Albion boxing club hosts card Saturday

TRENTON – Up to nine members of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club could be on the annual spring card the club is hosting on Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m. and boxing is set to begin at 7 p.m. at Summer Street. The card will feature two medalists from the recent Canadian championships: gold medalist...

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Scotians, Miners meet in playoff round

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians opened their playoff quest on Wednesday in Membertou against the Jr. Miners after clinching third place in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League’s Sid Row Division. Scotians’ head coach Mike Stewart says he’s confident his charges will acquit themselves well after drawing the Miners in a best-of-seven series by...

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Scotians focus on playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians have trained their sights on the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League playoffs. Head coach Mike Stewart said the Scotians have moved past trying to climb the standings in the Sid Rowe Division as it became more likely they would finish in fourth place. The Scotians split their games last...

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Mariners face busy swim season

PICTOU — Members of the Pictou County Mariners Swim Team are preparing for a busy schedule as they continue their 2018-19 season. Head coach Ed Stewart said he’s pleased with the swimmers’ performances so far this season. He cited the number of personal best times swimmers have recorded so far this season, which started in...

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When Willy O’Ree played here

I’m sure hockey fans across the Maritimes were delighted when Fredericton native Willie O’Ree was inducted recently into the builders category in the Hockey Hall of Fame. It’s the frosting on the cake for his historic and ground-breaking career in professional hockey. Fans in Pictou County got a chance to see him in action a...

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