Tag Archives: Jennifer Jones

Tag Archives: Jennifer Jones

Rankings and rewards for top teams at past weekend’s Tour events

Kevin Koe (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
September 20, 2016

If any ranking system were perfect, a tournament would always see the two highest ranked teams meet in the final. Of course, that rarely happens, especially when you have 13 of the top 15 teams in the world beating up on each other, as was the case at Cornwall, Ont.’s AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic. And yet, when the dust settled on Sunday afternoon, World Curling Tour No. 1 Team Brad Gushue (St. John’s) was set to face No. 2 Kevin Koe (Calgary) for the championship. This time, however, the ranking wasn’t the deciding factor, as Koe took home the ...

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Field set for 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Brandon

Ottawa Ont.Mar 13, 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.Alberta skip Kevin Koe, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo
June 6, 2016

World and Canadian champions, along with Olympic gold-medallists, will be heading to Brandon, Man., next December for the 2016 Home Hardware Canada Cup, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Players Championship round-up: Trophies and Trials berths

Ottawa Ont.Mar 9; 2016.Tim Hortons Brier.N.L. skip Brad Gushue (foreground)  studies the incoming stone as Team Canada skip Pat Simmons checks the stones line.Gushue defeats Simmons 7-3 in 9 ends.  michael burns photo
April 18, 2016

After all the smoke had cleared at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, one thing was clear. Team Brad Gushue of St. John’s was going home a champion and taking a big bonus cheque with him. What wasn’t clear, at first, was the fate of another Olympic champion.

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Curling season still rolling with the Players Championship

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
April 12, 2016

There was a time when the Men’s World Championship signalled the end of the curling season. Once a winner was crowned, clubs would pull the plug on their compressors, and curlers would go outside to find something called “sunshine” and anxiously polish golf clubs until the ground thawed enough to play.

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Team Canada wins Scotties bronze

Team Canada and daughters, the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 28, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Jennifer Jones made her last-rock draw a successful one to beat Kerri Einarson of Manitoba 8-7 to win the bronze medal game Sunday at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Northern Ontario shocks Team Canada to reach Scotties final

Northern Ontario advances to the finals at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 28, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – As Yogi Berra reputedly said, it was like deja-vu all over again. Krista McCarville and her Northern Ontario team from Thunder Bay simply refused to quit on Saturday, scoring back-to-back come-from-behind victories Saturday to advance to Sunday’s final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Northern Ontario rallies to beat Manitoba and earn spot in Scotties semifinal

Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville in the 3/4 playoff game at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 27, 2016

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – Krista McCarville of Northern Ontario stole three points in the final two ends to sneak past Manitoba 7-5 in the Page 3-4 game Saturday at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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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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Tightly bunched field in chase for Scotties playoff berths

Team Canada third Kaitlyn Lawes in draw thirteen action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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

Team Manitoba skip Kerri Einarson call the shot in draw five action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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Ontario knocks Alberta from the unbeaten ranks at Scotties

Team Ontario Skip Jenn Hanna, Third Brit O’Neill, Second Steph Hanna, Lead Karen Sagle, in a draw ten win vs Alberta at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
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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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’s Carey stuns Team Canada in Scotties opening draw

Team Alberta skip Chelsea Carey in draw one action at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Womens Curling Championships, Grande Praire, Alberta
February 20, 2016

Chelsea Carey made her Scotties Tournament of Hearts debut as an Alberta skip a successful one Saturday with a stunning 12-5 nine-end win over Team Canada’s Jennifer Jones.

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