Sports in the Glens
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A group of local hockey players representing the CCHL includes two county boys, David Poirier and Ben Dirven. The squad, billed as the Ottawa Capitals, is competing at the Junior Club Sirius World Cup, in Russia, this week.
Their first day there was Monday (Aug. 13), and you can read about the experience for the boys in the league's online blog here.
The all-star team, which draws players and staff from the area's junior 'A' league, was invited by Hockey Canada to represent the county in this competition.
As we reported in the Aug. 1 edition of The Glengarry News, the 2018 season of Glengarry Minor Baseball has come to a close. Photo galleries from the summer can be found online here.
Here are the four winning teams.
This week's edition of The Glengarry News includes a photo of Joey Ladouceur and details of his win in the Modified class, his first-ever in this division.
Modified feature results (30 laps): JOEY LADOUCEUR, BRIAN MCDONALD, KAYLE ROBIDOUX, COREY WHEELER, KEVIN HAMEL, LOUIE JACKSON, STEVE MORRIS, TYLER GIVOGUE, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, KYLE DINGWALL, MICHAEL MARESCA, LEE LADOUCEUR, MARC THERRIEN, KEVIN POITRAS, CHRIS RAABE, MARIO CLAIR, TIM FULLER.
Sportsman feature results (25 laps): JUSTIN LALANCETTE, ADAM ROZON, BILLY COOK, ZACH ARQUIETT, TRISTAN DRAPER, SHANE PECORE, DEVIN WILLIS, JUSTIN DESROSIERS, BOB RAY, KURTIS CAYER, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, JASON ROSE, THOMAS COOK, BRENT KELSEY, RICKY THOMPSON, JUNIOR DELORMIER, DELBERT LEGROW, CHRIS FERGUSON.
Mini-Stock feature results (15 laps): YANIK POTVIN, KARL POTVIN (DQ), FRANCIS DESJARDINS, JUSTIN JODOIN, CHRIS JAMES, DOMENICK MERKLEY, MARC DAGENAIS, COREY GATES, ALEXIS CHARBONNEAU, SKYLAR LADOUCEUR, TYLER FRENCH, DYLAN KIRKLAND, J-C BOUCHARD, MIKE GAUCHER.
Northeast Late Model Alliance top 5 (35 laps): CHARLIE SANDERCOCK, KYLE SOPAZ, DALE CASWELL, JOHN PINSONNEAULT, SAM PENNACHIO.
Lightning Sprints top 5 (25 laps): JORDAN POIRIER, ERIC SUNDBORG, YANIK POIRIER, XAVIER LAUZON, STEPHANE ST-LAURENT.
Two county boys are part of the CCHL Ottawa Capitals hockey team which is competing at a tournament in Russia. Here's a little video of the squad getting in its first practice session. Look for coverage in The Glengarry News.
Rise and shine we have hit the ice here at the Soviet Wings Sports Palace in Moscow, RU. Exhibition Game tomorrow afternoon Vs MHC Krylya Sovetov. pic.twitter.com/KUlXf6Auy4— CCHL (@TheCCHL) August 13, 2018
Sunday morning in Williamstown, the 40th running of the Great Raisin River Footrace took place in Williamstown, and we have coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News. A photo gallery is also available here.
Here's a little video action of the start of one of the races.
The Glengarry Golf and Country Club held its annual junior tournament last weekend, and a photo gallery is available here. For more details, be sure to check out the Aug. 15 issue of The Glengarry News.
On Saturday, Aug. 11, the Glengarry Soccer League held a U8 fun day in Alexandria, marking the end of the season for the young boys and girls. A photo gallery can be viewed here.
Last week in Lancaster, the Glengarry Hearts U12 boys soccer team hosted Ottawa City Blue in ERSL regular-season play. At this level, the boys play for fun and development, with no scores, standings, or statistics kept.
Check out our photo gallery here.
The 40th annual Great Raisin River Footrace is in the books, with a local man handily topping the 11 km field, as Green Valley's Jacob Cameron won by six minutes. The first-place female was Leah Kyte.
In the 5 km race, Alexandria's Matthew Houlzet won by a nine-second margin. Michelle Gordon placed first amongst the women.
We will have full coverage, photos, and more results in the next edition of The Glengarry News.
On Friday night, the soccer season came to an end for Dunvegan's senior men's squad, with a 5-1 loss to the powerhouse team from Vankleek Hill, which has now earned a berth in the GSL championship finals.
The other semifinal series has Greenfield leading McCrimmon one game to none, with the second match booked for Sunday night in Greenfield.
Be sure to check out The Glengarry News for the full story.
Photos from the July 31 Glengarry Soccer League senior women's semifinal match between Laggan and Char-Lan FC can now be viewed in our online gallery here.
Updating our story in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, the senior men's soccer teams from Vankleek Hill and Greenfield drew first blood in their respective semifinal series, beating Dunvegan (8-0) and McCrimmon (3-1).
Game two of the Dunvegan-VKH series goes Friday night Dunvegan, while the other series will see its second contest on Sunday night in Greenfield. Both are 8:30 p.m. starts.
The 2018 Glengarry Soccer League's senior women's division championship will be decided in a three-game series between Dunvegan and Laggan.
Both teams wrapped up their respective semifinal series earlier this week. Dunvegan dispatched Glen Sandfield, and Laggan outgunned Char-Lan FC. It's worth noting that both Dunvegan and Laggan held their opponents off the scoresheet in sweeping the semis two games to none.
The title series will kick off next Tuesday, in Dunvegan.
For more GSL coverage, be sure to check out The Glengarry News.
The Cornwall Colts of the CCHL have traded for 18-year-old defenceman Evan Huntley, sending a player development fee in return to the Navan Grads.
The Long Sault native is listed at 6 ft. 1 in., 190 lb. He played nine games with the Grads last season and 47 contests with the Char-Lan Rebels junior 'B' team.
"We’re looking to be deeper with talent on defence, and Evan fits the bill," says Colts head coach Ian MacInnis.
The Cornwall Colts training camp is scheduled to begin Monday, August 20, at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall Civic Complex.
Regular-season play begins at the league-wide showcase, in Kanata, on Saturday, September 1.
Cornwall's home opener is slated for Thursday, September 6, at 7:30 p.m.
– with files from David Murphy