Fraser drops bronze medal in boxing

RED DEER, Alta. – Matt Fraser is coming home without a Canada Winter Games medal. Fraser, a resident of Antigonish and a member of the Albion Amateur Boxing Cub in Trenton, fought in the 56-kg bronze medal bout on Wednesday but lost a unanimous decision to Jawad Miakhail of Manitoba. Fraser defeated Carter Butler of...

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Major Midgets try to exit cellar

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets are positioned to escape last place in the Nova Major Midget Hockey League if they can achieve some success over the next week. Pictou County will host the Cape Breton Tradesmen in their next home game starting at noon on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Before came...

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Major Midgets sweep Islanders

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets will visit the Cape Breton West Islanders in their next Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League game after sweeping a pair of games from the Islanders last weekend. Sam Archibald scored the tying and winning goals late in the third period for Pictou County in a 4-3 victory over...

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Weeks Major Midgets take leap ahead

A milestone win for the Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets has given the team a lift and raised its expectations. Head coach Kyle MacLennan said he was pleased with the way Pictou County played on Sunday en route to a 5-1 victory over the Steele Subaru Major Midgets from Dartmouth in Nova Scotia Major Midget...

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Local Major Midgets have 1-2 weekend

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets will host the Steele Subaru Major Midgets of Dartmouth on Sunday after winning one of three games last weekend in Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League action. The game on Sunday will start at noon at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Pictou County split its two games with the...

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County hosts early bird hockey event

It will be a whirlwind week for major midget hockey teams. The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets will follow a four-team jamboree that was played last weekend by hosting the Nova Scotia Eastlink Major Midget Showcase-Early Bird Tournament at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The annual event features Pictou County and the seven other member...

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Local teams ousted from tourney

BEDFORD – Neither the Pictou County Wear Well Bombers nor the Weeks Major Midgets were able to advance past Saturday at the 2018 Icejam hockey tournament that ended on Sunday. The Bombers opened on Wednesday with a 4-2 loss against the Kennebacasis Valley Kings from New Brunswick. Blaise MacDonald scored for the Bombers in the...

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County suffers two setbacks

Life doesn’t get any easier for the Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets, who suffered two weekend losses to the Dartmouth-based Steele Subaru Major Midgets in Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League action. Pictou County has become further entrenched in sixth place in the league after dropping two weekend games to Dartmouth by scores of 4-1...

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Major Midgets ousted

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets have been eliminated from the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League playoffs. The Cape Breton West Islanders swept both games of their series with the Major Midgets last weekend at the Pictou County Wellness Centre by scores 9-0 on Friday and 6-3 on Saturday. The Isles will advance to...

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Major Midgets tie series

PORT HOOD — The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets have served notice that they will be a hard foe for the Cape Breton West Islanders. The Major Midgets recovered from an 8-1 thrashing by the Islanders on Saturday to defeat the Islanders 4-3 on Sunday to square their best-of-five Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League...

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