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Gaels youth football club kicks off spring practice sessions

sean Apr 3, 2018 - 12:10pm

The spring football season opens this week for the four Glengarry Gaels youth teams, with indoor practice sessions.

The tykes (ages 7-9) run practices on Thursdays, in gym 1 at Alexandria's GDHS, and Fridays at VCI in Vankleek Hill. Times are 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Mosquitos (ages 10-11) practise in Alexandria., at Elda Rouleau on Mondays and in GDHS gym 1 on Wednesdays. Times are 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Peewee players (ages 12-13) practise in Alexandria, on Mondays at Le Relais and Thursdays at GDHS (gym 2/3). Times are 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The bantams (ages 14-16) workout Mondays at Elda Rouleau (7:30 to 9 p.m.), Wednesdays in gym 3 at GDHS (6 to 7:30 p.m.), and Fridays at VCI in Vankleek Hill (7:30 to 9 p.m.).

Late registrations are still being accepted online here.

Photos: OPP joins forces with Glengarry DHS hockey players for exhibition action

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 3:24pm

Last Friday at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria, members of the OPP, bolstered by teachers Ryan Winter, Glen Campbell, and Kelsey Thomson, took on student hockey players from Glengarry District High School, in an afternoon tilt enjoyed by throngs of students filling the stands.

Guest referees Jacob Peerenboom and John Robinson officiated proceedings, that saw the Badgers prevail in overtime, 7-6. Jason Cholette scored the game-winner for the OPP. Gaels finding the net in the contest were Liam MacDonald (2), Ethan Attridge (2), Kevin Doyle, and Lachlan MacDonald.

We have coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, and an online photo gallery can be viewed here.

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Brian Caddell drops the puck between David MacMaster, left, and Mike Mulhearn. (Sean Bray photo)

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High school football photos: Glengarry Gaels and Tagwi Warriors

sean Oct 3, 2017 - 12:42pm

Photo galleries from two high school football games played last week have been added to our website and can be viewed here.

  • Glengarry Gaels vs La Citadelle Patriotes
  • Tagwi Warriors vs St. Joseph's Panthers
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La Citadelle hosts the Glengarry Gaels in SDGAA football. (Sean Bray photo)

Photo gallery: high school football, Gaels vs Falcons

sean Sep 25, 2017 - 3:26pm

The Sept. 27 edition of The Glengarry News includes full coverage of week one from the SDGAA high school football league. 

A photo gallery from last Friday's match between the Glengarry Gaels and Holy Trinity Falcons can be viewed here.

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Gaels quarterback Aaron Keurentjes throws the ball against the Holy Trinity defence. (Sean Bray photo)

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

sean Jun 25, 2017 - 6:08pm

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)

Football at Maxville Fair set for Friday night

sean Jun 23, 2017 - 12:54pm

The annual Friday night football action at the Maxville Fair goes tonight, with the first game, featuring the Glengarry Gaels mosquito squad, kicking off at 6pm.

The second contest, involving the peewee Gaels, is booked for a 7:30pm start.

Attendees are reminded that this is a fundraiser for the food bank, part of Purolator's Tackle Hunger Program. As such, you are asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food items or make a cash contribution. Entry to the games includes access to all other areas of the fair as well.

The action goes on even if it's raining, so please dress accordingly. The grandstands will be open for spectators.