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Axminster's bowlers have won all four home friendlies played since the Christmas break, writes David Harris.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth XI went down 2-0 when they visited Exeter to take on Isca in a match that was played on the water-based pitch at Exeter University.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI made a winning start to the second half of the Conference South campaign with a 4-2 win at basement side Westbury & UB A.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 2nd team made a winning start to the second half of their South East One campaign, winning 3-1 away at ISCA D.

The North Cornwall point-to-point that was held on the second Sunday of the year featured riding doubles for Darren Andrews and Darren Edwards on testing going at the Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Granville Taylor.

Taunton are preparing for their most valuable race meeting of the season this coming Saturday (January 18) when they host The Portman Cup Day which boasts a whopping prize fund of more than £104k.

The ladies' league gets back underway next Saturday (January 18), and so, this weekend, the action centres on the 1st XI having a Plate cup tie away at Teign Two with the game being played at Dawlish with a 10am start on Sunday morning.

Jake Smith took first place in the men's senior race at the England Athletics South West Cross Country Championships in Yeovil on Sunday, writes Dave Mutter.

The Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge will see the North Cornwall host the first Point-to-Point horse race meeting to be held in the Devon & Cornwall area in 2020, which takes place this Sunday (January 12), writes Donna Harris.

All four of the Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's teams are in action on Saturday (January 11).

Football comes to the races next Tuesday (January 14) when Exeter Racecourse teams up with Exeter City Football Club for a day out on Haldon Hill, writes Lucy Johnson.

Last Sunday several Honiton Running Club (HRC) members took the short journey to Axmouth to take part in the Axmouth Challenge, writes Judy Davey.

The Honiton ladies have made a good start to the New Year, writes Joan Mackintosh.

East Devon race ace Harry Tincknell will feature in a familiar line up of drivers who will drive the pair of Mazda RT24-Ps in the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship.

There is limited Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) action on the first Saturday of the New Year.

AVR duo chalk up a century of Parkruns

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

An incredible 341 took part in the Christmas Day Seaton Parkrun on a clear, cold and beautifully sunny morning, writes Dave Mutter.

Exeter College Running Club - Cranbrook - members were in action at the Jolly Running's 'Escot Christmas Half Marathon'.

Two Honiton Running Club ladies decided to end the year by running the Escot Marathon which took place on the penultimate Sunday of the year, writes Judy Davey.

There were over 50 members at the 2019 Ottery St Mary Bowls Club annual awards dinner held at The Tumbling Weir Hotel, Ottery, writes Michael Smith.

AVR six enjoy the Escot 'Fun Run'

Thursday, December 26, 2019

A fabulously organised and well marshalled 7.5 mile 'Fun Run' incorporated plenty of mud, hills, tinsel and a giant water slide at Escot on Saturday, writes Dave Mutter.

The last run before the Christmas period was the Wellington Monument road 10k, writes Dave Mutter.

Several Honiton Running Club (HRC) members took part in the Wellington Monument Bert King Memorial Race held last Sunday, writes Judy Davey.

Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth XI played their final match before the Christmas break and they suffered a frustrating 4-2 defeat at the hands of visiting Chard B.

As Christmas nears, AVR members continue to hit the track, writes Dave Mutter.

Axminster's indoor bowlers have now completed their fixtures for 2019, but the year ended disappointingly as precious little success was enjoyed in December, writes David Harris.

Cross-country flying lately at the Devon & Somerset Gliding Club has been limited to the simulator, but training flights continue on any reasonable day, writes Jill Harman.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's section played their last two games before Christmas in South East Two and in both cases it was against teams from Chard.

The SOHC men's third XI took their South East Two goal tally to 47 with an 8-1 win over basement side Bridgwater C.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth team travelled to Exeter to take on Exeter and Culm Vale Hornets, writes Andrew Coley.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's first team registered arguably their most impressive result of the Conference South season to date as they defeated table-topping North Somerset 2-0.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's second team extended their South East One unbeaten run to five games when they shared four goals with hosts Tiverton.

A well-known local charity that uses therapy with horses to help disadvantaged people will take centre stage during Exeter Racecourse's Christmas raceday on December 19 and bring the curtain down on a year-long programme of supporting local causes, writes Lucy Johnson

The first Cornish fixture of the regional point-to-point season saw a healthy total of 54 runners contest the seven races at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, writes Granville Taylor.

A group of Honiton Running Club (HRC) members went down to do the Plym Trail Half and Marathon in Clearbrook on the Dartmoor National Park just outside Plymouth, writes Judy Davey.

AVRs enjoyed a cracking night out last Saturday at the annual awards, dinner and disco evening at Colyford Hall, writes Dave Mutter.

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