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Day 1 Update Junior Goalball National Championships

Junior Goalball Nationals 2016 Day 1 Update: Our boys started off with a 14-6 win over Quebec. They then beat BC 13-3. The boys’ last game of the day was against Ontario, Nova Scotia boys took that game 9-4 to come in first place after the round robin. The boys play the first game of the day tomorrow against BC in the 1 vs. 4 semi at 11:30 Atlantic Time. The boys final will be at 4:30 Atlantic Time.
Our girls had their toughest game of the day in their first game. They lost to Alberta 13-3. In their second game, the girls beat BC 7-6. In the girls’ final game of the day, they took on Ontario and won 11-10 to finish in second place after the round robin. We play BC tomorrow in the 2 vs. 3 semi at 2:00 Atlantic Time. The girls bronze medal game is at 3:40 Atlantic Time and the gold medal is at 5:20 Atlantic Time.  GO NOVA SCOTIA GO!
NS girls goalball nationals 2016 NS Boys at goalball nationals 2016 NS boys playing at nationals 2016

Nova Scotia Boys & Girls Compete in Canadian National Junior Goalball Championships this Weekend

We’re proud to announce Nova Scotia’s boys and girls goalball teams are in Alberta this weekend to represent at the 2016 Canadian National Junior Goalball Championships! Check us out on Facebook for updates and results.  Click here to watch & listen LIVE!

This is the first time in Nova Scotia history we have a junior boys team on the roster and third year having a girls team. We are one of only three provinces to have both junior boys and junior girls teams.

First game is at 12:20 Atlantic time, with our boys taking on Quebec. Here’s today’s Schedule:
boys 12:20pm Quebec vs Nova Scotia
girls 2:00pm Alberta vs Nova Scotia
boys 3:40pm British Columbia vs Nova Scotia
girls 5:20pm British Columbia vs Nova Scotia
boys 6:10pm Ontario vs Nova Scotia
girls 7:50pm Ontario vs Nova Scotia


Join us for Great Deals and Good Times at Annual Charity Auction

Join us for great deals and good times at the annual CCB Blind Sports NS Charity Auction! This fun evening is in support of blind and visually impaired athletes of all ages & skill levels!
Just $5 for your auction paddle and 1 drink ticket!
WHEN: Saturday, March 19th 6pm
WHERE: Dave Doolittle’s Sports Bar & Grill   90 Tacoma Dr, Dartmouth

Full list of auction items available here: 2016-Auction-Item-List



Check out this fantastic audio documentary, completed by a journalism student at Kings College, about Blind Sports NS’s own Stephanie Berry. Link below.

Her Strength in Numbers

 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.