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Friends of Summerstown Forest Trails Host Dion Snowshoe Race By John MacGillis


Sports Energy or local snowshoe enthusiasts, the area is full of opportunities to race at a competitive level.

The Dion ‘Ignite the Night’ Snowshoe race was held at the Upper Greater Cornwall & on Areas Community Sports Newspaper Canada Village January 9th. According to Gilles Parisien, the race director, although numbers were down from previous years, the showing of 109 racers was an excellent turn-out. “I was very pleased with the overall 3308 Second St. East, Cornwall, ON attendance considering Mother 613.932.9281 Nature’s choice of weather and the race was considered a huge success,” says Parisien.

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The Summerstown Forest Dion Snowshoe Race is a 7.5 kilometre Cornwall Multisport Member Rob Lefebvre crosses the finish line at the recent Dion Ignite the Night Snowshoe race. race that attracted 175 racers last year Photo Submitted alone and has become a landmark in Greater Cornwall & inAreas Community Sports Newspaper snowshoe racing this region. The Summerstown Forest Trails. charge. Also being offered are guided Summerstown Forest Challenge Race is the other race going on, On Family Day, The Friends of tours, free food, and a snowshoe race being 3.5 kilometres it hopes to the Summerstown Trails is allowing for kids. Families are encouraged to 1307 Pitt St. (corner of 13th) Cornwall attract more people to participate this families to rent cross-country skiing come out and enjoy the weekend of 613-938-6772 year. Both races start at 10 a.m. at the and snowshoeing equipment free of outdoor activities.


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“Hockey isn’t just about going out onto the ice and winning or losing a game. It’s about meeting people, connecting with them, and figuring out how to work together. One of the best parts about playing hockey is the friendships you make with the teammates you are on the ice with.” Coach Pete Seguin of the Seaway Valley Major Peewee Rapids explains this is why he likes to organize social events for his players. “Events like Paint Ball and Laser Tag are always fun for the kids, and it gives them an opportunity to hang out in an environment that has nothing to do with ice, pucks, and skating.” Over the Christmas break, Seguin organized such an event with the help of Doug Disotel, owner and operator of Rack ‘Em Up Billiards. Following a team practice, the team headed to the pool hall for a team pool tournament and pizza. “Some of the boys had never played pool

before, so it was a fun evening of trying the game out. Some of the boys were actually pretty good players, maybe even future pool sharks!” says Seguin. At the end of the knock-out tournament evening, Coach Pete awarded the last players standing with prizes. Noelan Spink won top prize, a pool cue and case donated by Disotel. Cameron Fraser and Roan Maclennan finished second and third respectively and each won an NHL team toque. A special thank you goes out to Disotel for welcoming the SVR Peewee players into his pool hall. “I know Doug from our days of working at Kraft in Ingleside. When I found out he owned Rack ‘Em Up, I started taking my own sons there once in a while for a game of pool, just for something different to do. Doug was great to let my sons try their hand at the game. I talked to him about my idea of taking my team there to play pool, and he was all for it. I think it’s fantastic that he was willing

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to let a group of young teens take over his space for an evening and try something that might end up being a great past time when they grow older,” says Coach Pete. “The pool tournament was a great way to do some team bonding, to just hang out and have fun together.”

“It was fun winning a prize, but the best part was to get to play pool with my teammates!” Cameron Fraser

“It was cool to win a pool cue and I had fun playing in the tourney with the team. “It (playing pool) was really fun. Good Thanks a lot Coach Pete!”  Noelan Spink for team bonding.” Roan MacLennan

Lost Village Ninth Annual Ice Fishing Tournament By Molly Kett


oople Creek is built on top of foundations, fence lines and pieces of a place once been, hence the name “Lost Village.” The Lost Village Annual Ice Fishing Tournament will be held on February 13, starting the fishing portion at 9 a.m. and finishing at 1 p.m. But the fishing isn’t the only part of the tournament. Claude Collette, owner of Collette’s Ice Hutt Rentals and Ron Brunet, the hosts, have much in store for the participants. After the fishing segment, the prizes are given away at river’s edge. “It’s a $5000 cash giveaway for

different sizes of fish,” says Collette, “pike, pickerel, perch, and lunker. Then there are giveaways and donations from different people, like our sponsors. After the tournament, we have a $1000 winner takes all at O’Neill’s Pub in Long Sault and that includes a fish shack, three vouchers worth $100, a couple of cash prizes, and a few other prizes that total a little over $1000. We’re going to get a good crowd there.” Collette is very excited for the 9th year of his fishing tournament. “It’s an annual event and we look forward to it. It takes a little bit of preparation. We all are kind of the redneck-type group around here so yeah, it’s a good party,” says Collette.

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Cornwall Colts Edition…Greg Esdale By Molly Kett


reg Esdale grew up just north of Cornwall on his parent’s farm. He played minor hockey in South Stormont as well as with Seaway Valley. His hockey history includes one season with the Cornwall Colts, two years with the Elmira Sugar Kings, followed by three years at the University of Waterloo. His family now lives in South Stormont, on the same farm where he grew up. His year with the Colts was in their inaugural season of 19921993 before he headed off to university. After the Royals left Cornwall, the Colts moved to Cornwall from Massena. Esdale recalls having quite a few local players on the team and having a great season. Jean Payette was the coach that season and Don Derry the team owner. Esdale played most of the season as a winger with Dru Burgess and Travis Mercer. His first hockey memory is playing early morning house league hockey at the old arena in Long Sault. “I could skate well and get lots of breakaways but the puck didn’t always go in the net. I broke my ankle one year and missed a lot of hockey so I wasn’t too happy remembers Esdale. about that,” says Esdale. His favourite memory as a Cornwall Colt was being a part of the team in their first season, in his rookie season playing junior hockey in Cornwall. “It was a big change from playing minor hockey and fun to be a part of. We had a strong team that season and competed well in the league,”

Esdale was drafted out of Midget AA the season prior to the Colts and was lucky enough to make the team. He says it was great to be able to live at home and play hockey with the local junior team. After his season with the Colts, Esdale went on to study Civil


Engineering at the University of Waterloo, graduating in 1998. After graduation Esdale was able to earn a position as an engineer with MS Thompson and Associates in town. “I still work with the company today although we are now called WSP. I married my wife Cindy in 2001 and we have three kids Jake (11), Sarah (8) and Abby (2).”

Now, Esdale is involved in coaching his children’s minor hockey. “Sarah plays with the Cornwall Typhoons and Jake plays with the Seaway Valley Rapids. Hockey is a great game and we are very happy our kids are able to experience the great memories of playing hockey,” says Esdale.

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Hockey Scouts Say “It’s All in the Head” By Molly Kett


iles Lascelle, co-founder of Cornwall’s Ontario Hockey Academy (OHA) knows what scouts are looking for in hockey players. What it comes down to, in many ways, is the fixed mindset versus growth mindset. “Watching players develop and grow their game, I always notice the difference between players and parents with a fixed mindset versus ones with a growth mindset,” says Lascelle. “Coaching players through the years, you see similarities with your best players. Top athletes are always looking for ways to improve, no matter whether they are having a lot of success or struggling to grow their game.” Lascelle says players with a growth mindset are never totally satisfied and are always trying to be a little better with their game with each passing day. He compares this growth mindset, which scouts favour, over the fixed mindset. Lascelle says the fixed minded players attempt to hide


their weaknesses as opposed to the growth mindset player who works diligently to improve them. “After all, hockey is a game of mistakes, and if these fixed mindset players and parents can’t react well after making a mistake, it will have a negative effect on their play as well as that of the team,” says Lascelle. “Everyone becomes so laser-focused on performance outcomes, wins and losses, goals and points; when the teams not winning they are quick to make excuses or lay blame on others.” Lascelle says that many parents and players correlate winning games and scoring as player improvement. Sometimes this is true, but not always. “When I ask our junior players and graduates that are playing in NCAA hockey, how can we further improve players for the next level, the most common answer I receive is mindset,” says Lascelle. “The mindset is not always easy to train or even further to change, but it is the key to success in the future, on and off the ice. There is no doubt our best players have a growth mindset.”

Great Response to Stick and Puck Program at the Benson Centre By Victoria Klassen


he drop-in Stick and Puck program offers children under 14 years old the opportunity to practise their hockey skills. It has been running at the Benson Centre for four years, said Lorne Taillon, the leisure arts co-ordinator. Any child with full hockey equipment, accompanied by an adult wearing skates and a helmet, can participate. Children do not need to be registered in minor hockey— everyone is welcome. “The response was great. People seemed to really like it and appreciate the program,” says Taillon. “So we just added more and more of them. Now we’re pretty much on a weekly basis.” The Stick and Puck program runs most Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. until the end of March. Starting in February, a new

Junior Stick and Puck program will be offered for youth, aged eight and younger, on select Saturdays at 8 a.m. “It’s not a scheduled practice, it’s just beneficial health-wise for physical activity, and it’s a good idea to work on skills; and it’s some time to spend with mom or dad on the ice,” says Taillon. The cost for the Stick and Puck program is $5 a person. There is a maximum ratio of one adult to two children on the ice. “Whenever you start a program, you hope that people will like the program and participate,” says Taillon. “Whenever I’m in on those days, and I see kids out there skating, and everybody smiling and having fun—that’s good enough for me.” Taillon says if you have a program idea for the Benson Centre, on or off the ice, to contact him at 613-9389898 ext. 2.

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The Sharks entered the tournament ranked second overall in the Province with an 8-0-1 record, having won Gold at the George Brown College Invitational in October and loosing in a shootout in the Championship game at the Sheridan College Invitational.

