Gulls win Bombers end with one loss

It was not to be for the Pictou County Wear Well Bombers. The Bombers tied their first two games and won their third, but their only loss in their fourth game foiled their advance to the playoff round that resulted in the St. Margaret’s Bay Gulls winning top honours. The Bombers tied the Gulls 4-4...

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Bombers to host ‘19 championship

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers will host the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League championship tournament this week without momentum going for them. The Bombers will play two games on Thursday and two games on Friday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre after losing a best-of-three mini-series in straight games to the East Hants...

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Peewee AAA’s clip Bearcats, test Bulldogs

PICTOU — The Pictou County Crushers will host the Antigonish Bulldogs at noon on Saturday at the Hector Arena in Pictou in their next home game in the Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League. The teams will meet on Sunday in Antigonish. Kaden Smith, Landon Steele and Levon Walst scored as the Crushers won two games...

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Major Bantam Bombers host two tilts

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers will host two games this weekend to wrap up their December schedule in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League. The Bombers will host the East Hants Rangers at 4 p.m. on Saturday and the Antigonish-based Novas at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The...

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County Peewee AAAs test Axemen

The Pictou County Crushers will host the Acadia Axemen at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre in Mainland Peewee AAA Hockey League action this weekend. The teams will first meet on Saturday in Wolfville. The Crushers swept two games from the Yarmouth Mariners last weekend at the Wellness Centreby scores of...

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Amazing season for Metro’s trio

For a province with a population that has never reached the million mark, Nova Scotia has done fairly well at sending players to the National Hockey League. Nothing great, but okay. Some of our communities have been able to have two or more players in the league simultaneously. Take Sydney. Those of us old enough...

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Bombers host opener Sunday

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers are preparing to open their regular-season schedule in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League. The Bombers will visit the Dartmouth Whalers on Saturday and will play their home opener against the ACCEL Hawks starting at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Head coach Jon Sim...

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SS golf raises record amount

ABERCROMBIE — It was a record-setting day for the Summer Street Scramble Golf Tournament last Friday. By bringing in approximately $274,000 that day, for an enormous total of $2,884,241 since the start of the event 23 years ago, the scramble’s grand total this year is higher than that of any other year. “We were absolutely...

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County wins Peewee AAA banner

TRENTON — One could not write the script on Sunday as the Pictou County Crushers won the Nova Scotia Peewee AAA hockey championship. Landon Sim’s power-play goal with 3.8 seconds left in the third period lifted the Crushers to a stunning 3-2 victory over the TASA Ducks to send the Crushers to the Atlantic championships...

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County stares down jinx

TRENTON – The Pictou County Crushers have never won the Nova Scotia Peewee AAA hockey championship. They hope that ends this year so that they can win their way to the Atlantic championship. The Crushers are hosting the 2017 provincial Peewee AAA event this week at the Trenton Arena. They will also be wearing wrist...

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