In this winters Montreal Open Goalball tournament the Nova Scotia men captured bronze with a very convincing 7-2 victory over Quebec! The weekend only saw one loss, a very close 3-2 game agsinst the Delaware Money Men in the semi-final.
Congratulations to our Senior Men’s Goalball Team for winning Silver at the 2014 Canadian Senior Goalball Nationals in Calgary Alberta! The final Gold medal game was a very close 2-1 loss to British Columbia. The game was tied 1-1 through 2 full halves, 2 Overtime periods and was finally decided with one-one Penalty shots.
Please read the full article in The Chronicle Herald.
We’re very proud of all our Men, Women, Juniors and Coaches for a phenomenal year!
Watch online or come out and watch live if you’re in Calgary!
We’re playing at:
Calgary French and International School
700 – 77 Street SW
|Date||Time (Cal)||Time (Atlan)||Gym||Game|
|Fri, Apr 25th||6:55PM||9:55 PM||1||NS Men vs. Ontario|
|Fri, Apr 25th||7:50 PM||10:50 PM||1||NS Women vs. BC|
|Sat, Apr 26th||9:25 AM||12:25 PM||1||NS Men vs. Quebec|
|Sat, Apr 26th||10:20 AM||1:20 PM||2||NS Women vs. Ontario|
|Sat, Apr 26th||11:15 AM||2:15 PM||1||NS Men vs. BC 1|
|Sat, Apr 26th||12:45 PM||3:45 PM||2||NS Women vs. Quebec|
|Sat, Apr 26th||1:40 PM||4:40 PM||1||NS Men vs. BC 2|
|Sat, Apr 26th||3:30 PM||6:30 PM||1||NS Women Vs. Alberta|
|Sat, Apr 26th||4:25 PM||7:25 PM||1||NS Men vs. Manitoba|
|Sun, Apr 27th||8:30 AM||11:30 AM||1||NS Men vs. Alberta|
|Sun, Apr 27th||9:30 AM||12:30 PM||1||Semi-final / Medal Games start|
Both our Senior Men and Women’s teams are off to Calgary this weekend for the Canadian Goalball Nationals. The games will be streamed live on ustream.com this Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday.
We’ll also be updating our twitter account @BlindSportsNS throughout the weekend.
Blind Sports Nova Scotia is a part of the 2014 Bluenose Marathon Charity Challenge.
Please help us reach our $6,000.00 fund-raising goal and support Team Inspire today!
We’re very proud of our girls Junior Goalball team finishing 5th in their first Junior Nationals tournament in Brantford, Ontario!
Nova Scotia’s first ever Junior Goalball team is in their first year of competition, only forming this past fall and scored several goals against the top Alberta and British Columbia teams!
Please read the full news article. Awesome job girls!!
Check out this fantastic audio documentary, completed by a journalism student at Kings College, about Blind Sports NS’s own Stephanie Berry. Link below.
Stephanie Berry describes the importance of teamwork and independence in her life, and how she experiences both through goalball.Photo description: Stephanie slides to her left, blocking & grabbing the ball, while playing centre for the NS women’s goalball team.
Put your thinking caps on and please join us for a very fun Trivia night at Freeman’s Little New York on Monday, April 14th!
WHEN: Monday, April 14th, 2014, 7-9 PM
WHERE: Freeman’s Little New York (3671 Dutch Village Road, Halifax)
TICKETS: $10 each at the door
There will be:
- 50/50 Draw and Prizes
- Discounts on Wings and Buy one, Get one Free Steak Dinner.
All proceeds go towards Blind Sports Nova Scotia.
A huge thank you from everyone at Blind Sports Nova Scotia goes out to all the great local companies who donated and everyone who attended our auction this past Saturday! With your help we raised $5,000 for Blind Sports Nova Scotia!
Your support is greatly appreciated for our Goalball/Junior Goalball, Tandem Biking, Yoga and Judo programs.