Author Archives: Grant Granger (page 2)

Author Archives: Grant Granger

Team Saskatchewan hits win column at Tim Hortons Brier

March 4, 2018

REGINA – The poster boys for the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, finally gave the home-province fans a win to cheer about.

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Team Nova Scotia off to hot start at Tim Hortons Brier

March 4, 2018

REGINA – If Jamie Murphy has any plans to pull off at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic, what fellow Haligonian Mary-Anne Arsenault accomplished last month at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, he’s off to a good start.

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Team Canada off to terrific start at Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2018

REGINA – In its first appearance as Team Canada, Brad Gushue’s team from St. John’s showed why it is the defending world champion.

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Team Jacobs takes Tim Hortons Brier Battle of Ontario

March 3, 2018

REGINA – The Battle of Ontario went to the north. Brad Jacobs and his Northern Ontario (Sault Ste. Marie) team defeated John Epping of Toronto 4-3 in the opening draw of the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier presented by Mosaic Saturday afternoon.

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Team McEwen to be Team Wild Card at Tim Hortons Brier

March 3, 2018

REGINA – Mike McEwen exhaled and pumped his fist in victory as the shot from opposing skip Jason Gunnlaugson came to rest an inch or so wide, allowing McEwen’s Winnipeg squad to become Team Wild Card at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Mosaic.

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Jennifer Jones ties Colleen Jones for most Scotties titles

February 4, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Jennifer Jones has caught the other legendary Jones for the most Canadian women’s curling crowns. Jones captured her sixth Scotties Tournament of Hearts when Team Manitoba (Winnipeg) downed another Manitoban squad, Team Wild Card, 8-6. That ties her with renowned Nova Scotia skip Colleen Jones for the most Scotties titles. It was also the sixth for Jennifer Jones’s second, Jill Officer. However, it’s their first since 2015. Jones has also lost three finals.

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All-Manitoba final at the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 4, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – A team from Manitoba will win the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. All that’s left to determine is which one it will be. Team Wild Card, of East St. Paul, Man., skipped by Kerri Einarson defeated Mary-Anne Arsenault of Nova Scotia (Dartmouth) 12-9 in the semifinal this morning setting up a final against Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones later today (4 p.m., PT) at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

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Nova Scotia advances to Scotties semifinal

February 3, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Mary-Anne Arsenault is two wins away from giving Nova Scotia, and herself, its first Scotties Tournament of Hearts title in 14 years. Nova Scotia (Dartmouth) defeated Northern Ontario (Sudbury) skipped by Tracy Fleury 6-2 Saturday to advance to the semifinal of the 2018 Scotties at the South Okanagan Events Centre. It was Nova Scotia’s ninth consecutive win after starting the week losing two of its first three games.

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Three-way tie for top spot at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 2, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Mary-Anne Arsenault has been keeping her family, friends and ex-teammates up late at night in Nova Scotia this week. But they don’t mind as long as she keeps winning. And she is. Boy, is she.

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New Brunswick ends Scotties on high note

February 2, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – After being on the outside looking in, Sylvie Robichaud and her New Brunswick team showed they were the best of the rest. New Brunswick (Moncton) downed Newfoundland/Labrador, skipped by Stacie Curtis, 8-4, Friday morning to finish ninth at the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

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Wild Card squad at top of Scotties Championship Pool

February 2, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – A week ago Kerri Einarson arrived at the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts trying to get a ticket to the rock party. Now she and her Team Wild Card (East St. Paul, Man.) have moved to the head of the line.

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Ontario’s Duncan survives roller coaster ride to move to Scotties Championship Pool

February 1, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Ontario survived an emotional amusement park ride to play another two games today. Skip Hollie Duncan’s squad outlasted Newfoundland/Labrador’s Stacie Curtis (St. John’s) 11-8 in a tiebreaker game at the South Okanagan Events Centre Thursday morning to advance to the Championship Pool of the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Host B.C. team snags Championship Pool spot at Scotties

January 31, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – British Columbia might have played the gracious hosts losing two of its first three games but Kesa Van Osch’s Nanaimo curling crew roared back to secure a spot in the Championship Pool of the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Quebec teenage team cause chaos in Scotties pool

January 31, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Two teams took a big step up as a team of teenagers created chaos in Pool B action on Tuesday night.

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Last-shot dramatics give host B.C. big win at 2018 Scotties

January 30, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – At no point during British Columbia’s encounter with Ontario did skip Kesa Van Osch’s team from Nanaimo have a lead until the time it counted. At the end.

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