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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

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Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.

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This coming weekend (March 8), will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot, writes Donna Harris.

Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.

Thousands of runners leave the start line for this year's Grizzly. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 7460-11-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The Grizzly athletic weekend started on Saturday with the Junior Grizfest runs that were exceptionally well attended, writes Dave Mutter.

Sidmouth RC’s Justin Ashby was the victor in the Grizzly Cub Run taking 1:06:13, writes Dave Mutter.

Katy Campbell in action at the Malta Marathon

Honiton Running Club member Katy Campbell ran the Malta half marathon, writes Judy Davey.


With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.

Honiton runners at the 2015 Grizzly

Honiton Running Club had a fantastic turnout for local Axe Valley Runners’ Grizzly and Cub runs last Sunday, writes Judy Davey.

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Axminster ladies have enjoyed two matches with Honiton ladies over the past week with one win each, writes David Harris.

The AVR runners who took part in the 2015 Grizzly

Grizzly day dawned nice and bright and for most of the race running conditions were wet and slippery, but adorned with pleasant spring weather, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton ladies in Yetton Plate action. Ann Brown, Ann Hillyear and Carol Smith watching the last wood of their 18-16 win.

Honiton ladies have bowled their way into the final of the Yetton Plate national championship, writes Julie Grant.

Mark Courtney congratulates James Flory on his glider solo at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

James Flory from Culmstock, who joined Devon and Somerset Gliding Club in the autumn, has soloed his first glider at North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.

The race at the top of division one of the Honiton Netball League got a whole lot closer with Otters defeat at the hands of Uplowman reducing their lead to just three points, with Flamingos three points behind with a superior goal difference, writes Graham Ingram.

Andy Thompson and Mike Nice who contested the Sidbury Short Mat Bowls Club men's final

Sidbury Short Mat Bowls club held their annual singles competition last week.

Exmouth Community school pupil Ben Lane was a gold medal double winner at the Under-19 nationals held at Milton Keynes.

Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening at Exeter

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Exeter Racecourse’s annual Star Sports Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening takes place after racing on Tuesday, March 3 when an all-star line up will answer questions about their chances at the world’s greatest jump racing meeting, writes Lucy Johnson.

Point-to-point action this weekend

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Point to Point racing takes place this Saturday (February 28) with the meeting at Bishops Court, Ottery St Mary, writes Donna Harris.

Otters maintained their five point advantage at the top of division one with a 50-23 win over Tip Top Trees, who were just three goals short of collecting a point from the game, writes Graham Ingram.

Isabella Synekherd (left), Alexis Jouan (centre) and  Guy Round with their medals won at the Devon Foil Championships

Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club was well represented at this years Devon Foil Championships, with nine adults and five juniors taking part.

Honiton runners at the Dalwood event

Most of the runners at last Sunday’s Dalwood Three Hills’ Challenge were using it as last minute training for next week’s Grizzly, write Judy Davey.

Tont Pinder in cross country action

Axe Valley Community College student Tony Pinder has been selected to represent Devon at the National round of the Schools Cross Country competition.

Clist third at Dalwood Three Hills race

Monday, February 23, 2015

What a day for the Dalwood Three hills races, writes Dave Mutter.

Popular and enjoyable, a Fish and Chip Supper took place at Honiton Bowling Club last Friday, so thanks to David and Tony Tooley for doing the cooking, writes Julie Grant.

The Axe Valley Boules League Annual General Meeting and Registration Night will be held at Seaton FC on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 7.30pm, writes Gerard Wood.

Taunton races set for big Thursday meet

Sunday, February 22, 2015
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Taunton hold the third of their meetings this month on Thursday February 26, when they host the Royal Bath and West Raceday, which features two Class 3 events and the first of seven races on the card goes to post at 2pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Just like buses, when you want to enter a good race, two come along together, writes Dave Mutter.

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The recent period has been rather devoid of fixtures for various reasons at Axminster Bowls Club, but of the five matches played three were won, writes David Harris.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club is among 148 local sports projects to secure a share of £10 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Small Grants fund.

Axe Valley Pedallers on their February ride

Axe Valley Pedallers meet at Seaton Tram Station for most of their Sunday cycle rides, but for the February ride they they started instead from Axminster town centre, so that they had a head start on their trip into Dorset, writes Rob Watson.

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A total of 91 runners contested the seven point-to-point races on the popular old racecourse at Buckfastleigh which looked in great shape, writes Granville Taylor.

Honiton Ladies' team who are through to the national sem-finals of the Yetton Trophy

The Honiton ladies bowled their way into the national semi-final of the Yetton Plate competition with a magnificent 82-62 success over Egerton Park, writes Julie Grant.

Four Trigs Challenge proves to be a big hit

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A legal high! There were many ‘highs’ about the 15th Four Trigs race, writes Nick Keast.

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Winslade Buccaneers continue to hold a healthy four point lead at the top of the Woodbury and District Skittles League.

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