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EESS hockey season opens with a 2-2 tie

Mac Van Os of host East Elgin Secondary School lunged for a loose puck during a Thames Valley Southeast season-opening hockey game against Parkside Collegiate Institute at East Elgin Community Complex, Thursday, Nov. 30. The result was a 2-2 tie.

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First Silver Stick tourney ever at EECC

Goalie Cole Huber of the Aylmer Minor Hockey Peewee Red team blocked a Thornton Tigers’ shot during a Silver Stick Regional Qualifier tournament at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday, November 17. The four-day tournament, which started Thursday night, is the first ever Silver Stick held here, and involves 32 teams in four age divisions.…

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EESS Junior team earns spot in football final

East Elgin Secondary School Junior quarterback Aidan Haldenby sought to avoid a herd of London South Collegiate Institute defenders during a Thames Valley Central football semifinal at City Wide Sports Park in London on Thursday, Nov. 9. South led 7-3 at the end of the first half, but EESS came back to win 10-7. East…

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Juniors, seeking perfection, take on Beal

Quarterback Aidan Haldenby of host East Elgin Secondary School threw a pass during a Junior boys football game against London Beal on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 26. EESS, in its last game of the regular season, was hoping to fill out its perfect record so far of five wins and no losses. East Elgin achieved that with…

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Sprinting for the touchdown

Rob Redecop of host East Elgin Secondary School sprinted across the goal line for a touchdown during a Senior football game against London Beal on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 26. EESS won the game, its last of the regular season, 35-0.

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Let there be light–at EESS

A dim gym at East Elgin Secondary School was considerably brighter than expected during a Junior girls basketball game on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 19. Thames Valley District School Board workers, who weren’t expected to replace the many burned-out lights in the gym until next week, arrived early to do the job on Thursday. As shown…

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EESS not so bright

East Elgin Secondary School athletes have been playing in increasingly dim conditions in one half of their main gymnasium since September. At this Senior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 17, where EESS hosted and defeated Woodstock College Avenue 47-16, 22 out of 54 light fixtures in this half of the gym were burned out.…

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EESS Juniors upset London Lucas 28-14

Quarterback Aiden Haldenby of East Elgin Secondary School broke free of this London Lucas tackle as he rushed the ball during a Junior boys football game under the lights at EESS, Friday night, Oct. 6. The Junior squad recorded EESS’s first-ever win again a London Lucas football team with a 28-14 victory.

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Juniors march to 20-15 football win

Ethan Wall of host East Elgin Secondary School attempted an onside kick following an EESS touchdown during a Junior boys football game against Parkside Collegiate Institute under the lights, Thursday night, Sept. 28. EESS ended up on top of the hardfought game 20-15. East Elgin Juniors play under the lights again at home this Friday night,…

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Red Feather game ends in 17-17 tie

Leo Centeno of East Elgin Secondary School broke one London Lucas tackle after another as he fought his way out of his team’s end zone during a Red Feather Senior football game for United Way at Western University on Friday, Sept. 22. Under torrid playing conditions, the first half belonged to EESS and the second…

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