Tavistock athletes among medal winners at Devon 10,000m Championships
Athletics

Tavistock athletes among medal winners at Devon 10,000m Championships

THERE were new winners at the Devon 10,000m Championships, which for the third year running were held at Tavistock. Exeter Harriers’ Callum Crawford made a successful debut at the distance on the track by winning the men’s title on Wednesday night in 34:48.99. Second place went to Erme Valley Harriers’ veteran Andy Perry, who overcame … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving trio head out to Norway with GB squad for European Junior Champs
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Plymouth Diving trio head out to Norway with GB squad for European Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon, Aidan Heslop and Alfie Brown are flying out to Norway today with the Great Britain squad ahead of the European Junior Championships. The continental event starts on June 27 and takes place in the south west coastal city of Bergen. Dixon has just returned from the senior European Diving Championships in … Continue reading

Tavistock ready to host Devon 10,000m Championships for a third successive year
Athletics

Tavistock ready to host Devon 10,000m Championships for a third successive year

TAVISTOCK Athletic Club will host the Devon 10,000m Championships on Wednesday night. It is the third year running they have held the 25-lap event. However, this year they will also be holding an open mile event beforehand. The open mile, which will be four laps of the track, will start at 6.30pm, with the 10,000m … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Battershill confirmed in GB squad for European Junior Championships in Italy
Athletics

Erme Valley’s Battershill confirmed in GB squad for European Junior Championships in Italy

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill has been confirmed in Great Britain’s squad for next month’s European Junior Championships in Italy. Battershill will compete in the 3,000m steeplechase at the event in Grosseto, which takes place between July 20 and July 23. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil, who has just completed his first year at … Continue reading

Plymouth College pupil Andrews in the running for top fencing award
Other sport / School sport

Plymouth College pupil Andrews in the running for top fencing award

PLYMOUTH College pupil Ben Andrews is in the running for British Fencing’s Young Athlete of the Year Award. Andrews is one of five under-20 athletes on the shortlist for the prize, which will be presented at British Fencing annual awards dinner on July 1. The other finalists are London’s Kate Beardsmore and Laura Sheffield, Lancashire’s … Continue reading

Harris moves to joint top of the UK rankings after victory at South West Champs
Athletics

Harris moves to joint top of the UK rankings after victory at South West Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Sammie Harris moved to the top of the UK under-17 girls’ 80m hurdles rankings with an impressive performance at the South West Schools’ Championships at Exeter. The Plymouth Studio School pupil clocked a new personal best time of 11.36 seconds to take victory in the intermediate girls’ race on Saturday. That puts … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander enjoy success at ASA South West Age Group Champs
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Plymouth Leander enjoy success at ASA South West Age Group Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmers are celebrating after winning more than 30 medals at this year’s ASA South West Age Group Championships. One of the undoubted stars was four-times regional champion Isobel Bryant (pictured), who won an impressive eight of those medals across a range of strokes and distances. The 12-year-old took gold in the 200 metres individual medley, 100m … Continue reading