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Major Midgets earn weekend hockey split

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets are making noise. Pictou County followed a 5-4 loss with a 5-4 overtime triumph on home ice against the...

School teams gear up for playoffs

PICTOU – The playoff season that follows an all-too-short regular season has arrived for local school soccer teams. Pictou Academy senior varsity boys’ and girls’...
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MHL Crushers feast on Wildcats

TRURO –The Pictou County Crushers won all three games they played last weekend against the Valley Wildcats to stay close to the division lead...
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Local players help N.S. to U-18 girls gold medal

Julia Scammell,  Sophie Wornell and Jenna Landry have helped Team Nova Scotia to the gold medal championship in the Under-18 Female Division at the...
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Upon learning of Joe Stewart’s death

What to write about? That's a question I sometimes have to ask myself as I prepare to compose my next column. It happened again this...
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UPDATE: Police investigating on-ice incident in Trenton

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police are still investigating an on-ice incident at a hockey game that took place at the Trenton Minor Sports Community...

Scotians host Miners Sunday in junior hockey

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians will have their hands full on Sunday when they host the Jr. Miners from Cape Breton in their...

Midget Selects sweep Pens in female hockey

The Northern Subway Selects improved to 4-0 atop the Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey league standings by sweeping two weekend games from the Procresting...
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Bluenose Curling Club to host open house

NEW GLASGOW – Bluenose Curling Club is hosting an open house week from Oct. 11 to 13 to encourage membership. On-ice instruction will be available...
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Local athletes join Games track and field core team

STELLARTON – Four members of Pictou County Athletics are on Nova Scotia’s 2017 Canada Summer Games core team. The list includes McCayla Cullen, Megan Graham,...