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Quinte Dolphins swimmers meet gold medalist

Quinte Dolphins swimmers meet gold medalist

Following a two-year hiatus from competition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Quinte Dolphins Swim Club is gearing up for a season of swim meets. This past weekend the team sent a group of swimming enthusiasts to watch the FINA World Cup Swim event being hosted at the Toronto Pan Am Centre. It was a […]

Recent ringers place Bloomfield's Mary Matthews eighth in Horseshoe Canada's top 100 women

Recent ringers place Bloomfield’s Mary Matthews eighth in Horseshoe Canada’s top 100 women

Bloomfield’s Mary Matthews is ‘ringing’ in more national and provincial horseshoe championship honours. She is now eighth in Horseshoe Canada’s top 100 women. Matthews, who plays out of the First Nations Horseshoe Club in Tyendinaga, won the Ontario Provincial Single Championship Aug. 27-28, hosted at the Belleville Horseshoe Club. The event saw 69 men and […]

County's Rob Legge cycles to 33rd in world Gran Fondo Championship in Italy

County’s Rob Legge cycles to 33rd in world Gran Fondo Championship in Italy

Cressy’s Rob Legge was just two seconds behind the first Canadian in his cycling category to cross the finish line of the UCI World Gran Fondo Championships, held in the Italian Alps last weekend. A Gran Fondo is a type of long-distance road cycling ride originating in Italy in 1970 and roughly translates into English […]

September sun sets on successful Picton fair

September sun sets on successful Picton fair

By Olivia Timm Following two years of drive-through fairs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some 7,500 people poured through the gates at the Picton fairgrounds over the weekend. This year’s theme was ‘Then and Now’ – an ode to the traditional aspects many have come to expect and enjoy, along with new attractions. Two well-attended […]

Soccer festival fun in the blazing hot sun for 750 players

Soccer festival fun in the blazing hot sun for 750 players

There was plenty of fun despite the blazing hot sun for 750 Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) players attending their year-end festival at the PECSA Fields on Johnson St., Picton. The U18 teams put on a great show to kickstart the festival weekend on Friday. There were just enough U18 players for two teams […]

More than 750 County soccer players to celebrate first season since COVID

More than 750 County soccer players to celebrate first season since COVID

Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 750 Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) players will celebrate their season this weekend. In alignment with the Ontario Soccer Association’s development program, PECSA is altering its traditional tournament format in favour of an end-of-season festival with every team playing two games. It is called the […]

Sun-soaked soapbox races return to Bloomfield

Sun-soaked soapbox races return to Bloomfield

  Several hundred people lined Mill Street in Bloomfield Saturday – sitting on hay bales, lawn chairs and even a couch – to cheer on 70 racers in the kids’ soapbox derby. Attendance was expected to be high just as it was for the Bloomfield Hallowell Recreation Committee’s fishing derby in the spring. “I don’t […]

County teen roaring into second race season

County teen roaring into second race season

By Jim Clarke, Clarke Motorsports Like others before her and still more who will follow, Keira Turner got her first taste of the motorsport’s world in the local karting ranks. The Prince Edward County teen – who is the third generation of her family to pursue a passion of dirt track racing – made the […]

Support for hospital racing in from County Marathon participants

Support for hospital racing in from County Marathon participants

County Marathon participants eager to run again after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, presented another donation to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation. On their behalf, Mark Henry presented Briar Boyce, the foundation’s senior development officer, with $2,500. Over the years, the County Marathon committee has donated $15,601 and remains committed […]

Wife inspires County man to bike 1,000km to help children fight cancer

Wife inspires County man to bike 1,000km to help children fight cancer

As he trains to ride 1,000 kms on his bicycle to raise more money for the Hospital for Sick Children, (SickKids) Milford’s Don Ross gets inspiration from his wife, Heather. Ross is riding for Heather in this year’s 6th annual Great Cycle Challenge Canada, and they’re hoping to raise $3,500 during August to help children […]

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