Sports writer, Advocate columnist follows dream

Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Frank Mahovlich, Henri Richard, Gordie Howe… Most sports fans dream of someday, maybe, seeing one of these sports giants. But meeting all of them, plus more? Well, that’s a dream that’s just about too big for anyone, really. Not so for sports writer Hugh Townsend. He met these greats, and many […]

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Special Olympics athletes shine at Summer Games

WOLFVILLE – Pictou County athletes were among more than 850 athletes from across the province who competed at the 2016 Nova Scotia Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games. Fifty-three athletes from Pictou County competed and took home a total of 42 medals. Pictou County had athletes competing in seven sports: basketball, bocce, bowling, golf, rhythmic gymnastics, […]

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