Maksimovic and Purnell win silver medals at the British Schools’ Biathlon Champs
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Maksimovic and Purnell win silver medals at the British Schools’ Biathlon Champs

PLYMOUTH College’s Tomas Maksimovic and Mount Kelly Foundation’s Matilda Purnell both won individual silver medals at the 2019 British Schools’ Modern Biathlon Championships, which were held at Crystal Palace at the weekend. Maksimovic’s medal came in the under-19 boys’ section, where he led Plymouth College to team gold. He impressed in the swimming pool with … Continue reading

Andrews heads into 2019 boosted by impressive display at World Cup in Crete
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Andrews heads into 2019 boosted by impressive display at World Cup in Crete

PLYMOUTH College fencer Ben Andrews will have high hopes for this year after ending 2018 in impressive form. Andrews shone for Great Britain in the final Junior World Cup event of 2018 in Crete, which attracted 235 of the best fencers on the planet. In the men’s under-20 individual competition, Andrews started off with four … Continue reading

Young judo stars earn selection for national programmes
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Young judo stars earn selection for national programmes

PLYMSTOCK School’s Max and Cordelia Gregory and Ivybridge Community College’s Adam Vosper and Lewis Widdicombe have been selected for national judo programmes. The quartet join fellow South Brent Judo Club star Josh Shipp on either England cadet or junior programmes. They have earned their selections after impressive results nationally, internationally and on their position on … Continue reading

Mount Kelly MCCF cricket hub praised for developing young players
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Mount Kelly MCCF cricket hub praised for developing young players

THE Mount Kelly Marylebone Cricket Club Foundation (MCCF) Hub has been praised for helping to develop young cricketers in the region. The hub is now in its fourth year and it continues to grow and excel. It provides 20 hours of free coaching throughout the autumn and winter months for 48 boys from state schools. Four coaches deliver … Continue reading

Purnell and Olford claim medals at British Modern Biathlon Champs in Leeds
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Purnell and Olford claim medals at British Modern Biathlon Champs in Leeds

ATHLETES from the region impressed at the British Modern Biathlon Championships in Leeds at the weekend. More than 700 competitors aged from eight to 60 took part in the event at the John Charles Centre for Sport. And Mount Kelly and Plymouth College both returned home with a medal each. Mount Kelly Foundation’s Matilda Purnell … Continue reading

Plymouth College fencer Andrews claims British under-20 title in Nottingham
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Plymouth College fencer Andrews claims British under-20 title in Nottingham

PLYMOUTH College fencer Ben Andrews continued his fine form by winning a title at the British Fencing National Championships. Andrews, who has just moved up into the under-20 age category, claimed gold in Nottingham after a remarkable run of results in the poule rounds the direct elimination fights. The 17-year-old won all of his six … Continue reading