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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

EESS boys rink finishes second

February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Evan Jenkins, left, and Adam Walker of the East Elgin Secondary School boys curling rink discuss the next shot and strategy during the final regular season game versus Glencoe District High School at Aylmer Curling Club on Thursday, Feb. 6. East Elgin lost 7-3 to finish the regular season with a record of one win,…

Seniors bounce back to topple CECI

February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Devin Catt of host East Elgin Secondary School backed his way toward the Central Elgin Secondary School net during a Senior boys basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4. EESS trailed 19-22 at the half, but stormed back in the third and fourth quarters to take control of the game and a 46-36 victory. That extended East…

Junior boys win 57-18

February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cooper Van Vlaanderen of host East Elgin Secondary School picked off a rebound from a teammate’s foul shot and scored during a game against Central Elgin Collegiate Institute Tuesday, Feb. 4. EESS won 57-18 to extend its undefeated record to eight wins so far this season.

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition

January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cole Seaton of Assumption Catholic School shot for the hoop during the annual Aylmer Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championships in Aylmer, Thursday, Jan. 30. He placed second in the 11-year-old boy division. Nearly 50 youths 9 to 14 years old from local schools participated.

Spitfires hold on to beat Mount Brydges

January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ryan Stapleton of the Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires, right, absorbed a hit from Mount Brydges’ Spencer Wilson during Aylmer’s second last game of the regular season at East Elgin Community Complex on Wednesday, Jan. 29. The Spitfires built a 4-0 lead into the second period and led 6-1 going into the third period before the Bulldogs…

Tykes lose to Lambeth

January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gavin Hibbert, right, of the Aylmer Tyke 2 team tried to take the puck off of a Lambeth player’s stick during a minor hockey game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, Jan. 26. Aylmer lost 5-1.

Midget LL 1 lose to Dorchester

January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Midget Local League 1 alternate captain Gavin Geurtjens, right, won a faceoff against a Dorchester player in Aylmer’s defensive zone to ensure a push across the blue line and into the offensive zone during a minor hockey game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, Jan. 26. Aylmer lost the game to fall to a record…

Aylmer Bantam LL teams go head-to-head

January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Bantam Local League 1 forward Cooper Vannoord, left, battled for the puck against Aylmer Bantam LL 2 defenceman Evan Wharton during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, Jan. 26. Aylmer LL 2 won 5-1 and Vannoord scored his team’s lone goal.

Belmont Novice LL edge Dorchester

January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Belmont Novice Local League hockey player Cameron Richardson passed the puck up to teammate William Stallaert during a game versus Dorchester at Belmont Community Centre on Friday, Jan. 24. Stallaert scored on the play and Belmont went on to win 2-1.

BAD Peewee HL team wins 3-0

January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amanda VanRoestel of BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Peewee House League team turned with the puck during a game against Lambeth at East Elgin Community Complex, Tuesday night, Jan. 21. Abby Horvath scored a hat-trick to give the BAD Girls a 3-0 win, with goalie Anna LeRoux earning the shutout.

Volleyball seeding tournament

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Liz Rollo, left, of East Elgin Secondary School almost collided with teammate Allie De Coutere during a game against Parkside Collegiate Institute in Ingersoll, Wednesday, Jan. 16. In a the first of two playoff seeding “minitournaments,” EESS defeated PCI 3-0, but lost 0-3 to Huron Park Secondary School and host Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute. The…

EESS boys best PCI 5-3

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zack Robertson of East Elgin Secondary School made a tight turn in a game against Parkside Collegiate Institute at Memorial Arena in St. Thomas, Tuesday, Jan. 14. EESS won the game 5-1, with a hat-trick from Derek Folkard and singles from Riley Harbour and Garrett Hickey.  

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