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Junior B Glens, Rebels announce golf tournament for September

The county’s junior ‘B’ hockey clubs, traditional rivals on the ice, have joined forces for a golf tournament, to be held September 12, at Lancaster’s Heritage Golf Club.

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Glengarry junior ‘B’ hockey clubs announce a September golf tournament.

The ‘Battle of Glengarry’ on the links is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. through noon. Entry of $100 per player includes golf, use of a cart, and lunch. Registration is available online here.

The event is open to players, alumni, and supporters. I am told that organizers are aiming to field 13 foursomes, with scoring combined in some way to highlight the Glens-versus-Rebels friendly rivalry.

Char-Lan Rebels training camp

The 2020 Rebels training camp will be held in early September, with date/location yet to be confirmed. Head coach and general manager Jeff Carter invites prospective players aged 16 through 20 to contact him at jeff@owntheicehockey.com or 613-360-0711.

Alexandria Glens camp, announcer

Training camp for the Alexandria Glens is scheduled to be held in Alexandria, beginning Friday, September 18. Prospects for the 52nd annual edition of the Glens are asked to register online in advance.

In other team news, the Glens have announced the addition of a play-by-play commentator for the team’s home broadcasts via the Hockey TV platform. Liam Arkinson joins the organization in this capacity, having formerly served in this role with the Ottawa West Golden Knights.

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Kilt Skate set for Sunday in Williamstown

Glengarry’s edition of the Great Canadian Kilt Skate is scheduled for Sunday, March 1, at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre, beginning at noon.

As South Glengarry’s announcement notes, “Help us celebrate our Scottish Heritage in Ontario‚Äôs Celtic Heartland at the Char-Lan Community Centre.” The event is free to attend, running from 12 through 3 p.m. at the arena in Williamstown.

There will be an official opening ceremony featuring township politicians and the South Glengarry Pipe Band. This will be followed by a performance from members of the Char-Lan Skating Club. Then the arena ice surface will be opened for participants on the Great Canadian Kilt Skate, through to 2 p.m.

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From 12:30 through 2 p.m., the canteen will serve up free hot chocolate and Scottish flag tattoos will be available in the lobby.

In the Tartan Hall (upstairs), a cash bar will be open. There will be a Great Canadian Kilt Skate cake and Scottish shortbread cookies. Scheduled performances on the stage include the MacCulloch Dancers, McFee Fiddlers, Coleman Highland Dancers, and the Hallions.

Outside, planned activities include a fire pit with marshmallows, a snow slide, and horse-drawn wagon rides.

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GDHS Gaels take silver in SDGAA girls volleyball playoffs

Heritage high school, in Cornwall, hosted the SDGAA playoffs for girls volleyball teams earlier this week, with the junior and senior teams from Glengarry District High School finishing as runners-up in their respective divisions.

The senior championship match saw the host Dragons sweep the Gaels, on scores of 25-12, and 25-7.

In quarter-final play to begin the day, Tagwi topped St. Lawrence (25-10, 25-19) and Char-Lan got past North Dundas (25-20, 25-19) .

The Crusaders bowed out to Heritage in their semifinal, on a straight-sets decision (25-6, 25-11), and the Glengarry ousted the Warriors (26-24, 25-11).

On the junior side of the ledger, North Dundas claimed the championship over the Gaels, winning in straight sets, 25-22 and 25-15. It was the only junior match of the day to end in a straight-sets decision.

Quarter-final action saw Glengarry beat Tagwi (25-22, 19-25, 15-13), while Char-Lan got past the Saints (25-8, 20-25, 15-5).

The Devils earned their spot in the title tilt with a semifinal win over the Crusaders (25-27, 27-25, 15-12). The Gaels prevailed in the other semi against Heritage (23-25, 25-18, 15-12).

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Char-Lan Crusaders volleyball players at the SD&G playoffs. (Char-Lan DHS photo)

EOSSAA at the senior ‘A’ level is scheduled for February 27 in Brockville, while the junior tournament has been moved to March 3, also in Brockville. Both events are slated to be hosted by St. Mary Catholic High School.

The SD&G champions automatically earn a berth.

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Heritage to host high school girls volleyball playoffs on Wednesday

Cornwall’s Heritage high school will host the ‘A’ girls volleyball playoffs for the SDGAA league, with play scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

The February 19 tournament will begin on split courts, allowing two matches to run simultaneously.

The opening quarter-finals have Glengarry and Tagwi colliding in junior action, while the Warriors will take on St. Lawrence in senior play. The second set of quarters should begin around 10 a.m., when Char-Lan and the Saints play in junior action, and the Crusaders and North Dundas tangle on the senior side.

Junior semifinal play at approximately 11 a.m. will have the Devils take on the lowest-ranked quarter-final winner. The first senior semi will feature the host Dragons and the lowest seed winning earlier.

The second set of semifinals is booked for noon. On the junior side, Heritage will take on the highest seed winning earlier, while in senior play the Gaels will take on the highest-ranked quarter-final winner.

Championship matches are scheduled for full-court action, with the juniors taking the floor at 1 p.m., followed by the senior title tilt at 2 p.m.

Final regular-season standings

Senior ‘A’ division: Heritage 27 points (perfect record of 9 match wins in straight-sets), Glengarry 22, Char-Lan 15, Tagwi 17, North Dundas 9, St. Lawrence 4, Seaway 3.

Amongst ‘AA’ senior teams, St. Joseph’s earned 14 points, with CCVS at 17 pts and, Holy Trinity at 7.

Junior ‘A’ division: North Dundas 20 points, Glengarry 15, Heritage 17, St. Lawrence 12, Char-Lan 12, Tagwi 6.

St. Joseph’s also topped the junior ‘AA’ group with 14 points. Holy Trinity, with 12, was second, followed by CCVS with 1.

Playoffs for ‘AA’ teams were held separately, on February 18, with results not available as of this posting.

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