Battershill and Tank impress at NCAA regional championships in America
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Battershill and Tank impress at NCAA regional championships in America

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill and City of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank both made their mark at NCAA Division One regional cross country championship events on Friday in America. Great Britain steeplechaser Battershill produced a storming run to finish third for Harvard University at the D1 Northwest Championships in Buffalo. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil … Continue reading

Plymouth athlete Bee agrees American scholarship, while Shorey shines at Armada 3k
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Plymouth athlete Bee agrees American scholarship, while Shorey shines at Armada 3k

CITY of Plymouth’s multi-event star Emily Bee will be heading off to America next year after agreeing an athletics scholarship with Youngstown State University. Bee, who is in her final year at Plymouth High School for Girls, was offered several full scholarships and recently visited America to have a look at a couple of them. … Continue reading

Smart takes second at Milton Keynes leg of British Athletics Cross Challenge
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Smart takes second at Milton Keynes leg of British Athletics Cross Challenge

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart took runners-up spot in his age category at the second leg of the British Athletics Cross Challenge at Teardrop Lakes, Milton Keynes, on Saturday. English Schools’ champion Smart had also come second in the under-17 age at the first leg in Cardiff last month. In Wales he was just beaten … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Northcott claims silver medal at Welsh Combined Events Champs
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City of Plymouth’s Northcott claims silver medal at Welsh Combined Events Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Northcott won a silver medal at the Welsh Athletics/Welsh Schools’ Combined Events Championships in Cardiff at the weekend. There were also top seven finishes for fellow Plymouth athlete Adam Dingley, Tavistock’s Nicolas Maczugowski and Erme Valley’s Ella Isaias. Northcott took second place in the U13/U14 quadrathlon. She was not expecting a … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Tank continues her hot form in America
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City of Plymouth’s Tank continues her hot form in America

CITY of Plymouth international Poppy Tank continued her impressive form in America by finishing sixth in Friday’s Pac-12 Conference Cross Country Championship at Monmouth in Oregon. Tank led Utah University to third place in the team event which was their highest placing in the history of the championships. Utah had three athletes in the top … Continue reading

Prewett and Worth among those to impress at Dartington Duathlon
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Prewett and Worth among those to impress at Dartington Duathlon

TAMAR Trotters’ George Prewett and Tavistock Triathlon Club’s Hannah Worth impressed at the Dartington Duathlon at the weekend. Prewett was second overall in the standard event, finishing behind convincing winner Matt Yates. Yates finished in 2:05.14, with Prewett clocking 2:10.08. Third place went to DFSRS’ Ben Oman in 2:13.10. Worth was first women in the … Continue reading