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Sports Roundup – June 12

LOCAL SPORTS It was a tumultuous finish in the RJ Poirier Heavy Equipment 150 at Riverside International Speedway. With four laps to go, Craig Slaunwhite, Greg Proude and Dylan Blenkhorn were in the top three spots when a caution came out on lap 147 and involved numerous leaders. On the restart Slaunwhite and Blenkhorn sat […]

Sports Roundup – June 11

LOCAL SPORTS In the AGR League, St. Joseph’s defeated the Guysborough Broadhorns 6-2. Winning Pitcher: Jaron Kennedy (13 strikeouts), Losing Pitcher: Adam Rogers (11 Strikeouts) Top hitters for St. Joseph’s: Logan Deyoung, 4/4 with three singles and one double – Jaron Kennedy, 3/4 with 2 singles and one double , 1 RBI Top hitters for […]

Three Antigonish Natives Commit to St. FX X-Men Hockey

Three Antigonish natives are coming home to play for the St. FX Hockey X-Men. One is Logan Chisholm, a forward who played five seasons with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Acadie-Bathurst Titan. Chisholm won a Memorial Cup with Acadie-Bathurst in 2018. Chisholm was team captain this past season. Also committing to the X-Men is […]

Riverside International Speedway Prepares for Season Opener this Weekend

Riverside International Speedway is kicking off the facility’s 2022 season this Saturday with the R.J. Poirier Heavy Equipment 150 for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour, the Cross Roads Legends Tour and the Passione Flooring Mini Stock Tour. The event kicks off Riverside’s first full season since 2019. Local favourites Donald Chisholm, Austin MacDonald, […]

Special Olympics Nova Scotia Provincial Summer Games in Antigonish Seek Volunteers

The Special Olympics Nova Scotia Provincial Summer Games are coming to Antigonish, and they are looking for volunteers. Volunteer opportunities include competition assistance with Athletics (Track & Field), Swimming, Bocce, Basketball, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Softball, Soccer, and Golf. Assistance is also required with Meal Supervision, Medical/First Aid, Check-In & Registrations, Photography and more. For more information […]

The Novas Announce Award Winners for 2021-22 Season

The Novas of the Nova Scotia Under 15 Major Hockey League held their annual award dinner last evening, recognizing player excellence in the 2021-22 season. Jack Hayne captured two awards, Most Valuable Player and Leading Scorer. Also picking up two trophies on the evening was Brady Peddle, named Defensive Player of the Year and Most […]

Sports Roundup – June 5

LOCAL SPORTS In the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour, Craig Slaunwhite picked up his second win of the season in front of a huge crowd at Petty International Raceway in Moncton. Ashton Tucker and Cole Butcher led most of the race until mechanical issues struck them both, knocking them out of contention. Slaunwhite was […]

Sports Roundup – June 4 (UPDATED 10:25 AM)

LOCAL SPORTS AGR Fastpitch Pomquet Acadians  13       St. Andrews Flyers   3 Winning Pitcher – Jaiden Doiron (7 Strikeouts)         Losing Pitcher – Andrew MacIsaac (4 Strikeouts) Pomquet top hitters: Mark Dort (Triple, 3 RBI) – Riley Deyoung (Triple, Single, RBI) St. Andrews top hitters: Cole O’Leary (Triple, 2 RBI) – Pat McCarron (Single, 2 RBI) […]