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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Maddie Carter was first home in the AVR February junior handicap, writes Dave Mutter.

Point-to-Point racehorse enthusiasts are in for a real treat next weekend when the South Pool Harriers hold the first of two meetings to be held at the popular Buckfastleigh track on Sunday (February 19), writes Donna Harris.

Recent friendly matches have gone well for Honiton with wins away at Exonia and also at home against local and touring opposition, writes Julie Grant.

The Colyton Grammar School Under-14 boys’ hockey team enjoyed success in the Devon Hockey Finals, held at Blundell’s School in Tiverton, writes Edmund Kelly.

Sidmouth Under-11 Ravens and Under-12 Hawks were in action at the new education campus at Cranbrook for the latest round of matches in the Exeter and East Devon Junior Netball league, writes Louise Hastie.

On Saturday Sidmouth Netball club entered the second round of the Exeter and East Devon Junior Netball League, played at the new education campus at Cranbrook, writes Louise Hastie.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team were 5-2 winners when they travelled to Newton Abbot for their latest Petroc Division One game.

After a very wet and blustery week leading up to the Four Trigs Challenge, we were granted a dry, although windy, window on Sunday for the 17th running of the very popular, but very hard Four Trigs Challenge, writes Terry Bewes.

Several Cheltenham Festival hopefuls looks set to have their final preparation runs at Exeter this weekend when the racecourse stages its annual Super Sunday meeting (February 12), writes Lucy Johnson.

With all the bad weather leading into the weekend many parkruns around the county, including Seaton’s were cancelled, writes Dave Mutter.

The testing conditions at the Royal Cornwall Showground for the Western Point-to-Point meeting, brought out the best in Sobre Tresor, who was clocking up his sixth course win at Wadebridge when taking the Men’s Open in remarkable fashion, writes Granville Taylor.

The annual Four Trigs run hosted by Sidmouth running club on Sunday resulted in a good day out for seven AVR runners, writes Dave Mutter.

While in Australia in January, AVRs Carol Austin and Lesley Adams took part in four Parkruns each, ‘down under’, writes Dave Mutter.

AVR duo Ethan and John Day did their first Aquathon at Dawlish in the Novice Race of 12 lengths swim followed by a 1.5 mile run, writes Dave Mutter.

Axminster Ladies enjoyed an excellent win in their County, Lanes League match, against Mid Devon, writes David Harris.

Whilst there should have been two Honiton Netball League top division matches played, it was unfortunate that once again Signs South West were unable to fulfil a fixture for the third time this season and so forfeited the game to Sidmouth Toucan Chicks, writes Graham Ingram.

In the mixed friendlies last week Honiton won at home and away, writes Julie Grant.

Six Colyton Grammar School students were successful at the Devon Schools’ Cross-Country Championships, held at Stover School, Newton Abbot, writes Jonathan Cresswell.

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