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Series tied

publisher Mar 28, 2017 - 11:48pm

Maxville downed South Glengarry 5-1 Tuesday in Williamstown to even The Glengarry News Cup finals, forcing a winner-take-all match-up Friday, in Maxville.

South Glengarry entered Tuesday's contest, game six of the best-of-seven series, with a chance to clinch the trophy, coming off a win Sunday afternoon in Maxville.

Be sure to check this week's edition of The Glengarry News for all your News Cup details. We also have more on our dedicated webpage here. Note, our story published in the March 29 print edition of The News states that game seven will be played in Williamstown on Friday. That has in fact since been changed to Maxville. Start time is now set for 8pm.

Busy sports night on tap for March 28

sean Mar 28, 2017 - 1:08pm

There are two big sports events scheduled in the county tonight, with game six of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup set to hit the ice at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre in Williamstown, at 8pm.

South Glengarry will be looking to finish off the Maxville team, and with a win, will capture the trophy. Should Maxville prevail, the series will go to a seventh game.

For more details, please see this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

Also tonight, the second match in the Glengarry Soccer League's senior men's finals will go at the dome in Alexandria, where Tartan will take on McCrimmon, at 8:30pm. Tartan, with a win, will take the title.

And if that weren't enough, Green Valley's Remi Elie will be skating in Montreal tonight, where the Habs are hosting Elie's Dallas Stars.


Junior A Colts drop puck on CCHL semis

sean Mar 28, 2017 - 12:51pm

The Cornwall Colts will drop the puck on their CCHL semifinal series against the Ottawa Jr. Senators on Thursday at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex). The Colts continue to have home-ice advantage, after finishing second overall,  four points ahead of the Jr. Senators.

The Colts beat Smiths Falls four games to one in their first-round match-up, while the Jr. Sens downed Brockville in five.

Here's Cornwall's semifinal schedule. Note, game five will be played at the multi-sport complex, rather than the Civic Complex.

Game 1 – Thur, Mar 30 at Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm
Game 2 – Sat, Apr 1 at Jim Durrell Rec Centre – 7:30pm
Game 3 – Tue, Apr 4 at Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm
Game 4 – Wed, Apr 5 at Jim Durrell Rec Centre – 7:30pm
Game 5 – Fri, Apr 7 at Pad 1 of the Cornwall multisport complex – 7:30pm (if necessary)
Game 6 – Sat, Apr 8 at Jim Durrell Rec Centre – 7:30pm  (if necessary)
Game 7 – Tue, Apr 11 at Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm (if necessary)

The other CCHL semifinal series has Carleton Place (1) facing off with Kemptville (5).

with files from David Murphy

Midget boys (high school) basketball playoffs booked for Tuesday

sean Mar 27, 2017 - 6:04pm

A one-day final tournament for midget boys basketball teams will be hosted March 28 by Char-Lan DHS.

The host squad is booked to play at 10am versus La Citadelle, with GDHS and St. Joseph's playing at 11am.

Then the playoffs go, beginning at noon, with the top seed vs fourth-place, followed an hour later by the other semifinal. A consolation final will be played at 2pm, with the championshop match at 3pm.

Standings entering the event: St. Joseph's (2-0), Char-Lan (1-1), GDHS (1-1), La Citadelle (0-2).

Char-Lan skating club showcase set for tonight in Williamstown

sean Mar 27, 2017 - 6:01pm

This year's showcase, with the theme Canada 150, will see members of the Char-Lan Skating Club take to the Williamstown ice tonight, starting at 6pm. The event had been scheduled for earlier this month, but was postponed due to bad weather.

The Glengarry News will be covering the show and have photos in an upcoming edition of the newspaper, as well as online.

Warren does the trick for Nationals last night, team back in action Sunday

sean Mar 26, 2017 - 4:39pm

The Nationals bounced back with a valiant effort on Saturday night, a 5-2 come-from-behind win over the Danbury Titans at the Civic Complex.

Curtis Warren scored a hat trick to lead the Nationals to the victory in front of 612 spectators.  After a tough loss on home ice the night before, the Nationals took on a Titans team that, coming into action on Saturday night, sat 40 points ahead of them in the Federal Hockey League standings. But Josselin St. Pierre stood tall in goal for Cornwall on Saturday with a 50-save performance. 

Dalton Jay opened the scoring for the Titans, when he pounced on his own rebound to beat St. Pierre at 3:22 of the second period. But, Warren beat Danbury’s Bobby Bowden with a perfectly placed wrist shot below the trapper to level the score at 8:35 of the period. The Titans regained the lead when Craig Skudalski found a loose puck in the crease and beat St. Pierre for a power-play goal with 5:36 to play in the middle frame.

The Nationals fought back to tie the game once again just 1:05 into the third. Sylvester Bzdyl was stopped on a breakaway but JC Houde followed and pounced on the rebound to beat Bowden, who was down and out.

Cornwall took its first lead of the game seven minutes into the third with a highlight-reel goal from Storm Adams, who showed patience as he walked in and put a gorgeous deke on a hopeless Bowden. Then, Warren took over. He buried his second of the night, with 6:55 to play in the third, on a pretty pass from Adams. Moments later, with 4:41 to play, Warren walked in and went upstairs for his third of the evening.

The Nationals had a good look at Russian forward Vyacheslav Chegrintsev on Saturday night. The 20-year-old had 103 points and 134 penalty minutes in 37 games this season with the Tottenham Steam of the Greater Metro Hockey League. Chegrintsev threw a devastating hit on Danbury’s Matt Graham late in the second period.

Danbury outshot Cornwall 52-31. Warren (first), St. Pierre (second), and Adams were the announced stars.

