The 2019 season of spring league youth tackle football is around the corner, with the Glengarry Gaels and Cornwall Wildcats currently registering players for their slate of teams. For information on the Gaels, please see their advertisement in the March 20 issue of The Glengarry News.
It has been confirmed that the tradition of minor football games under the lights at the Maxville Fair will continue again this year. Participating teams will be confirmed closer to the date.
The Cornwall Wildcats OFC football team began its 2019 season training camp, on Sunday, at the fieldhouse, in Cornwall. New players, aged 16-19, are welcome to join the club, which competes in spring games across the province.
Last week, the Cornwall Wildcats football club held three days of skills development sessions for youngsters. The activities were led by local coaches, including Summerstown's Jeremy Pike, who recently completed his university studies and football career at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, and CFL Ottawa RedBlacks active player Dan West.
Holy Trinity moves on, while Tagwi is done, as the regular season of high school football wrapped up last week. The Warriors finish bottom of the table at 0-5, while the Falcons end up second at 4-1. We have the full story in the Oct. 31 edition of The Glengarry News, including the playoff schedule.
The Glengarry Gaels varsity football team, a combined effort of GDHS and VCI, wrapped up its season last week with a win over CCVS. It was the second-straight victory for the Gaels, who finish 2-3. Be sure to check out the Oct. 31 edition of The Glengarry News for the full high school football story.
Regular-season action in the SDGAA high school varsity football league concluded today, when the Glengarry Gaels dispatched the CCVS Raiders, and the Holy Trinity Falcons prevailed over the Tagwi Warriors.
Final standings: St. Joseph's 5-0, Holy Trinity 4-1, la Citadelle 3-2, Glengarry 2-3, CCVS 1-4, Tagwi 0-5.
Playoff semifinals next week will feature the Panthers and Raiders on Thursday, with the Falcons and Patriotes playing on Friday.
Despite finishing in fourth place, the Gaels are barred from post-season play due to a league decision imposed because Glengarry's team is a combined effort of GDHS and VCI.
We will have all the details in The Glengarry News next week.
The Cornwall tyke 1 Wildcats earned a 48-6 victory over the Bell Warriors, on a chilly Sunday morning at Joe St Denis Field. As occasional snow flurries fell during the Oct. 21 gridiron grudge match, the Wildcats dominated on both sides of the ball.
Glengarrian Connor Hamelin had 9 rushes for 187 yards, scoring 4 touchdowns. On defence, he had 5 solo tackles and 7 assisted tackles. Elliot Keenan recorded 6 rushes for 40 yards, 3 solo tackles, and 7 assisted tackles, while Andrew Wiltshire had one tackle.
The other Cornwall scoring came from Caleb Denney (1 TD) and Bryce Camplin (3 two-point convert kicks).
With the win, the tyke 1 team advances to the NCAFA 'A' semifinal round, scheduled to play against Cornwall's other squad, tyke 2 (which won on the road last weekend in quarter-final action, 48-20 over Kanata), on Sunday, Oct. 28, starting at 10 a.m.
In other results last weekend, the mosquito Wildcats got past the Orleans Bengals 26-6. As a result, Cornwall moves on to play the Nepean Eagles on the road, Saturday, Oct. 27.
The peewee Wildcats were the lone squad to lose last weekend, dropping a 32-27 contest to Kanata. Cornwall's peewees will move into the 'B' playoff round, hosting the West Carleton Wolverines at noon, on Sunday.
A chilly Harvest Bowl contested Oct. 18 in Vankleek Hill saw the Glengarry Gaels football team shut out the Tagwi Warriors 32-0. We have the details in this week's edition of The Glengarry News. For photos of the action, please see the gallery here.