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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Local hand bikes get workout at Pioneer track

sSTELLARTON — Hand bikes are giving physically disabled athletes a new option to compete and stay active. Let Abilities Work of Pictou County now has two hand bikes that bikers ride along the track at the Pioneer Coal Field. Summer sessions concluded recently, but the program will resume in the fall. “We want to provide...

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Curlers eye stick championship

NEW GLASGOW — Local curlers are looking forward to playing in the 2017 Canadian Stick Curling Championship being hosted this month by the Bluenose Curling Club. The event will start on March 22 with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. after an afternoon of practice. Pairings include Haylett Clarke and John MacNaughton, who combined to win...

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