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Char-Lan junior B Rebels have home opener tonight in Williamstown

sean Sep 16, 2017 - 2:07pm

The Char-Lan junior 'B' Rebels will host their home opener tonight, at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre in Williamstown. Puck drop is set for 8 pm, with the winless Perth Blue Wings providing the opposition.

For the full CCHL2 story, be sure to check out The Glengarry News each week.

Junior A Colts teach Grads a lesson

sean Sep 15, 2017 - 2:46pm

The junior 'A' Colts scored three unanswered goals en route to a 5-3 home-ice victory over the Navan Grads on Thursday night. 

Navan led 2-0 and then 3-2 late in the second period.

David Poirier’s first goal was the eventual game-winner with seven minutes left the third period, before Chris Theodore’s (4) highlight-reel marker sealed the victory with two and half minutes left to play.  

Poirier added two assists. Keegan Mulhearn (3) scored twice, with Justin McRae (2) also scoring. Evan Bidenti counted a pair of helpers.

The Grads outshot the Colts 39-38, with Liam Lascelle making 36 saves for the victory. The Colts improve to 3-3-0-0 (6 points) on the CCHL season.

The county's own Keegan Mulhearn earned Hardest Working Player of the Game honours.

Three Stars were first Keegan Mulhearn (COR), second David Poirier (COR), and third Keenan Reynolds (NAV).

Cornwall's next contest is slated for Sunday afternoon against the Canadians in Carleton Place. Game time is 3 pm.

Next Thursday (Sept. 21), the Colts will be back on home ice at the Civic Complex to face off against the Kemptville 73s. The Colts will also welcome Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Cornwall and District, with support from the Cornwall Lions Club. Game time is 7:30 pm.

with files from David Murphy

Puck drops on round one of Battle of Glengarry tonight in Alexandria

sean Sep 15, 2017 - 2:39pm

The first regular-season meeting of the Char-Lan Rebels and Alexandria Glens is scheduled for tonight, Sept. 15, at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria, as the CCHL2 hockey rivals collide. Game time is set for 8 pm.

The Rebels (1-2) are coming off a road loss Tuesday in Ottawa, where Char-Lan was felled 7-3. The Glens (0-1) have played just one complete game thus far, a 3-1 loss to the Whitewater Kings at the league's showcase tournament.

For the full story on your county's junior B hockey teams, please see this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

As we previously reported, the Glens are continuing to introduce fans to members of the team through profiles on Facebook. Here's a recent one for rookie goaltender Brennan Nadeau.

Tier 2 men's final series game two in Alexandria tonight

sean Sep 11, 2017 - 8:20pm

As we reported in last week's edition of The Glengarry News, the Celtics drew first blood in the Glengarry Soccer League's tier 2 men's championship series. Game two is booked for tonight, on the pitch at the Glengarry Sports Palace. Start time is 8:30 pm. Greenfield will be looking to win, to extend the series. 

Glengarry Golf Club marks successful season for junior program

sean Sep 8, 2017 - 3:42pm

The Glengarry Golf and Country Club's junior program recently concluded the 2017 season with a tournament on the Alexandria course. We featured this in the Aug. 16 edition of The Glengarry News. A photo gallery can be viewed online here

We have another story scheduled to run in the newspaper this month, highlighting new bursaries that were presented as part of the program. Applicants submitted an essay to be considered. The group also held a contest for a new logo. Look for the winning logo to be published in The News.

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Glengarry's young golfers cap off the 2017 season. (submitted photo)

Update: Glengarry U14 Hearts girls soccer team completes perfect season

sean Sep 8, 2017 - 3:08pm

Updating our story in the Sept. 6 edition of The Glengarry News, the Glengarry Hearts U14 soccer team concluded its 2017 ERSL season with a perfect record, winning 3-0 against the Ottawa Futsal FSTA Elite. 

Scoring for the Hearts were Taylor Hambleton, Carolanne Paquette, and Kaisa Este.

We have photos from the team's Aug. 30 game in our online galleries here.

