The Glengarry News


CCHL2 Glens face must-win game on home nice Monday night

sean Mar 12, 2018 - 2:39pm

There will be Monday night junior 'B' hockey at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria, where the CCHL2 Glens face a do-or-die situation, trailing their playoff series with the Ottawa Canadians three games to two.

The Glens needs to win tonight to force a game seven, which would be played Tuesday evening in Ottawa.

Last Friday, the boys scored a 2-1 victory in Alexandria, to tie the series. Saturday saw Ottawa edge the Glens 3-2 to take back the series lead.

We will have full coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

Junior B Glens skate into Ottawa tonight with series tied

sean Mar 10, 2018 - 6:06pm

Alexandria's CCHL2 Glens hit the road tonight for game 4 of their playoff series against the Ottawa Canadians. The boys tied the series last night at the Palace, with a 2-1 overtime victory.

The March 9 game saw the Glens Mikael Gibault assessed a major penalty for boarding in the second period. The infraction was called after some debate amongst the officials, while the Ottawa player was tended to by his team's trainer. 

The News has learned that the league subsequently stepped in to upgrade the penalty to a hit from behind and added a one-game suspension. Gibault is expected to sit out tonight, as a result.

Game 6 is scheduled for Monday night, back at the Glengarry Sports Palace, starting at 8 p.m.

New photos photo galleries: hockey, basketball, soccer

sean Mar 6, 2018 - 4:05pm

The latest photo galleries added to our website include images from Family of Schools girls basketball, GSL women's indoor soccer, atom rep hockey, bantam rep hockey, and CCHL2 Glens playoff hockey.

You can check out all the photos online here, and for stories on all of these be sure to pick up a copy of The Glengarry News this week.

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Bantam Glens take on the South Grenville Rangers. (Sean Bray photo)

Le Relais boys hockey team prepares for Franco tournament

sean Mar 6, 2018 - 2:48pm

Coach Dominic Decoeur recently had his boys hockey team on the ice for some Sunday training, in preparation for the Tournoi Franco Ontarien, to be held next month in Niagara Falls.

Huge road win for Jr B Glens in game 1, as team returns to the Palace on Sunday afternoon

sean Mar 3, 2018 - 8:13pm

The Alexandria Glens scored a huge 7-1 victory on the road against the Ottawa Canadians today in game 1 of their CCHL2 playoff series, with the boys set to return to home ice at the Glengarry Sports Palace on Sunday afternoon.

The start time is set for 2 p.m.

The victory extends Alexandria's win streak to 9 games.

For your full playoff planner and more details on the Glens, be sure to check out The Glengarry News.

Jr A Colts to honour Royals legend on March 8, also in action on home ice tonight

sean Feb 27, 2018 - 4:15pm

Capping off a busy final stretch of play in the CCHL, the Cornwall Colts junior 'A' hockey team will, on March 8, will pay tribute to local hockey icon Dave Ezard in the pre-game ceremony.

A new banner will be unveiled, recognizing Ezard’s retired number 6. The original banner dedicated to Ezard disappeared from the Civic Complex a few seasons ago.

Ezard patrolled the blueline for his hometown Royals from 1975 to 1980. He earned the 1980 Memorial Cup MVP. The D-man was also the first Quebec league defenceman to score 40 goals (105 points) in 1979-80.

Sadly, Ezard passed away in 1995, at the young age of 36. Shortly after, the Cornwall Colts retired Ezard’s number 6 and unveiled a banner that hung from the rafters at the Si Miller Arena and then the Ed Lumley Arena.

Members of Ezard’s family and former teammates will be in attendance for the rededication ceremony on March 8, at 7:30 p.m. 

with files from David Murphy

Home games Feb 27, March 1

The Colts also have home games at the Civic Complex booked for tonight (Feb. 27) and March 1, both starting at 7:30 p.m. Rockland provides the competition for tonight's tilt, while Navan will visit on Thursday night.

Team notebook

Sitting in third place in the Yzerman Division with 62 points, seven in arrears of the Hawkesbury Hawks, the Cornwall Colts have five games in all remaining in the regular season.

The Colts include a heavy Glengarry gang: David Poirier, Ethan Mulhearn, Keegan Mulhearn (all from the Williamstown area), Alexandria's Jeremy Quesnel, Dunvegan's Liam MacDonald, and Benjamin Dirven from Bainsville.

Photo gallery: junior B Glens vs Whitewater Kings

sean Feb 27, 2018 - 4:03pm

Last Friday, the Alexandria Glens wrapped up their home-ice regular-season schedule with a win over the Whitewater Kings. We have the story, along with a playoff preview, in The Glengarry News this week.

A photo gallery from the Feb. 23 game can be viewed online here.

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Glens and Kings tangle. (Sean Bray photo)

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

sean Feb 27, 2018 - 2:46pm

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 junior B Rebels to skate locally twice this weekend

sean Feb 24, 2018 - 2:21pm

The Char-Lan Rebels of the CCHL2 are scheduled to host the Ottawa Canadians (who will play the Alexandria Glens in the division semifinal round of playoffs) tonight, Feb. 24, At the Char-Lan Rec. Centre. Start time is set for 8 p.m.

The Rebs also have a game booked for Sunday, to be played at 3 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex). The Brockville Tikis will provide the opposition for the contest that will officially put the wrap on the 2017-18 season for Char-Lan.