Sporting stars recognised

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

LOYAL Salisbury sportspeople picked up winning accolades at the fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards.

Cycling spectacular set to return

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A CYCLING spectacular which saw top riders take to the Wiltshire roads in May will be repeated for 2015.

Salisbury 10 one of the nation’s best races

Salisbury Journal: The runners get under way at the Salisbury 10-mile race.

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

IT’S not just the city which has been recognised for its prestige in a nationwide publication.

Youngsters gain black belt status

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

FOUR members of Aspire Martial Arts in Salisbury aged between 11 and 12 have gained black belt status in taekwondo after being involved in years of training.

Salisbury paintballing team ranked in top 100

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE Salisbury paintball team has continued their run of success this summer by attaining a ranking inside the top 100 clubs in Europe.

Veterans dive to fifth Wiltshire title

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

VETERANS from Salisbury Stingrays Swimming Club Masters have been crowned Wiltshire champions for the fifth time in six years after victory in the ultimate event.

Freebie gives Henderson eighth win

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

PAUL Henderson saddled his eighth winner of the National Hunt racing season at Plumpton on Monday with a horse which cost nothing and was ridden by the “wrong” jockey for owners who no longer exist.

Bishopstone driver settles for second

Salisbury Journal:

9:07am Friday 24th October 2014

TONY Bennett took runners-up spot in his final Classic Sports Car Club Magnificent sevens race of the year at Snetterton on Sunday.

Famous paralympian "captivates" audience at charity dinner

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MEDAL-WINNING paralympian Dame Sarah Storey gave a motivational and inspirational talk to an audience at a charity night in Salisbury.

Exciting week for anglers

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE River Avon has been producing large netfulls of dace and roach from swims virtually along its entire length.

Hibberd and Morton rewarded at prestigious awards

Salisbury Journal:

12:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOUTH Wilts formally celebrated their latest ECB Southern Electric Premier Division triumph at the League's glittering annual presentation awards dinner ceremony at the Southampton Novotel, where James Hibberd (left) and Tom Morton (right) picked up their individual performance prizes.

Top sportspeople could bank £500 grant

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

TEN lucky sportspeople in Wiltshire who compete at a top sporting level are in with a chance of receiving a financial boost.

Snooker star shrugs off trouser dilemma

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A MINOR mishap in the trouser department forced last season’s Cuestars South of England under 21 Gold Tour joint rankings winner into dashing to a clothing store halfway through a snooker tournament.

Anglers can enjoy Autumn conditions

Salisbury Journal:

10:21am Friday 17th October 2014

AS Autumn fishing gets under way in earnest, local rivers have responded by giving anglers plenty of quality fish to enjoy.

South Wilts to cash in on trophies

Salisbury Journal:

12:52pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TROPHY-WINNING South Wilts will be adding to their stash of silverware when they head to the familiar ECB Southern Electric Premier League’s annual presentation dinner in Southampton tomorrow evening.

Top ten finish for Jacobs

Salisbury Journal:

8:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SALISBURY Tri Club’s Mark Jacobs, pictured, finished in a respectable eighth position at the Hampshirebased Huntsman Triathlon.

Five Rivers reach last four

Salisbury Journal:

2:46pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

FIVE Rivers Indoor Bowls Club’s Mary and Ray Brown with partners Pamela Gordon and Bernie Skudder were rewarded for reaching the semi-final of a national tournament with a £500 cheque.

Dedicated sportspeople to be recognised at Wiltshire awards

Salisbury Journal: Chance to follow in Brownlee brothers' footsteps

4:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

ALTRUISTIC sporting heroes will be recognised for their dedication and success at the fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards.

Tanner scoops batting gong

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

PROMOTED Redlynch & Hale skipper Ian Tanner, pictured, has won the Hampshire Cricket League County Division 3 North batting prize.

Rod and Line returns

Salisbury Journal:

2:47pm Thursday 9th October 2014

TWO huge weights dominated the second round of the annual Teams of Four competition, fished at Witherington Farm Fishery at the weekend.

South Wilts make dream start

Salisbury Journal:

8:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SOUTH Wilts are off to a winning start in the NatWest Under 16 Indoor Cricket League at the Ageas Bowl, beating Bournemouth by six wickets with two overs to spare.

Snooker circuit given boost

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A SNOOKER circuit in the south of England has been given a boost after its director qualified as a Level 1 coach.

Bobsleigh team is seeking speedy sprinters

Salisbury Journal:

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

FAST-PACED sprinters who fancy taking up bobsleigh have the chance to join a team.

