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Gillis named to Canada’s team for athletics world championships

Gillis named to Canada’s team for athletics world championships

Three-time Olympian Eric Gillis of Antigonish has been selected to run the marathon at the IAAF World Championships starting Aug. 4 in London.
Myketyn dedicated his life to coaching

Myketyn dedicated his life to coaching

Dartmouth's Tom Myketyn, who died of cancer on Saturday, touched more lives in sports than he probably ever knew. He played hockey for the Cole Harbour Scotia Colts and the Dalhousie Tigers and went on to coach over 32 years.
Paddler MacIntosh wins World Cup silver medal in Serbia

Paddler MacIntosh wins World Cup silver medal in Serbia

Dartmouth's Hannah MacIntosh, whose Olympic hopes have been rekindled by the inclusion of women's sprint canoe in the 2020 Games, placed second with teammate Nadya Crossman-Serb of Winnipeg in the C-2 200 on Sunday.
Clayton gets a second chance at title belts

Clayton gets a second chance at title belts

Custio Clayton's bad luck streak ended on Sunday. A day after his scheduled fight for two title belts was cancelled, the former Olympian from Dartmouth learned he will get another shot on June 15.
Mooseheads take Parent, Barron with first-round picks

Mooseheads take Parent, Barron with first-round picks

The Halifax Mooseheads stuck to convention on Saturday and selected Quebec forward Xavier Parent with their first pick in the QMJHL draft.
Clayton title bout scrubbed

Clayton title bout scrubbed

Custio Clayton was out of luck on Saturday when his opponent failed to make the 147-pound limit.
Former X-Men basketball star Smith dies of cancer

Former X-Men basketball star Smith dies of cancer

Wade Smith was an all-star on and off the basketball court. The former St. Francis Xavier basketball player who went on to become the principal at Citadel High School in Halifax lost his battle with stomach cancer on Friday.
Late bogeys lead to missed cut for Tidcombe

Late bogeys lead to missed cut for Tidcombe

A pair of bogeys over his final five holes cost Ally Tidcombe a chance to play on the weekend at the Quito Open in Ecuador.
Eric Banks misses cut in season-opening Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada tourney

Eric Banks misses cut in season-opening Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada tourney

Truro's Eric Banks bettered his opening-round 77 with a 74 Friday in the second round but will miss the cut at the Freedom 55 Financial Open in Vancouver.
The time is now for Custio Clayton to prove his mettle

The time is now for Custio Clayton to prove his mettle

Dartmouth welterweight Custio Clayton fights for two professional boxing title belts on Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal.