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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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Bumping back the ball

Jack Faulds of host East Elgin Secondary School bumped the ball backwards to save the loss of a point during a Junior boys volleyball game against Woodstock Collegiate Institute on Thursday, Oct. 3. WCI took all five games of the match. (AE/Rob Perry)

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EESS Jr. Eagles topple Titans

Brianne Roy of host East Elgin Secondary School shot for the Central Elgin Secondary School hoop during a breakaway at a Junior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 1. EESS won the game handily. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Lucas downs Eagles in Jr. football

Hayden Kebbel of host East Elgin Secondary School was pursued by two London Lucas defenders during a Junior boys football game on Thursday, Sept. 26. EESS took a thumping, losing 37-6. (AE/Rob Perry)

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EESS edges out Woodstock Collegiate 30-26

Ella Cattrysse of host East Elgin Secondary School looked for a teammate to pass to during a Junior girls basketball game against Woodstock Collegiate Institute on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 24. East Elgin won 30-26 in a hardfought game. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Sr. Eagles win first home game

Selicia Wall of host East Elgin Secondary School turned with the ball, which she’d recovered after a West Elgin Secondary School fumble, during Senior girls basketball on Thursday, Sept. 18. EESS handily won its home-opener. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Spitfires shot down in home opener

Conner Lacey of Aylmer Spitfires Junior hockey team looked for a teammate to pass to on the powerplay while Blake Griffiths of Mount Brydges sat out a penalty during Aylmer’s home-opener for the regular season at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, Sept. 14. Mount Brydges took the win 5-1. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Searching for a scent

Gertrude, a year-and-a-half old English springer spaniel, searched for a scent among a series of identical cardboard boxes under the eye of owner Barry Israel of London at Aylmer Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Elgin Dog Sports chapter of the international United Kennel Club held a weekend competition for dogs trained for “nose work”…

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