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County golfers at Future Links event

MOUNT WILLIAM – Five Pictou County golfers are among those taking part in the 2018 Future Links national golf challenge this weekend at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. Avery Cohen is in the girls 9-11 group, while Colby Bent in the boys 9-11 category, Jean Craig is in the girls 12-14 division […]

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Falcons edged 1-0 in soccer

WOLFVILLE – The Northern Nova United Falcons were defeated 1-0 by East Hants in their Under-17 B Girls Division semifinal game on Sunday at the 2018 at the Gunn Baldursson Memorial Soccer Tournament. The Falcons finished first in their pool before drawing East Hants. In their first game, Victoria Dunn and Megan MacKenzie each scored […]

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Evan Sharpe makes waves

NEW GLASGOW — It is less than a month before Evan Sharpe joins his fellow athletes at the 2018 Canadian Special Olympics Summer Games. The Games are being held July 31 to August 4 in Antigonish. Sharpe is among members of the swimming team and has been training on his own with coach Aaron Smith […]

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Gallant Hall of Fame inductee

ANTIGONISH – Peggy Gallant is among 2018 inductees in the builders category into the Nova Scotia Sport Heritage Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame Induction Night will take place on November 2 at the Halifax Convention Centre. Gallant is among two builders, four athletes a team and a first for the Hall of Fame – […]

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Selects eye female hockey title

BRIDGEWATER – The Northern AAA Subway Selects have their sights set on the Esso Cup. The Selects had three preliminary matches entering today’s action in their first-ever appearance at the Canadian female midget hockey championship in Bridgewater. The tournament began on Sunday and will end on Saturday. Kara MacLean scored twice as the Selects defeated […]

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Fraser Canadian ring champ

TRENTON — Matt Fraser is coming home a Canadian champion. The 16-year-old Fraser, who is a member of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club, defeated Cole Brander from Alberta to win in the youth 49-kilogram weight class at the Canadian amateur boxing championships in Edmonton. Fraser previously lost twice to Brander but won this time by […]

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Celtic Christmas with Ashley MacIsaac & Friends

PICTOU – Celebrate the Christmas season at the deCoste Centre with a musical performance sure to be remembered. One of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley MacIsaac brings his Celtic Christmas show to the deCoste to close their Christmas season on Tuesday, Dec. 19 […]

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