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Char-Lan novice Rebels go for UCMHL title tonight

sean Mar 29, 2018 - 12:20pm

The Char-Lan Rebels novice B Rebels rep. hockey team goes for the UCMHL championship tonight, on home ice in Williamstown, starting at 6 p.m.

The young skaters are facing the Kemptville Panthers in the fifth and final game of the title series, with each team having one win and one loss, to go along with two ties thus far.

Char-Lan rep hockey teams in Tuesday night playoff action

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:56pm

Char-Lan Rebels rep. 'B' hockey teams are in action tonight, including one game in Maxville, where the novice Rebs will take on the Kemptville Panthers, at 6 p.m.

In Williamstown, the atom Rebels will play at 7 p.m., versus the Kemptville Panthers, and at 9:30 p.m., the major midgets will tangle with Brockville Braves.

All of these games are part of their respective UCMHL championship series. 

Char-Lan's bantams bowed out in the semifinal round, bounced by the Kemptville Panthers five points to one.

The peewee Rebels finished as league playoff finalists, succumbing five points to one, to the Brockville Braves.

All five Char-Lan rep. hockey teams qualified for playoff action this season, despite the league reducing the number of playoff qualifiers to the top four in each division. 

Busy days of playoff action for Char-Lan minor hockey teams

sean Mar 24, 2018 - 11:51am

Here's an update on home playoff games for Char-Lan minor hockey teams. Unless otherwise noted, matches are played in Williamstown, at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre.

Today (March 24):

  • Peewee Rep at 12pm
  • Bantam B House at 6pm

Monday (March 26):

  • Novice rep 6pm
  • Peewee Rep 7pm
  • Midget Rep 830pm

Tuesday (March 27):

  • Novice C House 6pm
  • Atom Rep 7pm
  • Midget House 8pm
  • Midget Rep 930pm

Tuesday (March 27) in Maxville due to ice availability constraints:

  • Novice rep in Maxville at 6pm

Char-Lan major midget hockey team draws even in playoff series

sean Mar 20, 2018 - 11:43am

Last night in Williamstown, Char-Lan's major midget hockey team drew even in its playoff series with South Dundas, and we have the story in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

A photo gallery of the action is available here.

The five-point series continues this week.

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The major midget Rebels take on the Lions in playoff action. (Sean Bray photo)

Minor playoffs on ice in Williamstown tonight

sean Mar 19, 2018 - 4:52pm

A pair of minor hockey playoff games is scheduled for Williamstown tonight, to be played at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre, beginning at 7 p.m.

First up, the peewee Rebels will take on the South Stormont Selections. The teams are even at 2 points apiece in their UCMHL opening-round playoff series.

At 8:30 p.m., major midget action will take over, as Char-Lan entertains South Dundas. The Demons won game one 6-3 earlier this month.

Char-Lan DHS' boys hockey team playing today for SD&G championship

sean Feb 27, 2018 - 1:46pm

The boys hockey team from Williamstown's Char-Lan DHS is competing this afternoon for the SD&G high school hockey championship. The Crusaders won their semifinal game this morning, 6-3 over Seaway.

Today's title tilt was scheduled for a 1 p.m. start, at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre. We will have results next week in The News, as this week's newspaper has already gone to press.

Among our stories in the Feb. 28 issue of The Glengarry News, we have a wrap on the regular season.

Char-Lan boys suffer first hockey loss, still to host playoffs

sean Feb 22, 2018 - 7:56pm

The boys hockey team from Char-Lan DHS suffered its first loss of the season, dropping its record to 9-1, but will still host league playoffs next week.

In Feb. 20 action at the Long Sault arena, the top-ranked Crusaders beat North Dundas 5-2, before falling 3-2 to La Citadelle, a team that finishes out of the playoff picture.

With results coming in after this week's edition of The News went to press, we will have all the details in our issue next week.

As the top seed, Char-Lan will host the SDGAA playoff tournament in Williamstown, on Feb. 27, starting at 9 a.m. when the Crusaders will take on fourth-place Seaway. At 10:30 a.m., second-place St. Joseph's will play North Dundas is the other semifinal.

The championship match is booked for a 1 p.m. start.

Unlike most high school sports, in hockey, 'A' and 'AA' ranked teams compete for the same playoff title and for the right to go on to a combined A/AA EOSSAA.

Hockey with Heart outdoor tournament supports local charities

sean Feb 20, 2018 - 4:31pm

This week's edition of The Glengarry News features a story about the Hockey with Heart tournament, that took place in Williamstown last Saturday. The Feb. 17 fundraiser, on the ODR at the park, raised funds for two local charities.

We a photo gallery online here, and there are more photos on the Facebook event page here.