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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TABLE TENNIS: Yeovil club is back at Westlands

TABLE TENNIS: Yeovil club is back at Westlands

Posted: 3rd January 2017
YEOVIL Table Tennis Club is back playing at the Westland sports and leisure complex in Yeovil and would welcome new members to come along. Junior coaching sessions are being held weekly from this Wednesday (January 4, 2017) between 5.30pm and 7pm and then again on Fridays also between 5.30pm and 7pm. Open sessions for adults start weekly from Tuesday, January 10, 2017…

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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: National team call-up for keeper Charlotte Johnson

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: National team call-up for keeper Charlotte Johnson

Posted: 14th December 2016
BRIDGWATER and Taunton College student and Yeovil Town Ladies goalkeeper Charlotte Johnson has been called up in to the England College’s Women’s National Team. Johnson, who has been the number two goalkeeper for Yeovil Town Ladies FC in their amazing promotion-winning season to FA Women’s Super League, will compete in her first fixture this coming weekend, at the Etihad…

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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Yeovil Town Ladies are promoted to top flight

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Yeovil Town Ladies are promoted to top flight

Posted: 30th October 2016
CELEBRATIONS are underway after Yeovil Town Ladies successfully secured promotion to the FA Women’s Super League One. The YTFC Ladies won 2-0 at London Bees on Sunday (October 30, 2016) to gain the points necessary to clinch promotion to the highest division in the women’s game. After the first-half finished 0-0, the Yeovil Ladies had a perfect start to the second when…

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CRICKET: The Shed to be renamed Ricer’s Shed in memory of Tony Rice

CRICKET: The Shed to be renamed Ricer’s Shed in memory of Tony Rice

Posted: 30th October 2016
ILMINSTER Cricket Club has announced that its ever-popular bar, The Shed, is to be renamed in memory of one of the club’s greatest servants. Club chairman Paul Knight revealed on Friday (October 28, 2016) that The Shed will be known from now on as Ricer’s Shed in memory of Tony Rice who died earlier this month. The bar facilities on Ilminster Recreation Ground are…

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YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood girls hit seven

YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood girls hit seven

Posted: 5th October 2016
HOLYROOD Academy’s Year 10 girl’s hockey team got their season off to an outstanding start when they achieved a 7-1 win over King Arthur’s School from Wincanton. Hannah Eke scored six goals with Lydia Harris netting the other for Chard's Holyrood school team. Player of the match – voted by King Arthur’s team – was Tanish Veale.

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YOUTH RUGBY: Magnificent seven for Holyrood Year 8s

YOUTH RUGBY: Magnificent seven for Holyrood Year 8s

Posted: 5th October 2016
THE Year 8s rugby team at Holyrood Academy produced a good display to defeat Yeovil’s Westfield Academy by a resounding seven tries to two. The tries were evenly shared out, but the stand out performers were Oscar Mills, Connor Beckey and Will Board.

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YOUTH RUGBY: Holyrood Year 9s turn on the style

YOUTH RUGBY: Holyrood Year 9s turn on the style

Posted: 5th October 2016
THE Year 9s rugby team at Holyrood Academy in Chard put in a thoroughly good performance to defeat Woodroffe School by 39pts-7. A big defensive effort coupled with an expansive attacking style ensured the Holyrood victory. There were tries for Lewis Hole (two), Nathan Fowler (three) and Chas O’Shaunessy (two) with Harry Clifford adding two conversions. Man of the match…

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