All the latest sports news from Ryedale and North Yorkshire. See also our section on junior sport in the region.

Pickering Town boss demands fight after second 6-0 thrashing

Gazette & Herald: LOOKOUT: Boss Mitch Cook has identified possible Pikes signings

3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHOW some pride.That's what Pickering Town boss Mitch Cook is hoping his players will do at Bridlington Town tonight as they bid to recover from their second six goal thrashing of the new campaign.

Cricket: League and cup double for Staxton

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3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STAXTON completed a league and cup double at the weekend in the Scarborough Beckett League premier division.

Stage is set for Malton Stables Open Day

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Custom Cut (Danny Tudhope) beats Trade Storm (right) and Lady Lara to win Saturday's  Strensall Stakes at York for Nawton trainer David O'Meara.
(Alec Russell photograph  York  23/2/2014 )  (9672217)

3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

STAND by for an invasion on Sunday when the one industry that is genuinely synonymous with Ryedale opens its doors to the public.

York Vale Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Malton skipper Steve Varey in action against Bish.Nigel Holland. (6716888)

3:43pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MALTON & Old Malton came within a whisker of beating promotion-chasing Ovington II in division three of the HPH York Vale League.

Derwent Valley Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Kirkbymoorside       V      Seamer   Seamer batsman Steve Rich has a close call off the bowling  of Kirkby's Howard Mudd  Picture Frank Dwyer (5940137)

3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

GREAT Habton have lost out in the race for the Derwent Valley League crown and promotion to the Scarborough Beckett League after defeat in their title decider.

Burythorpe overwhelm Ampleforth in Feversham Cup final

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3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IN what must be the most one-sided final in in the Countess of Feversham Cup's 40-year history, Burythorpe overwhelmed Ampleforth by a massive 151 runs.

Senior Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TITLE-CHASING Sheriff Hutton Bridge II had to settle for 24 York & District Senior League division three north points on Saturday in a rain-affected game at Malton & Old Malton II.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge lose to Woodhouse Grange in vital match

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge's title hopes were all but dashed as they lost to leaders Woodhouse Grange in their vital match-up.

Cricket: Mixed bag for promotion hopefuls Folkton & Flixton

Gazette & Herald: Sherif Hutton CC V Thirsk CC. Hutton batsmen Rich Ainley and Vijay Jayagopal pause to talk tactics.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9647688)

3:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FOLKTON & Flixton's hopes of breaking into the promotion picture in division one of the Hunters York & District Senior League were dented then boosted over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Stillington set for Beckett League bow

Gazette & Herald: WELCOME BOOSTS: From left to right, training kit sponsor Barbara Leigh, Thornton first-team player-manager Danny Russell, and Gary Russell, owner of Russell’s Cafe & Bakery of Pickering, the club's new first-team kit sponsor

2:53pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Stillington Sports & Social Club are gearing up for their newitts.com Beckett League bow a week on Saturday.

Three wins out of three for Old Malton St Mary's

Gazette & Herald: Old Malton St Mary striker  Marcus Godsell jumps out of a cahhelge by two York RI players.Nigel Holland (9631269)

2:51pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHAMPIONS Old Malton St Mary’s made it three wins out of three as the defence of their York Minster Engineering League premier division crown continued its fine start.

Struggling Whitby Town off mark at last

Gazette & Herald: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

2:49pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WHITBY Town finally picked up their first point of the Evo-Stik League premier division season on Monday when they drew 2-2 at Blyth Spartans - but even that was marred by a red card.

Goals galore light up Richard Flaherty Memorial Trophy contest

Gazette & Herald:

2:46pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE group stages of the Richard Flaherty Memorial Trophy produced a record number of the goals - and saw Union Rovers and Kirkdale top the top groups to set up last night's final showdown.

Success on the fells for Pickering Running Club

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2:46pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE seasonal moorland hues signalled a ‘purple patch’ for Pickering Running Club who have enjoyed success at different race events on the North York Moors.

Scarborough Beckett League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:41pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

NEWLY-CROWNED division ‘A’ champions Scalby fell to a shock defeat at home to Wykeham in the Scarborough Beckett League – a result which keeps alive Wykeham’s slim hopes of nicking the runners-up spot on Saturday.

