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Photos: OPP joins forces with Glengarry DHS hockey players for exhibition action

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 3:24pm

Last Friday at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria, members of the OPP, bolstered by teachers Ryan Winter, Glen Campbell, and Kelsey Thomson, took on student hockey players from Glengarry District High School, in an afternoon tilt enjoyed by throngs of students filling the stands.

Guest referees Jacob Peerenboom and John Robinson officiated proceedings, that saw the Badgers prevail in overtime, 7-6. Jason Cholette scored the game-winner for the OPP. Gaels finding the net in the contest were Liam MacDonald (2), Ethan Attridge (2), Kevin Doyle, and Lachlan MacDonald.

We have coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, and an online photo gallery can be viewed here.

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Brian Caddell drops the puck between David MacMaster, left, and Mike Mulhearn. (Sean Bray photo)

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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. 

Game 7 between junior A Colts and Hawks goes tonight in Hawkesbury

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:39pm

Tonight, the season will come to an end for one junior 'A' hockey team, while the other moves on to the second round of CCHL playoffs. Game seven for the Cornwall Colts and Hawkesbury Hawks will take place at the Robert Hartley Complex, starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Colts have twice staved off elimination, having won the last two games to even the series.

On Sunday, it was a 4-3 overtime triumph, as Cameron Hebert’s second goal of the game was the winner. Cornwall's Noah Williams and Alex Wilkins also scored. For the Hawks, Kieran Craig (of Alexandria), Chris Smith, and Nicolas Guillemette were the marksmen. Craig also picked up an assist.

The Hawks outshot the Colts 49-41, with Liam Lascelle making 47 saves for the victory. 

Three stars were first Cameron Hebert (COR), second Liam Lascelle (COR), and third Kieran Craig (HAW).

Last Friday, it took double overtime for Cornwall to prevail, as the Colts won in Hawkesbury, 3-2. 

Amongst the county crew in the game, Craig scored for Hawkesbury, and Ethan Mulhearn found the net for Cornwall. Simon Besner picked up an assist for the Hawks, and David A. Poirier chalked one up for the Colts. 

AAA minor bantam Wild claim league championship

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:07pm

The Eastern Ontario Wild minor bantam AAA hockey team is the 2018 HEO league playoff championship, clinching the crown on March 24 with a 5-2 win over the Ottawa Jr. 67s. 

The Wild squad of 2004 birth year players includes Summerstown's Connor MacDonald, on defence.

 

Sunday sports schedule: soccer, skating, hockey

sean Mar 25, 2018 - 9:01am

It's a busy day in the county sports scene.

This morning at the dome, two girls soccer playoff champions will be crowned. The GSL's U13 title tilt goes at 9 a.m., followed by the U16 girls match at 10 a.m.

This afternoon in Williamstown, at 2 p.m., the Char-Lan Skating Club will hold its annual showcase to cap off the season.

Back up north later, the bantam rep. 'B' Glens hockey team can claim the UCMHL championship with a win or tie, entering the contest with two victories to their credit. The start time at the Palace is set for 5:30 p.m., with Kemptville providing the opposition.

At 7 p.m., Alexandria's midget house hockey team will also be vying for a league crown, on home ice.

In Cornwall, the Glengarry-laden CCHL (junior 'A' hockey) playoff series between the Colts and Hawkesbury Hawks continues, with game six at the Civic Complex. That's a 7 p.m. start, with the Colts facing a must-win situation to extend the series.

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

Colts win in double OT to extend CCHL playoff series with Hawks

sean Mar 24, 2018 - 11:37am

Last night in Hawkesbury, Josh Barnes of the Cornwall Colts scored 9:20 into the second overtime period to give his team a 3-2 victory over the Hawks.

The win staved off elimination for the Colts, who will again face a do-or-die situation in game six at the Cornwall Civic Complex, on Sunday, March 25, starting at 7 p.m. The Hawks, with a win, will advance to the next round of CCHL playoffs, currently leading the series three games to two.

The marathon in Hawkesbury saw the county's own Ethan Mulhearn open the scoring for Cornwall 4:20 into the contest, before Kieran Craig, who hails from Alexandria and plays for the Hawks, scored to tie nine minutes later. North Lancaster native Simon Besner set up Colin Stevens for Hawkesbury's go-ahead tally later in the frame.

After a scoreless second stanza, county boy David A. Poirier assisted Cameron Hebert's equalizer for Cornwall, at the 15:03 mark of the third.

Should the Colts prevail on Sunday night, the series will go to a game seven back in Hawkesbury on Tuesday.

Crybaby Cup hockey tournament hits the ice Saturday in Maxville

sean Mar 23, 2018 - 8:17pm

The traditional end to the men's recreational hockey season is scheduled for Saturday in Maxville, with the Crybaby Cup tournament.

Round-robin action is slated for hourly starts, from 11 a.m. through 3 p.m.

At 5 p.m., the fifth- and fourth-place teams will battle, with the loser's day coming to an end, while the winner advances to the B final at 7 p.m. versus the third-place team.

In between, at 2 p.m., the A final will take place, with the top two teams colliding.