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It was a week of mixed fortunes for Sidmouth bowlers, the highlight being further points earned in the men’s Over-60s League, writes David Fairclough.

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The Sidmouth ladies’ internal triples league is hotly contested by teams Amethyst, Ruby, Coral, Diamond, Emerald and Sapphire, writes Zena Johnson

Andy Thompson and Mike Nice who contested the Sidbury Short Mat Bowls Club men's final

Sidbury Short Mat Bowls club held their annual singles competition last week.

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In the latest round of matches there was an Evening Division One away draw for Beer and a home win for Awliscombe, writes Caroline Pavey.

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There was more success for Madeira ladies last week with success in the section final of the County pairs competition.

Exmouth Community school pupil Ben Lane was a gold medal double winner at the Under-19 nationals held at Milton Keynes.

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Exeter Racecourse’s annual Star Sports Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening takes place after racing on Tuesday, March 3 when an all-star line up will answer questions about their chances at the world’s greatest jump racing meeting, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Point to Point racing takes place this Saturday (February 28) with the meeting at Bishops Court, Ottery St Mary, writes Donna Harris.

Now is a good time to consider that neglected reel maintenance.

North Devon is the not most inspiring fishing venue in March, but there is plenty you can do to prepare for the coming season...

Otters maintained their five point advantage at the top of division one with a 50-23 win over Tip Top Trees, who were just three goals short of collecting a point from the game, writes Graham Ingram.

Titans beat local rivals Carol Anne

Titans came out on top in the all-North Devon clash against Carol Anne.

Isabella Synekherd (left), Alexis Jouan (centre) and  Guy Round with their medals won at the Devon Foil Championships

Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club was well represented at this years Devon Foil Championships, with nine adults and five juniors taking part.

Honiton runners at the Dalwood event

Most of the runners at last Sunday’s Dalwood Three Hills’ Challenge were using it as last minute training for next week’s Grizzly, write Judy Davey.

Tont Pinder in cross country action

Axe Valley Community College student Tony Pinder has been selected to represent Devon at the National round of the Schools Cross Country competition.

What a day for the Dalwood Three hills races, writes Dave Mutter.

Popular and enjoyable, a Fish and Chip Supper took place at Honiton Bowling Club last Friday, so thanks to David and Tony Tooley for doing the cooking, writes Julie Grant.

The Axe Valley Boules League Annual General Meeting and Registration Night will be held at Seaton FC on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 7.30pm, writes Gerard Wood.

Taunton races set for big Thursday meet

Sunday, February 22, 2015
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Taunton hold the third of their meetings this month on Thursday February 26, when they host the Royal Bath and West Raceday, which features two Class 3 events and the first of seven races on the card goes to post at 2pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club girls' Under-14 team who won both their matches at their latest Devon festival meeting

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) Under-14 girls’ continued their Devon U14 Development League campaign with a brace of superb results at Tiverton.

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A goal from Karren Dutton saw Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies senior team to a victory against hosts ECVH in a match that saw two of the visiting side pick up injuries.

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

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ first team are the only ladies side without a game this Saturday (February 21).

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

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first eleven make the short trip this weekend (February 21) into Exeter to meet University looking to complete a season’s double over the students after they beat them 3-1 at Sidmouth back in November.

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Sidmouth ladies were in action last week playing another round of County League matches, writes Zena Johnson.

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Since Christmas numbers at the Killerton Parkruns have settled at between 200 and 250 and Exmouth Harriers are rarely without half-a-dozen or more members taking part at 9am each Saturday morning, writes Dave Eveleigh.

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Although Ironbridge Runner Events ceased to function after the demise of its parent business arrangements had been made to place its races, like last week-end’s Exeter Half Marathon, into safe hands, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exe get sixy with visiting Lydney

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 4th at home to Dart 3. Ref shsp 1577-05-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exe scored five second half goals on their way to a goal-difference boosting home success over Lydney in a Premier Division One meeting.

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Madeira bowlers once again enjoyed a successful time last week.

Just like buses, when you want to enter a good race, two come along together, writes Dave Mutter.

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The recent period has been rather devoid of fixtures for various reasons at Axminster Bowls Club, but of the five matches played three were won, writes David Harris.

Langford has eye on British title

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Tommy Langford extended his unbeaten record

Bideford’s Tommy Langford extended his unbeaten professional record to 12 fights with a win over Wayne Reed at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall – and the young boxer is now targeting a title fight.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club is among 148 local sports projects to secure a share of £10 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Small Grants fund.

Axe Valley Pedallers on their February ride

Axe Valley Pedallers meet at Seaton Tram Station for most of their Sunday cycle rides, but for the February ride they they started instead from Axminster town centre, so that they had a head start on their trip into Dorset, writes Rob Watson.

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A total of 91 runners contested the seven point-to-point races on the popular old racecourse at Buckfastleigh which looked in great shape, writes Granville Taylor.

Honiton Ladies' team who are through to the national sem-finals of the Yetton Trophy

The Honiton ladies bowled their way into the national semi-final of the Yetton Plate competition with a magnificent 82-62 success over Egerton Park, writes Julie Grant.

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

SOHC ladies’ development team recorded a fine 2-1 win over Okehampton ladies.

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