The 68 participants in the Men’s Stableford competition at East Devon Golf Club last Saturday must have been delighted when they looked through their bedroom windows to be greeted by a calm day with hazy sunshine, writes Michael Hayes.
Lympstone youngster Oliver Roper bagged a terrific podium place when he finished third at the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) South West Championships, held at Clifton Hill Sports Centre in Exeter.
Next weekend will see the start of the Point-to-Point horse racing season which begins at the picturesque course of Black Forest Lodge near Kenford, Exeter, on Sunday (November 27), commencing at noon, writes Donna Harris.
Exeter Racecourse’s famous racing Clydesdales provided a magnificent spectacle on Sunday when their flying feathers and huge white faces had an enthusiast crowd enthralled as they raced in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance, writes Lucy Johnson.
Harry Tincknell brought the curtain down on a highly successful 2016 season by earning the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team UK runners-up in the FIA LMGTE Pro Teams’ Endurance Trophy for the #67 Ford GT the young Briton shared with Andy Priaulx.
Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright travelled to Cornwall at the weekend to participate in the Kerrier Unde- 13 tournament and the Under-15s the following day with both days action taking place at Carn Brea Leisure Centre.
With three major events in the Devon running calendar taking place on the same day, fields in the Templar 10 and Drogo Ten were smaller than usual losing competitors to the Bideford 10, writes Cathy Newman.