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Under 15 game ends in 1-1 tie

Braylon Jacques of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 15 Rep team charged for the puck during a game against Twin Centres at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday night, Jan. 2. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Day Ladies curling in Aylmer

Lou Deane, middle, releases a stone being followed by sweepers Kathi Vandermeer, left, and Diane Campbell during Day Ladies Curling at the Aylmer Curling Club on Thursday, Dec. 16. Curling starts each Thursday at 1 p.m. starting again on Jan. 6. Everyone is welcome to come out and try a free session, but they need…

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Running Santas brave icy weather

The Running Santas, a group that regularly gets together for exercise but at this time of year adds a special costume to their normal attire, braved icy weather for their annual Christmas trek spreading holiday cheer around Aylmer on Saturday, Dec. 18. (AE/Rob Perry)

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BAD Girls Under 13 falls 2-4 to Huron Heat

No. 4 Addison Franklin of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 13 team kept the puck away from a Huron Heat forward during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Dec. 10. Huron won the game 4-2. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Under 9 AMHA action at EECC

No. 11 Keely Walcarius of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 9 Rep team kept the puck away from a Cayuga player during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Dec. 10. Action is continuous at this age group, and no official scores are kept. (AE/Rob Perry)

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Under 11 Rep team downs Caledonia 6-2

Miles Botzang, No. 14, backed up Aylmer Minor Hockey Under 11 Rep teammate Nate Fitzgerald, No. 5, as he jousted with a Caledonia player for control of the puck during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Dec. 10. Aylmer won the game 6-2, with two goals each from Botzang, Jack Lynch…

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EESS Senior Girls win Oxford-Elgin championship

Jamie Stahlbaum of host East Elgin Secondary School’s Senior Girls basketball team shot for the Woodstock Collegiate Institute net during the Oxford-Elgin (or as it’s now called Thames Valley Regional Southeast) championship final on Thursday, Nov. 24. The game started out slowly, with the two teams tied at 4 at the end of the first…

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Belmont wins 7-3 in Under 18 Local League game against Aylmer

Noah Craft Previtt of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 18 Local League team rushed the puck to the Belmont end of the ice during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, Nov. 21. Belmont won the game 7-3, and is so far undefeated this season with six victories. (AE/Rob Perry)

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CASS takes EESS for Oxford-Elgin championship

East Elgin Secondary School Junior football quarterback Rhyan Hewbank sought to rush the ball up the field with blocking from teammates Simon Hunt, left, and Brent Barker, right, during the Thames Valley District Oxford-Elgin championship game against Woodstock’s College Avenue Secondary School in St. Thomas on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17. East Elgin scored a pair…

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Elgin Imperials bested 5-2 by Sarnia

Travis Topping, in yellow, of host Elgin Imperials sledge-hockey team vied for the puck against a Sarnia player during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday morning, Nov. 14. This was the EECC debut for the local team, which draws players from Elgin and St. Thomas. Sarnia took the win 5-2, with both…

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