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Honiton Running Club had a good turnout for the Bicton Blister and Bicton Lite races organised by Exmouth Harriers last Sunday, writes Judy Davey.

Storm Angus left a depleted trail across the region, but in the Lyme Regis November stableford, Division One, Keith Gibson was the only player to beat par as he stormed round with an array of wonderful shots to score 41 points.

Seaton’s third Parkrun saw no fewer than 11 AVRs record personal bests over the 5k course, writes Dave Mutter.

Fifteen of the Axe Cliff ladies section played a fun, but competitive game of golf in teams of three, writes Pete Motson.

A great turn out on Sunday saw 20 AVRs in action at the Bicton Blister, a hilly mostly off-road ten miler superbly organised by Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Mutter.

Darren Edwards rode his 200th point-to-point winner as the Devon and Cornwall area got the new British season under way at Black Forest Lodge, writes Granville Taylor.

The table groaned with the weight and number of cups, trophies and salvers for the Annual Presentation Night, held at the golf club on Saturday, writes John Pawley.

Next weekend will see the start of the new Point-to-Point horse racing season which begins at the picturesque course of Black Forest Lodge near Kenton, Exeter on Sunday (November 27), commencing at noon, writes Donna Harris.

One of the newer Sidmouth Running Club members ventured further afield to see action recently with Sidbury resident Bert Dykema returning to his Netherlands homeland to run in the seventh Haarleberg 10k event, writes Terry Bewes.

This week it was the turn of the juniors from Sidmouth Running Club to shine, writes Terry Bewes.

Dust off your antlers it’s nearly time for East Devon’s famous Reindeer Run which will take place on Saturday, December 3 in Otterton.

Seaton Parkrun for Jake Smith

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

There were a fantastic 141 entrants for last Saturday’s Seaton Parkrun 5K with several new runners taking part, writes Dave Mutter.

Next weekend will see the start of the Point-to-Point horse racing season which begins at the picturesque course of Black Forest Lodge near Kenford, Exeter, on Sunday (November 27), commencing at noon, writes Donna Harris.

Exeter Racecourse’s famous racing Clydesdales provided a magnificent spectacle on Sunday when their flying feathers and huge white faces had an enthusiast crowd enthralled as they raced in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance, writes Lucy Johnson.

Beer continue to top the Division One table in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League.

Axminster indoor bowlers enjoy success

Monday, November 21, 2016

Axminster Indoor bowlers have been enjoying success of late, writes David Harris.

The Honiton Winter Netball League top two teams were both in action in the latest round of matches, writes Graham Ingram,

SOHC men’s first XI hopping this weekend brings a first win of the league season

Bicton to host Area dressage festival

Friday, November 18, 2016

Bicton Arena will be hosting the British Dressage Area Festival semi-finals for the next three years with the first one taking place on October 20 to 22, 2017, writes Lucy Johnson.

With so many races coming onto the calendar there are bound to be conflicts and so it proved, writes Terry Bewes.

Honiton Running Club member David Perkins ran a cold and windy Grand Pier Half Marathon in Weston-super-Mare, writes Judy Davey.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) hold junior training session each Sunday morning.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first XI bagged a first point of the season with a 1-1 draw at Westbury.

Seven Sidmouth Running Club members ventured to the edge of Dartmoor to run this challenging and beautiful Drogo 10, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ second eleven powered to a 10-0 win over Minehead.

Hi Q hit top spot in Honiton Netball League

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The latest round of matches in the Honiton Netball Winter League saw the meeting of the two unbeaten sides in Division Two, writes Graham Ingram.

Thurgood wins AVR November Junior Handicap

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The AVR November Junior handicap was won by Matt Thurgood, writes Dave Mutter.

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) continued their fine form this season, beating Dart II 6-1 to stay third in the Petroc Division One table.

Despite misty rain on Saturday morning, 23 AVRs took part in the first Seaton Parkrun with another 18 AVR’s volunteering (along with others) to make this inaugural event a tremendous success, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton bowled themselves to a wonderful triples win, but then recorded some losses, writes Julie Grant.

Yarcombe boxer Spencer Ayres was a winner when he appeared on the Sporting Ring bill in Camberley, Surrey.

The second edition of the unofficial Seaton winter 5k series was staged and a great night was had by all, including every runner who ran in the first event beating their time, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Running Club (HRC) had an excellent turnout for the Castle Drogo 10-mile off road run, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton Hornets hold a five point lead at the top of Petroc One after an emphatic 11-0 home success over a Dart III side that sat third in the table before the game.

Dartmoor’s racing Clydesdales are back at Exeter Racecourse on November 20, when the track celebrate Devon Day, writes Lucy Johnson.

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