SPORTS

Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

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.

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…