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39th annual Great Raisin River Foot Race set for Aug. 13

sean Jul 4, 2017 - 11:10am

It's time to start planning for the 39th annual Great Raisin River Foot Race, a highlight of the local running calendar. Once again, the event will be held on the Sunday of Williamstown Fair weekend, starting and finishing from the Sir John Johnson Manor House.

The early-bird entry rate is available until July 14. Fees are $20 for the 11 km race and $15 for the 5 km event. 

Medals are presented to the top five in each age category.

There's also a kids fun run of 150 m. Entry is free, and there are treats for the youngsters afterwards.

More information and registration can be found online here

CCHL Colts active on the trade front

sean Jul 3, 2017 - 3:30pm

The Cornwall Colts have traded forward Nick Lalonde to the Ottawa Jr. Senators, in exchange for Cameron Hebert, Zachary Cross, and a player development fee.

Hebert, from St Andrews West is an 18-year-old forward who scored 10 goals and 12 assists, for 22 points in 54 games with the Cumberland Grads last season. Hebert’s rights had been traded to the Jr. Senators earlier this past week.

Cross, from Ottawa, is a 19-year-old forward who scored 12 goals with 20 assists, for 32 points in 57 games with the Jr. Senators last season.

Lalonde led the Colts in scoring in 2016-17, with 32 goals, 41 assists, and 73 points, in 55 games. Over his career in Cornwall, he racked up 65 goals and 80 assists for 145 points, in 163 games through three seasons.

"I'd like to thank the Colts for giving a16-year-oldd an opportunity three seasons ago," reflected Lalonde. "That being said, I'm excited to join the Jr. Senators to wrap up my CCHL career."

Lalonde has committed to Robert Morris University near Pittsburgh for the 2018-19 season.

The Jr. Senators will host the 2018 Fred Page Cup Eastern Canadian Jr. 'A' Championship.

with files from David Murphy


New photo gallery: ERSL U15 girls soccer, Glengarry vs Ottawa

sean Jun 30, 2017 - 6:26pm

The Glengarry Hearts U15 girls soccer team hosted a team from Ottawa in ERSL action this week, and we will have the story for you in the July 5 edition of The Glengarry News.

A photo gallery of the action is available online here.

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The U15 girls Glengarry Hearts, in white, host a team from Ottawa in ERSL action. (Sean Bray photo)

Video clip: Barillaro sets up goal for Ogden Mustangs

sean Jun 30, 2017 - 5:54pm

Here's a little video clip showing Alexandria's Brandon Barillaro in action with the Ogden Mustangs. Be sure to check out the next edition of The Glengarry News for a story about what's next in his hockey career.

Minor soccer results from GSL for week of June 19

sean Jun 28, 2017 - 4:28pm

U12 girls
North Lancaster 3 vs. Char-Lan 2
Maxville 1 vs. Alexandria 0
North Lancaster 2 vs. Laggan 2 

U12 boys
North Lancaster 5 vs. Alexandria Hooligans 1
Maxville 5 vs. Alexandria Vipers 0
North Lancaster 8 vs. Laggan 2 

U14 girls
Vankleek Hill 5 vs. North Glengarry 0

U14 boys
Char-Lan 4 vs. Vankleek Hill 3
Dunvegan 7 vs. Char-Lan 2
Maxville Celtics 8 vs. Vankleek Hill 1

U16 girls
North Glengarry 5 vs. Maxville 0

U18 boys
Laggan 2 vs. Char-Lan 1
Glen Sandfield 3 vs. Alexandria 0

U19 girls
Glen Sandfield 3 vs. Vankleek Hill 0 
Char-Lan 5 vs. Maxville 3 

results provided to The News by the Glengarry Soccer League


GSL senior men's, senior women's, tier 2 men's results from last week

sean Jun 28, 2017 - 4:22pm

Results from senior and tier 2 play last week in the Glengarry Soccer League weren't received in time for publication in the print edition of the newspaper this week. Our apologies to readers. But here they are.

Senior women

  • Laggan 14 vs. Greenfield 0
  • Glen Nevis 6 vs. Glen Sandfield 1
  • Char-Lan FC 10 vs. Vankleek Hill 0

Senior men

  • Greenfield 4 vs. McCrimmon 2
  • Glen Sandfield 4 vs. Drillers 0 

Tier 2 men

  • McCrimmon 1 vs. Glen Nevis 1
  • Celtics 2 vs. Glen Nevis 2

Double-header of minor football finals in Alexandria today sees Gaels split

sean Jun 25, 2017 - 7:08pm

Alexandria hosted a pair of minor football finals today, with the Glengarry tykes and bantams entertaining respective squads from Cornwall. We will have the full story and photos in the next edition of The Glengarry News.

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Glengarry's tyke football team had something to celebrate this morning. (Sean Bray photo)

Racing at the Speedway rained out for Sunday night

sean Jun 25, 2017 - 3:41pm

Rain forces cancellation of Sunday night racing at the Cornwall Motor Speedway. It has been a really tough year so far, as promoter Raymond Lavergne once again was forced to cancel tonight’s program due to weather.

Heavy rain that started early in the afternoon, combined with thunderstorms, left no option for the track, with no racing possible for the second straight Sunday. Decisions will be made over the next few days concerning the rescheduling of the Cindy Ladouceur/Danny Lefebvre Memorial Series.

Race officials are hoping the weather will be good through July, with a have solid month of racing including five big events booked. Among these are the with Canadian Nationals Modified and the Ultimate Pro-Stock Series booked for next Sunday.

with files from Martin Bélanger


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.