Nighthawks roll to 4-0 after wins over Cougars, NNEC

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks are still looking like the class of boys’ high school rugby in the Northumberland Region. The Nighthawks improved their record to 4-0 and secured top seed in their semifinal match scheduled for May 21 at home by defeating the visiting North Nova Gryphons 10-5 on Tuesday. Justin MacLennan converted Parker...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate sports

Jr. A Crushers host Mariners

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will host the Yarmouth Mariners on Thursday in their next MHL home game. The puck is scheduled to drop at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers’ other game this week is against the host Amherst Ramblers on Saturday. The Crushers continued their losing streak with a...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Nighthawks, Gryphons in rugby quest

ALMA — The Northumberland Nighthawks are Northumberland Region Division I boys high school rugby champions for 2018. The Nighthawks secured the regional banner and top seed out of the region for the provincial championship this week in Halifax after a convincing 40-12 victory over the visiting Hants East Tigers last Thursday in Alma. Tyler Lewis...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Nighthawks improve boys rugby playoff hopes

NEW GLASGOW – The Northumberland Nighthawks have strengthened the grip on their destiny in boys’ spring high school rugby. The Nighthawks entered this week unbeaten, while the North Nova Gryphons remained winless after the Nighthawks’ 34-19 victory over the Gryphons last Thursday in New Glasgow. Northumberland head coach John Rushton praised the team’s overall defence...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate sports

His mom made hockey possible

As Pictou County hockey fans crowded around their television sets these past few days to watch the Canadian Olympic women’s team in Pyeongchang, South Korea, their eyes were constantly focusing on Stellarton’s Blayre Turnbull. We can count on that. You don’t just send an extremely talented young woman to the other side of the globe...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Tigers win Dorrington banner

WESTVILLE — The Hants East Tigers have captured the 2018 Danny Dorrington Memorial High School Hockey Tournament. The Tigers earned the 11th annual tournament honours on Sunday by defeating the Dartmouth Spartans 4-1. The Tigers snapped a 1-1 tie with three goals with less than three minutes left in the third period. Both local teams...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading

‘Hawks host rugby showdown

ALMA — A crucial boys game on Thursday between the host Northumberland Nighthawks and the visiting North Nova Gryphons will highlight high school rugby action this week. The game will start at 4 p.m. and will likely decide first place in the league standings. The girls teams from each school will meet in the second...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Gryphons sweep rugby games

NEW GLASGOW — Both North Nova Gryphons high school rugby teams head into this week in winning form. The North Nova boys are idle in league action this week after posting a 52-27 victory last Thursday over the visiting Hants East Tigers. They are preparing for their annual trip to Summerside, P.E.I. for the tournament...

A subscription is required to access this section of the website

To become a print subscriber, phone our office at 902-485-8014

To subscribe to the web version click here

Thank you for supporting democracy, journalism and jobs in our community

Log In Register

Continue Reading