2017 Honour Roll

It is with pleasure that the Bridgetown Area Sports Hall of Fame recognizes the accomplishments of individual and team athletes who, between the 1st day of October, 2016 and the 30th of September 2017, competed and won a championship at the Provincial Level, or qualified and competed at a level of competition beyond the Provincial realm. Accordingly, the Directors of the Bridgetown Area Sports Hall of Fame acknowledge the following athletes and their accomplishments.

Lawn Bowling

2016 – Team Canada Member and World Bowls New Zealand – Jacqueline Foster
2016 – US Open Ladies Fours Gold Medalists – Deborah Foster, Mary Meldrum, Sharon Farrish & Valerie Bechard
2017 – Team Canada Member and Multi Nations Championships-Australia – Jacqueline Foster
2017 – NS Senior Ladies Champions – Deborah Foster, Anita Knox, and Valerie Bechard
2017 – NS Junior Singles Champion – Braedon Campbell
2018 – NS Ladies Pairs Champions – Tammy Foster-Veinot and Jacqueline Foster
2017 – Atlantic Bowl Trials and NS Winners in Ladies Pairs – Deborah Foster and Janet Kelly
2017 – Canadian Senior Ladies Bronze Medalists – Deborah Foster, Anita Knox, Valerie Bechard
2017 – Atlantic Bowls Ladies Pairs Gold Medalists – Deborah Foster and Ruth Bowman
2017 – Atlantic Bowls Mens’ Triples Bronze Medalists – Dave Veinot, Jerry Publow, Gerald Hackenschmidt


Team Nova Scotia won Gold at the 2017 Girls U14 Tier 1 Atlantic Soccer Championships – Bridgetown player on Team Nova Scotia – Jenika Saunders


2017 – Provincial Senior Boys Singles Champion and Canadian Senior Boys Singles Champion – Represented Canada & England for the World Masters -Braedon Campbell

Provincial Junior Boys Singles Champion and Joint 3rd in Canadian Junior Boys Singles -Liam Campbell

Joint 3rd in Canadian Junior Mixed Doubles -Liam Campbell and Emily Alford

2017 – Team NS placed 2nd in the Canada Cup Points Tournament. (First time since 1989 to place this high.)

Canadian Senior Girls Doubles 2nd place -Tonya McGill and Taylor Probert

2017 – He qualified through singles; made the top 4 to represent Canada at the World Dart Championships in Japan -Nick Smith
*At the worlds in Japan, Team Canada placed 2nd in points play.

Summer Swimming

Provincial Gold in 400m Freestyle
U17 – Corbin Beviss
Provincial Gold 25m Backstroke
U10 – Sam Stoddart

Arm Wrestling

Atlantic Canadian Championships – Ladies open class, right & left arm
Silver Medalist -Leanne Wilkins

Canadian Championships – Jr girls 65kg class, left arm
Gold Medal: right arm – Gold Medal -Leanne Wilkins

Nova Scotia Championships – Men’s left arm 165kg class
Gold Medal -Donovan Crouse

Atlantic Canadian Championships.
Men’s right arm 176kg class – Silver Medal -Donovan Crouse

Special Olympics

2017 – Provincial Soccer Champions players from Bridgetown are
Hughie Langford, Chris Haggerty and Leah Chipman
2017 – Provincial Track Champion – 100 m dash –Shawn Wagner
2017 – Provincial Winter Games figure skating singles champion -Felicity Daniels


NSSAF Senior Girls Doubles, 2017 – Provincial Champions
-Hailey Saunders and Emilee Cress
(4th Provincial title in 5 years)
NSSAF Special Track and Field Gold medalist-Senior Girls Shot Put – Zoe Brennan