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On Wednesday evening, Sidmouth Running Club’s ambassador, Jo Pavey MBE, was welcomed by chairman Terry Bewes to the weekly club night meet-up, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI went out of the Devon Cup, beaten 6-4 by Okehampton.

The penultimate Saturday of February saw 14 Mighty Greens take part in the Exmouth Parkrun, writes Rob Edwards.

The latest tables for the East Devon and District Short Mat Bowls Winter League show Sidbury A and Uffculme neck-and-neck at the top of the Evening League Division One.

With just five more weeks of the Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) beginners’ course to be completed, the first batch of new members have successfully completed the test run, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) bounced back from their previous Southern One outing defeat to Okehampton by seeing off third in the table Tavistock, winning the game 4-2.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI went down 5-2 in what turned out to be a fiery encounter against Exe.

The Exeter Half Marathon started from the quayside at Exeter with a traffic-free and mostly flat route, apart from the hill from the crematorium up to Bridge Road, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s fourth team completed what for them, this season, is a most unusual act – they ‘won’ both halves of their hockey match to secure their first win of the season thanks to a 4-1 success in their league game at Bridgwater.

Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) club ambassador Jo Pavey MBE started the Four Trigs 2019 running event from Port Royal on Sunday morning, writes Hamish Spence.

Jessica Raynor took part in the Brecon to Cardiff Ultra on the second Sunday of February, writes Hamish Spence.

Last Wednesday Sidmouth ladies played Honiton ladies in the County Lane League, writes Carol Smith.

Bowls is a quintessentially British pastime, with a vision of summer in the country involving parks and picturesque village greens filled with people dressed in white.

This coming Sunday (February 10) sees the running of the annual – and popular – Four Trigs meeting, writes Hamish Spence.

There were 16 Sidmouth Running Club members and two dogs who braved the cold and the snow on the ground in what turned out to be a great Sunday run in the sun, writes Hamish Spence.

The Exmouth Express 5 took place on the first Sunday of February, writes Hamish Spence.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s fourth team scored three times on Saturday - that’s probably the most they’ve scored in one game this season. Unfortunately, ECV Hornets scored five to claim the points, but it was still an achievement, especially outscoring them in the second half 2-1.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 3rd XI shared six goals with hosts, and third in the table, ECV Hornets.

With a record number of entries for this year’s Blackdown Beast, the organisers, Honiton Running Club, are hoping to have raised over £2,000 for The Macmillan Cancer Support, writes Hamish Spence.

On Saturday morning, Sidmouth men played their fifth match in the Devon Interclub League against near-neighbours Honiton and what a tremendously exciting match it turned out to be, writes Ken Wheeler.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s 1st XI suffered double disappointment on the final Saturday of January.

Taking part in the South West Vets Cross-Country Championship on the final Saturday of January were seven ‘Mighty Greens’, writes Rob Edwards.

It proved to be a disappointing start to the new season for Harry Tincknell and the Mazda Joest Team squad when they were forced to retire and were subsequently placed ninth at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.

In under a week’s time, Sidmouth Running Club’s Jennifer Bentley will be running the Dartmoor Trail Running Challenge Marathon to raise funds for the HCPT, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI were convincing 6-1 winners when they travelled to face old rivals Torbay in an early Saturday morning Petroc Division One game.

The past week was another busy – and fun – week for the members at Sidmouth Bowls Club, writes Carol Smith.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s third team were 6-0 home winners in their South East II meeting with Yeovil and Sherborne.

Last Wednesday afternoon Sidmouth played their final league fixture in the Devon Interclub Over-60s League, writes Ken Wheeler.

Sidmouth Running Club member Toby Garrick took part in the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships at the Stover School, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first team faced a Southern One classic top-versus-bottom fixture when they journeyed up the North Devon Link Road to face Barnstaple.

Having watched his son Sam take part in the Devon Schools XC Championships, and having not raced for nine months due to niggling injuries, Justin Ashby felt inspired to hit the tracks once again, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth ladies were in action in the Devon (Lacemakers) Top Club competition, writes Carol Smith.

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell heads to Daytona International Speedway this weekend hoping for a strong start to his 2019 motorsport season.

Sidmouth Running Club’s Kirsteen Welch took part in The Gloucester Half Marathon that was held on the penultimate Sunday of January, writes Hamish Spence.

In the Foxlands competition, at the last count, Mid Devon sat fourth in the county league with 26 points and Sidmouth were seventh with 19 points, writes Carol Smith.

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