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Meeting Morrison for the first time

It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas as I drove into Pictou on a mid-December morning 15 years ago in search of a white bungalow on Dunromin Terrace in the Shiretown’s west end. I was coming to meet and chat with Allie Morrison for the first time. We had never met, though he...

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Still no local hockey team

Nova Scotia sports addicts undoubtedly know and understand the procedures followed by the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame when it adds new inductees to its hallowed hall. It’s been an annual celebration for nearly 40 years. The hall’s selection committee carries out its mandate, deserving recipients are announced, and the winners anxiously await induction...

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Vipers Larade-Gallant winners

PICTOU — The Vipers won the battle of Eastern Shore on Sunday to capture the Adam Larade-Teresa Gallant Memorial Atom C minor hockey tournament. The Vipers shut out the Eastern Shore Mariners 3-0 in the championship game at Hector Arena. The Eastern Shore teams advanced by winning their respective semifinal games. The first-place Vipers defeated...

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Memorial Atom C hockey tournament under way

PICTOU – Fourteen teams, including the host Pictou Maripacs, began playing on Friday in the Atom C minor hockey tournament. The tournament is in memory of Adam Larade and Teresa Gallant. Play began on Friday morning with the first game featuring the New Glasgow Bombers and the Trenton Steelers. The Pictou Maripacs followed with a...

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A sports quiz for the holiday

1. Who coached the New Glasgow Rangers in 1951-52 when they won the Nova Scotia senior hockey championship, then lost the Maritime title to a university team? 2. Name the team’s goalie that year who was a native of Western Canada. 3. When the Rangers won the provincial title again three years later, who were...

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Maripacs Midget A champs

BRIDGEWATER — The Pictou Maripacs are Hockey Nova Scotia Midget A champions. Rob Tetreault fired four goals and Tyler MacLennan netted his second goal in overtime as the Maripacs captured the division banner last Friday with a 6-5 victory over the Halifax Hawks during the Provincial Day of Champions in Bridgewater. The Maripacs took a...

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Maripacs win Atom B banner

TRENTON – The Pictou Maripacs are the 2017 March Break minor hockey tournament’s Atom B Division champions. Team captain Ryan Chapman and alternate Leland Tobin scored as the Maripacs shut out the host Trenton Steelers 2-0 on Thursday to earn the division banner as part of the 2017 March Break minor hockey tournament at the...

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