Pictou County racers post wins

TRENTON – Local athletes representing host Pictou County Cycle won races on June 4 during the 2017 Trenton Steel Wheels mountain bike races. Aaron Robinson was first, Brandon Roy was second and Roddie Maclean was fourth in the Male Sport (Category C) race over two laps of the course covering 6.8 kilometres for each lap....

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Gryphons win school award

TRENTON — North Nova runners combined to win the Courtney Malcolm school running award on Monday in conjunction with the 53rd annual Joe Earle Memorial road races. Peter Corbin, Breanna Sandluck, Allie Sandluck and Ethan MacDonald combined to win the award that goes to the school that amasses the most points based on top three...

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TRENTON — Peter Corbin had a banner running day on Monday. The young runner from Linacy, known more for his exploits on the track, won both the one-mile and five-mile races during the Joe Earle Memorial Road Races in Trenton. Corbin won the Baxter MacArthur Memorial one-mile race that opened the program in four minutes,...

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Joe Earle race day May 22

TRENTON — It will be Edwina Palmer Day during the 53rd running of the Joe Earle Victoria Day road races on May 22 in Trenton. Each year someone is honoured with a day for community contributions in sports and other pursuits as a volunteer or participant for the races on Victoria Day. Palmer will be...

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Margaree Highland Games celebrating fifth year

In the last five years, the Margaree Highland Games have seen themselves welcomed into Heavy Events circles with open arms, and have quickly become a staple of the summer tourism season in Nova Scotia. In that time, two Canadian records have been broken on the grounds and the event has seen continued growth with each...

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County athletes win Atlantic title

STELLARTON – Pictou County Athletics has won the Atlantic Track and Field Championship for the second straight year. There were many wins and personal best performances among the 43 local athletes who competed at the meet in Saint John, N.B. In women’s events, Breanna Sandluck won both her 16-17 age group 1,500-metre and 3,000-metre races...

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