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Atoms scramble for the puck

Liam Prouse, middle left, and Aylmer Minor Hockey teammate Braden Sleegers vied with two South Huron players for possession of the puck during an Atom game at AMHA’s annual AE (alternate entry) three-day tournament at East Elgin Community Complex, Saturday. March 2. South Huron took the win in the hard-fought game, 6-4. (AE/Rob Perry) See…

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Eagles edged in a shootout

East Elgin Secondary School boys hockey team captain and left winger Correy Mantel, right, fought for the puck with an Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute opponent during the last regular season game of the season at East Elgin Community Complex on Monday afternoon, Jan. 14. The game ended as a 2-2 tie in regulation and Ingersoll…

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Rehearsing for EESS dance recital

Edie Wiebe, left, Rylee Siwek, Emily Perrin and Emily Suffel danced in jazz style to “Dear Future Husband,” choreographed by Ms. Siwek and Bridget Taylor, as they rehearsed Monday, Jan. 14, for “Be The Change,” East Elgin Secondary School’s annual dance recital, open to the public on Wednesday night, Jan. 16, and Thursday night, Jan.…

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Christmas Cup takes over Complex

Aylmer Flames Peewee Red goalie Chris Westley, left, stopped a streaking Burford Coyotes player while Aylmer defenceman Andrew McCabe tried to clear any rebound during the annual Aylmer Minor Hockey Association Local League Christmas Cup tournament held at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday, Dec. 27. The Red team won that game 7-1 and tied…

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EESS curlers sweep past Woodstock CI

East Elgin Secondary School girls curlers Anna Harms, left, and Hannah Hoos swept a rock into the house during a match against a team from Woodstock Collegiate Institute on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 28 at the Aylmer Curling Club. The EESS girls won 7-1 as did the local boys team 9-3. The EESS girls improved their…

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AMHA hosting regional Silver Stick

Phillip Peters of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s atom team rushed the puck down the ice toward the Lambton Shores goal during a regional Silver Stick tournament game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday, Nov. 16. A total of 32 teams from as far away as Barrie are participating in four age division.  (AE/Rob Perry)

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Jr. Eagles in football, basketball finals

East ElginSecondary School’s Junior boys football and girls basketball teams will vie for Thames Valley Regional titles this week. The Junior girls will host the Thames Valley Southeast “AA” final against College Avenue Secondary School on Tuesday, Nov. 6, starting at 3 p.m. The boys football team will meet Clarke Road Secondary School in a…

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Playing in the (near) dark

A year after a similar situation occurred, the main gymnasium at East Elgin Secondary School is again suffering from a plethora of burned-out lights. The north end isn’t so bad, but in the south end, 20 of 54 fixtures are dark. That’s over a third.

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Senior football Eagles down Medway 9-0

Quarterback Blake Zehr of host East Elgin Secondary School, with blocking from teammate Kyle Klassen, chose to run the ball himself during a Senior boys “Turkey Bowl” football game on Thursday night, Oct. 4. EESS won 9-0, with a combination of two rouges, one safety point and an unconverted touchdown.

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Senior Eagles defeat Glendale

East Elgin Secondary School defensive back Nathan Baughman, right, gets ready to tackle a Tillsonburg Glendale receiver before he gets to the red zone in the EESS end during an exhibition game in Aylmer on Friday evening, Sept. 14. After a slow start, the East Elgin Eagles came from behind to defeat Glendale 18-8. The…

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