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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) bounced back from their previous Southern One outing defeat to Okehampton by seeing off third in the table Tavistock, winning the game 4-2.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI went down 5-2 in what turned out to be a fiery encounter against Exe.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s fourth team completed what for them, this season, is a most unusual act – they ‘won’ both halves of their hockey match to secure their first win of the season thanks to a 4-1 success in their league game at Bridgwater.

A fundraising campaign to secure the long-term future for Dartmoor’s hugely popular Clydesdales has been launched, writes Lucy Johnson.

It’s the Healthy Pets Devon National next Friday (February 22) at Exeter Racecourse and local trainer Polly Gundry, who trains racehorses near Ottery St Mary, is hoping for a second success with Dawson City, writes Lucy Johnson.

Point-to-point racing enthusiasts could be in for a bumper weekend of racing in the Devon and Cornwall area if both the re-scheduled meeting at the Royal Cornwall Show Ground takes place next Saturday (February 16), along with the South Pool Harriers popular meeting at the old historic racecourse at Buckfastleigh in Devon on Sunday (February 17), writes Donna Harris.

Honiton men enjoyed a terrific success in Plymouth to advance to the last eight of the Devon County Triples competition, writes Joan Mackintosh.

The Exmouth Express has taken over from the Fulford 5 and the new race is contested over a flat, fast, five-mile road race that takes in two laps along the seafront and through the town, finishing in the square where we started, writes Dave Mutter.

It’s all systems go for Wincanton Racecourse this Saturday (February 16) and a terrific day of top class sport is in prospect, writes Lucy Johnson.

An outbreak of equine flu has led to the postponement of horse racing in Britain until February 13, at the earliest, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced.

The third point-to-point horse racing fixture to take place at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, takes place this coming Sunday (February 10), writes Donna Harris.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s fourth team scored three times on Saturday - that’s probably the most they’ve scored in one game this season. Unfortunately, ECV Hornets scored five to claim the points, but it was still an achievement, especially outscoring them in the second half 2-1.

Honiton’s men bowlers have been in action twice in the past fortnight in Inter County League matches, writes Joan Mackintosh.

AVR Carol Austin received her prize - a rather natty hoodie - for finishing top F55 in the 2018 In Step Devon race series after last Sunday’s Exmouth Five, part of this year’s event, writes Dave Mutter.

There have been mixed fortunes for the Axminster indoor bowlers over recent weeks, writes David Harris.

Devon’s leading lady jockeys reckon Exeter Racecourse is the place to be when it hosts its first ever Winter Ladies’ Day on Sun day, February 10, writes Lucy Johnson.

National Hunt racing action comes thick and fast during February at Taunton where they host the first of their three meetings in the month on Monday (February 4), writes Richard Walsh.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 3rd XI shared six goals with hosts, and third in the table, ECV Hornets.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI suffered double disappointment on the final Saturday of January.

It proved to be a disappointing start to the new season for Harry Tincknell and the Mazda Joest Team squad when they were forced to retire and were subsequently placed ninth at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI were convincing 6-1 winners when they travelled to face old rivals Torbay in an early Saturday morning Petroc Division One game.

The latest Seaton Parkrun was won by Chard RRC’s Wayne Loveridge in a time of 17:21, which saw him finish over a minute faster than the second runner, writes Dave Mutter.

Spectators had their money’s worth at Chipley Park near Wellington on Sunday when a total of 106 runners contested the eight races, writes Granville Taylor.

The final Saturday of January saw about 240 runners set off to take part in Honiton Running Club’s (HRC) Blackdown Beast, writes Judy Davey.

Honours ended even when Honiton ladies met Plymouth in their latest Lane League county competition fixture, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first team faced a Southern One classic top-versus-bottom fixture when they journeyed up the North Devon Link Road to face Barnstaple.

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell heads to Daytona International Speedway this weekend hoping for a strong start to his 2019 motorsport season.

The last point-to-point fixture in the Devon and Cornwall area this month takes place at Chipley Park near Wellington on Sunday (January 27).

Honiton bowlers played a mixed friendly last week at home to Exeter-based Isca, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 2nd XI were impressive 5-0 winners when they visited Weston-super-Mare III for their first Sedgemoor Division Two game of the new year.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI were very good value for their 2-2 draw with table-topping Okehampton.

Dean Summersby was the trainer in form on the eight-race card at the latest regional point-to-point, the Wadebridge meeting on the middle Sunday of January (Jan 13), writes Granville Taylor.

With sport shifting up a gear – think Spring Festivals, Six Nations and FA Cup rounds – Exeter Racecourse is giving all those with a love of the big occasion the chance to come racing this Sunday for just £5 per person, writes Lucy Johnson.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI made a winning start to 2019 as they defeated Truro 2-0 thnaks to goals from Chris Bishop and Jim Harris.

Axminster indoor bowlers have made a good start to the new year, securing three wins in the four mixed friendly matches that they have played so far this month, writes David Harris.

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