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Phillips ready to tend goal for N.S. U16

FALL RIVER: It’s a humid Friday late in the afternoon in August. I’m off to interview Lucy Phillips in Fall River about being named to the Under-16 female hockey team for Team Nova Scotia...

Waverley youth representing Canada in U-16 football

WAVERLEY: Matteo DiQuinzio never intended to play football. That was until a friend needed an extra player on a flag football team. “It took off from there,” said DiQuinzio in an interview with The Laker. He...

Chute has solid world championships; readies for Canadian nats

MADRID, SPAIN: Olivia Chute finished off with good performances at the world junior waterskiing championships, which wrapped up for her on August 4, in Madrid, Spain. While the scoring results won't be fully known until...
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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...

LWF Pirates claim Peewee ch’ship

FALL RIVER: It was an all LWF Peewee Championship final and in the end it was the LWF Pirates defeating the LWF Arrows for the hardware. Congratulations to the Pirates for a great season and...

Haworth, Tigers in AUS women’s vball final

ST. JOHN'S, NL: The Dalhousie Tigers women's volleyball team will be going for the AUS women's championship today March 3, after advancing by defeating host Memorial last night. The start of the first set saw...

Vanier skiiers capture regional, provincial banners

FALL RIVER: It was a complete sweep on the ski race slopes for the Georges P. Vanier Junior High girls ski race team. The Tim Hilton-coached team captured the Capital Region; the Metro banner; and...
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Cheema athletes looking forward to Florida training

WAVERLEY: While many Nova Scotians are thinking about the cold weather ahead, athletes from Cheema Aquatic Club are thinking of sunnier places. More than 40 athletes from the Waverley-based club—43 athletes between senior competitors and...

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...

WEB ONLY: Kyle Sexton dealt to Bearcats

FALL RIVER: The Truro Bearcats have acquired a Fall River hockey player in a deal earlier this month. The Bearcats sent a fourth round pick in the 2020 Maritime Junior A Hockey League draft and...