Back in action Sunday night

The Nationals are back in action tonight, when the last-place St. Clair Shores Fighting Saints visit the Civic Complex.

Puck drops at 6 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults, $10 for seniors/students, and $5 for children under the age of 12. 

Nats fall on First Responders Night

Not even Cornwall’s finest first responders could save the Nationals on Friday night at the Civic Complex, as the Berlin River Drivers skated to an 8-2 victory over Cornwall in Federal Hockey League action in front of 657 fans. 

On the bright side and a look towards the future, a couple of youngsters were out to make solid first impressions on Friday night. Making their Nationals debuts were 20-year-old forward Chris Martin and 21-year-old defenceman Calvin Heffler.

The 6-foot-7, 230 lb. Martin suited up for Berlin and Port Huron earlier this season, collecting six points in eight games. Heffler is a 6-foot-2, 194 lb. defenceman from Ottawa.

The game was dedicated to First Responders, such as local police officers, firefighters, and paramedics, who were honoured in a special pre-game ceremony. Discovery Canada and Heavy Rescue 401 were also in attendance at the Civic Complex to feature Herb’s Towing for an upcoming episode.

with files from Rodney Wilson


News Cup moves to Maxville today for 4:30pm tilt

sean Mar 26, 2017 - 1:33pm

Last night in Williamstown, South Glengarry romped to a 10-1 victory over the Maxville team, drawing even in the finals of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup.

It was a spirited affair, featuring a pair of bouts, in addition to plenty of offence from the home side.

Today, at 4:30pm, the series continues in Maxville, with the teams now knotted at two games apiece in the best-of-seven series.

Youn can follow the series on our webpage here and each week in The Glengarry News.

GSL girls playoffs set for Sunday at the dome

sean Mar 25, 2017 - 10:24pm

Sunday, March 26 will see the Glengarry Soccer League hold its girls division playoffs (U12 and U15), at the dome in Alexandria.

Matches are scheduled to start on the hour, throughout the day, beginning at 8am.

The U12 girls will play in the morning, with their championship game at 11am.

The afternoon will see the turf taken over by U15 matches, the final of which is planned for a 4pm start.

CCHL Colts advance to second playoff round

sean Mar 24, 2017 - 4:25pm

The Cornwall junior 'A' Colts advance to the CCHL semifinals, after a 5-3 win over Smiths Falls Thursday night at the Ed Lumley Arena that saw the boys take the first-round series four games to one.

Brennan Markell scored twice to pace the Colts' offence. Dean Derouchie and Konnor MacCormick each had a goal and an assist. Grant Cooper scored into an empty net to seal the victory. Tristan Conrad and Sebastian Dirven each chipped in with two assists. 

Hunter Garlasco, Hayden Hart, and Kyle Dowdall scored for the Bears.

The Colts outshot the Bears 36-31, with Liam Lascelle backstopping the victory.

Three Stars of the Game were First Star Brennan Markell (COR), Second Star Dean Derouchie (COR), and Third Star Hunter Garlasco (SF).

The Colts must now wait to find out who they’ll play in the CCHL semifinal series.

Ottawa defeated Brockville 2-1 Thursday to win their series 4-1. Carleton Place leads Nepean three-games-to-one, while Kemptville and Hawkesbury are tied 2-2.

Regardless of their opponent, the Colts will begin the next round at home on Thursday, March 30.  Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall Civic Complex.

with files from David Murphy

Le Relais boys hockey team skating in tournament in Alexandria today

sean Mar 24, 2017 - 3:52pm

The boys hockey team from Le Relais is skating in Alexandria today at their pre-Franco tournament, their final action before heading off to compete at the provincial Francophone event, the Tournoi Franco-Ontarien.

We will have the story in The Glengarry News next week.

For a gallery of photos from one of today's games, please see this page

hockey action
Casselman and Le Relais skated against each other in a tournament today in Alexandria. (Sean Bray photo)

Tartan takes opener of GSL men's finals over McCrimmon

sean Mar 24, 2017 - 3:28pm

Last night at the dome in Alexandria, the Tartan Home Comfort senior men's team prevailed 5-1 over McCrimmon to win the opening match of the best-of-three Glengarry Soccer League finals.

Game two is scheduled for March 28, at 8:30pm. Should a third contest be needed, it will be played two days later, starting at 7:30pm.

The Glengarry News is your home for all things soccer in the county. Be sure to check out the sports pages each and every week. Updates are posted to our website.

Maxville takes the lead in News Cup final series

sean Mar 23, 2017 - 1:02pm

With back-to-back victories on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the Maxville team has built a two-games-to-one advantage Over South Glengarry, in the best-of-seven finals of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup.

The fourth match is set for Saturday evening in Williamstown, starting at 7:30pm.

For more, be sure to check out the dedicated News Cup webpage here.

Colts playoff series extended by loss to Bears

sean Mar 23, 2017 - 12:57pm

The Smiths Falls Bears built a 2-0 lead and went on the beat the Colts 3-2 in Smiths Falls on Tuesday night to stave off elimination in their opening-round CCHL playoff series.

The Bears victory means game 5 will be played Thursday night in Cornwall, at the Civic Complex. Game time is 7:30pm.

Scott Gervais, Nicolas Coates, and Cole Busschaert scored for the Bears.  Nick Lalonde and Grant Cooper each had a goal and an assist for the Colts.

Cornwall outshot Smiths Falls 37-27 with Liam Lascelle getting tagged with his first loss of the post-season.

Heading into the match, the Colts were poised for the sweep, having won the first three games, with county boys playing key roles in each.

files from David Murphy


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