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Jennifer Jones Beats Kerri Einarson to Win Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Jennifer Jones Beats Kerri Einarson to Win Scotties Tournament of Hearts

By Emanuel Sequeira, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba, left to right, Shannon Birchard, Jennifer Jones, Jill Officer and Dawn McEwen celebrate their win over the Wild Card team at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton, B.C., on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PENTICTON, B.C. – Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones has won the Scotties Tournament of Hearts for the sixth time in her career, tying her with Colleen Jones of Nova Scotia for the all-time record.

Jones and her Manitoba rink beat Wild Card Kerri Einarson 8-6 on Sunday in the title draw at the Canadian women’s curling championship at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

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Manitoba’s Jones Beats Wild Card Einarson to Reach Scotties Final

Manitoba’s Jones Beats Wild Card Einarson to Reach Scotties Final

By The Canadian Press

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Manitoba skip Jennifer Jones, left, smiles along with teammate Shannon Birchard as Wild Card skip Kerri Einarson strategizes with third Selena Kaatz at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton, B.C., on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PENTICTON, B.C. – Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones is heading to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts final after defeating Wild Card Kerri Einarson 9-7 on Saturday in the Page 1-2 playoff.

Jones, who already holds five national titles, scored two in the 10th end to break a 7-7 tie and secure her place in the Canadian women’s curling championship draw on Sunday.

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Kerri Einarson, Jennifer Jones to Meet in Page 1-2 Playoff at Scotties

Kerri Einarson, Jennifer Jones to Meet in Page 1-2 Playoff at Scotties

By Emanuel Sequeira, The Canadian Press

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Members of the Wild Card team share a high-five during a match at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton, B.C., on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PENTICTON, B.C. – A wild ride for Wild Card entry Kerri Einarson continues at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Einarson’s team from East St. Paul, Man., has earned top spot in the playoff round of the Canadian women’s curling championship with a 9-2 record after defeating Alberta’s Casey Scheidegger 6-4 at the South Okanagan Events Centre Friday evening.

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Manitoba Drops 9-5 Decision to Northern Ontario for First Loss at Scotties

Manitoba Drops 9-5 Decision to Northern Ontario for First Loss at Scotties

By Emanuel Sequeira, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba third Shannon Birchard, left, to right, second Jill Officer, skip Jennifer Jones, and lead Dawn McEwen talk out their play during a timeout while taking on Northern Ontario at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton, B.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PENTICTON, B.C. — Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones went for a Hail Mary at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Wednesday, but her rock slid just a little too far.

Jones dropped a 9-5 decision to Northern Ontario’s Tracy Fleury for her first loss of the round-robin at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The five-time Scotties champ gave up a steal of three after missing a triple-raise attempt in the 10th end.

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Jones, Einarson Both Win to Remain Unbeaten at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Jones, Einarson Both Win to Remain Unbeaten at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

By Emanuel Sequeira, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba third Shannon Birchard gives skip Jennifer Jones a high-five while taking on Nova Scotia at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton, B.C., on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PENTICTON, B.C. – Another quick start, another big win for Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Jones’ rink led 6-1 through four ends en route to an 11-5 win over Nova Scotia. The five-time champion sealed her third straight double-digit victory with three in the ninth and final end at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

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Team Mouat, Team Jones Claim Victory at the National Grand Slam

Team Mouat, Team Jones Claim Victory at the National Grand Slam

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Team Jones skip Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg, looks down the ice during her draw 1 victory over Kelsey Rocque of Edmonton at the Canada Cup of curling in Brandon, Man., Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Michael Burns )

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones has another Grand Slam trophy to add to the collection.

Jones claimed her ninth career Grand Slam of Curling title on Sunday after edging out Casey Scheidegger of Lethbridge, Alta., 8-7 in the women’s final.

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Jennifer Jones, Niklas Edin Take Home Titles at Players’ Championship

Jennifer Jones, Niklas Edin Take Home Titles at Players’ Championship

By The Canadian Press

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Team Jennifer Jones pose after winning the Players’ Championship in Toronto, Ont. on Sunday, April 16, 2017. (HANDOUT)

TORONTO – Make it six Players’ Championship titles for Jennifer Jones.

The Winnipeg skip downed Edmonton’s Val Sweeting 8-4 on Sunday to capture the Players’ Championship for the sixth time in her career.

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Olympic Curling Champ Jones and Laing Make Long Distance Relationship Work

Olympic Curling Champ Jones and Laing Make Long Distance Relationship Work

By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

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Jennifer Jones delivers a rock leading up to her opening day victory over Chelsea Carey at the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, Sunday, December 1, 2013. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

TORONTO — Jennifer Jones and Brent Laing will be in the same city this weekend, curling under the same roof.

And that’s a notable accomplishment in itself for the soon-to-be married curlers, who make long-distance relationships look good.

Jones, the reigning Olympic women’s champion, and Laing are getting married in Mexico on June 1, but will continue to straddle two provinces — she’s based in Winnipeg, he curls for Kevin Koe’s rink in Calgary. They’ll eventually put down roots somewhere together, Jones says, perhaps after the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Jennifer Jones Falls 8-6 to Sweden After 9-4 Win Over Scotland on Sunday

Jennifer Jones Falls 8-6 to Sweden After 9-4 Win Over Scotland on Sunday

By The Canadian Press

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Manitoba skip Jennifer Jones (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

SAPPORO, Japan — Canada’s Jennifer Jones was happy to gain a split of her games Sunday at the world women’s curling championship.

The Olympic champion earned a 9-4 win over Scotland before dropping an 8-6 decision to Sweden. That left Jones with a 2-1 record, standing fourth in the overall standings behind unbeaten China, Russia and Switzerland (all 3-0).

“To be honest, we had a really tough day so to split the day we have to be happy with that,” said Jones. “We just didn’t play as well as we would’ve liked (against Sweden), which was unfortunate.”

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City Renames Street in Honour of Team Jennifer Jones

Two more honours were bestowed upon the gold medal-winning Jennifer Jones curling rink on Thursday.

The ladies from the St. Vital Curling Club gathered for the official unveiling of their mural on the south wall of the club facing Fermor Avenue. With the support of Take Pride Winnipeg and other organizations, the mural was painted this summer by local muralists Mandy van Leeuwen and Michel Saint Hilaire.

“You’re a little scared when your face is going to be about a storey high,” Jones said of the mural.

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