SPORTS

Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

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)

Aylmer Under 15 Rep boys edge out Ingersoll 2-1

March 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Alastair Douglas of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 15 Rep team blasted a shot toward the Ingersoll net during a playoff game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, March 5. The hometown team took the win 2-1. (AE/Rob Perry)

U11 Red, in black, takes on U11 Black, in red

February 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 11 Local League squads met head-to-head at East Elgin Community Complex on Wednesday night, Feb. 23. Somewhat confusingly, the Black team had on red away jerseys and the Red team black away jerseys. Here, Red players Ryerson Peacock, left, and Braxton Dyck, right, tried to squeeze out Black player Jace Underhill,…

Business Ladies host “Winespiel”

February 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Kirsten Horlick of the “Chardon’eh’s” rink released a rock during a “Winespiel” hosted by the Business Ladies League at Aylmer Curling Club on Saturday, Feb. 26. The event involved eight rinks from Southwestern Ontario. For more coverage, look in the March 2 edition of The Aylmer Express. (AE/Rob Perry)

Cutting through the Bluewater

February 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Zoe Zaifman of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Hockey’s Under 18 AA team ignored the efforts of a Bluewater player to slow her down as she approached the opposing net during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday note, Feb. 23. Despite the best efforts of the local team, Bluewater won the game 4-2.…

Under 18LL team takes on Mt. Brydges

February 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Tyler Beamish of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 18 Local League team manoeuvred his way through Mount Brydges players during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday night, Feb. 24. Mount Brydges squeaked out a win 2-1. (AE/Rob Perry)  

A win and a loss for BAD U18B team

February 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Ella Farquhar of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 18 B hockey team jostled the puck away from a St. Thomas player during a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Feb. 18. The BAD squad lost that game 3-4, with goals from Sarah Parsons assisted by Farquhar and Jenna Huctwith, Sarah Parsons assisted…

BAD U15 BB game a duel between goalies

February 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Makenna Brown of host BAD (Belmont-Aylmer-Dorchester) Girls Under 15 BB team rushed the puck down the ice during a game against Woodstock at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday night, Feb. 18. The game was a duel between two goalies, and ended in a 0-0 tie. BAD’s Jordyn Taylor earned the shutout for her team.…