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Paytan Ruiz to play soccer for St. FX

PICTOU – Soccer is an important part of Paytan Ruiz’s life. Now Ruiz is ready to chart a new course for her sport and her...

Special Olympics athletes shine at Summer Games

WOLFVILLE – Pictou County athletes were among more than 850 athletes from across the province who competed at the 2016 Nova Scotia Special Olympics...
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Game statistics always fascinating

From as far back as I can remember, I loved sports statistics. Whether it was home runs in major league baseball, goals scored in the...

Chokes by the Ocean jiu jitsu event at deCoste

PICTOU – The sport of jiu jitsu has been growing in popularity locally for a number of years. It stems from a Japanese form of...

Simpson wins Run for the Lobster 10-K race

PICTOU – Raymond Simpson helped to raise his stock in distance running on Sunday by winning the 10-K portion of the 2016 Run for...
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McLean cycling twice for Alzheimer’s

LYONS BROOK – Renowned local cyclist Lloyd McLean is planning two one-day bike rides this summer to promote the work of the Alzheimer’s Society. McLean’s...
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MacKay could run and talk the talk

I loved asking Fergie MacKay about his sports experiences, particularly his long-distance running. His answers were seldom ordinary, but they were amusing. I once asked...

Dragonflies ready to get their rhythm on!

The Special Olympics Pictou County Dragonflies Rhythmic Gymnastics Team will compete at the Nova Scotia Summer Games July 8-10 at Acadia University in Wolfville....

Noftall eyes local triathlon honours

MELMERBY BEACH – A new local challenger at the Olympic distance and altered courses are  among highlights for the 2016 Melmerby Triathlon. Race director Terry...

Royals host Yarmouth for two games

STELLARTON – The Pictou County Royals will try to get back to .500 on Saturday when they host the Yarmouth Gateways for two games...

Pictou Weather

Pictou, CA
light rain
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