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A taste of the Highland Games comes to Hillier Park Day

A taste of the Highland Games comes to Hillier Park Day

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison One of Canada’s strongest men – a Hillier resident – and four of his Highland Games peers brought their unique sport to the village’s annual community park day festivities on the weekend. Highland Games are known for athletic events including caber toss, weight throw, tug-o-war, and hammer throw. The […]

County racers right on track at Speedway's fan appreciation night

County racers right on track at Speedway’s fan appreciation night

Brighton Speedway’s final fan appreciation night of 2018 hosted a full grandstand with more than 60 cars dialed in for heart-pumping racing action. In support of the Canadian National Autism Foundation, fans had the opportunity to meet drivers track side at intermission for autographs, pictures and candy. Sandercock secures second Triple Crown No. 57 Charlie […]

Hot night brings even hotter speedway action

Hot night brings even hotter speedway action

On a hot night, fans were treated to even hotter side-by-side racing action at Brighton Speedway last Saturday night. The popular Gord’s Water Vantastics returned bringing another full card of racing action. The night presented by Bellevue Fabricating and Campbellford Chrysler also featured the Lava Clean Comp 4 Triple Crown Race 3, Late Models, Canadian […]

Friends for Life cyclists love 'the longest day' through Prince Edward County

Friends for Life cyclists love ‘the longest day’ through Prince Edward County

More than 200 cyclists wheeled through Prince Edward County Monday, participating in the 20th annual Friends For Life Bike Rally which raises about $1 million annually for the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation. Day two is dubbed ‘The Longest Day’ of the six – a 130.9km ride from Port Hope, through Prince Edward County and […]

Turner brothers race to back-to-back speedway podium finishes

Turner brothers race to back-to-back speedway podium finishes

The winged warriors brought attitude to a packed and enthusiastic crowd at Brighton Speedway Saturday night. The night, presented by Rapid Rad and Classic Rock 107.9, saw a full field of 19 Southern Ontario Sprint cars dial in along with a full racing card featuring the Larry’s Towing Thunder Stock Triple Crown, Late Models, Canadian […]

County names fill race results at Brighton Speedway

County names fill race results at Brighton Speedway

Fans at Brighton Speedway Saturday were treated to a full racing card that saw seven divisions including the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club following the inductions to the Brighton Speedway Wall of Fame. Sam Hazelwood, Fred Linde and Bill Broad were inducted kicking off an action packed night presented by Greig Truck and Trailer. […]

Soap box racers find their thrills on Mill Street hill

Soap box racers find their thrills on Mill Street hill

Nearly 50 soap box racers tested their mettle on the Mill Street Hill in Bloomfield Saturday. The annual Hallowell and Bloomfied Recreation derby brought County residents and visitors to the competition. Will Prinzen and Benjamin Runions won the age 5-7 cateorgy. Ava Cronk was tops in the age 8 group, while Colton Knock led the […]

Turner, Baldwin, Mutton and French race to wins at speedway

Turner, Baldwin, Mutton and French race to wins at speedway

The Southern Ontario Sprints invaded Brighton Speedway for Round Two of the 2018 tour Saturday night. The 20 sprint cars and a full field of stock cars in attendance raced before a full crowd at the one-third mile oval Vanzuylen Tire & Alignment and Electro Cables night. Turner takes checkers No. 97 Cory Turner brought […]

Golfers, sponsors invited to 'Tee Up Fore Health Care'

Golfers, sponsors invited to ‘Tee Up Fore Health Care’

  Golfers are again invited to tee up to improve the care patients receive at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. On Tuesday, June 12, RE/MAX Quinte Ltd. and the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation will join forces to host the fourth annual Teeing Up Fore Health Care golf classic at the Picton Golf and […]

County Clippers honour participants and founders of successful basketball club

County Clippers honour participants and founders of successful basketball club

County Clippers slam-dunked their 9th annual year-end rep team award celebration this week. More than 70 basketball players, coaches and volunteers were honoured at the year-end celebration held at the Wellington arena. The rep program offers opportunities over the house league play, with a focus on skill and team development. Teams play exhibition games against […]

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