Players remember Carlton Munroe

TRENTON – The first pitch of the first game of the year for men’s league lob ball was a special occasion this year. After the passing of one of the league’s members last year, the opening tournament of this year’s season was renamed the Carlton Munroe Memorial Tournament in his memory. Munroe had played lob...

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Peewee AA Crushers go 2-1-1

TRENTON – The Pictou County Crushers opened their season in the Nova Scotia Mainland Peewee AA Hockey League recently with two wins, a loss and a tie. The Crushers won both games against the Truro Bearcats by scores of 4-1 on October 14 in Truro and 4-0 on October 15 at the Pictou County Wellness...

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‘Hawks host rugby showdown

ALMA — A crucial boys game on Thursday between the host Northumberland Nighthawks and the visiting North Nova Gryphons will highlight high school rugby action this week. The game will start at 4 p.m. and will likely decide first place in the league standings. The girls teams from each school will meet in the second...

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Lightning win Div. 7 banner

ALMA — The Pictou County Lightning have won a provincial basketball banner. Daniel Walsh sank two free throws with less than 20 seconds left on the clock as the Lighting captured the Basketball Nova Scotia Division 7 boys’ championship in exciting fashion on Sunday at Northumberland Regional High School with a 45-44 victory over the...

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Cancer Sucks Cup draws support

TRENTON – Several of those who organized and played in the seventh annual Oliver Hudson Graham Memorial Cancer Sucks Cup at the Trenton Rink voiced their appreciation for the opportunity. Graham’s father Drew Graham said he was uplifted by the financial support for it. “I’m ecstatic,” he said. “People always go above and beyond to...

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Grahams set for Cancer Sucks Cup

NEW GLASGOW – Playing hockey in memory of Oliver Graham is a family activity for his parents Drew and Kait Graham and his brother Jax Graham. The Graham family has been busy getting ready for the seventh annual Cancer Sucks Cup hockey tournament in memory of Oliver Graham, who died of cancer at the age...

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Selects capture Bantam A banner

YARMOUTH – The Pictou County Subway Selects went undefeated to earn the Bantam A Division championship last weekend at the Chicks with Sticks female hockey tournament in Yarmouth. The Selects went 4-0 in the round robin while outscoring their opponents, Metro East Inferno Gold and Metro West Force Orange, 9-1 to earn a bye to...

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Hector Classic draws raves

ABERCROMBIE – Golfers’ sights are already on the 2017 Ship Hector Golf Classic after the fun and fellowship of the 2016 edition. The foursome of Jamie Aitken, Bob MacKenzie, Tyler Wilson and Mike Bowron won this year’s event at Abercrombie Country Club while combining to score eagles on the par-five fourth and seventh holes. Seventeen...

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