Erme Valley’s Battershill returns from America to retain England U20 steeplechase title
Athletics

Erme Valley’s Battershill returns from America to retain England U20 steeplechase title

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill returned home from America to retain his England Under-20 3,000m steeplechase title at Bedford on Saturday. Battershill, who has just completed his first year at Harvard University, was the class athlete in the field and produced a comfortable display of front running. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil eased to … Continue reading

Plymouth youngster books spot at World Junior Darts Championships with UK tour win
Other sport

Plymouth youngster books spot at World Junior Darts Championships with UK tour win

A YOUNG darts player from Plymouth has qualified for the World Junior Championship after winning a top UK competition in Worcester. Plymouth Studio School’s Keelan Kay triumphed in the third Modus UK Tour event of 2017 by beating Hertfordshire’s Jarred Cole in the final. The pair produced a high quality final, which went down to … Continue reading

Elburton Villa U14s continue their success at annual summer tournament
Football

Elburton Villa U14s continue their success at annual summer tournament

ELBURTON VILLA brought their club’s annual summer tournament to a close with victory in the under-14 final. The team played their victors in the Devon Cup final, South Dartmoor Community College, in the last game at the Haye Road tournament, which was sponsored by Hallwell Projects. And Villa got revenge for their narrow county cup … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving’s Dixon wins European synchro bronze medal with Williams
Aquatics

Plymouth Diving’s Dixon wins European synchro bronze medal with Williams

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon and his GB diving partner Noah Williams won a bronze medal at the European Diving Championship in Kiev on Thursday. The young duo took third in the men’s 10m platform synchro event in the Ukraine. They scored 388.05 points to finish behind home winners Maksym Dolgov and Oleksandr Gorshkovozov, who collected … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Smith claims third successive Armada Series win
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Smith claims third successive Armada Series win

CITY of Plymouth’s Ashley Smith made it a hat-trick of wins in this year’s Armada Summer 5k Series. Smith comfortably came home first in Wednesday’s run at Saltram Park, having also triumphed in May and April’s races. On a hot evening, Smith clocked 16 minutes and 54 seconds, with Plymouth Harriers’ Rikki James second in … Continue reading