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Colts prevail on home ice last night, to take on Hawks in Alexandria this evening

sean Dec 15, 2017 - 2:49pm

JD Pogue’s shorthanded goal early the third period was the difference as the Colts edged the Pembroke Lumber Kings 3-2 at the Ed Lumley Arena. The victory extends the Colts' winning streak to five games and improves their record to 18-13-4-1 (41 points).

The short-handed marker was Pogue’s second goal of the game (eighth of the season). David Poirier (7) also scored. 

Pembroke outshot the Colts 38-28, with Liam Lascelle making 36 saves for the win.

The Hardest Working Colts Player was David Poirier. Three Stars were first JD Pogue (COR), second Konnor MacCormick (COR), and third Matthew Barnaby (PEM).

Looking ahead, the Colts are booked to play the Hawkesbury Hawkesbury Hawks on Friday, December 15, at the Glengarry Sports Palace, in Alexandria.  Game time is 8 p.m.

Next Cornwall home game is slated for Thursday, December 21, when the Hawks will return the visit. Santa Claus will also be on hand that evening. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

with files from David Murphy

Colts charity game supports St. Vincent de Paul

sean Dec 12, 2017 - 12:06pm

The Cornwall Colts junior 'A' hockey team joined several community partners to help raise $4,500 for St. Vincent De Paul Cornwall. The money was raised through the 4th Annual Colts Charity Hockey Game held last Sunday afternoon.

The Benson Group, Scotiabank, and Shoeless Joe’s Cornwall headline the list of supporters for the event.  Each local celebrity paid $100 for St. Vincent De Paul to participate. 

Team MacInnis has bragging rights over Team McBride this year, thanks to a 10-8 victory.  

"The players have a lot of fun getting to know some of our community partners," said Coach Ian MacInnis. "The local celebrities get to see just how good some our players are.  It’s a lot of fun for everyone involved."

files from David Murphy

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From left are Mike Graham (Shoeless Joe's), Pauline Bray (Benson Certified Auto Service), Tom Thompson (St. Vincent De Paul), Ian MacInnis (CornwallColts), and Steve Bernier (Scotiabank). (photo courtesy icelevel.com)

Cornwall junior A Colts extend winning streak to four games

sean Dec 9, 2017 - 1:42pm

Konnor MacCormick and Jeremy Quesnel each had a hat trick, as the Colts whipped Kemptville 9-3 on Teddy Bear Toss night at the Ed Lumley Arena. David Poirier also had a career game, with a goal and four assists.

The Colts improved 17-13-4-1 (39 points) and are now on a four-game winning streak.

Ethan Mulhearn and Joseph Samson also scored for the Colts. Brennan Markell recorded three assists. Thirteen different Colts players picked up at least a point.

Liam Lascelle earned the victory in goal as the shots were tied 34-34.

The Hardest Working Colts Player was Jeremy Quesnel. Three Stars were first Konnor MacCormick (COR), second David Poirier (COR), and third Ashton Fry (KEM).

The game was also Teddy Bear Toss Night with hundreds of stuffed toys being thrown onto the ice after the Colts scored their first goal of the night. The stuffed toys were collected by the Optimist Club for their annual Christmas toy drive.

Looking ahead, the Colts will be back in action on Thursday, Dec. 14, when they host Pembroke. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

The Colt's next road game is booked for Friday, Dec. 15 in Alexandria, against the Hawkesbury Hawks at the Glengarry Sports Palace. This one will be an 8 p.m. start.

Tomorrow, Dec. 10, tthe Colts will be taking part in the 3rd Annual Benson Colts Charity Hockey Game in support of St. Vincent De Paul Society. Local celebrities will be lining up alongside the Colts. Admission is $5 or non-perishable food items. Post-game party will be held at Shoeless Joe’s Cornwall with proceeds of all food sales being donated to St. Vincent De Paul.  Game time is 2 p.m. at Cornwall's multi-sport complex (Pad 1).

files from David Murphy

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From left are Chantal Gilmour, Melinda Summers, and Ralph Brunton of the Optimist Club with the stuffed animals from Teddy Bear Toss. (submitted photo)

Junior 'A' Colts schedule series of community events in December

sean Dec 5, 2017 - 1:15pm

The Cornwall Colts of the CCHL usher in December with a number of events scheduled to give back to the community.

The annual Teddy Bear Toss in support of the Optimist Toy Drive will take place at this Thursday’s home game, against the Kemptville 73’s. Fans are encouraged to bring a new or gently used stuffed animal. When the Colts score their first goal (or the end of the first period), all stuffed animals will be tossed onto the ice.

Also this week, fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the game in support of the Stuff the Studio effort. Your Colts will bring all collected items to the St. Vincent De Paul Society office on Friday morning. Puck drop for the game is set for 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall Civic Complex.

