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Local Athletes Bring Home the Gold

Two local athletes brought home the gold last weekend at the 3rd Annual Spring Thaw Female Hockey Tournament held in Truro.

Blackville School student Marty Dunn and Millerton School’s Abbie McAllister and their team, the Miramichi Atom Panthers went undefeated all weekend, winning the golf medal game 9-2 against the Western Riptide East.

Marty is the daughter of Sheri and Neal Dunn of Keenans and Abbie is the daughter of Erica McAllister and Andrew Curtis of Gray Rapids. Both girls are also involved in Blackville Minor Baseball: Marty with the Blackville 49ers and Abbie with the Blackville Blue Jays. Congratulations girls!

Back row: coaches Brett Cameron, Jamie Henderson, Bryce Silliker
Middle row: Tess Cameron, Hilary Tucker, Abbie McAllister, Tori Casey, Ivy Tucker, Rebecca Henderson, Gabi Tozer
Front row: Marty Dunn, Madeline Landry, Meredith Henderson, Lauren Landry, Brynn Silliker, Cali Crossman, Khloe Hamilton

Photo by Barbara Mutch Hobby Photography.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

2 Comments

  1. Avatar L Curtis on March 23, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    Awesome job girls! Amazing things happen when girls have a crack at playing sports! Play like a girl!!!!!

  2. Avatar Les McLaughlin on March 23, 2017 at 11:21 pm

    Congratulations Marty, Abbie and the rest of the team! Great job!

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