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Leaside Sports Hall of Fame inducting new members November 17

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017

The Leaside Sports Hall of Fame will grow by four new members as the 2017 inductees, as well as the Athlete of The Year …

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Cosburn Wolves girls’ soccer teams earn the right to howl!

Posted by on Nov 5, 2017

Cosburn girls soccer Grade 7-8 team Cosburn girls soccer Grade 6 team Both the Grade 6 and Grades 7-8 girls soccer teams at Cosburn Middle School were beaming after capping perfect seasons with TDESSA city championships. After winning the conference titles in convincing fashion both teams, known as the Wolves as are all teams at the school at 520 Cosburn Ave. in East York, headed into the City Championship Tournament with high expectations. The Grade 6 girls, coached by Laura Little and Ken Hershorn, faced John Wanless for the overall title and came away with a 2-0 shut-out victory on goals by Jocelyn Singh and Alexis Worrel. The 7/8 girls, coached by Alexander Markovic and George Photos, would face a familiar foe in Glenview, as it was a rematch of the 2015 finals which also saw Cosburn emerge victorious...

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East York Ladies Softball veteran players holding reunion Nov. 4

Posted by on Oct 8, 2017

A group of former players in the East York Ladies Softball League are planning to hold a reunion social on Saturday November 4 and inviting their former teammates and opponents from the 1980-2000 era to come out to relive memories and catch up.  It will take place at The Wally Tavern, 302 O’Connor Drive at Donlands, starting at 7 p.m. Weone Macrae came up with the idea “while sitting around the pool having drinks and reminiscing with some old friends this summer,” she told East York Chronicle. At the time she played, she said, the league, known today as the East York Ladies Softball Association, had up to eight teams (there are four today) sponsored by local businesses.  She hopes attendees will be bring out their trophies and photos to spark memories.  For more info call her at...

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EY’s Brittany Crew caps shot put season with gold medal in Taiwan

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

East York’s Brittany Crew capped a stellar outdoor season in the event by winning the gold medal at the World University Summer Games on August 27.

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Quest for bedpan ‘Gold’ is on! Fri. Aug. 11 at 2 pm

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017

It’s once again that time of year when local amateur athletes start dreaming about winning gold —as in the coveted “Golden Bedpan” trophy…

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Brittany Crew sets another record in repeating as Canadian shot put champion

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017

East York-raised Brittany Crew came up strong on Sunday July 9 to throw a 18.38-metres toss to hold onto her title as Canadian Champion for the sport and set a new record for the event

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