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New senior A hockey league looks towards first season, including team in Maxville

sean Jun 4, 2019 - 6:28pm

A new senior 'A' hockey league aims to ice teams across Ontario.

Led by the Cornwall Prowlers, who played last season in the LHSAO, the Eastern Ontario Senior A Hockey League has been formed, with plans to begin play this fall.

In addition to a team in Cornwall, squads are expected to be iced in Maxville (the Maniacs), Kinburn, Kingston, and Kanata. There's also interest in Vankleek Hill and Eganville.

Organizers are aiming for a six to eight-team league for the inaugural season.  A league meeting is scheduled for June 23, with a player showcase booked for August 10.

$35,000 in cancer drive

publisher May 1, 2019 - 11:22am

Thanks to the generosity of our community, the Canadian Cancer Society in SDG & Prescott Russell has raised over $35,000 in its April Daffodil Campaign.

“On any given day, more than 560 people will be diagnosed with cancer. That’s why we are always looking for new ways to prevent cancer, find it early and treat it more successfully. We know that fundraising enables change and we are grateful to our community for playing such a big part in advancing the cancer cause through their generosity," said Allison St-Jean, Community Fundraising Specialist.

Volunteers are gearing up for Relay For Life June 7 at the Maxville Fairgrounds. To sign up, visit www.relayforlife.ca/maxville or call 613-932-1283.

Maxville Fair youth football games to continue tradition

sean Mar 21, 2019 - 3:21pm

The 2019 season of spring league youth tackle football is around the corner, with the Glengarry Gaels and Cornwall Wildcats currently registering players for their slate of teams. For information on the Gaels, please see their advertisement in the March 20 issue of The Glengarry News.

It has been confirmed that the tradition of minor football games under the lights at the Maxville Fair will continue again this year. Participating teams will be confirmed closer to the date.

Roadrunners senior A women's hockey team finishes 2nd, advances to NCWHL playoffs

sean Feb 26, 2019 - 11:51am

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.

Photo gallery: midget B hockey at the Heartbreaker girls tournament

sean Feb 21, 2019 - 12:43pm

A photo gallery from the Heartbreaker girls hockey tournament game between the Glengarry Midget B Highlanders and the Ottawa Ice can be viewed here on our website.

We have details in this week's issue of The Glengarry News.

The action was part of the annual tournament that takes over rinks in Maxville and Alexandria. We will have more coverage in an upcoming edition of the newspaper.

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Midget B girls hockey action in Maxville. – Sean Bray photo

Girls hockey tournament continues today in Maxville, Alexandria

sean Feb 17, 2019 - 11:54am

The annual Heartbreakers girls hockey tournament, hosted by the Glengarry Girls Hockey Association, continues for its second day of action, on rinks in Maxville and Alexandria.

Among the championship match-ups already determined, Glengarry will take on Cornwall Blue in the novice house league final, at noon, at the Palace.

The atom 'B' final, also to be played in Alexandria, will feature Glengarry versus Clarence-Rockland, at 1 p.m.

As of this posting, teams for the other finals had yet to be confirmed. All will be played at the Glengarry Sports Palace: peewee 'C' at 5 p.m., bantam house league at 6 p.m., midget house league at 7 p.m., and midget 'B' at 8 p.m.