Mariners shine at AA spring swim meet

PICTOU – The small but mighty Pictou County Mariners were a strong force at the recent AA Spring Championships in Antigonish. Eight of the eleven athletes secured top six placings, while the entire team represented as either a finalist or an alternate and all swimmers contributed to maintaining an 80 per cent personal best rate...

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Mariners face busy swim season

PICTOU — Members of the Pictou County Mariners Swim Team are preparing for a busy schedule as they continue their 2018-19 season. Head coach Ed Stewart said he’s pleased with the swimmers’ performances so far this season. He cited the number of personal best times swimmers have recorded so far this season, which started in...

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Mariners enter age group swim meet

PICTOU — Members of the Pictou County Mariners Swim Team have qualified to compete this weekend at the Swim Nova Scotia Top 16 holiday countdown meet in Truro. Fifteen Mariners swimmers who took part in an age group development meet last weekend in Halifax collectively achieved personal best times in 80 per cent of swims,...

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Crushers nip Wildcats, go 0-2 with Mariners

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers went 1-2 last week in their MHL games. The Crushers scored three goals in the third period, including Evan Gallant’s second and third goals of the game, as they edged the Valley Wildcats 5-4 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. A military appreciation ceremony preceded the game and featured veteran...

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Jr. A Crushers host Mariners

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will host the Yarmouth Mariners on Thursday in their next MHL home game. The puck is scheduled to drop at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers’ other game this week is against the host Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. The Crushers continued their losing streak with a...

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Crushers drop MHL Showcase games

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers ended the 2018 MHL Showcase with a 7-4 setback against the surging Summerside Western Capitals at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The teams were tied 4-4 before the Capitals scored three unanswered goals in the second period. A format consisting of two 25-minute periods was used for the showcase. Results...

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Peewee AA Crushers win 5-4

Wyatt Spence scored twice as the Peewee AA Crushers got sweet revenge Saturday in the Mainland Peewee AA Hockey League by edging the West Hants Warriors 5-4 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Warriors defeated the Crushers the previous weekend in the Gold Medal game of the hockey tournament in Riverview N.B. Brennan Hood,...

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Crushers widen MHL division lead

The Pictou County Crushers have established some daylight between them and their rivals in the MHL’s South Division. They will try to keep that lead with the only game they have scheduled this week when they host the Yarmouth Mariners on Thursday starting at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers widened...

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Jr. A Crushers face South Shore

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will close their pre-holiday schedule this week with two MHL games against the South Shore Lumberjacks. The teams will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and on Friday in Bridgewater. Alexis Roy scored twice and teammate Michael Dill added three assists as the Crushers...

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Crushers face tough Jr. A hockey test

November has been good for the Pictou County Weeks Crushers, but their December games present a strong challenge to their skills and mettle this season in the MHL. The Crushers will play seven games before the holiday break, starting by hosting the Woodstock Slammers today at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They...

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