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istrict 8 will be hosting their Nordic Ski Competition on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Summerstown Trails. There will be the following categories: 5 km. Prediction Ski for Men and for Women, 55 years and over and the 5 km. Timed Trial Race for Men and for Women 55 years and over. This event will determine the district qualifiers for the Ontario Winter Games in Cobourg, Ontario on February 2123, 2017. Because this is a qualifier for the Ontario Winter Games the age category means that you must be 55 year or more in 2017. You must also reside in District 8, which comprises S.D.G., Prescott-Russell, and Akwesasne. Registration will take place from 9-10 a.m. at the Summerstown trailhead. The registration fee is $12. Your registration fee will permit you to enter all other District 8 Senior Events for the 2016-17 year. For more information or preregistration call Event Coordinator Stanley Fraser at 613-525-3777, District 8 Alpine Ski competitions will also be held in February. Please contact Event Coordinator Robert Peladeau at 613-931-1641, Angele Bouchard (Dist 8) gearing Let’s go and have some outdoor up for The Nordic Ski Competition Photo Submitted winter fun!

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n September 1897, the local paper reported the town of Cornwall was over-run with thugs and highwaymen. The citizens were in an uproar after separate incidents on September 13th and 14th when one man was stabbed and another held up at gunpoint. The Roach brothers, Joseph and Peter, were involved in a fight with some tramps in the northern part of the square mile and, when the dust settled, Joseph had been stabbed in the back and his brother robbed of $18. The tramps met up with Milles Roches resident Joseph Boileau who was heading to the GTR station to catch a train home. Boileau was clubbed to the ground and, while a second thug pointed a knife at his throat, robbed of his train fare of $5 and his watch. The scene caused quite a stir and that’s when local lacrosse star Billy Broderick entered the fray. Broderick and a friend James Madden went after the ‘Highwaymen’ and chased them into the woods north of the GTR station. Two of the robbers were captured, the knife recovered,

but the third man with the watch, escaped. The prisoners were turned over to the town police. The next day, Broderick went to the train station to meet a young man from Montreal’s Hibernian Lacrosse Club. Upon arrival, Broderick found the lad in a state of shock and learned that a ruffian from Montreal, also on the train, had led him down a side lane and, at the point of a revolver, he was made to hand over his watch. The thief was described and Billy Broderick again went into action; rounding up the Montreal ‘tuff’ and handing him over to the police. However, the frightened victim did not stick around and disappeared before authorities could speak with him. Billy Broderick was the son of James B. Broderick and Bridget McElligott. Referred to as one of Cornwall’s top lacrosse players, he played for Cornwall during the days of the famous Shamrocks team. Billy Broderick died at the age of 64 in Montreal—a local lacrosse legend and official “Good Samaritan” during the month of September 1897.

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Emma Thompson is a Gr. 7 Rothwell Osnabruck Lancer, who excels at both her school work and extracurricular activities. While she is achieving high marks in all areas, history is currently her favourite subject. So far this year, Emma has played on the intermediate school volleyball team and plans on playing every sport that is available to her! Outside of school, Emma has been playing hockey since she was just a tyke for the South Stormont Selects. This season, she is suited up for the Cornwall Typhoons Major Peewee Girls’ Team. Emma is a fierce competitor and patrols the blue line, while defending her team. As a team leader, she also earned the privilege of wearing the “A” on her jersey this season. Emma keeps in shape while working out with her teammates at the OHA gym. When you meet Emma is the hallways at school, she is always wearing her trademark smile!

Jenna Goulet has been playing for the SJCSS Lady Panthers Rugby Club for three years. “Rugby is my passion,” she says. “Rugby has changed me as a person and helped me overcome self-esteem and body issues. Everybody is different. There’s room for everyone on a rugby team. I love it. It gives me confidence.” Now in grade 11, Jenna captains the forwards for the Lady Panthers. Her coach says she is an invaluable part of the team, an experienced player who isn’t afraid to lead by example. Rugby has taken Jenna places. In the summer of 2015, she played for the Brockville Sirens U16 rugby club. She has played for Eastern Ontario U18 club at the Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships. She is excited about the Lady Panther’s upcoming YMCA sponsored rugby exchange with Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School in Surrey, British Colombia. “It’ll be a new experience, a great experience,” she said.

Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School Shaloo Menon is an energetic and amiable Grade 8 student who excels both academically and athletically. She is a consistent member of the “Holy Trinity Honour Roll”. Athletically, soccer is her passion, and her speed on the field is amazing to watch! Playing soccer since the age of 4, she’s been p l a y i n g with the Cornwall Blazers since age 10. Shaloo receives great support from her parents with her soccer commitments and all other endeavours she pursues! She plays the piano and guitar and participates in a robotics club. Other sports Shaloo enjoys are badminton, track & field, cross-country running, and volleyball. Shaloo aspires to become a lifeguard and has completed most of the required courses. The staff and students of Holy Trinity appreciate having Shaloo here and wish her the best in her future years!

Dallas MacMillan

Tyler Akins

Tagwi Secondary School Dallas MacMillan is a Grade 10 student at Tagwi Secondary School. From Finch, Dallas has been playing competitive broomball for the last three years. Dallas currently plays in the position of forward for the Eastern Thunder women’s juvenile team, based out of Osgoode, Ontario. In March of 2014, Dallas travelled to Alma, Quebec with the Eastern Thunder to participate in the Canadian Juvenile Broomball National Championships where her team placed 1st overall in their division. In March of 2015, Dallas travelled to Portage la Prairie, Manitoba to participate, once again, in Nationals, where her team placed 3rd overall in their division. This year Dallas is looking forward to competing at the 2016 Nationals being held in Arnprior, Ontario. In order to attend Nationals, teams must qualify at the annual Provincial Qualifiers held in Barrie, Ontario every year.

Kadrae Wright

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Tyler Akins is a grade 12 student who played lacrosse at the U-19

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Tyler started lacrosse at the age of 3 and has played locally for the Cornwall Celtics and South Glengarry Highlanders. He has also played for the Ottawa Capitals.

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home from Peterborough. This year, Tyler continues to be a role model on and off the field. Congratulations, Tyler.

Kadrae Wright, grade 12 student at SLSS, is a dominant presence on the basketball court and was named to the Tournament All Star team during a tournament in Brockville pre-Christmas. His coach, Jamie Carr, states “not only is Kadrae one of the most talented basketball players in Eastern Ontario, but he is also one of the hardest working as well. His offensive skills are second to none. Combined with his defensive abilities and his leadership, Kadrae is a special talent.” Coach Carr is not the only one who believes in Kadrae’s ability. Currently, Wright is being scouted by St. Lawrence College, Kingston, to play varsity basketball. Wright would like to study either Police Foundations or heating and refrigeration in college and his academic effort and results will get him there, as he has worked hard to achieve solid marks in his graduating year.


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Massey Gabrielle Bowen Novice A

Gabrielle Bowen plays defence for the SVR Novice team. She works hard to sharpen her defensive skills and has become quite the force to reckon with in front of the net! Gabrielle has learned how to effectively tie up the player looking for a pass to get by her goalie, and she is improving her work at the blue line each time she is out on the ice. Gabby cheers for the Montreal Canadiens and her favourite NHL player is defenceman PK Subban. Her favourite colour is blue and she loves Kraft Dinner. Besides playing hockey, Gabrielle likes to do gymnastics. When she grows up, she wants to be a teacher

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Mikael was the captain of the Novice Alexandria Glens last year and is enjoying his first season as a member of the Seaway Valley Rapids. His favourite team is the Chicago Blackhawks and he tries to pattern his game after his favourite player Patrick Kane. His favourite meal is spaghetti and his favourite restaurant is Subway. When Mikael is not playing hockey he can be found playing soccer and riding his four-wheeler.

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Hustler of the Month for the Seaway Valley Rapids Major Atom AA team is #33 Antoine Lafrance. He is in his third year of playing for the Rapids. Antoine can play any position and always does what is best for his team. He played defence his first two seasons, then this year he started playing centre, but he is now patrolling the blue line again. He embodies the definition of Hustler with his hard work, drive, and tenacity which is present at every game and practice. He is a highly skilled player with great speed, great checking, with a great backhand shot. His hockey sense is off the charts for a ten-year-old. When he has the chance, he loves to rush the puck, but is always the first guy to come back. His favourite hockey team is the Montreal Canadiens. Antoine is a pleasure to coach!

Jamieson in his second year with Seaway! He has come a long way with major improvements to his game since joining the Rapids. He is a right-handed shooter with great eye/hand co-ordination due to his joy of golfing during the summer months. Jamieson is learning to use this skill to improve his scoring touch, plus he is becoming more and more responsible in the defensive zone which gives confidence to the coach to put him out there at any point. He’s also becoming more intense and more physical if he gets the chance. Keep it up Jamieson….your hard work will pay off.

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Roenick Jodoin was chosen as this months hustler of the month. Roenick plays for the minor pewee AA as a centre man. He gives a hundred and ten percent every game as well as every practice. You can catch Roenick always flying down the ice a top speed...he consistently passes his puck to his teammates and always works hard. Roenick is hard along the boards always battling and never giving up. Roenick’s favorite hockey team is Chicago Blackhawksand his favorite player is Jonathan Toews! Keep up the great work Roenick! Truly a team player!

Curtis Bowman plays centre for the SVR Major P e e w e e Rapids. He is a two-way player who demonstrates a great work ethic. He skates hard and brings intensity to the ice, whether in practice or at a game, that is infectious. From the Inkerman area, Curtis travels at least one hour to practise and play on home ice with the Rapids team. Despite the drive, Bowman arrives to each practice on time and ready to work on his hockey skills. He consistently puts forth a full effort on the ice. Great work, Curtis!

