Two Glengarry Gaels youth football teams prevailed last Sunday in opening-day action, and we have the story in The News this week. Photos from the bantam contest can be viewed in our online gallery here.
The spring football season opens this week for the four Glengarry Gaels youth teams, with indoor practice sessions.
The tykes (ages 7-9) run practices on Thursdays, in gym 1 at Alexandria's GDHS, and Fridays at VCI in Vankleek Hill. Times are 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Mosquitos (ages 10-11) practise in Alexandria., at Elda Rouleau on Mondays and in GDHS gym 1 on Wednesdays. Times are 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Peewee players (ages 12-13) practise in Alexandria, on Mondays at Le Relais and Thursdays at GDHS (gym 2/3). Times are 7:30 to 9 p.m.
The bantams (ages 14-16) workout Mondays at Elda Rouleau (7:30 to 9 p.m.), Wednesdays in gym 3 at GDHS (6 to 7:30 p.m.), and Fridays at VCI in Vankleek Hill (7:30 to 9 p.m.).
Late registrations are still being accepted online here.
Last Friday at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria, members of the OPP, bolstered by teachers Ryan Winter, Glen Campbell, and Kelsey Thomson, took on student hockey players from Glengarry District High School, in an afternoon tilt enjoyed by throngs of students filling the stands.
Guest referees Jacob Peerenboom and John Robinson officiated proceedings, that saw the Badgers prevail in overtime, 7-6. Jason Cholette scored the game-winner for the OPP. Gaels finding the net in the contest were Liam MacDonald (2), Ethan Attridge (2), Kevin Doyle, and Lachlan MacDonald.
We have coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, and an online photo gallery can be viewed here.
Photo galleries from two high school football games played last week have been added to our website and can be viewed here.
- Glengarry Gaels vs La Citadelle Patriotes
- Tagwi Warriors vs St. Joseph's Panthers
The Sept. 27 edition of The Glengarry News includes full coverage of week one from the SDGAA high school football league.
A photo gallery from last Friday's match between the Glengarry Gaels and Holy Trinity Falcons can be viewed here.