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Colchester North has a great track season

The Colchester North Public School track and field team had an incredible season, thanks to the dedication of the student-athletes, coaches, and parents and guardians who ensure their children made every meet and practice. At the recent Qualifier Meet, Colchester won its 27th championship out of the past 30 years, and the students won eight […]

submitted to EFP Payton Cacilhas may be new to karate, but hard work and dedication to her new hobby earned her a gold medal in Sparring in the division for 7, 8, and 9-year old competitors at the recent Windsor Open Karate Championship. Cacilhas began participating in the sport that focuses on self-discipline at the […]

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submitted to EFP Last weekend, the 8 and 9 year old Essex baseball team won the Stratford Major Rookie baseball tournament. As Essex Minor baseball celebrates its 60th anniversary, this young rookie team shows nothing but promise and optimism. After tying the Erindale Lions 2 to 2, in game 1 of the tournament, the young […]

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by Fred Groves There was interesting reading on a recent blog called, ‘Life After Sports,’ out of the Hamilton area. McMaster University co-offensive coordinator Kyle Quinlan from South Woodslee said, “The reason I ended up playing football was because lacrosse was full. My mom tried to register me as a kid in Essex and we […]

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by Fred Groves Success is no accident, it’s earned by hard work. No words hold truer for Essex District High School senior student-athletes Lucia McElwain and Jonathan Chippett. Last Tuesday night, at the Legion in Essex, the two were the recipients of major awards at the school’s annual athletic banquet. McElwain, who heads to Central […]

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submitted to EFP Last weekend, the Essex Bantam Travel baseball team played in the Kevin Siddall Invitational tournament at Mic Mac Park, in Windsor. Although this was a AAA tournament for some of the largest baseball centres in Ontario, Essex has a special group of guys at this age who can actually compete with these […]

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by Fred Groves In 1957, Bill Woltz, Ian MacPherson, Vern Beckner, and Jim MacPherson formed the Essex Minor Baseball Association (EMBA). That same year, Mayor Elmer Queen took the bonus money he got for being on council and financially helped kick start the organization. EMBA representatives are proud to be celebrating the local baseball association’s […]

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submitted to EFP The Jamieson Junior Tour held it’s first of 11 tour events last Sunday at Ridgetown Golf Club. Players enjoyed warm, but very windy conditions on the tight Ridgetown layout. A total of 96 Junior and Collegiate players in four divisions teed it up. In the junior boys’ division, James Hill of Beach […]

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by Fred Groves It was a tough week for the Essex Junior Yellowjackets as the team had three games in four days in the Essex County Senior Baseball League. Last Thursday, the team tied visiting Walkerhomesites 8-8. On Saturday, the team lost 10-4 to the host, Harrow Seniors, and the next day in Woodslee was edged 12-11. • In […]

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submitted to EFP After dropping the first game to AAA Riverside, the 8 and 9-year old Essex Rookie team has fought to a proud 3 and 1 record. The Yellow Jackets defeated the traditionally strong Woodslee and Kingsville teams this past week, and show no signs of slowing. Sean Wilson of Essex offered a 4 […]

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