Hunter is a player who reads the game well. He is a versatile player and can play all 3 zones. He loves to battle the puck along the boards a n d in the corners. His hard work and fierce tenacity help him win many battles, plus he can hit like a tank. He is a diligent, enthusiastic, determined player who means business. When he’s not on the ice, he is working very hard at home on his family’s dairy farm. Hunter is a grade 9 student at GDHS, and plays on most of his school’s sports teams. Hunter has also competed in the intermediate heavy events at the Maxville Highland Games, and, yes, he can toss the caber.

Zenan Biron shows up every game and every practice with a smile and a readiness to learn. He’s an aggressive hockey player who uses his rather large frame to its full advantage. Zenan loves to mix it up in the corners and provides a strong net presence for us in the offensive zone. His level of compete is never in question and his puck battles in the corners are epic. I think his reach with the stick is probably about 9 feet and he uses every inch of it to his advantage on the back check and in the defensive zone. He has been a pleasure to work with this year and a great team mate on and off the ice. Great Job big Z.




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Strength and Conditioning for Boxers and Athletes Should boxers lift weights? Do boxers lift weights?

By Jorge Luis


seem to have a reputation as an old school guy and trainer. In fact I am. So, should boxers weight train or to use the more popular term, do strength and conditioning? The answer to that is -Yes! Simply put, a stronger athlete is a better athlete... Period. However the strength training has to be functional to the relative sport and must meet the demands of the sport. I hear, all the time, cardio is overrated and not necessary. Weight training will cover everything. Not true. Anyone who says that has never been inside a ring or cage and actually fought. Trust me, if you have no cardio you get defeated and quickly. As the old adage goes “fatigue makes cowards of us all”. A boxer cannot strength train like a body builder. A boxer does not want to have flaring lats and monster traps and big bulging biceps. It looks good and you do get bigger and stronger, but it is not applicable to boxing nor is it functional. If your opponent is going to make your heart rate accelerate and make you gasp for air, it only makes sense to make this happen in training. Cardio is not only running or cycling or swimming but performing the activity you’re training for at a pace and rate to make you feel the stress; stressing the athlete mentally and physically the way he will be stressed in an actual bout. Train hard = fight easier.

lifting movements for boxers like heavy squats, bench press, and dead lift all in an explosive manner. Olympic-style lifting, like clean and jerk and snatch as well. They are explosive and use many groups of muscles at once. They increase tendon strength. I also quite like sledge hammer work for fighters. It works the grip, hands, forearm, core, and legs...and taxes the cardio. Flipping tires, pushing and pulling a weighted sled, and of course body weight exercises such as pull-ups, pushups, squats, burpees, etc. work strength and cardio. Many feel running does not transfer its benefits over to the ring or cage. Well next time you watch a boxing match or MMA match watch how many steps they take and how much they move during the course of the match. Running prepares the legs in a functional way that cannot be duplicated by any machines.

I advocate training with free weights, not machines, as much as possible, unless you have a particular weak muscle group you want to isolate and develop. I was once or twice told that weight training would cut my boxers’ training in half. In other words more time in the weight room translates to less time in the boxing gym....Not true. A fitness guru once told me a boxer should only run 1 maybe 2 times a week; train on techniques 2-3 times a week, max 1 - 1.5 hours and weight train 3-4 times weekly 1.5 - 2 hours. Is something wrong with this picture? The emphasis is on weights and strength.

The great trainer, Emanuel Steward, of Detroit MI, who ran the famous Kronk Gym and produced 7 or 8 world champions from scratch, told me when he trained Evander Holyfield, that’s how he trained. Cardio was done on machines; strength training was done almost daily. Evander sometimes came to the boxing I personally advocate for power gym and refused to spar and

work the bag because he was too sore and tired from strength and conditioning. Emanuel cut the weight training to 2-3 times a week, roadwork “outside” became regular 3-4 times a week and training in the boxing gym was 5 times a week 1.5 - 2 hour sessions. One day off in the week, 1 day off on the weekend. Evander flourished, actually gained weight, and regained his title against Riddick Bowe. Emanuel was partial to the old school ways but felt a stronger athlete was a better athlete.

However strength training does NOT take the place of actual skills training and practise on targets and in the ring; using your muscles the way you will use them in the ring or the cage. And roadwork is Road-Work...meaning working out on the road, jogging, stopping to shadowbox, doing some sprints, some pushups, and sit-ups, then continuing running, running backwards, forwards, side to side. Use your legs in training the way you will use them in the ring. Makes sense!? Guess what, the old time boxers like Joe Luis, Rocky Marciano, and Ali all trained like this. Many old timers dug ditches, hauled bundles of shingles, chopped wood, and used a hammer and a saw. They worked by day, trained by night, jogged in the morning before work. One example of this was Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who worked construction by day and trained at night ‘til he became World Champion. He built functional strength and was built like a brick house. Remember weights are great, but not the only way to build strength. Improvise; get stronger doing what you’re doing. Strength training helps but does not replace technical skill training and practise with partners, bag and mitt work, and shadow boxing to correct mistakes picked up by the coach in sparring and shadow boxing, and


roadwork to ensure you will be able to endure and go the distance. Strength and conditioning are supplements to the overall picture, not the focus of training. Remember “perfect practice makes perfect performance”. Strive for perfection.

In closing...I want to wish all sports and fight fans a Happy, Healthy and Fulfilling New Year. Reach for your dreams and never give up. Be all you can be and strive to be the best. You will never know if you don’t try. Find out what you are made of and how far you can go. Many thanks to the City of Cornwall, our great City Council, and the Parks and Recreation Department for extending Champs Eastside Boxing’s contract. Thank you, for giving us a chance and our youth an opportunity to excel. To my recreational members strive to be your best, to my competitors reach for your dreams, don’t be afraid to try. Let’s make it our best year ever. To Tony, my son, may your dreams come true. Let’s win a World Title and not just fight for one. To my friends and family many blessings and thank you, and last but not least Thank You to my wife, Elaine for putting up with me and this crazy life boxing is. Just a short addition- Jorge, it may be a crazy and hectic life at times but one that I embrace and truly isn’t only my love for you that keeps me involved but my passion for combat sports (which was there long before you came along) and for making a difference in the lives of those we train. There is nowhere I would rather be - looking forward to the year ahead and many more adventures. Happy New Year One and All Yours in youth and all combat sports

Jorge Luis and Elaine Luis


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Selects Defeat Selects in Akwesasne By Staff Writer


he folks from South Stormont novice B teams were treated to an exciting tournament in Akwesasne on January 17. Both of their two novice B teams reached the championship final after a fun day at the “Turtle Dome”.

“This was an excellent tournament with lots for the kids and adults to do throughout the day,” said B2 Selects Manager Amanda McMillan. “We were welcomed into the tournament with less than 24 hours notice which made our kids’ day. Thanks to the Akwesasne association for allowing us to take part!”

In the end, it was the B2 Selects To open the event, the B2 Selects who captured victory over the B1 defeated a team from Canton, NY, squad by a 5-2 score. the North County Selects, 2-0. Knotted at 2-2 heading into Chenier potted both goals for the the third period, the B2 Selects winners while Kolton Belmonte scored three unanswered goals to registered the shutout in goal. skate away with the win. Ethan Butler and Casey Hayward led the winners with two goals each while Nuela Wheeler added a single. Jack Chenier had two assists while Daine McMillan and Oakley Ingram had one. For the B1 Selects, Bennett Harty had a goal and an assist while Sam Gurnsey rounded out the scoring. Sam Turcotte also had an assist.

The B2 Selects second game was against host Akwesasne, with South Stormont skating to an 8-2 victory. Hayward, Nolan Swerdfeger, and Chenier each scored two goals in the victory with Maxime Bazinet and Butler adding singles. Assists were handed out by Butler and Wheeler. Both of Akwesasne’s goals came from Lorenzo Rand.

The South Stormont B2 Selects captured the A championship at a tournament in Akwesasne on January 17. Pictured front left are: Kolton Belmonte, Casey Hayward and Oakley Ingram. Middle row from left: Jensen Warner, Nolan Swerdfeger, Daine McMillan, Nuala Wheeler. Back row from left: Jayden McMillan, Maxime Bazinet, Jack Chenier and Ethan Butler. Back row from left: coaches Trevor Wheeler, Brian Photo submitted: Amanda McMillan Swerdfeger and Rob Hayward.

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One-Stop Solution for Better Health

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HAT if I could offer you one solution ONE solution to improve your general health, which would make the biggest difference in improving your well-being, with minimal side effects and the following benefit? • Reduction of knee arthritis disability and pain by 47% • Reduction of progression of dementia and Alzheimer by 50% • Reduction of diabetes effect by 50% when combined with other lifestyle changes • Reduction of hip fracture

incidence by 41% in menopausal women • Reduction of anxiety by 40% • Reduction of depression by 30 to 47% (dose dependent) • Reduction of 12-29% rate of getting high blood pressure • Reduction of the risk of death by 23% • #1 treatment for fatigue • And know to improve general quality of life And the solution is simply ½ hour of exercise per day. SIMPLE! In fact, inactivity/

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Cornwall Atom B Typhoons Girls Bring Home Silver By Staff Writer


he Cornwall Atom B Typhoons brought home the Silver medal at the 40th Annual Belleville Bearcats Girls’ Hockey Tournament. The Typhoons went 3-0 in the round-robin thanks to 4-1, 3-1, and 3-2 victories. The Typhoons had an exciting rematch against the Gloucester/ Cumberland Stars in the final, dropping a 4-3 shootout decision. The Typhoons had

scored twice with the net empty for an extra skater in the final 1:16 of the third period to force overtime. Olivia Laplante led the Typhoons offence with 3 goals during the tournament. Ava Bellefeuille, Kristen Zeran, and Julia Cameron each scored twice. Maude Millette, Bella Vincent, Ella Dickson, and Paisley Cook had one goal each. The two goaltenders split duties with Emily McLaughlin picking up two round- robin victories and Amelie Brunet in goal for one win.




