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Sports in the Glens

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


Catching up with the CCHL Cornwall Colts

sean Jan 31, 2018 - 5:41pm

The junior 'A' Cornwall Colts will next see action on home ice Thursday, Feb, 1, when the team will host the Kanata Lasers, at 7:30 p.m.

Last Thursday night, the Colts prevailed in overtime 4-3 against Smiths Falls, as JD Pogue potted a pair of goals and chalked up an assist.

Josh Barnes had a goal and one helper. Tommy Tanner also scored. Liam Lascelle made 24 saves for the victory, as the Colts outshot the Bears 30-27.

For the second home game in a row, the Hardest Working Colts Player was the county's own Ethan Mulhearn. Three Stars were first JD Pogue (COR), second Josh Barnes (COR), and third Ethan Coltart (SF).

Prior to the game, Liam Lascelle was recognized for becoming the Cornwall Colts franchise leader in wins, saves, and games played.  All three milestones were accomplished in the last month of Colts games. 

Two days later in Ottawa, the Colts edged the Senators 2-1.

The team is scheduled to play tonight on the road, in Nepean to wrap up the January schedule.

with files from David Murphy

Tuesday night junior B hockey in Alexandria, Williamstown

sean Jan 30, 2018 - 3:47pm

Both the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels host home games tonight in CCHL2 action.

The Glens, playing at the Glengarry Sports Palace, will entertain the Brockville Tikis at 8 p.m.

At the same time down south in Williamstown, the Rebels will host the Ottawa West Golden Knights.

For the full story on the county's junior B hockey teams, be sure to pick up your copy of The Glengarry News this week.

New photo galleries: junior B hockey, intermediate school volleyball, men's rec. hockey

sean Jan 30, 2018 - 3:11pm

Our latest additions to our online photo galleries include images from the 35th annual AJK Highland Traveller's men's hockey tournament in Maxville, last Friday night's edition of the Battle of Glengarry between the Alexandria Glens and the Char-Lan Rebels of the CCHL2, and the Upper Canada Cup boys volleyball tournament at Tagwi.

You can check out these photos and more here.

For stories on these three events, but sure to check out the Jan. 31 edition of The Glengarry News.

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Rebels goaltender Grant Craig eyes a loose puck. (Sean Bray photo)

Tagwi's intermediate boys place third in UC Cup volleyball

sean Jan 27, 2018 - 3:37pm

Last week, Tagwi Intermediate School hosted the finals of the UC Cup volleyball tournament, for boys and girls from schools across the UCDSB. The girls tournament ran on Wednesday, followed by the boys competition Thursday, where the homecourt Warriors garnered bronze.

The next edition of The Glengarry News, to be published Jan. 31, will include photos and a story from the event, with full results.

The UC Cup (or Upper Canada Cup) is a sports event organized for schools in the Upper Canada District School Board. There are regional qualifier tournaments across the span of the board, followed by a final tournament in each of a range of sports. Glengarry District and Tagwi field teams for the UC Cup events, while Char-Lan does not, opting instead to focus on the non-competitive Family of Schools sports events.

The photo here, courtesy of Tammy MacSweyn, shows Zach Speck-Meek serving.

Tagwi hosts intermediate UC Cup volleyball today, tomorrow

sean Jan 24, 2018 - 12:54pm

Tagwi Intermediate School is hosting the Upper Canada Cup volleyball competition today (for girls) and tomorrow, Jan. 25, (for boys).

The Warriors were regional champs and are now vying for the UCDSB-wide title at the Grade 7 & 8 level.

Today's medal matches are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.

Tagwi's boys will be in action on Thursday, with games slated for 9 and 10 a.m. UC Cup semifinal action will go at 12:30 p.m., followed by the medal matches at 1:30 p.m.

Some of the action is being broadcast on Facebook Live. 

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

sean Jan 23, 2018 - 1:58pm

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 - 1:51pm

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 - 2:29pm

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 - 2:24pm

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 - 1:49pm

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 - 1:43pm

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 - 1:32pm

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 - 3:49pm

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

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.