Sports schedules 06/26/17

Truro Centurions Swim Club

Bottom left to right: Julia Hutt-Semple, Emma Cook, Maureen O’Connor, Karina Warren. Top left to right: Zander Smith, Olivya Reyes, Amiela McLeod, Emily O’Connor, Taylor Newman (Submitted photo)

The Truro Centurions swim team took part in the Nova Scotia Junior Festival this past weekend in Shearwater.  The festival serves as the provincials for age group swimmers with junior qualifying times. The three day meet featured prelims each morning and finals each evening.  Each swimmer took part 6 individual races and the team also competed in relay events. 

In the girls 12 and under age category Truro swimmers who finished top 8 or who won medals included Karina Warren who won gold in the 1500M free, finished 4th in the 50M breaststroke, 6th in the 50M free, and 6th in the 200M breaststroke.  Julia Hutt-Semple won silver in the 200M fly.  Maureen O’Connor won bronze in the 200M free and finished 4th in the 50M free.  Emma Cook won bronze in the 1500M free.

In the girls 13-14 age category Emily O’Connor won silver in the 100M free, silver in the 100M breaststroke, bronze in the 400M free, finished 5th in the 50M breaststroke, and 6th in the 50M free.  Taylor Newman won bronze in the 50M free, bronze in the 200M free, finished 5th in the 50M fly, 6th in the 100M breaststroke, and 8th in the 200M IM.  Amielia McLeod won silver in the 800M free and finished 8th in the 100M back.

In the girls 15 and over Olivya Reyes won silver in the 100M back, bronze in the 200M back, finished 8th in the 50M free, and 8th in the 50M breaststroke.

In the boys 13-14 age category Zander Smith won gold in the 50M flym bronze in the 50M free, finished 4th in the 50M back, 5th in the 100M breaststroke, and 8th in the 200M free.

The Centurions came home with two relay medals.  In the 12 and under girls 4 x 100M free the team of Karina Warren, Julia Hutt-Semple, Maureen O’Connor, and Emma Cook won silver for Truro.  In the girls 13-14 4 x 50m IM the team of Amiela McLeod, Emily O’Connor, Taylor Newman, and Julia Hutt-Semple captured bronze for Truro.  Hutt-Semple swam as an under ager in the event because the team did not have a fourth swimmer competing in the 13-14 girls age category.

The last swim meet for the Centurions for this swim season will be July 6 to 9.  The Truro swimmers with senior qualifying times will be competing in the Ken Dunn Provincials championships in Halifax.  The meet will feature the top swimmers from eastern Canada.

Truro Saints Rugby Club
The Truro Saints Rugby Club is hosting the Canadian Rugby Championships (CRC) in the under-19 men’s and senior women’s divisions July 17-22. They will have a canteen and BBQ on site, with games happening each day. Several athletes will be representing Truro on the Nova Scotia teams, and u19 Atlantic team. On Saturday July 22nd, the club will have a mini rugby jamboree for kids from across the province before the championship games take place Saturday afternoon. 

Truro Minor Football Association
Walk-in registration at the TAAC Ground Clubhouse for the 2017 season:
July 19th, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Please bring a photocopy of your child's provincial health card. You can also register on-line at For more information, contact TMFA President Mary Shannon by email at or by phone 902-893-9365.

Female Hockey Registration
Any girl between the ages of nine and 18 wanting to play female hockey this coming season, in an all female league in either Pictou, Antigonish, Colchester or Cumberland counties, must sign up on the registry by August 9th. There is no fee to sign up, and the zone that applies to these areas is Fundy-Highland. Female teams in the Fundy Highland zone will be based on the registry numbers only. The link to the registry can be found on the Hockey Nova Scotia website.

Female Hockey Coaching
Applications are now available for female hockey in the Fundy Highland zone, which includes Antigonish, Colchester, and Pictou counties. Anyone interested in coaching female teams in all female leagues at both the A and AA level are asked to contact Fundy Highland coaching coordinator for an application. The email is The deadline for applications is July 1, 2017. 

Bible Hill-Truro Minor Baseball Association
All games and practices in the Tee-Ball and Novice Divisions are cancelled for Monday night.

American League

Minnesota (Berrios 7-1) at Boston (Sale 9-3), 8:10 p.m.
Texas (Hamels 2-0) at Cleveland (Carrasco 8-3), 8:10 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Montgomery 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Holmberg 1-1), 9:10 p.m.

National League
Philadelphia (Pivetta 1-3) at Arizona (Greinke 8-4), 4:40 p.m.
Cincinnati (Finnegan 1-0) at St. Louis (Wacha 3-3), 5:15 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (Butler 3-2) at Washington (Gonzalez 7-1), 8:05 p.m.
Colorado (Marquez 5-3) at San Francisco (Samardzija 2-9), 11:08 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Nolasco 2-9) at L.A. Dodgers (Hill 4-3), 11:10 p.m.