Gushue,Jacobs, Einarson, Roth Grand Slam finalists

Team Brad Gushue and Team Brad Jacobs are men’s finalists at the Pinty’s Grand slam of Curling today at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They will contest the men’s Tier I championship at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Gushue’s team from St. John’s,N.L. continued its unbeaten string at the event by advancing to the final with...

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Men’s teams split rugby games; women win

NEW GLASGOW — Men’s rugby teams from Pictou County will prepare for matches on the road and at home over the next two weekends after splitting games last Saturday in New Glasgow. The Pictou County Senior Rugby Club’s Division I team will visit Dartmouth and its Division II side will visit Eastern Shore in games...

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East Pictou grads enjoy reunion events

SUTHERLANDS RIVER — Student athletes from East Pictou Rural High School basked in the glory of past championships on Saturday as part of a high school reunion. The list included members of the rugby team that won the provincial high school championship in 1969 and the hockey team that won the 1959 provincial hockey honours....

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He had many golf successes

While past and present members of the Abercrombie Country Club celebrate their facility’s centennial anniversary, my journalistic curiosity is prompting me to ask a question that’s a milestone tradition at times like this. Who, I wonder, would be considered the club’s most successful golfer in those 100 years of countless men, women and juniors chasing...

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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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