Pictou Advocate sports

Murrin was on X’s best teams

Most of our communities, I would suggest, have their fair share of good people who earned the respect and admiration of others. Antigonish is no exception. That’s what came to mind last week when I learned of Ed Murrin’s passing at his home in the cathedral town. To simply say he was a favourite with […]

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Jr. A Crushers peak for playoffs

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have turned their MHL season around, and head coach Doug Doull likes what he sees. The Crushers will follow three games in five days over the long weekend by hosting the Edmundston Blizzard next Thursday in a 7 p.m. starter at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The previous three-game stretch […]

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Crushers close in on Bearcats

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have narrowed the gap with the Truro Bearcats. Sam Meisenheiner scored the only goal in the shootout on Thursday as the fourth-place Crushers edged the Amherst Ramblers 3-2 in MHL action at the Pictou County Wellness Centre to move within three pints of the third-place Bearcats in the South Division. […]

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Hockey event honours Crowther’s memory

WESTVILLE – It’s important to be able to honour Bradley Crowther’s memory, Dave Sinnis says. Sinnis is head coach of the most Westville Miners and is helping to organize the annual Bradley Crowther Memorial Midget C hockey tournament in Westville. Play began on Friday and will end on Sunday. “I personally knew Bradley, Sinnis said. […]

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