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Blair eyes next pro bout

LYONS BROOK — Brody Blair has turned his sights toward professional boxing. Blair, 25, is looking forward to his second pro bout in August...
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No one thought he would live

It was an August afternoon in 2001. I had driven from Dartmouth to attend Pictou County Sports Heritage Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in...
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Jays, Cards Twilight winners

STELLARTON – The Blue Jays rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning on Monday to edge the Yankees 6-5 in...

Celebrity golf

Mark Vokey is among alumni taking part in the 2017 Weeks celebrity golf scramble today at Abercrombie Golf and Country Club. Vokey starred with...

Chokes by the Ocean ’17 event draws local athletes to deCoste

MOUNT WILLIAM — Local athletes are preparing for their part in the 2017 Chokes by the Ocean martial arts tournament in Pictou on...

Kilted golfers keep tradition

FRASER’S MOUNTAIN — Three of the original foursome that has championed the tradition of the Festival of the Tartans kilted golf tournament continue...

Blenkhorn wins IWK 250

JAMES RIVER – Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro has won the John W. Chisholm Memorial Cup at the IWK 250 at Riverside International Speedway. Cole Butcher...
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Ah, those old Westville tales

I love lobster rolls. Truth be told, I love lobster in just about any cooked state — as long as I don’t have to open...
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Two games in Twilight ball

STELLARTON – Two games were played on July 10 in the Leo Fahey Ladies Twilight Softball League. Game one saw the Orioles defeat the Blue...

County wins fourth track title

DARTMOUTH — Pictou County Athletics has won the club’s fourth consecutive provincial track and field championship. PCA placed first among 19 teams with 1,910...