Author Archives: Grant Granger (page 3)

Author Archives: Grant Granger

Newfoundland/Labrador rocks at 2018 Scotties

January 29, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Just like Brad Gushue has done over the past decade in the men’s game, Stacie Curtis is showing Newfoundland/Labrador belongs on the centre stage of Canadian curling.

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Alberta takes down Team Canada to remain undefeated at Scotties

January 29, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Casey Scheidegger may be a Scotties rookie but her Alberta team’s performance at the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts is that of seasoned vets in the granite game.

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Relaxed Team Wild Card keeps on winning at Scotties

January 28, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – They may have gone through the back door but they have made their way to the front at the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Manitoba sub super in Scotties debut

January 28, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Shannon Birchard was 10 years old sitting in her Winnipeg home when she watched Jennifer Jones make an incredible walk-off, in-off shot to score four for her first Scotties Tournament of Hearts title in 2005.

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Team Canada opens with win over host province at Scotties

January 27, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Michelle Englot has worn the iconic green of her native Saskatchewan seven times at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Last year it was the yellow of Manitoba. Saturday, though, was the first time she wore red and white, and she made a successful debut in Team Canada colours, skipping her Winnipeg team to a 6-2 victory over British Columbia in the opening draw of the 2018 Scotties.

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Perfect fit at Ford Hot Shots for winning Penticton fan

January 27, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Arlene Kolundzic looked to be a perfect fit behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Escape SE.

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Team Einarson scores historic Scotties wild-card win

January 27, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Be warned there will be plenty of Manitoba buffalo roaming the ice of the South Okanagan Events Centre for the next week or so with a late report of four more wild, er, make that wild-card, bison making an appearance.

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New Brunswick tops Ford Hot Shots prelims

January 26, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Four teams are still at the wheel and four fans from the British Columbia’s Okanagan are along for the ride as the revamped Ford Hot Shots is driven in a different direction for the 24th version of the popular curling skills competition.

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Team Koe to chase gold wearing the Maple Leaf

December 10, 2017

OTTAWA – With his life’s dream of representing Canada on the line with one shot, Kevin Koe delivered in dramatic fashion.

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Team Homan to curl for Canada in Pyeongchang

December 10, 2017

OTTAWA – Team Rachel Homan of Ottawa pulled off a curling triple crown in 2017 and will start 2018 playing in the Winter Olympics.

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Team McEwen moves on to Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings final

December 9, 2017

OTTAWA – Mike McEwen’s team will get a shot Sunday at winning one of the big prizes it has been craving ever since the Winnipeg boys got together more than a decade ago, while Brad Gushue has been denied an opportunity to chase a second Olympic men’s curling gold medal.

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Team Carey carrying on to Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings final

December 8, 2017

OTTAWA – Chelsea Carey is a sports nut. Doesn’t matter if it’s pro or amateur she follows it. So she is the first to realize the significance of the enviable position she’s in now, and that’s one win from playing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Team Carruthers Stayin’ Alive for Roar playoff spot

December 7, 2017

OTTAWA – Reid Carruthers and his Winnipeg team had the ’70s Bee Gees disco hit Stayin’ Alive playing in their heads following their big win over 2014 Olympic men’s curling gold-medallist Brad Jacobs Thursday morning.

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Team Carey continues roll, Team Koe clinches playoffs at Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings

December 6, 2017

OTTAWA – Chelsea Carey’s team from Calgary jolted the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings by knocking off the 2014 Olympic women’s curling gold-medallist Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg 7-5 in a battle of the undefeated.

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Team Homan keeps Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings front-runners in sight

December 5, 2017

OTTAWA – The cream of Canadian women’s curling is rising to the top at the 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings.

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