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High school baseball next week in Cornwall

sean May 17, 2019 - 5:05pm

A quick high school baseball season will take place next week, over two days at Legion Park in Cornwall.

On May 21, participating schools will each get two games to determine rankings for playoffs. The schedule has Holy Trinity playing St. Joseph's at 9 a.m., followed by Seaway and Char-Lan at 11 a.m., Seaway and St. Joseph's at 1 p.m., and Char-Lan versus Holy Trinity at 3 p.m.

Two days later, on May 23, the 9 a.m. contest will be the 1 versus 4 semifinal, with the other semi booked for an 11 a.m. start. The consolation final will hit the diamond at 1 p.m., with the championship game set for 3 p.m.

Glengarry senior boys complete unbeaten regular-season campaign

sean May 16, 2019 - 5:13pm

The Glengarry DHS Gaels senior boys soccer team nabbed two more victories this morning to maintain the team's unbeaten regular-season record in SD&G league play. With that, the Gaels will finish first in the standings and host playoffs in Alexandria, on May 22. (The junior boys 'A' playoff tourney will also be in Alexandria.)

The top seed amongst senior 'A' girls teams is la Citadelle, which will host the senior and junior playoffs, also on May 22. The Gaels girls also won twice today to wrap up their regular season action and will compete as the second seed next week.

In 'AA' soccer, St. Joseph's will host all playoff matches, with the girls going May 21 and the boys on May 22.

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There were some soggy sports on the soccer fields today in Williamstown. – Sean Bray photo

Cornwall Wildcats OFC football team set to kick off 2019 season on the road

sean May 14, 2019 - 12:19pm

The OFC Wildcats are scheduled to kick off their 2019 season in Toronto, playing the Thunder on May 18.

This summer marks a decade for the program, which offers provincial-level football for U20 athletes.

As the organization notes, "Wildcats players have gone on to play junior and university football, and to be drafted into the CFL. [As well,] our local coaches have gone on to be provincial and university level coaches.

The squad has a bye in week two and will play on the road versus the Oshawa Hawkeyes on June 1.

Cornwall's home opener, at Joe. St. Denis Field, is slated for Saturday, June 8, starting at 4 p.m.

Kirby Camplin returns to his role as head coach and will also serve as offensive co-ordinator. On offence, he will be assisted by Mitch Zappitelli, Jarret St. John, Costa Zarifi, and Dylan Hambleton.

The defensive co-ordinator is Alex Labonte, whose staff includes Jesse St. John, Kyle Labelle, Stephane Bigras, and Todd Sabourin.

Alex Zarifi is also part of the coaching crew, serving as film guy and general gofer.

Amongst the Glengarry boys on the roster are Max Sabourin, Steffon Lee, Derek Howes, Eric Cumberbatch, Patrick Cumberbatch, Alex Este, Rylan Duhart, and Odin Marfurt-Breakenridge. The squad also has Tagwi representation with Schuyler Schellenberg, Connor MacMillan, Tyler Murray, and Grayson Rutters.

Updating Holy Trinity senior girls soccer results

sean May 14, 2019 - 11:55am

Holy Trinity's senior girls soccer team concluded last week with a trio of matches, including a 2-0 loss to Catholic rival St. Joseph's, on Thursday.

In other action, the Falcons topped Seaway 3-1, on goals from Kelly Brissard (2) and Julia Allan.

On Friday, HT edged Tagwi 1-0, with Morgann Zappia scoring for the Falcons. The girls was also slated to play St. Lawrence, but the match was called due to field conditions, postponed to May 15.

Be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News for more SDGAA high school soccer coverage. We also have photo galleries available here.

Friday's wet weather doesn't deter high school soccer players

sean May 13, 2019 - 11:07am

The abbreviated high school soccer season continued last Friday, despite the intermittent rainy conditions and puddle-laden fields. Among the action, Holy Trinity's junior girls took on Tagwi, playing to a 2-2 draw. The first photo below shows action from that match.

In the second image, Holy Trinity's junior boys are all smiles. 

Thanks to Mindy Gibbs for both photos. We will have coverage of these games and the rest of the league action in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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wet boys

New photo galleries: Tagwi senior boys and girls soccer matches vs Heritage

sean May 10, 2019 - 4:12pm

The newest additions to our online photo galleries include images from Wednesday soccer at Tagwi, where the senior boys and girls Warriors teams took on respective squads from Cornwall's l'Heritage. All the photos can be viewed here.

We will have full coverage of week one of SD&G high school soccer in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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Minor football set to begin play on Sunday

sean May 9, 2019 - 7:42pm

The 2019 house league spring tackle football season is scheduled to hit the gridiron on Sunday, with games in Alexandria and Cornwall.

The field at GDHS will host a trio of Glengarry Gaels games, versus respective Cornwall #3 squads: tykes at 10 a.m., mosquitoes at 11:30 a.m., and bantams at 1 p.m.

There is no Glengarry team at the peewee level, though the Cornwall #1 peewees include Glengarry players and coaches. That squad is slated to play at CCVS, at noon.

Tagwi senior boys soccer team looking to rebound from tough results at home

sean May 9, 2019 - 11:16am

After kicking off their SD&G 2019 season on Monday with a 1-0 win over Seaway, the Warriors had a tough time Wednesday on their home pitch, dropping a pair of matches.

First up, the boys lost to St. Joseph's, blanked 4-0. Later, they succumbed to l'Heritage 6-2.

Today, the Warriors are slated to play in Cornwall, versus la Citadelle and Char-Lan.

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Day 1 high school soccer schedule

sean May 6, 2019 - 11:47am

Here is the schedule of SD&G senior high school soccer matches set for today.

At Char-Lan DHS (Williamstown)

  • 9:30 a.m. Char-Lan vs Holy Trinity - boys
  • 10:30 a.m. Char-Lan vs Holy Trinity - girls
  • 11: 30 a.m. Holy Trinity vs Glengarry - boys
  • 12:30 p.m. Holy Trinity vs Glengarry - girls
  • 1:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs Glengarry - boys
  • 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs Glengarry - girls

At North Dundas DHS (Winchester)

  • 9:30 a.m. Tagwi vs North Dundas - boys
  • 10:30 a.m. Tagwi vs North Dundas - girls
  • 1:30 p.m. Tagwi vs Seaway - boys  
  • 2:30 p.m. Tagwi vs Seaway - girls

North Dundas and Seaway also play against each other, boys at 11:30 a.m. and girls at 12:30 p.m.

The Glengarry News will have coverage of SDGAA league action in this week's edition and throughout the season.

Beautiful day to kick off the beautiful game

sean May 6, 2019 - 8:42am

The SDGAA high school soccer season kicks off today, including a slate of girls and boys matches at Char-Lan DHS in Williamstown, that include the senior Crusaders, Holy Trinity, and GDHS. Tagwi’s senior squads also begin plan today, at North Dundas. 

The SD&G season had originally been scheduled to begin last Wednesday, but was pushed delayed to field conditions and rain. 

Men sure to check this week’s edition of The Glengarry News for more schedule details, along with coverage of opening day. 

Newest photo galleries highlight adult flag football, high school soccer, ladies ball hockey

sean May 1, 2019 - 8:20pm

Image galleries showcasing last weekend's adult flag football league finale, as well as the opening night of ladies ball hockey action and a senior boys high school indoor soccer tournament can now be viewed on our website here.

soccer action

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