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If the person circled in this photo is you, congratulations! You’re the lucky winners of a pair of tickets to any Weeks Crushers home game at the Pictou County wellness Centre. Contact our office for details on how to get your tickets. This week, the Crushers play the Yarmouth Mariners at the Pictou County Wellness...

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Lucky winner

Do you love to watch Crushers hockey live at the Pictou County Wellness Centre? All season long, we find someone in the crowd at a game and make them a lucky winner of a pair of tickets to any Crushers regular season home game. Some tickets have yet to be claimed. All you have to...

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Ticket winner

Do you love to watch Crushers hockey live at the Pictou County Wellness Centre on Thursday nights? All season long, we find someone in the crowd at a game and make them a lucky winner of a pair of tickets to any Crushers regular season home game. Some tickets have yet to be claimed. All...

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Weeks Major Midgets eye home stretch

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets are trying to close their regular season strong. Pictou County has a good chance to do so with a series of games against teams below them in the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League schedule. The list includes their 6-1 victory over the Cape Breton West Islanders last Saturday...

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Jr. A Crushers host South Shore

The MHL’s Pictou County Crushers will try to salvage one win in the last of their five straight home games when they host the South Shore Lumberjacks on Thursday starting at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers lost both their games on home ice last week by scores of 4-1 to...

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MacLeod basketball tournament champs

PUGWASH – The Dr. W.A. MacLeod Coyotes used a strong offence and solid defence to beat the host Pugwash Panthers 70-47 to win the Pugwash Junior High School Boys Invitational Basketball Tournament 2020 on Saturday. Dakota Fitt powered the Coyotes’ offence with 26-point performance in the championship game and was named Tournament MVP. Player of...

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Sports Illustrated takes another hit

It was a sort of love affair from the very beginning — a love affair between a teenager just getting into a newspaper career and a new sports magazine filled with interesting stories and colour photographs. It was a summer day in New Glasgow in 1954. I had an appointment with my doctor — who...

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Crushers host Ramblers after loss to Bearcats

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will host the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday in an effort to end their current losing streak in the Maritime Hockey League. The teams will meet at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers have lost their last five games, including a 4-1 defeat at the hands of...

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“Toy Tiger”Art Hafey 2020 boxing inductee

TRENTON — Another hall of fame induction awaits Art Hafey. The former top featherweight contender of the professional boxing world will be inducted in the fall into the West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame. Hafey and his wife Cathy plan to attend the induction event scheduled for October 4 in Hollywood, Ca. He is among...

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Crushers host two games after making trades

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will have a slightly different look for their home games this week. The Crushers host the Truro Bearcats on Thursday and the Amherst Ramblers on Saturday in two 7 p.m. starters in MHL action at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The games will follow the series of deals that include...

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