Pictou Advocate sports

MacDonald sets track records

STELLARTON — It has been a remarkable winter for Cara MacDonald. The Pictou County Athletics member was among those who won events last weekend at the Atlantic Indoor Championships in Moncton, N.B., where she was first in her 800-metre run, second in Under-16 girls’ shot put and third in 60-metre hurdles. MacDonald was among 30 […]

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Blayre Turnbull returns home with Olympic silver medal

Blayre Turnbull says she appreciates the Olympic journey she has completed. Turnbull returned home early Tuesday morning after the long flight from her participation in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. She was among members of the Canadian Olympic women’s hockey team that received silver medals after a 3-2 shootout loss to their […]

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Special Olympics members honoured

HALIFAX — Awards in three categories were presented to local athletes and volunteers last Wednesday as Special Olympics Nova Scotia honoured winners of its 2017 provincial awards presented at the Annual Special Olympics Nova Scotia Inspired Gala. Pictou County curlers were named team of the year, while Daniel MacLeod was tabbed as male athlete of […]

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