Author Archives: Lester Medcalf

News from Birmingham and from Worthing

English Schools Championships An excellent performance from Rebekah Tyler at the English Schools Championships in Birmingham on Friday saw her coming seventh in the Intermediate Girls (under 17) shot putt with a best throw of 12.26 metres, just a few centimetres below her pb from a couple weeks ago. She beat a number of girls...
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A busy few days coming up

Matches coming up Our under 17s and under 20s will be back in action on Sunday June 30 at Erith as part of the composite Team Sussex – consisting of athletes from the Eastbourne, Lewes and Haywards Heath clubs as well of course as our own East Grinstead athletes – and I’ll bring you news...
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Rather an empty weekend

Under 13 and under 15 match due to be taking place at Ashford We’re sorry that the match for under 13s and under 15s had to be cancelled – problems involving the starter and the starter’s gun we understand. Though perhaps we could have had a field event only match ??? There isn’t time to...
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News from recent matches

Under 13 match on Thursday evening Our under 13s (school years 6 and 7) had their second midweek match of the season last Thursday evening on a rather cool and windy (and wet in the last half-hour or so) evening. Not at all good weather for athletics. We had a good turn-out of athletes –...
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A good Thursday evening at K2

Well done to the under 15s at their match on Thursday evening We are seldom able to challenge the Crawley or Horsham clubs in the Sussex Under 15 league but, as long as we have a reasonable number of athletes, we will normally hope to contest third place with teams from Haywards Heath, Worthing and...
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