Pictou Advocate sports

A good editor, a good person

You meet and make friends with an enormous number of people when you spend a lifetime in the newspaper business. I started learning that a very long time ago. For me, it has held true for over 60 years. I always considered it one of the special gratifications of the profession. Colleagues, competitors and contacts […]

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Pictou Advocate sports

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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Nighthawks host junior varsity boys’ basketball playoff Friday

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks are hosting a junior varsity boys’ qualifier playoff game at 4 p.m. on Friday at the NRHS gym. The Nighthawks will face the third-place team from Highland Region, the Breton Education Centre Bears from New Waterford. The Nighthawks earned their way to this game by coming in second at the […]

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