Pictou Advocate sports

A remarkable sports couple

In sports, we frequently hear and read about successful father-and-son stories. Athletic skills handed down from one generation to the next. Same is true — though maybe not quite as common — of mothers passing on their talents to their daughters. Blood lines are often the explanation. But what about husbands and wives who become […]

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Pictou Advocate sports

Still no local hockey team

Nova Scotia sports addicts undoubtedly know and understand the procedures followed by the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame when it adds new inductees to its hallowed hall. It’s been an annual celebration for nearly 40 years. The hall’s selection committee carries out its mandate, deserving recipients are announced, and the winners anxiously await induction […]

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To Stellarton: save your rink

Though I’m in my 50th year living away from Pictou County, I still maintain a great interest in the county and its strengths. Think of Stellarton Memorial Rink, for instance. In my growing-up days, my high school and university years writing sports for the New Glasgow News, my 10 years working in the county for […]

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