Fireball Enduro, Super DIRTcar Big Block Series to cap off Speedway season

sean Sep 8, 2017 - 11:21am

The Cornwall Motor Speedway will cap off the 2017 season with a pair of great shows, the first of which will hit the track this Sunday.

One of the most popular events of the season is set for the afternoon of Sept. 10, with the Fireball Enduro taking over the speedway. 

Registration of cars will be done on two days, starting Saturday from noon until 4 pm, and continuing on Sunday from 8 am until the start of racing action at 2 pm.

Pit gates will open at 8 am at a cost of $20, and general admission will open at noon at a cost of $13 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $2 for kids 16 years old and under. Racing will start at 2 pm.

The race season will then officially conclude a week later (Sept. 17), with the Super DIRTcar Big Block Series completing the remake race.

Matt Sheppard has been the man to beat on the tour, trying to erase the deficit created by his two-race absence earlier in the season. Sheppard has won six of the last seven events. The tour has a busy month of September, travelling to Quebec this weekend and then to Brewerton, Mohawk, and Cornwall. Along with the 100-lap Modified, 50-lap Sportsman and 35-lap Pro-Stocks races will also be on the card.

Hot laps are scheduled to start at 4 pm, with time trials and heat racing to start at approximately 4:30 pm. The pit gates will open at noon with a cost of $45, and the general admission will open at 1:30 pm with a cost of $35 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $5 for kids 16 years old and under. 

with files from Martin Bélanger

Junior A Colts prevail in home opener

sean Sep 8, 2017 - 11:15am

A Chris Theodore goal with 96 seconds remaining in the third period pushed the Colts to a 2-1 win over Brockville in Cornwall’s home opener at the Ed Lumley Arena, last night.

It was Theodore’s team-leading third goal of the season.

The Braves outshot the Colts 41-35, with Liam Lascelle making 40 saves for his first victory of the season.

Cameron Hebert (1) also scored, as the Colts improve to 2-2-0-0.

The Hardest Working Player of the Game was Colts goaltender Liam Lascelle. Three stars were first Chris Theodore (COR), second Liam Lascelle (COR), and third Yaniv Perets (BRO).

The Colts are back in action tonight in Hawkesbury to face the Hawks. Game time is 7:30 pm at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex.

Cornwall’s next home game will be Thursday, September 14 versus the Cumberland Grads, starting at 7:30 pm at the Civic Complex.

with files from David Murphy

Puck drops on junior B hockey season this weekend in Ottawa

sean Sep 7, 2017 - 6:23pm

Fans of the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels won't have a chance to see their teams on home ice this weekend, as the clubs participate in the CCHL2 season-opening showcase in Ottawa.

First home game for the Glens is set for Friday, Sept. 15, with the Rebels skating on home ice the next night.

At this weekend's showcase, the Rebels are slated to play Saturday at 5:30 pm and Sunday at 8:15 pm. Alexandria's games in Ottawa are booked for Saturday at 8:30 pm and Sunday at 5:15 pm. The league is using the Sensplex at 813 Shefford Road for all over the weekend, as each of the CCHL2 teams is scheduled to play twice.

Cornwall junior A Colts hit home ice tonight, honour U18 Colts

sean Sep 7, 2017 - 6:09pm

Cornwall's junior 'A' Colts will skate in their home opener tonight, Sept. 7, at the Cornwall Civic Complex. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m., versus the Brockville Braves.

The Colts enter the game with a 1-2 record, while Brockville is 2-1. County players on the Cornwall team include forwards Keegan Mulhearn, Ethan Mulhearn, and Jeremy Quesnel, along with defencemen Ben Dirven and Roddie Sandilands.

As part of festivities tonight, last season's U18 Colts team which won the HEO midget 'AAA' championship last season will be honoured. 

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The U18 Colts celebrate their 2016-17 championship (Photo courtesy icelevel.com)

Junior B Rebels host pre-season contest tonight

sean Sep 5, 2017 - 4:56pm

The Char-Lan junior 'B' Rebels skate on home ice tonight, at the Char-Lan Rec Centre in Williamstown. It's a CCHL2 exhibition contest, set for a 7:30 pm start, as the Rebels look to finalize the team roster for opening day. The Casselman Vikings provide the opposition.

