Sports in the Glens
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Thursday night in the CCHL2 saw the Alexandria Glens and Ottawa West Golden Knights combine for 162 minutes in penalties, as the Knights dealt the Glens a 6-1 loss.
The bulk of the sin bin time was collected at the 8:58 mark of the third period, when two players from each team were handed game misconduct penalties in addition to fighting majors and other infractions. In all, four players from the Glens were involved in the brouhaha and three from the Knights.
The penalties racked up by the Alexandria squad add to their already league-leading total.
The boys continue on the road tonight, scheduled to skate in Embrun, at 8 p.m.
Tomorrow, Dec. 1, the Glens will host a Berlin (Germany) junior hockey team. Game time at the Glengarry Sports Palace is set for 8 p.m.
As part of the tour of a U20 hockey team from Berlin, Germany, a group of CCHL (junior 'A') all-stars will host a game On Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Hawkesbury. The action is set to start at 7:30 p.m., at the Robert Hartley Complex.
The CCHL roster of 2001- and 2002-born players includes Alexandria's Jeremy Quesnel, a forward who played for the Cornwall Colts.
Here's the rest of the list (position - name - team): G – Cyrus Martin (RCK), G – Joshua Ward (OTT), D – Alexandre Charlebois (NAV), D – Bruce Coltart (SF), D – Gavin Wood (KEM), D – Aidan Hilton (RCK), D – David Lafrance (RCK), D – Alec Belanger (OTT), F – Curtis Fabbro (NAV), F – Joshua Spratt (BRO), F – Matthew Vermaetan (RCK), F – Jack Collins (COR), F – Kyle Jackson (OTT), F – Cameron Last (RCK), F – Jesse Dick (KEM), F – Cole Craft (RCK), F – Simon Labelle (RCK), F – Joshua Shimizu (NEP), F – Yanic Crete (HAW).
Alexandria Glens vs Germans on Saturday
As we reported in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, the Berlin junior team will play against the Alexandria Glens of the CCHL2 on Saturday, Dec. 1. Game time at the Sports Palace is booked for 8 p.m.
Our newest online photo gallery showcases junior 'B' hockey, between the Brockville Tikis and Alexandria Glens. Images can be viewed here.
For the story, please see the Nov. 28 edition of The Glengarry News.
Decades ago, there was a dirt race track oval, the Alexandria Speedway, located just north of town, on the east side of Highway 34. The remnants of the facility can still be spotted on satellite imagery, even though the track long since closed.
Here's a Facebook post that shows the site in its heydey.
In Tuesday night CCHL2 hockey action on the road in Ottawa, the Alexandria Glens faced an onslaught of 56 shots, as the Jr. Canadians pounded the Glens 10-1.
Alexandria's lone goal was notched by Nathan Sauve, set up by Adam Porter.
For more Glens news, be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
This weekend, the boys are scheduled to be back on home ice Friday night and skate into Williamstown for a Saturday evening tilt.
The Alexandria CCHL2 Glens will be on the road tonight to take on the Ottawa Jr. Canadians.
For a photo gallery from the team's last home game where the Glens hosted the Perth Blue Wings, check out this page on our website.
We also have a feature story about the club in the Nov. 21 issue of The Glengarry News.
The winter season of minor soccer at Alexandria's dome is well underway. We recently shot photos at a U17 girls match. The online gallery can be viewed here. More details are in the Nov. 21 issue of The Glengarry News.
Glengarry District High School is sending two teams to compete at EOSSAA tournaments this week, as the senior boys volleyball squad and senior girls basketball team won the respective SD&G championships.
All the details can be found in the Nov. 14 issue of The Glengarry News.
We also have photo galleries online here.
Tristan Poissant’s two goals led the Colts to a 3-2 victory over Pembroke, at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night.
The Colts have won four of their last five games, improving to 10-11-3-0, for 23 points and are tied for 7th in the CCHL standings.
Justin McRae also scored for the Colts, with Mike Carr making 32 saves to earn the victory. The Colts outshot the Lumber Kings 40-34.
Three stars were first Tristan Poissant (COR), second Mike Carr (COR), and third Darian McTavish (PEM). Cornwall's Hardest Working Player of the Game was Mike Carr.
The Colts' next game is today, Nov. 9, in Rockland. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The team will be back on home ice next Thursday, Nov. 15, to host the Kanata Lasers, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall.
– with files from David Murphy
On Thursday at Tagwi, the Glengarry DHS senior girls basketball team captured the SDGAA league 'A' playoff title in a hard-fought contest with the host Warriors, while a day earlier, Holy Trinity's seniors nabbed the 'AA' crown over Catholic rival St. Joseph's.
We will have coverage and photos in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.