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Despair to ecstacy: Manitoba wins heart-stopping Scotties

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Manitoba skip Kerri Einarson delivered a precise game-winning last shot when it mattered most on Sunday night in Moose Jaw, drawing to the button to win the 2020 Scotties championship in a heart-stopping finish, 8-7 over Ontario.

Kerri Einarson wins Canadian women’s curling championship

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Manitoba's Kerri Einarson has won the Canadian women's curling championship. Einarson downed Ontario's Rachel Homan 8-7 on Sunday in final of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Homan dispatches Jones to setup Scotties finals showdown with Einarson

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Ontario's Rachel Homan advanced to the final of the Canadian women's curling championship with an 8-3 semifinal win over the Jennifer Jones wild-card team Sunday.

Jones, Lawes families find support in each other after personal losses

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Jennifer Jones is into the semifinals of this year's Scotties, but she's been playing with a heavy heart. Her father, Larry, passed away this past May. It's also the first Scotties for her mother, Carol, without him there. But they've both found comfort from their curling family.

Homan ices McCarville to win Battle of Ontario and advance to Scotties semis

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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Ontario's Rachel Homan advanced to the semifinal of the Canadian women's curling championship with a 9-5 win over Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville on Saturday.

Devin Heroux’s ode to curling: Canada’s quirky, connected, lovable sport

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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It’s Curling Day in Canada, a chance to reflect on all the greats who have played the game over the years, celebrate those in the midst of their granite odyssey and spark dreams for the next wave of curlers.

Canada crushes Switzerland to win junior world curling championships

Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Canada's junior men's curling team beat Switzerland 7-2 on Saturday to win the gold medal at the world junior curling championships.

All-Manitoba, all-Ontario playoff games at the Scotties

Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Jennifer Jones, who made her way into this year’s championship by winning the Wild Card game one week ago, is into the 1 vs 2 playoff game on Saturday against Team Manitoba, skipped by Kerri Einarson.

Northern Ontario’s Krista McCarville claims Scotties playoff berth

Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville secured the fourth and final playoff spot at the Canadian women's curling championship Friday.

Tragedy stole Aly Jenkins from her family, the sport she loved is helping them heal

Friday, February 21st, 2020
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A trip to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts can never fill the void left by Aly Jenkins's death, but for her husband and three young children, it keeps alive the memory of the young Saskatchewan mother.