Nighthawks, Gryphons in rugby quest

ALMA — The Northumberland Nighthawks are Northumberland Region Division I boys high school rugby champions for 2018. The Nighthawks secured the regional banner and top seed out of the region for the provincial championship this week in Halifax after a convincing 40-12 victory over the visiting Hants East Tigers last Thursday in Alma. Tyler Lewis […]

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Nighthawks improve boys rugby playoff hopes

NEW GLASGOW – The Northumberland Nighthawks have strengthened the grip on their destiny in boys’ spring high school rugby. The Nighthawks entered this week unbeaten, while the North Nova Gryphons remained winless after the Nighthawks’ 34-19 victory over the Gryphons last Thursday in New Glasgow. Northumberland head coach John Rushton praised the team’s overall defence […]

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Players donate for Braden Ross

NEW GLASGOW – Hockey players who have been teammates and opponents of Braden Ross remembered him as they donated blood last week at a Canadian Blood Services event at Summer Street. The players included those who, like Ross, are students of North Nova Education Centre in New Glasgow and students from Northumberland Regional High school […]

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Nighthawks host junior varsity boys’ basketball playoff Friday

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks are hosting a junior varsity boys’ qualifier playoff game at 4 p.m. on Friday at the NRHS gym. The Nighthawks will face the third-place team from Highland Region, the Breton Education Centre Bears from New Waterford. The Nighthawks earned their way to this game by coming in second at the […]

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Nighthawks hoop team makes noise

ALMA — The Northumberland Nighthawks are starting to make a noise in boys’ senior high school basketball. A recent winning streak raised the Nighthawks’ record to 12-7, capped by four wins in the January Thaw tournament last weekend in Springhill. “I really think our team chemistry has improved,” said Nighthawks co-captain Liam Neilsen, explaining the […]

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