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Sports Roundup March 31 – Updated 10:10 am

LOCAL SPORTS The first game of the Rural League Finals went to Pleasantdale, who blanked Heatherton 2-0 last night at the Antigonish Arena. At the NSSAF Girls Provincial Curling Championships held at the Truro Curling Club, Team Grady from Guysborough Academy captured Bronze Medals in a tie-breaker team draw to the button against Cobequid Education […]

Sports Roundup March 30 – Updated 11:15 am

LOCAL SPORTS The U14 Division 2 female basketball provincials are being held at STFX Oland Centre this weekend. On Friday, the host Jr. X Women defeated SLAM 46-24. Dartmouth defeated North Preston 40-38. Piranaha defeated South Shore 40-32. Valley Panthers defeated Cape Breton Magic 31-28. Next game for the Jr. X Women will be Saturday […]

Marchand signs with ECHL’s Indy Fuel

St. FX X-Men Goaltender Chase Marchand is moving to the pro hockey ranks. Marchand has signed with the Indy Fuel of the East Coast Hockey League, an affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks. Marchand participated in the Blackhawks development camp last summer. Marchand was last year’s U Sports Goaltender of the year, and led the […]

Sports Roundup – March 24

Antigonish Rural League playoffs Saturday Night. The Pleasantdale Panthers edged the St. Croix Angels 5– 4 in overtime Pleasantdale wins the best-of-seven, league semi-final; 4 games to 3. The Panthers advance to face Heatherton in the league final. —   The Antigonish Bantam A Bulldogs were undefeated this weekend in the Gary L Wentzel Tournament […]

Sports Roundup – March 23

Rural League Playoffs Saturday Antigonish Arena Game 7 7:00 St Croix vs Pleasantdale Series tied 3-3   —   The Antigonish Bantam A Bulldogs are playing in the Gary L Wentzel Tournament this weekend in Bridgewater. They played two games on Friday, winning both. In the first game, the final score was 6-4 against Cape […]

Dondre Reddick Commits to X-Men Basketball

The X-Men basketball welcomed a new player to the program. 6-foot-3 guard Dondre Reddick will join the team for the 2019-20 season. Reddick recently played at GTA Prep, an international basketball academy in Brampton, Ont. In the 2017-18 season he helped lead the team to the national championship game of the National Preparatory Association, averaging […]

2018 Special Olympics National Games in Antigonish wins National Award

The Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games in Antigonish has won a national sport tourism award .  At the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance’s annual Prestige Awards in Ottawa yesterday, the games captured the Canadian Sport Event Sponsorship Initiative of the Year award.  The games were nominated along with Sobeys and Michelin Corporate Foundation for their sponsorship of […]