Pebbled ice gets tested

NEW GLASGOW — Curlers are cranking up for another season at the Bluenose Curling Club. Some of them have been curling for years and welcome the return to the game, while the club is also hoping others either give the sport a try for the first time or return after a time away from it....

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N.S. team wins stick curling title

NEW GLASGOW — The duel featuring Nova Scotians Matt Larson and Jim Russell has won the Canadian stick curling championship. The pair combined for the win on Sunday at the Bluenose Curling Club. They were among 21 Nova Scotian teams, several of whom were from Pictou County. There were also eight teams from P.E.I., 10...

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Host curlers keep McLellan Cup

WESTVILLE – Members of the host Westville Curling Club have successfully challenged for the McLellan Cup. Westville won two of the three games played over 14 ends last Wednesday and captured the cup with a total score of 45-33 against the visiting members of the Mayflower Curling Club of Halifax. Jason LeBlanc skipped the Westville...

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Who’s hungry?

Have lunch plans? Members of the New Caledonian Curling Club were busy today preparing ham salad lunches they were selling for $10 each to raise funds for the club’s operations. Alta Munroe and Dan Currie hold samples of the courses they were offering on a takeout basis. Most of the nearly 400 meals were spoken...

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Pictou wins McLellan Cup

PICTOU — Members of the New Caledonian Curling Club in Pictou successfully challenged for the famed McLellan cup by defeating the visiting Halifax Curling Club last Wednesday in Pictou. Hugh Campbell, Devin Forbes and Scott Maston were the host club’s skips and they combined to win by a total score of 51-28 in the three...

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Pictou hosts McLellan Cup

PICTOU — The McLellan Cup is scheduled to arrive in Pictou today. Teams from the New Caledonian Curling Club in Pictou will host the winner from last week’s games hosted by the Halifax Curling Club through the afternoon today. There are generally three games, based on curlers available. Ten clubs are committed to hosting the...

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Forbes curlers take silver

NEW GLASGOW — Devin Forbes’ team verified how much it has improved at the 2017 Nova Scotia Wheelchair Curling Championship last weekend at the Bluenose Curling Club. The Bluenose club foursome won its first three games before suffering a double knockout on Sunday at the hands of the Lakeshore Curling Club skipped by Trendal Hubley-Bolivar...

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Bluenose hosts wheelchair curling

NEW GLASGOW – The Bluenose Curling Club is hosting the 2017 Nova Scotia wheelchair curling championship from Friday through Sunday. This is the second time that the event has been hosted outside the Halifax area and there will be three teams competing for the provincial title, with the winner advancing to the National Wheelchair Curling...

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Ship Hector curling big draw

WESTVILLE – The Ship Hector Bonspiel remains a popular event for local and visiting curling teams. Another 56-team draw was completed when Kevin Saccary’s team earned the Ship Hector Trophy by defeating Mike Robinson’s foursome 6-4 at the Westville Curling Club in the battle of two Dartmouth Curling Club teams. A team must win all...

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Ship Hector curling Jan. 20-22

PICTOU – Mike Murdoch says he enjoys the Ship Hector Bonspiel more than any other curling event. Murdoch will once again skip one of the teams from the New Caledonian Curling Club in Pictou that are entered in the 2017 Ship Hector that is being played from January 20 to 22. His team consists of...

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