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Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) men’s second team were beaten 3-1 when they met Okehampton first team.

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) men’s first team had a busy weekend as they travelled 370 miles to contest matches at Mid Somerset, Wells on Saturday and Marlborough in Wiltshire 24 hours later.

Exmouth Harrier Hugh Marsden was recently in the Falkland Islands, writes Dave Eveleigh.

History was made at Lympstone ABC on Saturday when Louis Silk became the first member of the club to win a national title.

The highlight of the week was a great result for the Budleigh men against Honiton in Division Two of the interclub competition, writes David Roberts.

Exmouth youngsters Jonty Wright and Josh Findel-Hawkins joined up with fellow county players this Saturday to travel to the National Badminton centre in Milton Keynes representing Devon Under-14s against Buckinghamshire.

Honiton ladies entertained Axminster last week and squeaked a win, 50 shots to 47, writes Julie Grant.

Axminster indoor bowlers enjoyed a couple of good wins recently, writes David Harris.

Former Lympstone ABCs Harry Webb will make his long awaited professional debut when he appears on a bill in Swindon on April 8.

A trip back to Cornwall takes point-to-point racehorse followers to Great Trethew this Sunday (February 26) where East Cornwall host their meeting at the popular track near Menhenoit, writes Donna Harris.

She may not have climbed to the top step of the podium but Exmouth judoka Donna Riggs insisted she couldn’t have been happier after clinching a silver medal at the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sports) Nationals this past weekend.

It was AVRs that took first and second in the latest Seaton Parkrun, writes Dave Mutter.

There was plenty of drama both on and off the course at a high class Buckfastleigh meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

Half-term week was an exciting time for Reuben Buss at North Hill airfield, when he became the latest Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) junior member to fly solo, writes Jill Harmer.

Being a summer sport, it is hard for triathlon competitors to stay focused on their training through the long, dark, damp winter months, writes Ellie Dominey.

Five Honiton Running Club ladies took part in the relatively new event of the Humdinger Half, writes Judy Davey.

New Honiton Sea Angling Club junior Finley Hand certainly enjoyed a recent trip fishing with his father Wayne, writes Mike Spiller.

Exmouth Visions players Morgan and Jonty Wright made the short trip to Wellington School during half-term to play in a competition that drew other players from across the South West attending.

Honiton Hornets maintained their seven point lead at the top of the table with a comprehensive 4-0 success over SOHC.

The last two weeks at Sidmouth Bowls Club have been more than eventful than most, writes Ron Cook.

The great Catalan capital of Barcelona was host to the eDreams Mitja Marato Half Marathon, writes Terry Bewes.

The Exeter half marathon is a great three-lap traffic free, pancake flat route run along the footpaths and cycle tracks around the River Exe and Exeter Canal, writes Terry Bewes.

The Taunton Humdinger Half Marathon and Hurtle is organised by the Running Forever RC and starts from the Wellspring Leisure Centre, Taunton, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team suffered cup heart ache as they went out of the Devon Trophy at the semi-final stage, beaten on penalty flicks by Plym Valley at a wet and windy Lipson Community College in Plymouth.

Carine Silver from Sidmouth Running Club travelled up to Surrey with her family to take part in the LDWA 48th Punchbowl Ultra Marathon, writes Terry Bewes.

Exmouth-based Mostyn Sherlock has been crowned the Association of Southern Motor Club (ACSMC) Hillclimb Championship winner for the second time in two years, picking up the top honour at an awards ceremony held in Guildford earlier this month, writes Steve Birley.

On a bitterly cold day Exmouth Harriers’ veteran men’s team kept alive hopes of a podium position at the end of the cross-country season, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The three-lap Exeter Half Marathon was a two-day event with one race on Saturday and the other the following day, writes Dave Mutter.

It was another great night for what was the penultimate round of the Seaton Winter 5k series, with many personal bests (PBs), and a few new runners taking part, writes Dave Mutter.

Sunday saw the first round of the annual Manor Hotel Triples Competition, writes Jude Latta.

There is always a very competitive edge to the Budleigh annual indoor Captains’ Day match as the ladies’ and men of the club compete against each other for the bragging rights and this years fixture was no exception, writes David Roberts.

AVR duo tackle The Humdinger Race

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Humdinger is a hilly road half marathon that has over 1,000ft of climb, writes Dave Mutter.

Comets were 56-35 victors when thy met Replay to contest Exmouth Netball League points.

Honiton RC’s Kevin Hawker was once again the victor of the Seaton Parkrun, writes Dave Mutter.

Having paced the 90 minute group to perfection in the last two Great West Runs, Exmouth Harrier Mike Musgrove ran his own race on Saturday in the FITC Exeter Half Marathon race on Exeter’s Riverside and completed the event in one of his fastest times for the distance, writes Cathy Newman.

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