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The latest round of matches in the Honiton Netball League saw four Division One teams in action, writes Steph Upson.

Andrew Coley scored all four goals in Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club’s men’s fifth team win away at Bridgwater.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team made it three Petroc Division One wins out of three matches, but were made to work hard for the points by basement side Dartmouth who scored three goals of their own before departing, beaten 4-3.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies second eleven returned from their Sedgemoor Division One visit with a point fro a 1-1 draw with Taunton Vale.

Smith races to third straight title win

Friday, November 17, 2017

Newton Poppleford’s drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith lifted the Southwest Straightliners modified street bike title for the third successive year when he was in action at the Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe on Remembrance Sunday.

Drogo 10 challenges the Sidmouth eight!

Friday, November 17, 2017

Eight members of Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) took part in the Drogo 10 at the weekend, enjoying stunning scenery of the Teign Gorge in the north of Dartmoor, writes Monica Read.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) Under-14 girls served up an excellent all-round performance when they travelled to Torquay Grammar School to take part in a tournament.

Sidmouth bowlers continued what is an excellent indoor season so far with yet another hot shot, writes Carol Smith.

Fishing enthusiasts from Sidmouth competed in the annual Black Rod fishing competition.

Devon-based bowlers make up half the lawn bowls team announced by Games England for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia next April.

With three teams in Division One still unbeaten, something had to give with them all playing in the latest round of Honiton Netball League matches, writes Steph Upson.

The men’s fifth team of Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club claimed all the points when they took their longest journey north in the league, to Wells to take on Mid Somerset.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies third XI were beaten 2-0 by a youthful – and mobile - Exe V side.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies first team were edged out 2-1 when they travelled to Teign for their latest Petroc Division One game.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-16s played their first games in the England Hockey Junior Championships.

Sidmouth Running Club members have been taking advantage of the beautiful weather and spectacular local trails to get some off-road training miles in ahead of the winter series of local trail events, writes Monica Read.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) boy’s Under-16s were in action for the second time in this season’s national competition when they played Plymouth Marjons.

Harry Tincknell and his Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team scored a brilliant victory at the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Shanghai, China.

Two Sidmouth students are celebrating successes at the recent Tae Kwon-Do Association of Great Britain (TAGB) national black belt grading in Bristol.

Well, what a past week that was for all concerned at Sidmouth Bowls Club, writes Carol Smith.

The two sides sharing top spot in the Honiton Netball League - Beer Blazers and Otter Valley - went head-to-head in the latest round of matches, writes Steph Upson.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s third team were unable continue their recent good form as they slipped to a 5-3 defeat at Chard

Sidmouth and Ottery men’s 1st XI made it five wins from five starts to consolidate top spot in the Southern Two table as they defeated an under-par Plymouth Marjon C side 5-0.

It was a top-of-the-table clash for Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club’s men’s fifth team last weekend and it was the home side that came out on top.

Last week we entertained our good friends from Madeira Bowling Club (Exmouth) with three rinks of ladies’ triples, writes Carol Smith.

In a weekend of glorious running weather there were some impressive performances from Sidmouth Running Club members (SRC), writes Monica Read.

Jasmine Scott was the goal-scoring star of the show as SOHC ladies’ 1st XI eased into the next round of the Devon Trophy after a 3-1 win at Exe Vs.

The Women Can Marathon, which was intended as a one-off event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a landmark in women’s running, is to take place again in 2018 – and this time, it’s gone global.

Usually, the Honiton Netball League has a break over the half-term holidays, but, due to the bad weather that saw a full Monday of matches in October wiped out, a full schedule was played on the first day of the school break, writes Steph Upson.

Sidmouth Running Club member and coach Jo Earlam has just completed an epic 10 half-marathons in just four weeks to raise money and awareness for dementia, with the vision that ‘Any Mile is Better’, writes Monica Read.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ first team were in fine form as they defeated Exe V 7-2 in a Petroc One meeting.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 2nd XI were involved in an incident-packed contest against Plymouth University.

Sidmouth runner Polly conquers Eden

Friday, October 20, 2017

A firm fixture in the running calendar, the Eden Project Marathon and Half Marathon took place on the third Sunday of October, offering over 1,100 runners hilly multi-terrain courses around the famous site, following a challenging route through areas of spectacular mining heritage and beautiful countryside landscapes, writes Monica Read.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) boys’ Under-16s took part in their first national tournament when they faced Taunton Vale in a Sunday encounter.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s first team sit proudly on top of the fledgling Southern Two table after a third straight victory, this time a 4-1 win at home to Tavistock A.

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