The Essex Chargers Youth Football program is off to a great start this season with its 7th- and 8th-grade varsity blue team playing to a 3-1 record, and its 7th- and 8th-grade gold team going undefeated at 4-0. Each year, more than 150 kids fill out the Chargers’ flag (grades 2-4) and tackle (5-8) programs.

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