Pictou Advocate sports

Schools hosting N.S. race finals

NEW GLASGOW — Two local schools are hosting the Nova School Athletic Federation’s 2019 cross country running championships this fall. North Nova Education Centre and New Glasgow Academy will be the hosts for the event on October 28 at Trenton Park. Opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. will precede the first of six races beginning at...

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Dart players prepare for Canadian event

WESTVILLE – Two young dart players who have been honing their craft lately are getting ready to contest Canadian Youth Dart championships in Saskskatchewan. Abbey Harty and Dillon MacLellan are scheduled to attend the event that goes from May 15 to 20 in Saskatoon. They are among 10 Nova Scotians travelling to the event. They...

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County wins club track honours

STELLARTON — It was another successful Athletics Nova Scotia provincial championship for Pictou County Athletics. The club accumulated 2,212.50 points for top team scoring at the event that took place Saturday and Sunday at the Pioneer Coal Athletic Field. “Overall our athletes performed very well,” head coach Pat Carty said. “We had 79 participating athletes...

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Locals earn track awards

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been changed from the original post to correct an error. STELLARTON — Parker Swain says he’s looking forward to another big year in track and field. Swain is among three athletes and a coach with Pictou County Athletics who have earned 2017 Athletics Nova Scotia awards in various categories. “It...

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Local track athletes honoured

STELLARTON — Pictou County Athletics paid tribute to its members last Thursday during season-ending awards presentations at the clubhouse. They included saluting the 11 PCA athletes who competed at the Legion Youth National Championship in Brandon, Man. the previous weekend. The four medals brought home included Parker Swain’s gold in discus and bronze medals in...

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Quann’s tracks lead to New Hampshire school

PICTOU – Lauren Quann says she’s looking forward to attending the University of New Hampshire next September. The Pictou Academy student-athlete has been offered a scholarship to attend next fall and confirmed at a gathering hosted by Pictou County Athletics on Wednesday that she will be going on a scholarship while entering the school’s justice...

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