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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

U15 Local League team edged out 2-1

January 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Lukas Edwards of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 15 Local League team raced the puck down the boards during a game against Ilderton at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, Jan. 14. The hardfought game was scoreless going into the third period but, in the end, Ilderton edged out Aylmer 2-1 for the win. (AE/Rob…

Shelby Laidlaw’s team wins world gold medal game

January 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Team Canada’s Under 18 Women’s Team, competing in world championships in Sweden, won the gold-medal final of the International Ice Hockey Federation tournament, pummeling Sweden 10-0 on Sunday, Jan. 15. Shelby Laidlaw of Luton is on that team. Team Canada had already defeated Sweden earlier in the tournament, Team Canada started the tournament strong with…

Sr. Eagles fall to St. Joe’s squad

January 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

A St. Joseph’s Catholic High School player tried to take the basketball from Gavin Giesbrecht of host East Elgin Secondary School during a Senior boys game on Wednesday, Jan. 11. St. Joe’s won 52-32 to remain in first place in Thames Valley Regional Athletics Association’s South division, trailed by EESS in second. (AE/Rob Perry)

Shooting for the hoop

January 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

Jack Tait of host East Elgin Secondary School’s Junior boys basketball team shot for the St. Joseph’s Catholic High School hoop during a game on Wednesday, Jan. 11. The division-leading St. Joe’s team took the victory 52-24. (AE/Rob Perry)

Day Ladies play at Aylmer Curling Club

January 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

Bozena Boadway of Aylmer Curling Club released a rock during Day Ladies play on Thursday, Jan. 5. The league plays every Thursday afternoon, nad new members are always welcome. (AE/Rob Perry)

Senior Men’s action at Aylmer Curling Club

January 5, 2023 | 0 Comments

Jeff Vansevenant released a rock during a Senior Men’s Curling League match at Aylmer Curling Club on Thursday morning, Jan. 5. League convenor John Eitel said 43 men had signed up for the league this season, and usually played Monday and Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m., with a Thursday option for those who wanted additional…

EESS Eagles down Glendale 10-2

December 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Dana Crinklaw of host East Elgin Secondary School kept a puck out of the reach of a Tillsonburg Glendale defender during the second period of a girls hockey game at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday, Dec. 22. Later, she scored EESS’s final goal of the game after an end-to-end rush in the third period.…

EESS boys win curling match over Ingersoll

December 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

Skip Brian Ferris of host East Elgin Secondary School delivered the stone during a match against Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute at Aylmer Curling Club on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The EESS boys won their game, as did East Elgin’s girls’ rink. Look for more pictures in the Dec. 14 Aylmer Express. (AE/Rob Perry)

Junior Eagles best WCI in Junior volleyball

December 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

Sophie Nagelhout of host East Elgin Secondary School executed a reverse dig of the ball during a Junior volleyball match against West Elgin Secondary School on Tuesday, Dec. 6. EESS won its home-opening match three games to two. (AE/Rob Perry)

Eagles down WCI 7-2 in girls hockey

December 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Shelby Laidlaw of host East Elgin Secondary School’s girls hockey team squeezed through two Woodstock Collegiate Institute players on the way to the WCI net during EESS’s home opener at East Elgin Community Complex on Tuesday, Dec. 6. She scored twice to help East Elgin to a 7-2 victory. (AE/Rob Perry)

WOSSAA silver for Sr. Eagles

November 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Megan Small of East Elgin Secondary School took a shot at host Stratford St. Michael’s Catholic Secondary School’s hoop during the final game of WOSSAA “AA” championships on Thursday, Nov. 17. East Elgin had won two earlier games, but lost 40-29  to St. Michael’s. However, EESS will get another chance as it advances to all-Ontario…

A trio of titles for East Elgin Secondary School

November 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Three East Elgin Secondary School sports teams won championship titles on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting with the Senior girls basketball squad, which won the Thames Valley Regional AA championship, defeating Central Elgin Collegiate Institute 53-23 at EESS. The girls advance to a WOSSAA tournament in Stratford next week. The EESS Junior boys football team won…