Pictou Advocate sports

Three awesome baseball summers

There was no way I would ever forget the summers of 1951, ‘52 and ‘53. I was in my early teens — considered the most impressionable time in life, the juncture when your reason for being on this earth is supposed to become clear. It happened to me. Alright, it was a long time ago...

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It was a night never to forget

On Tuesday of last week — the day after Labour Day and the final day of summer vacation for school teachers and students — the Town of Stellarton had a significant anniversary, though the media didn’t note the occasion. I wonder if anyone else even thought about it. First prerequisite, you would have to be...

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Jr. A Crushers eye three games

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will play three games this week in the Maritime Hockey League. The Crushers must focus on hosting the much-improved St. Stephen Aces on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre before a key match on Saturday in Truro against the surging Bearcats. The Crushers also have a...

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Crushers host Slammers

The Pictou County Crushers are alone in first place as they resume their MHL scheduled on Thursday with a home game against the Woodstock Slammers. The game will start at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers lead the league’s South Division standings, which have become tighter in the last two weeks...

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Jr. A Crushers face South Shore

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will close their pre-holiday schedule this week with two MHL games against the South Shore Lumberjacks. The teams will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and on Friday in Bridgewater. Alexis Roy scored twice and teammate Michael Dill added three assists as the Crushers...

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Crushers test Truro in Jr. A hockey tilt

Pictou County Weeks Crushers will play the Truro Bearcats in two MHL games this week. The Crushers will host the Bearcats at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness centre and will visit the Bearcats on Saturday in Truro. The Crushers posted a convincing 8-1 thrashing of the Dieppe Commandos on Sunday in...

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