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P.E.I advances to the final

February 6, 2010

It’s the kind of championship matchup no one could have predicted. The defending champion versus a team featuring a 21-year-old last-rock thrower representing a province that not only never before has won the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts but never before has placed a team in the final.

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Team Ontario to face off against P.E.I.

February 6, 2010

Ontario champion Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay succeeded in winning the battle of rock placement at the Essar Centre on Saturday afternoon and advanced to tonight’s Scotties Tournament Of Hearts semi-final with a 6-4 victory over two-time champion Kelly Scott of Kelowna.

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Team Canada, Anything but idle

February 6, 2010

Among the visitors this past week at the Essar Centre was Rex Goudie of Canadian Idol. As for Jennifer Jones’ two-time defending Scotties champs? They were determined on Saturday not to be Canadian idle.

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Kelly Scott repeats as Marj Mitchell Award winner

February 6, 2010

Since she last hoisted the Marj Mitchell Award, Kelly Scott has won two national championships and one world women’s curling title.

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The Scotties has some significant history in the Soo!

February 6, 2010

The Macdonald Lassie was held at Sault Ste. Marie in 1978, in the old Sault Ste. Marie Gardens, and while a number of locals will remember the event, probably few will recall the number of significant things that happened during that second-last Lassie 32 years ago.

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Ontario advances to Scotties playoff round

February 5, 2010

Ontario champion Krista McCarville skipped her Thunder Bay team to a 10-3 tiebreaker thrashing of Manitoba’s Jill Thurston on Friday afternoon, reducing the field in the Scotties Tournament Of Hearts championship chase to four teams.

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Team Bernard pays The Soo a Visit

February 5, 2010

They’ll be sliding out of the hack on home soil, less than 700 kilometers from their Calgary headquarters.

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One-Two playoff

February 4, 2010

It was the Champ and The Kid on Friday night at the Essar Centre and the champ prevailed.

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Islanders are in prime position to win

February 4, 2010

Kathy O’Rourke and her Prince Edward Islanders are in a prime position to win their province’s first-ever Canadian women’s curling championship.

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Seven teams remain in the playoff hunt

February 4, 2010

Seven teams remain in the playoff hunt after Thursday afternoon’s penultimate round-robin draw at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Buoyant Islanders first team to eight wins

February 4, 2010

To hear Kathy O’Rourke tell it, these young Islanders are just getting warmed up.

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Prince Edward Island takes first place

February 3, 2010

Will this be the pattern of the future when it comes to forming curling teams?

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P.E.I and Team Canada lead the pack

February 3, 2010

The confusion at the head of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts pack intensified Wednesday afternoon when Ontario’s Krista McCarville lost her second straight match and Prince Edward Island’s Kathy O’Rourke pulled back into share of the lead.

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‘Tobans play thieves in upsetting Ontario

February 3, 2010

Krista McCarville has used up her last mulligan. “No more of those. No more of that. That was bad,” said Ontario’s 27-year-old skip on Wednesday morning at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. “We’ve got to pick up our socks.”

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Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay roared into the lead at the Scotties

February 3, 2010

Ontario provincial champion Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay roared into the lead at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Tuesday, winning her fifth and sixth matches while remaining the lone team with only one blemish on the record.

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