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Antigonish native Clare MacDonald on the Ballot for Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

The 2021 ballot for the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has a local name attached. Antigonish’s Clare MacDonald is on the ballot in Standardbred Driver category. MacDonald is Canada’s winningest female harness driver in victories (1,498) and purse earnings ($4,769,982). Her stats, all achieved while racing in the Atlantic provinces, rank her second among female […]

Westville Native Lisa Haley Named Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations of the National Women’s Hockey League

Westville’s Lisa Haley has a new job with the National Women’s Hockey League. Haley, who serves as coach for the Ryerson Rams and the Hungarian national women’s team, was today named the senior vice president of hockey operations for the NWHL. Currently residing in Ontario, Haley was an assistant coach of the Canadian team that […]

Sports Roundup March 28

LOCAL SPORTS Game 1 of the Division Final between the Antigonish Bulldogs and the Junior Miners is set for Monday night at 7:30 at the Antigonish Arena. Tickets can be reserved by emailing jrbbulldogs@gmail.com between 6 and 7 tonight. There’s a limit of 3 tickets per order, and emails must include a name and contact […]

Sports Roundup March 27

LOCAL SPORTS The Antigonish Junior B Bulldogs have won their series against the Pictou County Scotians. The Bulldogs took Game 6 at the Antigonish Arena with a 4-1 victory. The Bulldogs next face the Junior Miners in the Sid Rowe Division Finals. U15: The Wearwell Bombers thrashed the Whalers 7-3 Friday night at the Pictou […]

Shauna Neary of Antigonish To Officiate at the 2021 World Women’s Hockey Championship

Antigonish native Shauna Neary will officiate at the upcoming 2021 World Women’s Hockey Championship in Halifax and Truro in May. Neary is a longtime referee who previously officiated at the Women’s World Championship Division 3 in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2019. Neary is also an accomplished coach who has volunteered with the Hockey Nova Scotia High […]

Former X-Men Henoc Muamba signs with CFL’s Toronto Argonauts

Former St. FX Football X-Men standout Henoc Muamba will be suiting up with the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts. Muamba signed with the Argos Tuesday. The 32-year-old veteran linebacker from Mississauga, Ontario became a free agent last month. He had 93 tackles in 17 games with the Montreal Alouettes in 2019 and was named the league’s top […]