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Sports Roundup December 12

LOCAL SPORTS Rural League tonight at Antigonish Arena: 7:00 Heatherton vs Pleasantdale        8:30 Outlaws vs St Croix NATIONAL SPORTS Canada has named its 25-man roster for the upcoming world junior hockey championship that opens Christmas Day in Edmonton. The Canadians are defending champions and going for a 19th gold medal overall. Six players from last […]

Antigonish Bulldogs’ Sam Mattie named Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League’s Player of the Month in Sid Rowe Division

A member of the Antigonish Bulldogs, Sam Mattie has been named the Hockey Nova Scotia Player of the Month in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League’s Sid Rowe Division. Mattie had six goals and seven assists for 13 points in November. Mattie was a consistent scorer, recording points in all but one of the Bulldog […]

Riverside International Speedway Announces 2021 Schedule

Management for Riverside International Speedway announced the facility`s 2021 schedule. The season will be anchored by three Maritime Pro Stock Tour championship points events and a fourth special event, a Grass Roots Racing Extravaganza. The popular high-banked facility will see the the Maritime Pro Stock Tour on June 12, July 24, and September 11. The […]

Sports Roundup December 6

LOCAL SPORTS Maritime Hockey League: Amherst 3 Pictou County 2 (OT) Rural League Scores: Pleasantdale 3 St Croix 2   Heatherton 6 Outlaws 1   NATIONAL SPORTS The Toronto Raptors will start practicing at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida today. The team was forced to relocate to Florida to play the 2020-21 N-B-A season after […]

Sports Roundup – December 5

LOCAL SPORTS The Pictou County Crushers play in Amherst at 7. Rural League tonight: 7:00 Pleasantdale vs St Croix     8:30 Outlaws vs Heatherton NATIONAL SPORTS A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press that the N-H-L and the N-H-L Players’ Association are focusing their discussions on a mid-January start date for the season. […]

Antigonish Junior B Bulldogs Captain Andrew Boyle named a Hockey Canada Community Champion

A very special honour for the Captain of the Antigonish Junior “B” Bulldogs. Andrew Boyle was named a Hockey Canada Community Champion for his extensive community work. The President of Hockey Nova Scotia Arnie Farrell presented Boyle with a Hockey Canada Community Champion Jersey outside the Antigonish arena yesterday. Boyle, a fourth year student in […]

Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League to Shut Down Until after the Christmas Break

The Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League’s Board of Governors has voted to suspend league operations effective Tuesday, December 1st at 12 midnight until the Christmas break is completed in early January. There was considerable discussion among League Governors as to whether the NSJHL should allow the Antigonish Bulldogs, Strait Pirates, the Junior Miners and the […]

No Conference-Sanctioned Regular Seasons or Postseasons in the AUS for the remainder of 2020-21 Season

Atlantic University Sport announced it will not proceed with conference-sanctioned regular seasons or postseasons for the remainder of the 2020-21 season and will not host any conference championships.  However, AUS will allow member-driven competition for the upcoming winter semester. The decision means schools will be permitted to engage in competition at a level they are […]

Hockey Nova Scotia announces updated COVID-19 Restrictions

Hockey Nova Scotia issued an update on its new COVID-related restrictions. While a number of organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality are shut down, at least for the moment, players living outside western and central HRM are allowed to continue to play with some exceptions and restrictions. For instance, players in a health zone are […]