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Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

U9 team takes silver at Rep Finale

April 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

Luca Kapogianes, with the puck, of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 9 Rep team got squeezed by two Walkerton players during the championship game of the “Rep Finale” tournament at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, April 3. The Aylmer team placed second in its preliminary pool with two wins and a loss, then advanced…

Facing down Walkerton

April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Goalie Oli Pede of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 9 Rep team made a save against a Walkerton player on a breakaway during the “Rep Finale” tournament at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday, April 1. Walkerton won this game 3-1, but Aylmer already had one victory from a 16-0 win over St. George on…

Aylmer U15s tie Dunnville 1-1

April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Alastair Douglas of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 15 Rep team fired the puck past a Dunnville player during a “Rep Finale” tournament game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday afternoon, April 1. The hardfought game ended in a 1-1 tie. The hometown team plays against Thorold Friday at 8:15 p.m. and against Oro…

Aylmer U13 team bests Muskoka 4-2

April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Keegan Russell of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 13 Rep team lobbed a puck to a teammate during a “Ref Finale” tournament game, against Muskoka, held at East Elgin Community Complex Thursday, March 31. Aylmer, trailing 1-2 at the start of the third period, came back for a 4-2 victory. The tournament, for age divisions…

AMHA Under 9 Rep players win first game but lose second at tourney

March 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Keely Walcarius of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 9 Rep team rushed the puck down the ice in a game against Paris during a Southern Counties Championship Tournament at East Elgin Community Complex, Friday, March 25. Aylmer won that game 5-4, but was knocked out by a 2-1 loss to Tillsonburg on Saturday. (AE/Rob Perry)

East Lambton downs Aylmer U11 LL Red team 5-2

March 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Jason Heidt of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 11 Local League Red team skated past a fallen East Lambton player during a playoff game at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday night, March 24. East Lambton won the game 5-2. Aylmer will play the same team at EECC on Saturday, March 26, at 2:15 p.m.…

“Mini-game” for Junior curlers

March 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Janey Laur, 8, lined up a shot as she prepared to push her rock into the house during a “mini-game” for Junior curlers at Aylmer Curling Club on Sunday afternoon, March 20. The Junior program at the club instructs children from 5 through 16 yeas old in the fundamentals of the game. It’s now wrapped…

Aylmer U15 team bests St. Thomas 2-1

March 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Jimmy Reynaert of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 15 Local League team smashed a shot toward the St. Thomas net during a playoff game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday afternoon, March 20. Aylmer won the hard-fought encounter 2-1. (AE/Rob Perry)

Under 13 BAD Girls edge out St. Thomas -10

March 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Allison Sleegers of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 13 team stole the puck from a St. Thomas player during a playoff game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, March 18. The hosts narrowly won the game 1-0. (AE/Rob Perry)

EESS girls win Southeast championship

March 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Taryn Sullivan of host East Elgin Secondary School flicked the puck down the ice, toward the Tillsonburg net, during the Thames Valley Southeast AA girls hockey final on Thursday, March 10. EESS topped off an undefeated season with a 7-2 victory. For more pictures, check the March 16 edition of The Aylmer Express. (AE/Rob Perry)

EESS Senior girls advance to volleyball final

March 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

Ella Cattrysse of host East Elgin Secondary School bumped the ball during a Thames Valley Regional Southeast AA Senior girls volleyball semifinal against Woodstock Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, March 8. EESS won that match three games to none to advance to the championship AA game against host Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute on Thursday, March 10,…

Celebrating a goal

March 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Danica Kidder, in white at left, and BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 18 A teammate Christine Annette savoured a goal during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, March 6. The local team won the game 7-1. (AE/Rob Perry)