Olympic Park celebrated

STELLARTON — An Olympic-sized event was celebrated Sunday with two Olympic athletes in attendance. A good crowd gathered as the park at Valley Woods was officially renamed Olympic Park in honour of the two Olympic athletes who come from the town. Les ‘Babe’ Mason, boxer, and Blayre Turnbull, hockey player, were the guests of honour...

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Blayre Turnbull named Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month for February

HALIFAX – Twenty-four-year-old Blayre Turnbull was named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month. The hockey player from Pictou County joined teammate Jill Saulnier as the first Nova Scotians to ever play on the Canadian Olympic women’s hockey team. During the semi-finals against the Olympic Athletes from Russia, Turnbull tallied two...

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Hockey hero visits Wellness Centre

Pictou County’s Olympic hero Blayre Turnbull delighted the crowd Tuesday night at the Pictou County Wellness Centre where she dropped the puck for the Crushers versus Bearcats Junior A hockey game. Turnbull has just returned to Pictou County after winning a silver medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Here, Turnbull...

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Rings of excitement

Liz Munro, left, and Alex Skoke sensed the rings of excitement on Wednesday during the televised hockey game featuring Blayne Turnbull and her Canadian teammates against the U.S. in women’s Olympic action in South Korea. (Goodwin photo)...

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Wishing our Olympian luck

EDIT: extra video added to this post.See below. Stellarton resident Blayre Turnbull is off to the Olympics in South Korea on the women’s hockey team. The Advocate gathered well wishes from the county for our very own Olympian. FEB 8 UPDATE: Oh dear! in the scramble to assemble everything for our big feature it appears that...

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