Sunday, February 17, 2013

Bailey Notches First 'Q' Goal In Moose Win

A memorable day for a South Shore hockey player as the Halifax Mooseheads dumped the PEI Rocket 5-2 Sunday on the island. Playing in just his second league contest, Lunenburg native Brennan Bailey notched his first career "Q" goal. The win was the third in as many days for the red-hot Herd.

Weekend Fires Leave 11 Temporarily Homeless

Two weekend fires in southwestern Nova Scotia have left 11 people homeless. In a media release, the Canadian Red Cross says a woman and six children in Wedgeport lost most of their belonging in a fire on Saturday afternoon. The children ranging in age between 4 and 17 all escaped unhurt. The other fire occurred Friday afternoon in Lockeport. The agency indicates a home belonging to a couple and their two children was significantly damaged. The causes have not been officially released. No injuries were reported in either fire. 

Yarmouth Man Arrested & Charged After Evading Police

A 26 year-old man faces multiple charges of impaired driving and possession of a stolen vehicle after an incident yesterday in Lunenburg County. Police say they were notified mid afternoon Saturday of a possible impaired driver in a stolen vehicle moving along Highway 103. RCMP say they arrested the man after he tried to evade police and got the truck stuck in the woods around Jungle Road and River Road. The Yarmouth man is facing seven charges including dangerous driving, flight from police, impaired driving and possession of a stolen vehicle. The accused is set to appear before a judge Monday in Bridgewater.

Jacks Fall On Milestone Night For Crawley

A milestone night in Amherst for Michael Crawley as the CIBC Wood Gundy Lumberjacks fell 5-2 to the Ramblers. Crawley's third period goal was his 200th point in his 200th career MHL game. Jared Dodman had the other marker for the Jacks who were outshot 44-40. Bridgewater visit Metro on Tuesday with a chance to clinch a playoff spot