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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Special election required for school board District 11

PICTOU – A special election is required for Chignecto-Central Regional School Board  District 11 (Pictou municipal districts 5, 6, 7, 11 and 12) in the coming weeks due to a disqualification among the candidates. Scott Adamson, the successful candidate for the seat, informed CCRSB that at the time of his election to the board he […]

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Special Olympics athletes shine at Summer Games

WOLFVILLE – Pictou County athletes were among more than 850 athletes from across the province who competed at the 2016 Nova Scotia Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games. Fifty-three athletes from Pictou County competed and took home a total of 42 medals. Pictou County had athletes competing in seven sports: basketball, bocce, bowling, golf, rhythmic gymnastics, […]

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