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Selects to salute founders, champions

The Northern AAA Subway Selects will host a special celebration evening on Saturday to recognize last season’s edition of the Selects who captured provincial and Atlantic championships. The ceremony will take place before the puck drops at 7:30 p.m. for the first of two games the Selects have scheduled with the Fundy Nationals from Saint...

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Bombers split bantam hockey tilts

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers will follow a split of their weekend games in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League with two road games. Lucas Canning fired four goals on Sunday as the Bombers built up a 7-1 lead and hung on to defeat the visiting Bedford Barons 7-4 at the Pictou County...

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Crushers host MHL Showcase

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will be at home to the South Shore Lumberjacks on Thursday before hosting the annual MHL Showcase next week at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers’ game against the Lumberjacks will start at 7 p.m., while the showcase has games scheduled for next Monday and Tuesday for all 12...

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County hosts early bird hockey event

It will be a whirlwind week for major midget hockey teams. The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets will follow a four-team jamboree that was played last weekend by hosting the Nova Scotia Eastlink Major Midget Showcase-Early Bird Tournament at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The annual event features Pictou County and the seven other member...

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Heartland Tour visits Pictou County

The 2018 Heartland Tour to promote active, health lifestyles attracted 180 bikers, as well as walkers earlier today. Bike and walking routes started and ended at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The longest bike route included Mount William, Alma, Route 376 to Pictou, Highway 106, Abercrombie Road, New Glasgow and Stellarton. (Goodwin photo)...

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Blair set for third pro ring tiff

LYONS BROOK — Brody Blair says he is as ready he will ever be for his third professional boxing match. The Lyons Brook native is boxing in the main event of a six-bout card he has helped organized for Saturday evening at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The card is slated to start at 7...

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Brody Blair headlines ring card

The hype got cranked up a notch for the six-card pro boxing card with a main event that includes Lyons Brook’s Brody Blair in the main event. The card is titled Boxing Night in Canada. It will take place on April 21 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and will include Blair in his third...

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Brody Blair on boxing card

Brody Blair is taking his professional boxing inspirations a step farther by helping to host a pro ring card on his home turf. Blair is in the main event of a six-bout card scheduled for April 21 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. He’s promoting the event as Boxing Night in Canada: Bringing it Home,...

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Crushers out of MHL playoffs; Michael Dill reaches milestone

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been officially eliminated from the MHL playoffs. The Crushers lost 4-2 to the visiting Truro Bearcats on Tuesday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They entered the game eight points behind the Bearcats with only a mathematical chance of claiming the fourth and final playoff spot in the league’s...

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Locals win medals at STARSkate

Members of the Mariposa East Figure Skating Club earned their share of medals during the 2018 Skate Canada Nova Scotia STARSkate and synchronized competition at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. More than 250 skaters took part in the event that took place on Saturday and Sunday on both ice surfaces. “This competition was a tremendous...

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