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Fishing derby at Springwater fun for all

Breya Knibbe, 10, of London was taken fishing by her grandfather Woody Wodzinski of Aylmer to Springwater Conservation Area southwest of town so she could participate in the annual Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire Fishing Derby on Saturday morning, July 7. The Springwater derby was one of three fishing events held in The Aylmer Express…

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Now that’s concentration

Grade 2 pupil Jarvis Loewen had his tongue out leading up to one of his attempts at the ball throw competition during Aylmer Immanuel Christian School’s annual Track and Field Day on Friday, May 25. The field events were held at Immanuel Christian while the track events were held at the adjacent Davenport Public School…

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Fishing for the first time

Liam Cliche, 5, of St. Thomas got some pointers from his mom Kelly during his first time fishing at Springwater Conservation Area southwest of Aylmer during the annual Tim Hortons Kids Trout Derby on Saturday morning, May 12. Fishing season in this region of Ontario started on April 28 and ends on Sept. 30. (AE/Craig…

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Bike races at OPC

Competitors sped along the course of the women’s 35.2-kilometre event during the first Ontario Police College Criterium Bicycle Races on Sunday, May 6. A total of 240 participated in children’s, men’s, women’s and masters’ events.

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Getting dodgy during Unplug and Play

Elise Noble, 9, prepares to throw a ball towards a member of the opposing team during a dodgeball session at Immanuel Christian School on Thursday evening, May 3, one of several events held during Unplug and Play week in Aylmer and East Elgin from Monday, April 30 to Monday, May 7. Participating sites throughout the week…

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Wizard of Oz on stage at Straffordville PS

Dorothy, left, played by Rylee Parliament listens as Brianna Pilkey as The Cowardly Lion sings “If I Only Had the Nerve” during a dress rehearsal for the Wizard of Oz at Straffordville Public School on Tuesday, May 1. Performances for the public are being held Wednesday and Thursday night, Man 2 and 3. About 45…

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Unplugged and playing at EESS

Jerome Banman, left, challenged Allison Brooks and Joe Drenth to reach as far as he could while the trio of students were playing pick-up basketball at East Elgin Secondary School in Aylmer during the Drop-in Sports Spectacular on Monday evening, April 30, one of several events being held during Unplug and Play week in Aylmer…

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Recital marks 35th year of Tammy’s Dance Studio

Amy Huber, left, Emily Suffel, Hayley deBlieck and Rachel Shea, part of a teens 14-15 class, performed a lyrical dance to Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” during a spring recital for Tammy’s Dance Studio of Aylmer at Immanuel Christian School, Saturday, April 14. This year is the 35th anniversary of the founding of the studio by Tammy…

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Warming up for badminton

Corbyn Pippo-Murphy of host East Elgin Secondary School practised his doubles shots during a preseason exhibition match against Parkside Collegiate Institute, Arthur Voaden Secondary School and Central Elgin Collegiate Institute rivals on Thursday, April 5. This year 44 EESS students are competing in the sport.

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Davenport Public School Junior basketball player Noah Wiebe, left, narrowly avoided a St. Thomas John Wise PS defender on his way to the basket during a home game on Tuesday afternoon, April 3. Davenport, nicknamed the Falcons, won that game 25-16 but lost the following game that afternoon to Locke’s PS of St. Thomas. The…

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