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Golf: Heap confirmed as new Morecambe captain

Morecambe Golf Club’s new captain, Jim Heap drove himself into office at the club on Saturday at the annual Captain’s Drive.

Geoff Pickles retiring club President welcomes Marney Spencer the new President.

Golf: Marney confirmed as first ever elected president at club’s AGM

Marney Spencer has broken new ground at Morecambe Golf Club where she has been elected as the club’s first female president.

Joe Dennison and Beth Ellis.

Table Tennis: Bulldogs capitualte and title hopes left in tatters

Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League leaders Trimpell Bulldogs went from heroes to zeros as they capitulated in their title showdown against Trimpell Raptors.

The Kaizen Academy team at the UK Fighting Championships show in  Preston. Picture: Laura Jenney Photography

More success for Lancaster fighters on Preston fight night

A Lancaster mixed martial arts gym enjoyed more success on a big show in Preston.

Coach Dan Williams.

Vale 4ths 7- 5 Rossendale 3rds

Both these sides are battling for points to avoid relegation and in an intense encounter at The Lane the Vale’s victory brought much-needed breathing space in what has been a demanding season.

Peter Wright (left) beat Dave Chisnall (right) in Rotterdam on Thursday night in the Betway Premier League. Picture: Lawrence Lustig.

World number three Wright beats Chisnall in Rotterdam

Dave Chisnall was beaten 7-4 by world number three Peter Wright in the Betway Premier League in Rotterdam on Thursday night.

Mike Wolff/Mark Twiname.

Rallying: Crews battle it out in high-quality event

Saturday’s annual Malcolm Wilson Rally, co-organised by Morecambe Car Club, Kirkby Lonsdale Motor Club and West Cumbria Motorsport Club, received what was probably the highest quality entry of any UK forest rally for many years.

Toby Ellis.

Table Tennis: Narrow win for leaders Bulldogs

Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League leaders Trimpell Bulldogs narrowly won at home against Lancaster University A in the latest round of games.

Dylan Wareing, Adam Dennison, Toby Ellis, Joe Dennison and Jack Edwards.

Table Tennis: Great Wood boys reach national finals while girls just miss out

The Great Wood U11 Boys team have qualified for the English Schools Table Tennis Association national finals.

Allan Blackburn and Marie Gardner at the building site for the new gymnastics studio at Lancaster Leisure Park.

New Lancaster gymnastics hub gets thumbs up

The next Max Whitlock, Louis Smith, Beth Tweddle or Claudia Fragapane might be produced at Lancaster Leisure Park.


Squash: Vale close gap at top to one point

Vale 1 closed the gap at the top to one point in Division four North of the North West Counties Squash league with a 4-1 victory over Preston Grasshoppers 4.

Evan Stewart.

Evan Stewart to join Vale of Lune coaching team

Vale of Lune have appointed Evan Stewart to their coaching team for next season.

Fergus Owens sprints clear.

West Park St Helens 14-40 Vale of Lune

Following three weeks of inaction the Vale of Lune recorded a double over West Park St Helens and in doing so registered their highest points total of the season in a bonus try victory.

Greg Lambert with his new book about British pro wrestling.

Morecambe author’s new book of body slams

On New Year’s Eve 2016, a television audience watched as British ‘World of Sport’ wrestling returned to ITV for the first time in almost three decades.

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Gary Anderson wins his match against Dave Chisnall. Picture: Matchroom Steve Welsh.

World number two Anderson too good for Chisnall in Glasgow

Dave Chisnall suffered a 7-3 defeat at the hands of world number two Gary Anderson in the Betway Premier League on Thursday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

LMHC Ladies 3s beat Garstang 4s at the weekend.

Hockey: Leaders prove too good for LMHC

Lancaster and Morecambe Hockey Club Men’s 1s were unlucky to go down 4-3 to top of the league Didsbury Northern 1s at the University of Cumbria on Saturday.

Lancaster 2s goalkeeper Abi Symonds makes a save down to her right.

Hockey: Lancaster’s superb form continues at Sefton

Lancaster 1s continued their fantastic run of form with an eighth straight win in all competitions whist also maintaining their seventh clean sheet in a row to stay second in the league.

Neil's widow Kim with their children Max and Daisy watch maths and PE teacher Gavin Clark and Trevor Sinclair (right) unveil the plaque at Central Lancaster High School.

Lancaster school renames sports hall in memory of Lancaster City star Neil Marshall

A plaque was unveiled at Central Lancaster High School as the school renamed its sports hall in memory of ex-Lancaster City captain Neil Marshall.


Squash: Double delight for Vale as firsts and seconds are victorious

Vale scored a rare double in the North West Counties Squash League with both teams racking up hard-fought victories.

England International Toby Ellis.

Table Tennis: University give Raptors reality check

Week 22 of the Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis season saw Trimpell Raptors get a reality check away at University A, losing 30-6.

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