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Essex Sports

Sports • Published March 12, 2022 12:17 p.m.

Deep Horseshoe League Ready for 67th Season

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) will be holding its 67th season this year. The DRHL will host league play at 5 p.m. on every Thursday beginning on April 28 at the First Congregational...

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Sports • Published March 06, 2022 04:18 p.m.

Valley Wins First Two States Games to Make the Quarterfinals

Head Coach Jaimie Bickelhaupt knew what the Valley Regional girls’ basketball team was capable of as the Warriors entered the Class M State Tournament last week. After taking a loss in the...

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Sports • Published March 05, 2022 05:11 p.m.

Valley Gymnastics Sends Two to State Open; Boys’ Hoops Playing in Division IV Tourney

Girls’ GymnasticsThe Valley Regional girls’ gymnastics team was represented by a couple of athletes at the State Open Championship last weekend. Senior Grace...

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Sports • Published Feb. 28, 2022 12:08 a.m.

Valley Takes Loss to East Hampton in Shoreline Final

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team entered the Shoreline Conference Tournament as the No. 3 seed after posting a record of 17-3 during the regular season. While Head Coach Jaimie...

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Sports • Published Feb. 27, 2022 01:36 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Loses in Shorelines; Girls’ Gymnastics Competes at States

Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball team finished its regular season with a win versus East Hampton and then took a loss to Morgan in the...

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Sports • Published Feb. 24, 2022 11 a.m.

Board Raising the Bar as a Freshman

When Holly Board was a young child, her mother Susan knew that she was destined to become gymnast. Susan’s vision came to fruition as Holly has been competing in the sport for several years ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2022 04:20 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Takes Two Losses; Co-op Girls’ Hockey Squad Grabs Two Wins

Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball team took two defeats last week to move to 9-10 with one game remaining in the regular season. The...

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Sports • Published Feb. 19, 2022 11:55 p.m.

Warriors Advance to Shoreline Semis by Defeating Old Lyme

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team has been as good as any squad in the Shoreline Conference this winter. The Warriors continued their run of success on the court by closing out the ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 19, 2022 02:25 p.m.

Essex Platform Tennis Club Hosts Men’s 25+ Tourney

The Essex Platform Tennis Club recently hosted the CT Shoreline Men’s PTI 25+ Tournament. The winners of the tournament were Henry Fishman of Fairfield and Mathias Degardin. Fishman and...

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Sports • Published Feb. 13, 2022 11:55 p.m.

Valley Track Competes in Conference and State Meets

The Valley Regional indoor track and field program was well-represented when the Shoreline Conference Championship took place at Floyd Little Athletic Center on Feb. 5, after which the Warriors...

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Sports • Published Feb. 13, 2022 11:55 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Hoops Improves to 16-2; Gymnastics Takes 2nd at Shorelines

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball team had a busy schedule that saw the Warriors play four home games in a five-day stretch last week....

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Sports • Published Feb. 07, 2022 01:16 p.m.

Warriors Take Two Defeats, Bounce Back with Win; Hockey Squads Drop Contests

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball team took its first two defeats of the season last week, but then finished the week with a victory and...

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Sports • Published Feb. 06, 2022 03:52 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Scores Two Victories, Qualifies for States

After enduring stretch in which it lost four out of five games, the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team has rebounded in a major way. The Warriors have recorded three-straight victories,...

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Sports • Published Jan. 31, 2022 02:33 a.m.

Red-Hot Warriors Run Record to 11-0

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team has been on roll all season long. The Warriors claimed victory in both of last week’s contests to stay undefeated with a record of 11-0 for ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 30, 2022 03:09 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Basketball Gets a Split; Gymnastics Team Defeats Old Lyme

Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball team moved to 6-7 this season after gaining a split of two recent games. The Warriors took a loss to Hale-...

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Sports • Published Jan. 30, 2022 03:06 p.m.

Essex Tennis Club Event Proves a Smashing Success

The 2022 Connecticut Shoreline Men’s 95+ Tournament was held at the Essex Platform Tennis Club on Jan. 22, and the event proved a great success. Participants from seven different paddle...

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Sports • Published Jan. 23, 2022 11:22 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Hoops Refuses to Lose; Gymnastics Team Scores Two Victories

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball team moved to 9-0 on the season after winning a pair of matchups last week. The Warriors earned a...

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Sports • Published Jan. 23, 2022 11:03 p.m.

Warriors Aiming to Play Their Best Down the Stretch

Head Coach Kevin Woods knows that Valley Regional boys’ basketball team can reach great heights during the 2022 season. The Warriors moved to 5-6 on the year after losing two of their three ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2022 05:20 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Hoops Improves to 7-0; Boys’ Hoops Gets Win Against Westbrook

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball team hit the court to play three games last week. The Warriors came away with three victories and...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2022 05:10 p.m.

Valley Gymnastics Features Deep and Experienced Team

The Valley Regional girls’ gymnastics team has only competed in one meet during the 2022 season, but Head Coach Monica Bauer’s squad is off to a solid start this winter.Valley ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:25 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Defeats Morgan; Gymnastics Gets Two Wins

 Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball team shook off a few recent defeats by claiming a big win versus Morgan in a home game last...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:01 p.m.

East Haven Co-op Hockey Squad Off to Scorching Start

As the East Haven co-op boys ice hockey team took the ice this season, Lou Pane entered his 35th year as the Yellowjackets' head coach. East Haven is off to scorching start at 5-0 with Coach Pane...

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Sports • Published Jan. 06, 2022 03:04 p.m.

Warriors’ Girls’ Hoops Continues its Winning Ways

After winning their first two games of the season, Valley Regional girls’ basketball had a pair of home games on for week two. The Warriors won both, continuing their undefeated season at 4-...

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Sports • Published Dec. 27, 2021 02:44 a.m.

2021 Valley Sports Year in Review

After the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the sports scene in 2020, things started to get back to normal as 2021 unfolded. While there were some twists and turns along the way, the winter,...

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Sports • Published Dec. 20, 2021 01:43 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Has Great Expectations This Winter

After finishing as the runner-up in the Shoreline Conference last year, the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team entered the 2021-’22 season featuring a senior-laden roster...

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