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Additional Sports Extra pages: HOCKEY STATS | JUNIOR B HOCKEY CARDS


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Glens hit the road to Casselman tonight

sean Sep 27, 2016 - 4:24pm

The Alexandria junior 'B' Glens are slated to play in Casselman tonight, making up a game that was fogged out a couple of weeks back. The action tonight is booked for a 7:30pm start.

Alexandria is riding a two-game winning streak, while the Vikings are sitting pretty atop the division standings, still without a regulation-time loss.

Note, there is no Glens home game Friday night, as the team will play that evening in Winchester. This week's home game is set for Saturday, Oct. 1, at 8pm.

For more Glens and CCHL2 news, please see the Sept 28 edition of The Glengarry News.

Rapids minor atoms drop puck on season with tournament win

sean Sep 27, 2016 - 4:14pm

The Seaway Valley minor atom 'A' hockey team opened the season with a tournament triumph in Rochester (New York) earlier this month. At the Sept. 16-18 competition, the Rapids went undefeated, earning the championship of the Monarch Battle Royal AAA Tournament Series for players born in 2007.

SVR faced off with five teams over the weekend, defeating each team by a large margin. Strong skating, consistent passing, intensive offence, and solid defence were keys to the success.  

“During game play, the players impressed the bench with their tenacity and their cohesion,” states head coach Miguel Delisle. “The players’ hard work and commitment over the last month of practices certainly paid off.”

Game scoring summaries for round-robin play and the championship final are as follows:

Game 1:  SVR (5) vs. Kingston Jr. Frontenacs (1)
Goals were scored by Tristan Delisle, Owen Corput, and Parker Thompson.  Assists were earned by Delisle and Corput.

Game 2:  SVR (9) vs. Amherst Knights (1)
Goals were pocketed by Delisle, Corput, Dean Fawthrop, and Jensen White.  Assists were awarded to Corput, Fawthrop, Ayden Baumann, Parker Thompson, and Chancey Novosad.

Game 3:  SVR (10) vs. Rochester Monarchs (0)
Goals were netted by P. Thompson, Delisle, and White.  Assists were logged by Logan Villeneuve, P. Thompson, Hunter Thompson, and Alex Delormier.

Game 4:  SVR (4) vs. Rochester Grizzlies (0)
Goals were logged by Delisle.  Assists were notched by Fawthrop, Novosad, White, and Delormier.

Game 5:  SVR (11) vs. Wheatfield Blades (0)
Goals were scored by Delisle, Corput, P. Thompson, Novosad, H. Thompson, Fawthrop, and Delormier.  Assists were earned by Fawthrop, Delisle, White, and P. Thompson.

Championship Final:  SVR (5) vs. Rochester Monarchs (0)
Goals were notched by Fawthrop, Corput, and Delisle.  Assists were awarded to Delisle, Fawthrop, and Corput.

The defensive squad, led by goalie tandem Eli Seguin and Tristan Pacquette, performed solidly throughout tournament play, allowing only three goals over six games.  Defensively, the team has proven it will be a tough unit to break through, while offensively, the SVR team is certain to put opposing defensive squads under pressure.

League play for the Minor Atom team begins September 25th in Maxville at 5PM against the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven.  

files from Carrie Seguin

hockey team

Back from left: Miguel Delisle (Head Coach), Scott “Butter” Thompson (Assistant Coach), Peter Bowen (Assistant Coach), and Mark Novosad (Trainer). Middle row: Ayden Baumann, Parker Thompson, Tristan Delisle, Jensen White, Hunter Thompson, Alex Delormier (behind), Logan Villeneuve, and Dean Fawthrop. In front: Chancey Novosad, Tristan Pacquette, Gabrielle Bowan, Owen Corput, and Eli Seguin.

Newest gallery photos include junior B hockey and girls high school soccer

sean Sep 27, 2016 - 3:15pm

We have added two new photo albums to our online galleries. One of the recent additions highlights the CCHL2 Battle of Glengarry hockey game from Saturday night in Williamstown, where the Char-Lan Rebels squared off against the Alexandria Glens.

Also posted is a new gallery from the opening day of high school girls soccer, featuring Monday's match between the senior squads from Tagwi and Char-Lan.

You can check all the images out here.

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Girls high school soccer action kicks off today in Williamstown

sean Sep 26, 2016 - 11:54am

Char-Lan District High School in Williamstown will host the opening matches of the SDGAA fall soccer season for girls teams.

Here's the schedule for the main field:

12:00 SJSS vs TSS (SR)
1:15 SJSS vs CLDHS (SR)
 2:30 TSS vs CLDHS (SR) 

And on the school field games will be as follows:

12:00 TSS vs SJSS (JR)
1:15 SJSS vs CLDHS (JR)
2:30 TSS vs. CLDHS (JR)

Be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News for more information on the season ahead.

Junior B Glens ice first win of season

sean Sep 24, 2016 - 1:47pm

Finally! The Alexandria junior 'B' Glens found the win column, prevailing last night on home ice over the Clarence Beavers. The victory marked the Glens' first of the 2016-17 CCHL2 campaign in five outings. The success also moved the team out of the basement of the standings, as Alexandria now has 3 points.

The Glens will be back in action tonight, in Williamstown, facing the Char-Lan Rebels, who have lost five straight games, including Friday night in Winchester.

