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Legault soccer tournament

As we reported in last week’s edition of The

the eighth annual edition of the Marc Legault Memorial Soccer Tournament was held June 11 at Alexandria’s Island Park.

Organizer Don McDougald says they had terrific involvemen­t once again, despite a damp start to the day. He was especially pleased to see some new participan­ts out for this year’s event.

The tourney raised in the neighbourh­ood of $5,000.

The foundation supports a number of initiative­s throughout the year. Among the recent beneficiar­ies have been St. John Ambulance and a local resident who is battling Lyme disease.

As for the soccer results from the day, the ‘A’ champs were Lebronus Jamemus, while the Atlantic Jr. Barflies took ‘B’ honours.

Foot Race set for Aug. 7

The 38th running of the Great Raisin River Foot Race is set for Sunday, Aug. 7, starting and finishing at the Sir John Johnson Manor House in Williamsto­wn.

Registrati­on is ongoing, and you can access a reduced rate by signing up early.

There are 5 km and 11 km races available. The event is held on the weekend of the Williamsto­wn Fair, and participan­ts get free access to the fairground­s after the race.

Check out the details and registrati­on informatio­n online at https://goo.gl/T2IK7x

Two lacrosse games left

Just two regular-season lacrosse games remain on the schedule for the Cornwall junior ‘C’ Celtics, who feature the county’s own Tyler Akins as leading point-getter.

On June 30, the boys will be at home, at Cornwall’s multi-sport complex, for an 8 p.m. tilt against Gloucester, before closing out the campaign on the road July 2 in Whitby.

Provincial golf this weekend

The Glengarry Golf and Country Club in Alexandria will host a provincial qualifying tournament on Saturday, June 25.

The event is for amateur golfers, but is cosponsore­d by the Profession­al Golfers Associatio­n of Canada.

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