Bantam Crushers host Memorial tournament

Two local teams are poised to host the 2020 Pictou County Memorial Bantam Hockey Tournament at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Pictou County Bantam AA and Bantam A Crushers have been tuning up for games during the tournament with scheduled games in their respective leagues. The Bantam AA Crushers are among 12 teams in...

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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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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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Jr. A Crushers host Valley Wildcats

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will host the Valley Wildcats at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre in their next home game in the MHL. The Crushers will visit the Summerside Western Capitals on Saturday evening. The Crushers remain in third place in the South Division despite two losses last week....

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Jr. A Crushers eye MHL home opener

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will open their regular season in the Maritime Hockey League by hosting the Fredericton Red Wings at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They will host the Amherst Ramblers on September 19 and the Truro Bearcats on September 26 to complete a schedule of three successive home...

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Crushers out of MHL playoffs

The MHL playoffs have eluded the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. The South Mustangs defeated the Crushers 7-4 before nearly 1,200 fans at the Pictou County Wellness Centre to clinch third place in the league’s South Division. The results meant the idle Truro Bearcats can claim the fourth and final playoff berth, regardless of the outcome...

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Gryphon girls host Div. 1 hockey finals

NEW GLASGOW — When deciding whether to apply to host a provincial championship, it’s often a question of whether being the host team is an advantage or a disadvantage. For North Nova Education Centre this year, members of the girls’ hockey team, their parents and bench staff are hoping it’s an advantage. “It’s a huge...

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Larade-Gallant tourney opens

PICTOU – The 2019 Adam Larade-Teresa Gallant Memorial hockey tournament has begun in Pictou. The host Pictou Maripacs are among 16 teams in four pools playing in the tournament that started on Friday and ends on Sunday at the Hector Arena. The Maripacs were on the ice on Friday following a ceremonial puck drop to...

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TRENTON — Nearly 20 hockey teams in various novice divisions gathered last weekend for the second annual Bauer MacIsaac Memorial Jamboree at the Trenton Arena. The event featured six teams from Pictou County out of the eight Novice Advances teams, six Novice Intermediate teams, and four Novice Development teams during games played from Friday through...

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Gallant enters N.S. Hall of Fame

HALIFAX — Peggy Gallant said she was overwhelmed by her induction into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame. Gallant was among four athletes, two builders and a team enshrined into the hall of fame during a ceremony last Friday in Halifax. She was named in the builder category. “It’s just wonderful,” she said. “I...

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