Thirty two participants battled it out last Saturday in the Retro Bar for the 32nd annual Captains Cup event. After twelve hours of pool, it was George Smith who would win his second Captains Cup title by defeating four time champion Ryan Carter 5-4 in an epic final.
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Wick Academy........1 Formartine United........1 Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick's penalty bogey struck again, in the fifteenth minute and gave the visitors a welcome lead, United's acquisition Cammy Keith making no mistake from the spot. But any suggestion that the visitors were set for an easy ride was soon dispelled as Academy dug in.
Wick Triathlon Club are holding several events over the next 3 months:- The Easter 10K race will take place on Sunday 20th April. The route is from Staxigoe Hall to Noss Head and back.
The first of its kind to be available in the Highlands, the National Qualification (NQ) Sport Fitness and Health will be led from The North Highland College UHI. Delivered by Lecturer and part-time Fitness Instructor Sarah Dunnett, it is one of the newest courses to be added to the college prospectus this year.
Highlanders learn they are to carry Queen's Baton in biggest Thank-You Scotland has ever seen. People across the Highlands will learnt they are carrying the Queen's Baton, a thank-you from communities all across Scotland to the extraordinary individuals who make a positive difference to the lives of others.
Wick Academy........1........Nairn County........2 Reporter Noel Donaldson BAR a couple of near goal-scoring opportunities, one at each end, it looked as if the match was destined to be a dour slog until Wick broke the deadlock just before the break. Craig Shearer's long range rocket gave Nairn keeper Callum Donaldson no chance and set the home side up with an advantageous lead which brought the game to life.
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy......0......Brora Rangers.......1 IF BRORA had come over the Ord expecting to inflict numerical damage on Academy then they were greatly mistaken. The Scorries stuck to their task, last night, and had it not been for a late, disputed, penalty in favour of the Reds, a draw would have been a fair result in this eagerly-awaited derby return clash.
Camps Bar "2" have completed the league & cup double after defeating The Francis Street Club 6-4 in this seasons Rockwater Shield Final. Danny Innes and Ryan Carter got the final underway and both played some great pool, but it was Carter who edged it after escaping two snookers to give the Camps side an early lead.
Highland villages and towns to host Queens Baton. Highland villages, towns and local communities will have the chance to be part of the excitement, celebrations and countdown to Scotland’s biggest-ever sporting and cultural festival – the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Bruce Honeyman's Camps2 side have won the Wick & District Pool League division one championship for an eighth time, and their fifth in succession. The Camps Bar side secured the victory they required against Blackstairs to win the closest title race in the pool leagues history.
Division One Seaforth Club 4-8 Crown1 Bayview1 10-2 Queens Comm 5-7 Sinclair Bay Camps2 8-4 Blackstairs Division Two Harpers 4-8 Retro1 FSC 6-6 Camps1 Crown2 6-6 Mountain Dew.
Macadie's classic free kick gives Wick a share of the spoils. A COUPLE of set pieces and a handful of chances that didn't bear fruit, plus an irritating wind, combined to make the game a dour affair for the optimistic fans who turned out at Harmsworth Park, yesterday.
Key landmarks in Inverness will be illuminated in blue and red to mark Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s achievement in reaching their first major cup final against Aberdeen at Celtic Park, Glasgow on Sunday 16 March. Between Monday 10 March and Monday 17 March, floodlights shining on the Castle, Cathedral and Town House will be blue; and those illuminating Ness Bridge will be blue and red chasing, the club’s official colours.
The top three teams in Wick & District Pool League's Division One all recorded victories on Monday night, and are all in with a chance of winning the title with only one match remaining. Bruce Honeyman's Camps2 side remain on top after their 9-3 win relegated Craig Durrand's Seaforth Club side to division two pool next season.
Graham Harper's Francis Street Club side have made it to Wick & District Pool League's Rockwater Shield Final in their debut season. A fantastic team performance helped them ease past first division side Commercial 12-4 on aggregate.
STAR Coaching are holding a Sunday Skills Session on the 9th March in Wick and Thurso. Places are limited so don't delay.
Get those boards ready to surf in the far north..
Monday 17th February 2014 The Queens pool team recorded their most important win of the season on Monday night, and now move out of the relegation zone after their 7-5 win over the Seaforth Club. James Dow got the Queens team off to a good start, before Kevin Lightly leveled the match at one frame each.
An outstanding team performance from Crown1 saw them knock Bayview1 off top spot thanks to an 8-4 victory in week 11 of the Wick & District Pool League. Ted Gunn and Alan Larnach both completed total clearances for their respective teams in this match, but Willie Miller was the man of the match as his superb play helped him win all of his games.