Tuesday, April 25, 2017


ANTIGONISH: The Cape Breton West Islanders will be heading to British Columbia for the Telus Cup later this month, but later this week the guys will be the centre of attention in Antigonish. “There’s excitement from Pleasant Bay to Arisaig...
ANTIGONISH: It took him a little longer than some to make it to the Junior Pirates, but Antigonish’s Floyd MacDonald is happy to have finished his Junior hockey days with the maroon and white. MacDonald, having grown up in Antigonish,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: You could make a pretty convincing argument that few players over the years committed themselves to the Junior Pirates with more gusto than Nathan Hayes. Having joined the team as a Midget-aged player, Hayes’ career in the Nova...
BROOKFIELD: The Cape Breton West Female Pee Wee A Islanders pulled out the win in the Hockey Nova Scotia North Conference Championship game when facing the Antigonish Bulldogs on March 26. The final was 5-4 and decided in double overtime....
PORT HAWKESBURY:  A new era of Junior B Hockey has begun in the Strait area.  For the first time in its 53-year history, the Junior Pirates team is owned by the community. The initiative to restructure the organization was...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Junior Pirates gathered to celebrate their 53rd consecutive season at the team’s annual banquet last Saturday night with good food, good cheer, and considerable elbow room. The gathering was arguably the most unusual banquet in recent memory,...
LOUISDALE: Thirteen teams visited the Richmond Arena last weekend for the thirty-eighth annual Freddie MacNeil Royals Tournament. In the Lesa Sampson Division (Over 35B), the Martell's Pharmacy Team took on the defending champions Buddy N Boys in the championship. Martell's...
MIRAMICHI: After earning a place in history as the first Cape Breton West Islander team to win the Major Midget provincial championship, the local boys pulled off one spectacular encore performance. They now have a banner from Atlantics. “All the work...
STRAIT AREA: The last couple of weeks were busy ones at local rinks. The 37th annual Port Hawkesbury Paper Hockey Tournament saw minor hockey squads visit the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre and Richmond Arena from Saturday, March 11, to last...
All games at Richmond Arena Schedule Friday, March 31                              6 p.m. Buddy N Boys /Martell Pharmacy (Over)          7 p.m. Island Storm/Hornets (Over)        8 p.m. Renegades/Screaming Seagulls (Under) 9 p.m. Baddeck/MacLeods (Over)            10 p.m. Mighty Drunks/Thrill Billies (Under) 11 p.m. Renegades/Platinum (Under) Saturday, April 1                                         ...
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