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Colyton Grammar School student, Elliot Moran produced a superb run to finish first in the Junior Boys category at the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships held at Stover, Newton Abbot, writes Zoe Kuyken.

Izzy Steele (number four) who is set to run in the South West Schools Cross County Championship

Colyton Grammar School student Izzy Steele is preparing for the race of her young life, writes Steve Birley.

Sidmouth & Ottery 5th played Sidmouth & Ottery C on Saturday. Ref shsp 1060-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) men’s first team booked a Devon Cup semi-final berth in dramatic circumstances on Sunday when they won a sudden-death penalty flick shoot-out at Sidmouth against Ashmoor, writes Steve Birley.

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Sidmouth ladies played in the first round of the Lacemaker’s Trophy, instigated by Honiton Bowls Club, on Sunday and came up against stiff opposition, writes Zena Johnson

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The week saw the New Year’s confidence of Sidmouth’s men bowlers sorely dented, with difficult league and cup matches, writes David Fairclough.

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Thirty-four Sidmouth Bowling Club members have returned from an enjoyable weekend break at the TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay, writes Chris Hamer.

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As Ottery St Mary Bowling Club does not have indoor rinks, we are fortunate to continue bowling during the winter months with a string of friendly fixtures through the kindness of other local clubs who do possess indoor facilities, writes Michael Smith.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 4th at home to Dart 3. Ref shsp 1557-05-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery ladies (SOHC) fourth team were involved in a 0-0 draw when they hosted Dart III.

Sidmouth runners at the Blackdown Beast

The Blackdown Beast is a welcome event in the running calendar falling between the pre and post Christmas races, for this is a social 16.5-mile

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There is a February Feast of racing action to look forward to at Taunton racecourse where they host three meetings, the first of which is on Thursday, February 5, when the first race will go to post at 2.05pm.

The Exe Equestrian Club is looking forward to an exciting and successful 2015, writes Collette Ashby.

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Exe II were edged out by the odd goal in three in a South Division meeting at home to Kingsbridge and Salcombe.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 4th at home to Dart 3. Ref shsp 1551-05-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exe were good value for a 2-0 win at Firebrands in their Premier Division meeting.

Honiton ladies have won through to the national quarter-final of the Yetton Plate after beating Thornbury 81 shots to 65, writes Julie Grant.

Steve Westlake preparing to address the haggis at Devon and Somerset Glding Club

Saturday proved to be the best gliding day of the week at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Kaitlin Wells and Sasha Davy who both ran in the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships

Two members of Honiton Running Club were involved in the 2015 Devon Schools Cross Country Championships at Stover School near Newton Abbott, writes Judy Davey.

The weather was perfect for this year’s Honiton Running Club’s Blackdown Beast; a little chilly, but the sky was blue and the sun shone, writes Judy Davey.

A bit further afield - Chris Palk with a near-double small-eyed caught near Minehead.

Sea anglers can be spoilt for choice in the winter – and there is always something to go for...

The runners get underway in the Braunton 10k. Pic: Ellie Osborne

More than 330 runners from across the South West descended on Braunton Academy on Sunday for the Braunton 10k.

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All roads lead to Haldon Hill on February 8, when Exeter Racecourse stages its prestigious Super Sunday race fixture, writes Lucy Johnson.

Exmouth Belles at the Blackdown Beast event

Fifteen Exmouth Running Belles took part in the Blackdown Beast, writes Clare Medlock.

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Otters maintained their 100 per cent record in the Honiton Netball League when they came up against Hi Q, writes Graham Ingram.

SOHC - this weekend’s matches

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Sidmouth & Ottery 5th played Sidmouth & Ottery C on Saturday. Ref shsp 1060-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club team’s are back into their respective league programmes and there is a busy weekend ahead for the men’s and ladies’ teams, particularly the men’s first team.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies fourth team endured a difficult day when they travelled to Okehampton where they ultimately lost 7-2.

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies development travelled to Chard for a friendly where they triumphed by the odd goal in three.

Sidmouth men bag 12-shot win at Madeira

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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A very satisfactory result against Madeira Club cheered the Sidmouth men bowlers, writes David Fairclough.

Sidmouth ladies edged out at Axminster

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Sidmouth ladies were edged out in a close encounter at Axminster, writes Susie Bonnell.

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Sidmouth ladies welcomed friends from Budleigh Salterton for their latest match.

Mike Musgrove of Exmouth Harriers

The South West Road Runners club have promoted a 10km race at or around New Year for some time, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Hockey

A Hat-trick from Heather Edworthy sealed victory for Exe in their first game of 2015, writes Fiona Moran.

Tarrant Wotton with his 16lb 6 spurdog.

Awesome fish captured by Barnstaple angler is just six ounces off the record...

Comets in good form as Rockettes are beaten

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Comets were in good form as they defeated Rockettes 37-18, writes Louise Passmore.

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A total prize fund of £550 is on offer in the mixed open race at this weekends (January 25) Point-to-Point, being held at the majestic course of Chipley Park, Tiverton, writes Donna Harris.

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Darren Edwards was the jockey in form with a sparkling treble on an action packed nine-race card at the Silverton fixture at Black Forest Lodge, writes Granville Taylor.

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Cranford Cougars recorded their first win of the season with a 38-10 success over Replay, writes Louise Passmore.

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