OVFL Wild­cats hon­our lead­ers

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The OVFL Corn­wall Wild­cats foot­ball team re­cently held its sea­son-con­clud­ing awards ban­quet, look­ing back on the sum­mer cam­paign and rec­og­niz­ing the team’s top per­form­ers.

The county’s own Cameron Howes, a grad­u­ate of GDHS in Alexandria, was hon­oured as the Wild­cats’ most valu­able de­fen­sive player.

Howes is off to be­gin his stud­ies in Kingston this month, at Queen’s Uni­ver­sity.

He tells that in ad­di­tion to his stud­ies, he will be work­ing out reg­u­larly, aim­ing to try out for the var­sity foot­ball team when space on the ros­ter opens up in Novem­ber, at the con­clu­sion of the

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Other Wild­cats play­ers to re­ceive spe­cial recog­ni­tion in­cluded Vin­cent Desch­enes (coaches’ award), Matt Longchamps (spe­cial teams MVP), Yan­nick Lafrance (de­fen­sive rookie of the year), Alex Galarneau (most im­proved player), Mor­gan Kane (of­fen­sive line MVP), Ri­ley Hilde­brandt (de­fen­sive line MVP), Jor­dan Lalonde (of­fen­sive rookie of the year), Dante Mitchell (of­fen­sive MVP), and Braden Clarke (team MVP).

The On­tario Var­sity Foot­ball League is a prov­ince-wide spring league of 11 teams.

Our lo­cal en­try, the Corn­wall Wild­cats, play their home games at Joe St. Denis Field, in the Se­away City. –

CAMERON HOWES

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