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Positions are open in the following divisions: Novice A players ..........born 2008-2009 Minor Atom A players ...........born 2007 Major Atom AA players ........born 2006 Minor PeeWee AA players ...born 2005 Major PeeWee AA players ...born 2004 Minor Bantam AA players.....born 2003 Major Bantam AA players.....born 2002 Midget AA players .......born 1999-2001

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Front L to R: Amelie Brunet and Emily McLaughlin 2nd Row L to R: Ryese Brownell, Julia Murphy, Olivia Laplante, Elizabeth Arbic, Emily Bethune, Julia Cameron, Kristen Zeran Back Row L to R: Keith Dickson (assistant coach), Christine Cicchini (trainer), Peyton Cicchini, Ella Dickson, Maude Millette, Jeff Carter (assistant coach), Paisley Cook, Ava Bellefeuille, Alain Bellefeuille (manager), Olivia Carter, Ian Laplante (head coach), and Bella Vincent

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NGS Bantam C Braves win in Spencerville By Staff Writer


he NGS Bantam C Braves prevailed in an intense A final championship game to win the South Grenville Minor Hockey Tournament on January 10. The victory was celebrated after the culmination of an exciting, penalty-filled match ... a shootout victory over the host Rangers. In the championship game, Beau Watkins scored with 13 seconds remaining in the first period to give NGS a 1-0 lead. Liam Ault assisted the tally. After leading for most of the final, the Braves were forced to play into overtime after South Grenville knotted the score at 1-1 with 5:38 remaining. The game moved to a 4-on-4 overtime period, and remained tied after that session. Next up was 3 on 3. The Braves survived a penalty shot infraction during this period and the game was sent to a shootout. The Braves won the tie-breaker 3-1. “The game had it all,” said Coach Todd McIntyre. “Three periods of intense hockey full of penalties. Overtime. A penalty shot. A shootout. Our goaltending was fantastic all day.” South Grenville was assessed 13 minor penalties in the game while NGS had 9, as well as the penalty shot infraction during the 3-on-3 overtime session. Daniel Cantin and Nathaniel Noel teamed up in goal to lead their team to the title. To open the tournament, the Braves defeated Ottawa Centre 5-2. Watkins scored twice and singles went to Ault, Joshua McIntyre, and Brayden Casselman. Caleb Raymond scored two, Zachary Eamons and McIntyre each had assists. In their second game, the Braves faced the West End Hockey League (Ottawa) Muskrats and skated to a 7-2 win. Watkins led the charge once again with four goals and an assist. McIntyre potted two goals and Ault rounded out the scoring for NGS. Adding assists were Raymond, Kate Kelly, Joey Beugger; with two, Ault and Casselman.

The NGS Bantam C Braves captured the A championship at a tournament hosted by the South Grenville Rangers on January 10. Posing for a team selfie are Nathaniel Noel, Daniel Cantin, Joey Beugger, Caleb Raymond, Derek Haley, Brayden Casselman, Liam Ault, Joshua McIntyre, Trent Shane, Kate Kelly, Beau Watkins, Zachary Emmons, Assistant Coach Erich Beugger, Manager Christine Casselman, and Head Coach Todd McIntyre. Absent from photo are: Gabe Photo submitted by Christine Casselman Webb and Ethan Canham.

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oxborough Gardens resident Aiden Laforest has been enjoying his first year as a minor hockey league goaltender playing for the NGS Novice C Braves. The seven-year-old recently registered his first shutout during a win in Alexandria. “It was awesome, it felt unbelievable,” said the St. Andrew’s School student. “I really like playing goalie. I like making saves and trying to not let any goals in.” Along with hockey, Laforest also keeps busy in the summer playing soccer and ball hockey.

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Novice Rapids Start 2016 with a Winning Streak By Carrie Seguin




ust three days into the New Year, the SVR Novice Rapids were on the road to visit the Nepean Raiders. Coming off their tournament win in St. Catharines, the Rapids were ready for play; but the Raiders, who are close behind the Seaway team in league standings, weren’t going to give up a win easily. At the end of first period play, the game remained scoreless. During second period action, SVR was first to hit the score board with two goals within 40 seconds of each other. The Raiders answered back with a goal of their own, but the Rapids widened the gap with another just seconds later. Third period game play was intense with both teams finding themselves in penalty trouble, however strong penalty killing by both teams resulted in no power play scoring. The Raiders pocketed the only goal of the third period. The Hydro One final score of the game was 3-2 for SVR. Points were earned by Tristan Delisle, and Zachary Carroll. The Villeneuve Group of Businesses Player of the Game was earned by defenceman Warren Lalonde. He worked especially hard in the third period to keep the Raiders from capitalizing during three separate power play opportunities.

The following weekend, the Raiders visited the Rapids on home ice in Maxville. The Nepean team attacked the net fiercely during the first minutes of play, scoring a quick one off the bat. Toward the end of the period, the Rapids evened things up with a goal of their own. Period two was scoreless as the net minders defended their creases solidly. Early in the third period, the Raiders scored to push them ahead by 1, but, taking advantage of Nepean penalty trouble, the Rapids scored two power play goals to tie and take the lead. With less than 4 minutes left in the game, the Raiders were awarded a penalty shot, however goalie Eli Seguin stopped the five-hole attempt. The Raiders continued to work hard to tie the score up, but the Rapids scored another putting them ahead by 2. In the final seconds of the matchup, Nepean scored to bring them to within 1, but time ran out and the Rapids skated away with the win. Rapids goals were scored by Owen McMillan, Jenson White, and Delisle. Assists were awarded to Owen Corput, Alex Delormier, Chancey Novosad, Delisle, and White. The Hydro One final score of the game was 4-3. Chancey Novosad was named the AJ Sports Player of the Game for his tenacious effort at manning the blue line and clearing the puck out of




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January 16th saw the Rapids face off against the Kanata Blazers, a team they have been battling with for second place over the last months of league play. Toward the final minutes of a back-and-forth first period, the Rapids got one past the Blazers’ goalie to put them in the lead. Just under 2 minutes into the second period, the Kanata team cracked the Rapids’ net and tied things up. Game play continued in a ping-pong fashion with the Rapids netting another goal and then the Blazers scoring just afterward. By the end of the second period, the score was tied at 3. Third period belonged to the SVR team: the Rapids offence notched 4 goals and the defensive squad allowed nothing past them. The Hydro One score of the game ended 7-3 in SVR’s favour. Delormier, Parker Thompson, and Delisle scored for the Rapids team. Delormier also logged 3 assists. Delormier’s offensive pressure and team play earned him the J. Bernier Excavations Player of the Game. With this three game win-streak to start the back end of the season off, the SVR Novice team again find themselves tied with the Kanata Blazers for second place in league standings, and only 7 points behind first place Gloucester Rangers.

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Jorja Champagne is a young goalie who plays for the Char-Lan Minor Hockey Association. A defensive player turned goalie, Jorja has been in the crease for three years now. She presently plays for the Atom B team, and to date her team stands at the top of their division with a 17-0 record --- she is the lone goalie for the team. Jorja has also been asked to take on the job of net-minding for the Peewee B team, since their only goalie suffered an injury to the hand just before Christmas. She has been doing a stellar job between the pipes for that team too. Recently, the team won a Bronze medal in the Long Sault Peewee B tournament; Jorja being a key player to help earn their hardware in an exciting shootout finale. This young goalie loves playing in the net. Jorja enjoys the pressure of trying to stop the puck, especially during close games. She starts off each game aiming for a shutout. A Grade 5 student at Rose des Vents, Jorja enjoys math and phys. ed, and she can often be found volunteering for student duties at lunch and recess. During her spare time, she enjoys staying active by playing different sports like soccer, downhill skiing, and karate. Jorja also enjoys time outside with her neighbour friends and brother Aiden.




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laude Collette, local fisherman and business owner, started his business “Collette’s Ice Hutt Rentals” about 25 years ago. It started with Collette owning a bait and tackle shop, as a side job and staying with it as something to do during his retirement. Most days, you’ll find Collette on Hoople Creek, fishing. What does Collette like so much about fishing? “I guess the sport of it all, just trying to figure them out,” says Collette. “Out here, with the shacks and everything, you kind of talk to everybody and there’s kind of a community thing here. Word gets around pretty fast on the river here.” His earliest memory dates back to when he was 5 or 6 years old, “fishing underneath the copper dam at Loch Garry, there were just thousands of minnows there and it just inspired me ever since then. My school teacher, Fran Laflamme, God bless her soul, she got me going onto doing something you want to do with your life, so I wrote a poem on it in grade nine, still have it, full of errors and spelling,” says Collette. This inspiration stayed with Collette all through his life. His favourite fishing memory up until now, Collette says is hard to pinpoint, as he’s got so many. “When fishing you never know day-to-day what a memory is going

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“I had bought a bait and tackle shop as a sideline from working as an engineer at Domtar,” says Collette. “I decided to put out my own personal shack, and lo and behold I was able to rent it from the shop and so I built 8 and then I built another 20. Bought some here, fixed some there and started this business, being that there were no other shacks at one time, out here where we are right now; to a point where there’s, in a good year, 70 and a year like this maybe 50.” Winter fishing is by far Collette’s favourite. “Just the hard ice, being able to walk all over and just the cold weather I guess heritage maybe from the Collette line. Winter just impresses me most of all, of all seasons,” says Collette. Of course, Collette’s favourite place to fish is Hoople Creek, where he grew up and eventually grew a business. “Our fish are getting bigger, it’s getting more notoriety,” says Collette. “Don’t forget this is brand new since 1958, so this was farmland, not fishing territory so it’s all brand new.” Claude Collette with grandson Tristan


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Rafeek Mohamed Talks Multisport By Molly Kett


afeek Mohamed has been with the Cornwall Multisport Club for 10 years or so, but his interest in Multi-Sport began a little unconventionally. “I started running while in elementary school because I wanted to play lunchtime cricket and soccer. I also had to go home for lunch and I’d miss the game, so I began running home for lunch and back to school as fast as I could to get more play time,” says Mohamed. “At that time I was interested in cricket and soccer but my daily running routine improved my running. I continued running since then and when I moved to Cornwall and joined the Cornwall Multisport club I began doing other events like biking and so on.” Mohamed says he joined the club for group fitness. He participates in a number of events, including biking, running and Duathlon. “I run for fun, fitness and sometimes for competition. The Multisport club has about 350 members who have the same interests, so it’s a really nice group of people who enjoy the same things I do,” says Mohamed. His favourite part of participating in Multisport is doing so with family. “My wife also enjoys doing the same type of activities.” says Mohamed. “When I go for a long bike ride it is more enjoyable when she joins me. She also joins me for running, hiking, or snowshoeing.” The couple stays very active, even when they travel. They have hiked 9 of the 46 high peaks of the Adirondacks, the Gros Piton in St.

