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Local football coach joins youth camp in Ottawa featuring NFL pros

sean Jun 19, 2018 - 12:19pm

The county's Alex Labonte, a coach with the OFC Cornwall Wildcats, returned last Saturday to his university stomping grounds in Ottawa as one of the sponsors and organizers of a youth football camp that featured a trio of professional players from the NFL.

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Alex Labonte, left, with NFL pro Marshawn Lynch. (submitted photo)

Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame to mark 40 years of honouring county athletes

sean Jun 19, 2018 - 12:12pm

In August, the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame will celebrate 40 years of recognizing the county's athletes and teams. This week's edition of The Glengarry News features the first of five biographies of this year's inductees.

Tickets for the Aug. 15 dinner and ceremony at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria go on sale this weekend, available from all board members, as well as from Auld Kirktown, Loiselle Sports Plus, and the Hall in Maxville. Cost is $40. After Aug. 9, the cost will be $50.

Call Rodney at 613-936-6213 to reserve tables.

3-on-3 basketball tourney planned for Canada Day in Alexandria

sean Jun 19, 2018 - 11:59am

A new basketball court is coming to Alexandria's Island Park, and the township is planning to christen it with a Canada Day 3-on-3 tournament.

The July 1 event will run from 4 to 8 p.m., with the following boys and girls divisions: U13, U16, and open (any age). Entry is $20 per team, and the deadline to sign up is June 29.

For more information, send an e-mail to Brian Caddell at briancaddell@northglengarry.ca

Provincial Little League Baseball is coming to Cornwall July 3

sean Jun 13, 2018 - 9:42am

The Seaway City will be hosting the provincial Little League baseball tournament, senior division for kids ages 15 and 16, starting July 3.

In addition to the local entrant, the event, at Legion Field in Cornwall, will feature four teams from out-of-town. The tourney is being put on by Cornwall District Minor Baseball.

The local team (Cornwall Black Sox) has round-robin games scheduled for July 4 at 5 p.m., July 5 at 1 p.m., July 6 at 1 p.m., and July 7 at 5 p.m. Playoffs are scheduled for July 8 and 9.

Minor football semifinal Sunday playoff schedule

sean Jun 13, 2018 - 9:34am

The minor football playoff scheduled for Sunday, June 17, at Cornwall's Joe St. Denis Field was released this morning. 

TYKE 9 am – Cornwall 2 vs Cornwall 3
TYKE 10:30 am – Cornwall 1 vs Gaels

MOSQUITO 12 pm – Cornwall 3 vs Cornwall 2
MOSQUITO 1:30 pm – Cornwall 1 vs Gaels
*losing teams will be playing at the Maxville Fair on Friday, June 22.

PEEWEE 3 pm – Cornwall 2 vs Gaels
PEEWEE 4:30 pm – Cornwall 3 vs Cornwall 1
*losing teams will be playing at the Maxville Fair on Friday, June 22.

BANTAM 6 pm – Cornwall 1 vs Cornwall 2
*Gaels as the first-place team have a bye for the championship game.

For more football news, be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News. We also have a photo gallery from a recent Gaels tyke game online here.

New photo galleries: tyke Gaels football, Legault soccer tourney

sean Jun 12, 2018 - 1:05pm

Our latest photo gallery additions include images from June 6 tyke Glengarry Gaels football and the 2018 edition of the Marc Legault Soccer Tournament.

You can check out these photos, and more, online here. Remember, reprints are available for purchase and make a terrific gift.

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Soccer action at the Marc Legault tourney. (Sean Bray photo)