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Glengarry Gaels Sunday football: tykes triumph, bantams blown out

sean May 28, 2019 - 6:44pm

Last Sunday saw the Glengarry Gaels tyke football team improve to 3-0 in the season, with a narrow 45-43 win over a team from Cornwall. Connor Hamelin accounted for the entirety of Glengarry's scoring.

The bantam Gaels were humbled 33-0 by the Wildcats, dropping Glengarry's record to 1-1-1.

Meanwhile, the mosquitoes won, going to 3-0 in the spring campaign. For details, check out the May 29 issue of The Glengarry News. A photo gallery is available here.

mosquito football action

Cornwall Wildcats OFC football team set to kick off 2019 season on the road

sean May 14, 2019 - 12:19pm

The OFC Wildcats are scheduled to kick off their 2019 season in Toronto, playing the Thunder on May 18.

This summer marks a decade for the program, which offers provincial-level football for U20 athletes.

As the organization notes, "Wildcats players have gone on to play junior and university football, and to be drafted into the CFL. [As well,] our local coaches have gone on to be provincial and university level coaches.

The squad has a bye in week two and will play on the road versus the Oshawa Hawkeyes on June 1.

Cornwall's home opener, at Joe. St. Denis Field, is slated for Saturday, June 8, starting at 4 p.m.

Kirby Camplin returns to his role as head coach and will also serve as offensive co-ordinator. On offence, he will be assisted by Mitch Zappitelli, Jarret St. John, Costa Zarifi, and Dylan Hambleton.

The defensive co-ordinator is Alex Labonte, whose staff includes Jesse St. John, Kyle Labelle, Stephane Bigras, and Todd Sabourin.

Alex Zarifi is also part of the coaching crew, serving as film guy and general gofer.

Amongst the Glengarry boys on the roster are Max Sabourin, Steffon Lee, Derek Howes, Eric Cumberbatch, Patrick Cumberbatch, Alex Este, Rylan Duhart, and Odin Marfurt-Breakenridge. The squad also has Tagwi representation with Schuyler Schellenberg, Connor MacMillan, Tyler Murray, and Grayson Rutters.

Minor football set to begin play on Sunday

sean May 9, 2019 - 7:42pm

The 2019 house league spring tackle football season is scheduled to hit the gridiron on Sunday, with games in Alexandria and Cornwall.

The field at GDHS will host a trio of Glengarry Gaels games, versus respective Cornwall #3 squads: tykes at 10 a.m., mosquitoes at 11:30 a.m., and bantams at 1 p.m.

There is no Glengarry team at the peewee level, though the Cornwall #1 peewees include Glengarry players and coaches. That squad is slated to play at CCVS, at noon.

Gaels spring football teams preparing for fast-approaching season

sean Apr 23, 2019 - 11:23am

The Glengarry Gaels spring youth tackle football teams are preparing for the fast-approaching season, set to kick off on May 12.

Unfortunately, numbers dictated that the Gaels will not be able to field a team at the peewee level. Glengarry's entries into the league this year are tyke, mosquito, and bantam squads, which play in a loop with Cornwall Wildcats teams.

The players have been working out indoors over recent weeks, but are scheduled to get outdoor field practice as of Monday.

Maxville Fair youth football games to continue tradition

sean Mar 21, 2019 - 3:21pm

The 2019 season of spring league youth tackle football is around the corner, with the Glengarry Gaels and Cornwall Wildcats currently registering players for their slate of teams. For information on the Gaels, please see their advertisement in the March 20 issue of The Glengarry News.

It has been confirmed that the tradition of minor football games under the lights at the Maxville Fair will continue again this year. Participating teams will be confirmed closer to the date.