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Junior Gaels boys qualify for EOSSAA soccer

sean May 26, 2019 - 2:26pm

Depsite finishing as SD&G playoff runners-up, the GDHS Gaels junior boys soccer team will compete at EOSSAA, on Wednesday in Kemptville, as the fifth seed.

Last week, the Gaels lost their league championship match to la Citadelle, which is the second seed at EOSSAA. Also competing there will be VCI, the PRSSAA champion, ranked fourth.

Glengarry's game schedule is as follows

  • 9:10 a.m. versus St. Joseph's - Renfrew
  • 11:30 a.m. against VCI

Should they finish first in their pool, they will qualify for the EOSSAA championship game, slated for a 4:10 p.m. start.

All matches will be two 30-minute halves.

For more high school soccer coverage, including details on last week's SD&G playoffs, be sure to check out the next edition of The Glengarry News.

SD&G champion Tagwi junior girls soccer team ranked first for EOSSAA

sean May 26, 2019 - 2:15pm

Last week in Cornwall, the junior girls soccer team from Tagwi captured the SD&G 'A' playoff championship. (Be sure to check this week's edition of The Glengarry News for the story and photos.)

Next for the Warriors is EOSSAA, where Tagwi is seeded first of six teams for the May 29 tournament, in Kemptville.

The Warriors are booked to play round-robin matches (two 30-minute halves) at 8 a.m. (versus St. Joseph's - Renfrew) and 10:20 a.m. (against St Thomas Aquinas). The girls will need to finish with the best record in their pool, as there is no semfinal round, just a championship game, scheduled for a 3 p.m. start.

Teams from la Citadelle (SDGAA runner-up) and VCI (PRSSAA champion) are also competing in this tournament.

GDHS senior & junior boys soccer teams advance to league finals

sean May 22, 2019 - 12:47pm

The senior and junior boys soccer teams at Glengarry District High School scored respective victories this morning over Char-Lan and Tagwi to advance to this afternoon's SD&G championships matches. The senior final is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start, with the junior final at 4:30 p.m.

On the girls side, GDHS' varsity squad blanked Char-Lan, in Cornwall, to advance to the senior 'A' final versus host and top seed la Citadelle.

The junior girls final will feature Tagwi versus the winner of the semifinal currently underway.

Note: for junior boys and junior girls, the finalists will all advance to EOSSAA, regardless of the outcome of the games, as there are extra berths available to SDGAA. In the senior divisions, only winners will move on.

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GDHS senior Bailey Pidgeon pushes ahead for a loose ball, in action versus Char-Lan. – Sean Bray photo

Tagwi senior boys soccer team looking to rebound from tough results at home

sean May 9, 2019 - 11:16am

After kicking off their SD&G 2019 season on Monday with a 1-0 win over Seaway, the Warriors had a tough time Wednesday on their home pitch, dropping a pair of matches.

First up, the boys lost to St. Joseph's, blanked 4-0. Later, they succumbed to l'Heritage 6-2.

Today, the Warriors are slated to play in Cornwall, versus la Citadelle and Char-Lan.

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100 teachers declared redundant

publisher May 1, 2019 - 8:16am

"We have this sword over our heads," Upper Canada District School Board chairman John McAllister says referring to a huge debt that has prompted the board to issue redundancy notices have been issued to about 100 teachers.

He reiterates that the notices do not necessarily mean all 100 will lose their jobs.

The board is faced with a $5.2 million transportation deficit and a $54 per student reduction in its grants that are based on enrolment.

Mr. McAllister also emphasized that “Our schools will be staffed in September and we will welcome students to a new year of learning.”

SD&G high school soccer schedule in limbo

sean Apr 30, 2019 - 10:36am

The 2019 SD&G high school soccer schedule is in limbo, due to field conditions and rainy, cold weather forecast for the rest of the week.

Play had been slated to begin May 1 on several fronts, including at Char-Lan DHS in Williamstown, where a full day of matches was booked.

The likely scenario now is that the season will be compressed, with game times shortened in order to complete league action in time for playoffs and EOSSAA.

All UCDSB fields remain closed.

Here's today's announcement from league convenor Jack Chisholm: 

Hello Soccer Gang: with 30-40 mm of rain coming to the area and extremely high winds (cold) we have decided to cancel tomorrow's and Thursday's games. 

A NEW schedule will be sent out THURSDAY.

The hope is that matches slated for Friday will be able to go ahead. The News will post updates when they become available.

For more soccer coverage, check out this week's edition of the newspaper, which includes a story about last week's senior boys indoor tournament.

Char-Lan senior boys soccer team plays at Kingston tourney in memory of fellow Crusader

sean Apr 22, 2019 - 2:37pm

Earlier this month, the senior boys soccer team from Char-Lan DHS competed at a tournament in Kingston. The Crusaders, to a man, played with heavy hearts, in memory of a fellow student who had passed away just days earlier. Below is a photo of the team in the Limestone City; for details on the team's results, please see the April 17 issue of The Glengarry News. The high school soccer season locally is expected to kick off later this month, depending on weather and field conditions.

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Char-Lan DHS' boys hockey team claims SD&G playoff championship

sean Feb 26, 2019 - 4:43pm

In an upset over St. Joseph's today, the Char-Lan Crusaders claimed the SD&G boys hockey playoff championship, with a 6-4 decision at the Long Sault arena.

Unfortunately, the action happened after The News went to press this week, so we will have coverage in next week's newspaper. We do have a wrap on the regular season in our Feb. 27 edition.

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