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New photo galleries: minor hockey, high school basketball, Jimmy Hill hockey game

sean Apr 3, 2018 - 12:32pm

Our latest sports photos are now available for viewing in our online galleries here.

The newest galleries are...

  • March 27 UCMHL atom rep. playoff hockey involving the Char-Lan Rebels
  • March 29 midget boys basketball at Glengarry DHS in Alexandria
  • March 29 Jimmy Hill memorial hockey game in Williamstown
  • March 29 novice UCMHL game 5 finals involving the Char-Lan Rebels

Photo reprints are available from our office. Contact The Glengarry News for more information.

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Char-Lan's atoms in the UCMHL championship series. (Sean Bray photo)

Gaels youth football club kicks off spring practice sessions

sean Apr 3, 2018 - 12:10pm

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.

Char-Lan novice Rebels go for UCMHL title tonight

sean Mar 29, 2018 - 12:20pm

The Char-Lan Rebels novice B Rebels rep. hockey team goes for the UCMHL championship tonight, on home ice in Williamstown, starting at 6 p.m.

The young skaters are facing the Kemptville Panthers in the fifth and final game of the title series, with each team having one win and one loss, to go along with two ties thus far.

Photos: OPP joins forces with Glengarry DHS hockey players for exhibition action

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 3:24pm

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.

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Brian Caddell drops the puck between David MacMaster, left, and Mike Mulhearn. (Sean Bray photo)

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Game 2 of GSL senior women's finals goes tonight at the dome

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 2:38pm

The second match of the Glengarry Soccer League's senior women's indoor final series is scheduled for tonight, March 27, at the Alexandria dome, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Dunvegan won the opener over Alexandria and could clinch the title tonight, though Alexandria will be looking to say something about that and extend the series to game three, which would be played Thursday.

We have game one coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News and a photo gallery available here.

Char-Lan rep hockey teams in Tuesday night playoff action

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:56pm

Char-Lan Rebels rep. 'B' hockey teams are in action tonight, including one game in Maxville, where the novice Rebs will take on the Kemptville Panthers, at 6 p.m.

In Williamstown, the atom Rebels will play at 7 p.m., versus the Kemptville Panthers, and at 9:30 p.m., the major midgets will tangle with Brockville Braves.

All of these games are part of their respective UCMHL championship series. 

Char-Lan's bantams bowed out in the semifinal round, bounced by the Kemptville Panthers five points to one.

The peewee Rebels finished as league playoff finalists, succumbing five points to one, to the Brockville Braves.

All five Char-Lan rep. hockey teams qualified for playoff action this season, despite the league reducing the number of playoff qualifiers to the top four in each division. 

Game 7 between junior A Colts and Hawks goes tonight in Hawkesbury

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:39pm

Tonight, the season will come to an end for one junior 'A' hockey team, while the other moves on to the second round of CCHL playoffs. Game seven for the Cornwall Colts and Hawkesbury Hawks will take place at the Robert Hartley Complex, starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Colts have twice staved off elimination, having won the last two games to even the series.

On Sunday, it was a 4-3 overtime triumph, as Cameron Hebert’s second goal of the game was the winner. Cornwall's Noah Williams and Alex Wilkins also scored. For the Hawks, Kieran Craig (of Alexandria), Chris Smith, and Nicolas Guillemette were the marksmen. Craig also picked up an assist.

The Hawks outshot the Colts 49-41, with Liam Lascelle making 47 saves for the victory. 

Three stars were first Cameron Hebert (COR), second Liam Lascelle (COR), and third Kieran Craig (HAW).

Last Friday, it took double overtime for Cornwall to prevail, as the Colts won in Hawkesbury, 3-2. 

Amongst the county crew in the game, Craig scored for Hawkesbury, and Ethan Mulhearn found the net for Cornwall. Simon Besner picked up an assist for the Hawks, and David A. Poirier chalked one up for the Colts. 

AAA minor bantam Wild claim league championship

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:07pm

The Eastern Ontario Wild minor bantam AAA hockey team is the 2018 HEO league playoff championship, clinching the crown on March 24 with a 5-2 win over the Ottawa Jr. 67s. 

The Wild squad of 2004 birth year players includes Summerstown's Connor MacDonald, on defence.

 

Sunday sports schedule: soccer, skating, hockey

sean Mar 25, 2018 - 9:01am

It's a busy day in the county sports scene.

This morning at the dome, two girls soccer playoff champions will be crowned. The GSL's U13 title tilt goes at 9 a.m., followed by the U16 girls match at 10 a.m.

This afternoon in Williamstown, at 2 p.m., the Char-Lan Skating Club will hold its annual showcase to cap off the season.

Back up north later, the bantam rep. 'B' Glens hockey team can claim the UCMHL championship with a win or tie, entering the contest with two victories to their credit. The start time at the Palace is set for 5:30 p.m., with Kemptville providing the opposition.

At 7 p.m., Alexandria's midget house hockey team will also be vying for a league crown, on home ice.

In Cornwall, the Glengarry-laden CCHL (junior 'A' hockey) playoff series between the Colts and Hawkesbury Hawks continues, with game six at the Civic Complex. That's a 7 p.m. start, with the Colts facing a must-win situation to extend the series.

Busy days of playoff action for Char-Lan minor hockey teams

sean Mar 24, 2018 - 11:51am

Here's an update on home playoff games for Char-Lan minor hockey teams. Unless otherwise noted, matches are played in Williamstown, at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre.

Today (March 24):

  • Peewee Rep at 12pm
  • Bantam B House at 6pm

Monday (March 26):

  • Novice rep 6pm
  • Peewee Rep 7pm
  • Midget Rep 830pm

Tuesday (March 27):

  • Novice C House 6pm
  • Atom Rep 7pm
  • Midget House 8pm
  • Midget Rep 930pm

Tuesday (March 27) in Maxville due to ice availability constraints:

  • Novice rep in Maxville at 6pm

To get the full story on all things Glengarry, each week be sure to check out The Glengarry News, available by subscription online or in traditional print format.