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Local soccer team takes silver

NEW GLASGOW – Northern Nova United’s Under-15 boys’ soccer team came home with silver medals recently from the Soccer Nova Scotia championship. Northern Nova dropped a 2-0 decision against Truro in the championship game. NNU opened on September 1 against Dartmouth United.  The teams have played a number of times throughout the season, having every […]

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NNU boys reach 15-A soccer final

STELLARTON – The Northern Nova United 15-A boys’ soccer team continued an exceptional season on Monday by securing a place at the 2018 Soccer Nova Scotia provincial championship in Sackville to be played on Saturday and Sunday. NNU advanced to the tournament with a 3-0 victory over Antigonish on Monday at the Sobey soccer complex […]

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Selects eye female hockey title

BRIDGEWATER – The Northern AAA Subway Selects have their sights set on the Esso Cup. The Selects had three preliminary matches entering today’s action in their first-ever appearance at the Canadian female midget hockey championship in Bridgewater. The tournament began on Sunday and will end on Saturday. Kara MacLean scored twice as the Selects defeated […]

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Midget Selects host Moncton in female hockey tilt

The Northern Subway Selects will host the Moncton Rockets on Saturday starting at 12:30 p.m. in their home opener in the Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey League. The Selects have finalized their roster after a rigorous training camp and three tryout games last weekend. Coach Troy Reid and his staff pared the roster down […]

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Northern Pulp gets approval to spray

ABERCROMBIE – The province has approved Northern Pulp’s application for herbicide spraying in Halifax and Colchester counties. The Department of Environment issued a series of four notices of ministerial approval on Wednesday to Northern Pulp and to five other groups seeking spray permits. Some of them entail spraying in Pictou County and include spraying the […]

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