Sunday, April 30, 2017


L’ARDOISE: Meika Mombourquette, one of the standout forwards with the Cape Breton West Bantam A Female Islanders, will be Toronto-bound later this month to represent the province on the international stage. “I’m very excited,” she said, chatting to The Reporter last...
PORT HAWKESBURY/LOUISDALE: Brian Tracey likes what he sees in terms of the interest young girls are showing in the Strait-Richmond Novice/Atom Girls team, a new addition to the local minor hockey program. “It’s a struggle to get kids in hockey,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Some very competitive sports action takes place at the SAERC and Tamarac gyms this weekend. “This is a chance for volleyball fans to come out and watch, as there’s going to be lots of high quality action,” said...
PORT HAWEKESBURY: With 136 games played with the Junior Pirates, there aren’t many guys who can say they’ve been there for the local team as readily as Port Hawkesbury native Troy Hillier. “I didn’t miss too many games over...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: It was a trip like none other for a Port Hawkesbury local who’s been following the Habs since he was a lad. “Oh my God, it was fantastic,” said Reginald Keefe, a 77-year-old who visited the Bell...
STEEP CREEK: Mitchell Warner’s overage year with the local Junior squad was, due to injuries and illness, as tough a season as a player could endure. Still, the young man from Steep Creek reports that he’s awfully pleased to...
PORT HOOD: History was made last Friday night as, for the first time ever, the Cape Breton West Islanders won the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League (NSMMHL) provincial championship. “I’m just proud to be a part of it,” said...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Nova Scotia Arm Wrestling Championships will be decided Saturday, May 6 at the Carriage House. “It’s been awhile since we brought the provincials to town, and we figured it would be a good spot to host it,” said...
LOUISDALE: High school hockey action was a rare treat this season, but the pucks were flying last weekend at the Richmond Arena thanks to the efforts of the Richmond Hurricane, coach Robert MacDonald, and all those pitching in to...
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