Pictou Advocate sports

Still no local hockey team

Nova Scotia sports addicts undoubtedly know and understand the procedures followed by the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame when it adds new inductees to its hallowed hall. It’s been an annual celebration for nearly 40 years. The hall’s selection committee carries out its mandate, deserving recipients are announced, and the winners anxiously await induction […]

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Gryphon girls set rugby pace

NEW GLASGOW — A bigger challenge for the North Nova Gryphons in female high school rugby than preparing for the playoffs has been the level of competition. The Gryphons welcomed stronger opposition at the annual Three Oaks high school rugby tournament last weekend in Summerside, P.E.I. before scheduled visits to the Northumberland Nighthawks on Tuesday […]

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Baseball’s Royals edge Albions

  STELLARTON – The Pictou County MacLeod Lorway Intermediate Royals are still basking in the glow of winning annual Stellarton Homecoming baseball tournament over the weekend. The Royals entered the championship undefeated and first overall before edging the second-place Pictou County Molson Canadian Albions 5-4. After trailing 2-0, the Royals tied the game in the […]

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Gryphons fourth at Anse MacDonald hoop tourney

NEW GLASGOW – The North Nova Gryphons ended up fourth on Saturday at the annual Anse MacDonald Invitational high school boys’ basketball tournament on Friday and Saturday. Bailiey MacDonald hooped 23 points, but the Gryphons opened with a 73-68 setback on Friday to the Dr. J.H. Gillis Royals, who went unbeaten to win the tournament. […]

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