SPORTS

Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Arrows host winter swim meet

February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Optimist Arrows team member Melena Siannas emerged out of the Ontario Police College indoor pool during the butterfly stroke leg of a 100 metre 10-11 girls individual medley heat on Sunday, Feb. 9 during the annual winter swim meet hosted by the Aylmer club. Over 140 swimmers from five swim clubs competed in the…

Spitfires down 3-0 versus Dorchester

February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires defenseman Adam Szwed, left, tried to slow down Dorchester’s Gus Ford during game two of their first round playoff series at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, Feb. 8. The Spitfires lost 3-2. Aylmer lost game one of the series in Dorchester 5-1 the evening before and fell 5-2 in Dorchester on…

BAD Peewee BB wins first playoff series

February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Peewee BB player Rachelle Charron, right raced for the puck against a Waterloo player during the first game of their first round Lower Lakes Female Hockey League playoff series at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, Feb. 8. BAD won 1-0 and also won game two in Waterloo 2-1 the following day to sweep…

EESS girls finish winless in curling

February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Skip Amy Wilson of the East Elgin Secondary School girls curling rink had her eyes on the target while delivering a rock in a game versus Glencoe District High School at Aylmer Curling Club on Thursday, Feb. 6. East Elgin lost 8-2 to finish the regular season without a win.

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.