Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Carey to carry 'favourite' label at Scotties

  • Print
Skip Chelsea Carey from the Fort Rouge Curling Club was all smiles at news conference today after her team was seeded #1 at the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts held in Virden, Manitoba. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Enlarge Image

Skip Chelsea Carey from the Fort Rouge Curling Club was all smiles at news conference today after her team was seeded #1 at the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts held in Virden, Manitoba. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

Hot off of a sturdy showing at the Canadian Olympic curling trials last month, Winnipeg skip Chelsea Carey will enter as top seed at the provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts next week.

Today, Curl Manitoba announced the seeding and draw for the annual women’s curling championship, which kicks off in Virden on Jan. 8. The top five seeds are rounded out by veteran skip Barb Spencer at No. 2, third-seed Michelle Montford, fourth-ranked Darcy Robertson and fifth-seed Kerri Einarson.

For the 29-year-old Carey, a two-time provincial Scotties finalist, it is a chance to continue working in the spotlight set at the recent Roar of the Rings, where the skip and her team made it to a tiebreaker round.

The 16 teams are divided into two round-robin groups of eight. The top two teams in each group will move into the playoffs, with the winners of each group playing each other for a bye to the final, and the second-place teams in each group playing each other to move on to the semifinal.

The provincial champion will represent Mantioba at the 2014 national Scotties in Montreal, which kicks off on Feb. 1.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Theresa Oswald Leadership Bid

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A baby Red Panda in her area at the Zoo. International Red Panda Day is Saturday September 15th and the Assiniboine Park Zoo will be celebrating in a big way! The Zoo is home to three red pandas - Rufus, Rouge and their cub who was born on June 30 of this year. The female cub has yet to be named and the Assiniboine Park Zoo is asking the community to help. September 14, 2012  BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
  • A young goose gobbles up grass at Fort Whyte Alive Monday morning- Young goslings are starting to show the markings of a adult geese-See Bryksa 30 day goose challenge- Day 20– June 11, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

What's your take on the Jets so far this season?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google