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Local runners win races

ANTIGONISH – Local runners have won their way to the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation cross-country racing championships next week.Raymond Simpson of North Nova...
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Peewee AAA’s open season

TRENTON — The Pictou County Peewee AAA Crushers dropped their first league hockey game of the season and split two exhibition games with...
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Plunging into a different pool

It can’t be categorized as anything serious. It surely can’t be considered a life-threatening situation. So there’s no need to call my family doctor...
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Fukes training for Albion card

TRENTON — Shauna Fukes is determined to get ready for her first boxing match this fall.Fukes is a member of the Albion Amateur...

Hockey team eyes 2018

PICTOU — A local hockey team is basking in a rewarding experience and looking forward to playing more 55+Games hockey next year.The 60-Plus...
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Club remains popular option

NEW GLASGOW — More than 400 members are once again registered for the Pictou County Gymnastics Club as its full program resumes.Many gymnasts...

Ancient Mariners make waves

PICTOU — The Ancient Mariners Masters Swim Club is asking previous and potential members to give the club a try on Thursday, Oct....
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From goalie pads to priest’s robes

It’s amazing how, when we’re kids, many of us are influenced by someone just a bit older than ourselves.It might be a young guy...

My first year of roller derby

People generally look at me with surprise when I tell them I play roller derby. It’s either because they don’t think of me as...

Bruins, Habs alumni meet Dec. 13

One of the most celebrated rivalries in professional sports can be seen up close and personal in December when hockey legends from the Montreal...