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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Gallant enters N.S. Hall of Fame

HALIFAX — Peggy Gallant said she was overwhelmed by her induction into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame. Gallant was among four athletes, two builders and a team enshrined into the hall of fame during a ceremony last Friday in Halifax. She was named in the builder category. “It’s just wonderful,” she said. “I...

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Those boys of Thorburn

There were a lot of pleasant summer evenings around the old ball field out in Thorburn in the mid-1960s. They were occasions that remain in our memory banks — even after all this time. I’m thinking of 1963, ‘64 and ‘65, the years in which the Junior Mohawks captured the hearts of the Vale community...

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