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CHRIS COCHRANE: Restoring respect for Canadian NHL teams

CHRIS COCHRANE: Restoring respect for Canadian NHL teams

The 2016-17 regular season ended on a much better note for franchises north of the border compared with last year. There are actually five, yes five, Canuck teams in the playoffs that open Wednesday night.
Baseball takes Matt Lloyd from Antigonish to Indiana Hoosiers

Baseball takes Matt Lloyd from Antigonish to Indiana Hoosiers

"For as long as I can remember, I wanted to play (NCAA) Division 1 baseball. Now I'm actually doing it, which is pretty crazy to think about."
Digby’s Creighton collects victories and accolades in U.S. college golf

Digby’s Creighton collects victories and accolades in U.S. college golf

A member of the Radford University Highlanders, Myles Creighton recently was named the Big South Conference golfer of the week.
Nova Scotia tandem eliminated at Canadian mixed doubles curling

Nova Scotia tandem eliminated at Canadian mixed doubles curling

The Nova Scotia tandem of former Brier champ Mark Dacey and Jennifer Baxter had a good run at the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship, just not good enough to get to Sunday.
Islanders drop Eagles 5-3, take two-game lead

Islanders drop Eagles 5-3, take two-game lead

Daniel Sprong scored twice and Mark Grametbauer stopped 37 shots as the Charlottetown Islanders beat the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 5-3 in P.E.I. Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoff series.
Wigginton soars, scores for Team World at Nike Hoop Summit

Wigginton soars, scores for Team World at Nike Hoop Summit

Nova Scotia hoops phenom Lindell Wigginton added to his reputation despite Team World's loss to the Americans at Friday's Nike Hoops Summit in Portland, Oregon.
Turnbull brings home silver medal

Turnbull brings home silver medal

Stellarton's Blayre Turnbull has another silver medal from the world women's hockey championship. Turnbull and her Team Canada teammates fell 3-2 in overtime to the U.S. on Friday night in the final in Plymouth, Mich.
Hockey Nova Scotia adds new midget AAA league

Hockey Nova Scotia adds new midget AAA league

The new league will provide a development opportunity for 15- and 16-year-old players, says the president of Hockey Nova Scotia.
Colchester County teenager sets high goals in karate

Colchester County teenager sets high goals in karate

Brooklynn Rutherford hated fighting, but ended up in karate anyway. Now the Grade 12 student from Brookfield is a national bronze medallist.
Screaming Eagles fall 4-1 after offensive onslaught by Charlottetown Islanders

Screaming Eagles fall 4-1 after offensive onslaught by Charlottetown Islanders

The teams face off in Game 2 of their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoff series at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in Charlottetown, then return to Sydney’s Centre 200 on Tuesday and Wednesday.