One person was killed in a three-vehicle collision on County Road 17 east of Hawkesbury today at 12:10 p.m. The crash occurred between Tupper Street and Golf Club Road in East Hawkesbury Township. County Road 17 is closed at Tupper Street and Gourley Road and detours will be in effect for several hours.
Tonight, the season will come to an end for one junior 'A' hockey team, while the other moves on to the second round of CCHL playoffs. Game seven for the Cornwall Colts and Hawkesbury Hawks will take place at the Robert Hartley Complex, starting at 7:30 p.m.
The Colts have twice staved off elimination, having won the last two games to even the series.
On Sunday, it was a 4-3 overtime triumph, as Cameron Hebert’s second goal of the game was the winner. Cornwall's Noah Williams and Alex Wilkins also scored. For the Hawks, Kieran Craig (of Alexandria), Chris Smith, and Nicolas Guillemette were the marksmen. Craig also picked up an assist.
The Hawks outshot the Colts 49-41, with Liam Lascelle making 47 saves for the victory.
Three stars were first Cameron Hebert (COR), second Liam Lascelle (COR), and third Kieran Craig (HAW).
Last Friday, it took double overtime for Cornwall to prevail, as the Colts won in Hawkesbury, 3-2.
Amongst the county crew in the game, Craig scored for Hawkesbury, and Ethan Mulhearn found the net for Cornwall. Simon Besner picked up an assist for the Hawks, and David A. Poirier chalked one up for the Colts.
Last night in Hawkesbury, Josh Barnes of the Cornwall Colts scored 9:20 into the second overtime period to give his team a 3-2 victory over the Hawks.
The win staved off elimination for the Colts, who will again face a do-or-die situation in game six at the Cornwall Civic Complex, on Sunday, March 25, starting at 7 p.m. The Hawks, with a win, will advance to the next round of CCHL playoffs, currently leading the series three games to two.
The marathon in Hawkesbury saw the county's own Ethan Mulhearn open the scoring for Cornwall 4:20 into the contest, before Kieran Craig, who hails from Alexandria and plays for the Hawks, scored to tie nine minutes later. North Lancaster native Simon Besner set up Colin Stevens for Hawkesbury's go-ahead tally later in the frame.
After a scoreless second stanza, county boy David A. Poirier assisted Cameron Hebert's equalizer for Cornwall, at the 15:03 mark of the third.
Should the Colts prevail on Sunday night, the series will go to a game seven back in Hawkesbury on Tuesday.
The CCHL (junior 'A') hockey season could come to an end tonight in Hawkesbury for the Cornwall Colts, as the Hawks hold a 3-1 lead in games, in the opening-round playoff series.
Last night, in Cornwall, the Hawks grabbed a commanding lead in the series, with a 3-1 victory in game four.
All four goals were scored in the third period, with J.D. Pogue notching the lone Colts marker. That goal tied the game 1-1, but Hawkesbury reclaimed the lead the for good only 49 seconds later, before sealing the victory with an empty-net goal in the final minute of play.
Hawks tallies came from Kari Belac (2) and Alex Beaudin-Tougas.
The county's Ethan Mulhearn picked up an assist on the Cornwall goal.
Game five is slated for a 7:30 p.m. start at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex, in Hawkesbury.
If Cornwall wins to extend the series, the sixth match will go at the civic complex on Sunday evening, starting at 7 p.m.
On Monday night in Hawkesbury, a double-overtime game same the Hawks take a two-games-to-one lead in their opening-round CCHL playoff series with the Cornwall Colts. Be sure to check out our story in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, with an emphasis on the county boys playing for both teams.
The series continues this week, with action Thursday in Cornwall and Friday in Hawkesbury.
With the teams tied 1-1 in their opening-round playoff series, the Cornwall Colts will skate into Hawkesbury tonight for a 7:30 p.m. game against the Hawks.
For more on the series, check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News. Our coverage includes highlights on the county boys from both rosters.
North Lancaster's Simon Besner earned an assist in last Friday night's junior 'A' game with the CCHL Hawkesbury Hawks, as the team finally returned to its home rink. The Hawks prevailed 2-1 in overtime.
Besner recently rejoined the Hawks, joining the team following a trade with Cumberland.
The squad is scheduled to be back in action tonight, Jan. 19, with home action at the Robert Hartley Complex.
Updating a story we have in this Oct. 11 issue of The Glengarry News and an earlier post on our website, the CCHL Hawkesbury Hawks will indeed be playing a few more "home" games in Alexandria, at the Glengarry Sports Palace.
A media release from the team indicated all remaining home games for 2017 would be played in Vankleek Hill, with one in Rockland. However, the schedule was altered to accommodate the Hawks a few more times in Alexandria.
To date, the Hawks are 2-0 at the Palace, including a win last Friday night.
The latest schedule update has Hawks games in Alexandria slated for Nov. 17, Nov 26, and Dec. 15.
Next "home" action for the team is booked for Oct. 13 at 1:30 pm, in Vankleek Hill, versus Pembroke.
The Hawks are hoping to return to their home nest, the Robert Hartley Sports Complex, in January, if repairs are completed.
Last Friday, the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria hosted a junior 'A' (CCHL) hockey game between the Carleton Place Canadians and the Hawkesbury Hawks. We have the story in this week's issue of The Glengarry News.
The Hawks will return for another tilt on Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m.
Here's a photo gallery from last week's match.