Saturday, August 19, 2017


ANTIGONISH: A number of parents of kids involved in Antigonish Minor Hockey are unhappy with decision from Hockey Nova Scotia regarding female hockey. Jennifer Connors is a parent of three female and one male hockey players in the Antigonish...
PETIT DE GRAT: The end of the regular season for the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) is looming, and the level of parity between the top teams promises to make for an exciting postseason. Holding onto the top spot in...
HALIFAX: It’s a muddy but memorable event whenever Mud Hero, a six kilometer race through an obstacle course, takes place. However, for the family of James Poirier, keeping memories alive is just as important as making new ones. The event...
PETIT DE GRAT: Former and current members of the Petit de Grat Red Caps and Little Anse Hawks are invited to take part in a very special event on Labour Day weekend. “Both organizations are celebrating, and we thought we’d...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Port Hawkesbury Antigonish Swim Team (PHAST) sent 11 senior swimmers to the Ken Dunn Invitational Senior provincial championship meet at the Centennial Pool in Halifax. This four-day meet hosted the top swimmers in the Atlantic Provinces, Ontario...
STRAIT AREA: Arguably the biggest news out of the Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) is last weekend’s dominance by the Inverness Athletics, now sporting a five-game winning streak. Four of those wins came last weekend, as the Route 19ers swept...
STRAIT AREA: June is edging to a close, and the RABA has the defending league champs undefeated in five games but the Isle Madame Mariners have also proven a team not to mess with.   The Little Anse Hawks are 5-0,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The sign leading into the town of Port Hawkesbury reads ‘opportunity awaits’ and, this summer, a possible subtitle to that catch phrase could be ‘activity awaits.’ “It’s going to be busy, but it should be good,” said Corene...
RIVER BOURGEOIS: Cade Touesnard got a taste of what it’s like to win at the Atlantic level on May 28 when he and the Nova North Storm visited Moncton to compete at the AAA Super 7 Atlantic Cup. “I was...
BOYLSTON: The Chedabucto Curling Club is undertaking an expansion and modernization project that will see significant renovations made to the 54-year old facility. Of course, with significant renovations comes a significant price tag. “It’s going to cost $210,000, and that’s...
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