Tag Archives: Scotties Tournament of Hearts (page 2)

Tag Archives: Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Focus on Coaching: Gerry Richard and Jeanna Schraeder, a father-daughter team on the ice

February 11, 2013

Parents and coaches play important roles in the development of young curlers. While the coach provides technical know-how about strategy and skills, parents are often the fans behind the glass, making sure their child has the right equipment and a healthy snack before heading out on the ice. Working together, the team of coach and parent ensures the young curler is learning, developing, and having fun along the way.

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Inside Junior Curling: Where the junior stars are now – Jill Mouzar

December 7, 2012

Jill Mouzar is one of Nova Scotia’s former junior stars and one of Canada’s rising curling stars. Though she currently resides in downtown Toronto, her heart still lies with her Nova Scotian roots.

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Scotties Volunteers Test the Ice at K-Rock Centre

September 26, 2012

The winner of this year’s national women’s curling crown will be decided February 16-24 when the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts hits the ice at Kingston’s K-Rock Centre.  And the Scotties volunteers were in the complex this past weekend to promote the event.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Marie-France Larouche

April 24, 2012

If Marie-France Larouche is skipping at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, it’s a safe bet she’ll be playing after the round-robin is done.

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Pebbles to Boulders: From Little Rocks To Scotties

March 16, 2012

Imagine, growing up in a curling family, where your life-long dream is to play in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian Womens Curling Championships. Since age 5, each winter is spent at the curling club, learning the craft that finally one day sends you and your team to the dream-come-true with a win of the Scotties provincial championship. This is exactly what has happened to Tracy Horgan from Sudbury Ontario.

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Four-team playoffs set at Scotties

February 24, 2012

When all was said and done, the Scotties Tournament of Hearts round-robin results more or less reflected most pre-tournament predictions. Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones and her team of Kaitlyn Lawes, Jill Officer and Dawn Askin finished safely out front as predicted.

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The Road to Red Deer: Saskatchewan Update

January 31, 2012

After a three-year absence, Michelle Englot will be returning to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts as skip of the Saskatchewan entry at this year’s Red Deer shootout.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Dawn Askin

January 30, 2012

It’s a simple fact in curling that a lead won’t win a game for a team on his or her own, but a lead can sure lose a lot of games with poor shots to open an end.

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The Road to Red Deer: P.E.I. Update

January 24, 2012

The road to the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts continues with an update from Prince Edward Island.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Amy Nixon

January 16, 2012

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

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The Road to Red Deer: West Update

January 13, 2012

The Road to Red Deer continues with an update from the West.

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Team Lawton Signs on for a Shift at Save-On-Foods

January 9, 2012

The Stefanie Lawton team is arriving in Langley early in preparation for the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling – and one of the first orders of business is to sign autographs for fans Tuesday, January 10 at Save-On-Foods.

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The Road to Red Deer: Prairies Update

January 4, 2012

The excitement is building in advance of the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and nowhere is it more evident than here in “Wild Rose” country.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Amber Holland

January 2, 2012

When it comes to contributing to curling both on and off the ice, there may not be a curler in Canada who compares to Amber Holland.

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The Road to Red Deer: Central Update

December 30, 2011

The Road to Red Deer continues with an update from Central Canada.

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