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Memorial trophy in St. George's a legacy for Joe Dollard's love of bowling
Corner Brook's Jackie Barrett will be first Special Olympian inducted to Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame
Low interest puts Stephenville Jets senior hockey team in jeopardy
Memorial Sea-Hawks men's basketball team puts on an exhibition in Montreal
Newfoundland major midget hockey: Blizzard erodes Growlers' first-place lead
Broome swept up by St. John's Edge
Cape Breton Eagles’ Félix Lafrance focused on becoming two-way player this season
Félix Lafrance wants to be able to do a little bit of everything for the Cape Breton Eagles. The second-year left winger has set some personal goals for the season and among those is becoming a better two-way player both in the offensive ...
Novice hockey officially moves to half-ice games
Hockey Canada recently announced novice hockey games will now be played half-ice for the 2019-20 season. The change was introduced last year, however, this year half-ice games for the novice division is mandatory. According to Hockey ...
Capers' Rowe a surprise scoring star in rookie season
Alliyah Rowe never expected to be in the position she’s in today with the Cape Breton Capers women’s soccer team. The Kitchener, Ont., native currently leads Atlantic University Sport with nine goals, heading into the final two ...
Cape Breton Eagles forward Mathias Laferrière signs contract with St. Louis Blues
Cape Breton Eagles forward Mathias Laferrière signed a three-year entry-level contract with the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. Laferrière, who was drafted in the first round of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Entry Draft in 2016, ...
Clarenville Caribous and East Coast Senior Hockey League still waiting for answers on season
A little more than a week out from the start of the East Coast Senior Hockey League and there are still questions if the league will open on time. That is because of indications that Hockey NL has declined to sanction the five-team league ...
Gavin Tucker makes a stop at Gander judo club
It is in the early evening Oct. 15 and an interesting scene is playing out in the viewing room of the Gander Community Centre. Gavin Tucker uses local coaches as a way to introduce new drills into their sessions. Amid the ...
UPDATED: Abandonment of regional teams means less exposure for Atlantic Canada's male U17 hockey players
Back in 2015, when Hockey Canada opted to scrap its regional approach to icing teams for the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in favour of three squads from coast to coast, it’s believed the train of thought stemmed from the idea of tougher ...
Summerside Western Capitals on the hunt for a new mascot to replace retired 'Cappy'
The Summerside Western Capitals are looking for someone to fill “Cappy’s” robust shoulder pads. Cappy, the bright red and orange mascot of the local MHL team, was retired from service in 2015 after having played about five ...
Koskinen rock solid until McDavid goes super-nova in an uneven 6-3 Oilers win over Philadelphia
Edmonton Oilers 6 Philadephia Flyers 3 There were 2 games played at Rogers Place Wednesday night. The first one consisted of the opening 30 minutes during which the Oilers were mostly dominated. Mikko Koskinen had to be spectacular. The Flyers ...
Alouettes' William Stanback and Eugene Lewis on verge of milestones
There was a time when the Alouettes, and specifically Mike Pringle, were the Canadian Football League’s most-dominant rushing team. But the Als endured four long and losing seasons and haven’t had a 1,000-yard rusher since Tyrell ...