County team wins Atlantic track honours

MONCTON, N.B. — Pictou County Athletics have captured another team award at the Subway Atlantic track and field championships. Members of PCA combined to register 693.5 points during the events on Saturday and Sunday. Keighan DeCoff won the women’s Under-18 shot put and discus events. Cara MacDonald won the Under 16 girls’ 300-metre race. She...

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County athletes move on from 2019 district meet

STELLARTON – Local runners have advanced to the Northumberland Region track and field championships. They did so based on their performances at the district high school meet that took place at the Pioneer Coal facility on Friday and Saturday and will now prepare for the regional championships there on May 24 and 25. Girls’events produced...

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County athletes shine at indoor track meet

MONTREAL, Que. — Five Pictou County Athletics athletes competed last weekend at the Athletics Canada Open Indoor Track and Field Championships. Keighan DeCoff won two medals on the first day, throwing two personal bests in the U-18 weight throw and shot put. DeCoff won a bronze medal with 15.22 metres on her second last throw,...

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Pictou County athletes honoured

STELLARTON — It was a time for celebrating achievement and saluting graduating members of Pictou County Athletics. The annual PCA awards banquet took place at the clubhouse at Pioneer Coal Field and included significant honours for several members. Keighan DeCoff was cited for the two bronze medals she received in discus and shot put at...

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Four County athletes on Legion team

STELLARTON — Local athletes are looking forward to their participation while representing the 38-member Team Nova Scotia-Nunavut for the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion Under-16 and Under-18 Track and Field Championships scheduled for August 10 to 12 in Brandon, Man. Jenna Reid of Pictou is entered in the 500-gram javelin and three-kilogram hammer throw, while Keaghan...

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Locals shine at district track meet

STELLARTON – Emerging and established local track and field athletes showed their prowess this week during the district high school track and field meet at the Pioneer complex. Matt MacLeod of Thorburn Consolidated won three junior high boys field events: shot put, discus and javelin during the meet that took place on Monday and Tuesday....

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Quann leads PA at track meet

STELLARTON — Lauren Quann made her last Northumberland Region track and field meet a successful one. The Pictou Academy phenom competed in five events and won two of them in the senior girls division last weekend at the regional championships at Pioneer Coal Field. She cleared 1.6 metres to win the senior girls’ high jump...

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