Tag Archives: Alberta (page 2)

Tag Archives: Alberta

Ménard gets first Tim Hortons Brier win in front of friendly fans

Ottawa Ont.Mar 6, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Jean-Michel Menard, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 6, 2016

OTTAWA — Jean-Michel Ménard of Quebec cracked open a tight game with three in the ninth end Sunday to get past Adam Casey of Prince Edward Island for his first win at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Saskatchewan, Alberta get vital wins at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 6, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Brier Bear. Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 6, 2016

OTTAWA – Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan kept himself in the thick of the chase Sunday afternoon with a vital 8-4 win over Jim Cotter of B.C. at the Tim Hortons Brier.

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Team Canada improves to 2-0 at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 6, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Team Canada skip Pat Simmons. Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 6, 2016

It’s hardly breaking news that the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier features the most talented array of teams in the rich history of the Canadian men’s curling championship.

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Northern Ontario gets extra-end win over Saskatchewan

Ottawa Ont.Mar 5, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier. Northern.Ontario  lead Ryan Harnden, second E.J.Harnden, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Steve Laycock of Saskatchewan came up short with his last-rock draw in the 11th end Saturday, allowing Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario to take a 6-5 win without having to throw his final stone.

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Veteran Gushue spoils McEwen’s debut at Tim Hortons Brier

Ottawa Ont.Mar 5, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.NL skip Brad Gushue reacts after defeating Manitoba's Mike McEwen in an extra end 5-4 in draw 1 of the Brier. michael burns photo
March 5, 2016

OTTAWA – Veteran Brad Gushue spoiled Mike McEwen’s debut in the Tim Hortons Brier Saturday, making a last-rock hit-and-stick in the 11th end for a 5-4 victory in the event’s opening draw.

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Alberta wins 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Team Alberta wins the Scotties, the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 29, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Chelsea Carey took a deep breath in the hack and then delivered a last-rock draw for a single point that earned her Alberta team the Scotties Tournament of Heart championship Sunday evening.

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Alberta takes a step closer to Scotties gold

Team Alberta wins in the 1-2 Playoff game vs Canada at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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

Team Manitoba wins and makes the playoff picture clear here at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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Scotties playoff spots still up for grabs

Alberta skip Chelsea Carey in draw sixteen action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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Alberta headed to Page 1-2 game at 2016 Scotties

Team Alberta third Amy Nixon explains a shot to second Jocelyn Peterman, lead Laine Peters in draw fourteen action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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Alberta rebounds in style at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Team Alberta skip Chelsea Carey trows her rock as second Jocelyn Peterman and lead Laine Peters,  sweep in draw eleven action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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Young Saskatchewan team keeping pace at the Scotties

Team Saskatchewan, Lead Ashley Williamson sweeps Skip Jolene Campbell’s rock with Second Callan Hamon at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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Team Canada evens record while Alberta gets to 5-0 at Scotties

Young fans, the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 23, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Team Canada got back on even ground while Alberta kept rolling right along Monday evening in the seventh draw at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Revolution Place. Jennifer Jones and her Winnipeg crew of third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer, lead Dawn McEwen, alternate Jennifer Clark-Rouire and coach Wendy Morgan subdued a stubborn Newfoundland-Labrador team 6-4 to even their record at 2-2. One sheet over Chelsea Carey and her Calgary foursome had their hands full but finally got past Suzanne Birt of Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown) 5-4. It was Alberta’s second win of the day ...

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Alberta wins squeaker to remain only unbeaten team at Scotties

Alberta skip Chelsea Casey call for the weepers in draw six action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 22, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Alberta remains the only unbeaten team Monday after six draws at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Alberta claims gold at 2016 Canadian Mixed

Curling Canada - Saturday 259
November 14, 2015

Mick Lizmore and his Alberta teammates will get another chance to wear the Maple Leaf on their backs.

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