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Locals win track, field events

STELLARTON — Local athletes did well last week during the 2017 Pictou and Cumberland district track and field meet at the Pioneer Coal...

Gryphons win school award

TRENTON — North Nova runners combined to win the Courtney Malcolm school running award on Monday in conjunction with the 53rd annual Joe...

Boxers brace for four cards

TRENTON — Albion boxers are preparing for four weekends of events over the next month. Cards are scheduled to be hosted on Saturday by...

Nighthawks win rugby title

ALMA — The Northumberland Nighthawks have answered the challenge to capture the regional high school boys’ rugby championship. The Nighthawks avenged an earlier 10-5...
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Stan pitched complete games

I recently came across two intriguing comments about growing old — and quickly grabbed onto them, hook, line and sinker. I think they’re worth...

Miss Miles event big hit

NEW GLASGOW — Seven hundred and fifty women — some mothers, but all daughters — took part in this year’s Miss Miles Mother’s...

Tennis Day in Pictou

PICTOU — It was a busy time on Saturday during the inaugural Tennis Day in Canada, hosted by the Pictou-based Highland Tennis Association. Association...

‘Hawks host rugby showdown

ALMA — A crucial boys game on Thursday between the host Northumberland Nighthawks and the visiting North Nova Gryphons will highlight high school...

Four paws up for effort

GREEN HILL — Sarah LeBlanc says she’s proud of how her border collie, Caper, did during an agility competition in Spain. They represented Canada alongside...
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Hafey’s journey never easy

It’s probably difficult to realize, but it’s been 41 years since it happened. That’s half a lifetime to most people. Yet even the passage of...