Tag Archives: Karlee Burgess

Tag Archives: Karlee Burgess

2017 World Juniors begin Wednesday in South Korea

February 13, 2017

Canada’s teams will be looking for a third straight double-podium finish when the 2017 VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships get underway Wednesday (Eastern time) in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Dreaming big, on and off the ice

June 23, 2016

(Story by Cathlia Ward) At just 18 years of age, Mary Fay has quickly risen to Canadian and world curling stardom. The Chester, N.S., native captured the 2016 Youth Olympic gold medal, the 2016 Canadian Junior Championship and the 2016 Junior World Championship all in the span of about a month and a half. Pretty crazy for a grade 12 student, right? “(Curling) has made the past 10 years so enjoyable and I wouldn’t change a thing,” Fay says now, after what many would consider a dream curling season. “Curling has just given me so much that I could never ...

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Youth Olympics Journey: “We believed we could do it, and we did!”

May 3, 2016

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who competed for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, where she won the gold medal with teammates Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay and Sterling Middleton. This is the final story in a series in which Karlee shared her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games – and beyond. What’s happened since she came home from Norway? Lots!

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Canada’s Tardi through to semifinals of Youth Olympics Mixed Doubles

February 20, 2016

Canada’s Tyler Tardi already has a Youth Olympic Games gold medal – with teammates Mary Fay, Karlee Burgess and Sterling Middleton – but he’s one step closer to bringing home another one. Tardi and partner Honoka Sasaki are through to the semifinals of the Mixed Doubles competition at the Youth Winter Olympics after defeating a team from Norway/Korea on Saturday evening at the Lillehammer Curling Hall in Norway.

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Gold for Canada!

February 17, 2016

They went undefeated throughout the round robin, won both quarter-final and semifinal games, and now, Team Canada’s Mary Fay, Tyler Tardi, Karlee Burgess, Sterling Middleton and coach Helen Radford are bringing home gold medals after defeating USA 10-4 in the final of the 2016 Youth Olympics Mixed Team curling event in Lillehammer, Norway, this morning.

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Canada will play for gold in Lillehammer

February 16, 2016

Canada’s Youth Olympians will face off against Team USA for the 2016 Youth Olympics gold medal on Wednesday morning after battling to a 7-5 win over Switzerland on Tuesday evening in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Playoffs for undefeated Team Canada in Lillehammer

February 15, 2016

Team Canada played two games and gave up only a single point on the final day of round-robin competition at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, which means tomorrow they’re off to the quarterfinals as the only undefeated team. “It feels good to come out of the round robin with no losses yet, but now it’s sudden death, so we just have to stay focused and make sure we’re throwing the rock well as we head into playoffs,” said skip Mary Fay after the game.

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Extra-end win keeps Canada on top at Youth Olympics

February 14, 2016

They needed an extra end, but Team Canada found a way to win against a feisty Norwegian team on Sunday evening at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Canadians Mary Fay (Chester, N.S.), Tyler Tardi, (Surrey, B.C.), Karlee Burgess (Brookfield, N.S.), Sterling Middleton (Fort St. John, B.C.), and coach Helen Radford, had to remain patient in a game that opened with three blank ends before the teams exchanged singles.

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Youth Olympians remain undefeated in Norway

February 13, 2016

Team Canada notched two more wins to remain undefeated at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, on Saturday. “It’s a great feeling to start out at 3-0, but it’s a long week, and we just have to stay focused and really try and make sure that we stay strong. It’s going to be a long week,” said skip Mary Fay (Chester, N.S.), who with teammates Tyler Tardi, (Surrey, B.C.), second Karlee Burgess (Brookfield, N.S.), lead Sterling Middleton (Fort St. John, B.C.), and coach Helen Radford, now sit at the top of the leaderboard in Group B, tied with Sweden.

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A winning start for Team Canada at 2016 Youth Olympics

February 12, 2016

Team Canada opened the 2016 Youth Olympic Games with a commanding 13-2 win over Estonia on Friday afternoon in Lillehammer, Norway. “It’s a pretty cool experience being out there, and having that first win is pretty uplifting and motivating to keep going forward,” said Tyler Tardi, of Surrey, B.C., who plays third on the Youth Olympics team with skip Mary Fay (Chester, N.S.), second Karlee Burgess (Brookfield, N.S.) and lead Sterling Middleton (Fort St. John, B.C.), with coach Helen Radford.

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Team Canada set for 2016 Youth Winter Olympics

February 11, 2016

Team Canada will begin its pursuit of curling gold on Friday at the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Youth Olympics Journey: A Dream Come True

February 8, 2016

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, beginning Friday, February 12, with teammates Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay and Sterling Middleton. This story is the fourth in a series, as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games.

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2016 Youth Olympic Games Team

February 3, 2016

L-R: Mary Fay, Tyler Tardi, coach Helen Radford, Karlee Burgess, Sterling Middleton

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Sibling rivalries on the ice

November 17, 2015

Curling has always been a family affair for 20-year-old Andrew and younger sister Karlee, 17, of Truro, N.S. However, the closer-than-most siblings took things to a whole new level over Halloween weekend when both siblings competed at the BrokerLink OVCA Superspiel in Ottawa, Ont.

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Youth Olympics Journey: “We’re coming together as a team!”

October 28, 2015

Karlee Burgess is a 17-year-old curler from Nova Scotia who will compete for Canada at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, next February with teammates Tyler Tardi, Mary Fay and Sterling Middleton. This story is the third in a series, as Karlee shares her experiences on the road to the Youth Olympic Games.

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