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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Recital marks 35th year of Tammy’s Dance Studio

April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Amy Huber, left, Emily Suffel, Hayley deBlieck and Rachel Shea, part of a teens 14-15 class, performed a lyrical dance to Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” during a spring recital for Tammy’s Dance Studio of Aylmer at Immanuel Christian School, Saturday, April 14. This year is the 35th anniversary of the founding of the studio by Tammy…

Stretching for the ball

April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brooke Preszcator, left, of visiting Port Burwell Public School reached for a runaway ball and managed to corral it before it went out of bounds, as Taylor Pettit of host New Sarum Public School sought to block her from taking a shot, during a Junior girls basketball game on Wednesday, April 4. New Sarum won…

Warming up for badminton

April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Corbyn Pippo-Murphy of host East Elgin Secondary School practised his doubles shots during a preseason exhibition match against Parkside Collegiate Institute, Arthur Voaden Secondary School and Central Elgin Collegiate Institute rivals on Thursday, April 5. This year 44 EESS students are competing in the sport.

April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Davenport Public School Junior basketball player Noah Wiebe, left, narrowly avoided a St. Thomas John Wise PS defender on his way to the basket during a home game on Tuesday afternoon, April 3. Davenport, nicknamed the Falcons, won that game 25-16 but lost the following game that afternoon to Locke’s PS of St. Thomas. The…

AMHA Novices lose title series to Lucan

March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ethan Vanwychen of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Novice Rep team swept the puck away from a charging Lucan player during Game 4 of an Ontario Minor Hockey championship series at East Elgin Community Complex on Wednesday night, March 28. Aylmer led 2-0 early in the second period, but Lucan came back to win the game…

Peewees blank South Muskoka 6-0

March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fisher Ward of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Peewee entry rushed the puck toward the South Muskoka net during a game in AMHA’s annual season-ending Rep team tournament at East Elgin Community Complex, Saturday, March 24. Aylmer won that game 6-0 and with another win and a tie, met Ingersoll in the final Sunday afternoon. Aylmer…

Novice Rep team keeps playoff hopes alive-update

March 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Minor Hockey Novice Rep player Ashton Curtis rushed the puck toward the Lucan net during game 2 of an Ontario Minor Hockey Association championship series at East Elgin Community Complex, Thursday night, March 22. Aylmer was down two games in the series, with 1-4 and, in this game, 2-4 losses, but on Saturday, March…

Carnival coming to the Complex March 28

March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday evening, March 21, Abbie Shannon got some air time while practicing the Queen of Hearts routine during the dress rehearsal for the Aylmer Skating Club’s 66th annual Carnival that will be held at East Elgin Community Complex on Wednesday, March 28 starting at 6 p.m. The other members of the Queen of Hearts…

Having a curling hoedown

March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Local curlers Diane Campbell, left, and Jeanette Pesall worked hard to sweep a rock into the house during the annual Day Ladies Bonspiel held at Aylmer Curling Club on Wednesday morning, March 21. Their out of the photo frame teammate Bertha Strickland had just thrown the rock and Skip Kathi Vandermeer (also not pictured) was…

Novice Flames playing for OMHA title

March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Aylmer Novice Rep Flames have made it to the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship final series, which started earlier this week in Lucan versus the Irish. Aylmer lost the first game of the Novice West C OMHA final 4-2 in Lucan on Monday evening, March 19. The Flames host game two at East…

Atom Rep Flames advance to league final

March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Flames Atom Rep centre Dylan Rempel, middle, fought for the puck following a face-off in his defensive zone against a Tillsonburg Tornadoes opponent during their Southern Counties League semi-final playoff game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday afternoon, March 18. Rempel scored what turned out to be the winning goal as Aylmer held…

Flames salvage a win in A/E tourney

March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Winger Drew Thoonen of the Aylmer Atom Select team, right, battled for the puck with a Lambeth player in the first period of one of the host squad’s games during the annual Aylmer Minor Hockey Association A/E Tournament held at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday morning, March 17. The Aylmer Flames lost that game…

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