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Port Stanley set the stage for award-winning shot

Veronica Reiner | Local Journalism Initiative reporter Brownsville-based photographer Trevor Pottelberg braved extreme weather conditions to capture a 2020 Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) award-winning photograph. His photo, Pier Pressure, depicts a massive wave crashing into the breakwater in Port Stanley, with the main lighthouse standing strong in the background. It won the Best in Class…

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“Very good for a novice”

Charlie Sumner is the newest member of the Aylmer Lawn Bowling Club, pictured here participating in game on Monday, Sept. 14. He said he wanted to join earlier, but chose not to due to COVID-19 restrictions. Club member Roberta Wilson described his lawn bowling skills as “very good for a novice.” (AE/Veronica Reiner)

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A 3-1 victory for Spitfires over North Middlesex

Goalie Tim Kerkhoff of host Aylmer Spitfires snagged a low shot on net during a Provincial Junior Hockey League game against North Middlesex Stars at East Elgin Community Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 20. North Middlesex tallied first with a goal at 14:33 of the opening period, but Brayden Smith of the Spitfires evened the score at…

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Junior Eagles win Thames Valley Central football “B” championship

Playing on a snow-covered field at City Wide Sports Park in London on Friday, Nov. 8, East Elgin Secondary School rusher Alan Wall, bottom left, was brought down by a mob of London Beal defenders during the Thames Valley Central Junior “B” final. EESS won the game handily, 43-8. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Senior Eagles win Southeast, advance to WOSSA AA tourney

Jocelyn Henderson of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the ball to a teammate during the Thames Valley Regional Southeast “AA” final against Woodstock’s Huron Park Secondary School on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 7. EESS took the win 57-37, and advances to the WOSSAA AA tournament to be held at London South Secondary School on Wednesday,…

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Basketball Senior Eagles on way to final-updated

Kayla Voros of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the ball to a teammate during the Thames Valley Regional Southeast “AA” semifinal against Tillsonburg Glendale on Tuesday, Nov. 5. EESS took the win 42-32, and will meet Woodstock Huron Park in the Southeast final at East Elgin on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 3 p.m. T(AE/Rob…

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“My Favourite Things” at Coffee House

Thea Fenn, left, Hayley deBlieck and Amy Huber joined Grade 11 Dance classmates in performing to hip hop piece “My Favourite Things” during a recent Coffee House talent show at East Elgin Secondary School. The number was choreographed by Yesi Centeno. (AE/Rob Perry)  

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Arrows win first meet of season

Trinity Welch of host Aylmer Optimist Arrows swim team raced in girls 10-11 breaststroke during a meet at Ontario Police College on Sunday, Oct. 20. Teams from Windsor, Sarnia, Leamington and Blenheim joined Aylmer for the season-opening event, which was won by the home team. More pictures in the Oct. 23 edition of The Aylmer…

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Passing the ball

Carson Appleford of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the ball during a Senior boys volleyball game against Glencoe District High School on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Glencoe took the match, three games to one. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Sr. Eagles ground Titans

Kayla Voros of host East Elgin Secondary School looked for a shot on the Woodstock Collegiate Institute hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Thursday, Oct. 3. EESS came out on top of the game, winning 35-22. (AE/Rob Perry)  

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