SPORTS

Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Swimming for St. Joe’s

January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Katherine Bak, 16, of Aylmer, foreground, swimming for St. Joseph’s High School outdistanced a competitor in Women’s 200-metre individual medley during the annual Robarts Winter Classic Swim Meet in London, Thursday, Jan. 9. The meet involved 20 high school teams.

Junior volleyball win for EESS

January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stephanie Dyck of host East Elgin Secondary School bumped the ball over the net during a Junior Girls volleyball match against West Elgin Secondary School, Thursday, Jan. 9. EESS won in three straight games, 25-9, 25-4 and 26-24.

Aylmer, Belmont Tykes battle

January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Minor Hockey Tykes goalie Mathew Worrall smothered a shot by Belmont Minor Hockey Tykes player Lexie Bertelsen during a game at East Elgin Community Complex, Sunday, Dec. 5. Host Aylmer ended up on top at the end of the game, 6-4.

EECC New Year’s Eve

January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Laurey Dunford, 2, of Lyons bounced down a slide on an inflatable amusement at East Elgin Community Complex during an annual Family New Year’s Eve celebration, Tuesday, Dec. 31. Hundreds of children and adults participated in a variety of games and activities, including skating, in a party jointly hosted by Aylmer and Malahide.

Aylmer Bantams lose in semi-final

December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mason Firby, front, of the Aylmer Bantam Local League 1 team fought for positioning on the puck with a Durham player during an Aylmer Flames Christmas Local League Tournament game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday, Dec. 27. Aylmer won their second game of the tournament 3-2. Aylmer finished second out of six teams…

Belmont Atoms win Aylmer tournament

December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Luke Schlinderer, left, of the Belmont Atom Local League team had his eyes on the puck while Aylmer Atom LL1 player Hayden Kebbel was looking to snatch it away during an Aylmer Flames Christmas Local League Tournament game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, Dec. 28. Belmont won the game 3-2 and went on…

BAD Girls drop game to Walkerton

December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chelsea Zavitz of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Midget A team rushed the puck down the ice during a game against Walkerton at East Elgin Community Complex, Friday, Dec. 27. Walkerton won the fast-paced game 4-0.

EESS edges CESS 59-55

December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Devin Catt of East Elgin Secondary School looked for a way around a host Central Elgin Secondary School defender during a Senior boys basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 17. EESS found a tough opponent in Central Elgin, but in the end managed a 59-55 win.

EESS Jr. boys win 72-21

December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cooper Van Vlaanderen of East Elgin Secondary School leaped toward the host Central Elgin Secondary School hoop during a Junior boys basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 17. EESS cruised to a 72-21 win.

EESS girls blank CESS 5-0

December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chelsea Zavitz of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the puck out of the defensive zone to a teammate during a girls hockey game versus Central Elgin Collegiate Institute at East Elgin Community Complex on Tuesday, Dec. 17. EESS shutout CECI 5-0. The Eagles next visit Parkside Collegiate Institute at the Timken Centre in St.…

EESS boys top Glencoe 5-3

December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Luke Vanderspank, left, was congratulated by East Elgin Secondary School teammates after scoring one of two goals in a game against Glencoe District High School at East Elgin Community Complex, Wednesday, Dec. 18. Zachary Sporbeck also tallied two and Garrett Hickey a single for a 5-3 EESS victory.  

Eagles defeat CECI

December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chelsea Zavitz of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the puck out of the defensive zone to a teammate during a girls hockey game versus Central Elgin Collegiate Institute at East Elgin Community Complex on Tuesday, Dec. 17. EESS shutout CECI 5-0. The Eagles next visit Parkside Collegiate Institute at the Timken Centre in St.…