The Glengarry News


National broomball gold for le Relais athlete

sean Apr 16, 2019 - 12:27pm

Le Relais' Josée Lauzon, as a member of the Vipers, won gold at the Canadian broomball championships.

Medals up for grabs this afternoon at broomball nationals in Cornwall

sean Apr 13, 2019 - 12:53pm

The Canadian broomball championships conclude this afternoon in Cornwall, with a trio of gold-medal games.

First up, at 2 p.m., Broom-Shak Becancour (the 2018 winner) will take on the Hillbillies in the mixed division championship match.

At 3:10 p.m., the elite ladies class takes over the ice, as the defending champion Eastern Rebels tangle with the Vipers.

That will be followed at 4:20 p.m. by the elite men's final, where Ottawa Nationals (winners last year) battle the Patriotes.

All the action takes place on rink one, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex.

Broomball nationals taking place this week in Cornwall

sean Apr 11, 2019 - 1:39pm

The senior and mixed Canadian broomball championships are taking place this week at Cornwall's multi-sport complex, with three divisions – elite ladies, elite men's, and mixed – on the ice.

Round-robin action continues through Friday morning, followed by playoffs that continue into Saturday.

There are local connections to a number of teams, including the national defending champion Eastern Rebels (elite ladies division), who are currently 3-0 at the tournament, heading into game four set for a 4:10 p.m. start.

For the full schedule, check out this web page.

Youth broomball tournament takes over Finch arena this weekend

sean Jan 11, 2019 - 4:07pm

The annual Finch Youth Broomball Tournament is taking place this weekend, with the action getting underway tonight, Jan. 11, at 6 p.m. Games continue on Saturday, from 8 a.m. through 6:45 p.m., and then on Sunday, from 9 a.m. through 2:15 p.m.

The play includes athletes ranging in ages from 3 to 15.

Also this year, three elite men's teams – Lacombe's, the Ballbroomers, and the Ottawa Nationals – will showcase their skills in a trio of games.