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Vying for the puck in Under 13 Local League game

Weston Underhill, left, of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 13 Local League team and Aiden Rutkauskas of visiting Port Stanley rushed to be first to the puck during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 16. Port Stanley took the win. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Rushing down the ice

Mason Mathews, No. 11 of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 13 Rep team, backed by teammates Ashton Curtis, left, and Nolan Shackelton, raced down the ice toward the Port Stanley net during an exhibition game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Sept. 8. Port Stanley took the win. (AE/Rob Perry)

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BAD Under 15 BB team blanks London 2-0

Clara Arthur, left, of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 15 BB hockey team knocked the puck out of the possession of a London Devilettes player during an exhibition game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Oct. 8. The home team took the victory 2-0. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Aylmer Under-11 Rep team wins exhibition match

Ben Deleebeeck of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 11 Rep team stickhandled the puck down the ice during an exhibition game against St. Thomas at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Oct. 1. Aylmer took the win.  (AE/Rob Perry)

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BAD U15 BB team opens season at Complex

Paige Poland of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 15 BB hockey team kept the puck away from a Woodstock player during a season-opening game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Sept. 24. Woodstock won the game 2-0. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Sunset in Port Bruce

The sunset coloured the horizon as two to three foot waves crashed onto the beach at Port Bruce at sunset on Saturday night, Sept. 25. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Quilt show at Aylmer library

The shelves at Aylmer library are festooned with 62 colourful and intricate quilts, made by local artisans, for an annual three-day show that opened on Thursday, Sept. 23, and continues through Saturday, Sept. 25. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Losing their seats at horse show

Rider Stephanie Bossence of London lost her seat, as had her rescued “victim” Jarrad McMillan just before her, during a Rusty Gaits Saddle Club horse show at the Aylmer Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 19. The club is reviving “rescue races,” an event where a rescuer rushes to the far end of the ring, picks up…

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Aylmer Minor Hockey back on the ice

Aylmer Minor Hockey players, including this group of “Timbits” being coached on skating skills on Saturday morning, Sept. 11, have returned to the ice rinks at East Elgin Community Complex for the 2021-22 season, starting with practices. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Pupil-built rowboat launched by Port Burwell Public School

A lifeguard in a kayak provided instructions as Port Burwell Public School Grade 6 pupils Kayleigh Allegretti, left, Tyler Groat and Keegan Amies learned how to propel a flat-bottomed rowboat they and four other pupils helped make, after it was launched at Port Burwell Marina on  Saturday, Sept. 4. The boat will be sanded, painted…

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