Fraser, Scholes boxing gold medalists

TRENTON — Two members of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club have been crowned national champions. Matt Fraser won his second straight gold medal at the 2019 Boxing Canada championships last week in Victoria, B.C., while Carson Scholes won for the first time. Fraser defeated Derek Fournier from Quebec before defeating Zach Barbarsk from Alberta in...

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The Stadium

For 70 years, the New Glasgow stadium stood as probably the most influential sports palace in northeastern Nova Scotia for thousands of Pictonians, particularly the youth of the town. For the stadium, as we knew it in the 50s, 60s and 70s, before it became the John Brother MacDonald Stadium, to honour the memory of...

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Albion boxers off to ‘19 Nationals

TRENTON — Three boxers will represent the Albion Amateur Boxing Club at the 2019 Boxing Canada junior championships next week. Matt Fraser, Tivor Stewart and Carson Scholes will be accompanied by coach Walter Linthorne as they leave on Saturday for the Junior Nationals scheduled from April 23 to 27. “They’re all ready,” Linthorne said. “They’re...

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Blair unveils pro boxing card

STELLARTON – Brody Blair says he is looking for similar enthusiasm from fans who attend his next boxing card on Saturday. Blair is on the final fight of a five-bout card scheduled for Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. He is once again promoting the card through Polarblair Promotions. “Pictou County should enjoy this,”...

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Blair hosts boxing card March 30

LYONS BROOK — Brody Blair says he’s looking forward to his fifth professional boxing match. Blair will headline another pro boxing card in Pictou County on March 30 when he meets Mexican opponent Eduardo Canjas. Blair, 27, has been lining up the event that will once again utilize the Pictou County Wellness Centre as the...

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Matt Fraser courts boxing destiny

TRENTON — Matt Fraser is in the countdown of his quest to earn a boxing medal at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. Fraser is a member of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club and is on Nova Scotia’s boxing team that will compete at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. He will be...

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Fraser on black tie boxing card

TRENTON – There are few competitive boxers this season at the Albion Amateur Boxing Club, but Matt Fraser is an exception. And he’s in for what could be an exciting time on a black tie boxing card next Saturday at Casino Halifax. Fraser is boxing an American opponent named Edgar Trejof from New Hampshire on...

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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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MacGregor becomes boxing official

TRENTON — Erin MacGregor says she’s prepared for the new phase in her amateur boxing career. The former national champion based at the Albion Amateur Boxing Club has been coaching for some years at the club and has recently begun judging and refereeing bouts as part of a new, younger wave of boxing organizers. She...

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Albion amateur boxing card goes Saturday

TRENTON – Albion Amateur Boxing Club’s 30th anniversary will be celebrated on May 12 when the club hosts its annual spring card at Summer Street in New Glasgow. Head coach Al Archibald has been busy assembling the card that could feature up to seven Albion boxers. “I’m really excited,” Archibald said. “We’ve worked hard to...

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