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Peddle finds Recruits for X-Men Hockey Close to Home

A local university coach didn’t have to look too far for recent slate of recruits. StFX X-Men hockey coach Brad Peddle recently announced six recruits for the 2018-2019 season are from Atlantic Canada.   Will Bower, Will Thompson, Adam Howell, Bailey Webster, Matt Graham, and Blade Mann-Dixon are all east coasters who will vie for […]

Local Runners do well at National Legion Youth Track Meet

Local athletes earned some hardware at a national track meet over the weekend. Kieghan Decoff of New Glasgow won bronze in the U16 discuss and the U16 shot put at the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships in Brandon, Manitoba. Diego Marshall of Chapel Island also won bronze in the U16 high […]

Clark takes Podium at Toromont Cat 250

Cassius Clark of Farmington, Maine picked up his fourth Toromont Cat 250 victory over the weekend at Scotia Speedworld, becoming the most decorated driver in the race’s 19 year history. In addition to winning over $14,000, Clark also takes home the coveted Scott Fraser Memorial Cup. Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro finished second . Shawn Turple […]

U Sports Women’s Hockey All-Stars Finish with 3-and-1 Record at the National Team Selection Camp

A group of of U Sports Women’s Hockey All-Stars fared well this past week at the Summer Showcase in Calgary at the Canadian National Women’s Hockey Team Selection Camp. The U Sports all-stars avenged an earlier loss to Team Japan beating them 6-3. X-Women Hockey standout Sarah Bujold had one of Canada’s goals. Bujold’s teamate […]

Plans announced for John Arther Murphy 7K Road Race

The 12th annual John Arther Murphy Seven kilometre Road Race is set for Saturday, August 11. Registration starts at 7:45 at the St. Joseph’s Lakeside Community Centre and the run starts at 9. To pre-register, email stewartdonnie88@gmail.com or call 902-968-1598. A breakfast for everyone runs from 9 to 11 a.m.. When asked what has kept […]

Former X-Men Nathan Chiarlitti named to Academic All-America team

Former St. FX X-Men Hockey standout Nathan Chiarlitti has received more honours for this achievements both on and off the ice. Chiarlitti, who just wrapped up his five year varsity career with McGill, was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team. The distinction was awarded by the College Sports Information Directors of America, recognizing […]

Gillis looks to a Strong Varsity Season for St. FX Cross Country and Track and Field

StFX’s newest coach is looking for a strong season from his athletes. Antigonish native and three time Olympian Eric Gillis is taking the head coaching reigns for the StFX cross country and track and field teams. Gillis, who follows 33-year-veteran Bernie Chisholm as head coach, said he looks forward to the challenge. Gillis said this year’s […]