Pictou Advocate sports

Soccer registration in progress

STELLARTON – Soccer registration in the Highland Football Club’s fall and winter schedules for boys and girls ages 11-16 is winding up. Players can register at highlandsoccer.ca  but can also refer to the club’s Facebook page (HFC Soccer) for more details. Those interested can also access admin@highlandsoccer.ca with any questions about the club or its […]

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NNU boys reach 15-A soccer final

STELLARTON – The Northern Nova United 15-A boys’ soccer team continued an exceptional season on Monday by securing a place at the 2018 Soccer Nova Scotia provincial championship in Sackville to be played on Saturday and Sunday. NNU advanced to the tournament with a 3-0 victory over Antigonish on Monday at the Sobey soccer complex […]

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Falcons edged 1-0 in soccer

WOLFVILLE – The Northern Nova United Falcons were defeated 1-0 by East Hants in their Under-17 B Girls Division semifinal game on Sunday at the 2018 at the Gunn Baldursson Memorial Soccer Tournament. The Falcons finished first in their pool before drawing East Hants. In their first game, Victoria Dunn and Megan MacKenzie each scored […]

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Soccer players honoured

STELLARTON — Two local soccer players are being saluted for their achievements. Highland Football Club member Logan Bennett finished the 2017-18 winter soccer season as the top scorer among Under-15 AA boys in Nova Scotia. “Logan is a great example of a player who comes to training and games with a positive attitude,” U-15 boys’ […]

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Academy third in girls’ soccer

PICTOU – The Pictou Academy Pitbulls came home last weekend with third-place honours at the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation’s Division 3 girls’ soccer championship in Lockeport. Leigha MacDonald scored both goals as Pictou defeated the host Lockeport squad 2-0 on Saturday in the bronze medal match to secure third place. “The game was very […]

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Dwarf games competitor a big-time medal winner

Watching all of the teams come into the arena, Marilyn and Jim McCarthy of Pictou couldn’t believe the electric excitement in the air and the pride that every athlete beamed by representing their country. Held every four years like the Olympics that we are all so familiar with, the International Dwarf Games showcases the best […]

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