Devonport High School’s Cornish claims Devon cross country title at Stover
Athletics

Devonport High School’s Cornish claims Devon cross country title at Stover

DEVONPORT High School for Girls’ Emily Cornish edged out Ivybridge Community College’s Kristyna Caden to take victory in the minor girls’ race at the Devon Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Stover. Cornish clocked a time of 8.32 minutes, with Caden finishing just three seconds behind. Third-placed went to Plymouth College’s Isabella Page. The minor age … Continue reading

Olympic swimmer Proud meets talented athletes at Plymouth Studio School
Other sport / School sport

Olympic swimmer Proud meets talented athletes at Plymouth Studio School

OLYMPIC swimmer star Ben Proud gave his seal of approval to the new Plymouth Studio School building when he visited to meet the school’s high performance sports students. The school, which opened in 2015, has recently moved into a new state-of-the-art building on the campus of the University of St Mark and St John at Derriford. … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Weir wins silver on her debut for England in Spain
Athletics

City of Plymouth’s Weir wins silver on her debut for England in Spain

CITY of Plymouth AC’s Victoria Weir enjoyed a successful debut for England on Sunday by winning silver at the Elgoibar International Cross Country in Spain. Weir, who has competed twice for Great Britain in the last two months, was only beaten by her international team-mate Amelia Quirk who took victory at the Basque event. Quirk … Continue reading

Erme Valley triple jumper Trigg sets new indoor PB in Albuquerque
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Erme Valley triple jumper Trigg sets new indoor PB in Albuquerque

ERME Valley Harriers triple jumper Sam Trigg impressed in his opening competition of 2017. Trigg, competing for the University of New Mexico, took victory in the Cherry and Silver Invitational Meet in Albuquerque on Saturday. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil and Oxford University graduate set a new indoor best of 15.58 metres to claim … Continue reading

GALLERY: Ivybridge’s Akerman and Pinkus on scoresheet for Devon Under-20s
Gallery / Rugby

GALLERY: Ivybridge’s Akerman and Pinkus on scoresheet for Devon Under-20s

A NUMBER of Ivybridge and Plymouth-based players impressed for Devon Under-20s in their friendly against Cornwall at Launceston on Sunday. Although Devon lost 33-19, the visitors dominated large spells of the game, with their pack particularly impressing. Ivybridge RFC provide seven of Devon’s squad, including Damon Akerman and Mitch Pinkus, who were both on the … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge and Services return to winning ways
Rugby

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge and Services return to winning ways

IVYBRIDGE moved up to third in National Three South West after recording their first win of 2017. The Bridgers ran in three tries to overcome bottom side Bromsgrove 28-21 at Cross-in-Hand. After narrows defeat to Camborne and Launceston in their previous two games, player-coach Lewis Paterson was delighted his team returned to winning ways. “It … Continue reading