Lucia, and Mt. Cotopaxi in Ecuador. Mohamed also does trail running, and snowshoe running.

Mohamed says the club is important, as it provides an environment for people with similar interests to meet and enjoy activities together as a group. The Cornwall Multisport club arranges activities for all ages, including children. “It’s important because many people may not participate if there isn’t a group to support and encourage them along. The club provides coaching sessions and there is a learn-to-run program that is done once a year. Last year there were 30 new members who joined the club as a result of the learn-to-run program. It’s a great way for beginners to get started,” says Mohamed. Coming up next is a big event on April 30, 2016, the Cornwall Run to End MS, in which he will participate, in either the full or half marathon. After recent retirement, Mohamed decided to give back to the club, participating on the executive and helping to arrange or volunteer at some club events. His further involvement granted him a memorable and unique experience. Earlier this year during the Pan Am Games he was selected to be a torch bearer, the torch travelled from Mexico to Toronto. When it passed through Brockville, he was one of the participants who carried the torch through the city. “It was a fun and memorable experience.” says Mohamed. You can find more information about the Cornwall Multisport Club at: Rafeek and his wife, Donna Mohamed

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fter participating in the Bell Capital Cup over the holidays, the Seaway Valley Major Atom AA team returned to league play on Sunday, January 3rd in a game sponsored by AXXIS Optical. The Rapids were facing a surging Silver Seven, but it was a must-win for the Rapids to be ensured a spot in the playoffs. The boys did not disappoint. Assistant Captain Marco McCarthy got the first goal of the New Year assisted by Ethan Montroy and Braxton D’alessio. The Silver Seven tied it in the second period, but D’alessio put one in the net on a pass from defenceman Thomas Shoniker.

The Silver Seven were able to convert on a power play to tie it up, but Ben Pilon managed to sneak one in past the goalie. The Rapids were leading by 1 going into the third period, but the Silver Seven tied it in the first minute and a half of play. Despite suffering three penalties in the third, the Rapids were able to kill all three and managed to score when Captain Carson Martin connected with defenceman Shonniker and Assistant Captain Jonah Ashby. The Rapids did just enough to win against the Silver Seven with a final score of 4-3 with goalie Mathieu Sauvé earning the win.

in a game sponsored by The Cutting Edge. The Rapids again opened the scoring when Jett Jock bounced one in on a pass from Jimmy Sullivan. The boys were on fire and scored three more times in the first period. Brennan Lashomb scored unassisted, followed by the lethal combination of Montroy and McCarthy who connected twice for two more goals. The Rapids were leading 4-1 going into the second period. The only goal in the second period went to the Blazers who narrowed the gap to two. In the third, the Rapids got a quick goal from D’alessio with an assist from Assistant Captain McCarthy. The boys then let down and allowed Next, the Rapids travelled to the Blazers to even it up, but Assistant Ottawa to face the Kanata Blazers,

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Recently, local boxer Tony Luis has had a second fight cancellation in a row. While unseen situations do arise, Tony is a professional boxer and trains hard for upcoming events. Do you feel fight promoters should offer some form of financial compensation to fighters who are not responsible for the cancellation?

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Gilles Gaudet - Sports Enthusiast - While boxing is often referred to as the “sweet science”, some boxing promoters have made millions taking advantage of boxers. That’s a sour fact, scientific or not. The two most infamous promoters, Bob Arum and Don King, are worth an estimated 200 million dollars and 150 million dollars, respectively. That’s where the respect ends. In the US there’s only one professional sport that doesn’t have a pension plan for retired athletes. If you guessed boxing; ding! ding! you’ve answered the bell. So to answer the question, boxers should absolutely receive compensation for cancelled fights. That will happen when the Arums, the Kings, and the rest of their ilk, are gone from the boxing world.

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Jim Riddell - Seaway Karate Club - Boxing is a sport where the cost to prepare, travel, and train for an upcoming bout are the responsibility of the fighter and can be quite significant. Tony Luis is a world class athlete who has to travel to either Montreal or well into New York State to find suitable sparring partners. There are the licensing fees for both the fighter and his corner men in the jurisdiction where the fight is to be held. The medical requirements include a vision test, physical, blood work testing for HIV, Hep B and C, an ECG, and an EEG to check for any abnormal activity of the heart and brain. These tests cost and are only valid for 30 days in the province of Ontario, so in Tony’s case, all tests would have to be redone following the first cancellation. Once the contract is signed a pro fighter has to invest a considerable amount of money before the opening bell and should be fully compensated for all expenses incurred.

Jake Lapierre - Conditioning Coach - Like many sports, professional boxing is a business governed by rules, processes, and guidelines enforced by a myriad of boxing organizations. Agreements between organizations, promoters, venues, agents, and fighters are set up through time-sensitive contracts. Good fight promoters know what’s required to put a card together and active athletes know they should be fight ready when called up for a fight, which is often on short notice. Before a fighter receives compensation for a cancelled fight, “ink to paper” is required. Without a contract, it’s unrealistic to believe promoters would offer any type of compensation to fighters for cancelled fights. If a fighter has a signed contract in hand however, promoters are bound by the agreement. An example of such an incident occurred in UFC with a scheduled straw weight MMA female match between Nina Ansaroff vs Rose Namajunas. The fight was cancelled because Namajunas had the flu. Ansaroff received full compensation for a cancelled fight. Do I feel promoters should offer financial compensation to fighters who are not responsible for cancellations? It’s all about the paperwork.



BEHIND THE BENCH Sean Boulerice and Mike Pettinella

The next year he joined forces with Pettinella and they looked into entering some college tournaments throughout Ontario. They entered a number of these and were quite successful and this was basically the beginning of what has become a well-respected program throughout the province.

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ean Boulerice has been involved in hockey for quite some time. He refereed the Canadian University National Championship in 1991, and the Centennial Cup, now known as the Royal Bank Cup, in that same year. Boulerice refereed for nine years in the Ontario Hockey League and three in the American Hockey League. His refereeing also saw two years of professional roller hockey and, in 1993, he obtained his Level 6 referee certification, the highest level achievable, in Hockey Canada. Now, Boulerice is a professor at St. Lawrence College in Cornwall. He teaches accounting in their business program and coaches both the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the school. His co-coach, Mike Pettinella, is a Computer AV

SLC Sharks Coaches Mike Pettinella and Sean Boulerice

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Technologist at St. Lawrence. The pair crossed paths when Boulerice was refereeing in the American Hockey League and Pettinella was working for the Cornwall Aces. Sharks Hockey began at St. Lawrence in 1997. “There was an intramural league in existence but there was no longer any varsity

hockey, since back in the days of the SLC Cornwall Road Runners. Mike Pettinella played on that first team that I coached,” says Boulerice. “We played in a tri-campus tournament against the other two SLC campuses, Brockville and Kingston, and a few exhibition games in Upper New York State”.

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The men’s team evolved very quickly, and Boulerice says it wasn’t long before they were approached by a group of interested female students about coaching them. They agreed that if there was enough interest, they would coach. In 2005, St. Lawrence College’s female hockey began. Boulerice and Pettinella have been coaching both teams since. Along the way, Boulerice was fortunate to see both his daughters pull on the SLC jersey and skate for the Sharks. A quick Continued on page 23

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Boulerice has also coached the St. Lawrence College golf team for 15 years and spent a number of seasons coaching his daughters in minor hockey. Pettinella has coached men’s and women’s indoor soccer as well as cross-country running teams for the Cornwall campus. He has coached minor sports in Cornwall’s community as well. “The number one reason that we coach is because of the kids and their college experience. If you were to ever ask any player that went through our system, the majority of them would look back on Sharks’ hockey as one of their most memorable moments at SLC,” says Boulerice. “Our philosophy is to treat them like professionals and they will perform like professionals.” Pettinella says he and Boulerice pride themselves on being the most organized and prepared team. “There is probably not a team in

the loop as disciplined as us. We do not condone the undisciplined approach. The players have all bought in and this has not been an issue,” says Pettinella.

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In terms of favourite coaching memories, Boulerice and Petinella have countless ones to reminisce over. From an on-ice perspective, Boulerice says they will never forget the three provincial championships they have been able to win. “The competition is fierce in both Men’s and Women’s hockey so to come out on top is really quite a feat,” says Boulerice. “Honestly though, running into former players after all these years and hearing them talk Sharks’ hockey and reminiscing about their days on the team, makes it all so worthwhile. We have been at the helm for 17 years. We have been fortunate to have touched 100’s of lives and enhanced their post-secondary education experience. At the end of the day, championships are exciting but friendships that Sharks’ hockey has developed over the years and still remain strong today, makes it all worthwhile.”

