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Academy unable to conjure up mid-week magicThumbnail for article : Academy unable to conjure up mid-week magic
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.  
Late GOAL denies Academy three pointsThumbnail for article : Late GOAL denies Academy three points
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.  
Update on refurbishment of Thurso Leisure Centre
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.  
Inverurie drive Academy locoThumbnail for article : Inverurie drive Academy loco
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.  
Scorries supreme in title openerThumbnail for article : Scorries supreme in title opener
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.  
Scottish Mountain Bike Conference - Innovation Edition - launched!
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.  
Wick Gala 5k run and 1 mile fun run/walkThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 5k run and 1 mile fun run/walk
Saturday 23rd July at 2pm.   Enter on the day.  
Sports Leadership Courses For CaithnessThumbnail for article : Sports Leadership Courses For Caithness
Effective leadership is an important quality for sports leaders to develop.  By strengthening the understanding of key leadership concepts, coaches and other volunteers are able to make an even bigger contribution in their communities.  
Wick Beginners Running SessionsThumbnail for article : Wick Beginners Running Sessions
Do you want to give running a try? Suitable for absolute beginners.   Starting Monday 13th June.  
Scottish Tarmac Championship 2016Thumbnail for article : Scottish Tarmac Championship 2016
The 2nd round of the Scottish Tarmac Championship was held at Ingleston Highland Showground on 2nd April 2016.   With the entries full within 15 minutes of opening and a reserve of 20 cars it was a capacity entry.  
Academy stage comeback to secure a well-earned drawThumbnail for article : Academy stage comeback to secure a well-earned draw
Wick Academy 2 Brora Rangers 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson THE Scorries reversed a two-goal deficit, to grab a share of the spoils in a gutsy second half comeback.   Apart from displaying a never-say-die commitment, the draw demonstrated that Academy are closing the gap on their derby rivals, no small achievement when you consider Dudgeon Parks quality and expensive outfit.  
Caithness Ladies Football Team First Ever Home Draw in Scottish CupThumbnail for article : Caithness Ladies Football Team First Ever Home Draw in Scottish Cup
A momentous day for Caithness as the Caithness Ladies football team has drawn Dunfermline in a home tie in the Scottish Cup.   The game will be played on their home ground at Naver Park, Thurso.  
On-Form Uniteds single goal sufficient to keep them in title raceThumbnail for article : On-Form Uniteds single goal sufficient to keep them in title race
Wick Academy 0 Formartine United 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson WICK will doubtless feel a draw would have been a fairer result given the work they put in to the 90 minutes.   United on the other hand needed all three points to stay in contention with the title challengers and will have been relieved to have shaded it.  
Easter 10K, May Mini Triathlon and June Sprint now open for entriesThumbnail for article : Easter 10K, May Mini Triathlon and June Sprint now open for entries
Wick Triathlon Club have their annual Easter 10K run on Sunday 27th March.   The run will start from Staxigoe Hall at 11am.  
Locomotives derailed by AcademyThumbnail for article : Locomotives derailed by Academy
Wick Academy 4 Inverurie Locos 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson TIME was when Academy would have viewed an encounter with Locos with some trepidation...not any more.   The Scorries had Inverurie on the run, but while the visitors were down at times, they demonstrated they were not out of the game and kept coming back in an entertaining ninety minutes for the fans.  
Wick Academy 2 Lossiemouth 1Thumbnail for article : Wick Academy 2 Lossiemouth 1
Match Date 27th February 2016.   Macadie makes the difference in late kick-off tussle.  
Caithness Womens Rugby Come and Try SessionThumbnail for article : Caithness Womens Rugby Come and Try Session
Want to get fit? Want a new challenge? Want to be part of an awesome team? Then come and give rugby a try.  All abilities welcome.  
Possible Archery Club being set up
There will be a meeting at the PPP on 6th February, 1pm until 2pm It is open to anyone who is interested in the sport either wanting to have a go or wanting to get back into it.   Our first meeting will be an informal gathering to see what interest we have.  
Join High Life - Probably The Best Deal For Sports In HighlandThumbnail for article : Join High Life - Probably The Best Deal For Sports In Highland
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.