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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

EESS wins Southeast in boys hockey shoot-out

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Matt Berkelmans of host East Elgin Secondary School manoeuvred around a Tillsonburg player during the Thames Valley Southeast boys hockey final at East Elgin Community Complex, Thursday, Feb. 27. Tillsonburg had a 1-0 lead when, with one minute remaining in the game, EESS’s Derek Folkard scored to force overtime. The teams went to a shoot-out,…

Aylmer Skating Carnival at Complex March 5

February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Skating Club soloist Jensen Newell practiced her routine on Wednesday, Feb. 26 during the dress rehearsal for the 62nd annual Carnival scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 6 p.m., at East Elgin Community Complex. The Carnival’s theme was Skating in the Country and was to feature club members, synchronized skating and guest appearances. Organizers asked…

EESS girls knocked out in squeaker

February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chelsez Zavitz of East Elgin Secondary School’s girls hockey team flipped the puck across the rink during a Thames Valley Southeast semifinal against Lord Dorchester Secondary School at East Elgin Community Complex, Tuesday, Feb. 25. EESS led 2-0 going into the second period, but Dorchester scored three unanswered goals for the win.

EESS boys advance to Southeast hockey final

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Garrett Hickey, left, Braydon Underhill, Derek Folkard and Riley Harbour celebrated Folkard scoring host East Elgin Secondary School’s third goal during a Thames Valley Southeast semifinal against Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute at East Elgin Community Complex, Tuesday, Feb. 25. East Elgin won 5-0 and will play Tillsonburg for the championship at EECC Thursday, Feb. 27,…

Senior Eagles lose to CCH at WOSSAA

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Matt Goble of East Elgin Secondary School’s Senior boys basketball team drove by London Catholic Central High defenders during the WOSSAA “AAA” final at Clark Road Secondary School, Monday night. CCH took control early in the game and never gave it up, despite repeated efforts by East Elgin players, and Catholic Central ended up with…

Juniors fall in WOSSAA bid

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tim Nanephosy of East Elgin Secondary School’s Junior boys basketball team shot for the Medway Secondary School hoop during the WOSSAA “AAA” championship final in London, Monday, Feb. 24. The Juniors got off to a slow start, dropping behind 17-39 by half-time. But they stormed back in the second half, narrowing the scoring gap to as…

BAD Midget A takes on Woodstock

February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Victoria Grunsell of BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Midget A hockey team passed the puck to teammates during a game against Woodstock at East Elgin Community Complex, Friday, Feb. 21. Woodstock came away on top 5-2.

EESS competes at WOSSAA swim meet

February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brittany Geling swam the butterfly leg in women’s 15 and over 200-metre medley relay for East Elgin Secondary School during WOSSAA competition at the Canada Games Aquatics Centre in London, Thursday, Feb. 20. She and teammates Fiona Murray, Amanda Helka and Caitlynn Smith finished in the middle of the 15-team pack.

EESS boys hockey wins Southeast semi

February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Derek Folkard of host East Elgin Secondary School’s boys hockey team rushed the puck down the ice during a Thames Valley Southeast semifinal game against Lord Dorchester Secondary School at East Elgin Community Complex, Thursday, Feb. 20. EESS won handily, 8-1.

Bak butterflies at WOSSAA

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Katherine Bak of Aylmer, swimming for St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, swam the butterfly leg of the Open women’s 200-metre medley relay during WOSSAA competition at the Canada Games Aquatics Centre in London, Thursday, Feb. 20. Her teammates were Mackenzie Fast, Breanne Bonter and Olivia Frederick.

EESS Seniors win Southeast, off to WOSSAA

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ryan Hiemstra of East Elgin Secondary School’s Senior boys basketball team passed to a teammate in a nail-biter of a game against host Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute on the way to a 51-44 win to clinch the Thames Valley Southeast championship Wednesday, Feb. 19. EESS will play for the WOSSAA AAA championship at Clark Road Secondary School Friday, Feb. 21,…

EESS Junior boys lose Southeast, but still on for WOSSAA

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dalton Wall of East Elgin Secondary School, left, was guarded by a Tillsonburg player during the Thames Valley Southeast Junior boys basketball championship at Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute, Wednesday, Feb. 19. EESS lost 39-58, but still advances to the WOSSAA AAA final to be played at Clark Road Secondary School in London Friday, Feb. 21,…

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