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More than 40 in Run by the Sea

RIVER JOHN – It was a sweltering day for more than 40 people who took part in the 2016 Run by the Sea last...
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Dickson followed dad, brother into sports

It would have been a surprise if Clint Dickson hadn't had athletic genes from birth. His dad, Foster Dickson, was considered one of Pictou County's...

Chokes by the Ocean action

While the main pay per view event kicked off at Saturday night, Chokes by the Ocean provided a solid day's worth of rough and...
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County athletes win Atlantic title

STELLARTON – Pictou County Athletics has won the Atlantic Track and Field Championship for the second straight year. There were many wins and personal best...
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Together again after 60 years

It was 60 years ago, a June evening in 1956. Fifty-one of us from New Glasgow High School's two Grade 12 classes were summoned...

Denis Savard hits right notes at annual Weeks event

ABERCROMBIE – Time marches on, but some things stay the same for the annual Weeks Celebrity Golf event. Items were well received and generated strong...

New champ in Olympic racing

MELMERBY BEACH – It was a time to crown a new champion at the Melmerby Triathlon. Corey Deveaux of Sydney River, who previoiusly won the...

Special guest for Weeks Celebrity Golf event

Denis Savard is in town golfing at Abercrombie Country Club in preparation for the Weeks Celebrity Golf tournament. Savard is a former NHL player...

Heartland bike tour draws big again

More than 160 bikers pedalled through parts of Pictou County last Thursday in profiling a healthy heart through exercise during the 2016 Heartland Bike...

Walsh on extreme cage combat program

MOUNT WILLIAM – Participating in mixed martial arts (MMA) has been rewarding for Liam Walsh. It has afforded him with a chance to meet numerous...