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Manitoba women continue hot early pace at Canadian Juniors

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — A year after winning a silver medal at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, Manitoba skip Shannon Birchard is taking nothing for granted.

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Inside Junior Curling: The Man Behind the Alberta Junior Curling Tour

While chatting with the creators of the junior curling tours across the country, I’ve been in awe of how incredibly talented, dedicated and visionary these individuals are. Barely out of juniors themselves, they are working hard to change the face of junior curling in not only their provinces, but also their country. Brett Zubot, the man and mastermind behind the Alberta Junior Curling Tour (AJCT), is no exception.

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Eye Opener: Third Issue from the 2012 FWWCC

Enjoy the third issue of The Eye Opener, the Canadian Curling Association’s daily newspaper at the 2012 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Alberta Wins 2012 Scotties Tournament Of Hearts

Heather Nedohin of Edmonton skipped her team of Beth Iskiw, Jessica Mair and Laine Peters to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts title Sunday afternoon at the Enmax Centre in Red Deer with a 7-6 championship-final victory over two-time champion Kelly Scott of Kelowna.

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Brier Bound: Alberta

Kevin Koe and his Glencoe Curling Club team of Pat Simmons, Carter Rycroft and Nolan Thiessen are Brier bound after winning the 2012 Boston Pizza Cup, which is emblematic of Alberta men’s curling supremacy.

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The Fifth Issue of the HeartChart

Here’s the Fifth issue of The HeartChart, the Canadian Curling Association-supported daily newspaper at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer, AB.

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Galusha and teammates celebrate their biggest curling day

First a two-year lease on a Ford gas buggy, then a first-round upset victory over Alberta at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts.

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The First Issue of the HeartChart

Here’s the first issue of The HeartChart, the Canadian Curling Association-supported daily newspaper at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer, AB.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Jocelyn Peterman

She just led Team Alberta to the gold medal at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Championship in Napanee – and that’s no surprise when you look at Jocelyn Peterman’s curling resume.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Laine Peters

When it comes to colourful curling outfits, Laine Peters has a closet that might be the envy of curlers across the country. Her current cashspiel outfit as the lead for Heather Nedohin’s Edmonton team features a shocking pink shirt and jacket emblazoned with various logos.

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Alberta advances to women’s final tonight against Manitoba at Juniors

Alberta, skipped by Jocelyn Peterman of Red Deer, advanced to tonight’s women’s final [live at 7:00 pm ET on TSN (RDS in Quebec)] of the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Napanee with a 8-7 decision over British Columbia (Kesa Van Osch of Nanaimo) in Saturday afternoon’s semi-final.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Carter Rycroft

Carter Rycroft has never been one to seek the curling spotlight, but it always seems to find him because ever since he finished his junior career, he’s played on some of the best curling teams on the planet.

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Alberta women and men remain perfect at Juniors

While it’s much too early to think playoffs, Alberta continues to put the hammer down at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships in Napanee.

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The Road to Red Deer: Alberta Update

She came close last year, but this year Heather Nedohin was not to be denied.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Amy Nixon

When the conversation turns to the best vice-skips in women’s curling, Amy Nixon’s name should be prominent.

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