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Williams Makes His Shot Count was all captured on camera by Brentt Williams, David’s father. hat appeared to be a one- Both teams celebrated the basket. sided basketball game This being the first time between the Cornwall Collegiate David Williams scored in a game, and Vocational School Raiders and he and his father were ecstatic the École secondaire catholique about the event. According to La Citadelle Patriots, became a beautiful display of sportsmanship team mates, David had been very committed to the team and was in the game’s dying minutes. proud to contribute to the team. As the Raiders trailed by 20 Since then, Amédé and points in the game’s final minutes, CCVS had put David William David have had their heartonto the court. David Williams is warming story shared on Facebook a 16 year old boy, diagnosed with and covered by national news. autism from a young age, who According to Williams, he has doesn’t get the opportunity to play been recognized by his school and student body. in games frequently. By John MacGillis


With less than a minute left, Amédé Fontaine, a player from La Citadelle, passed Williams the ball. Williams travelled up the court with the ball and shot twice, sinking a buzzer beater. Which

This touching event shows just how moving the actions of one person can be. David Williams is continuing his involvement with basketball with the same, if not more enthusiasm, as before.

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AIR GLIDERS ...................................................................... Jean Juneau ............... 613-932-5103 Rachelle Davis ............ 613-935-4714 AQUATICS Sea Lions Swim Club AUTO RACING Mohawk International Raceway .................... Brian Mulligan ............ 613-938-6751 BADMINTON SD&G Badminton Club.................................. Ken Kyer ..................... 613-936-8827 BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Cornwall District Minor Baseball ................... Susan Poirier .............. 613-936-8827 Cornwall Optimist Minor Softball ................ Cornwall Kinsmen Minor Girls Softball ....... Mike Turcotte ............. 613-933-3837 Ladies Fastball Fith Wheel 18 Wheelers, ..... Brian Tardiff ............... 613-938-2950 Navy Club Mens Fastball ............................... Brian O’Neill ................ 613-936-1960 ...................................................................... Frank Marceau ............ 613-936-9077 BASKETBALL United Counties Minor Basketball ................. Brad DeRochie ............ 613-938-0533 BILLIARDS Rack M Up Billiards....................................... Doug Disotell .............. 613-933-9362 BOWLING Olympia Bowl .................................................................................... 613-932-8421 BOXING East Side Community Boxing Club ................ Jorge Luis................... 613-933-5618 BROOMBALL

Upcoming Cornwall Broomball League ..... Eric MacDonald ................ 613-936-2299

EQUESTRIAN Holly Hill Farm .............................................. Kate/Robbie Mac Intyre ......613-931-2493 St Georges Equestrian .................................. Suzanne Lacroix Whispering Meadows ................................... Allison Blair St Thomas Rose Quarter Horses ..................................... Karen Aitken Sarabeau Stables .......................................... Sandy Marcellus ......... 613-543-4561 Upper Scotch Farm ....................................... Kelley Ferguson Drogheda Manor ........................................... Garry Meek FIGURE SKATING Skate Cornwall .................................................................................. 613-936-9290 Can-Skate Learn to Skate .................................................................. 613-936-9290 FOOTBALL Cornwall Men’s Flag Football......................... Steve McMillan ........... 613-551- 4605 Cornwall Minor Football Association ............. Rod Simpson .............. 613-936-2888 GOLF Archie’s Family Golf Centre ............................................................... 613-932-8255 Cornwall Golf & Country Club ........................................................... 613-931-1122 Heritage Golf Club ............................................................................ 613-347-3738 Summerheights Golf Links............................ Katie MacLennan .................613-938-8009 ........ Upper Canada Golf Course ................................................................ 613-543-2003 GYMNASTICS Cornwall Gymnastics Club ............................ Tammy Mcallister ....... 613-933-4356 HOCKEY ASSOCIATIONS Akwesasne Minor Hockey Association .......... Mark Terrance............. 315-250-0287 Alexandria Minor Hockey Association ........... Kevin Ctaig ................. 613-551-2698 CharLan Minor Hockey Association .............. Bruce McRae .............. 613-347-3406 Cornwall Minor Hockey Association .............. Patrick McLeod........... 613-933-8586 NGS Minor Hockey Association .................... Chad Brownlee ........... 613-984-0410 South Stormont Minor Hockey Association .... Brad Maloney ............. 613-346-0888 Seaway Valley Minor Hockey Association ..... Mark Desnoyers ......... 613-571-6517 Cornwall Adult Hockey Academy for Beginners ........ Mario Laroche ............ 613-363-3861 Cornwall Colts Junior A Hockey .................... Ian MacInnis ............... 613-930-9300 Cornwall Girls Hockey Association ................ Rod McLeod Cornwall Women’s Recreational Hockey League .... Sylvie Jans .......................................................... Cornwall River Kings ..................................... Mike Lecuyer ............. 613-933-9797 Cornwall Minor Ball Hockey League .............. Gerry Sommerville...... 613-703-9183 Cornwall Women’s Ball Hockey League......... Dominique Laroche .... 613-936-2020 Cornwall Men’s Ball Hockey League .............. Mitch Gagne ............... 613-932-4471 HIGHLAND DANCING SD&G Highland Dancing Association ............ Sherry Crawford-MacLachlan... 613-347-1426 Sports Energy is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided on this page. If your sports organization would like to be included in this page, please email Carried Forward If your organization is listed and information should be updated, please forward current information.


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s the days get longer and the hint of spring teases us, our collective sports’ minds adjust to focus on the stretch run towards the NHL and NBA playoffs. There’s the possibility that no Canadian teams will be in the chase for Lord Stanley’s Cup after the regular season and our nation’s only pro basketball team could make a deep post season run. Then there’s the pleasant thought of pitchers and catchers reporting to Major League Baseball camps throughout this month and focusing on who will round out the Blue Jays pitching staff for 2016 and will have the same moxie, as they look to build on last year’s successes.

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numbered year), we begin to wonder who will be inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame when the Benson Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner takes place in August. There are almost 400 athletes, coaches, and builders whose names fill in the Hall of Fame display case at the Civic Complex. This year will remind us of some sports’ heroes from years gone by as well the celebration of more recent sports’ careers that made an indelible mark on our community.

National, and World Champions who continue to solidify Cornwall’s place on the sports’ map.

And personally, my focus will shift from following and being a fan of my daughter’s Atom B Girls’ hockey team, as their season wraps up, to watching Kinsmen Girls’ Softball hold their version of spring training for all the young ladies who like to play ball. I’m looking forward to once again coaching in the Squirt Division – 10, 11 & 12 year olds who are just learning to Even before that, the 52nd Cornwall throw windmill and are able to understand Lions Club Sports’ Awards Dinner will a lot of the nuances from the great game of take place on Wednesday, May 11th at the softball. Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference February is a special time in the sports’ Centre. The Jacques Richard Trophy will world, both home and abroad. Here’s to once again be awarded to the top sports enjoying one of the best times of the year personality in Cornwall and Area from the on the sports’ calendar. past 12 months. There is no shortage of With Murphy Law, I’m David Murphy. Locally, because it’s 2016 (an even successful candidates including Provincial,


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JIU JITSU CLUB Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club .................................. Stephen Lefebvre ........ 613-930-5489 KARATE Mike’s Karate Club ........................................ Mike Bissonnette ........ 613-932-9054 ....... .......... Seaway Karate............................................... Jim Riddell ................. 613-534-2042 JJS Kenpo Karate .......................................... Brenda Saucier ........... 613-577-0299 LACROSSE Cornwall Minor Lacrosse .............................. Terry Turcotte ............. 613-937-3354 SOCCER Kinsmen Minor Soccer Association .................................................. 613-938-1545 S.D.&G. Blazers ............................................ Mike Gilligan ............... 613-938-1545 Cornwall & District Soccer ............................ Chris Smith................. 613-931-2176 Cornwall Indoor Soccer ................................ Frank Chartrand .......... 613-933-5103 Cornwall City Soccer ..................................... Frank Chartrand .......... 613-933-5103 Glengarry Soccer League .............................. Stephanie Youth Indoor Soccer League ......................... Frank Chartrand .......... 613-933-5103 VOLLEYBALL Cornwall Vikings Volleyball Club ................... Allison/Dave Haley ...... 613-931-3288 ........cornwallvikingsvolleyball@gm OTHER SPORTS Big Ben Ski Hill and Snowboarding ............... Jack Ruest .................. 613-933-6377 613-933-3586 Cornwall Blue Chargers ................................. David James ............... 613-938-4793 Cornwall Cycle Club ...................................... Marc Dubuc Cornwall Curling Club ................................... Scott MacDonald ........ 613-936-2027 Cornwall Multisport Club .............................. Rob Allen Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air ................................................... 613-534-8855 Cornwall Rugby Club .................................... Bill Swinden ................ 613-932-1273 Cougars Track and Field ................................ Ceri Timbrell ............... 613-537-9681 Taoist Tai Chi ................................................. Ghislain Glaude........... 613-935-5675 South Glengarry Recreational Ball Hockey ....................................... 613-347-2411 X 21 Summerstown Trails XC Ski & Snowshoes ... Jean-Pierre Tibi .......... 613-347-1229 Zumba kids ................................................... Jasmine Delage ...................................................................... Adele Wilson.............. 613-360-4871 Facebook Zumba with jasmine Sports Energy is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided on this page. If your sports organization would like to be included in this page, please email If your organization is listed and information should be updated, please forward current information.


