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Hockey coach, players enjoy H.O.A. trip to U.S.

TRENTON – Local hockey players and a coach had a rare opportunity to take part in a hockey event last month in Vermont. Coach Clarence...
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First Nova Scotian boxer at Olympics

When must we admit we're getting old? That's a quandary I've faced too many times, a dilemma that has always baffled me. I remember when...

Kendra MacKinnon sidelined from playing basketball

PICTOU – Kendra MacKinnon will be attending Saint Mary’s University this fall but playing basketball at the school has been interrupted. The local phenom faces...

Play with Pros hockey event returns Saturday

It’s back. Play with the Pros will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Organizer Jon Sim says...
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Affleck lauds NHL referee McIsaac

MOUNT WILLIAM – Members of the refereeing fraternity are praising Jon McIsaac’s promotion to full-time status as an NHL referee. The Truro native was among...
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County softball players represent N.S

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – Nova Scotia I was able to win one game last week at the 2016 Softball Canada Under-21 women’s championship despite the...
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Gifted on the field, gifted on the bench

Fortunately and happily, I never had to appear in Provincial Judge Robert A. Stroud's courtroom – or any other courtroom for that matter. But Bob...

MacDonald Cup set to go

WESTVILLE – When Allan Stewart was asked why the MacDonald Cup for palliative care is such an important charity to him, his words came...
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Margaree Highland Games celebrating fifth year

In the last five years, the Margaree Highland Games have seen themselves welcomed into Heavy Events circles with open arms, and have quickly become...

Cross Fit new path toward fitness

NEW GLASGOW – Clan Cross Fit has become a new club with an interesting concept of personal fitness. Jason MacInnis and Ashley Greening introduce the...