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Holy Trinity's junior boys basketball team seeded second, Glengarry Gaels sixth for EOSSAA

sean Feb 20, 2018 - 4:31pm

Seedings for upcoming EOSSAA tournaments are out, some of which we were able to get into The Glengarry News this week.

The Glengarry Gaels junior boys basketball team will be competing on Feb. 28 at the 'A' tournament in Renfrew, as the sixth seed. They have round-robin games scheduled against the second- and third-ranked teams, Rideau and St. Joseph's (Renfrew), respectively. For more on the Gaels and their SD&G championship win, be sure to check out The News this week.

The junior boys from Holy Trinity captured the SD&G 'AA' championship by crushing CCVS last week, 85-29.The Falcons are scheduled to compete in the 'AA' EOSSAA tournament as the second seed, on Feb. 21, in Pembroke.

We have oodles more high school sports news in the newspaper this week.

High school boys basketball playoffs set for Tuesday in Cornwall

sean Feb 12, 2018 - 6:57pm

Cornwall's St. Lawrence High School will host a day of boys basketball playoff action for 'A' division teams on Tuesday, Feb. 13, starting at 9 a.m.

The opening match will have Char-Lan's fourth-ranked junior team taking on the host Saints. At 10:30 a.m., the other junior semifinal, featuring third-seeded Tagwi and second-ranked Glengarry, will hit the hardwood.

Then it's on to the senior semis.

First up, at noon, La Citadelle (fourth seed) will take on St. Lawrence (first), and at 1:30 p.m., Glengarry (third) will play Tagwi (second).

The junior championship game is slated for a 3 p.m. start, followed by the senior title tilt at 4:30 p.m.

Tagwi boys basketball team dons Lancers kit to recognize former Rothwell-Osnabruck

sean Feb 6, 2018 - 7:31pm

Monday's senior boys basketball finale at Tagwi saw the host Warriors don the uniforms of some of their former players from the now-closed Rothwell-Osnabruck High School (Ingleside).

We have the story in The Glengarry News this week, along with how the boys did and what the playoff picture looks like.

Weather-related bus cancellations force changes to high school basketball schedule

sean Jan 12, 2018 - 2:13pm

Three days of weather-related school bus cancellations this week have taken their toll on the high school sports schedule.

Among the modifications, a number of basketball games are now scheduled to be played Monday and Tuesday.

On Monday (Jan. 15), Char-Lan DHS in Williamstown will host the following games:

  • 10 a.m. Char-Lan vs. St. Lawrence (seniors)
  • 11:30 a.m.: Char-Lan vs. St. Lawrence (juniors)
  • 1 p.m. Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (seniors)
  • 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (juniors)

Tuesday's action will take place at GDHS in Alexandria:

  • 1 p.m. Char-Lan vs. GDHS (seniors)
  • 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs. GDHS (juniors)

High school sports on hiatus this week, resume Jan. 9

sean Jan 2, 2018 - 3:22pm

High school sports teams enjoy this week off, as the Christmas schedule break continues.

The action is slated to resume on all fronts next week, with sports including girls volleyball, boys basketball, girls hockey, and boys hockey. Be sure to check out The Glengarry News for details.

For photos from recent action, please see our galleries here.

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St. Joseph's visits GDHS for SDGAA basketball action. (Sean Bray photo)

Glengarry Gaels drop close boys basketball contests to St. Joseph's

sean Dec 22, 2017 - 2:24pm

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.

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Hamish MacLeod drives to the basket. (Sean Bray photo)

Holy Trinity's boys basketball teams romp to decisive wins over Char-Lan

sean Dec 22, 2017 - 2:20pm

On Dec. 20 in Williamstown, the experience of basketball players from Holy Trinity was on full display, as the senior and junior boys teams romped over the Char-Lan Crusaders in SDGAA action.

Photos of the matches can be viewed in our online gallery here.

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No, Char-Lan senior coach Kevin O'Farrell isn't putting his arms up in surrender; instead he's reminding his boys of appropriate defensive technique. (Sean Bray photo)