Saturday, March 23, 2013

Mooseheads Roll Over Seadogs In Playoff Opener

The "Q" playoffs started last night and what a start for the Halifax Mooseheads. The Herd exploded for eight goals in second period en route to an 11-1 rout over Saint John. Marty Frk set a franchise record with eight points including five goals while Jonathan Drouin notched six assists. Game two in the best of seven series goes tonight at 7 at the Metro Centre.

Debert Host For Region's 4-H Conference

Seventy-five youth from 4-H clubs around Atlantic Canada will learn new skills at a leadership conference in Debert this weekend. The conference for 4-H members, age 14 to 21, features topics such as financial skills, personal branding, networking and online security. Agriculture Minister John MacDonell says the 4-H movement helps rural youth build self-confidence and life skills to benefit them in all areas of their lives. Meanwhile, Lunenburg's Taylor Hayden will provide interactive and entertaining activities to help members strike a balanced lifestyle at home, school and in business. Hayden is an author and a motivational speaker. 4-H Canada is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.