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Derouchie of the CCHL Cornwall Colts sets his university plans

sean May 13, 2017 - 10:02pm

Cornwall Colts forward Dean Derouchie has committed to Salem State University (Massachusetts), beginning in 2017-18.

Derouchie, 5’8, 190 lbs is a two-way winger who spent parts of five seasons in the CCHL. His time was split between the Gloucester Rangers and the Cornwall Colts, scoring 56 goals and 71 assists for 127 points during the regular season. He scored 4 goals and 8 assists in playoff action. The forward is a product of the Eastern Ontario Wild 'AAA' hockey system.

The Cornwall-born Derouchie will join the Salem State University Vikings who play in the NCAA Division III MASCAC Conference. 

– with files from David Murphy, photo courtesy

St. Joseph's sweeps regular-season boys soccer titles

sean May 12, 2017 - 4:21pm

Regular-season play in the SDGAA for 'AA' high school boys soccer teams wrapped up this week, with the St. Joseph's Panthers topping the table amongst senior and team squads.

In senior standings, St. Joseph's chalked up 9 points, with Holy Trinity second at 6, and CCVS third at 3. St. Lawrence was pointless.

The junior Panthers had 3 points, while the Falcons recorded none.

Here's the playoff schedule for Monday, May 15, with matches to be played at SJCSS.

  • 9:30am: senior semifinal SJCSS v SLSS
  • 11am: second senior semifinal HTCSS v CCVS
  • 12:30pm: junior championship final SJCSS v HTCSS
  • 2pm: senior championship final for semifinal winners

Char-Lan minor soccer set to kick off May 18

sean May 12, 2017 - 4:13pm

League play in the Char-Lan Minor Soccer Association is set to begin on Thursday, May 14 and run through July.

Coaches are contacting families with specific team details. Here's an overview:

  • U4's play at Char-Lan DHS at 6pm every week
  • U5's play at Char-Lan DHS at 6pm every week
  • U6's play at Char-Lan DHS at 6pm every week
  • U8's play at Char-Lan DHS each week. Start times vary between 6pm and 7pm.
  • U10's play at Williamstown PS at 7pm every week
  • U12's play at Williamstown PS at  6pm every week

The Glengarry News will publish results through the season.

Update: no minor football games to be played this weekend

sean May 12, 2017 - 4:07pm

As we indicated might be the case in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, the Gaels youth football club has confirmed that the league's second straight weekend has been postponed due to field conditions. 

According to club co-president Costa Zarifi, the tentative plan (and hope) is that league play will kick off on May 21, and the schedule will be then adjusted to give kids a "full season's worth of football."

The Glengarry Gaels have four spring league teams that play against squads based in Cornwall, so scheduling also relies on availability of fields in the Seaway City.


CPJHL Glengarry Highlanders are no more, relocate

sean May 12, 2017 - 3:55pm

After just one season playing in Maxville and Alexandria, the CPJHL Glengarry Highlanders are on the move, relocating to Smiths Falls and rebranding as the Settlers for the 2017-18 campaign.

Last year was the first for the privately-run league, with franchises throughout Ontario. The Highlanders and now the Settlers are owned by Frank and Michelle Morris, whose roots are in the county.

The team had a respectable inaugural season, going 23-19-1-5. 

The league itself is seeing plenty of change during this off-season, with other clubs relocating/rebranding, as well as some league expansion.


May 10 SD&G high school boys soccer results

sean May 12, 2017 - 3:26pm

Char-Lan DHS in Williamstown hosted senior and junior boys soccer matches, for SDGAA league play on May 10. Amongst the senior squads, both the Crusaders and Glengarry Gaels remain unbeaten.

Here are the results from the day:

Senior boys

  • Tagwi 1 (Will Manley) vs. North Dundas 0
  • Glengarry 1 (Tyler Hay) vs. Char-Lan 1 (Roddie Sandilands)
  • Char-Lan 4 (Roddie Sandilands 2, Landon Fraser, Toby Schwartz) vs. Tagwi 0
  • Glengarry 1 (Dove Rickerd) vs. La Citadelle 0
  • North Dundas 1 vs. La Citadelle 0

Junior boys

  • Glengarry 3 (Hunter McPherson, Lachlan MacDonald, Hamish MacLeod) vs. Char-Lan 1 (Brayden Dupuis)
  • Char-Lan 7 (Brayden Dupuis 3, Xandre Seguin, Cody Chambre, Josh Smodis, Harrison Fraser) vs. Tagwi 0
  • Tagwi 1 (Tanner Brugmans) vs. North Dundas 1
  • Glengarry 1 (Hamish MacLeod) vs. La Citadelle 1
  • North Dundas 2 vs. La Citadelle 

Akins lighting up junior C lacrosse league

sean May 9, 2017 - 1:08pm

Tyler Akins is off to an impressive start in his junior 'C' lacrosse season with the Cornwall Celtics. Through four games, the team captain has 29 points – yes, you read that correctly.  That's a 7.25 points per game pace.

One game, in particular, stands out: on April 30, the Celtics spanked Caledon 18-6. Akins recorded 15 points.

Cornwall has a .500 record, losers of two in a row.

This weekend, the boys will hit the floor twice at Cornwall's multi-sport complex, with games booked for May 13 at 7:30pm and May 14 at 2pm.

In addition to Akins, the squad includes a number of county athletes.


High school track and field athletes compete today in Ottawa

sean May 9, 2017 - 12:55pm

The SDGAA and PRSSAA high school sports leagues are joining forces to host their respective track and field championships for high school student-athletes in Ottawa today, at the Terry Fox complex.

We will have results in next week's edition of The Glengarry News. The May 10 edition of the newspaper includes recent track and field news from Tagwi and GDHS.

Early season opener at Cornwall Speedway washed out last weekend

sean May 9, 2017 - 12:46pm

The Cornwall Motor Speedway was scheduled to get an early start to the 2017, slated to host racing last Sunday. However, the wet weather of late has taken its toll on the tracks, and as a result, owner Ray Lavergne was forced to cancel the May 7 event.

"We need sun and warm weather to dry up the facility, and we only have rain and more rain," mentioned Lavergne. "I hate to cancel this early, but the situation leaves us with no choice."

There will no rescheduling of Sunday's program.

The speedway is looking at scheduled a practice night in the days ahead, prior to the new season-opener on May 21. "We need to get race cars and laps in and see how the new clay reacts; hopefully we will have some sun in the coming week and be able to hold a practice session," said Lavergne.

The new season-opener starts a busy two-day schedule in Cornwall. Three local racing series are included on the slate: the Canadian Nationals Modified and Cindy Ladouceur Memorial Series share the spotlight on Sunday (May 21), and the Race for the Cure Sportsman Series will go on the 22nd, along with the Vintage cars and a special wet track enduro.

with files from Martin Bélanger


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