart is the Curling Canada-supported daily newspaper at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Scotties playoff spots still up for grabs

February 26, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – After 16 draws it will all come down to Friday morning’s final draw of the round robin to determine the playoff teams for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. There are only two certainties. One, Chelsea Carey and her Alberta team, which finished 9-2 after escaping with a 6-5 win over Jolene Campbell of Saskatchewan (6-5; Regina) Thursday evening, will play in Friday night’s Page 1-2 playoff game as the top seed. Two, Jennifer Jones and Team Canada, 8-2 after their 7-4 win over Jenn Hanna of Ontario (5-5; Ottawa), will advance. But they could be in ...

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Family doesn’t count when it comes to playing each other at the Scotties

February 25, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Jill Officer was hoping her niece, Kristin MacCuish, would make it to this year’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts, but when it came time to play each other on Thursday it was all business, not family.

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Alberta headed to Page 1-2 game at 2016 Scotties

February 25, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — It was a return to form that produced an early reward for Chelsea Carey and Team Alberta on Thursday morning at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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HeartChart – Feb. 25 Edition

February 25, 2016

The HeartChart is the Curling Canada-supported daily newspaper at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Tightly bunched field in chase for Scotties playoff berths

February 25, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Defending champion Jennifer Jones and Team Canada rolled to a fifth straight win Wednesday evening, but they remain just one of nine teams still chasing playoff spots in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Einarson wins battle of Manitoba champs at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 24, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — It’s not a long-standing rivalry, but Chelsea Carey and Kerri Einarson played like it was Wednesday, with the current Manitoba champion knocking off her former provincial rival.

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Alberta rebounds in style at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 24, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Nobody on Team Alberta was particularly pleased stepping off the ice Tuesday night at Revolution Place following a so-so day at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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HeartChart – Feb. 24 Edition

February 24, 2016

The HeartChart is the Curling Canada-supported daily newspaper at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Ontario knocks Alberta from the unbeaten ranks at Scotties

February 24, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Alberta skip Chelsea Carey said after her team escaped with a win Tuesday afternoon that her Calgary foursome wasn’t sharp, despite its 6-0 record.

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Young Saskatchewan team keeping pace at the Scotties

February 23, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – They are among the youngest and least experienced teams here, but Team Saskatchewan, skipped by Jolene Campbell, is keeping pace with the field at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Hall of Famer Charette enjoying his work with Larouche

February 23, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Pierre Charette has been gaining a new appreciation for arguably the finest female curler his home province of Quebec has ever produced.

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HEARTCHART – FEB. 23 EDITION

February 23, 2016

The HeartChart is the Curling Canada-supported daily newspaper at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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