Last Friday, the team visited the Alexandria Glens. We have the story in the Sept. 6 edition of The Glengarry News.

A photo gallery can be seen here.

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The Glens played the Rebels last Friday at the Palace. (Sean Bray photo)

Photo gallery: GSL tier 2 men's soccer finals game 1

sean Sep 5, 2017 - 4:46pm

On a damp Monday night in Williamstown, the Celtics took on the men of Greenfield in the GSL tier 2 soccer championship series. We have the story in the Sept. 6 issue of The Glengarry News. A photo gallery is available here.

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Greenfield (red jerseys) takes on the Celtics in game one of the GSL finals. (Sean Bray photo)

Renaud, Raabe claim Cornwall Speedway track season titles

sean Sep 5, 2017 - 4:12pm

The 2017 regular season was capped off in fashion at the Cornwall Motor Speedway on Monday, as the final round of the Canadian Nationals Modified Series was run combined with the second leg of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The DIRTcar Sportsman group was also in attendance, while the Pro-Stock and Mini-Stock classes enjoyed a regular night to cap off season points championships. 

Two county drivers were among the track titlists, as Chris Raabe took the crown in 358-Modified, and George Renaud was tops in the Modified division.

Here are the Sept. 4 results, along with track champions, as provided by the Speedway.

Canadian Nationals/358-Modified series feature results (125 laps): MARIO CLAIR, STEVE BERNARD, KEVIN HAMEL, MICHAEL PARENT, CAREY TERRANCE, JORDAN MCCREADIE, SIMON PEREAUT, ALEX THERRIEN, COREY WHEELER, KAYLE ROBIDOUX, LANCE WILLIX II, JOEY LADOUCEUR, MATHIEU DESJARDINS, STEVE BERNIER, CHRIS RAABE, KYLE DINGWALL, BOBBY HERRINGTON, TIM O'BRIEN, LUKE WHITTEKER, LOUIS JACKSON JR, STEVE MORRIS, GAGE MORIN, DANNY BILODEAU, J.F. CORRIVEAU, YAN BUSSIERE, DANNY JOHNSON, DOMINIC DUFAULT, CHRIS HERBISON, BRIAN MCDONALD, BRANDON SWEET, STEPHANE LAFRANCE, DAVID HEBERT.

TRACK CHAMPION & CANADIAN NATIONALS CHAMPION: CHRIS RAABE

DIRTcar Sportsman series feature results (27 laps): JUSTIN LALANCETTE, KURTIS CAYER, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, TRISTAN DRAPER, ALEX LAJOIE, PATRICK PICOTIN, STEVE MORRIS, ROBERT DELORMIER, EMMANUEL ST. DENIS, ADAM ROZON, GABRIEL CYR, CEDRIC GAUVREAU, JESSICA POWER, EVAN RACINE, JARETT HERBISON, MIKE STACEY, BILLY COOK, THOMAS COOK, DEREK CRYDERMAN, SCOTT MCGILL, JUNIOR DELORMIER, RICKY THOMPSON, ALEX THOMSON JR, DANA FRANCIS, MARTIN PELLETIER, RYAN STABLER, JOHNATHAN FERGUSON, CHRIS FERGUSON, DAVID ROGERS, MARCO LALONDE, KELVIN LALONDE, PRESTON FORBES.

TRACK CHAMPION: JUSTIN LALANCETTE

Pro-Stock feature results (25 laps): TBD.

TRACK CHAMPION: GEORGE RENAUD

Mini-Stock feature results (15 laps): ALEXIS CHARBONNEAU, MARC DAGENAIS, FRANCIS DESJARDINS, KURTIS DAYE, MIKE GAUCHER, JUSTIN JODOIN, COREY GATES, RICHARD THORNTON, KARL POTVIN, SHAWN RAY, ALEXANDRE SABOURIN.

TRACK CHAMPION: MARC DAGENAIS

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.