Cornwall Colts Player Accepts Offer to Clarkson University By Victoria Klassen


rant Cooper, 19-year-old Cornwall Colts forward, has committed to going to Clarkson University in New York. He will begin there in the fall of 2017 to study business. “Clarkson is a great school and has an even better hockey atmosphere,” says Cooper. “It is nice and close to home which means family and friends will be able to easily drive to games.” Cooper is having a fantastic season so far with 15 goals and 17 assists in 24 games. In December, he was also named captain for Team Canada East in the World Junior A Challenge. Overall, he says one of his favourite experiences with the Colts was playing in and hosting the Fred Page Cup.

He will be returning next season to play his final year with the Cornwall Colts before starting university. Cooper plays left wing and currently has 93 points in 121 games during his time with this team. “I’d like to thank everyone for their support over the past few months; from playing in the World Junior A challenge in Whitby, to making this decision on where I will be playing hockey and studying in the near future,” says Cooper. “I couldn’t be more grateful with the city of Cornwall and the fans. It means a lot being a young hockey player to have the support of so many people in the community. Cornwall is truly a small hockey town and place I will always carry with me.”

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Division Winners of the Cornwall Adult Hockey Tournament

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“To be in your hometown, playing against the top three Jr. A teams in Eastern Canada was definitely something I will remember once my junior career comes to an end with the Cornwall Colts,” says Cooper.

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Outdoor rinks provide valuable recreation and leisure opportunities for people of all ages. The Department of Planning, Parks & Recreation operates a number of outdoor rinks throughout the community. We are fortunate to have a number of outdoor rinks which are operated by communityminded volunteers. Weather conditions and the availability of volunteers play an important role in the quality of outdoor rinks.

City of Cornwall Outdoor Rink Locations: Alexander Park Broadview Park Dover Heights Park Grant Park King George Park Menard Park Memorial Park Mattice Park Optimist Park Reg Campbell Park

Gerry Brown Spring 3-on -3 Youth Hockey Game On! Registration begins January 29, 2016

Another year of fast-paced, recreational 3-on-3 co-ed hockey is just around the corner. The Benson Centre is the place to be for 3 on 3 spring hockey for IP to Midget aged players. The program has been in operation for 7 years and has grown from 40 to over 300 participants in 8 divisions. 3 on 3 hockey is a great way for players to develop skills, increase creativity & conditioning, and to just simply have FUN! All IP Level games are played on

Please support our Advertisers, it’s a winning combination. 1/2 ice and teams will consist of up to 8 skaters and 1 goalie per team. We are still a full ice program for Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam and Midget Divisions and teams will consist of a maximum 9 skaters and 1 goalie. Our rules encourage non-stop action, with no body checking, no icing, no offsides, to keep the game flowing at a high pace. To keep the emphasis on fair play and fun, teams are balanced for equal competition. Teammate requests (minimum of 3) are welcomed and every effort is made to accommodate the players. All players will register individually and will be placed on teams by a selection committee based on their current level of play (examples House, B, A, AA, AAA). Volunteer bench coaches are sought for each division, if interested please mark accordingly on your child’s registration form. Registration for the program will begin on Friday January 29th at the Benson Centre. Spaces will fill up quickly so please register early.

March Break Activities Monday March 14 – Friday March 18

The City of Cornwall is offering a number of activities and programs over the March Break. The Benson Centre will once again be hosting Sports and Arts and Crafts Workshops throughout the week,. For those wanting to hit the ice, other cool activities include Public Skating, Parent & Tot Skates and Stick & Puck Family Skates. If you are looking for some fun in the pool, the Cornwall Aquatic Centre has a number of public swimming times available during the March Break. For more information on programs, fees, camp and workshop themes visit our website at

March Break Camp with Boys and Girls Club March 14 – 18, 2016

Boys and Girls Club – Let’s Play! Camp, Sports, Games and Positive Activities Cost: $145/week for 2015/2016 Member $155/week Non-Members Registration opens February 1st at the Benson Centre, Aquatic Centre and the Boys and Girls Club at 506 First Street East Cornwall.

Youth Recreation Sports Programs

Wednesday February 3 at 2:00 p.m. (English School Boards)

New! Join us on upcoming P.A. Days for a public skate at the Benson Centre. Cost: $2.00/child and $2.50/adult.

Stick & Puck Jr – Children 8 & Under Select Saturdays

New! Stick & Puck Jr gives young skaters, ages 8 and under, an opportunity to work on passing, puck control and skating drills. An adult/guardian must accompany all youth on the ice (Adult to Child ratio: 1 to 2). Full hockey equipment required for all youth. Full schedule posted online at

Over the past few years the Department of Planning, Parks & Recreation has been offering a number of youth sport and recreation programs that are designed to allow participants an Family Stick & Puck Skate – opportunity to stay active and have Youth 14 & Under fun in a non-competitive setting. The Stick & Puck program is Floor Hockey Ages 6 – 10 years designed to enable skaters in full Monday February 22 – April 11 hockey gear, the opportunity to Cost: $40/player work on passing, puck control and Each week players will work on skating drills. An adult/guardian various skills and drills and play must accompany all youth on the fun games. The program is open ice (Adult to Child ratio: 1 to 2). to boys and girls from the ages Full hockey equipment required of 6 – 10 years. Join us for Floor for all youth. Full schedule posted Hockey, sign up early as space is online at limited. Public Skating at the Benson

Youth Tennis Lessons Saturday April 2 – May 7 Cost: $60/player

Join instructor Drew Poirier as he teaches players court etiquette and stroke techniques including forehand, backhand, serve, and volley. Through skills and game play, this course will help improve the players’ tennis ability and focus on sportsmanship and having fun. The lessons will be offered in three age categories and are scheduled to take place on Saturday morning.


Get ready for the new hockey season or come out and skate for enjoyment and exercise. There are a number of scheduled public skate times for all ages at the Benson Centre, including Senior Skating, Toddler Skating and general all ages public skating. For specific dates, times and fees please refer to the City website at For more information on the programs listed above please feel free to contact 613-938-9898 ext. 2 or For more information visit

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For many of us, the start of the new year equals a fresh start, an opportunity to become more active and involved. Regardless of your personal fitness plan the Department of Planning, Parks and Recreation organizes a wide variety of programs to help you reach your 2016 fitness goals. Recreation is for everyone, not only is it fun, but it will make you healthier and happier. Please see below for a full list of fitness and recreation programs that will be offered beginning in the new year. All of our fitness programs offer flexible registration plans from full session to drop-in participation.


Get ready to take the plunge! Registration for Winter 2 - February 7 to April 16 and Spring - April 17 to June 25 swimming lessons is ongoing and registration for multiple sessions is available. “Registering in one of our swimming lesson programs is a great way to meet new people, get some exercise and learn an important life skill,” said Aquatic Coordinator Lori Gibeau. Registration forms can be mailed in, dropped off or completed in person at the Aquatic or Benson Centre. There are a wide variety of programs offered for people of all ages. Programs fill up quickly so residents are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible.

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have often been asked by females, with an interest in joining Seaway Karate, if the selfdefence that we teach is the same for both sexes. Self-defence may be a lengthy and complicated topic, but it is one that, for males and females alike, begins long before any physical assault may occur. Self-defence is a system of awareness combined with physical and mental techniques. Prevention is always best, using common sense and making smart lifestyle choices, so that many potential situations can be completely avoided. Sometimes avoidance is not possible and a lady may find herself having to fight back against someone who is most likely larger and stronger than she is. The very first step is having an understanding of your rights under Canadian law. While conducting ladies’ selfdefence seminars, several times over the years someone has voiced her concern about the legal consequences of using physical force to defend herself. Section 34 of the Criminal Code of Canada gives you the legal right to defend yourself if: 1) you did not provoke the assault; 2) you used no more force than was reasonable and necessary to defend yourself; and 3) you had no other reasonable options. When it comes to the physical part of defending oneself, simplicity and spontaneity are the two most

important factors; simplicity meaning simple gross motor skills that are easily retained under conditions of stress. As important as simplicity is, spontaneity may be even more important. Often mistakes are made by hesitating; an unwillingness to be assertive, fearful of causing pain or injury. The self-defence that we teach is an aggressive targeting of vital points, allowing the lady to quickly defend herself and get away to safety. Another important component of training is “weapon of opportunity” usage. A ‘weapon of opportunity” is simply a common item with a primary purpose that if needed, can be used to defend oneself. These are items that a lady may have in her purse, vehicle, home, or workplace etc. A few of these many items include, keys, a book, magazine, hairbrush, flashlight, snowbrush, stapler, pen ¬¬- the list can go on and on, there are literally hundreds of everyday items that can be of use for personal protection. Teaching self-defence to females is very similar to, but does differ somewhat from, the instruction that we give to males. In addition, whether at a special ladies’ selfdefence seminar or at regular karate classes, ladies will learn about prevention psychology, victim profiling, controlling your fear, and a portion on home, vehicle, and travel security. With proper self-defence training, females of all ages can, in a short period of time, raise their awareness level, gain confidence, become competent, and have fun doing so.


