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HOCKEY STATS | JUNIOR B HOCKEY CARDS | THE GLENGARRY NEWS HOCKEY CUP


Alexandria Glens have games in hand, currently 5th in division

sean Jan 23, 2018 - 2:58pm

The Alexandria Glens of the CCHL2 enter this week in fifth place in the Martin Division, but have games in hand on all the teams above them. Notably, the Glens have played one contest fewer than the Ottawa West Golden Knights, which have four more points than Alexandria and hold fourth place. The third-seeded Embrun Panthers have played five more games than Alexandria and hold third place by a five-point margin.

Alexandria has a busy stretch ahead, including four contests over a six-day span that starts Thursday.

For more Glens news, be sure to read The Glengarry News this week. We also have a photo gallery from the team's last home game, available here.

Photo galleries: weekend junior B hockey in Alexandria, Williamstown

sean Jan 23, 2018 - 2:51pm

Our latest additions to our online photo galleries highlight the county's CCHL2 hockey teams, the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels, which last weekend hosted the Winchester Hawks and Casselman Vikings, respectively.

To view the galleries, please follow this link.

The Jan. 24 issue of The Glengarry News includes stories about the Glens and Rebels.

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The Char-Lan Rebels take on the Casselman Vikings. (Sean Bray photo)

Monday night indoor soccer action postponed due to forecast freezing rain (updated)

sean Jan 22, 2018 - 3:29pm

Minor soccer indoor matches scheduled for tonight, Jan, 22, at the dome in Alexandria have been postponed due to the forecast of freezing rain. The Glengarry Soccer League will reschedule the games in the near future.

This postponement affects games at the U6 co-ed, U9 girls, and U13 boys levels.

Updated at 4 p.m.: Adult mixed soccer scheduled at 8:30 p.m. has also been postponed.

Blueliner Besner picks up assist in return to Jr. A Hawks

sean Jan 19, 2018 - 3:24pm

North Lancaster's Simon Besner earned an assist in last Friday night's junior 'A' game with the CCHL Hawkesbury Hawks, as the team finally returned to its home rink. The Hawks prevailed 2-1 in overtime.

Besner recently rejoined the Hawks, joining the team following a trade with Cumberland.

The squad is scheduled to be back in action tonight, Jan. 19, with home action at the Robert Hartley Complex.

County D-men among best offensively in CCHL2

sean Jan 19, 2018 - 2:49pm

Among all defencemen in the CCHL2, William Simpson (Alexandria Glens) and Pierre-Luc Sabourin (Char-Lan Rebels) are tied for second in points, with 30 each. The category is led by Cameron McLean of the Athens Aeroes, with 48 points.

When it comes to assists, Sabourin and Simpson stand third and fourth, respectively, at 24 and 23. Char-Lan's Evan Huntley is sixth (19).

Neither the Glens nor Rebels has a forward amongst the top 25.

Jan. 23 makeup game for Rebs, Glens moved again

sean Jan 19, 2018 - 2:43pm

The CCHL2 makeup game for the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels that was to be played Jan. 23 in Williamstown has been postponed again, moved to Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., in Williamstown. This is the contest that was originally scheduled to be played before Christmas but was cancelled due to snow and road conditions.

Junior A Colts prevail on home ice

sean Jan 19, 2018 - 2:32pm

Thursday night action at the Cornwall Civic Complex saw the Colts skate to a 6-2 CCHL victory over the Pembroke Colts. 

The county's Ethan Mulhearn was among the goal scorers for the home side.

There was also a Glengarry connection to the officiating crew for this game, with Alexandria's Yannick Rochon working as one of the linesmen.

Alumni of Colts, Royals invited to play in upcoming charity hockey game

sean Jan 15, 2018 - 4:49pm

Alumni from the Cornwall Royals and Cornwall Colts will suit up for a charity game on Saturday, March 17, in the Seaway City. The contest is scheduled to coincide with the nationally televised Hometown Hockey, which Cornwall is hosting that weekend.

