Dave Downey among inductees to Maritime Sport Hall of Fame

Dave Downey among inductees to Maritime Sport Hall of Fame

Three Nova Scotians and a fastball team from the Eastern Shore were among the seven inductees Wednesday into the Maritime…

Portrait of Africville’s George Dixon to be unveiled in Halifax

Portrait of Africville’s George Dixon to be unveiled in Halifax

‘He just took the boxing world by storm, this little guy out of Africville,’ says Irvine Carvery A Halifax community…

How a group of N.S. teens rebounded from heartbreak to become national champs

How a group of N.S. teens rebounded from heartbreak to become national champs

The death of their coach a year ago was just one of the challenges Nova Scotia’s U-17 team faced Nova…

East Preston native Terry Thomas lands with Hurricanes

East Preston native Terry Thomas lands with Hurricanes

Guard acquired from Moncton Terry Thomas is coming home to play professional basketball. The Halifax Hurricanes acquired the six-foot-four shooting…

Dartmouth’s Daneesha Provo joins Team Canada for Asian tour

Dartmouth’s Daneesha Provo joins Team Canada for Asian tour

(July 30, 2018): Dartmouth’s Daneesha Provo was named to the Canadian team that will go on an exhibition tour to China…

NBA players with East Preston roots coming to host basketball camp

NBA players with East Preston roots coming to host basketball camp

HALIFAX—A rising NBA star is coming back to Halifax to teach athletes for the second time this off-season. A month…

Apex is much more than a golf tournament

Apex is much more than a golf tournament

It’s a joyful weekend in Truro. Some 44 years ago, when Darrell Maxwell germinated an idea for a gathering of…

North Preston’s Custio Clayton getting closer to world title shot

North Preston’s Custio Clayton getting closer to world title shot

‘Welterweight is a very tough division, but if I get a shot, I’ve got to make the most of it’…

Riley, Martin, MacFarlane inducted into Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

Riley, Martin, MacFarlane inducted into Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

AMHERST – Bill Riley, Mark MacFarlane and Craig Martin got to do something few young men get to do. They…

Sports field named after North Preston community champion

Sports field named after North Preston community champion

Arnold D. Johnson was a Second World War vet and Halifax County councillor, among other achievements Allister Johnson said his…

Ray Emery, former NHL goalie from Hamilton Ont., dies at 35

Ray Emery, former NHL goalie from Hamilton Ont., dies at 35

Won Stanley Cup with Blackhawks in 2013, also played for Senators, Ducks, Flyers Ray Emery, a goaltender who played 11…

North Preston basketball player’s dream court lands funding

North Preston basketball player’s dream court lands funding

North Preston basketball player’s dream court lands funding Shaquille Smith hopes new court will help kids become university athletes Source: Carolyn…

Black NHLers cheer Willie O’Ree’s induction into Hockey Hall of Fame

Black NHLers cheer Willie O’Ree’s induction into Hockey Hall of Fame

Black NHLers are celebrating hockey legend Willie O’Ree’s induction into the sport’s holy shrine — the Hockey Hall of Fame.…

Canadian boxer ‘Tiger’ Warrington statue unveiled in Liverpool

Canadian boxer ‘Tiger’ Warrington statue unveiled in Liverpool

‘The black community has been trying for many years to acknowledge Tiger’ Source: Emma Davie · CBC News · Posted: Jun 24, 2018 4:05 PM…

3 black hockey players from Amherst named to Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

3 black hockey players from Amherst named to Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame

Former NHL player Bill Riley says he rose above racial slurs Source: Sherri Borden Colley · CBC News · Posted: Jun 20, 2018 5:30 AM…

North Preston’s Nevell Provo leaves Loyola for SMU in Halifax

North Preston’s Nevell Provo leaves Loyola for SMU in Halifax

North Preston native Nevell Provo, No.4, who’s been playing point guard for Loyola University in Baltimore, is transferring to Saint…

Newfoundland Woman Finds Family Of Her Hockey Hall Of Fame Dad Thanks To DNA Test

Newfoundland Woman Finds Family Of Her Hockey Hall Of Fame Dad Thanks To DNA Test

Source: VOCM – May 28, 2018 | 12:00 pm A Corner Brook woman, now living in Toronto, has connected with the…

Dartmouth’s Custio Clayton claims WBO and IBF welterweight belts [w/PHOTOS]

Dartmouth’s Custio Clayton claims WBO and IBF welterweight belts [w/PHOTOS]

Source: THE CHRONICLE HERALD Published May 27, 2018 – 8:28pm Last Updated May 28, 2018 – 8:31am Custio Clayton keeps adding…

Lindell Wigginton is close to scoring his dream of being the first Nova Scotia-born NBA player

Lindell Wigginton is close to scoring his dream of being the first Nova Scotia-born NBA player

HALIFAX—A Halifax-area basketball player’s dream of becoming the first Nova Scotia native to play in the NBA appears to be…

Condolences pour in for rugby player killed in N.S. highway crash

Condolences pour in for rugby player killed in N.S. highway crash

Source: Global News – By Graeme Benjamin, Online Producer – April 26, 2018 12:08 pm Condolences are pouring in over social media for…

Goalie who was victim of racial slur gets support from NHL player, government

Goalie who was victim of racial slur gets support from NHL player, government

‘I told him he was a very brave young man to do what he did,’ says Chicago Blackhawks forward Anthony…

12-year-old hockey player endures 6 years of racial slurs, latest tormentor suspended

12-year-old hockey player endures 6 years of racial slurs, latest tormentor suspended

Player has racial slurs slung at him about once a year SOURCE: Paul Palmeter · CBC News · Posted: Apr 12, 2018 6:00 AM…

Simmonds opens up about racism in hockey, explains why O’Ree should be in HOF in Players’ Tribune

Simmonds opens up about racism in hockey, explains why O’Ree should be in HOF in Players’ Tribune

SOURCE: BarDown As much as we want to believe racial taunts are not apart of sports and there’s no racism…