Pictou Advocate sports

Local soccer team takes silver

NEW GLASGOW – Northern Nova United’s Under-15 boys’ soccer team came home with silver medals recently from the Soccer Nova Scotia championship. Northern Nova dropped a 2-0 decision against Truro in the championship game. NNU opened on September 1 against Dartmouth United.  The teams have played a number of times throughout the season, having every...

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NNU boys reach 15-A soccer final

STELLARTON – The Northern Nova United 15-A boys’ soccer team continued an exceptional season on Monday by securing a place at the 2018 Soccer Nova Scotia provincial championship in Sackville to be played on Saturday and Sunday. NNU advanced to the tournament with a 3-0 victory over Antigonish on Monday at the Sobey soccer complex...

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Pictou Islanders and religion …

Religion had always been an important part in the lives of Pictou Islanders. The first settlers in 1814 honoured the Sabbath in their homes. In the middle 1850s, the Islanders built their first school. Religious services were then held in this structure along with Sunday school. There were approximately 30families on Pictou Island in 1909....

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Falcons soccer silver medalists

STELLARTON — The Northern Nova United Falcons came out second best at the Soccer Nova Scotia Senior B women’s championship they hosted last weekend in Stellarton. The Falcons went undefeated until the Halifax City Whitecaps defeated them 1-0 on kicks on Sunday at the William Sobey soccer complex. The teams were scoreless through regulation and...

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