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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

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.  

BAD Atom B blanks Stratford

January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mackenzie McQuiggan of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Atom B hockey team brought the puck out of the defensive zone before passing it up to a teammate at East Elgin Community Complex during a game against a Stratford team, Saturday, Jan. 11. She later assisted on a goal scored by Danika Ross. Arisa Hanson also assisted…

EESS holding dance recitals

January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lorena Gisbrecht performed hip hop to “Likea Cholo” by Down during a rehearsal Monday, Jan. 13, for recitals for the dance program at East Elgin Secondary School, Wednesday, Jan. 15, and Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. She’s one of 40 students in the recitals. Tickets available at the door are $5 a person.

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.

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