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Ottery St Mary bowler Grace Ward who, at the age of 12, played recently for the Devon Under-25 team

Ottery St Mary had their youngest player play for the Devon Under-25 team last week, writes Michael Smith.

Mark Wolfie Smith on his machine

Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith realised a burning ambition last weekend, writes Steve Birley.

There was more County success for Ottery last week, writes Michael Smith.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

I wonder what has become of our wicker donkey who usually spends the summer behind our top green, writes Bert Hague.

Harry Tincknell in action in Austria

Harry Tincknell remains in the lead of the European Le Mans Series points standings after the Briton recorded his third ELMS top-three finish in as many races at the meeting in Austria.

Ollie Caute crosses the finishing line of the Bowood Triathlon

The N1 Tri Club’s younger talent has been taking the spotlight recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

Izzy Beech during the Plymouth Aquathlon.

Three N1 Tri Club academy youngsters were in action when they traded the aquathlon (swim and a run) for duathlon (run-bike-run), writes Ellie Dominey.

James denne in first place on the podum after winning the Newham London 10k race

Two Honiton athletes, James Denne and Gemma Collier, made the long trip up to the Olympic Park in London to take part in the Great Newham 10K London Run, writes Judy Davey.

The Ottery St Mary team that were winners of the Howard Cottrell trophy at Honiton.

Honiton ran their annual Howard Cottrell trophy competition, inviting seven clubs to play against seven home rinks, writes Julie Grant.

For the second year running a team from Ottery St Mary won the Howard Cottrell Trophy held at Honiton Bowling Club, writes Mike Smith.

Sidmouth Bowling Club watched their very own Jill Bishop play on to secure a win in yet another round of the National Champion of Champions competition last week, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowling club hosted a tournament at the weekend. Anita Mason bowls for Sidmouth. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2217. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Bowling Club held a most successful tournament, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth ladies net Chardstock win

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Sidmouth ladies travelled to Chardstock for a Monday friendly match, writes Susie Bonnell.

Tipton St. John, Otter Rail and River  run. Ref shsp 28-16CW 11. Picture: Chris Woodcock

A record number of 24 Sidmouth Running Club members turned out in force to support the 10th year of the Otter Rail and River Run, writes Terry Bewes.


Ottery St Mary petanque team played host to North Devon clubs Pig on the Hill and U3A, writes Dave West.

Sidmouth Blues team had a most successful visit to Heavitree for their latest outing in the Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.


Sidmouth entered two ladies teams in the Woodland Relay Series of races that took place at Escot Park, writes Terry Bewes.

The Otter Rail and River Run took place at the weekend. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2119. Picture: Alex Walton

The Otter Rail and River Run at Tipton St John celebrated its 10th successful year, with more than 250 runners taking part in the 10km and the 1.5 mile fun run.

The 2016 Honiton Triathlon was held frOM the Allhallows field on Sunday which in turn raised funds for the town's rugby club. Ref mhsp 27-16SH 1157. Picture: Simon Horn.

N1 Tri Club members were out in force for the Honiton Sprint Tri meeting, writes Steve Birley

Exmouth judo ace John Goldman and his brother-in-law Glyn Daburn of Green Tree Court residential home Pinhoe, were honoured to carry the Para Olympic torch on route to Rio.

There was a special honour bestowed on an Exmouth sportsman recently.

Gallery: Otter River Run

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Tipton St. John, Otter Rail and River  run. Ref shsp 28-16CW 6. Picture: Chris Woodcock

More pictures of the Otter Rail River Run

Vaness Glyn-Hobbs in action and on her way to qualifying once mroe for the GB team

It was a successful weekend of racing for N1 Tri Club members, with another GB qualification topping the club headlines, writes Ellie Dominey.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club instructor Peter Field congratulates Hans Jenssen

There have been some terrific achievements on July Course week at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Gallery: Otter Rail River Run

Monday, July 11, 2016
The Otter Rail and River Run took place at the weekend. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2122. Picture: Alex Walton

The annual Tipton St. John run took place at the weekend

Photo: Drew Gibson.

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell heads for Austria and the third round of the European Le Mans Series this weekend (July 16 and 17), focussed on extending his championship lead after a nine-week break in the series.

Sidmouth bowler Jill Bishop is into the last 32 of the national Champion of Champions competitions, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ottery St Mary bowls

The past week was another busy one for Ottery bowlers, writes Michael Smith

Ottery St Mary Bowls Club president Gerry Beighton raising the flag before the start of Presidents Day

Ottery St Mary president Gerry Beighton held the annual President’s Day at the club, writes Michael Smith.

Sidmouth Running Club duo Ian and Becky Robson at the the Event Logic Sprint distance Triathlon

It was a lovely romantic gesture from Ian Robson to his wife Becky, both members of Sidmouth Running Club, saying he would be taking her out to the beautiful Bowood House in Calne, Wiltshire for the day, writes Terry Bewes.

It is somehow hard to believe that we are already halfway through the summer season, writes Bert Hague.

Sidmouth tournament organiser Ron Cook and men’s vice captain Mike Borst, either side of Jim Edwards of Right Move (Edwards) who have spnsored the Sidmouth tournament.

Sidmouth businessman, Jim Edwards, has once again shown terrific support to Sidmouth Bowling Club by sponsoring the club’s tournament, writes Susie Bonnell.

Simdouth runners Justin Ashby, Jason Drew and Mateuzs Szala at the Erme Valley Relay meeting

Sidmouth RC sent the A Team down to Ivybridge on Friday night to take part in the Erme Valley Relays, writes Terry Bewes.

Croyde Ocean Triathlon. Picture: Dave Keightly

N1 Tri club member Lisa Braunton was in action at the Burnham-on-Sea sprint triathlon, writes Ellie Dominey.

Croyde Ocean Triathlon. Picture: Dave Keightly

N1 member Richard Coleman took on the Lakesman triathlon in the Lake District, writes Ellie Dominey.

AVRs Clare Hansford

The Lairig Ghru is a high level pass in the Cairngorm mountain range, an ancient drovers route with a unique character of wild and exposed terrain, writes Clare Hansford

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