Monday 2nd April 2012
Chesterfield AC athletes again contributed massively to victories for Derbyshire in three of the four age-groups of the Aviva Sportshall East Midlands Final at Grantham.
They made up nearly half of the total squad, which repeated the successes of the last three years. The other athletes came from Amber Valley and Derby.
The winning teams will go on to represent the East Midlands Region in the National Finals at Birmingham NEC on 21st April. This follows on from the County U11s also winning their Regional Final at the same venue in January.
The opposition each time has come from Nottinghamsire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, and Northamptonshire.
C&DAC squad members:
James Brewster, Callum Kay, Brandon Lewis, George Taylor.
Rebecca Conway, Emma Hough, Emma Johnson, Jordan White, Corey Wilson.
Dean Ofield, Jordan Ofield, Russell Mackey, Josh Hough
Ella Barrett, Ellie O'Connor, Abbie Queenan, Leanne Smith
Individual event winners in team competitions:
Corey Wilson 2 lap 23.6s, standing triple jump 6.82m;
Dean Ofield 1eq standing long jump 2.34m.
U15 All-rounder competitions:
5eq Abbie Queenan, Ella Barrett
7eq, Ellie O'Connor 7eq, Leanne Smith 7eq, 29 competed;
3rd Josh Hough, 4eq Dean Ofield, 9eq Jordan Ofield, 15th Russell Mackey, 26 competed.
Manchester Indoor Open:
Emma Schaanning 1st 60m 8.24s (new personal best).
Lee Valley Indoor Open Pentathlons:
Brandon Lewis 3rd overall 1068pts (60mH 12.6s, high jump 1.42m, long jump 4.01m, shot put 8.03m, 800m 3:25.7) 8 competed.
ONE OF THE CHOSEN FEW -
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Over 40 groups to benefit from grants of up to £250 each from Derbyshire's Community Sports Trust funded through the government’s Social Action Fund. More...
PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL -
Young people in Chesterfield were given their chance to shine at an event, hosted by Destination Chesterfield and Derbyshire Sport, at the b2net stadium this morning. More...
SIR CHRIS HOY URGES LOCAL RESIDENTS TO 'SHINE' THIS SUMMER -
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OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST PAUL GOODISON VISITS CHESTERFIELD -
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LOCAL YOUNG ATHLETES SHINE AS NEW SEASON BEGINS-
Joe Walker was awarded the Club's 'Athlete of the Day' for his winning treble (all Grade 1), while Emma Schaanning took the female honours More...
YOUNG ATHLETES ON TRACK FOR NEW SEASON SUCCESS -
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Teams from The Bolsover School and Hasland Hall Community School were among the winners at the Derbyshire Winter School Games. More...
CHESTERFIELD AC'S ALICIA BARRETT STRIKES GOLD AGAIN-
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ATHLETICS GIRLS RUN AWAY WITH BEST TEAM IN DERBYSHIRE-
Chesterfield were crowned best team in the Derbyshire Mini Cross-Country League at the end-of-season awards. More...
187 DERBYSHIRE ATHLETES SHARE OF £40,000 BURSARIES -
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CHESTERFIELD ATHLETES CROWNED CHAMPIONS AGAIN -
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COUNTY SUCCESS FOR YOUNG ATHLETES -
Chesterfield AC's Tasmin Boam, representing Derbyshire Dales, added the Schools' gold medal to her Derbyshire club title More...
OLYMPIC COACH APPOINTED TO HELP DERBYSHIRE ATHLETES -
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KINGS STILL TOP OF THE TABLE -
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NEW LOCAL 6-A-SIDE FOOTBALL LEAGUE PROVES TO BE A WINNER -
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NCWA BECOMES A LIMITED COMPANY -
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TABLE TENNIS STAR PITCHFORD WINS SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD -
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SUCCESS ON WORLD STAGE FOR LOCAL YOUNGSTER -
Chesterfield Table Tennis player Liam Pitchford, has now been named as England's new senior No.1 More...
JUST DO MORE -
Residents in North East Derbyshire are being offered a 50% discount on monthly membership at leisure centres in the area. More...
GOLD MEDALLIST VISITS NE DERBYSHIRE -
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