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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.

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Veilleux to participate in university baseball nationals with Concordia

sean Oct 16, 2018 - 10:56am

Lancaster's Philippe Veilleux will be in Ottawa later this week, competing with the Concordia University men's baseball team in the national championship tournament.

The Stingers qualified as a wildcard entry after winning back-to-back games last weekend over Montreal.

Veilleux, who studies urban planning at Concordia, is an outfielder with the team.

The tournament is scheduled to run Oct. 18 to 21, with the Stingers scheduled to play three round-robin games: Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. versus New Brunswick, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. against McGill, and Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. versus Carleton.

The action is scheduled to be streamed on Facebook here.

Le Relais hosts girls PRSSAA soccer today

sean Oct 16, 2018 - 10:21am

Prescott-Russell high school league girls soccer is taking place today in Alexandria, with games at le Relais and Island Park.

Next action for the senior les Rapides squad is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at the school, where le Relais will square off against a team from Russell.

The junior girls' opening match is currently underway at the park, with their second action set for 12:45 p.m. versus VCI.