Pictou Advocate sports

Spears among X-Men banished after brawl

ANTIGONISH – A former member of the Pictou County Weeks Crushers is among members of the St. Francis Xavier X-Men who were suspended after a recent hockey brawl. Third-year student Regan Spears was suspended for one game as an instigator and one game for fighting after the brawl broke out during the third period of...

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From goalie pads to priest’s robes

It’s amazing how, when we’re kids, many of us are influenced by someone just a bit older than ourselves. It might be a young guy in the neighbourhood. It might be a fellow we see around town. If we’re already interested in sports, it might be a teenage hockey player or a budding baseball star....

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The APC died 60 years ago

It’s everywhere. Old age – and the topic of aging – seems to be on the minds of more and more people. It must have something to do with growing old. Take this past Friday morning. I was walking the dogs when a woman, who stopped to pat them, noted one was turning grey. She...

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