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18/2/2015
Rockwater Shield Semi Finals 1st LegThumbnail for article : Rockwater Shield Semi Finals 1st Leg
Bayview1 and The Francis Street club recorded important 1st leg wins in the semi finals of the 2014/15 Rockwater Shield.   Graham Harper's Francis St Club side looked for the win away to Queens Hotel that would help in their quest to make the cup final for a second year in a row.  
15/2/2015
Wick Academy 4 Huntly 0 - Saturday 14 February 2015Thumbnail for article : Wick Academy 4 Huntly 0 - Saturday 14 February 2015
Academy four-midable in St Valentine's Day's engagement.   Wick Academy 4 Huntly 0 Reporter - Noel Donaldson FOOTBALL came home to Harmsworth Park on Saturday and supporters, thirsting for the return after a match famine, couldn't have been more delighted.  
5/2/2015
Wick & District Pool League - Week 10Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Week 10
Camps2 have moved to the top of division one after a hard-fought 7-5 win against Crown1 in week ten of the Wick & District Pool League season.   With the match tied at 2-2, an outstanding total clearance by Alec Thompson put Camps2 ahead at 3-2 and on their way to victory.  
21/1/2015
Wick & District Pool League - Week 9Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Week 9
Retro1 put in the performance of the night to defeat Bayview1 7-5 in week 9 of the 2014\15 Wick & District Pool League season.  In their debut season in division one, Retro1 remain undefeated and sit in third place in the league.  
16/1/2015
Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater Shield Quarter FinalsThumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater Shield Quarter Finals
Martin Hill's fantastic performance on Monday night helped play a big part as his Crown1 side earned a 6-2 first leg victory over Blackstairs Lounge.   The Crown side look to be big favourites to progress, requiring just three frames in the next leg to make it through to the Rockwater Shield semi finals.  
8/1/2015
Wick & District Pool League - Week 8 2014/15Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Week 8 2014/15
Crown1 hosted Bayview1 in a top of the table clash on Monday night in week eight of the 2014/15 Wick & District Pool League season.   Colin Banks got the home side off to a great start thanks to a win over Angus Mackay, but great finishing from the Lybster side would see them race into a commanding 5-1 lead.  
17/12/2014
Wick & District Pool League
Wick & District Pool League's 2014/15 season has reached its halfway point, with Crown1 and Queens Hotel sitting top of their respective divisions.   The match of the night saw Lybster's Bayview1 host their biggest rivals Camps2, in a highly entertaining affair.  
2/12/2014
Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater Shield Second LegThumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater Shield Second Leg
Alan Larnach's Crown1 side have knocked seven times champions Camps2 out in the first round of the Rockwater Shield.   The current holders had a mountain to climb after the Crown's outstanding performance in the first leg.  
25/11/2014
Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater ShieldThumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater Shield
The first round first legs of the 2014/15 Rockwater Shield got underway on Monday night, with Lybster teams Bayview1 and Commercial earning healthy leads to take into next weeks 2nd leg ties.   Dale Johnston of The Seaforth Club got his side off to a good start, but George Zindilis' Commercial showed great desire to win all of the remaining frames to score a 6-1 first leg win.  
23/11/2014
Turriff-ic tail-ender terminates Academy's record runThumbnail for article : Turriff-ic tail-ender terminates Academy's record run
Wick Academy 3 Turriff United 4 Reporter Noel Donaldson THE last-minute strike by Gary Harris denied the Scorries a share of the points and ended their 14-game unbeaten record in a seven-goal ding-dong thriller before a bumper crowd at Harmsworth Park.   The tension was tangible as United levelled the scoreline at three all, with a couple of minutes of injury time left, and local supporters doubtless content to settle for a share of the points.  
18/11/2014
Wick & District Pool League - Week 5Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Week 5
The Queens Hotel kept up their undefeated streak on Monday night and remain at the top of Wick & District Pool Leagues division two.   Harry Candeland was the key player for Queens as he helped his side to a comfortable 8-4 victory over Francis Street Club.  
13/11/2014
High Life Highland Challenge Returns due to DemandThumbnail for article : High Life Highland Challenge Returns due to Demand
The 6 week "MOVE IT TO LOSE IT" Christmas Challenge begins this week with first weigh in's taking place at all participating High Life Highland leisure centres.   The campaign encourages everyone in the community to get active in the run-up to the festive season.  
13/11/2014
End of Year Rally ReportThumbnail for article : End of Year Rally Report
The final rally of the 2014 Scottish Rally Tarmac Championship, the Kingdom Stages was held at Crail Airfield near St Andrews in Fife on November 1st.  Competing in Class 3 was Bill Hamilton and new co-driver Matt Fletcher in the Hamilton Optimum Training Opel Kadett.  
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11/11/2014
Wick & District Pool League - Week 4Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Week 4
Steve Atkins' Bayview1 team remain at the top of Wick & District Pool League's division one after an extremely hardfought 7-5 win over Suzanne Carter's Camps1.   Mark Alexander's 8-ball clearance in the opening frame got the Camps side off to a great start, but Bayview would win the next three to turn thing around.  
5/11/2014
Wick And District Pool League - Week 3Thumbnail for article : Wick And District Pool League - Week 3
The Mountain Dew have joined the Queens Hotel at the top of Wick & District Pool League's Division Two, thanks to a convincing 9-3 victory over Crown2 on Monday Night.   Andy Bunn's Mountain side got off to a great start and took a 3-1 lead, but Crown2 bounced back to trail 4-3.  
31/10/2014
Wick & District Pool League - Week 2Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Week 2
Alan Larnach's Crown1 side recovered well after last weeks defeat to Bayview1, as they secured the three points in a 8-4 home win against Sinclair Bay.   Colin Banks got the match underway with a fantastic total clearance, and his Crown team would go on to race into a 5-0 lead.  
22/10/2014
Wick & District Pool League Season 2014/15 Week1Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League Season 2014/15 Week1
The 2014/15 Wick & District Pool League season got underway on Monday night as sixteen teams looked to get their campaign off to a winning start.   The big match in divsion one saw last years second and third placed teams (Bayview1 & Crown1) go head to head out in Lybster.  
21/10/2014
UK's Top Surfers Heading To ThursoThumbnail for article : UK's Top Surfers Heading To Thurso
Thursday 30th October 30 to Saturday 1st November 2014 Momentum is building for the forthcoming UK Pro Surf Championships which will see the UK's top surfers competing in Thurso.   SSE and Highland Council's support for the Thurso Surfing Championships is helping to bring the UK Pro Surfing Tour back to Thurso this year, where over 100 surfers will compete for the National Title.  
28/9/2014
Academy to the four as they take three points in Keith clashThumbnail for article : Academy to the four as they take three points in Keith clash
Wick Academy 4 Keith 0 Reporter Noel Donaldson.   THERE can be nothing more demoralising for any football team team than being hammered 7-1 and days later losing 4-0 with no immediate prospect of things improving.  
21/9/2014
Thistle scythed by Academy's cutting edgeThumbnail for article : Thistle scythed by Academy's cutting edge
Wick Academy 2 Buckie Thistle 0 Reporter Noel Donaldson ACADEMY returned to league business after their cup catastrophe but it was a hard slog for both sides.   With a little luck, the Scorries might have had a substantial goal tally.