The boys hockey team from Williamstown's Char-Lan DHS is competing this afternoon for the SD&G high school hockey championship. The Crusaders won their semifinal game this morning, 6-3 over Seaway.
Today's title tilt was scheduled for a 1 p.m. start, at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre. We will have results next week in The News, as this week's newspaper has already gone to press.
Among our stories in the Feb. 28 issue of The Glengarry News, we have a wrap on the regular season.
The Char-Lan Rebels of the CCHL2 are scheduled to host the Ottawa Canadians (who will play the Alexandria Glens in the division semifinal round of playoffs) tonight, Feb. 24, At the Char-Lan Rec. Centre. Start time is set for 8 p.m.
The Rebs also have a game booked for Sunday, to be played at 3 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex). The Brockville Tikis will provide the opposition for the contest that will officially put the wrap on the 2017-18 season for Char-Lan.
The boys hockey team from Char-Lan DHS suffered its first loss of the season, dropping its record to 9-1, but will still host league playoffs next week.
In Feb. 20 action at the Long Sault arena, the top-ranked Crusaders beat North Dundas 5-2, before falling 3-2 to La Citadelle, a team that finishes out of the playoff picture.
With results coming in after this week's edition of The News went to press, we will have all the details in our issue next week.
As the top seed, Char-Lan will host the SDGAA playoff tournament in Williamstown, on Feb. 27, starting at 9 a.m. when the Crusaders will take on fourth-place Seaway. At 10:30 a.m., second-place St. Joseph's will play North Dundas is the other semifinal.
The championship match is booked for a 1 p.m. start.
Unlike most high school sports, in hockey, 'A' and 'AA' ranked teams compete for the same playoff title and for the right to go on to a combined A/AA EOSSAA.
Just two games remain in the 2017-18 CCHL2 season for the Char-Lan Rebels, who are scheduled to be on the road tonight, Feb, 20, against the Ottawa Canadians. The boys will then wrap up the campaign Saturday night on home ice in Williamstown, hosting the Canadians, at 8 p.m.
We have more Rebels news and recent results in The Glengarry News this week, along with photos from the team's recent contest against the Glens in our online galleries here.
The last regular-season tournament of the high school boys hockey league for SD&G teams is taking place today in Long Sault, where the Char-Lan Crusaders will be looking to maintain their perfect record.
We will have results online in a separate post, when available.
Playoffs are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Williamstown.
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.
On Monday, Char-Lan DHS' girls hockey team faced off against the girls from Tagwi SS, in Williamstown, and we have the details in The Glengarry News this week.