SPORTS

Essex native named D-III All-American

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An Essex native and Rochester Institute of Technology senior was named a 2017 Division III All-American for her rowing achievements. Amy Guthrie, who sat stroke seat for the varsity eight and served as a co-captain,was selected to the 2017 Pocock/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division III All-America First Team, making her the first RIT crew selection…

EHS grad named conference Scholar Athlete of Year

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An Essex High School grad was honored by the North Atlantic Conference for his efforts on and off the field. Steven Jurkiewicz, a Castleton University senior pitcher, was named the Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year. Jurkiewicz is studying Honors History, the only student at Castleton in the program, and has made the Dean’s throughout…

10 Hornets qualify for New England’s

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Ten Essex athletes are heading to the New England Championships after snagging top-six finishes at the annual Essex Invitational last Saturday. Hornet winners were Sade Hankey (high jump, triple jump), Breyer Sinor (discus), girls 8x800m relay team of Emma Farrington, Guilia Eddy, AnneMarie Martell and Lizzie Martell. Other qualifiers included Jamaal Hankey (third, 300m IH);…