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Hoop siblings pick Plato’s Dalhousie Tigers

Hoop siblings pick Plato’s Dalhousie Tigers

The reigning three-time AUS basketball champion Dalhousie Tigers have formally announced the addition of three players, including brothers Conor and Riley Foran of Halifax.
Experience a plus for curler Ryan Abraham

Experience a plus for curler Ryan Abraham

The first Canadian under-18 curling championship starts Tuesday in Moncton and Halifax's Ryan Abraham will skip the Nova Scotia men's team.
Bardeesy leads Nova Scotians at Boston Marathon; Pain and McDonah make podium

Bardeesy leads Nova Scotians at Boston Marathon; Pain and McDonah make podium

Halifax's Rami Bardeesy led more than 100 Nova Scotians at the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, but Malcolm Pain and Morag McDonah stole the show.
Mi’kmaq athlete strengthening the sport of arm wrestling

Mi’kmaq athlete strengthening the sport of arm wrestling

Former national bronze medallist Trevor Sanipass and his pupils look to place at the Canadian national arm-wrestling championship this summer in Halifax.
Ex-Screaming Eagles forward Evgeny Svechnikov making mark in first pro season

Ex-Screaming Eagles forward Evgeny Svechnikov making mark in first pro season

A year before, Svechnikov was a 19-year-old forward with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles — but now here he was, under the bright lights of Joe Louis Arena on April 3, in his debut with the Detroit Red Wings.
Custio Clayton stays undefeated, KOs Mexico’s Chavez in first round

Custio Clayton stays undefeated, KOs Mexico’s Chavez in first round

Custio Clayton says he wasn't an angry man entering the boxing ring on Saturday night. But, with the events of the last few weeks, it was predictable that his opponent might be in for a rough night. The 2012 Olympian from Nova Scotia defeated Mexico's Alfredo Chavez in a single round.
Brooklyn shot putter Sarah Mitton looks for international breakthrough

Brooklyn shot putter Sarah Mitton looks for international breakthrough

Sarah Mitton toils in obscurity, seeking the tiny improvements that will take her where she wants to go in track and field. If desire has anything to do with it, she'll likely get there.
Gillis believes injury would have kept him from completing Boston Marathon

Gillis believes injury would have kept him from completing Boston Marathon

Antigonish native Eric Gillis will miss the Boston Marathon with an Achilles tendon injury. It is the second time in four years an injury has kept him out of the race.
Islanders knock off Eagles in four straight

Islanders knock off Eagles in four straight

The Charlottetown Islanders ended the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles' season Thursday with a 5-2 victory in Sydney.
Declining revenues mean cuts at Nova Scotia Golf Association

Declining revenues mean cuts at Nova Scotia Golf Association

The Nova Scotia Golf Association has been forced to make some large budget cuts as it deals with a continuing drop in membership.