NEW WATERFORD AND DISTRICT SPORTS HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES INDUCTEES
The New Waterford and District Sports Hall of Fame announced its newest inductees for 2017. This year’s inductees include Stan Eksal (baseball), Jimmy Nemis (baseball), Dan Willie MacKinnon (baseball), Art “Hotdog” MacLean (baseball), William “Bucky” Walzak (baseball), Danny Polizani (hockey), Michael “Quock” Chiasson (harness racing) and Roddy MacDonald (boxing). Jim “Fox” Chiasson will go into the hall of fame as a builder, while Alex “Gentzie” Petrie (golf) will receive the special achievement award. The 1971 Eastern Canadian Bantam Baseball Champions will be this year’s team inducted. The ceremony is set for July 17 at the Knights of Columbus in New Waterford.