Last Friday, the Alexandria Glens wrapped up their home-ice regular-season schedule with a win over the Whitewater Kings. We have the story, along with a playoff preview, in The Glengarry News this week.
With a 2-0 road win last night in Athens, the Alexandria junior 'B' Glens extended their win streak to six games, as the team is scheduled to host the Whitewater Kings tonight, Feb. 23, at the Glengarry Sports Palace. Opening puck drop is set for 8 p.m.
This is the final weekend of the regular season in the CCHL2. The Glens are booked to have one last road game on Sunday night in Arnprior before they look towards what they hope will be a lengthy playoff run.
As we reported in The Glengarry News' Feb. 21 issue, the Glens are in the driver's seat when it comes to avoiding having to play a wildcard game, maintaining a one-point lead for this place in the division standings, ahead of the Ottawa West Golden Knights, who have just one game remaining.
For more CCHL2 and Glens news, be sure to check out this week's newspaper.
Last Sunday, Alexandria saw the annual Polar Bear Dip take place on the frozen Mill Pond, and we have the story and photos in The News this week.
Deputy-mayor Jamie MacDonald shares this video:
Polar Bear Dip #6 dome. Awesome day!! Synchronized Jumping....not. Great fundraiser for the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame!! pic.twitter.com/o8FNiwZiWi— Jamie MacDonald (@deputymayor_ng) February 18, 2018
On Sunday, Feb. 18, Alexandria's Mill Pond will host a pair of events: the Beaver Swamp Hockey Tournament (which supports raises funds to help local youngsters participate in minor hockey) and the Polar Bear Dip (which supports the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame).
This week's edition of The Glengarry News features details on the dip, including a list of registered participants to date. Start time is set for 2 p.m. sharp.
For the Beaver Swamp tourney, this location is a new one this year. Games are scheduled to run throughout the day, beginning at 8 a.m., with play taking place on a pair of "rinks." Championship games will likely hit the ice by mid to late afternoon.
Organizer Richard Bellefeuille tells The News that the ice is looking good and he's hoping that Mother Nature will co-operate on Sunday.
The county's junior 'B' hockey teams, as well as those across the league, are facing the home stretch of their season, with just a handle of games remaining to be played.
We have a story in The Glengarry News this week about the recent disruptions that Mother Nature has caused to scheduled games.
The final round of this season's Battle of Glengarry is scheduled for tonight, Feb. 13, in Williamstown, where the Alexandria Glens and host Char-Lan Rebels will square off. After the Glens won the series opener, the Rebels have prevailed in the last two matches between the clubs. Set time is set for 8 p.m.
Here's a complete schedule of remaining contests for the Glens and Rebels.
Curling clubs in Alexandria and Maxville will be abuzz this weekend with bonspiel action.
On Saturday, Feb. 10, the Alexandria Curling Club will host its inaugural Beginners' Bonspiel, with matches scheduled to run throughout the day, culminating with evening entertainment.
On Sunday, the Glengarry Curling Club in Maxville will entertain curlers from the RCMP club in the Quebec Challenge Cup. The play is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.