Blayre Turnbull named Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month for February

HALIFAX – Twenty-four-year-old Blayre Turnbull was named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month. The hockey player from Pictou County joined teammate Jill Saulnier as the first Nova Scotians to ever play on the Canadian Olympic women’s hockey team. During the semi-finals against the Olympic Athletes from Russia, Turnbull tallied two […]

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Special Olympics members honoured

HALIFAX — Awards in three categories were presented to local athletes and volunteers last Wednesday as Special Olympics Nova Scotia honoured winners of its 2017 provincial awards presented at the Annual Special Olympics Nova Scotia Inspired Gala. Pictou County curlers were named team of the year, while Daniel MacLeod was tabbed as male athlete of […]

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Locals win Special Olympics Summer Games medals

ANTIGONISH — Pictou County athletes achieved a sizable medal haul last weekend during the 2017 Nova Scotia Special Olympics Summer Games in Antigonish. Thirty local athletes took part in the Games, competing in five of the eight sports featured: track, bocce, swimming, golf, rhythmic gymnastics, basketball, soccer and softball. The Games began on Friday and […]

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