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• The Essex District High School Red Raider boys’ hockey team beat the Brennan Cardinals on Monday, November 27 by a score of 4-1. Cody Webster had a goal and assist, Dalton Vanlare scored a pair of goals, and Connor Sagaert added another goal in the win for Essex.

Kode Coussens scored twice and goals by Dan Mastroianni and Liam Hall contributed to the 4-0 win by the EDHS boys’ hockey team against the Brennan Cardinals on November 29.

Goals by Blair Longrove, Dalton Vanlare, and Austin Friesen (2) were not enough to beat Kingsville on December 4 as the Red Raiders boys’ hockey team fell to the Cavaliers 4-8.

• On Tuesday, November 28 the EDHS girls’ hockey team beat St. Joseph’s in Essex by a score of 2-0. Peyton Moore score both goals for the Red Raiders with assists to Maddy O’Neil and Megan Prentice.

• The Essex 73’s hockey club were defeated by the visiting Mooretown Flags on Tuesday, November 28.

On Wednesday, November 29, the 73’s outscored the Wallaceburg Lakers by a score of 7-3. Wyatt O’Neil chad three goals and teammates William Stadder, Justin Bondy, Dallas Anderson, and Brett Smith all scored in the win.

• The Essex Ravens Peewee Major hockey team was in Fort Erie last weekend for the Fort Erie Andy Passero Memorial Cup. The Ravens went undefeated in its first four games, beating Dundas Blues in the Semi-Final game. The Ravens advanced to the final game to face the Grimsby Peach Kings. Final score Grimsby 4, Essex 1.

• The Essex Ravens Novice AE travel hockey team competed in the 17th Annual Randy Merten/Dan Holland Memorial Tournament in Belle River last weekend. On December 1, Essex beat Halton Hills Thunder (2) 7-0, but suffered a loss to the Markham Waxers by a score of 1-8. On December 2 Essex was victorious over the Glanbrook Randers and Stouffville Clippers to advance in the tournament to, once again, face the Waxers on Sunday, December 3. The team from Markham was again victorious in the rematch against Essex, with the final score 2-7.

• This Day in Sports History – December 7th: In 1937 the contract of Ted William was acquired by The Boston Red Sox. In 1985, by only 45 votes, Vincent Edward “Bo” Jackson, of Auburn University, was named winner of the Hesiman Trophy.

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