GOLF: Seniors at Cricket St Thomas battle against bad weather

GOLF: Seniors at Cricket St Thomas battle against the elements

Posted: 13th August 2017
  THIRTY-SEVEN senior golfers from Cricket St Thomas Golf Club braved the elements last Monday (August 7, 2017) to enter the August qualifying medal competition. Steady rain made the conditions difficult, and praise must go to the three players who returned below par scores. In Division One, Martin Leigh just held off a challenge from Frank Martin to take the honours by…

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GYMNASTICS: Amazing gymnasts are putting Yeovil on the map

GYMNASTICS: Amazing gymnasts are putting Yeovil on the map

Posted: 31st July 2017
FOURTEEN talented gymnasts from the award-winning Orchard Gymnastics group in Yeovil competed at the recent TeamGym British Championships at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The prestigious event is part of the British gymnastics championship series which sees the best gymnasts compete across four different disciplines for titles at the highest UK level. Orchard’s national…

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FOOTBALL: Milborne Port FC remembers 125 years of history with Saints legend Le Tissier

FOOTBALL: Milborne Port FC remembers 125 years of history with Saints legend Le Tissier

Posted: 8th June 2017
FORMER Southampton and England star Matt Le Tissier was the special guest of honour as a South Somerset football club celebrated its 125th anniversary. Le Tissier, who made 540 appearances for the Saints and scored 209 goals in a senior career from 1985 to 2002, is now a familiar face on the panel of the Soccer Saturday programme on Sky Sports. But he has also become an…

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SAILING: Climb aboard and push the boat out at Sutton Bingham Sailing Club

SAILING: Climb aboard and push the boat out at Sutton Bingham Sailing Club

Posted: 13th May 2017
THE Sutton Bingham Sailing Club is holding an open day on Saturday (May 13, 2017) for people to go along and take to the water. Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Sutton Bingham Sailing Club could hold the answers! Whether you are completely new to the sport or looking…

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HORSE RACING: Ucello Conti for the Grand National!

HORSE RACING: Ucello Conti for the Grand National!

Posted: 8th April 2017
THE Yeovil Press tipster has been looking into his crystal ball to see which horse will win the 2017 Grand National being held on Saturday (April 8, 2017). Forty horses will line-up at the start of the famous old race at 5.15pm at Aintree – but which one will triumph come the end of the four miles and 514 yards course over 30 fences. The Grand National is wide open and…

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GYMNASTICS: Record numbers of young gymnasts spring into competition

GYMNASTICS: Record numbers of young gymnasts spring into competition

Posted: 28th March 2017
  MORE than 250 children from 21 schools across the district had their first taste of competitive gymnastics at the annual South Somerset Key Step Gymnastics Championships held in Yeovil. The competition – which was supported by South Somerset District Council and Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership - was held at Orchard Gymnastics in Yeovil with teams from Charlton…

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YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Fun runners hit the streets of Yeovil

YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Fun runners hit the streets of Yeovil

Posted: 28th March 2017
PRIMARY school children and women of all ages experienced the buzz of Yeovil Half Marathon when they completed two brand new Fun Runs on Sunday (March 26, 2017). The In It Together Women’s Run and the Children’s Run were the result of a partnership between South Somerset District Council and Yeovil Half Marathon organisers Total Buzz Events. Participants turned out in…

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YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Pictures galore – checkout our photo galleries

YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Pictures galore – checkout our photo galleries

Posted: 26th March 2017
CONGRATULATIONS go to all of the runners who took part in the annual Yeovil Half Marathon on Sunday (March 26, 2017). There were the serious runners and the fun runners and those who were running for charity and raising lots of money for a whole host of worthwhile causes. The Yeovil Press was out and about on the course and we’ve got a barrel load of photos of a lot –…

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YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Look out for the giant SchoolBag!

YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Look out for the giant SchoolBag!

Posted: 25th March 2017
ONE runner who will be lining up at the start of Sunday’s (March 26, 2017) Yeovil Half Marathon will be the chief executive of local charity School in a Bag – dressed as a SchoolBag. Luke Simon has taken part in the previous three half marathons where he has been seen pushing children Evie and Iris around the course in a buggy, but this year he needed a new challenge. “I…

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YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Just a week to go – still time to enter!

YEOVIL HALF MARATHON 2017: Just a week to go – still time to enter!

Posted: 19th March 2017
HUNDREDS of runners will be making their final preparations ahead of the annual Yeovil Half Marathon which takes place next Sunday (March 26, 2017). The half marathon – now in its seventh year – will start and finish in Yeovil town centre and roads around the area will be closed to traffic for the runners before heading along the entire length of Yeovil Country Park. The…

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