Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Family Fun Day in Springfield

June 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Jennifer McDaniel of Aylmer holds Eddie, a week-and-a-half old Nigerian dwarf goat, at a petting zoo that was one of the attractions at Springfield Family Fun Day at Malahide Community Place on Saturday, June 17. Sunny weather brought out crowds early in the day. More coverage in the June 21 edition of The Aylmer Express.…

Celebrating EdisonFest in Vienna

June 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

“Jack,” a great horned owl, came in for a landing anticipating a meaty treat from James Cowan of the Canadian Raptor Conservancy during a presentation at EdisonFest in Vienna on Saturday, June 3. Weather for the event was breezy and partly cloudy, resulting in good attendance. More pictures on the front page of the June…

EESS boys, girls advance to WOSSAA soccer playoffs

May 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

Annelise Borm, left, and Adrianna Borm played keep-away with Huron Park Secondary School defenders during the Thames Valley Southeast AA girls soccer final at City Wide Sports Park in London on Tuesday, May 30. East Elgin Secondary School’s girls and boys soccer team both won Thames Valley Southeast AA championships in games that day and…

EESS boys, girls soccer teams in Southeast finals-updated

May 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Both East Elgin Secondary School’s boys and girls soccer teams have advanced to Thames Valley Southeast AA finals to be played at Citywide Fields in London Tuesday, May 30, at 11 a.m. for girls and 1 p.m. for boys. In Southeast semifinals in London on Tuesday, May 23, EESS boys blanked Tillsonburg Glendale 4-0 and…

EESS girls blank CECI in soccer game

May 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Jamie Stahlbaum of host East Elgin Secondary School lined up a kick during a girls soccer game against Central Elgin Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, May 16. EESS blanked CECI 3-0, with East Elgin goalies Adrianna Borm and Kaitlyn McInnis sharing the shutout. EESS will play its final game of the regular season at home against…

EESS downs CECI 5-1 in boys soccer

May 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Host East Elgin Secondary School goalie Brendan Giesbrecht snagged a Central Elgin Collegiate Institute shot on his net during a boys soccer game on Tuesday, May 16. EESS took the win 5-1 and stands in second place in TVRAA South with three wins and a tie, just behind St. Joseph’s Catholic High School with four…

Cycling for a Cure at EESS

May 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Grade 12 students Greg Killough, left, and Katie Dance spent time on exercise bikes in the East Elgin Secondary School gymnasium as they participated in “Cycle for the Cure” on Wednesday, May 17. They were part of the “Holy Walk-amolies” team. Ms. Dance is a member of EESS’s Leadership Class, which held the cycling event…

Aylmer U13 Rep team edged out of gold medal 2-1

April 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

Mason Matthews of host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 13 Rep team looked for a teammate to pass to during the final game for their age division in an annual year-end weekend Rep tournament at East Elgin Community Complex on Sunday, April 2. Aylmer lost the hard-fought game to Milton 2-1 in overtime, after nearly 10…

Aylmer Under 9 MD team downs Belle River 2-1

March 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Players from host Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 9 Minor Development team celebrated after winning a 2-1 squeaker against Belle River (from near Windsor) in a game at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday, March 18. Minor Development is a level of house between House League and Rep. (AE/Rob Perry)

Day Ladies Bonspiel at Aylmer Curling Club

March 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Brenda Haayema delivered a rock during a bonspiel hosted by the Day Ladies League at Aylmer Curling Club on Wednesday, March 15. The six-team spiel was won by Linda Allard, Judy Vardon, Bernice Tracey and Marilyn Monk of Ingersoll District Curling Club. More photos in the March 22 edition of The Aylmer Express.  (AE/Rob Perry)

AMHA’s Under 15 Rep team defeats Delhi 4-1

March 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

Drew Thoonen of Aylmer Minor Hockey’s Under 15 Rep team kept his stick on the puck despite the efforts of a Delhi player during a first-round playoff game at East Elgin Community Complex on Thursday night, March 9. Aylmer won the game 4-1, completing the first round with a record of five wins and three…

Golden Feather hosts Tri-County indoor archery championships

March 4, 2023 | 0 Comments

Keegan Howe, 8, of host Golden Feather Archery Club prepared to loose an arrow during the Tri-County indoor championships at Columbus Club in Aylmer on Saturday, March 4. Teams from Elgin, Norfolk and Jarvis competed, divided into three youth and 10 adults squads. This was  the first Tri-County meet since one held just before COVID…