Big Block Dog walk on June 26 in downtown Amherst
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World Champ! - Middleton’s Derek Smith picks up four gold at powerlifting Worlds
LeBlanc keeps competing at the age of 96
Americans help Cumberland County veterans
AMHERST – Florida residents have come through for veterans in Cumberland County. “We have, in our resort, a series of social dances and the January 2018 social dance theme was ‘Hands Across the Borders,’” said Su ...
Amherst athletes travel to district track and field championships
AMHERST – The district track and field championships are Monday and Tuesday in Stellarton. “The team is very strong on the field and on the track,” said Michelle Stubbert, track and field coach at Amherst Regional High School, ...
Hants County Iditarod participant inspires Avon View students
WINDSOR, N.S. - Bradley Farquhar has accomplished many things in his life, but the Iditarod dog sled race may have been his most trying one to date. ...
Oxford Boxing Club open for business
OXFORD – Humans have been boxing for at least 5,000 years. A few more humans took to the sport Tuesday night with the grand opening of the Oxford Boxing Club in Oxford Nova Scotia. “Boxing gives kids self-discipline and it gives ...
Local gymnasts wrap up season with success at Atlantics
AMHERST – 15-year-old Emma Sjanic (left) and 16-year-old Kirsten Lawrence had success competing against the best in Atlantic Canada in Summerside, PEI. “It was really fun traveling with the team and making new friends,” said ...
Misken, Copeland bring gold home from Windsor
AMHERST – Jeremy Misken (left) and Justus Copeland earned gold medals at the 2018 Abhaya Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Windsor on Saturday. “Jeremy and I have been competing for so long and it seems like this year ...
Middleton’s Derek Smith a contender at world powerlifting championships in June
MIDDLETON, NS - Derek Smith holds four provincial and three national powerlifting records. Now he’s getting ready for the International Powerlifting Federation Classic World Championships set for June 12 in Calgary. The Middleton Regional ...
Test mind and body at Breakthrough Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
AMHERST – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a workout for both the mind and the body. “It’s a pastime that’s really physically demanding and you’re learning a really valuable skill at the same time,” said Justus Copeland. ...
Gold medal athletes recognized in Amherst
AMHERST – Five teams and 24 individuals were honoured by the Town of Amherst last week during the Athletic Achievers Award Ceremony at the Community Credit Union Business Innovation Centre. Those recognized achieved a gold medal performance ...
Gymnasts succeed at provincial championships
AMHERST – Members of the Aerials Gymnastics Club recently returned with ribbons and medals from the 2018 Nova Scotia Provincial Gymnastics Championships at the Titans Gymnastics and Trampoline Club in Dartmouth. “Kirsten (Lawrence) and ...