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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...

Locals win Granton Grind bike races

ABERCROMBIE – Local cyclists figured prominently on Sunday during the Granton Grind road race hosted by Pictou County Cycle. Tim Shea won the Men’s Category...
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Local athletes eye Eastern Canada track meet

STELLARTON – Four Pictou County athletes are among more than 40 who have been chosen for Nova Scotia’s Under-22 track and field team that...
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Writing a book has its ups and downs

I can't believe it's been so long, but it's true. It has now been 12 years since I initially accepted the encouragement of others to...