Selects female hockey players receive awards

NEW GLASGOW — The Fundy-Highland Subway Selects presented two special awards during a recent year-end banquet. They coincided with regular awards to players on each of its 10 teams from Novice to Midget divisions. A new award was given in memory of an exceptional member of the Subway Selects hockey family. Margaret Hickey, the great-grandmother...

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Midget C Miners earn bronze medals

WESTVILLE – The Westville Miners took home bronze medals last weekend at the annual SEDMHA minor hockey tournament in Cole Harbour. The Miners, who are Midget C Highland Zone regular season champions, competed in a 23-team Maritime Division. The Miners, in their sixth game in less than 72 hours, settled for bronze after a 4-3...

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Oilers win Crowther tournament

WESTVILLE — The Bedford Oilers are Bradley Crowther Memorial Midget C minor hockey tournament champions. The Oilers defeated the Lancaster, N.B. Trojans 6-1 on Sunday to clinch the championship. They were among three teams from Bedford and 16 teams in total in the tournament. Lancaster defeated the East Hants Penguins 4-2 to reach the final,...

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Hockey event honours Crowther’s memory

WESTVILLE – It’s important to be able to honour Bradley Crowther’s memory, Dave Sinnis says. Sinnis is head coach of the most Westville Miners and is helping to organize the annual Bradley Crowther Memorial Midget C hockey tournament in Westville. Play began on Friday and will end on Sunday. “I personally knew Bradley, Sinnis said....

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Gibbon, Melanson earn Major Midget awards

Two members of the Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets received awards on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Goaltender Ben Gibbon was named to the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League’s first all-star team, while Jacob Melanson is this season’s rookie of the year. Gibbon, who is from Truro, has a 3.00 goals against...

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Selects to salute founders, champions

The Northern AAA Subway Selects will host a special celebration evening on Saturday to recognize last season’s edition of the Selects who captured provincial and Atlantic championships. The ceremony will take place before the puck drops at 7:30 p.m. for the first of two games the Selects have scheduled with the Fundy Nationals from Saint...

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Selects eye Atlantic honours

PICTOU – The Northern Subway Selects are as ready as they can be for their next quest, head coach Troy Reid says. The Selects were slated to leave Tuesday for the Atlantic Midget AAA Female Hockey Championship being played from Thursday through Sunday in Mount Pearl, N.L. near St. John’s. “We’re in good shape,” he...

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Selects female hockey champs

SYDNEY – The Northern Subway Selects have done it again. The Selects have repeated as provincial Midget AAA female champions after sweeping their best-of-five final series with the MacIntyre Chevy Panthers in straight games after a 4-0 victory on Friday in Sydney. The Selects took a 2-0 series lead into Cape Breton and generated a...

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Ruling impacts hockey players

PICTOU – A ruling has cost a Pictou midget minor hockey team two roster members. One of them is on another team, and the other is no longer playing minor hockey. Pictou resident Joyce Talbot first raised the issue when she learned that the Pictou Maripacs’ Midget C team was deemed by hockey authorities to...

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Selects drop Midget AAA tilt

The Northern Subway Selects put their Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey League league-leading undefeated streak on the line on Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre against Metro Boston Pizza. The Selects lost their first regular-season game, coming out on the short end of a 5-3 score. Despite two losses at the recent DQ tournament...

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