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This is one to remember . . . down the road at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts. It’ll be a trivia question soon enough: Name the first provincial champion ever to win a bronze-medal playoff match at the Scotties.
For the two skips facing off in today’s Page Three-Four playoff at the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts, clear trends emerged through round-robin play: Ontario’s Rachel Homan could call on up big weight any time, and Nova Scotia’s Heather Smith-Dacey could make key draws at will.
One win. Just one win. Defending champion Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg needs one more win for her fourth straight Scotties Tournament Of Hearts skipping title, tying the legendary Colleen Jones of Halifax.
It was over early for two-time Scotties champion Kelly Scott and her Kelowna mates in Friday’s tiebreaker, even though they battled down to the last gasp and forced Heather-Smith Dacey of Nova Scotia to throw her last rock to ensure a 9-8 victory.
Check out today’s HeartChart daily newspaper from the 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts with stories, athlete profiles and interviews you’re sure to enjoy!