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HOCKEY STATS | JUNIOR B HOCKEY CARDS | THE GLENGARRY NEWS HOCKEY CUP


Registration open for Senior Games alpine skiing competition

sean Feb 13, 2018 - 5:31pm

OSGA 55+ District 8 announces its Alpine Ski Competition, to be held Sunday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. Registration is scheduled for 8 a.m.

The event is open to all senior residents of SD&G, Prescott- Russell, and Akwesasne, aged 55 years and older.

Categories of entry are as follows: Women 55+, 65+, 75+, and Men 55+, 65+, 75+.

Cost of participation is the OSGA55+ annual registration fee of $15 (which allows participation in all 2018 events) and the ski lift ticket.

To enter, contact Graham Vickers before Feb. 18, at grahamvickers58@yahoo.ca or 613-525-1943.

Senior Games Nordic skiing set for Thursday at Summerstown Trails

sean Feb 13, 2018 - 5:28pm

OSGA 55+ District 8 will hold its Nordic Ski Competition on Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Summerstown Trails,

The event is open to all SD&G, Prescott-Russell, and Akwesasne seniors aged 55 years and older.

Registration on-site will take place at 9 a.m.

To sign up, please contact Stanley Fraser at stanleyianfraser@yahoo.ca or 613-525-3777.

Mill Pond to welcome Beaver Swamp Hockey Tournament, Polar Bear Dip this weekend

sean Feb 13, 2018 - 4:18pm

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.

Mill Pond, winter 2016
Mill Pond as seen in this winter 2016 photo of Family Day activities. (staff photo)

Latest photo galleries showcase high school sports, curling, snowshoeing, hockey

sean Feb 13, 2018 - 3:53pm

Numerous new galleries of sports images have been added to our photos page, which is available here. Please enjoy browsing the shots, and if you see something you like, remember high-quality copies can be ordered from our office by contacting us.

Here's a list of the latest additions to our website:

  • high school girls volleyball
  • Dion snowshoe racing at the Summerstown Forest
  • CCHL2 Alexandria Glens hockey
  • UCMHL peewee rep hockey (Glens vs. Rebels)
  • senior men's curling in Lancaster
  • beginners bonspiel in Alexandria
  • high school boys hockey in Williamstown
curling couple
This couple, from Ireland, joined in the fun at last weekend's beginners bonspiel, in Alexandria. (Sean Bray photo)

CCHL2 schedule enters home stretch for Glens, Rebels

sean Feb 13, 2018 - 1:53pm

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.

schedule

High school boys basketball playoffs set for Tuesday in Cornwall

sean Feb 12, 2018 - 6:57pm

Cornwall's St. Lawrence High School will host a day of boys basketball playoff action for 'A' division teams on Tuesday, Feb. 13, starting at 9 a.m.

The opening match will have Char-Lan's fourth-ranked junior team taking on the host Saints. At 10:30 a.m., the other junior semifinal, featuring third-seeded Tagwi and second-ranked Glengarry, will hit the hardwood.

Then it's on to the senior semis.

First up, at noon, La Citadelle (fourth seed) will take on St. Lawrence (first), and at 1:30 p.m., Glengarry (third) will play Tagwi (second).

The junior championship game is slated for a 3 p.m. start, followed by the senior title tilt at 4:30 p.m.

Alexandria peewees take Battle of Glengarry on home ice

sean Feb 10, 2018 - 7:14pm

The Alexandria peewee 'B' Glens rep hockey team prevailed over league-leading Char-Lan today at the Glengarry Sports Palace. We will have the story in the next edition of The Glengarry News, along with an online photo gallery.

peewee hockey action
Peewee Glens and Rebels battle on the Alexandria ice. (Sean Bray photo)

High school girls volleyball season wraps up, playoffs set for next week

sean Feb 9, 2018 - 6:23pm

The high school girls volleyball season wrapped up today at Tagwi, where the host Warriors senior team played to split results. The ladies fell in straight sets to St. Joseph's but prevailed in two sets over Char-Lan.

volleyball action
Tagwi's senior girls tangle with St. Joseph's. (Sean Bray photo)

CCHL Raiders upset Colts 2-1 in Cornwall

sean Feb 9, 2018 - 11:27am

Brennan Markell’s third-period, short-handed goal was all the offence the Colts could muster in a 2-1 loss to Nepean Thursday night at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall.

The Raiders outshot the Colts 32-28, with Michael Carr making 30 saves in the loss. Cornwall's record falls to 26-21-4-2 (58 points) for sixth place in the CCHL standings.

The Hardest Working Colts Player of the game was Konnor MacCormick. Three Stars were first Alexander Bourhas (NEP), second Joey Laird (NEP), and third Brennan Markell (COR).

The Colts have a week off before hosting the Brockville Braves next Thursday, at 7:30 p.m.

files from David Murphy

Curling events coming to Alexandria, Maxville this weekend

sean Feb 8, 2018 - 8:23pm

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.

Friday night Glens game to celebrate minor hockey

sean Feb 8, 2018 - 8:16pm

On Friday, Feb. 9, the Alexandria Glens will hold a special minor hockey evening as part of their junior 'B' hockey game that night with the Ottawa West Golden Knights.

As we reported in The Glengarry News last week (Jan. 31 edition), the Alexandria peewee 'C' Glens will take on EPR Fusion from Hawkesbury, prior to the CCHL2 contest, starting at approximately 6:30 p.m. The junior 'B' game will follow at the Glens' traditional 8 p.m. start time.

All minor hockey players, wearing their jerseys and accompanied by a paying adult, will be admitted to the evening at no charge.

To get the full story on all things Glengarry, each week be sure to check out The Glengarry News, available by subscription online or in traditional print format.