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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...