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Boys team nabs its first-ever Jimmy Hill memorial game victory

sean Mar 31, 2017 - 5:36pm

The boys hockey team from Char-Lan DHS accomplished something today that none before them had – they managed to beat the men's squad in the annual Jimmy Hill memorial hockey game.

We will have the details in The Glengarry News next week. Photos of the game action will soon be posted to our online galleries here.

In the meantime, here is one image:

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The annual Jimmy Hill memorial hockey game was played today in Williamstown. (Sean Bray photo)
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Series tied

publisher Mar 28, 2017 - 11:48pm

Maxville downed South Glengarry 5-1 Tuesday in Williamstown to even The Glengarry News Cup finals, forcing a winner-take-all match-up Friday, in Maxville.

South Glengarry entered Tuesday's contest, game six of the best-of-seven series, with a chance to clinch the trophy, coming off a win Sunday afternoon in Maxville.

Be sure to check this week's edition of The Glengarry News for all your News Cup details. We also have more on our dedicated webpage here. Note, our story published in the March 29 print edition of The News states that game seven will be played in Williamstown on Friday. That has in fact since been changed to Maxville. Start time is now set for 8pm.

Midget boys (high school) basketball playoffs booked for Tuesday

sean Mar 27, 2017 - 6:04pm

A one-day final tournament for midget boys basketball teams will be hosted March 28 by Char-Lan DHS.

The host squad is booked to play at 10am versus La Citadelle, with GDHS and St. Joseph's playing at 11am.

Then the playoffs go, beginning at noon, with the top seed vs fourth-place, followed an hour later by the other semifinal. A consolation final will be played at 2pm, with the championshop match at 3pm.

Standings entering the event: St. Joseph's (2-0), Char-Lan (1-1), GDHS (1-1), La Citadelle (0-2).

Char-Lan skating club showcase set for tonight in Williamstown

sean Mar 27, 2017 - 6:01pm

This year's showcase, with the theme Canada 150, will see members of the Char-Lan Skating Club take to the Williamstown ice tonight, starting at 6pm. The event had been scheduled for earlier this month, but was postponed due to bad weather.

The Glengarry News will be covering the show and have photos in an upcoming edition of the newspaper, as well as online.

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Busy week of minor hockey in Williamstown

sean Mar 21, 2017 - 11:13am

Tim McCuaig shares this summary of minor hockey playoff games slated for the Char-Lan Rec. Centre this week:

MARCH 22 ATOM B VS ALEXANDRIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 7PM
MARCH 23 NOVICE AA SEAWAY RAPIDS VS KANATA TIED 3 POINTS EACH BEST TO 7 POINTS FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT 7PM
MARCH 23 BANTAM B1 VS ALEXANDRIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 8PM
MARCH 24 NOVICE C1 VS CORNWALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 6PM
MARCH 24 ATOM C VS CORNWALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 7PM
MARCH 24 MIDGET HOUSE VS NGS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 8PM
MARCH 25 NOVICE B VS ALEXANDRIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 10AM
MARCH 25 ATOM REP VS SMITH FALLS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 11AM
MARCH 25 ATOM B VS ALEXANDRIA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT 12PM

New photo galleries: youth flag football, Williamstown ladies hockey league

sean Mar 20, 2017 - 1:48pm

Two new galleries of photos have been added to our website. We shot images at last Saturday afternoon's youth flag football game at the dome in Alexandria, as well as Sunday evening's Williamstown ladies hockey league.

Check these, and more, out here

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Each Sunday evening through the winter, the Char-Lan Rec Centre is abuzz with ladies hockey. (Sean Bray photo)