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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...
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Clark leads Pro Stock points race

PICTOU – Cassius Clark continues to hold the lead driving the No. 13 entry owned by Rollie MacDonald of Pictou in the Parts for...
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Tic Williams was the best Maripac

You would have to be as old as me – or pretty darn close – to remember watching Tic Williams playing hockey for the...

Fit Chix repeat Mud Hero run

PLYMOUTH – The Down ‘n’ Dirty Fit Chicks are at it again. Six members of the local 60-something fitness group – including their coach and...

HeartLand bikers riding in Pictou County July 14

PICTOU – Bikers will be pedaling throughout Pictou County when the 2016 Heartland Tour visits on July 14. The tour is marking its 10th anniversary...

Marshall key on 60kg boxing weight class

TRENTON – Norma Marshall’s boxing transformation is incomplete. For all her achievements in the last year, Marshall has been on a mission to drop down...

Golf scramble tops $167,000

ABERCROMBIE – Hollywood stars were shining brightly on Friday when Summer Street Scramble golfers raised more than $167,000 in the annual event. Hollywood was the...