Mohawks enjoy Hall of Fame trip

ABERCROMBIE — It was a special day for members of the Thorburn Mohawks men’s junior softball team when they spent the day taking in events in conjunction with the most recent Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame inductions. Those Mohawks players present at the inductions on November 2 in Halifax drew a rousing ovation when...

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Scotians host Maple Leafs Sunday

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will host the Valley Maple Leafs on Sunday at 6 p.m. in their home game in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League at Treton rink. The Scotians split two games last weekend before their scheduled visit to Brookfield to play the Elks on Tuesday. They edged the host Junior...

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Scotians post weekend sweep

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians could hardly have asked for a better start to their season. The Scotians, who are idle this Sunday, opened their regular season in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League by defeating the host Cole Harbour Colts 8-5 on Friday and posting a 5-4 overtime victory over the visiting East...

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Scotians open against Bulldogs

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will begin in earnest to defend their Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League championship when they meet the Antigonish Bulldogs in their first playoff round. The Scotians finished second in the division and drew the third-place Bulldogs in their first playoff series. They won the 2017 league title by ousting...

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Hoops skills camp Dec. 28

NEW GLASGOW – A holiday hoop clinic hosted by the North Nova junior varsity girls basketball team has been scheduled for December 28 at the NNEC gym. The clinic schedule starts at 8:45 a.m. with a welcome followed by rotating skill sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., more sessions after a break at 10:45...

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Scotians’ win makes history

It was a precedent-setting night for the Pictou County Scotians. The Scotians defeated the Liverpool Privateers 8-5 on Friday before a large crowd at the Pictou County Wellness Centre to win their first Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League championship in the 23-year history of the franchise. It is also the first time since the New...

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Scotians win hockey title

The Pictou County Scotians are Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League champions. Riley Cameron scored three goals and Austin Donlevy added two others as the Scotians earned the league title on Friday with an 8-5 victory over the Liverpool Privateers at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Ethan Snell and Jared Livingstone got the other goals. The...

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Local group to be admired

Old Pictonians like me, whether we’ve stayed or moved from the county, can still remember the Stellarton Albions of Joe Fulgham, Billy Werber and Baby Rogers and their three straight championships in the legendary Halifax and District Baseball League in the early 1950s. It was a wonderful time to be a fan. We can still...

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Scotians take series lead

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians are one win away from a berth in the next round of the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League playoffs. The Scotians will host the Antigonish Bulldogs in the sixth game of their best-of-seven Sid Rowe Division semifinal series on Friday starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Trenton Arena. Should...

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Scotians clinch third spot

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians have improved their playoff position in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. Robert Burrows and Gaetan Tremblay scored in the third period to snap a 3-3 tie as the Scotians defeated the Cumberland County Blues 5-3 on Sunday to clinch third place in the league’s Sid Rowe Division. The...

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