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Junior A Colts hockey team hosts charity game for St. Vincent de Paul

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 1:53pm

The 5th Annual Benson Colts charity hockey game in support of St. Vincent De Paul took place on Sunday, December 9, in Cornwall. Eighteen local celebrities suited up alongside Colts players in a fun game to raise money and collect food items for the charity.

This year $2,000 was raised, bringing the historical total to over $12,000 raised thanks to this fun event. The official score was 8-8.

The Benson Group once again the title sponsor for the event, with Shoeless Joe’s providing post-game munchies.

files from David Murphy

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Seen here, from left, are MPP Jim McDonell (celebrity coach), Ian MacInnis (Cornwall Colts), Tom Thompson (St Vincent De Paul), MP Guy Lauzon, and David Murphy (Big Brothers/Big Sisters). – submitted photo

Prowlers suffer back-to-back weekend losses

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 12:29pm

Last weekend in senior 'A' hockey action, the Cornwall Prowlers suffered a pair of defeats.

First, it was a 6-5 loss on home ice to the Maniwaki Forestiers, on Saturday. That was followed up by a Sunday thrashing in Mont-Laurier, where the Montagnards silenced the Prowlers 11-3.

Cornwall point-getters over the two-game stint were: Marc-André Labelle (2 goals, 2 assists), Benoit Harris (1G, 2A), Stevie Ray Adams (3A), Adam Wensink (2G), Maxime Desèves (1G, 1A), Ian Boots (1G, A1), Brian Landry (2A), Frédéric Lojen (1G), Jesse Fontaine (1A), Pierre-Luc Sabourin (1A), and Brandon Gilmour (1A).

Looking ahead, the Prowlers are booked to play in Vaudreuil-Dorion on Dec. 15, at 8 p.m. Next home game, against the same team, is set for Dec. 21, at 8 p.m., to be played at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. 

Junior A Colts clip Hawks

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 12:20pm

Last Thursday night at the Cornwall Civic Complex, the Colts scored a 3-2 win over the visiting Hawkesbury Hawks. Konnor MacCormick notched the game-winner, on a power play, midway through the third period, assisted by Alex Gagnon and Philippe Gilmour. Scoring earlier for the home side were Gagnon and Tristan Poissant, with assists to Josh Barnes, Alex Stuckert, MacCormick, and Gilmour.

Hawkesbury tallies were netted by Xavier Léveillé and Bradley Shaw, with Luke Grainger, Patrick Johnston, and Mike Nantais earning the helpers.

Michael Car backstopped the Colts win, making 26 saves, while Matthew Petizian faced 24 Cornwall shots in the loss.

The teams will meet again on Dec. 21, in Hawkesbury, to close out the 2018 portion of the calendar. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.

Cornwall's next action is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13 on home ice, where the Ottawa Junior Senators will provide the opposition. Start time is 7:30 p.m. On Friday night, the Hawks are booked to host the Navan Grads, also at 7:30 p.m.

Tagwi senior boys top Char-Lan in high school basketball

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 11:57am

On Monday at Tagwi SS, the Warriors senior boys basketball team scored a decisive victory over Char-Lan, 57-27, led by 12 points from Rylan Iwachniuk. The Crusaders' offence was dominated by Andrew Dixon, who had 17 points, including a quintet of treys.

Looking ahead, Tagwi is scheduled to play Dec. 17 at Cornwall CVS, while Char-Lan is slated to next see action on Dec. 18 at North Dundas.

Photo gallery: boys high school hockey (Tagwi vs Holy Trinity)

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 11:52am

Last week in Chesterville, the puck dropped on the 2018-19 season of boys high school hockey. We have the story in the Dec. 12 issue of The Glengarry News. A photo gallery of images from the game between Tagwi and Holy Trinity can be viewed online here.

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Holy Trinity (white) tangles with Tagwi in boys high school hockey. (Sean Bray photo)

Photo gallery: Ottawa Canadians vs Alexandria Glens

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 11:47am

We have posted a collection of images shot at the Dec. 7 CCHL2 hockey game in Alexandria, between the Glens and the Ottawa Canadians. You can check out all the photos here, and for the details, be sure to read this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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Shonwahnonkon Thomson pushes into the attacking zone. (Sean Bray photo)

GDHS Gaels curlers claim Glengarry News high school trophy

sean Dec 11, 2018 - 11:32am

The Dec. 12 issue of The Glengarry News includes a feature story about the Glengarry DHS Gaels winning their third straight title at The Glengarry News High School Curling Challenge.

A photo gallery from the day's action can be viewed here.

Here's a photo of the winning team, courtesy of GDHS.

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Sisters' Cup hockey game to hit Cornwall ice on Monday

sean Dec 9, 2018 - 12:30pm

The inaugural Sisters’ Cup girls hockey game featuring the Holy Trinity Falcons versus the St. Joseph’s Panthers will take place Monday, December 10, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. Doors will open at 4 p.m., with the action set to begin at 4:15 p.m.

All proceeds will go to Baldwin House. Goodwill donations will be accepted at the door

Location: Benson Centre on Pad #1, 800 7th. Street West, Cornwall, Ontario  K6J 0A3.

The match between Catholic rivals is intended as a celebration of girls sports, and the result will count towards SDGAA league standings.

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Senior A Prowlers hockey team back on Cornwall ice tonight

sean Dec 8, 2018 - 4:06pm

The Cornwall Prowlers senior 'A' hockey team will strive to nab their second straight win, set to hit the ice tonight, Dec. 8, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. Game time versus the first-place Maniwaki Foresters is set for 8 p.m.

The Prowlers enter the match in fourth spot, with a record of 3 wins and 5 losses, but look to move into a tie for third with the Pontiac Comets. The Cornwall team also has three games in hand.

New goaltender Frederick Roy will make his home debut tonight. The former LNAH netminder is excited to be in the Seaway City and hopes to help the Prowlers make a run through the rest of the season.