Category Archives: Goalball
5th Nova Scotia Open Goalball Tournament Nov 22-24 2019
THE RESULTS ARE IN!
1st – Nova Scotia
2nd – Quebec
3rd – Ontario
1st – NS Women
2nd – Bob Juniors
3rd – Ship Recs
Check out the Facebook event for detailed scores.
The 5th edition of the Nova Scotia Open Goalball Tournament is the only event of its kind in Atlantic Canada. The 2019 competition will host teams from Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia. This opportunity to compete would not be possible without incredible sponsors!
THANK YOU to our GOLD sponsors this year! ACCEL Physiotherapy and Sport Performance Centre, a supporter of the tournament since day 1, and PNL Communications Group.
Nova Scotia to Compete in 2019 Junior Goalball Nationals
Sending the best of luck to all of the young athletes, including Nova Scotia, competing in this weekend’s 2019 Junior Goalball National Championships!! The event gets underway in Brantford, ON, and is hosted by Canadian Blind Sports/Sports Aveugles Canada.
3 Medals for Nova Scotia Goalball at Eastern Canadians!
Nova Scotia was very well represented this past weekend at the Eastern Canadians goalball competition in Brantford, ON.
The NS Ship Recs brought home gold medals, securing first place for the third year in a row in the open rec. division! The co-ed team earned 5 wins and 1 tie.
Young Nova Scotians also brought home hard-earned hardware! Youth teams, the Blizzards and Bluenosers captured gold and bronze respectively.
Congratulations the athletes & coaches! We are beyond proud. Go Nova Scotia Go!
Check out the Chronicle Herald news article.
All photos courtesy of Robyn Merrithew
Goalball Glides into Cape Breton
We had a great time sharing goalball with Cape Breton on the weekend and we’re not finished yet! If you’re interested in giving goalball a try or would like to organize a demonstration, we’d love to hear from you.
Cape Breton Post Article – Goalball Glides into Cape Breton
2 NS Athletes Named March Cleve’s Source for Sports Athletes of the Month
Congratulations, Jennifer and John!! We’re incredibly proud of you both for being named Cleve’s Source for Sports Athletes of the Month in March!!
“Jennifer MacNeil-Noble, 31, of Halifax has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month. MacNeil-Noble and the Nova Scotia Ship Recs mixed goalball team clinched a gold medal at the 2018 Eastern Canadian Goalball Tournament in Brantford, ON. In addition to netting 11 goals throughout the tournament, MacNeil-Noble provided strong defensive play by making crucial saves for her team.
Also a member of the Nova Scotia Ship Recs, the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Team Athlete of the Month is John Courtney. The forty-one year-old from Halifax was a key player netting a personal best 11 goals throughout the 2018 Eastern Canadian Goalball Tournament. This included the game winning goal in a 5-4 victory over Kingston in the gold medal game.”
Read the full article: March Cleve’s Source for Sports