MacLennan wins 12th Miles marathon

NEW GLASGOW – Make it an even dozen Johnny Miles Marathon wins for Dave MacLennan. MacLennan, 53, started strong and steadily gained on runner-up Matthew White of Dartmouth to win the marathon by nearly 11 minutes in two hours, 47 minutes, 36 seconds. It’s his fastest winning time for the race since 2014 when he […]

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Sutherland offers ice-making options

VICTORIA, B.C. – An engineer who grew up in Stellarton has made a life from a low-energy ice-making process. Art Sutherland is co-founder of Accent Refrigeration Systems Ltd., which was launched in 1980 and is based in Victoria, B.C. He has travelled around the world to install more efficient ammonia-carbon dioxide-based cooling systems that reduce […]

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Miles ’18 awards presented

NEW GLASGOW – Awards were presented in four categories last Thursday at Glasgow Square in conjunction with the Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend. Five people were inducted into the Glenn Big Dog Chenell Runners Hall of Fame: Fred MacDonald, Peter Kittelson, Brenda Hetherington-Henshaw, Joe Pound and Lloyd Northen. The awards are presented in memory of […]

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Gallant Hall of Fame inductee

ANTIGONISH – Peggy Gallant is among 2018 inductees in the builders category into the Nova Scotia Sport Heritage Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame Induction Night will take place on November 2 at the Halifax Convention Centre. Gallant is among two builders, four athletes a team and a first for the Hall of Fame – […]

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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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Trinity Embraces the Race

Trinity United Church is cancelling services this Sunday morning so that the congregation can fully get into the spirit of Johnny Miles Running Event by encouraging in person neighbours, friends, families and visitors who are taking part in this great healthy lifestyle event! To be more precise, Trinity will join with their neighbours at St. […]

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