Tag Archives: Mary Fay

Tag Archives: Mary Fay

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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Another banner season for Canadian curling

May 2, 2016

Canadian teams at all levels once again were world-beaters during the 2015-16 curling season, which officially wrapped up this past weekend.

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MQFT with Mary Fay

March 15, 2016

This week, John sits down with Mary Fay, a decorated young curler if there ever was one, who at the age of 17 has a Canadian Junior championship, a Youth Olympics gold medal, and two other podium finishes at the Canada Winter Games and the Canadian Juniors to her name. This conversation took place before Fay led her rink to the gold medal at the World Juniors last week in Taarnby, Denmark.

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Gold for Fay, Bronze for Dunstone at World Juniors

March 13, 2016

Canada’s Mary Fay will bring home a gold medal after defeating USA’s Cory Christensen 7-4 in the final of the 2016 World Junior Curling Championship in Taarnby, Denmark on Sunday morning.

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Playoffs for Team Canada men and women at World Juniors

March 11, 2016

After struggling through a couple of losses mid-week, Team Canada’s Matt Dunstone got back on track Friday with a couple of wins to finish off the round robin and claim a playoff spot at the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships in Taarnby, Denmark.

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Canadian women are playoff bound at World Juniors

March 10, 2016

Thursday morning saw a face-off between two undefeated teams, and it was Canada’s Mary Fay who came out on top of a 9-4 contest against South Korea’s Min Ji Kim, keeping her winning streak alive and ensuring the Canadian women a spot in the playoffs at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Taarnby, Denmark.

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Dunstone rebounds on Day 4 of World Juniors

March 9, 2016

Team Canada’s Matt Dunstone and his Winnipeg squad of third Colton Lott, second (and vice-skip) Kyle Doering, lead Rob Gordon, alternate Wade Ford, coach Calvin Edie and team leader Brian Chick have had a couple of tough days. Two successive losses dropped them in the standings and made the long round robin seem even longer. But Dunstone and crew rebounded on Wednesday with two big wins: a six-end 10-2 win over South Korea’s Yu Jin Seong and a 9-1 win later in the day over Denmark’s Tobias Thune, getting them back on track to catch the leaders – Scotland, Switzerland and ...

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Team Canada women remain undefeated at World Juniors

March 8, 2016

Mary Fay is showing the world that her gold medal at the recent Youth Olympic Winter Games was no fluke. The young Canadian skip and her Nova Scotia teammate Karlee Burgess are fresh off one international podium finish and they’re working hard to achieve another at the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships.

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Wins and first loss for Canada on Day 2 of World Juniors

March 7, 2016

Scotland’s Bruce Mouat handed Matt Dunstone his first loss of the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships, stealing three points in the final end when the Canadian skip’s final draw slid too far. But Team Canada’s Mary Fay earned another win to remain undefeated after two days of round robin competition in Taarnby, Denmark.

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A winning start for Canada’s men and women at World Juniors

March 6, 2016

Canada’s Mary Fay and Matt Dunstone kicked off the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships with decisive wins on the first day of competition in Taarnby, Denmark, on Sunday.

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MQFT with Matt Dunstone

March 4, 2016

This week, John sits down with Matt Dunstone, the 2013 and 2016 Manitoba and Canadian Junior Champion skip who caused quite a stir in the curling world by also making the Manitoba Men’s final two weeks later, knocking off Reid Carruthers before dropping the final to Mike McEwen. Matt will head to Taarnby, Denmark, in hopes of improving on his bronze medal from 2013.

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2016 World Juniors begin Sunday in Denmark

March 3, 2016

Canada will take aim at history when the 2016 VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships get underway Sunday at the Taarnby Curling Club, just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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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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