The Highland Council have warmly congratulated Inverness Caledonian Thistle on reaching their first major cup final with a thrilling penalty shoot out victory over Hearts in the semi final of the Scottish Communities League cup. the score was 2 - 2 at full time and went on to penalties and ended at Inverness Caledonian Thistle win 4-2 on penalties Leader Councillor Drew Hendry said: "I am always delighted when Inverness Caledonian Thistle or Ross County do well and this was a historic day for the Inverness club with a memorable and dramatic win.
Start & Finish The start and finish will be from The Fingal Centre at Portree High School. This facility will provide registration, late entries, changing, lockers, showers, free swim, sauna & steam room, café area for runner hospitality, and venue for prize giving, parking, start/finish and a route of 13.1 miles.
Steve Atkins Bayview1 side moved back to the top of division one on Monday night, after Crown1 held Camps2 to a 6-6 draw in week ten of the Wick & District Pool League. Alan Larnach's Crown1 side played some exceptional pool as they came from 2-0 down to lead 5-2, before Camps2 battled back to earn the draw.
Graham Harper's Francis Street Club side are the only second division team left in Wick & District Pool League's Rockwater Shield as they knocked out first division side Seaforth Club on Monday Night. A great team performance helped them to a 12-5 aggregate win as they progress to the semi finals where they will me Lybster side Commercial.
Wick Academy..4 Turriff United..1 Reporter Noel Donaldson WICK ACADEMY bounced back from their four defeats on-the-trot to get back on track with a emphatic 4-1 win over Turriff United at Harmsworth Park. A first-half barrage of three goals within 10 minutes put the points out of reach for the visitors - as was the Scorries' first goal.
The race for promotion from Wick & District Pool League's second division hotted up on Monday night as results now see's three teams in joint second place. Retro1 remain undefeated at the top of division two after a hard fought 8-4 victory over Mountain Dew, but with two promotion places up for grabs the big match saw second placed Crown2 host 3rd placed Camps1.
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Wick Academy 2 Deveronvale 3. THESE festive fans dreaming of "a black and white" Christmas had their hopes dashed at a chilly Harmsworth Park when they saw their team beaten by a hungry, fast-moving Deveronvale.
With the harsh winter looming, outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to stay safe on the hills, slopes and mountains of Scotland. Sport Minister Shona Robison made the call as she met winter safety instructors at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena at Ratho.
The top three teams in division one all recorded comfortable wins on Monday night, as the Wick & District Pool league reached its half-way point. Bayview1 were impressive again this week and their 8-4 win over the Queens keeps them three points clear at the top of the league.
George Zindilis' Commercial side suffered their first defeat of the season on Monday night as they came up against a determined Crown1 team in week six of the Wick & District Pool League. The Lybster side have played some great pool this year, but couldnt stop Alan Larnach's Crown side from taking all three points.
Bayview1 have overtaken their Lybster rivals Commercial at the top of Wick & District Pool League\'s division one. Steve Atkins Bayview side took revenge on Blackstairs, who had knocked them out of the cup, in an impressive 8-4 win.
Wick Academy 2 Inverurie Locos 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson Academy, staved off late pressure to secure a share of the spoils. Fast-moving Locos were the more focused side from start and disrupted Wick\'s normally fluent, passing game.
Suzanne Carter's Camps1 team came back from 4-2 down against Mountain Dew on Monday night to earn their third draw in four games so far this season. Carter was the standout player in this match, winning all three of her games to help her side take a 6-5 lead.
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The Queen's Baton Relay will officially be celebrated in The Highlands on Friday 11th July 2014, but this will not be the only day of activity in the region. There is an opportunity for over 100 local people to carry the baton in approximately 15 different towns across the Highlands so organisers are spreading the message that "The Queen's Baton Relay is 'relay, relay' coming to a town near you" to encourage local communities to get involved and nominate local baton bearers On Friday 11th July the Queen's Baton Relay will arrive on the mainland from Orkney, then spend a full day visiting towns and communities in the region as it travels southwards.
Ryan Cook's Blackstairs side recovered from a 6-4 first leg loss against Bayview to book their place in the Rockwater Shield Quarter Finals thanks to a 6-2 second leg win. The defending champions put in an excellent team performance to knock out the experienced Lybster team.
The final round of the Blue Scottish Tarmac Championship was held at the old Second World War airfield at Crail, Fife. Bill & Sara Hamilton Travelled down to compete in their Opel Kadett 2000cc rally car.
Alan Larnach's Crown1 team showed great battling qualities on Monday night as they came from 3-0 down to defeat Retro1 6-4 in the first round of the Rockwater Shield. Fantastic clearances from Stevie Wyllie and Alan Stewart in the last two frames helped the Crown side gain a narrow lead in this first leg match.
The Commercial remain top of Wick & District Pool Leagues first division as they kept up their 100% record after defeating Blackstairs 8-4 on Monday night. Gavin Mackay and John Mcgill were the outstanding players of the night, helping the Lybster side get the better of last seasons Rockwater Shield champions.