Scotians ousted from playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians’ hockey season had ended. The Junior Miners of Cape Breton defeated the Scotians 7-5 on Thursday in Membertou to win their Sid Rowe Division best-of-seven semifinal series four games to one. Jacob Pentz gave the Scotians an early 1-0 lead but the Miners led 2-1 after the first period...

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Scotians, Miners meet in playoff round

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians opened their playoff quest on Wednesday in Membertou against the Jr. Miners after clinching third place in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League’s Sid Row Division. Scotians’ head coach Mike Stewart says he’s confident his charges will acquit themselves well after drawing the Miners in a best-of-seven series by...

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Scotians focus on playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians have trained their sights on the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League playoffs. Head coach Mike Stewart said the Scotians have moved past trying to climb the standings in the Sid Rowe Division as it became more likely they would finish in fourth place. The Scotians split their games last...

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Scotians test Miners twice

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will resume their new era in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League by visiting the Jr. Miners of Cape Breton on Saturday in Membertou and hosting the Miners on Sunday at 6 p.m. in Trenton. The Scotians split their first two games last weekend with the team under Greg...

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Rugby X-Women golden again

ANTIGONISH – Three Pictou County members of the St. Francis Xavier X-Women say they appreciate the experience of having been part of their most recent Canadian university women’s rugby championship season. Mackenzie Bell, Keely MacCuish and Katie Pentz are members of the X-Men, who won the sixth CIS women’s rugby title in their history with...

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Scotians host Blazers after clipping Colts

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will host the Sackville Blazers on Sunday in their next Nova Scotia Junior Hockey league game in Trenton. The Scotians will visit the Liverpool Privateers on Saturday and visit the Strait Pirates on November 30 to complete this month’s schedule for them. Colin Holmes and Jacob Pentz each collected...

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Scotians post weekend sweep

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians could hardly have asked for a better start to their season. The Scotians, who are idle this Sunday, opened their regular season in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League by defeating the host Cole Harbour Colts 8-5 on Friday and posting a 5-4 overtime victory over the visiting East...

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Scotians keep hopes alive

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians have a rare comeback in their sights. The Scotians have rallied from three straight losses against the Antigonish Bulldogs with two wins to force a sixth game in their best-of-seven Sid Rowe Division semifinal series in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. Their latest win was by a 5-3...

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Scotians open against Bulldogs

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will begin in earnest to defend their Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League championship when they meet the Antigonish Bulldogs in their first playoff round. The Scotians finished second in the division and drew the third-place Bulldogs in their first playoff series. They won the 2017 league title by ousting...

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Scotians host Blues Sunday

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians will try to improve on their recent performance by hosting the Cumberland County Blues on Sunday in Trenton in their next home game in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. The Scotians will also visit the Junior Miners in Membertou today in a game rescheduled from January 13. The...

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