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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.

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.

Char-Lan Rebels back on home ice in Williamstown tonight to host 10-0 Canadians

sean Oct 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

The CCHL2's only unbeaten team, the Ottawa Jr. Canadians (10-0-0-0) will travel to Williamstown tonight, to take on the Char-Lan Rebels (5-2-1-1).

The Rebs are coming off a 9-6 loss last night in Renfrew. It was just the second regulation-time defeat this season, in nine games.

It's cross-country running season for local student-athletes

sean Oct 12, 2018 - 1:37pm

The cross-country running season is underway for local elementary and high school student-athletes. This week's edition of The Glengarry News includes results from the recent Turkey Trot.

We will have results from the Iona Academy meet in The News next week.

Today, Oct. 12, there's a run in Winchester (Grade 7 through 12), and on Oct. 17, Winchester will be the site of the SD&G high school championships.

GDHS intermediate (Grade 7 & 8) runners participated in an Oct. 10 event at Gray's Creek, with three Gaels capturing first-place honours. See next week's edition of The News for details. Here's a photo of the team, courtesy of Shana Thomas Lajoie.

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Junior B Glens continue road trip

sean Oct 11, 2018 - 8:26pm

In game two of their five-game road trip, the Alexandria Glens of the CCHL2 on Tuesday suffered a 10-2 loss to the unbeaten Ottawa, Jr. Canadians. 

Next home action is set for Oct. 21.

In between, the Glens have games in Richmond, Casselman, and Cobden (Whitewater).

For more, check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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Shayne Dickie scored for the Glens, in their last home game, a 4-2 win against Embrun. (Steven Warburton photo)

To get the full story on all things Glengarry, each week be sure to check out The Glengarry News, available by subscription online or in traditional print format.