Crushers out of MHL playoffs

The MHL playoffs have eluded the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. The South Mustangs defeated the Crushers 7-4 before nearly 1,200 fans at the Pictou County Wellness Centre to clinch third place in the league’s South Division. The results meant the idle Truro Bearcats can claim the fourth and final playoff berth, regardless of the outcome […]

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Larade-Gallant tourney opens

PICTOU – The 2019 Adam Larade-Teresa Gallant Memorial hockey tournament has begun in Pictou. The host Pictou Maripacs are among 16 teams in four pools playing in the tournament that started on Friday and ends on Sunday at the Hector Arena. The Maripacs were on the ice on Friday following a ceremonial puck drop to […]

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TRENTON — Nearly 20 hockey teams in various novice divisions gathered last weekend for the second annual Bauer MacIsaac Memorial Jamboree at the Trenton Arena. The event featured six teams from Pictou County out of the eight Novice Advances teams, six Novice Intermediate teams, and four Novice Development teams during games played from Friday through […]

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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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Still no local hockey team

Nova Scotia sports addicts undoubtedly know and understand the procedures followed by the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame when it adds new inductees to its hallowed hall. It’s been an annual celebration for nearly 40 years. The hall’s selection committee carries out its mandate, deserving recipients are announced, and the winners anxiously await induction […]

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