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Le Relais' senior girls soccer team wins EOSSAA, head to OFSAA

sean May 23, 2017 - 7:59pm

After The Glengarry News went to press this afternoon, the EOSSAA 'A' senior girls soccer final pitted two Alexandria-based schools against each other, with Le Relais shutting out Glengarry DHS to claim the championship and earn a trip to OFSAA.

We will have the details in next week's edition of The News, along with photos. In the meantime, here's an image of the girls from le Relais celebrating with their medals.

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Le Relais celebrates its 2017 EOSSAA championship. (Sean Bray photo)

Live web broadcast of EOSSAA boys 'A' soccer available Wednesday

sean May 23, 2017 - 3:52pm

GDHS and UCDSB will be live broadcasting from the Gaels' soccer field on Wednesday, May 24, showcasing games played there as part of the boys 'A' EOSSAA tournament. Matches will also take place through the day on the field at the Glengarry Sports Palace, but a live web feed won't be available.

The action can be viewed here.

For details and the schedule, please see this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

Gaels, Les Rapides to play for senior girls 'A' EOSSAA championship

sean May 23, 2017 - 2:18pm

The decision desk at The Glengarry News is calling an all-Alexandria final in today's EOSSAA 'A' senior girls soccer tournament, in Alexandria, with the championship match set for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.

GDHS scored 2-0 and 3-0 wins in round-robin play, while Le Relais beat Char-Lan 5-1 and then St. Michael's 5-0.

If you can't make it to the match, you can watch the live broadcast online, with an entertaining commentary provided by several GDHS boys.

EOSSAA 'A' girls soccer scores from morning games

sean May 23, 2017 - 11:38am

EOSSAA girls 'A' soccer is taking place today in Alexandria. In senior action earlier this morning, Le Relais spanked Char-Lan 5-1, after leading 4-0 at the half), while Glengarry DHS blanked Carleton Place 5-0, after holding a 2-0 edge at the half.

For the day's schedule, please see our earlier post here.

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EOSSAA 'A' girls soccer set for Alexandria today

sean May 23, 2017 - 9:02am

The 2017 EOSSAA 'A' girls soccer tournament will be played today in Alexandria, using fields at GDHS and the Glengarry Sports Palace. There are six senior teams competing, including the host Gaels, as well as Le Relais and Char-Lan. There's also a junior group.

Here's the schedule. The first game indicated takes place at the high school, while the second match listed at each time will go on the arena pitch.

  • 8:30 am    SENIOR    GDHS vs CPHS, LE RELAIS VS CHAR-LAN
  • 9:40 am    JUNIOR    HERITAGE VS ST. THOMAS, ST. JOSEPH'S VS CPHS
  • 10:50 am    SENIOR    GDHS VS ST. JOSEPH'S, LE RELAIS VS ST. MICHAEL’S
  • 12:00 pm    JUNIOR    WINNER (C1 VS C3) VS LOSER (C2 VS C4), WINNER (C2 VS C4) VS LOSER (C1 VS C3)
  • 1:10 pm    SENIOR    ST. JOSEPH'S VS CPHS    ST. MICHAEL’S VS CHAR-LAN
  • 2:20 pm    JUNIOR    CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (winners of noon matches),  BRONZE GAME (losers of noon matches)
  • 3:30 pm    SENIOR    CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (school field, no game on arena field)

If you can't make it out to the games, the UCDSB is live streaming matches played on the school field. They can be seen here.

Standing guard

publisher May 19, 2017 - 9:16am

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With Summer unofficially beginning this weekend, many will be considering taking a dip at the beach in Alexandria's Island Park. However, folks ought to tread lightly as some Canada geese have staked a claim on a section of the shore. This bird is very determined to protect newly hatched goslings. Remember that the Victoria Day long weekend also marks an increased police presence on highways.

Char-Lan DHS claim senior boys soccer title over northern rivals

sean May 18, 2017 - 1:43pm

The senior boys soccer team from Char-Lan DHS is the 2017 SDGAA playoff champion, having yesterday beaten rival GDHS.

The Glengarry News was there covering the May 17 action and will have all the details in our next edition. A photo gallery will be posted on our website in the coming days.

Regardless of the result, both the Gaels and Crusaders will advance to EOSSAA, which is set for May 24, also in Alexandria.

Char-Lan head coach Sean O'Farrell wasn't taking chances in transporting the trophy from Alexandria to Williamstown after the game, as shown in this photo.

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The SD&G senior boys soccer trophy. (Photo courtesy Facebook / Sean O'Farrell)
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Man charged with luring

publisher May 16, 2017 - 11:37am

A 64-year-old North Glengarry man is to appear in Alexandria court June 7 to face a charge of invitation to sexual touching.

Robert Leroux was arrested May 15 by Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers who responded to a report that a man on Derby Street had attempted to lure two girls.

No contact or injuries resulted.