Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

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)

EESS Jr. Eagles topple Titans

October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

Lucas downs Eagles in Jr. football

September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

EESS edges out Woodstock Collegiate 30-26

September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

Sr. Eagles win first home game

September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

Spitfires shot down in home opener

September 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

Searching for a scent

September 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

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”…

Spitfires best Norwich in pre-season exhibition

September 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Matt Bond of host Aylmer Spitfires Junior C hockey team flipped the puck by a Norwich Merchants defender during a pre-season exhibition game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday night, Aug. 31. Aylmer won the game 7-4, and will play its regular season home-opener against Mount Brydges on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 7:15 p.m.…

East Elgin Youth Soccer – Team Lists and First Week Schedule

May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

TEAM LISTS Team lists for East Elgin House League Soccer are linked to PDF Documents below, sorted by age division. Under 5: Soccer Lists – U5 Under 7: Soccer Lists – U7 Under 9: Soccer Lists – U9 Under 11: Soccer Lists – U11 Under 13: Soccer Lists – U13 Under 15: Soccer Lists – U15 Under 18: Soccer Lists – U18…

Provincial bicycle race returns to OPC Sunday, May 5

May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Robert Pearson The Ontario Police College Criterium bicycle race is returning to Aylmer as part of the 2019 Ontario Cup series on Sunday, May 5. “We will be returning to Springbank Park in London next year and we are very thankful to OPC,” said Race Director Amy White of London Centennial Wheelers (LCW). “It…

High school soccer begins

April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

EESS boys and girls soccer teams play season-opening games at City Wide Sports Park in London on Monday, April 15.   East Elgin Secondary School defender Linda Nagelhout tried to get the ball out of her team’s end during a the game against Parkside Collegiate Institute. PCI came out on top 4-0 in the chilly…

Atoms scramble for the puck

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

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…