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Alumni of Colts, Royals invited to play in upcoming charity hockey game

sean Jan 15, 2018 - 4:49pm

Alumni from the Cornwall Royals and Cornwall Colts will suit up for a charity game on Saturday, March 17, in the Seaway City. The contest is scheduled to coincide with the nationally televised Hometown Hockey, which Cornwall is hosting that weekend.

Alumni from all generations of Royals and Colts are being invited to participate, as players and coaches.

The game, in support of the Ghost Walk For Charity will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lead into the kickoff for the community events portion of the Hometown Hockey telecast, from the Cornwall Civic Complex.

This is only the second such game (the first one opened the 2015 Fred Page Cup).

Alumni from both clubs are encouraged to contact David Murphy (dmurphy10@cogeco.ca) or Lorne Taillon (ltaillon@cornwall.ca) to confirm their participation.

files from David Murphy

New photo galleries: high school hockey, men's indoor soccer, youth flag football

sean Jan 15, 2018 - 3:46pm

Three new galleries of photos have been added to our website, including images from the Jan. 10 high school boys hockey tournament, a Jan. 11 men's indoor soccer match between the Bar Flies and McCrimmon, and Sunday's start of the youth flag football season at the dome. Check out all of our photos here.

Stories on these three events, and more, can be found in the Jan. 17 edition of The Glengarry News.

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Char-Lan (yellow jerseys) tangles with St. Joseph's in SDGAA hockey action. (Sean Bray photo)

Junior 'A' Colts felled by Senators

sean Jan 12, 2018 - 2:38pm

The Ottawa Jr. Senators showed why they’re one of the top junior 'A' hockey teams in Canada, scoring a 5-2 Thursday night win over the Colts, at the Ed Lumley Arena.

The Jr. Senators came into the game sixth overall in the country and now own a record of 35-6-1-2 (73 points).

JD Pogue (14) and Keegan Mulhearn (12) each had a goal for the Colts.  

The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 33-26, with Michael Carr taking the loss.

Cornwall's record drops to 22-16-4-1 (49 points), leaving them in a tie for fourth in the CCHL standings.

Hardest Working Colts Player honours went to the newest Colts defenceman, Alex Wilkins. Three Stars were first Finn Evans (OTT), second  Owen Guy (OTT), and third Keegan Mulhearn (COR).

Next game is scheduled for tonight (Jan. 12) on the road against the Brockville Braves, at 7:30 p.m.

The Colts next home game is set for Thursday, January 18, when the team is slated to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings. Staff and students from CCVS will be honoured. Game time is 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

files from David Murphy

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)

Great day for Char-Lan's boys hockey team

sean Jan 10, 2018 - 8:34pm

Char-Lan DHS' boys hockey team iced a stellar day at the high school tournament in Morrisburg today, scoring a trio of victories. 

Holy Trinity was also in action, dropping both of its contests.

We will have the story, updated league standings, and photos in The Glengarry News next week.

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Holy Trinity's boys in action at the Jan. 10 high school hockey tournament, in Morrisburg. (Sean Bray photo)

Alexandria strives to be Hockeyville in 2018

sean Jan 9, 2018 - 2:46pm

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.

High school girls hockey a go for Tuesday

sean Jan 8, 2018 - 2:27pm

Despite the weather-related bus cancellations today, Jan. 8, tomorrow's high school girls hockey tournament scheduled for Morrisburg is a go.

Here is the schedule for the day:

7:30 a.m.: Char-Lan vs. Seaway
8:30 a.m.: Tagwi vs. Holy Trinity
9:30 a.m.: Char-Lan vs. La Citadelle
break
noon: Tagwi vs. North Dundas
1 p.m.: Seaway vs. St. Joseph's
2 p.m.: La Citadelle vs. North Dundas

There are also two games booked for Thursday, Jan. 11, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex.

1:45 p.m.: St. Joseph's vs. Holy Trinity
3 p.m.: Char-Lan vs. St. Joseph's