Grand Slam of curling rocks Wellness Centre

Anticipation has been building for the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling in Pictou County as the conversion from hockey rinks to curling facilities continued this week at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The tournament is the second in the 2019-20 season as part of the KIOTI Tractor Tour Challenge that was scheduled to begin with...

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Three awesome baseball summers

There was no way I would ever forget the summers of 1951, ‘52 and ‘53. I was in my early teens — considered the most impressionable time in life, the juncture when your reason for being on this earth is supposed to become clear. It happened to me. Alright, it was a long time ago...

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It was a night never to forget

On Tuesday of last week — the day after Labour Day and the final day of summer vacation for school teachers and students — the Town of Stellarton had a significant anniversary, though the media didn’t note the occasion. I wonder if anyone else even thought about it. First prerequisite, you would have to be...

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Jr. A Crushers eye three games

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will play three games this week in the Maritime Hockey League. The Crushers must focus on hosting the much-improved St. Stephen Aces on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre before a key match on Saturday in Truro against the surging Bearcats. The Crushers also have a...

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Crushers host Slammers

The Pictou County Crushers are alone in first place as they resume their MHL scheduled on Thursday with a home game against the Woodstock Slammers. The game will start at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers lead the league’s South Division standings, which have become tighter in the last two weeks...

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Jr. A Crushers face South Shore

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will close their pre-holiday schedule this week with two MHL games against the South Shore Lumberjacks. The teams will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and on Friday in Bridgewater. Alexis Roy scored twice and teammate Michael Dill added three assists as the Crushers...

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Crushers test Truro in Jr. A hockey tilt

Pictou County Weeks Crushers will play the Truro Bearcats in two MHL games this week. The Crushers will host the Bearcats at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness centre and will visit the Bearcats on Saturday in Truro. The Crushers posted a convincing 8-1 thrashing of the Dieppe Commandos on Sunday in...

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