Alexandria hosted the Eastern Ontario broomball regionals last weekend. A photo gallery from two of the games can be viewed online here.
Sports in the Glens
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Check out game images from the Feb. 23 CCHL2 hockey game in Williamstown, where the Char-Lan Rebels took on the Athens Aeros to close out the regular season.
The story can be found in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
A photo gallery from the Feb. 19 Glengarry Soccer League match between the Dunvegan and Alexandria senior women's teams can be viewed here online. For the story, check out this week's issue of The Glengarry News.
The CCHL2 hockey wildcard playoff series between county rivals the Alexandria Glens and the Char-Lan Rebels begins tonight, Feb. 26, at the Glengarry Sports Palace, with the opening puck drop set for 8:30 p.m.
For the complete story and your playoff primer, be sure to check out the Feb. 27 issue of The Glengarry News.
Here are the league's playoff brackets.
The Feb. 26-27 EOSSAA curling tournament, taking place in Carleton Place, can be watched live online here.
Glengarry DHS has two teams competing. The mixed rink won SD&G silver, while the boys team snagged silver. For all the details, check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
The Maxville-based Roadrunners senior 'A' women's hockey team concluded its NCWHL regular season last weekend on home ice, with a 1-1 tie to the first place Ottawa Storm.
Tammy MacSweyn, of the Roadrunners, says her team's goaltender, "Melissa Holterman, stood on her head to let us get out of there with the tie." Jenn Ware had the lone goal, assisted by Julie Curtis.
Playoff action is up next, with the Roadrunners getting home games March 3 at 6:30 p.m. versus the Ottawa Storm and March 17 against Smiths Falls, also at 6:30 p.m. Road playoff games are booked for March 21 at the Akwesasne Wild and March 22 at the Goulbourn Rockets.
Green Valley's Remi Elie is on a recent tear with the AHL Rochester Americans. Heading into this week, the 23-year-old has recorded 7 points in 9 games.
He was recently profiled on the Amerks website. You can read the full article, 'Elie embracing fresh start with Amerks,' here.
Here he is scoring in a Feb. 22 game.
There will be Glengarry county boys on both teams tomorrow night, when the U18 Hawkesbury Hawks host OHA Gold, at 7 p.m.
For the Hawks, there are forward #16 Todd McBain and defenceman #46 Felix Sauve.
On the OHA roster are forwards #13 Riley MacDonald and #44 Innes Thompson, as well as defenceman #6 John Richer.
It's the last game of regular-season play Hawkesbury, which sits third in the Yzerman Division. OHA Gold is third in the Academy pool.
Playoffs run through the month of March.
The annual Bishop Cup Catholic high school hockey rivalry game between Holy Trinity and St. Joseph's is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Cornwall Civic Complex, starting at 6:30 p.m.
This is a charity contest where supporters of the Falcons and Panthers are encouraged to come out in school colours, ready to cheer.
Martintown's Brennan Seguin earned an OUA bronze medal in pole vaulting, and we have the details in this week's issue of The Glengarry News. Here's a little video of his top jump.
SD&G high school league boys hockey playoffs are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Long Sault Arena.
Semifinal #1, at 9 a.m., will feature St. Joseph's against la Citadelle, while the second semi, at 10:30 a.m., will have Char-Lan skating against North Dundas.
The championship game is booked for a 1 p.m. opening puck drop.
For more coverage, be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
The second annual Alexandria Washer Tournament, in support of the Glengarry Memorial Hospital Foundation, will take place Saturday, Feb. 23, at the dome, running from 11 a.m. through approximately 6 p.m. Munchies and a cash bar will be available, and there's also a supper available.
Team/player registration will start at 10:30 a.m.
For the uninitiated, a washer tournament is a ring-tossing competition. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded.