Nighthawks win Dorrington hockey banner

WESTVILLE — The Northumberland Nighthawks have set the stage for some interesting hockey games to come. Jayden Hatchard scored in overtime on Sunday as the Nighthawks captured the 2020 Danny Dorrington high school boys’ hockey tournament with a 3-2 victory over the Central Kings Gators. The eight-team tournament featured some of the teams that could...

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Nighthawks’ win opens hockey tourney

WESTVILLE – Luke Young’s two goals paced the Northumberland Nighthawks to a 6-2 victory over the Strait Area Educational and Recreation Centre of Port Hawkesbury on Friday to open the 2020 Danny Dorrington high school boys’ hockey tournament at the Westville Miner Sports Centre. Connor MacLeod, Sam Hickey, Cam MacKinnon and Jayden Hatchard also scored...

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Local Major Midgets hold fourth spot

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets continue to hold their own in the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League. Pictou County entered this week in fourth place in the league standings following weekend action that included visiting the first-place South Shore Mustangs on Saturday and Sunday. Lucas Canning’s second goal of the game gave Pictou...

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Deals boost Crushers’ hopes for 2019-20

NEW GLASGOW – It’s early, but the Pictou County Weeks Crushers management is feeling upbeat about their prospects for next season. That optimism stems from draft choices and trades that the Crushers Feel will help restore them to prominence in the MHL after the league’s draft weekend in Edmundston, N.B. The Crushers acquired six players...

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Athletes set for spring meets

NEW GLASGOW — Young gymnasts are preparing for two meets coming up this spring. Andrew Fraser is competing at the Eastern Canadian championships scheduled for Amherst from May 4 to 8. Fraser will be joined by Abby Conrad and Sam Trenholm at the Atlantic championships this weekend in Sackville, N.B. “They’re great athletes,” head coach...

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