Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Eagles topple WCI 32-24

October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Skye Martineau of host East Elgin Secondary School drove for the Woodstock Collegiate Institute net during a Junior girls basketball game on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 16. EESS won the game 32-24.

Playing in the (near) dark

October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

A year after a similar situation occurred, the main gymnasium at East Elgin Secondary School is again suffering from a plethora of burned-out lights. The north end isn’t so bad, but in the south end, 20 of 54 fixtures are dark. That’s over a third.

Senior Eagles take Huskies 47-39

October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Alyssa Voros of host East Elgin Secondary School shot for the Woodstock Huron Park Secondary School hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 9. EESS won the game 47-39.

Senior football Eagles down Medway 9-0

October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Quarterback Blake Zehr of host East Elgin Secondary School, with blocking from teammate Kyle Klassen, chose to run the ball himself during a Senior boys “Turkey Bowl” football game on Thursday night, Oct. 4. EESS won 9-0, with a combination of two rouges, one safety point and an unconverted touchdown.

Senior Eagles best Glendale in nailbiter

October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kayla Voros of host East Elgin Secondary School looked for a way to the Tillsonburg Glendale hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 2. EESS took the victory in the hardfought game 33-28.

Jr. Eagles down Glendale 33-13

October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leah Collard of host East Elgin Secondary School took aim at the Tillsonburg Glendale Secondary School during a Junior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 2. EESS took the win 33-13.

Senior Eagles defeat Glendale

September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School defensive back Nathan Baughman, right, gets ready to tackle a Tillsonburg Glendale receiver before he gets to the red zone in the EESS end during an exhibition game in Aylmer on Friday evening, Sept. 14. After a slow start, the East Elgin Eagles came from behind to defeat Glendale 18-8. The…

Spitfires blanked by the Irish

September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires goaltender Avery Hartwick looked up in disgust after giving up the first goal of what turned out to be a 5-0 shutout loss to the Lucan Irish during the Aylmer hockey club’s home opener at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday evening, Sept. 15. Hartwick faced 38 shots in the loss…

Getting ready for football

September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ball carrier Jaden Vansevenant, left, received some helpful blocking from teammate Tyson Wentzel during a practice for EESS’s senior football team at Saxonia Hall on Thursday, Sept. 6. East Elgin’s Junior and Senior football teams will play exhibition home games at home against Tillsonburg Glendale under the lights on Friday night, Sept. 14, starting at 6…

Large turnout for 3 Port Tour

August 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Two participants pedalled hard up a hill on Rush Creek Line in the annual 3 Port Tour bicycle ride from Aylmer to Port Burwell, Port Bruce (the north edge at least) and Port Stanley and back on Saturday, Aug. 18. Weather for the event was mostly sunny, but also sticky with humidity. Over 400 took…

Last home meet of season at Aylmer Pool

August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eric Buro of host Aylmer Pool swim team competed in the 8 and Under boys butterfly race during a meet against Strathroy on Wednesday night, Aug. 8. Aylmer won the meet.

Springfield U14 girls blank Stratford 10-0

August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Char Wharram of Springfield Brewers Under 14 Girls team got safely to second just ahead of a throw to the baseman during a softball game against Stratford at Malahide Community Place, Thursday, Aug. 2. Springfield won handily, 10-0.