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Gaels, Falcons bow out of girls basketball EOSSAA

sean Nov 16, 2018 - 7:10pm

The Glengarry Gaels senior girls 'A' basketball team bowed out of EOSSAA, after two losses on day one action Thursday. The Holy Trinity Falcons suffered the same fate at the 'AA' tournament. 

We will have details in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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Members of the Holy Trinity girls team at EOSSAA (submitted photo)

Two Glengarry teams head to EOSSAA

sean Nov 13, 2018 - 7:33pm

Glengarry District High School is sending two teams to compete at EOSSAA tournaments this week, as the senior boys volleyball squad and senior girls basketball team won the respective SD&G championships.

All the details can be found in the Nov. 14 issue of The Glengarry News.

We also have photo galleries online here.

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Glengarry drives the hoop in SD&G senior girls basketball playoff action. (Sean Bray photo)

Junior A Colts clip Pembroke in Thursday night CCHL action

sean Nov 9, 2018 - 3:29pm

Tristan Poissant’s two goals led the Colts to a 3-2 victory over Pembroke, at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night.

The Colts have won four of their last five games, improving to 10-11-3-0, for 23 points and are tied for 7th in the CCHL standings.

Justin McRae also scored for the Colts, with Mike Carr making 32 saves to earn the victory. The Colts outshot the Lumber Kings 40-34.

Three stars were first Tristan Poissant (COR), second Mike Carr (COR), and third Darian McTavish (PEM). Cornwall's Hardest Working Player of the Game was Mike Carr.

The Colts' next game is today, Nov. 9, in Rockland. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The team will be back on home ice next Thursday, Nov. 15, to host the Kanata Lasers, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall.

with files from David Murphy

Glengarry girls capture senior A basketball title, Holy Trinity girls take AA crown

sean Nov 9, 2018 - 1:40pm

On Thursday at Tagwi, the Glengarry DHS senior girls basketball team captured the SDGAA league 'A' playoff title in a hard-fought contest with the host Warriors, while a day earlier, Holy Trinity's seniors nabbed the 'AA' crown over Catholic rival St. Joseph's.

We will have coverage and photos in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.

High school girls basketball titles to be decided Thursday

sean Nov 7, 2018 - 8:13pm

The SDGAA 'A' division senior and junior girls champions will be decided Thursday, Nov. 7, on two fronts.

The action is scheduled to tip off at Tagwi SS, at 8:30 a.m., with a junior girls semifinal game between Glengarry and Char-Lan. The other junior semi will take place at 10 a.m., at North Dundas, where the host Devils will take on St. Lawrence. The junior girls final is set for a 12:30 p.m. start, to be hosted by North Dundas.

Tagwi gets the senior semifinals. At 10 a.m., it will be Char-Lan versus Glengarry, followed by the Warriors against North Dundas. The senior 'A' final is booked for a 2 p.m. start.

During the regular season, Tagwi's seniors placed first with 16 points, while North Dundas was best amongst junior squads with 14 points.

Vrbetic backstops Team Canada Black win in U17 hockey

sean Nov 6, 2018 - 5:08pm

Dunvegan's Joe Vrbetic made 27 saves against the USA to backstop Team Canada Black to a 5-4 victory this afternoon at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in New Brunswick.

The result completes the team's round-robin action with 1 regulation-time win, 1 overtime win, and 1 overtime loss, for six points.

This was Vrbetic's second game at the tournament. He was also between the pipes on Sunday, when his team fell 5-4 in overtime to Team Canada White. On Monday, with Garin Bjorklund in goal, Team Canada Black won in overtime, 3-2, over the Czech Republic.

For more, including a photo of Vrbetic in action, check out the Nov. 7 edition of The Glengarry News.