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Double-header of minor football finals in Alexandria today sees Gaels split

sean Jun 25, 2017 - 7:08pm

Alexandria hosted a pair of minor football finals today, with the Glengarry tykes and bantams entertaining respective squads from Cornwall. We will have the full story and photos in the next edition of The Glengarry News.

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Glengarry's tyke football team had something to celebrate this morning. (Sean Bray photo)

Hearts U15 boys soccer team competes in ER Shield

sean Jun 21, 2017 - 9:48pm

Tonight in Alexandria, the Glengarry Hearts U15 boys soccer team competed in an opening-round match of the ER Shield. Look for the story in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.

A photo gallery is now available here

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The Nepean goalkeeper stops a Glengarry shot at the goal line. (Sean Bray photo)

Revised youth football playoff schedule

sean Jun 16, 2017 - 1:00pm

Upcoming playoff games in the spring youth football league have seen some changes to locations and times. Most notably, games scheduled to be played at CCVS in Cornwall, have been moved to Joe St. Denis Field.

As well, start times for exhibition games at the Maxville Fair have been changed.

Here is the revised scheduled:

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Glengarry bantam Gaels football team works out with new ball machine

sean Jun 15, 2017 - 9:59pm

This evening's bantam Gaels football practice saw the kids get to try out a new piece of equipment, a professional Jugs ball throwing machine. Look for the story in next week's edition of The Glengarry News. In the meantime, our photo gallery is available here

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Tyler Shoniker reaches for a ball thrown by the Jugs machine, under the control of coach Jeff Dorn. (Sean Bray photo)
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Drillers live to play another day: game on Friday night

sean Jun 8, 2017 - 12:20pm

The Drillers senior men's soccer team will be back in action Friday (June 9) night on the pitch at the Glengarry Sports Palace, in Alexandria, where the men will entertain Team McCrimmon. Game time is set for 8:30pm.

This will be just the second time the Drillers hit the field, though officially it will be game three, as the team has a 3-2 loss and a forfeit on its record thus far. The squad has struggled with putting together a sufficient roster of players in the early stage of the GSLseasonn.

There's also a senior men's match in Dunvegan, where Greenfield will take on Glen Sandfield, at 8:30pm.

Gaels minor football results from week five

sean Jun 6, 2017 - 1:10pm

Be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News for a story about the Glengarry Gaels tyke football team which, with a win last Sunday, is now 4-0 in spring league action.

Bantams

Glengarry's bantams are also undefeated this season, following a 52-20 triumph on Sunday, in Cornwall. Austin Main paced the offence with a trio of touchdowns, while Nathan Sauve added two majors as part of the Gaels' scoring. Coach Jeff Dorn says the defence played as one, forcing three turnovers in the contest.

Peewees

Meanwhile, the peewees remained winless, falling last Sunday 50-6, in Cornwall. On May 31, the peewee Gaels dropped a 40-6 decision, with Jack Marion scoring the lone TD, late in the contest.

Mosquitoes

Travis Brisebois accounted for all the Glengarry scoring for the mosquito Gaels, with a pair of touchdowns, as Glengarry was felled 45-12.

In midweek play last Wednesday, the mosquito Gaels lost 49-26. Brisebois had all four majors for the Glengarry side; Connor McDougall recorded a two-point convert.

Homecoming weekend: June 11

The GDHS gridiron in Alexandria will feature a full slate of games, as part of Gaels football homecoming festivities.

  • 9am: Glengarry tykes vs Cornwall #3
  • 10:30am: Glengarry mosquitoes vs Cornwall #3
  • 12:30pm: Glengarry peewees vs Cornwall #1
  • 2:30pm: Glengarry bantams vs Cornwall #1

Plans for the day include a barbecue.

$22.8 million for water and sewage

publisher May 26, 2017 - 3:39pm

The federal and Ontario governments are providing $22.8 million to finance a remedy to Maxville's chronic water problem and to plan an expansion of Alexandria's sewage treatment facility.

North Glengarry will receive $15.2 million from the federal government and $7.6 million from the province, while the township will be required to pay $7.6 million.

Funds were announced Friday in Maxville.

More details in the May 31 edition of The News.

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Glengarry Gaels tykes, bantams prevail in mid-week football

sean May 26, 2017 - 11:20am

In order to make up games from the first two weeks of the season that had to be postponed due to field conditions, some football games this spring will be played on weeknights, in addition to the usual Sundays.

The Glengarry Gaels took advantage of their mid-week play, scoring a pair of victories, as the tykes improved to 2-0 on the season with a victory Wednesday night, and the bantams kicked off their season with a rainy, shut-out win Thursday.

The tyke Gaels prevailed 30-18, led by Nacky Sharek (3 touchdowns). Elliott Keenan and Ben Jackman had the other Glengarry majors in the May 24 contest over Cornwall #2.

A night later, in wet, muddy conditions, Austin Main had the game's only TD, as the Gaels prevailed 8-0. The team added a third-quarter safety to round out the scoring, in the victory over the Cornwall Wildcats.

League play is scheduled to continue on Sunday, with games in Alexandria and Cornwall.