Kerri Einarson, Selena Kaatz, Liz Fyfe and Kristin MacCuish have thrown rocks, swept rocks and have won a lot more games than they've lost at the Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Tundra Oil & Gas Place in Virden, the Winkler Centennial Arena, the Sun-Gro Centre in Beausejour and the Eric Coy Arena in Winnipeg.

This week the East St. Paul foursome is settled in at the Shamrock Centre in Killarney.

"We've been plugging away at it," said Einarson after their practice session Tuesday afternoon. "We've had such really great years. We all get along really well which is nice. Kristin and Selena have been curling together for just over 10 years. That's a very long time."

"You have to be able to get along with your teammates and be able to enjoy playing and doing what you love out there."

Einarson, Kaatz, Fyfe and MacCuish lost back-to-back finals in 2014 & 2015 to Chelsea Carey and Jennifer Jones.

They played in their third straight final in 2016 and beat Kristy McDonald in Kaatz's hometown of Beausejour.

Einarson and company saw their championship reign come to an end when they lost to Darcy Robertson in a tie-breaker at the 2017 Provincial Scotties at Eric Coy.

The East St. Paul skip says getting lots of rest and being consistant is the game plan to surviving what can be a pretty intense round robin.

"You want to get off to a good start," said Einarson. "If you win your first few then you just get on a roll after that. We definitely want to do that."

 

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2018 Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts
@ the Shamrock Centre in Killarney
Thursday, January 11th
Draw #5   8:30 a.m.
Jennifer Jones, St. Vital 11 Jennifer Briscoe, Thompson 6
Briane Meilleur, Fort Rouge 9 Lisa Hale-Menard, Dauphin 2
Shannon Birchard, Thistle 9 Alyssa Calvert, Carberry 3
Joelle Brown, Charleswood 10 Kristy Watling, Fort Rouge 8

Draw #6   12:15 p.m.
Kerri Einarson, East St. Paul 10 Rebecca Lamb, Stonewall 1
Darcy Robertson, Assiniboine Memorial 8 Cheryl Reed, Brandon 1
Barb Spencer, Assiniboine Memorial 7 Mackenzie Zacharias, Altona 5
Jennifer Clark-Rouire, Miami 8 Tiffany McLean, Brandon 3

Draw #7   4 p.m.
Jones 8 Calvert 4
Brown 5 Meilleur 4
Birchard 8 Briscoe 1
Watling 11 Hale-Menard 3

Draw #8   7:45 p.m.
Einarson 7 Reed 4
Robertson 9 Lamb 6
Spencer 10 McLean 3
Zacharias 8 Clark-Rouire 4


Standings
Black Group
Jones, Birchard & Brown (3-1)
Meilleur & Watling (2-2)
Briscoe, Calvert & Hale-Menard (1-3)

Red Group
Robertson, Einarson & Spencer (4-0)
Clark-Rouire (2-2)
Zacharias & Lamb (1-3)
Reed & McLean (0-4)

 

 

 

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Sunday, October 21st

MJHL
OCN at Steinbach, 7 p.m.
Portage at Virden, 6:30 p.m.
Wpg Blues at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.

Capital Region Junior Hockey League
St. Malo vs Lundar
@ Warren, 6:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Wpg Avros 1 Eastman 0

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Yellowhead 2 Kenora 0
Wpg Wild 4 Southwest 3 (OT)
Parkland 8 Norman 2
Wpg Bruins 5 Brandon 4
Interlake 5 Pembina Valley 3 

AAA U17 Midget Prep League
Eastman 2 Brandon 1 (OT)

AHL
Manitoba 6 San Antonio 3

NHL
Calgary at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Chicago, 6 p.m.
Buffalo at Anaheim, 7 p.m.

NFL
Minnesota 37 N.Y. Jets 17
L.A. Chargers 20 Tennessee 19
Carolina 21 Philadelphia 17
Indianapolis 37 Buffalo 5
New England 38 Chicago 31
Tampa Bay 26 Cleveland 23 (OT)
Houston 20 Jacksonville 7
Detroit 32 Miami 21
New Orleans 24 Baltimore 23
Washington 20 Dallas 17
L.A. Rams 39 San Francisco 10
Cincinnati at Kansas City, 7:20 p.m.

NBA
Atlanta 133 Cleveland 111
Sacramento 131 Oklahoma City 120
Golden State at Denver, 7 p.m.
Houston at L.A. Clippers, 8 p.m.

Monday, October 22nd

South Central Athletic Conference
High School Volleyball
Varsity
SRSS vs Glenlawn
@ Steinbach (g) 6 p.m. (b) 7:30 p.m.
Junior Varsity
SRSS vs Glenlawn
@ Wpg (g) 6:30 p.m. (b) 8 p.m.

NHL
Colorado at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Carolina at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Washington at Vancouver, 9 p.m.

NFL
N.Y. Giants at Atlanta, 7:15 p.m.

NBA
Charlotte at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
New York at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Indiana at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Memphis at Utah, 8 p.m.
Washington at Portland, 9 p.m.
Phoenix at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.

 

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