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Kings U9 go 4-0 at Kids for Kids provincial charity tournament

Kings U9 go 4-0 at Kids for Kids provincial charity tournament

CHEERS! to the Scotiabank U9 LL1 Kings team that competed at the Kids for Kids hockey tournament in Kingston on the weekend. This is the largest house league tournament in Canada with more than 55 teams competing and more than $55,000 being raised for youth charities. The tournament was recently featured on Hockey Night in […]

Picton teen curling at U21 provincial championships

Picton teen curling at U21 provincial championships

Picton native Gabe DeCastris is one of three members of the Quinte Curling Club at the Curl Ontario U-21 provincial championships in Ottawa. Excited to extend their season after the U18 games ended, DeCastris, 16, Carson Kay and Nathan Kim, teamed up with Skip Evan Madore, of Oshawa, and competed in the U21 regional playdown […]

Curlers invited to sweep in to Back the Build

Curlers invited to sweep in to Back the Build

By Sharon Harrison The Prince Edward Curling Club is opening its rink to curlers who will “hurraaay” in to help raise funds for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Back the Build campaign. Plans for a friendly 24-hour Curl-A-Thon competition March 18th and wrap up at noon on Sunday March 19th are under way. Organizers […]

Quinte Dolphins swimmers meet gold medalist

Quinte Dolphins swimmers meet gold medalist

Following a two-year hiatus from competition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Quinte Dolphins Swim Club is gearing up for a season of swim meets. This past weekend the team sent a group of swimming enthusiasts to watch the FINA World Cup Swim event being hosted at the Toronto Pan Am Centre. It was a […]

Recent ringers place Bloomfield's Mary Matthews eighth in Horseshoe Canada's top 100 women

Recent ringers place Bloomfield’s Mary Matthews eighth in Horseshoe Canada’s top 100 women

Bloomfield’s Mary Matthews is ‘ringing’ in more national and provincial horseshoe championship honours. She is now eighth in Horseshoe Canada’s top 100 women. Matthews, who plays out of the First Nations Horseshoe Club in Tyendinaga, won the Ontario Provincial Single Championship Aug. 27-28, hosted at the Belleville Horseshoe Club. The event saw 69 men and […]

County's Rob Legge cycles to 33rd in world Gran Fondo Championship in Italy

County’s Rob Legge cycles to 33rd in world Gran Fondo Championship in Italy

Cressy’s Rob Legge was just two seconds behind the first Canadian in his cycling category to cross the finish line of the UCI World Gran Fondo Championships, held in the Italian Alps last weekend. A Gran Fondo is a type of long-distance road cycling ride originating in Italy in 1970 and roughly translates into English […]

September sun sets on successful Picton fair

September sun sets on successful Picton fair

By Olivia Timm Following two years of drive-through fairs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some 7,500 people poured through the gates at the Picton fairgrounds over the weekend. This year’s theme was ‘Then and Now’ – an ode to the traditional aspects many have come to expect and enjoy, along with new attractions. Two well-attended […]

Soccer festival fun in the blazing hot sun for 750 players

Soccer festival fun in the blazing hot sun for 750 players

There was plenty of fun despite the blazing hot sun for 750 Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) players attending their year-end festival at the PECSA Fields on Johnson St., Picton. The U18 teams put on a great show to kickstart the festival weekend on Friday. There were just enough U18 players for two teams […]

More than 750 County soccer players to celebrate first season since COVID

More than 750 County soccer players to celebrate first season since COVID

Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 750 Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) players will celebrate their season this weekend. In alignment with the Ontario Soccer Association’s development program, PECSA is altering its traditional tournament format in favour of an end-of-season festival with every team playing two games. It is called the […]

Sun-soaked soapbox races return to Bloomfield

Sun-soaked soapbox races return to Bloomfield

  Several hundred people lined Mill Street in Bloomfield Saturday – sitting on hay bales, lawn chairs and even a couch – to cheer on 70 racers in the kids’ soapbox derby. Attendance was expected to be high just as it was for the Bloomfield Hallowell Recreation Committee’s fishing derby in the spring. “I don’t […]

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