2018 NS/NU Legion Team Announcement

Monday, 2018, June 25 - 5:00pm

Halifax, NS – With the Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships fast approaching in August in Brandon, Manitoba, athletes across the province showed their very best in running, throwing and jumping this past weekend at the Athletics NS Track and Field Provincial Championships and Legion Team Selection Meet.  The event, held in Dartmouth at Beazley Field brought together over 250 track and field athletes of all ages.  Those competing in the Midget and Youth Categories chased standards and selection criteria to be named to the 2018 Nova Scotia/Nunavut Legion Track and Field Team.

“This program has played a huge role in the development of track and field in our province.  The entire staff is eager to lead this incredible group of athletes to the National Legion Championships in August and help shape the future of track and field in Nova Scotia.” – Jonathan Doucette, Technical Director

Congratulations to 38 athletes named to the team.  

The team members are:

Jenna           Adams                       Truro Lions                             Truro

Oliver           Arnfast                        Truro Lions                            Valley

Malia            Artibello                     Antigonish Track Club            Antigonish

Griffin           Batt                            Southwest Nova Athletics      Clementsport

Nick              Beaulieu                    Chebucto Athletics                 Bedford

Noah            Berniquer                   Truro Lions                             North River

Carley          Birrell                          Unattached                             Hammonds Plains

Katie            Blunden                      HaliFAST Athletics                  Halifax

Mikayla        Boucher                      YHZ Track and Field               Dartmouth

Mairin          Canning                       Antigonish Track Club             Antigonish

Colton          Caballero                     Pugwash Track Club              Port Howe

Siona           Chisholm                     Antigonish Track Club            Antigonish

Keighan       DeCoff                         Pictou County Athletics          New Glasgow

Evelyn        Ferguson                     HaliFAST Athletics                  Lunenburg

Abbigael      Gaudry                         Chebucto Athletics                 Windsor Junction

Taylor          Goodick                        Southwest Nova Athletics       Shelburne

CJ                  Grant                          Truro Lions                            Valley

Samantha    Henneberry                  HaliFAST Athletics                  Halifax

Kyle              Hurley                          Pugwash Track Club              River Hebert

Dante           Isadore                        Unattached                              Wagmatcook

Zachary        James                          Valley Athletics                       Windsor

Michael        Lander - Pinard            Annapolis County Athletics     Middleton

Nick              Landry                         Bluenose Athletics                   Bridgewater

Cara             MacDonald                  Pictou County Athletics           New Glasgow

Chelsea        MacIsaac                     Truro Lions                              Greenfield

Diego            Marshall                       Antigonish Track and Field     Antigonish

Emma          Mattinson                     Pugwash Track Club                Pugwash

Jaylin            Pothier                         HaliFAST Athletics                  Middle Sackville

Jenna           Reid                              Pictou County Athletics          Pictou

Kristen         Ross                              Pictou County Athletics          Greenhill

Maggie         Smith                             HaliFAST Athletics                 Halifax

Camden       Springer                        HaliFAST Athletics                  Dartmouth

Abigail          Somers                         Chebucto Athletics                  Bedford

Drew            Somers                         Chebucto Athletics                  Bedford

Sierra           Sweeney                       YHZ Track and Field               Porters Lake

Jaiden          Williams                         HaliFAST Athletics                  Dartmouth

Robert          Williamson                    Valley Athletics                       Windsor

Martha         Yiridoe                           Truro Lions                             Valley

“Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command of the Royal Canadian Legion is very proud of our tradition of sponsoring young athletes attending the Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships.  On behalf of over our 22000 Legion members, I would like to extend congratulations to the 38 athletes selected to represent Nova Scotia/Nunavut this August in Manitoba.  Your dedication to sports and your desire to compete at a high level have earned you this opportunity – take advantage of it and enjoy the competition.” – Robert Hoeg, NS/NU Command Sport Chairman


For more information contact:  
Jonathan Doucette 

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