Pictou Advocate sports

When ‘Aunt Nan’ dominated golf

I find it rather fascinating how anniversaries — particularly milestone celebrations — can resurrect memories of people and things we would never otherwise think about in our busy day-to-day lives. It often happens to me and, once again, it’s happening this year with the Abercrombie Country Club hosting its centennial birthday party just weeks from […]

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Hoopsters join BNS U-14 program

NEW GLASGOW – Three local basketball players have joined Basketball Nova Scotia’s Under-14 boys’ and girls’ programs. Allie Forbes and Emily MacNeil are on the female team, while Cohen Ross is on the boys’ team. They are members of the Pictou County Lightning Basketball Association and joining the provincial teams allows the players to continue […]

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Big Dog run draws 140-plus

TRENTON — Dave MacLennan’s recent sub-2:40 marathon time has earned him special honours. Organizers of the 2018 Big Dog run felt there was no better opportunity to honour MacLennan’s marathon win in his age group at the Toronto International Marathon that coincides with Canadian and World Masters marathons than by presenting him with the Big […]

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