Young Glengarry football players suit up for tyke Wildcats team

sean Sep 23, 2016 - 8:07pm

Kirby Camplin, of the Cornwall Wildcats football clubs, shares this photo (shot by Tyler Fisher) of three county youngsters who are playing this fall season with the tyke Wildcats, in the regional NCAFA league.

He says, "Good luck to these Gaels stars as their Cornwall Wildcats Tyke team (U11) takes on the West Carleton Wolverines on Sunday in NCAFA action."

Seen here are...
TE #5 Connor McDougall
RB #21 Travis Brisebois
OL #45 Trey Ladouceur

football tykes

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CCHL Colts suffer first loss of season on home ice

sean Sep 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

Kanata scored four third-period goals to upset the Cornwall Colts 5-4 at the Ed Lumley Arena. It was the Colts’ first home loss of the season.

Cornwall’s offence was led by Nick Lalonde who had a goal (his fifth of the season) and two assists. Tanner Spink (4) recorded a goal and an assist.  Sebastian Dirven (2) and Roddie Sandilands (1) also scored.

The Colts outshot the Lasers 38-30, with Matt Efros suffering the loss in goal.

The Colts record falls to 5-2-0-1 for 11 points on the season. That’s good enough for 2nd place in the tight Robinson Division.

Three Stars were First Star Paul Vella (Kanata), Dan Porter (Kanata) and Tanner Spink (Colts).

The Colts next game is Saturday, Sept. 24, in Ottawa, versus the Jr. Senators. Cornwall returns to the Ed Lumley Arena next Thursday to host Smiths Falls in the first game of a home-and-home series with the Bears. Game time is 7:30pm.

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Both county junior B hockey teams in action tonight

sean Sep 23, 2016 - 5:39pm

The still-winless Alexandria Glens will host the Clarence Beaver tonight, starting at 8pm, at the Glengarry Sports Palace. 

Meanwhile, the Char-Lan Rebels, who opened the season with two wins but have since lost four straight, skate into Winchester to take on the Hawks, beginning at 8:15pm.

On Saturday, Sept. 24, it will be this season's first edition of the Battle of the Glens, as Alexandria travels south to take on the Rebels in Williamstown. Game time is set for 8pm.

For all your CCHL2 hockey news, be sure to check out The Glengarry News, published every Wednesday.

Three county hockey players compete in NHL training camps

sean Sep 19, 2016 - 7:39pm

By Scott Carmichael (News Staff)

Three local hockey players – Remi Elie of Green Valley, and the Spink twins, Tylor and Tyson of Williamstown – participated in rookie camps for the NHL’s Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators, respectively, which wrapped up recently.

Elie, a 21-year-old left winger who played for Dallas’ top farm club – the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) – last season, attended the parent club’s main pre-season training camp in both 2014 and 2015 and was among the team’s final roster cuts last year.

The Stars’ second-round pick, 40th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, he signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Dallas in September 2014 and will attend the team’s main training camp.

For the Spink brothers, it was their second experience in a professional hockey camp. Both were invited to the Detroit Red Wings development camp in July 2014. 

Upon graduating from Colgate University and the varsity Raiders hockey team this past spring, the 23-year-old forwards and linemates joined the Toledo Walleyes of the East Coast Hockey League on amateur tryout (ATO) agreements. Tylor later agreed to an ATO with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies, going scoreless in two games.

The twins attended the Nashville rookie camp on a tryout basis, attempting to procure professional contracts.

All three local players also participated in NHL rookie tournaments.

Elie and his fellow Dallas rookie teammates competed against their counterparts from the host Detroit Red Wings, Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, and St. Louis Blues, in the Traverse City Prospect Tournament (September 16 to 20).

The Spink brothers, and their freshman Predator teammates played in a competition (also from September 16 to 20) in Coral Springs, Fla. for rookies from the host Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Washington Capitals.

The Glengarry News will provide an update on the status of Glengarry’s trio of hockey prospects, upon completion of training camp and the beginning of the regular season, early next month.

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Junior 'A' Colts support Rachel's Kids fundraiser

sean Sep 15, 2016 - 12:59pm

The Cornwall Colts took part in the Smile Cookies program to support Rachel’s Kids on Wednesday. Several players delivered cookies to staff and patients at Dr. Rachel Navaneelan’s Cosmetic Dentistry office.  The cookies were purchased for $1 each at Cornwall Tim Horton’s locations.  Rachel’s Kids will benefit from the proceeds from the sale of Smile Cookies until September 18.

“Making kids smile by giving them a cookie is a great feeling,” said Colts star Liam Lascelle.

“We really like being able to support community groups,” said Colts star Jeremy McFarlane.

For more on Rachel’s Kids programs and services to local families please follow the link.

The Colts (4-0) will be back in action tonight (Sept. 15), hosting Cumberland (2-3).  Memorial Cup-winning coach and former NHL coach Doug Carpenter will be the guest of honour and autographing his biography, with all money raised going to the Children’s Treatment Centre.  Game time at the Ed Lumley Arena is set for 7:30pm.

files from David Murphy

Colts players
In this photo: Colts players Liam Lascelle, Nick Lalonde, Tristan Conrad, Jeremy McFarlane, Shawn Baird, and Stuart Harley pose with Dr. Rachel Navaneelan (middle), and her staff, with Tim Horton’s Smile Cookies, in support of Rachel’s Kids

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