The final of adult indoor flag football is set, as reigning champion TOC will take on the Cholettes on April 28, at 4 p.m.
In semifinal action last Sunday, TOC blew the doors off Cartunes 32-0, while the Cholettes deflated the Ballers 64-12.
The Alexandria Curling Club hosted its steak bonspiel last weekend, with 40 teams involved.
Kate MacDonald, Charlene Ryan, Alain Larocque, and Wan Wei claimed two- game- high honours, while finishing as runners-up were Gavin Lydiate, Shelly Lydiate, Glen Lydiate, and Kaitlen Allen.
Winning on one-game-high was the foursome of Dougal MacLeod, Linda Vickers, Judy MacLeod, and Shelly Carrier. Runners-up were John MacLeod, Lance Laviolette, Rene Trottier, and Bob Allinotte
The season-capping bonspiel , convened by Peggy Lafave, featured vittles prepared by Sue Derby ( Friday night), Shirley Secours (Saturday lunch), Heidi Salib, and Patti Gauley (Saturday supper), and Heinz Wagner, who was the chef in charge of cooking the steaks.
Entertainment was the bandArea Code 613 on Friday night, and the Caddells, Lee MacKinnon, and Paolo Stante on Saturday.
St. Raphael’s Nancy McDonell, 47, ran the storied Boston Marathon on Monday, completing the 26-mile course in 3 hours, 38 minutes and 13 seconds.
Cathy MacLean, 66 of Alexandria, is a veteran of the run, finishing this year in 4:34:38.
Char-Lan DHS’ senior boys soccer team competed last week at a Kingston tournament, dedicating their play to student Billy Dennison, who passed away the previous weekend. The Crusaders lost their three matches: 2-1 to Smiths Falls (Dylan Spence), 1-0 to Earnestown, and 4-0 to KCVI.
Coach Sean O’Farrell says, “All in all, it was a good effort by the boys, considering the emotions we were all going through. Good start to the season.”
The school’s junior squad, led by coach Kevin O’Farrell, lost two games, but beat Cornwall’s St. Joseph’s in a shootout to take home the ‘B’ championship.
As for the remainder of the pre-season, the boys will focus on running and passing drills.