Spaces at badminton club

Salisbury Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

FROM novices to experts, all standards are being urged to try out badminton at a club in Salisbury.

Hannon’s treble coup in penultimate meeting

Salisbury Journal:

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

SALISBURY's autumn nursery school programme may undergo a sharp revision after a scarce turn out in two of its four juvenile races during the racecourse's penultimate meeting, writes John Hoskins.

Wellow smash their way to doubles success

Salisbury Journal:

3:43pm Monday 29th September 2014

SIX pairs took to Salisbury Lawn Tennis Club’s inaugural doubles tournament.

Teacher wins intense ultra marathon

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A WYVERN College teacher ripped up the Ridgeway Challenge course record after clinching the UK ultra distance trail running championship.

Downton racer finishes sixth

Salisbury Journal:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

OLLIE Pidgley completed his maiden car racing season with a respectable sixth place finish in the Michelin Clio Cup Race Series.

Tough challenge lies ahead for city's runners

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

DEFENDING road race league champions City of Salisbury are back in action on Sunday with much work to do if they are to hold on to their crown this season.

Top four for head girl

Salisbury Journal:

8:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE head girl at a Wilton riding centre saw off competition from 168 riders to secure a spot in the final of the All England Novice Championship.

Durrington win fourth round

Salisbury Journal:

4:33pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ALL-round swimmers from Durrington Otters dived their way to a fourth-round victory as the Moonraker Summer League came to a close.

Scott's heading to Hawaii

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SECURING a top 50 finish in a Welsh ironman means Salisbury Tri Club’s Scott Hill will be embarking on an unforgettable trip to Hawaii next year.

Football league in Bulford

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A NEW six-a-side league is kicking off in Bulford.

Sarum do treble

2:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

THERE were three podium wins for Sarum Orienteering at the South West Orienteering Association's (SWOA) Caddihoe Chase.

Riverisde seal John Barrett trophy

Salisbury Journal:

7:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

EIGHT tennis teams, all bidding for the winning trophy, raised almost £200 for a renowned tournament in memory of a Sarum League club stalwart.

Salisbury MP to visit bowlers

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MEMBERS of Five Rivers Indoor Bowls Club will be meeting Salisbury MP John Glen tomorrow.

Salisbury man scoops two medals on London stage

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

SALISBURY’S Gary Prout was “overwhelmed” after capturing a gold and silver medal in archery at the inaugural Invictus Games in London.

Secretary gets England call

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SECRETARY from Salisbury has been selected to represent her country at the European Senior Badminton Championships in Portugal.

Salisbury thrash visitors

1:08pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SALISBURY Men’s hockey fourths are toasted a 5-1 thrashing over West Wilts in a pre-season at Lower Bemerton.

Rushmore can touch trophy

2:13pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RUSHMORE Men’s Hardy A team have one hand on the Hardy League Cup after a first leg home win over Wareham.

Fitting tribute for Lin White

Salisbury Journal:

4:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

LIN White, company secretary and operations manager at Salisbury racecourse until her untimely death last December, would have approved of the result of Friday night's feature race at the track, writes John Hoskins.

Badminton lessons at Bishop's

10:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

BADMINTON lessons in Salisbury will be taught by an ex-national player.

Mere celebrate half century with title

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

MERE took The Westbrook Mixed Triples bowls league title on their 50th birthday despite a late wobble.

Purcell is the Gurston champion

Salisbury Journal:

12:07pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SIMON Purcell hung onto his season-long lead to become the 2014 Gates of Brockenhurst Gurston Down Hillclimb Champion in a dramatic finale on Sunday, writes Luke Clifford.

Salisbury showjumper clinches "best result"

Salisbury Journal:

3:24pm Monday 8th September 2014

WINTERBOURNE Stoke's Louisa Lockwood claimed her best four-star result for 14 years at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

Teenage racer in the mix

Salisbury Journal:

3:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

DOWNTON’s Ollie Pidgley climbed into the top six of the Michelin Clio Cup Race Series standings at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk.

Rushmore to lock horns with Wareham

Salisbury Journal:

9:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

VICTORIOUS Rushmore Hardy A team sealed their place in the final with victory over Lyme Regis.

Welding drives through adverse conditions

Salisbury Journal:

6:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

SALISBURY and South Wilts hot prospect Robin Welding ended the Wiltshire Junior Championships in a satisfying third place.

Summer closer at Gurston

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

PREPARATIONS are complete ahead of Gurston Down’s finale.

Benham's medal brace

Salisbury Journal:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

SARUM Orienteering Club former member Emily Benham won two medals at the Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championships in Poland.

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