On Sunday (December 10), the Third Annual Colts Charity Hockey Game in support of the St. Vincent De Paul Society will be held. Local celebrities will team up with the Colts in a fun game of hockey at 2 p.m. at Cornwall's multi-sport complex (pad 1). Admission will be $5 or a non-perishable food item in support of the St. Vincent De Paul Society.    

Local celebrity players scheduled to participate include Rob Ariagno - Seaway Yarns, Marty Benson – Benson Group, Steve Bernier – Scotiabank, Pierre Brousseau – AXXIS Optical, Paul Desnoyers – CKDM, Tom Everson – Cornwall Toyota, Andrew Frei – Riverside Auto Group, Mike Graham – Shoeless Joe’s Cornwall, Guy Lauzon – MP, Ian MacInnis – Cornwall Colts, Josh MacMillan – Riverside Auto Group, Brock McBride – Own The Ice, Tim McCuaig – Cornwall Hyundai, David Murphy – Cornwall City Council, Andre Pommier – Pommier Jewellers, Neil Sandilands – Cornwall Royals Alumni, Mike Turcotte – Foot & Ankle Clinic, Pierre Voisine – City of Cornwall, and Scott White – Scotiabank.

Celebrity coaches include Dan Allaire – BOOM 101.9, Bill Halman – BOOM 101.9, Trish McCormick – Boston Pizza, Jim McDonell – MPP, and David Smith – South Stormont Council.

Santa Claus is coming to the Ed Lumley Arena! Santa will visit the Colts game against Hawkesbury on Thursday, December 21. Santa will be handing out treats to Colts fans of all ages.    

files from David Murphy

Photos: Sunday night junior A hockey at the Palace (Hawkesbury Hawks)

sean Nov 28, 2017 - 12:06pm

A photo gallery of Sunday night's action at the Glengarry Sports Palace, where the Hawkesbury Hawks took on the Brockville Braves, can be viewed online here. See The Glengarry News this week for the story.

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Kieran Craig of the Hawkesbury Hawks skates hard towards the opposition puck carrier. (Sean Bray photo)

Photo galleries: junior B hockey from Nov. 25

sean Nov 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Photos from Saturday night hockey in Williamstown and Alexandria are posted to new galleries on our website. For the full story on the county's junior 'B' hockey teams, be sure to check out this week's issue of The Glengarry News.

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The Rebels take on the Richmond Royals in CCHL2 Saturday night hockey. (Sean Bray photo)

Sunday night junior 'A' hockey set for Palace ice

sean Nov 21, 2017 - 12:20pm

After the Alexandria Glens junior 'B' hockey team plays at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria on Friday and Saturday nights, the CCHL Hawkesbury Hawks get the ice Sunday night, for a 7:30 p.m game versus the Brockville Braves.

For the full story on the CCHL and CCHL2 be sure to read The Glengarry News this week.

A photo gallery from the Nov. 17 junior 'A' game in Alexandria between the Hawks and Cornwall Colts can be viewed here.

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The Colts and Hawks tangle at the Palace. (Sean Bray photo)

Junior 'A' Hawks remain perfect on Alexandria ice

sean Nov 18, 2017 - 1:02pm

They needed a comeback to win in overtime, but the Hawkesbury Hawks remain perfect on the ice at Alexandria's Billy Gebbie Arena, skating to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Cornwall Colts in Friday night CCHL hockey.

With the victory, the homeless Hawks improve their record in Alexandria to 3-0.

Be sure to check out the next edition of The Glengarry News for the full story.

Junior 'A' Colts drop close one on home ice

sean Nov 17, 2017 - 6:16pm

JD Pogue’s first goal of the season with 26 seconds left in the third period brought the Colts to within 1, but it was too little, too late as Carleton Place edged Cornwall 3-2 at the Ed Lumley Arena, on Thursday night.

Konnor MacCormick also scored for the Colts, as their record drops to .500 at 12-12-3-0 (27 points) for seventh place in the CCHL standings.

Carleton Place outshot the Colts 35-24, with Liam Lascelle making 32 saves in the loss.

For their part, the Canadians are an impressive 25-2-0-2 and have earned 52 out of a possible 58 points so far this season to lead the CCHL and rank number 2 in Canada.

The Cornwall Hardest Working Colts player was Liam Lascelle. Three Stars were first Tim Theochraidis (CP), second Liam Lascelle (COR), and third Geoff Kitt (CP).

The Colts are back in action with two road games this weekend. Cornwall plays Hawkesbury tonight (Friday) in Alexandria. Game time at the Glengarry Sports Palace is 8 p.m. 

Cornwall then travels to Pembroke to face off against the Lumber Kings Sunday night. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at the Pembroke Memorial Centre.

Next home game is booked for Thursday, Nov. 23 against the Brockville Braves. Opening puck drop is booked for 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

files from David Murphy