Fanning returns to men’s amateur

ABERCROMBIE – It has been a bittersweet return to amateur golf for Lee Fanning. Fanning, who plays at the host Abercrombie Country Club, followed an 84 on Friday with a 90 on Saturday and is well back in the field at the 2019 Nova Scotia men’s amateur golf championship entering the third and final day...

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Albion boxing club claims victories

TRENTON — Two local boxers had a winning weekend recently on The Rock. Sadie LeBlanc won her first two competitive bouts after a series of exhibitions, while Cameron Munroe also won two bouts during a double whammy of boxing in Conception Bay, N.L. LeBlanc, who is from Pictou, defeated Alyssa Hallington from Conception Bay by...

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Pettipas wins Ship Hector final

NEW GLASGOW — Blair Pettipas has skipped his Halifax Curling Club team to the 2019 Ship Hector Curling Bonspiel championship. Pettipas defeated the Westville Curling Club foursome skipped by Jason LeBlanc in six ends on Sunday at the Bluenose Curling Club to win the trophy and claim top prize money of $1,000. “I was here...

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Fukes caps trio of boxing wins

NEW GLASGOW — It was a rousing night on Saturday along Fight Street. The Albion Amateur Boxing continued its 30th anniversary celebrations with three victories among the seven club members on the card before more than 300 fans on an 11-bout card at Summer Street. Shauna Fukes capped the Albion quest by winning a split...

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Pictou Curl for Cancer Friday

PICTOU — Optimism is building that organizers of the Pictou Curl for Canada can raise at least as much as last year. The 2018 edition at the New Caledonian Curling Club will take place on Friday, with the first draw at 6 p.m. and additional draws every four hours. The event is known for its...

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