For the second straight year, Essex will send its football players to Stanton as the two schools share the sport again this fall.
The Essex Trojanettes saw their season come to an end with a 14-2 regional tournament loss to Central Decatur, Monday, July 13.
The Essex Trojans didn’t have a baserunner and Tucker Hadden was battered by St. Albert’s bats in a 17-0 Falcon victory, Saturday, July 11.
The Essex Trojans managed just two hits in dropping their regular season finale 15-0 to Red Oak, Tuesday, July 7.
The Essex Trojans and Trojanettes both lost at home to Griswold in their final Corner Conference game of the season.
ESSEX – Every Sidney batter came to the plate twice in the first inning as the Cowboys scored 14 runs before Essex even had a chance to swing the bat in a 20-2 Cowboy victory, Monday, June 29.
ESSEX – The Sidney Cowgirls scored nine runs in the final two innings to turn a tie game into a comfortable 14-6 win over Essex, Monday, June 29.
ESSEX – The Shenandoah Mustangs scored 16 runs in the fourth inning and beat Essex 23-1, Saturday, June 27 in a game that was called after four innings due to the run rule.
ESSEX - The Shenandoah Fillies scored five runs on just one hit in the sixth inning, allowing them to survive a scare from Essex in an 8-4 win, Saturday, June 27.
The Essex baseball and softball teams dropped run-rule decisions at East Mills, Monday, June 22.
The Essex baseball and softball teams suffered their second losses of the season at Fremont-Mills, Friday, June 19.
The Essex Trojans and Trojanettes lost their season-opening baseball and softball games on Tuesday, June 16 in Stanton.
Essex softball fields its own team again with a few returners and a talented group of young athletes hoping to begin the rebuild of the program.
It’s a new-look season for Essex baseball.
The Essex school board officially hired Seth Ward as the school’s new varsity baseball and boys basketball coach during its regular meeting, Wednesday, May 20.
Essex graduate Jescenia Mosley is focused on working hard this spring so her final two years at Peru State, in the classroom and on the basketball court, go as well as possible.
Essex senior Kelli Baker will continue her cheerleading career at Buena Vista University.
An Essex senior, who has danced at Shenandoah’s Valley Dance Studio for much of her life, will continue to dance in college.
The Essex Trojans eliminated a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit, but Clarinda Academy grabbed the lead back in the final minute and held on for a 58-55 district tournament win over the Trojans.
Bel Pershing scored 32 points, including eight 3-pointers and St. Albert routed Essex 92-27 in a Class 1A Region 7 first-round girls basketball tournament game, Thursday, Feb. 13.
ESSEX – The Essex Trojans were only three points down at halftime, Tuesday, Feb. 11, but Griswold used a 21-7 third quarter to pull away to a 46-28 win.
ESSEX - The Essex Trojanettes completed the regular season with their second straight win, Tuesday, Feb. 11, beating Griswold 38-32.
Heartland Christian took control early with 29 points in the opening quarter and beat the Essex Trojans 62-24, Monday, Feb. 10.
The Essex Trojanettes nearly gave up a double-digit fourth quarter lead, but held on for a 44-43 win at Heartland Christian, Monday, Feb. 10 for their first win of the season.
The co-leaders of the Corner Conference had no trouble staying in that position as East Mills ran past Essex 76-17, Friday, Feb. 7.