Wick Academy 2 Formartine United 2 ACADEMY shook off their recent poor form to grab a well-earned share of the points on home turf against one of the Highland League's strongest sides, in the final of the season at Harmsworth Park, on Saturday. Quick- moving United monopolised the early play and were rewarded with a lucky Scott Ferries strike in the 10th minute which crept over the line after a deflection.
Easter 10K - 16th April from Staxigoe Hall. 11am start with refreshments and prizes at the end.
Wick Academy 1 Rothes 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson. James Pickles saved Academy's blushes after a game that they will want to forget.
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Boccia is very popular and you can try it..
Wick Academy 0 Turriff United 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson. IT was one of those days....no matter how hard you try, you don't get the breaks.
Wick Academy 2 Forres Mechanics 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson THIS was a day more suited to those with webbed feet rather than footballers but both sides defied the elements and gave their fans their money's-worth. The Scorries, building on their return to form, but without key personnel, Alan Farquhar and Davie Allan, drew first blood early in the uncompromising wind and rain...
Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 5 Reporter Noel Donaldson. WICK Academy's rich vein of success ran out on Saturday but few fans would have anticipated the result being a rout.
Starting Monday 9th January 2017. 6.00pm at Thurso Squash club or Wick Swimming Pool Cafe..
High Life membership offers you and your family access to a range of health and fitness opportunities in leisure centres throughout the Highlands. In addition to swimming pools and fitness suites, your membership gets you access to squash courts, swimming lessons and a huge range of group exercise classes for people of all abilities and interests.
Wick Academy 3 Clach 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson BOTH sides were clearly up for it in the first half but neither team was able to beat their respective defences and keepers who were very much on their game. While it made for an entertaining first half, supporters could have been forgiven for starting to fear things might play out for a goal-less draw..
Thursday 1st December in Wick..
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy 3 Keith 1 A SECOND, consecutive match hat-trick from Sam Mackay secured all three points for the Scorries and was a further step forward in recovering their home form. Keith were no pushovers, however, and stuck to their task right to the final whistle.
Wick Academy 0 Fraserburgh 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson ACADEMY supporters' hopes were doubtless high that the miracle mid-week comeback by their team against Forres Mechanics, would be the catalyst to getting to grips with their home results jinx. In the event, the encounter with a well-marshalled Broch outfit was something of an anti-climax, Academy unable to replicate anything close to that scintillating 5-3 performance - underlining their inherent lack of consistency and failing to secure a draw even, in a game that was no classic.
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy 2 Deveronvale 2 A LATE goal, ruled offside, prevented Academy taking all three points and hopefully sparking some home wins. Given the effort put in by the two sides, though, a draw was probably a fair result.
A spokesperson for The Highland Council said: "The Councils £2million refurbishment programme to the Thurso Leisure Centre is being slightly extended to allow additional works to be carried out to the building. “During a regular project management meeting this week , those present including The Highland Council and the operator High Life Highland were informed by the main contractor O'Brien Construction Limited that the proposed handover date would be extended by four weeks as a result of additional improvement works being undertaken in the pool hall with the project completion date now being targeted for the 23rd December.
Wick Academy l Inverurie Locos 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson THIS certainly fell far short of Academy's best performance and Locos, on the other hand, will have rightfully felt cheated at not taking all three points, given the efforts they put in. Failure to capitalise on their equaliser during repeated onslaughts on the Scorries defence and some sharp keeping by Sean McCarthy denied the visitors the spoils.
Wick Academy 2 Turriff United 0 Reporter Noel Donaldson A FIRST-HALF brace gave Academy the perfect start to their title challenge. Stephen Anderson stunned the visitors in opening minutes with a well-placed header but despite pressing for their second, it didn't come until the dying seconds of the first period.
Early-bird tickets are now available for the Scottish Mountain Bike Conference - Innovation Edition to be held in Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park on 17th - 19th November 2016. The conference will be themed around innovation in the VisitScotland Year of Innovation, Architecture, and Design and the conference will be supported through the VisitScotland National Conference Bid Fund and the European Regional Development Fund.
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