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Prowlers set for senior 'A' hockey home opener

sean Oct 19, 2018 - 7:33pm

Coming off a 13-6 victory over the Cumberland Bandits last weekend, the Cornwall Prowlers senior 'A' hockey team will have its home opener on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. Game time is set for 8 p.m, versus the Pontiac Comets, who are 0-2 on the season.

There is Glengarry county content on both sides, with Maxville's Adam Wensink suiting up for the Comets. The Prowlers have Jesse Fontaine and Pierre-Luc Sabourin.

Tickets are $8 for those 19 and over, $5 for ages 18 and under. A pre-sale of up to 100 tickets will be available at 812 Pitt St., Unit 52, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ticket sales at the door begin at 7 p.m.

Should the crowd exceed 700, there will be a draw of fans in attendance, the winner awarded a 55-inch TV.

Looking ahead, the team's second home game will be played Friday, Nov. 2, versus the Vaudreuil Titans, at 8:30 p.m.

Canadians dump Jr. A Colts

sean Oct 19, 2018 - 7:19pm

The Carlton Place Canadians jumped out to a 2-0 first-period lead and never looked back, en route to a 6-2 victory over the Cornwall Colts, in CCHL hockey action Thursday night at the Ed Lumley Arena.

Ethan Mulhearn and Justin McRae scored the Colts goals (both of which came on the power play).

The Canadians outshot the Colts 45-17, with Mike Carr suffering the loss in goal.

Cornwall's record falls to 6-9-0-2 for 14 points and an eighth-place tie in the CCHL standings.

The Hardest Working Player of the game was Konnor MacCormick. Three stars were first Andrej Hromic (CP), second Ben Tupker (CP), and third Harley Michaels (COR).

The Colts' next game is Friday night in Kemptville. The boys will be back on home ice Oct. 25, at the Civic Complex, hosting the Hawkesbury Hawks, at 7:30 p.m.

files from David Murphy

Prowlers prevail in first-ever LHSAO hockey game

sean Oct 16, 2018 - 10:11am

Last weekend, the inaugural season for the Cornwall senior 'A' Prowlers hockey team got underway, with the squad playing to a 13-6 victory in Cumberland.

Alexandria's Pierre Luc Sabourin chalked up three assists in the contest, while Williamstown's Jesse Fontaine picked up one. Three players – Jonathan Labelle, Dominic Leveille, and Brandon Gilmour – had hat tricks. Other goals were notched by Chris Rutley, Sebastien Thinel, Thomas McRae, and Brody Taylor.

Josh Loney backstopped the win in net, facing 46 shots. The Prowlers fired a whopping 65 shots on the Bandits goal.

The team's next game will see the Prowlers skating on home ice, Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m., at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. The Comets, from Fort Coulange, Quebec, will provide the opposition.

Jr. A Colts salvage a point in OT home-ice loss

sean Oct 9, 2018 - 2:36pm

On Thursday night at the Cornwall Civic Complex, the CCHL Colts surrendered an unassisted marker in overtime, as Rockland prevailed 3-2.

Josh Barnes had a goal and an assist for the Colts. Dylan Massie chipped in one tally and a helper. 

Rockland outshot the Colts 40-25, with Mike Carr making 37 saves in a losing effort.

Cornwall's Hardest Working Player was Alexim Veilleux, while three stars were first Josh Barnes (COR), second Wade Brennan (ROC), and third Simon Labelle (ROC).

Next home game is slated for Thursday, October 11, to host the Smiths Falls Bears. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

In other results last weekend, the Colts dropped a 5-4 decision in Hawkesbury on Saturday and suffered a 4-3 overtime defeat Monday in Carleton Place. Glengarrians Ben Dirven and David Poirier were amongst the Cornwall goal scorers.

with files from David Murphy

Ch-ch-ch-changes to high school football schedule

sean Oct 3, 2018 - 10:05am

One might be left to wonder if a high school football game between the Tagwi Warriors and CCVS Raiders will actually hit the gridirion this season. Originally scheduled for later this month, the contest was moved forward to yesterday, Oct. 2, but there were no referees available, so the game couldn't go on.

The latest update has it being played Friday, Oct. 5, at noon, at Tagwi SS.

Speaking of changes, the Glengarry Gaels game scheduled for Friday has been postponed to a date yet to be determined.

Rose Bowl

Last night in Cornwall, Catholic teams la Citadelle and St. Joseph's played in the annual Rose Bowl game, a charitable match in support of breast cancer research and support programs. The Panthers won the game 30-5.

Rose Bowl football
(Photo courtesy la Citadelle / Facebook)

Colts on a three-game home winning streak

sean Sep 28, 2018 - 3:50pm

Tristan Poissant’s fourth goal of the season broke a 2-2 tied in the third period, and the Colts went on to a 6-3 victory over Ottawa, at the Ed Lumley Arena, Thursday night.

Six different players scored for the Colts, including Henry Bishop, Benjamin Dirven, Jacob Shankar, Jeremy Quesnel, and Connor Amsley. Tommy Tanner chipped in with three assists. Konnor MacCormick had two assists. 

The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 41-34, with Michael Carr making 38 saves for the victory.

The Colts improve to 3-6-0-0 on the season and have won their last three home games.

The Hardest Working Player of the game was Benjamin Dirven. Three stars were first Star Tommy Tanner (COR), second Tristan Poissant (COR), and third Connor Smart (OTT).

Tonight, the boys are on the road in Smiths Falls. Game time is 7 p.m.

The Colts return home next Thursday, October 4 to host the Rockland Nationals, in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Cornwall Civic Complex.

with files from David Murphy

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Junior A Colts split week four CCHL hockey action

sean Sep 25, 2018 - 2:15pm

Last Thursday night on home ice, the Cornwall Colts nabbed their second-straight victory, beating Navan 6-4.

The Colts scored three times in the first three minutes of the first period, en route to the win. Josh Barnes scored into an empty net with less than a minute to play to seal the victory. Barnes had two goals on the night. Konnor MacCormick and Justin McRae each had a goal and an assist. Tristan Poissant and Jeremy Quesnel also scored. Jacob Shankar chipped in with two assists.

The Grads outshot the Colts 36-31. Michael Carr stopped 22 of 23 shots in relief of starter Rico DiMatteo to earn the victory in goal.

Hardest Working Player honours went to Ethan Mulhearn. Three stars were first Konnor MacCormick (COR), second Justin McRae (COR), and third Jackson Arcan (NAV).

The next night, on the road in Brockville, the Colts were humbled 4-1. Jack Collins had the lone Cornwall tally, set up by Poissant and Tommy Tanner.

with files from David Murphy

Prowlers hockey team to skate in exhibition action this weekend

sean Sep 25, 2018 - 12:05pm

The Cornwall Prowlers senior 'A' hockey team will hit the ice twice this weekend in exhibition LHSAO action. Friday, Sept. 28 will see the squad playing in Maxville, at 8:30 p.m., versus Vaudreuil-Dorion. The same two teams will then go at it Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m., at Cornwall's multi-sport complex.

Last Sunday, the first-year team held a Blue-versus-White intra-squad contest, where Blue prevailed in overtime on a beautiful low blocker-side shot from Stevie Adams.

Blue team goals were scored by Adams (2), Brandon Gilmour (2), and Brian Landry. White team goals came from Dominic Leveille, Jonathan Labelle, Jesse Fontaine, and Pierre Luc Sabourin.

The puck drops on regular-season play Oct. 6 in Vaudreuil-Dorion.