‘Hawks win inaugural hoop tourney

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks varsity men’s basketball team went undefeated last weekend to win its first annual Northumberland New Year’s Basketball Tournament. The six-team tournament included teams from Cobequid Education Centre, Cabot Education Centre, Avon View High School, Strait Area Education and Recreation Centre, and Glace Bay High School. The host Nighthawks powered back […]

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Lightning win basketball banner

NEW GLASGOW – The Pictou County Lightning defeated the Pictou County Raptors 31-27 on Sunday to capture the Basketball Nova Scotia Girls Division 4 Under-12 championship. The Raptors held a healthy lead into the second half of the game, but the Lightning outscored the Raptors 17-4 down the stretch to secure the win in the […]

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Nighthawks host junior varsity boys’ basketball playoff Friday

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks are hosting a junior varsity boys’ qualifier playoff game at 4 p.m. on Friday at the NRHS gym. The Nighthawks will face the third-place team from Highland Region, the Breton Education Centre Bears from New Waterford. The Nighthawks earned their way to this game by coming in second at the […]

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Nighthawks hoop team makes noise

ALMA — The Northumberland Nighthawks are starting to make a noise in boys’ senior high school basketball. A recent winning streak raised the Nighthawks’ record to 12-7, capped by four wins in the January Thaw tournament last weekend in Springhill. “I really think our team chemistry has improved,” said Nighthawks co-captain Liam Neilsen, explaining the […]

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