Cathy Mason named Movement Maker

STELLARTON — Cathy Mason has expressed surprise upon being named a Special Olympics Canada Movement Maker. Mason received one of the awards that are being presented in celebration of Special Olympics Canada’s 50th anniversary. Her award salutes her 26 years as a volunteer with Special Olympics Nova Scotia. She has travelled the world for international […]

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Evan Sharpe makes waves

NEW GLASGOW — It is less than a month before Evan Sharpe joins his fellow athletes at the 2018 Canadian Special Olympics Summer Games. The Games are being held July 31 to August 4 in Antigonish. Sharpe is among members of the swimming team and has been training on his own with coach Aaron Smith […]

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Special Olympics members honoured

HALIFAX — Awards in three categories were presented to local athletes and volunteers last Wednesday as Special Olympics Nova Scotia honoured winners of its 2017 provincial awards presented at the Annual Special Olympics Nova Scotia Inspired Gala. Pictou County curlers were named team of the year, while Daniel MacLeod was tabbed as male athlete of […]

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Locals win Special Olympics Summer Games medals

ANTIGONISH — Pictou County athletes achieved a sizable medal haul last weekend during the 2017 Nova Scotia Special Olympics Summer Games in Antigonish. Thirty local athletes took part in the Games, competing in five of the eight sports featured: track, bocce, swimming, golf, rhythmic gymnastics, basketball, soccer and softball. The Games began on Friday and […]

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