Mount Kelly College positive despite national cup run coming to an end
Rugby / School sport

Mount Kelly College positive despite national cup run coming to an end

MOUNT Kelly College are optimistic about the future of their rugby programme, despite missing out on reaching the semi-finals of the National Schools’ Bowl competition. The Tavistock-based school lost 31-15 at home to Surrey’s St George’s Weybridge in the last eight on Wednesday afternoon. They had overcome St Laurence School from Bath and Torbay Boys’ … Continue reading

Plymouth College pupil Mills-Shute wins silver at British Modern Biathlon Champs
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Plymouth College pupil Mills-Shute wins silver at British Modern Biathlon Champs

PLYMOUTH College’s Samuel Mills-Shute was runner-up in the under-17 boys’ event at the British Modern Biathlon Championships at Solihull. Mills-Shute was only beaten by Kendal’s Ben Winterburn in a strong field at the competition held at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre at the weekend. The Plymouth student clocked 2:10.46 for the swim and then clocked 5:08.12 … Continue reading

Plymouth fencer Andrews moves into Europe’s top 10 after impressing in Turkey
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Plymouth fencer Andrews moves into Europe’s top 10 after impressing in Turkey

PLYMOUTH fencer Ben Andrews has moved into Europe’s top 10 after impressing at a recent event in Turkey. The Great Britain international is now ranked seventh in the under-17 age group after finishing fifth at the Turkish Fencing Federation EFC ranking competition in Antalya this month. The event, held at the renowned Antalya Arena, attracted … Continue reading

Plymouth College’s Mitchell and Denton help GB claim bronze medal at Olympic Hopes event
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Plymouth College’s Mitchell and Denton help GB claim bronze medal at Olympic Hopes event

PLYMOUTH College pentathletes Georgina Mitchell and Annabel Denton helped Great Britain to a team bronze medal at the Olympic Hopes event in Prague on Friday. Mitchell, 16, finished an impressive fourth overall, while Denton, the youngest member of the GB team at just 14, came 26th. Fellow Brits Alex Bousfield was 10th and Charlotte Cole … Continue reading

Plymouth College pentathlete Mitchell wins international gold in Kyrgyzstan
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Plymouth College pentathlete Mitchell wins international gold in Kyrgyzstan

PLYMOUTH College pentathlete Georgina Mitchell claimed her first international title with victory at the Jury Horishko Memorial in Kyrgyzstan. The 16-year-old’s success was backed up by a strong performance from her younger school colleague Annabel Denton, who finished seventh in the same event for Great Britain. It was a terrific effort from the duo in … Continue reading

City College student secures footballing scholarship at American university
Football / School sport

City College student secures footballing scholarship at American university

A YOUNG footballer from Plymouth is looking forward to a new life across the Atlantic after securing a four-year scholarship at an American university. City College sports student Kieran Dyer has been offered a place at Francis Marion University in South Carolina to combine his football with a degree in human anatomy. Dyer’s chance to … Continue reading

Plymouth College’s Mitchell and Denton to compete at European qualifying event for Youth Olympics
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Plymouth College’s Mitchell and Denton to compete at European qualifying event for Youth Olympics

PLYMOUTH College modern pentathletes Georgina Mitchell and Annabel Denton will compete at the European qualifying event for the Youth Olympic Games next month. The pair automatically booked their places at the continental competition in Portugal by finishing in the top three at last weekend’s GB qualifying leg. Mitchell took victory at Hartpury College, with Denton … Continue reading