Pictou Advocate sports

My connection to the Steeltown

I have never lived a day of my life in Trenton, never slept there for a single night. Yet the old Steeltown has always had a special place in my heart. For several reasons. Growing up in neighbouring New Glasgow, with the family summer cottage at Rustico Beach in Pictou Landing, I drove and was...

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Hockey Wolves win Atlantic Cup

TRENTON – The Northern Nova Wolves recently captured the gold medal at the Atlantic Cup in Halifax. “We were the underdogs since the first of the season and we were even questioned by the owner: ‘Do you think you are even going to be able to contend in our Tier 1 Division with the amount...

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MacKay to contest Central Nova

WESTVILLE – Roger MacKay, a life-long resident of Central Nova and the Mayor of Westville, has officially declared his intention to run for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination in Central Nova for the upcoming federal election. “Having been involved with the Westville town council since 1994, and having served as mayor since 2008, has...

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Peewee C Steelers stay unbeaten

TRENTON – The Trenton Peewee C Steelers have done it. The Steelers went 38 games without a loss, completing the run on Tuesday intheir last regular-season game with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the host New Glasgow Bombers 4-3 on Ethan MacKay’s winning goal. The Steelers trailed 3-1 with 6:30 left in the third period,...

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NNEC Gryphon girls go 1-2

NEW GLASGOW – The North Nova Gryphons got a chance to see some of the teams they will likely face in early March. The Gryphons won one game and lost two as they hosted Division I teams at an invitational tournament on Saturday and Sunday at the NNEC gym. The Gryphons are hosts for the...

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Soccer teams host tournament

NEW GLASGOW – Local high school boys’ and girls’ soccer teams got some much-needed playing time last weekend with an early-bird tournament hosted by the North Nova Griffins. New Germany defeated the Griffins 7-1 on Saturday in the girls’ championship game. Isa Mackay scored North Nova’s goal. North Nova opened the tournament on Friday with...

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55+Games teams get ready

Local hockey teams have been busy preparing for the 2017 55-Plus Games in Lunenburg County. The Games open today and officially start on Thursday. They end on Saturday. Teams have been assembled for the 55-Plus, 60-Plus and 65-Plus age groups and will start playing games on Thursday. Clary Melanson is a player-coach for the 60-Plus...

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