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Ready to showcase their skills

FALL RIVER: Knowing there will be scouts from the QMJHL, NCAA and other prep schools in attendance at the Gatorade Excellence Challenge next week isn’t adding an extra sweat for three locals—nor should it. Newly...

Career meet for Nicole Wadden

RENO, NEV.: A Fall River heptathlon athlete has had the best meet of her career, allowing herself to become nationally ranked. Nicole Wadden, a senior with the Nevada Wolf Pack, placed sixth overall and fourth...

Rugby season begins for Lockview

FALL RIVER: The rugby season for the 2017 school year kicked off on April 8 as the Lockview Dragons boys and girls teams took part in the annual Icebreaker tournament they host at Harbour...
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Coach Baker gives his thoughts

Reporter Pat Healey spoke with Lockview High girls head coach Ken Baker following the team's first game in the Icebreaker tournament. Here is what he had to say (minus the wind blowing, which makes some...
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Dragons battle Citadel at Icebreaker

The Lockview Dragons took on Citadel in their opener of four mini-games for the annual Icebreaker tournament, held at the Harbour West All-Weather Field. The Dragons fell 10-5 in the game, but led 5-0 early...

Successful weekend for local teams

FALL RIVER: Two Fall River girls helped lead their Metro West Force (Blue) team to the Hockey Nova Scotia Female Peewee AA provincial crown. Goalie Lucy Phillips turned away 31 of 33 shots and Leah...

Local players at Whitecaps FC Youth showcase

FALL RIVER: Several local soccer players represented Soccer Nova Scotia on their respective under 13 and under 14 girls and boys soccer teams at a week-long combine being hosted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The...

Decision to step away “beyond difficult” for LeBlanc

FALL RIVER: Janique LeBlanc has had to make one of the toughest decisions of her young adult life. The Fall River native, one of the four young women who put the province on the junior...

Dragons land touchdown from Streatch

FALL RIVER: Councillor Steve Streatch has thrown an unexpected near touchdown to Fall River Dragons minor football’s “field of dreams.” The HRM District 1 representative for Waverley-Fall River-Musquodoboit Valley presented a cheque for $5,000 to...

Nova Central are provincial U16 ringette champions

Congrats to the Nova Central Ringette U16A girls on winning the provincial championship. The team has several local players on the squad, and will represent the province at the Eastern Canadians in Montreal from...