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Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Paralysed Dalton sports ace is bouncing back

S52258BB WHEN Liam Morris woke up after a horror moto-cross accident last March, he heard doctors tell him he would never walk again. (2 comments)

Bird flies to Grizedale Rally win: with picture gallery

50070738B017 PAUL Bird flew through the forest to claim the honours in the 2014 Coppermines Grizedale Stages Rally.

Barrow runner Atkinson retains British and Irish title

50058048B002.jpg BRILLIANT Barrow runner Bob Atkinson retained his British and Irish International Masters Cross Country title in style, storming to victory in the Veterans 55-59 category.

Barrovian runner Holgate earns top-20 place in World Championships

S52542BB CRAIG Holgate produced an excellent performance to achieve his pre-race top-20 target at the 100km World Championships in Qatar.

Ulverston swimmer lands four golds at British University Championships

S52863BB WATER giant Joe Elwood blew the opposition out of the water at the British University National Short Course Championships.

Champion Barrow swimming coach inspires youngsters

50070173B000 THE next generation of Barrow swimmers are being given a boost in the pool from a coach who practises what he preaches.

Barrow karter's championship success

50070097B000 KARTER Jake Calvert ended his season on top of the podium after a string of impressive results.

Blackpool success for Barrow table tennis starlet

S52249BB POCKET rocket Rebecca Rigg made an impressive debut in table tennis competition at Blackpool.

Barrow karate kids roar in Dublin

50070270B001 A BLAZE of young dragons returned from Ireland with a treasure chest of world championship medals.

Holker make Lancashire Cup last eight

S52204BB CHARLEY Thompson produced a striking masterclass as he netted all four to send Holker Old Boys to the quarter-finals of the Lancashire Cup.

Barrow RL Challenge Cup winner Reg Parker dies

Reg Parker BARROW RL pack star of the 1950s Reg Parker has died. (2 comments)

RL pays tribute to Barrow great Reg Parker

A0256430.jpg A GIANT on the field and a giant off it, one of rugby league’s most respected figures over half a century, Reg Parker passed away at the Cartmel and Grange Nursing Home at the age of 87 last week. (1 comment)

Junior Sport

Furness Cavs reach Lancs Cup quarters

S52624BB FURNESS Cavaliers reached the Lancashire Cup quarter-finals for the second year in succession after a confident showing on the Ribble Estuary.

Barrow ace pens three-year Sunderland deal

S50968BB BARROW teen Tom Beadling has taken a step closer to the Premier League after signing a new three-year deal with Sunderland.

Four-year Super League deal for Barrow star

S47769BB SUPER League prop Brad Singleton has penned a new four-year deal with Leeds Rhinos. (2 comments)

Silecroft speed ace laps up success

S51516BB MOTORBIKE speedster Alistair Howarth ended his track season with more success on two wheels.

Masterstroke winner's year to remember

Walker WITH her reign as Masterstroke champion almost up, Ulverston’s Alex Walker reflects on how winning the Evening Mail golf competition has improved her game and her fitness

Barrow Island overcome Dalton to claim title: with picture gallery

50070058B010 KO Cup winners Barrow Island bounced back from their play-off semi-final defeat against Dalton to beat the same opposition in the Barrow Youth League Grand Final.

Barrow Island tame Walney in final: with picture gallery

50069980B003 BARROW Island capped a double-winning season with a convincing victory over Walney in the Barrow Youth League Grand Final. (1 comment)

South Cumbrian canoeists pass Tyke test

S51000BB A QUARTET of Duddon Canoe Club members paddled into the maelstrom at the Yorkshire Championships.

Youngsters benefit at Barrow AFC Performance Centre camp

50070019B005 BARROW AFC hope their performance centre players will be able to take their game to a new level after a week of intense coaching. (1 comment)

Barrow fighter back where it all began

S81055B LIAM Conroy will feel nothing but positive vibes when he steps back into the ring at Bolton Wanderers next month.

Windermere move clear after Wilmslow win: with picture gallery

50069918B006 WINDERMERE created daylight at the top of North West Division One as they ended promotion rivals Wilmslow’s unbeaten run.

Other sports

Barrow Striders quartet star for England

S53245BB BOB Atkinson hailed England’s triumphant British and Irish Masters cross country effort as a “good weekend for Barrow”.

Ulverston Otters impress in pool: with picture gallery

S50371BB ULVERSTON Otters have demonstrated the talent coming through their ranks with strong results in Carlisle and Kendal.

Four Barrow Thorns picked for England

S48732BB FOUR Barrow Thorns aces produced their best for the North West to earn England call-ups.


Furness claim convincing Whitehaven win

FURNESS returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory over a resolute Whitehaven side in an encounter that epitomised the old cliché – a game of two halves.

North Lancs Cricket League extended to four divisions

THE North Lancashire and Cumbria League enters a new era in 2015 with the introduction of four divisions and win-lose cricket.

Ulverston cricket coach scoops national award

S51176BB AN Ulverston cricket coach has been rewarded for his years of dedicated service with a national award.

Grange darter's final World Championship bid

A0370818.jpg DARTING dynamo Tony Newell will battle huge odds in two last bids for glory in 2014.

Hat-trick for Barrow girl Stanway as England beat Russia

50065741B002.jpg BARROW’S Georgia Stanway nets three times as England Under-17s beat Russia 4-1. (2 comments)


Ulverston home in on top spot

ULVERSTON Cons are on course for fourth spot in the South Lakeland Financial Consultants-sponsored Furness And District League Division One after a superb 12-2 home win over Askam.

Barrow AFC youths impress against Liverpool: with picture gallery

50069824B000 BARROW AFC under-18s attacker Callum Lamb slaughtered the Liverpool FC Foundation Football College defence to hand his side a second-minute lead.

Barrow Thorns fly into trouble: with picture gallery

50069679B007 DEFEAT with less than two seconds on the clock made for a painful start to the season for Barrow Thorns.


North Lancs Cricket League extended to four divisions

THE North Lancashire and Cumbria League enters a new era in 2015 with the introduction of four divisions and win-lose cricket.

Barrow Sports Awards nominations sought

50061205B003.jpg THE awards season is now in full swing and attentions turn to outstanding sporting achievements from teams and individuals during 2014.

Barrow Striders make impressive start

50058048B002.jpg BARROW and Furness Striders AC enjoyed a great start to their Mid Lancs Cross Country League campaign, with the senior men’s team finishing second at Hyndburn.

Barrow aces sink Lancashire Cup holders: with picture gallery

50068824B010 BRIT Pioneers exacted revenge for last season’s only defeat as they reached the third round of the Lancashire Youth Cup. (1 comment)

Cartmel Races lands more meetings in 2015

50065907B016 SUNDAY racing will come to Cartmel in 2015 as the South Lakes course hosts an expanded four weekends of meetings.

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