Albions host U-15 baseball finals

STELLARTON – The Stellarton Albions are preparing to host the 2019 Baseball Nova Scotia Under-15 championship this weekend at the A.N. Sample Field. The Albions will play Truro at 1 p.m. on Friday in their first game. Their next games will be on Saturday against the Hantsport Shamrocks at 9 a.m. and the Bridgewater Bulldogs...

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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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MacKenzie Cup undergoes revival

WESTVILLE — It was a magic time on Feb. 24 as 14 women’s teams gathered at the Westville Curling Club to contest the MacKenzie Cup for the first time in more than 40 years. Three teams from the Bluenose Curling Club combined to win the cup, that was first contested 80 years ago in 1939...

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Forbes curlers eye wheelchair title

NEW GLASGOW — Devin Forbes says he hopes his team can keep improving in its quest for the 2019 Nova Scotia wheelchair curling championship. Forbes’ team is representing the Bluenose Curling Club, which is once again hosting the event that will take place from February 22 to 24. “I’m confident we’ll put on a good...

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Forbes curlers runners-up

NEW GLASGOW — It was not to be for the host Bluenose Curling Club team. Devin Forbes’ team of mate Mike MacKenzie, second Philip Sutherland and lead Kathy McIsaac won their first two games but ended up second best to the winning team skipped by Trendal Hubley-Bolivar from the Lakeshore Curling Club during the 2018...

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Forbes skips wheelchair curlers

NEW GLASGOW — The foursome skipped by Devin Forbes has returned to help Bluenose Curling Club once again to host the 2018 provincial wheelchair curling championship this weekend. The club is hosting what is called Harding Medical Wheelchair Curling Championship from Friday through Sunday. Bluenose is hosting the three-team event for the third time. The...

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