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Honiton made a good start in the men's Inter Club League competition, winning 85-70 against Kingsley A, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team continued their excellent winning start to the new Sedgemoor Division One campaign with a nap hand white-wash win over White Eagles II.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI sit third in the early season Conference South table after a 3-3 draw away at Shepton Mallett.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 2nd XI's mixed start to the South East One season continued with a home defeat to a strong West Dorset side at Sidmouth College, writes Greg Seward.

Honiton Petanque were celebrating last week after finishing runners up in the Devon League, writes Chris Bigmore.

Cranbrook runners were out in force for the 2019 Great West Run (GWR), writes Debbie Phillips.

AVR member Ragnhild Richards was in Kaş, Turkey to take on a hilly half marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

Last weekend saw the lady members of Honiton Bowling Club play a friendly match against the club's gentlemen, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Following the opening of the Axminster indoor rinks by club president Norman Copland, there have been three mixed friendly matches and one men's friendly played, writes David Harris.

The Devon Petanque League season was brought to a conclusion last week with the final round of matches played and champions Ottery St Mary finished their campaign in style, writes Chris Bigmore.

Bicton Arena is readying itself for the conclusion to the 2019 eventing season, and with nearly 700 entries for its competition, which runs from October 24 to 27, it will be a superb finale for riders and spectators alike, writes Lucy Johnson.

Honiton Running Club members, despite the wet weather, were out in force for the 2019 Studland Stampede meeting, writes Judy Davey.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club's (SDOHC) first teams maintained their unbeaten starts to the league season, but it's the women's side that once again gets the headlines as they outdid what their previous goal scoring exploits so far this season, winning their latest league game 13-0!

Cranbrook runner Griselda Shipp achieved a new PB (personal best) time when she travelled to Wales to take part in the Cardiff Half Marathon, writes Ben Tucker.

A Honiton teenager is, quite literally, springing her way to the top of her chosen sport.

Members of Bovey Tracey Bowling Club visited Honiton this week to play a Mixed Friendly match, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Honiton Netball League fixtures were yet again disrupted due to the weather forecast on Monday, October 30, resulting in only two games being able to go ahead, writes Steph Upson.

Josh Lane celebrated his birthday with a wonderstrike this weekend for Honiton against Culm Sampford, writes David Broom.

Carol Austin writes in with a full report of all of AVR's events from the past week.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies' first team claimed another big win, beating Exe 8-0.

Angela Kerr completed an astonishing 40th marathon on Sunday at the Jewson Barnstaple Marathon, writes Carol Austin.

Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI played their first match in the Conference South and shared eight goals with Westbury A.

The recent passing of a legend of local sport - Dave Eveleigh - was felt most amongst the running fraternity and particular Exmouth Harriers, which Dave had been such a big part of for so many years, writes Stephen Birley.

The final Sunday of September saw Honiton Running Club duo Judy and Steve Davey take the opportunity of running the Cheltenham Half Marathon whilst visiting their daughter.

Honiton Bowling Club has made a strong start to the new indoor season, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Honiton Karate Club member Robin Broom has been awarded his black belt.

The penultimate Sunday of September saw the staging of the Relish Running Race Series held in the National Trust grounds of Killerton House and Gardens, writes Judy Davey.

Despite the weather and a few race cancellations AVR were out in force this weekend, writes Carol Austin.

There were 47 goals scored in the seven matches that were contested by teams from Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) on the final Saturday of September.

Honiton Sea Angling Club member Chris Grady landed a prize catch during a recent fishing trip off Beer, writes Mike Spiller.

It was a mixed bag of results for Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club for the first full fixture list of the season but it was only the men's third and fourth teams that had league fixtures - against each other, writes Andrew Coley.

Exeter Racecourse returns to action on Thursday, October 10, and visitors to the track will also be part of its special anniversary celebrations marking 250 years of racing under Jockey Club rules, writes Lucy Johnson.

Sarah Herfert completed her 50th parkrun in Seaton on Saturday. Sadly, due to a serious incident, there were no results but big thanks go to all the volunteers and parkrunners at the event for their support and understanding, writes Carol Austin.

Honiton bowlers enjoy Presentation Day

Friday, September 27, 2019

Presentation Day for the Outdoor Competitions 2019 was held at Honiton Bowling Club on Saturday, writes Joan Mackintosh.

As dusk fell on a beautiful moonlit Saturday evening at Bicton Arena, several Axe Valley Runners lined up for the start of the Nightjar, two races in one consisting of 5-mile and 9 ¼-mile races run across undulating heathland, writes Carol Austin.

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