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.
Due to poor weather and road conditions, soccer at the dome in Alexandria tonight is cancelled.
The U13 boys game (Team Green vs. team Yellow) will be moved to Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., while the adult co-ed pickup game will not be rescheduled.
We will have more soccer news in The Glengarry News this week.
Last night in Alexandria, the Glens suffered a loss to one of the league's top teams, the Athens Aeros, in the process ending Alexandria's winning streak at six games. Despite the defeat on Saturday night, the Glens have plenty to be optimistic about heading into the new year, and we will have the story in The Glengarry News.
Thursday in Alexandria, the senior and junior boys basketball teams at GDHS strutted their stuff, dropping a pair of close contests to tradition powerhouse St. Joseph's.
We have photos from the senior game here.
In what appears to have been the final visit of the Hawkesbury Hawks to the Glengarry Sports Palace, the Cornwall Colts handed the wayward squad a 4-2 loss, in Friday night CCHL action.
JD Pogue had three points for the winning side, including a pair of goals, while South Glengarrian Ethan Mulhearn found the net once, scoring what would stand as the game-winning marker. Justin McRae also scored for Cornwall, while additional assists went to E. Mulhearn, Tommy Tanner, David Poirier, and Brant Woodside, as Liam Lascelle got the win in net with 36 saves.
Early on, the Hawks struggled to find the target offensively, mustering just six shots on goal in the first period. By the midpoint of the game, the Colts were outshooting Hawkesbury 22-11. The second half of the contest saw the Hawks turn up the heat, but it wasn't enough.
With the loss, Hawkesbury's "home" record in Alexandria dropped to 3-2, after winning their first three at the Palace. Nonetheless, the Hawks remain in second place in their division. The team is hoping to return to its official home digs in January.
As for the Colts, the win last Friday night was the team's sixth in a row, as the club finds itself now third in the standings, just two points behind Hawkesbury.
This week's edition of The Glengarry News includes a story and results from the turkey bonspiel, at the Alexandria Curling Club. We have more photos in our gallery here.
Images from the Dec. 14 men's indoor soccer match between the Bar Flies and the North Lancaster Bombers can be seen in our online gallery here. We have the story in the newspaper this week.
On Sunday at the Glengarry Sports Palace, the midget 'A' Highlanders played the Thunder, with the visitors prevailing 4-1 on the strength of a trio of third-period goals.