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Johnny Miles, Al MacInnis among leading candidates for Nova Scotia’s Top Athletes

A list is being compiled to determine the greatest 15 athletes in Nova Scotia sporting history. It is a project that coincides with Canada 150, where the Nova Scotia Sports

Johnny Miles winning the 1926 Boston Marthon

Hall of Fame selects the greatest athletes to put on skates, lace up shoes or compete in any event.

The leading candidate is Sidney Crosby, but some locals are also getting attention as ballots go in for the list. Al MacInnis of Port

Al MacInnis hoists the Stanley Cup with Calgary

Hood and Johnny Miles, originally from Sydney but has strong roots in Pictou County are front runners to be in the top 15. The list will be rolled out weekly starting in September, with the #1 pick being revealed in November.