The Eskasoni Jr. Eagles claimed the best-of-seven Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League Sid Rowe Division semifinal over the Pictou County Scotians.
The Westville Miners Sports Centre will soon have new life.
Half a century ago, as I walked into the gym at Saint Mary’s University, I knew it was a day I wouldn’t forget.
Nova Scotia females at the 2023 Canada Winter Games have made history.
Anse MacDonald told me a long time ago, “Our move to New Glasgow was the best move my wife (Bernice) and I ever made.”
After a hard-fought battle that included storms and lack of ice, the Pictou County Scotians have clinched a playoff spot in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League.
A passion for basketball brought a team of young men from Kinngait, Nunavut, to Nova Scotia this past week.
It was one of those unexpected encounters.
When you think of your favourite winter sport, do you think about the gear that goes with it?
After a hard-fought battle, the Pictou County Scotians have clinched a playoff spot in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League.
Four local curling clubs were busy this past weekend as they hosted close to 60 teams in the 49th annual Ship Hector Bonspiel.
A total of 12 Pictou County athletes and two coaches in various sports are among those on Team Nova Scotia for the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
In 1944-45 – as the world neared the post-war era – I was six years old in Grade 1 at the Temperance Street School in New Glasgow.
An opportunity to honour Canada’s military has been planned in the form of a tribute and puck dropping ceremony prior to a junior A hockey game this month.
The Pictou County Bantam AA Crushers picked up where they left off three years ago by winning their division at the 2023 Pictou County Memorial Bantam Hockey Tournament.
It was tough for a young guy to make an NHL roster in the 1950s when there were only six franchises and about 120 players.
The Northern Subway Selects have clinched first place in the Maritime Under-18 Female Hockey League.
Organizers with the Bluenose Curling Club in New Glasgow are hosting both Nova Scotia’s men’s and women’s curling championships, which started Wednesday.
Fun and fellowship were themes last Thursday during the Strathcona Cup featuring curlers from Scotland hosted by three Pictou County clubs.
Local middle distance runner Cara MacDonald says she’s looking forward to the next chapter in her life in academics and athletics.
Every 10 years, the Town of Pictou welcomes teams of Scottish curlers to compete in the Strathcona Cup.
While watching junior hockey phenom Connor Bedard’s brilliance at the recent world junior hockey championships in Halifax, I was reminded of an old, frequently used idiom.
Years have passed since the New Glasgow Rangers were a popular senior hockey team.
Well, that was one hell of a party in downtown Halifax.
As I write my journey through the early months of my 69th year in newspapers, the question comes up more and more frequently: Why keep working so long?
As most die-hard hockey followers have known since birth, there are good times and bad times on the sports calendar. There are high points and low points wherever games are played.
Some of the world’s best curlers are returning to Pictou County next year.
At first mention, the idea may sound rather ridiculous, if not completely preposterous, even contrary to common sense.
The Northern Subway Selects have some extra momentum as they prepare for this weekend’s two games in Pictou.
I’ve often been told I was born with a love of sports in my veins.
Physical illness is taking its toll on female hockey teams, and the Northern Subway Selects are no exception.
An intriguing comment was fired at me by an acquaintance sipping a double-double at Tims one morning a few weeks ago.
It was a rare opportunity to celebrate athletic achievement by the Pictou County Senior Rugby Club.
The classic animated film Shrek is coming to Pictou County in the form of a stage performance that enhances the story with music, humour and dance.
A 50-year rugby tradition is being marked on Saturday.
It proved to be a real test for the Northern Subway Selects.
It has been a long and frustrating time, but Hector Arena could be open to ice activities soon.
Did the good folks at the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame make their best decision by committing its future to its old location in downtown Halifax?
Darts is taking Abbey Harty across the Atlantic Ocean.
John Soosaar and I have crossed paths many times during the last 65 years – from our school days in New Glasgow, through our decades in the journalism world, to the publication of his riveting book about his family’s escape from war-torn Europe.
A special event will accompany the next hockey game for the Weeks U-18 Majors at the Pictou County Wellness Centre.
They played on a championship hockey club and, many years later, they were still telling me it was the finest team they were ever on.
Courtney Malcolm says he’s pleased his granddaughter, Courtnay Malcolm, has entered St. Francis Xavier University’s Sports Hall of Fame.
I feel safe in saying that I’m no different than most Canadians when it comes to having a life-long love affair with hockey.
Delays and more wet weather could not dampen the enthusiasm of 30 teams and individuals to raise more than $300,000 last Thursday during the 2022 Summer Street golf scramble.
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