SPORTS

Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Junior Eagles win Thames Valley Central football “B” championship

November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

Junior Eagles take Southeast title

November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Maddi Obar of host East Elgin Secondary School aimed a shot at the Woodstock Collegiate Institute hoop during the Thames Valley Regional Southeast “AA” championship final on Thursday, Nov. 7. EESS won 44-32 to advance to a WOSSAA “AA” tournament at London South Secondary School on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (AE/Rob Perry)

Senior Eagles win Southeast, advance to WOSSA AA tourney

November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

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,…

Junior Eagles to face WCI in Southeast final

November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Maddi Obar of host East Elgin Secondary School sank a foul shot during a Thames Valley Regional Southeast semifinal against Central Elgin Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, Nov. 5. EESS took the win 42-11 to advance to the final against Woodstock Collegiate Institute at East Elgin on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 4:30 p.m. (AE/Rob Perry)

Basketball Senior Eagles on way to final-updated

November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Spitfires shot down by Exeter

November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Forward Connor Lacey of host Aylmer Spitfires raced the puck away from his team’s net during a Provincial Junior Hockey game against Exeter at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday night, Nov. 2. Exeter won the game 7-1. (AE/Rob Perry)\  

Shooting for the hoop–and a bye–updated

October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thea Fenn of host East Elgin Secondary School took a shot at the Woodstock College Avenue hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 22. EESS won the game handily, setting up an important match against Tillsonburg Glendale Thursday, Oct. 24, at East Elgin. The two sit tied for second place in Thames…

EESS Juniors best Lord Dorchester

October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ella Cattrysse of host East Elgin Secondary School made a pass close to the Lord Dorchester Secondary School hoop during a Junior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 22. EESS handily defeated the visitors for the win. (AE/Rob Perry)

Arrows win first meet of season

October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…

Passing the ball

October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

Sr. Eagles ground Titans

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)  

Bumping back the ball

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)