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Francis, Boyd excited about being drafted to QMJHL teams

FALL RIVER: Being drafted into the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is just the first step for two Fall River and Beaver Bank hockey players in their quest to continue playing the sport they...

Scoring big for Children’s Wish

BEAVER BANK: Teams from the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League (NSMBHL), including the Lantz-based champion All Credit Auto (ACA) Rangers, are putting smiles on the faces of some very deserving children this year. At...

Lockview hosts Unified Sports event

FALL RIVER: Students from four schools gathered at Lockview High School for an student-led initiative that was the first of it’s kind in the Halifax Regional School Board. Unified Sport brought together students with and...
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Phinney, MacKinnon selected in MHL draft

BEAVER BANK: A goaltender from Fall River and a forward from Beaver Bank who’s playing in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League were both taken in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League’s (MHL) annual...

Cheema athletes on Canadian team radar

WAVERLEY: Three athletes from Waverley-based Cheema have made the first step towards making the Canadian national team after a recent competition. Marshall Hughes, Michelle Russell, Craig Spence, Sawyer Capes, Shaun Fair, Samantha Hall, Tom Hall,...

Francis, Boyd make QMJHL prospects list

BEAVER BANK: Two local hockey prospects from the Beaver Bank and Fall River area find themselves on the Central Scouting List for QMJHL draft eligible players. Forward Ryan Francis and goaltender Nolan Boyd, both students...

Selects host Get the Rust Off Spring classic hoops tournament

FALL RIVER: The Fall River U14 and U16 Selects boys basketball teams joined several other teams for the annual Spring classic, held at the Gordon R. Snow Community Centre in Fall River. In the tournament...
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Hard work pays off for Lockview High’s Ashleigh Marshall

FALL RIVER: It was a phone call Ashleigh Marshall is happy she answered. Marshall was in class last month at Lockview High School in Fall River when her cellphone vibrated. She looked and saw it...

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...