Alumni from all generations of Royals and Colts are being invited to participate, as players and coaches.

The game, in support of the Ghost Walk For Charity will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lead into the kickoff for the community events portion of the Hometown Hockey telecast, from the Cornwall Civic Complex.

This is only the second such game (the first one opened the 2015 Fred Page Cup).

Alumni from both clubs are encouraged to contact David Murphy (dmurphy10@cogeco.ca) or Lorne Taillon (ltaillon@cornwall.ca) to confirm their participation.

files from David Murphy

New photo galleries: high school hockey, men's indoor soccer, youth flag football

sean Jan 15, 2018 - 3:46pm

Three new galleries of photos have been added to our website, including images from the Jan. 10 high school boys hockey tournament, a Jan. 11 men's indoor soccer match between the Bar Flies and McCrimmon, and Sunday's start of the youth flag football season at the dome. Check out all of our photos here.

Stories on these three events, and more, can be found in the Jan. 17 edition of The Glengarry News.

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Char-Lan (yellow jerseys) tangles with St. Joseph's in SDGAA hockey action. (Sean Bray photo)

Junior 'A' Colts felled by Senators

sean Jan 12, 2018 - 2:38pm

The Ottawa Jr. Senators showed why they’re one of the top junior 'A' hockey teams in Canada, scoring a 5-2 Thursday night win over the Colts, at the Ed Lumley Arena.

The Jr. Senators came into the game sixth overall in the country and now own a record of 35-6-1-2 (73 points).

JD Pogue (14) and Keegan Mulhearn (12) each had a goal for the Colts.  

The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 33-26, with Michael Carr taking the loss.

Cornwall's record drops to 22-16-4-1 (49 points), leaving them in a tie for fourth in the CCHL standings.

Hardest Working Colts Player honours went to the newest Colts defenceman, Alex Wilkins. Three Stars were first Finn Evans (OTT), second  Owen Guy (OTT), and third Keegan Mulhearn (COR).

Next game is scheduled for tonight (Jan. 12) on the road against the Brockville Braves, at 7:30 p.m.

The Colts next home game is set for Thursday, January 18, when the team is slated to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings. Staff and students from CCVS will be honoured. Game time is 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

files from David Murphy

Weather-related bus cancellations force changes to high school basketball schedule

sean Jan 12, 2018 - 2:13pm

Three days of weather-related school bus cancellations this week have taken their toll on the high school sports schedule.

Among the modifications, a number of basketball games are now scheduled to be played Monday and Tuesday.

On Monday (Jan. 15), Char-Lan DHS in Williamstown will host the following games:

  • 10 a.m. Char-Lan vs. St. Lawrence (seniors)
  • 11:30 a.m.: Char-Lan vs. St. Lawrence (juniors)
  • 1 p.m. Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (seniors)
  • 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (juniors)

Tuesday's action will take place at GDHS in Alexandria:

  • 1 p.m. Char-Lan vs. GDHS (seniors)
  • 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs. GDHS (juniors)

Great day for Char-Lan's boys hockey team

sean Jan 10, 2018 - 8:34pm

Char-Lan DHS' boys hockey team iced a stellar day at the high school tournament in Morrisburg today, scoring a trio of victories. 

Holy Trinity was also in action, dropping both of its contests.

We will have the story, updated league standings, and photos in The Glengarry News next week.

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Holy Trinity's boys in action at the Jan. 10 high school hockey tournament, in Morrisburg. (Sean Bray photo)

Alexandria strives to be Hockeyville in 2018

sean Jan 9, 2018 - 2:46pm

Alexandria is looking to be named Hockeyville 2018.

Some may recall a number of years back that Alexandria and the Glengarry Sports Palace reached the semifinal round of the national competition that awards a cash prize for a community improvement project.

To follow the progress of our local entry, please see this webpage. Supporters are encouraged to post thoughts, notes, photos, and videos.

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.