On Sunday, Feb. 18, Alexandria's Mill Pond will host a pair of events: the Beaver Swamp Hockey Tournament (which supports raises funds to help local youngsters participate in minor hockey) and the Polar Bear Dip (which supports the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame).
This week's edition of The Glengarry News features details on the dip, including a list of registered participants to date. Start time is set for 2 p.m. sharp.
For the Beaver Swamp tourney, this location is a new one this year. Games are scheduled to run throughout the day, beginning at 8 a.m., with play taking place on a pair of "rinks." Championship games will likely hit the ice by mid to late afternoon.
Organizer Richard Bellefeuille tells The News that the ice is looking good and he's hoping that Mother Nature will co-operate on Sunday.
The county's junior 'B' hockey teams, as well as those across the league, are facing the home stretch of their season, with just a handle of games remaining to be played.
We have a story in The Glengarry News this week about the recent disruptions that Mother Nature has caused to scheduled games.
The final round of this season's Battle of Glengarry is scheduled for tonight, Feb. 13, in Williamstown, where the Alexandria Glens and host Char-Lan Rebels will square off. After the Glens won the series opener, the Rebels have prevailed in the last two matches between the clubs. Set time is set for 8 p.m.
Here's a complete schedule of remaining contests for the Glens and Rebels.
Last night's CCHL2 hockey contest in Alexandria saw the Glens recognize local minor hockey with an exhibition game for two peewee teams, before the junior 'B' squad went to work to claim victory over Ottawa West.
The Alexandria peewee 'B' Glens rep hockey team prevailed over league-leading Char-Lan today at the Glengarry Sports Palace. We will have the story in the next edition of The Glengarry News, along with an online photo gallery.
On Friday, Feb. 9, the Alexandria Glens will hold a special minor hockey evening as part of their junior 'B' hockey game that night with the Ottawa West Golden Knights.
As we reported in The Glengarry News last week (Jan. 31 edition), the Alexandria peewee 'C' Glens will take on EPR Fusion from Hawkesbury, prior to the CCHL2 contest, starting at approximately 6:30 p.m. The junior 'B' game will follow at the Glens' traditional 8 p.m. start time.
All minor hockey players, wearing their jerseys and accompanied by a paying adult, will be admitted to the evening at no charge.
The Alexandria Glens of the CCHL2 will play a rare Tuesday night affair on home ice, tonight, Feb. 6, at the Glengarry Sports Palace, where the Perth Blue Wings will provide the opposition. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m.
For more news on the Glens and junior 'B' hockey, be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.