Nighthawks playing catch-up hockey

WESTVILLE – The Northumberland Nighthawks had their work cut out for them after dropping the opening game of the Division I boys’ provincial high school hockey championship on Friday in Westville. The Auburn Eagles dominated the host Nighthawks for most of the game on Friday to open the schedule with a 7-1 victory. MacLean Tobin...

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Jr. A Crushers clinch playoff spot

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers are officially in the MHL playoffs. The next matter is where they will finish in the South Division standings. Jaden Mason scored twice as the Crushers gained a share of third place with the Truro Bearcats by defeating the Bearcats 6-1 on Thursday before more than 1,000 fans at the...

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Wellness Sessions being offered at St. David’s

TONEY RIVER — The Moving Forward Action Committee of St. David’s Presbyterian Church in Toney River has scheduled three wellness sessions over the next three months. Richy Gammon, who chairs the committee, described the series topics that include Dominic Boyd presenting on March 10 and May 12. Boyd provides local education and outreach for Alzheimer...

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Gryphon boys win regional curling title

NEW GLASGOW – The North Nova Gryphons has won the Northumberland Region boys’ high school curling championship. The Gryphons foursome of skip Jack Higdon, third Cullen Park, second Ben Hingley and lead Chase Fulton combined to win the bonspiel hosted by the Pugwash Curling Club. Play began on Tuesday and finished on Wednesday. “Our boys...

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Nighthawks host Div. I hockey finals

WESTVILLE — It’s time for provincial championship hockey and the Northumberland Nighthawks hope they can continue the success they have enjoyed in the 2019-20 season. The Nighthawks are hosting the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation’s Division I boys’ high school hockey championship from Friday through Sunday in Westville. Teams confirmed, besides the Nighthawks, include the...

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Gryphon girls win school hockey banner

NEW GLASGOW – The North Nova Gryphons are Division I female high school hockey champions. The Gryphons went unbeaten and shut out host Par View 4-0 on Sunday in the championship game. Erin MacNeil opened up the scoring in the second period with a short-handed goal, while Rylan Biron followed late in the second period...

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Crushers host Truro, face two road games

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will follow two home games with two road games to end their regular-season schedule in the MHL. The Crushers will host the Truro Bearcats on Thursday starting at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They will visit the South Shore Mustangs on Friday and the Yarmouth Mariners on...

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Gryphons shine on ski slopes

NEW GLASGOW — Local high school skiers have made the most of a challenging ski season. Students at North Nova Education Centre have advanced from Northumberland Region championships on February 25 at Ski Wentworth and will compete in provincial championships there today. The contingent includes intermediate girls Severn Parsons, Sarah Brown, Erin MacNeil, and Jaylen...

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Pictou Curl for Cancer raises $12,000-plus

PICTOU — Twenty-two teams combined to earn more than $12,000 on Friday during the 2020 Curl for Cancer at the New Caledonian Curling Club. The announced total after curling concluded was $12,450.55 — higher than official goal set for the event of $10,500. “We’re very happy,” organizer Cathy LeBlanc said. The teams curled in four...

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Boxers reach finals during Brampton Cup

WESTVILLE — Members of the Westville Boxing Club have gained rewarding experience after taking part in recent boxing cards. Hunter Naugle, Bohan Pettipas and Xander Martin took home medals from the 2020 Brampton Cup. Pettipas won a gold medal at the tournament. Naugle took home a silver medal after he advanced to the gold medal...

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