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New senior A hockey league looks towards first season, including team in Maxville

sean Jun 4, 2019 - 6:28pm

A new senior 'A' hockey league aims to ice teams across Ontario.

Led by the Cornwall Prowlers, who played last season in the LHSAO, the Eastern Ontario Senior A Hockey League has been formed, with plans to begin play this fall.

In addition to a team in Cornwall, squads are expected to be iced in Maxville (the Maniacs), Kinburn, Kingston, and Kanata. There's also interest in Vankleek Hill and Eganville.

Organizers are aiming for a six to eight-team league for the inaugural season.  A league meeting is scheduled for June 23, with a player showcase booked for August 10.

Cornwall Motor Speedway results for May 26

sean May 28, 2019 - 7:06pm

Here are the final results from last Sunday night's racing at the Cornwall Motor Speedway.

Modified feature results (30 laps): BRIAN MCDONALD, CHRIS RAABE, COREY WHEELER, MARC THERRIEN, KYLE DINGWALL, JOEY LADOUCEUR, YAN BUSSIERE, MARIO CLAIR, CAREY TERRANCE, DAVID HEBERT, LOUIE JACKSON JR, LEE LADOUCEUR, MARTIN HEBERT, J-F CORRIVEAU, DANY GAGNE, MICHAEL LABRECHE, LUKE WHITTEKER, TRISTAN DRAPER, KEVIN HAMEL.

Sportsman feature results (25 laps): SHANE PECORE, RYAN STABLER, THOMAS COOK, GABRIEL CYR, JOHN MILLS, JASON SHIPCLARK, TRAVIS BRUNO, MOISE PAGE, JOHNATHAN FERGUSON, ADAM ROZON, LONNIE RIVERS, ZACH ARQUIETT, KURTIS CAYER, BILLY COOK, COREY WINTERS, JUSTIN DELORMIER, SCOTT MCGILL, JASON ROSE, CHRISTIAN SMOKE, JASON BRUNO, JUNIOR DELORMIER, ANTOINE PARENT, KARL POTVIN, DEVIN WILLIS, JESSE HUDSON, BOB RAY, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, JEFFREY LAPALME, CHRIS FERGUSON, DELBERT LEGROW, JUSTIN LALANCETTE.

Pro-Stock feature results (25 laps): STEPHANE LEBRUN, DAVE SEGUIN, CD BEAUCHAMP, BURTON WARD, MARC LALONDE, ERIC JEAN-LOUIS, DAVE BISSONNETTE, ROCH AUBIN, KEVIN FETTERLY, MIKE BLAIS.

Mini-Stock feature results (15 laps): JUSTIN JODOIN, ALEXIS CHARBONNEAU, MARC DAGENAIS, TYLER LAMARCHE, THOMAS MACDONALD, JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOUCHARD, MIKE GAUCHER, CHRIS JAMES, YANIK POTVIN, BRANDON MACMILLAN, JAMES CLARKE, SHAWN DUVAL.

Emergency department doctor shortage

publisher May 24, 2019 - 10:40am

Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is experiencing a temporary shortage of Emergency Department Physicians.

“Our current doctors are working extra shifts to ensure proper coverage and care to our community, and we have several new recruits starting July 1, including two from the Hospital Foundation’s “Adopt a Medical Resident” program,” the CCH says.

“Every attempt is made to match our Emergency Department (ED) schedule to patient arrival patterns, but this is never fully predictable. It is during the morning and early afternoon hours that most patients arrive in our ED, and this is where we concentrate our staffing. In the late-night hours, our volume of new patients is low, and there are fewer doctors on duty. During the overnight hours, the ED staff are busy with ambulances and critically ill patients.”

“While we do our best to see everyone that presents to the Emergency Department quickly, patients with less urgent conditions may have longer waits. Moving a doctor from daytime to the night would result in much longer daytime waits, affecting many more people.”

“It may benefit the community to understand that less urgent conditions will be more efficiently seen during morning and early afternoon hours. In fact, during the day we have up to four doctors on duty. We want everyone to know that we always strive to provide the best care possible in a timely way. If your condition is less severe, the wait time will likely be better during the day when we have higher staffing levels,” the CCH says.

St. Joseph's Panthers senior boys hold off Holy Trinity Falcons for soccer title

sean May 23, 2019 - 4:59pm

The senior boys soccer team at St. Joseph’s CSS once again claimed the SD&G championship in the 'AA' division, defeating the Holy Trinity Falcons, 5-2, on Wednesday. 

The Panthers finished the season 7-1-2 good for second place overall in the league (second to the unbeaten Glengarry Gaels who won the 'A' title in separate playoffs) and were favoured to win the game. 

HT capitalized on a couple of SJ turnovers to twice take leads. The Panthers applied great pressure all game and finally got a break on a penalty kick, awarded for a handball in the box. Braedan Levac buried it to tie the game, one of his three tallies of the match. 

At that point, the St. Joseph's onslaught saw the offence take charge, scoring three more. 

Other Panthers scoring in the game were Cole Lavigne and Hayden Charbonneau. 

The Panthers travel to Kingston next Tuesday and Wednesday, for EOSSAA at Queen’s University.

