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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Junior Eagles to face WCI in Southeast final

November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Maddi Obar of host East Elgin Secondary School sank a foul shot during a Thames Valley Regional Southeast semifinal against Central Elgin Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, Nov. 5. EESS took the win 42-11 to advance to the final against Woodstock Collegiate Institute at East Elgin on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 4:30 p.m. (AE/Rob Perry)

Basketball Senior Eagles on way to final-updated

November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kayla Voros of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the ball to a teammate during the Thames Valley Regional Southeast “AA” semifinal against Tillsonburg Glendale on Tuesday, Nov. 5. EESS took the win 42-32, and will meet Woodstock Huron Park in the Southeast final at East Elgin on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 3 p.m. T(AE/Rob…

Spitfires shot down by Exeter

November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Forward Connor Lacey of host Aylmer Spitfires raced the puck away from his team’s net during a Provincial Junior Hockey game against Exeter at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday night, Nov. 2. Exeter won the game 7-1. (AE/Rob Perry)\  

Shooting for the hoop–and a bye–updated

October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thea Fenn of host East Elgin Secondary School took a shot at the Woodstock College Avenue hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 22. EESS won the game handily, setting up an important match against Tillsonburg Glendale Thursday, Oct. 24, at East Elgin. The two sit tied for second place in Thames…

EESS Juniors best Lord Dorchester

October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ella Cattrysse of host East Elgin Secondary School made a pass close to the Lord Dorchester Secondary School hoop during a Junior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 22. EESS handily defeated the visitors for the win. (AE/Rob Perry)

Arrows win first meet of season

October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Trinity Welch of host Aylmer Optimist Arrows swim team raced in girls 10-11 breaststroke during a meet at Ontario Police College on Sunday, Oct. 20. Teams from Windsor, Sarnia, Leamington and Blenheim joined Aylmer for the season-opening event, which was won by the home team. More pictures in the Oct. 23 edition of The Aylmer…

Passing the ball

October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Carson Appleford of host East Elgin Secondary School passed the ball during a Senior boys volleyball game against Glencoe District High School on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Glencoe took the match, three games to one. (AE/Rob Perry)

Sr. Eagles ground Titans

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kayla Voros of host East Elgin Secondary School looked for a shot on the Woodstock Collegiate Institute hoop during a Senior girls basketball game on Thursday, Oct. 3. EESS came out on top of the game, winning 35-22. (AE/Rob Perry)  

Bumping back the ball

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jack Faulds of host East Elgin Secondary School bumped the ball backwards to save the loss of a point during a Junior boys volleyball game against Woodstock Collegiate Institute on Thursday, Oct. 3. WCI took all five games of the match. (AE/Rob Perry)

EESS Jr. Eagles topple Titans

October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brianne Roy of host East Elgin Secondary School shot for the Central Elgin Secondary School hoop during a breakaway at a Junior girls basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 1. EESS won the game handily. (AE/Rob Perry)

Lucas downs Eagles in Jr. football

September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hayden Kebbel of host East Elgin Secondary School was pursued by two London Lucas defenders during a Junior boys football game on Thursday, Sept. 26. EESS took a thumping, losing 37-6. (AE/Rob Perry)

EESS edges out Woodstock Collegiate 30-26

September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ella Cattrysse of host East Elgin Secondary School looked for a teammate to pass to during a Junior girls basketball game against Woodstock Collegiate Institute on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 24. East Elgin won 30-26 in a hardfought game. (AE/Rob Perry)