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SVR Novice Rapids Golden in St. Catharines By Carrie Seguin


The Hydro One final score of the Delormier earned points for the he Seaway Valley Novice match was 9-1. team. Rapids travelled to St. Tournament finals pitted SVR Later in the day, the Novice Catharines over the holiday against West London, who had season to play in the Vic Teal AA team faced off against the East been undefeated in their pool. Novice Tournament. The team York Bulldogs. Rapids’ goalie Action was very back and forth, took the city by storm, winning Eli Seguin notched his first shutwith both defensive squads the tournament with a 5-1-0 out of the tournament, while the and goalies protecting the net record; scoring 30 goals for and team peppered the Dogs with many shots on goal. The Hydro vigilantly. The Rapids finally allowing only 9 against. One score of the match was 7-0 cracked the seal in Period 2 with The first day of tournament play for SVR. a goal from McMillan. West saw the Rapids face off against London worked hard to get onto Scoring for the Rapids on Day home team, St. Catharines. The the board, but the period ended Two were Owen McMillan, Seaway team dominated play with SVR still ahead by 1. With Parker Thompson, Delormier, and early in the game, scoring just 5 minutes remaining in the third Delisle. Assists were awarded 30 seconds into the first period. period, WL pulled their goalie. to Bowen, Lalonde, Delormier, From there, the team scored 6 Despite the offensive pressure, H. Thompson, Jensen White, more throughout play, allowing the Rapids rallied and pocketed only 2 against. The Hydro One McMillan, and Delormier. an empty-netter to seal the deal With 3 wins during round- (from McMillan). The Rapids final score was 7-2. The Rapids met up against robin play, the Rapids clinched a won the game with a 2-0 Hydro Niagara Falls next. The NF spot in the playoff round against One final score. Assists were team played tough defence and second place Niagara Falls. The given to White, P. Thompson, shut down Seaway’s numerous Rapids set the tone early in the and Logan Villeneuve. offensive attempts. The Seaway game by netting 2 goals at the Player of the Game Awards beginning of the fi rst period. team was able to notch 2 goals, during tournament play were The NF team rallied and notched but the Niagara Falls’ offensive earned by: a goal of their own, closing the pressure earned them 4 goals • Alex Delormier for resulting in a Hydro One score of gap toward the end of the first 10 minutes. During the second his offensive hustle vs. St. 4-2 in favour of NF. period, both teams pressed hard Catharines Goal scorers for Seaway during on the goalies, forcing stellar • Eli Seguin for his shut-out this first day of the tournament net minding and solid defending goal tending vs. East York were Alex Delormier and Tristan from both sides. With less than 5 • Parker Thompson for his Delisle. Assists were earned by minutes left in the second period, Hunter Thompson, Gabrielle Niagara Falls managed to get one passing game vs. Kent Cobras Bowen, Hayden Mader, and by the Rapids to tie the game up • Gabrielle Bowen for her Warren Lalonde. at 2, but quickly after, the SVR solid defensive play vs. Niagara The SVR team began Day team popped one in and took Falls (semi-finals) Two of the tournament against back control of the game. Third • Owen McMillan for his period action saw the NF team the Kent Cobras. Again, the game winning goal scoring vs. pull their goalie in an effort to Seaway team dominated game West London (finals) play. While the Rapids’ offense tie up the match, but the Rapids The coaching staff and parents produced a whopping 9 goals, kept them at bay. The Hydro congratulate the team on a welldefensive play was also stellar, One score of the game was 3-2 played tournament. allowing only 1 goal against. for SVR. Delisle, McMillan, and

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It was great to see the Cornwall Curling Club being picked to host the annual Shorty Jenkins Curling Bonspiel. This event attracts many top-rated curlers and will also help the tourism sector with a huge economic spin off. Big Ben Ski Hill is up and running. Operator Jack Ruest mentioned to Sports Energy that skis and snowboards are available for rent locally at Bicycle World and Total Cyclery. (Both businesses are located downtown on Pitt St.) Great way to test the sport without a huge cash outlay. I like the recent trades made by River Kings GM Rick Lalonde and Head Coach Bob Desjardins. While it was not easy to trade fan favourites, they made some moves that will strengthen the whole team. Here’s wishing them a deep run in the playoffs, played in front of huge crowds at the Ed Lumley Arena. Speaking of events, circle March 5/16 on your calendar as The Akwesasne Stars host The NHL Native Alumni Team at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena. For more information on this event, contact Kahnastatsi (Geraldine) Jacobs (613-936-1583). Winners never Quit and Quitters Never Win, Signing out until next month Mike Piquette, Publisher

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Seaway Roller Derby Girls: Charity and Recruiting By Molly Kett


his past December, the Seaway Roller Derby Girls hosted their Black and White Scrimmage to fundraise for the Baldwin House. Vince Jasiewicz, coach, says the event was a success. “Being a women’s sport we decided to support a women’s service,” says Jasiewicz. “Since October we had been collecting gently used clothing articles, toy and non-perishables in order to donate to Baldwin House. We successfully donated 2 full truckloads with the help of our local community and our derby community. This fundraiser was the brainchild of our very own Amy Brown.” Approximately 45 players came to the scrimmage from as far away as Quebec City and Belleville. The players were mixed into two large teams and played derby for the entire day.

This isn’t where the charity stops, Roller Derby Casino Night fundraiser though, for the Seaway Roller Derby on April 22. “This night is always a lot of fun for Girls. They will be hosting their third annual Cystic Fibrosis and Seaway everyone involved and we have local

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Christian Seguin: Treating Youth Olympic Injuries


s Christian Seguin gears up to head to the Youth Olympics in February, he spoke with Sports Energy about his role as a physiotherapist at the games; what sports are the most at risk for injury and what injuries are the most unfortunate for competition. “My role extends in various directions,” says Seguin. “My first role, if I can be treating patients around here before the games, it would be heading towards more prevention, looking at making sure that they have a strong flexible body, some good reaction time, and that there’s no ailment preventing them from performing, which would expose them to more injuries.” Before going to the games, Seguin says there’s communication, especially in the difficult cases, with other therapists across Canada looking at the injuries of the participating athletes and how they’re managing, in order for ongoing care to happen. “Now, typically when they are allowed to the games it’s because they can perform and did well or they’d stay back, but sometimes there are injuries that are treatable or need treatment, but that they can still

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radio personality Dan Allaire from Boom 101.9 MC the event for us,” says Jasiewicz. “We have approximately 10 gaming tables ranging from Black Jack, roulette, poker, Sic-Bo, and much more. Throughout the night we hold live auctions and give away door prizes.” The cost of the event is $30 per person, which includes $500 in playing chips. The Seaway Roller Derby Girls have also had three new members recently complete their boot camp and integrate into team practices. “We will also have a couple of players joining us from the Kahnawake Wagon Burners for some practices and probably playing with us as well,” says Jasiewicz. The Seaway Roller Derby Girls recruit all year round, so if you’re interested in getting involved, reach out to Vince Jasiewicz or check out their website for more information:

These treatable injuries could be from overuse or injuries according to their sport. These injuries aren’t enough for the athletes not to participate, but enough that without treatment they may not be able to compete to the best of their abilities both physically and mentally. Once Seguin arrives with the other physiotherapists, they check the premises for safety and make sure the clinic is set up properly. The physiotherapists are then assigned sports to cover, with a focus on highrisk sports such as luge, bobsleigh, skeleton, speed skating, and figure skating.

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a concussion during the games is out “If there is a severe sprain or fracture, of competing for one week, and that’s that, usually is also game out. If it’s the best case scenario. a minor sprain that requires a little bit of treatment that we can support with “If a concussion occurs, then that’s taping or braces they might have a pretty much the end of their games chance of competing.” because they won’t be able to catch Seguin will be treating luge, For Seguin, safety and proper up and the fact that they’re missing bobsleigh and skeleton to start. He the competition at that point it’s treatment of injuries comes first at will also treat hill sports including pretty much game out,” says Seguin. the Youth Olympics. freestyle, downhill, and acrobatic as well as the biathlon and crosscountry. Bobsleigh and luge, according to Seguin, are the most dangerous sports for athletes. Freestyle and acrobatic skiing also present danger to athletes. These sports can cause the most traumas. For example, an athlete who faces

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or years the Lacombe’s broomball team has travelled to Syracuse to take part in the Syracuse CanAm Broomball Tournament. On Jan. 10, they returned to Canada as champions. “We have attended this tournament numerous times over the years. It has teams from all over Canada and the U.S.,” said team member Gary St. Pierre. “It is a fun, yet competitive, tournament.” Teams were from places across North America including Minnesota and Quebec, as well as the United States. To open the event, held from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, Lacombe’s defeated The Ice 4-0. Next up was a match against the home town Syracuse squad with the visitors winning 4-1. In their final round-robin game Lacombe’s drew a 3-2 victory over the Pogos from Quebec. All games were held at Sunnycrest and Meacham Arenas. After a perfect round-robin, Lacombe’s went face-to-face with the Valley Canucks from the Almonte area and shut them out 2-0. With

their winning streak, Lacombe’s earned a bye to the finals where they faced the Ottawa Nationals. A hard fought, back-and-forth affair resulted in a victory, albeit a narrow one, of 1-0 in favour of Lacombe’s. After the event, Lacombe’s player Denis Gauthier was quoted by the local media “The team that you play for, you oneed to really bond together as a team to actually come out with victories like this,” said Gauthier. “It doesn’t take talent alone, you have to work hard and it’s exactly a team effort.” Fairly new to the sport himself, Gauthier, an experienced hockey player learned to love broomball quickly. “Bend your knees, keep level-footed,” said Gauthier, of the biggest lesson he learned transitioning between sports. “It’s very difficult to get used to, but once you get going, your feet are actually under you, its second nature.” Lacombe’s next event was a Kemptville-based tournament on Jan. 23 (results not available at press time). Many local broomball players are preparing for the chance of competing at the Eastern

Lacombe’s, a broomball team comprised mostly of local talent, captured a CAN-AM Tournament on January 10 in Syracuse, NY. Pictured front left to right are: Brent Hulse, Daniel Trumper, Denis Gauthier, Kevin Dumont, Pierre Lacombe, and Bryan Hillis. Back left to right are: Chris Leduc, Ryan VanLoon, Thomas St. Pierre, C.J. Luloff, Gary St. Pierre, Liam Odonohue ,and Fred Ranger. Photo submitted by Gary St. Pierre

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