For more HT Falcons soccer news (along with coverage of the high school 'A' playoffs), please see the May 29 issue of The Glengarry News.

Panthers soccer team
Standing, from left, are Coach Gilles Levac, Ethan Canham, Nolan Shane, Jae Jeon, Lucas Bennis, Paul Waldhauser, Ben Pineault, Hayden Charbonneau, Kale MacCormick, Caleb Leduc, Aydin Riley, Haydn Preston, and coach Jack Chsiholm. Kneeling: Jordan Millward, Adam Winters, Thomas Wilson, Jeff Park, Emilio Sami-Magarin, Braeden Levac, Cameron Brunet, Cole Lavigne, and Frederic Dubuc. In front are Joey Brisson and Cole Fraser-Dupuis. 
– submitted photo

Holy Trinity unbeaten, Char-Lan winless in high school baseball

sean May 21, 2019 - 7:33pm

Today's high school baseball tournament saw Holy Trinity tie Catholic rival St. Joseph's 3-3 and edge Char-Lan 3-2, in a game decided in the bottom of the 7th inning. The Crusaders lost their other game to Seaway, a 10-1 thrashing. The Spartans also beat the Panthers, 8-2.

SD&H playoffs are set for Thursday, at Legion Park in Cornwall. Char-Lan will tangle with Seaway in the opening semifinal, starting at 9 a.m. The second semi will feature the Falcons and St. Joe's at 11 a.m.

The consolation final will be played at 1 p.m., and the championship game at 3 p.m.

Speedway's 50th season opener held May 19

sean May 21, 2019 - 1:35pm

Sunday saw the 50th racing season open on the Cornwall Motor Speedway's dirt track.

Amongst the divisions competing in the May 19 races was the Pro Stock feature. Former Apple Hill resident Dave Bissonnette led the way early, but got passed by CD Beauchamp on lap 3. Beauchamp had company in Alexandria's Rock Aubin at the halfway point, as the drivers ran side-by-side for several laps. They got together in the backstretch on lap 17, and Beauchamp had to go to the rear of the field. Lebrun led the final laps for the victory.

Final standings: STEPHANE LEBRUN, ROCH AUBIN, DAVE SEGUIN, CD BEAUCHAMP, MARC LALONDE, PIERRE-OLIVIER BREAULT, DAVE BISSONNETTE, BURTON WARD, ERIC JEAN-LOUIS, KEVIN FETTERLY, MIKE BLAIS.

In other events, Yan Bussiere won the Canadian Nationals feature, Shane Pecore topped drivers in the Race for the Cure Sportsman race, and Nicholas Lamoureux triumphed in the Mini Stock feature.

Canadian Nationals results (100 laps): YAN BUSSIERE, J-F CORRIVEAU, LUKE WHITTEKER, DAVID HEBERT(DQ), COREY WHEELER, CHRIS RAABE, CAREY TERRANCE, KYLE DINGWALL, STEVE BERNIER, MARIO CLAIR, TIM FULLER, MIKE MARESCA, STEVE BERNARD, LEE LADOUCEUR, DANY GAGNE, MICHAEL PARENT, JOEY LADOUCEUR, MATHIEU BOISVERT, LOUIE JACKSON JR, PRESTON FORBES, MARC THERRIEN, BRIAN MCDONALD, KAYLE ROBIDOUX, KEVIN HAMEL, MICHAEL LABRECHE, TRISTAN DRAPER, MATHIEU LARAMEE.

Race for the Cure Sportsman results (100 tours): SHANE PECORE, RYAN STABLER, KURTIS CAYER, JOHNATHAN FERGUSON, JASON SHIPCLARK, ZACH ARQUIETT, THOMAS COOK, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, GABRIEL CYR, JEFFREY LAPALME, ALEX GAGNON, JUSTIN DELORMIER, DENIS FORGUES, ALEX LIZOTTE, JUSTIN LALANCETTE, MOISE PAGE, JASON ROSE BOB RAY, GENEVA SHEFFIELD, ROBERT DELORMIER, JARRET HERBISON, CEDRIC GAUVREAU, KAVEN POLIQUIN, CHRIS FERGUSON, DEVIN WILLIS, RICKY THOMPSON, JUNIOR DELORMIER, ADAM ROZON, COREY WINTERS, CHRISTIAN SMOKE.

Mini-Stock results (20 laps): NICHOLAS LAMOUREUX, YANIK POTVIN, JUSTIN JODOIN, MARC DAGENAIS, MATTHEW MOORE, THOMAS MACDONALD, ALEXIS CHARBONNEAU, JAMES CLARKE, TYLER LAMARCHE, SHAWN DUVAL.

files from Martin Bélanger

SDGAA 'AA' girls soccer playoffs today at St. Joseph's

sean May 21, 2019 - 9:56am

The 'AA' division gets a jump on SDGAA playoff soccer action, with the girls finals today at St. Joseph's. Both matches will see respective Panthers squads take on Catholic rivals from Holy Trinity.

JR FINAL at 11 a.m.: 1st (HT) vs 2nd (SJ)
SR FINAL at 12:30 p.m.: 2nd (HT) vs 1st (SJ)

For more soccer coverage, be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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.

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.