Sports in the Glens
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Remi Elie is on the move, having been picked off waivers by the NHL Buffalo Sabres, yesterday. The Green Valley resident was drafted by the Dallas Stars and had been with the organization for the last three seasons, split between the AHL-affiliate Texas Stars and the big club.
Following the surprise development, Elie bid adieu to his teammates. We will have more coverage in The News next week.
The guys take a minute during practice to say their goodbyes to Remi Elie, who was claimed off waivers by the Sabres this morning. pic.twitter.com/ALMeaY1V4E— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) October 2, 2018
The Oct. 3 issue of The Glengarry News includes a feature story and photos from the 2018 edition of the CommUNITY Run, held in Alexandria last Saturday. The event saw hundreds take to the roads in town, running 1 km, 5 km, and 10 km courses.
Amongst the latest galleries of images posted to our website are photos from the Sept. 26 high school football game between the Glengarry Gaels and Holy Trinity Falcons, as well as the SD&G tennis championships which were held a day later in Alexandria.
Be sure to check out stories of these events and more in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
Last Friday night, the county's junior B hockey teams collided in this season's opening round of the Battle of Glengarry. Be sure to check out our story in the Oct. 3 edition of The Glengarry News. A photo gallery of the action can be viewed here.
Through three weeks of the 2018-19 CCHL2 campaign, the Char-Lan Rebels have amongst the better records league-wide, at 8 points, tied with the Casselman Vikings for second place in the Martin Division and third overall.
The Alexandria Glens have just four points and sit in the middle of the pack, with a 0.400 record.
With a 5-4 victory in Alexandria last night, the Char-Lan Rebels CCHL2 hockey team extended its points streak (and extended its winning streak to three games in the process) to five games to open the season.
Can the boys keep it going? Find out tonight in Williamstown, where the Rebs will be hosting the Perth Blue Wings, beginning at 8 p.m.
And for the full story on your county junior 'B' hockey clubs, be sure to check out The Glengarry News every week.
Tristan Poissant’s fourth goal of the season broke a 2-2 tied in the third period, and the Colts went on to a 6-3 victory over Ottawa, at the Ed Lumley Arena, Thursday night.
Six different players scored for the Colts, including Henry Bishop, Benjamin Dirven, Jacob Shankar, Jeremy Quesnel, and Connor Amsley. Tommy Tanner chipped in with three assists. Konnor MacCormick had two assists.
The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 41-34, with Michael Carr making 38 saves for the victory.
The Colts improve to 3-6-0-0 on the season and have won their last three home games.
The Hardest Working Player of the game was Benjamin Dirven. Three stars were first Star Tommy Tanner (COR), second Tristan Poissant (COR), and third Connor Smart (OTT).
Tonight, the boys are on the road in Smiths Falls. Game time is 7 p.m.
The Colts return home next Thursday, October 4 to host the Rockland Nationals, in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Cornwall Civic Complex.
– with files from David Murphy
Last Thursday night on home ice, the Cornwall Colts nabbed their second-straight victory, beating Navan 6-4.
The Colts scored three times in the first three minutes of the first period, en route to the win. Josh Barnes scored into an empty net with less than a minute to play to seal the victory. Barnes had two goals on the night. Konnor MacCormick and Justin McRae each had a goal and an assist. Tristan Poissant and Jeremy Quesnel also scored. Jacob Shankar chipped in with two assists.
The Grads outshot the Colts 36-31. Michael Carr stopped 22 of 23 shots in relief of starter Rico DiMatteo to earn the victory in goal.
Hardest Working Player honours went to Ethan Mulhearn. Three stars were first Konnor MacCormick (COR), second Justin McRae (COR), and third Jackson Arcan (NAV).
The next night, on the road in Brockville, the Colts were humbled 4-1. Jack Collins had the lone Cornwall tally, set up by Poissant and Tommy Tanner.
– with files from David Murphy
The Cornwall Prowlers senior 'A' hockey team will hit the ice twice this weekend in exhibition LHSAO action. Friday, Sept. 28 will see the squad playing in Maxville, at 8:30 p.m., versus Vaudreuil-Dorion. The same two teams will then go at it Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m., at Cornwall's multi-sport complex.
Last Sunday, the first-year team held a Blue-versus-White intra-squad contest, where Blue prevailed in overtime on a beautiful low blocker-side shot from Stevie Adams.
Blue team goals were scored by Adams (2), Brandon Gilmour (2), and Brian Landry. White team goals came from Dominic Leveille, Jonathan Labelle, Jesse Fontaine, and Pierre Luc Sabourin.
The puck drops on regular-season play Oct. 6 in Vaudreuil-Dorion.
Vankleek Hill claimed the Glengarry Soccer League's tier 2 championship last week. Photos from the action can be viewed in our online gallery here, and the story can be found in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
Both the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels had their home-opening hockey games last weekend, and we have details in the Sept. 26 issue of The Glengarry News. Photos from both contests can be viewed in our online galleries here.
The SD&G high school football season kicked off last week, and we have the details in the Sept. 26 issue of The Glengarry News.
Photo galleries from the games at both Holy Trinity and Glengarry DHS can be viewed online here.
Here's a little video, courtesy of Brian Stoneman, of the racing action from the Sept. 9 season-capping Enduro race at the Cornwall Motor Speedway. Results from the event can be viewed in this earlier post.
The 2018 season of SD&G high school football kicks off this week, and we have details for you in the Sept. 19 edition of The Glengarry News.
Among the teams getting ready are the Tagwi Warriors, who The News recently visited. A gallery of photos can be viewed online here.
This weekend marks the official start to the CCHL2 (junior 'B') hockey season, with the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels slated to skate into the league's opening-weekend showcase, in Arnprior.
Today, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m., the Rebs will take on the host Packers, and at 5 p.m., the Glens will play against the Brockville Tikis.
Tomorrow, Char-Lan gets a 5 p.m. contest with the Renfrew Timberwolves, while Alexandria skates at 1:30 p.m. versus the Whitewater Kings.
The action can be viewed online at HockeyTV (subscription required).
For more junior 'B' hockey news, be sure to check out The Glengarry News.