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With a pale blue sky lit by a radiant winter sun and Fingle Forest in full winter raiment, where else would you rather be than running the Drogo 10, writes Dave Mutter.

Last Sunday, Honiton Running Club (HRC) members travelled to Castle Drogo to take part in the Drogo 10 which is an exciting and challenging 10 mile multi-terrain run with the base at Castle Drogo, writes Judy Davey.

Gazelles, playing their fifth game of the Exmouth Netball League season, went down 72-18 against a powerful and vastly more experienced Comets side, writes Hayley Taylor.

The past week was another busy one for the Honiton lady bowlers, writes Joan Mackintosh.

On Saturday morning Sidmouth men played South Hams in their second match in the Devon Interclub League, writes Ken Wheeler.

In the ladies county pairs Jean Rainton and Penny Preece had a good win against a Sidmouth pair last week, writes Jean Healey.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 4th XI gave a good account of themselves against table-topping North Devon before being beaten 5-2.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s second team were 6-0 winners of their South East One game at East Devon C.

After the previous week had been one of the busiest in recent times, last week was a much quieter for Sidmouth bowlers, writes Carol Smith.

The highlight this week for the Budleigh bowlers was a mixed friendly win against Honiton at Cricket Field Lane, writes David Roberts.

Steve Saunders enjoyed the decent weather with 150 other runners in Cornwall on the final Saturday of September by running the Parkrun at the Eden Project, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI saw their encounter with the only side to sit above them in the Southern One table, Exeter University, end in a 2-2 draw.

Honiton were successful in their two home mixed friendly matches last week, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Last Sunday’s Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) training route took an enthusiastic group of 16 Sidmouth runners and two very keen dogs on a trek over Woodbury common, writes Hamish Spence.

A Sunday roast and raffle has raised £60 for the British Legion Poppy Appeal as the Budleigh Bowlers and their families and friends turned out in numbers at the clubs Cricket Field Lane, writes David Roberts.

With the on-track action of the season complete the attention of the drivers turns to the new season of 2018 considering new developments or possibly even a new car, but prior to considerations over 130 drivers and enthusiasts gathered at Wiscombe House to celebrate the success of the leading competitors in the 2018 Wiscombe Park Hillclimb Championship supported by Tillcoultry Quarries as well as the 60th Anniversary of speed hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park, writes Geoffery Pickett.

The waves shaped the shore for Seaton Parkrun’s second anniversary on the second Saturday of November, but 160 determined runners from 17 clubs braved King Neptune, three heavy downpours, high winds and a thunderstorm to complete the course, writes Dave Mutter.

Feniton Bowling Club held its Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening at the Honiton Golf Club, writes Roger Smith.

Honiton born Kerri-Ann Upham has just been crowned European cross triathlon champion in her age group, writes Steve Birley.

Apart from having 60 other teams to compete with in the Westward Cross-country League, it seems Exmouth Harriers like to compete with each other, writes Cathy Newman.

After enjoying one of the longest summers for many decades, it is time to dig out some warm dry clothing, welly boots and picnics, whilst enjoying the start of the new Point-to-Point horse racing season, writes Donna Harris.

It’s been a busy past week for Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith with an appearance on local TV followed by him claiming his fourth national championship title in as many years.

Members of Honiton Tae Kwon-Do came back from the Southern Championships in Paignton with another haul of medals.

The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League are set to run a three-wood pairs competition on the first Sunday of December.

Honiton Sea Angling Club held a well supported family casting fun day and barbecue, writes Mike Spiller.

Sidmouth resident Gus McVey has been appointed as the head coach of the Zimbabwean women’s national hockey team, writes Stephen Birley.

Eight AVRs travelled down to Stover School for the Templer 10 race on Sunday, a 10-mile flattish run around the school grounds and Stover Country Park, writes Dave Mutter.

There was just the one mixed friendly played by Sidmouth bowlers last week and that was a Saturday trip into Exeter to meet Isca, writes Carol Smith.

Madeira bowlers played a home mixed match against Plymouth Civil Service, a combination team from various outdoor Plymouth clubs, writes Jean Healey.

Wind rain and general murkiness did not stop three members of Sidmouth Running Club from competing in the Templer Ten, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI sit joint top of the Southern One table after a 3-2 win away at PGSOB A.

With many medium and long distance events coming up over the next few months, the Autumn training program is in full swing now, writes Hamish Spence.

Pure Endurance triathletes Luke Reed and Dean Churchill were first and second in the latest Seaton Parkrun, writes Dave Mutter.

Exmouth Harrier Tom Merson had a comfortable win on Sunday in the Bideford 10 mile race setting an impressive personal best of 50:50, writes Cathy Newman.

Comets bagged an Exmouth Netball League ‘double’ with wins over Cougars and Kenn Valley.

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