Champions Old Malton St Mary’s off to a flying start in premier division

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11:21am Monday 25th August 2014

CHAMPIONS Old Malton St Mary's made it three wins out of three in the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division with a 4-1 success at York RI.

Second-half goals propel Tadcaster Albion to Welfare triumph

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11:19am Monday 25th August 2014

FOUR second-half goals kept Tadcaster Albion on the tails of the early premier division pacesetters in the Northern Counties East League.

Thirsk & Sowerby's Rob Burn finishes 17th in Fountains Abbey Park Run

Gazette & Herald: Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers logo

12:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SIX Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers were among the 215 finishers at the Fountains Abbey Park Run headed by Rob Burn who was 17th in 20 minutes and 20 seconds.

No knee-jerk reaction as Pickering Town seek backlash

Gazette & Herald: New coach at Pickering Town Mitch Cook. talking to his team before their clash with Armthorpe Welfare......................Nigel Holland. (9472229)

3:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MITCH COOK ruled out a knee-jerk reaction despite admitting embarrassment after his Pickering Town side crashed out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle.

Clever Cookie in running for York’s Ebor Handicap crown

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The Peter Niven trained Clever Cookie (noseband), pictured dead-heating with Ralston Road over the Ebor Handicap course at York in May, will be back on Saturday for the real thing.
(Alec Russell photograph   York   31/5/2014) (9457550)

3:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PETER NIVEN already possesses one mighty achievement. He is among the elite group of jump jockeys to have ridden more than 1,000 winners.

Senior Cricket League: Sheriff Hutton Bridge beat old foes but leaders stay clear

Gazette & Herald: Dunnington   V    Stamford Bridge   Dunnington bowler,  Jay Snowdon clean bowls , Stamford Bridge batsman, Paul Milner     Picture Frank Dwyer (9374762)

3:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridged bounced back up to second place in the Hunters York & District Senior League premier division after a comprehensive victory at old adversaries Easingwold.

Senior Cricket League: No defeat but Malton remain in the mire

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

3:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MALTON & Old Malton avoided defeat at promotion-chasing Acomb but remain deep in Hunters York & District Senior League division one relegation danger.

Scarborough Beckett League: Vital win for Settrington

Gazette & Herald: Settrington bowler Andy Monkman celebrates as he claims the wicket of  Wold Newton batsman Phil Whiting. Pic: Mike Tipping (9417794)

2:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Scalby are sure of promotion from division ‘A’ of the Scarborough Beckett League after their 139-run win at Sewerby II.

Bowls: Triple success for Helmsley's Colin Spink

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2:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IN-FORM Colin Spink has set a new Helmsley Bowling Club record - becoming the first player in the club’s 72-year history to win their three singles trophies in one season.

Football: Old Malton's super start against rivals Riccall

Gazette & Herald: Malton St Marys V Riccall. Malton's Callum Scott scores a header.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9459286)

2:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

REIGNING champions Old Malton kicked off the defence of their York Minster Engineering League premier division crown with a 3-2 win at last season’s nearest challengers, Riccall.

Football: Striker Seddon sees off Scarborough Athletic

Gazette & Herald:

2:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MUCH-TRAVELLED former Bury striker Gareth Seddon scored a 10-minute hat-trick to send Scarborough Athletic to defeat on their Evo-Stik division one north bow.

Football: Late goal denies Whitby Town a point

Gazette & Herald:

2:42pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Whitby Town were unlucky not to get a point from their opening game of the Evo-Stik premier division as a late goal consigned them to a 2-1 defeat at Stourbridge on Saturday.

Football: Scarborough cup draws

Gazette & Herald:

2:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

DRAWS have taken place for the first rounds of the Scarborough & District FA’s four senior cup competitions.

Football: Goals flow again in pre-season trophy contest

Gazette & Herald:

2:35pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THERE was an avalanche of goals in the second week of the Richard Flaherty Memorial Trophy.

Pickering Running Club’s high placings

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2:34pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BUSY time for Pickering Running Club has seen several members placed highly in two different events.

Nawton Grange take Scarborough Beckett League’s Cayley Cup

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8:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NAWTON Grange are pictured after lifting the Scarborough Beckett League’s Division ‘A’ Cayley Cup.

Staxton poised to seal Scarborough Beckett League title

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

STAXTON require only six more points from their last two matches to secure the Scarborough Beckett League premier division crown after their seven-wicket win over third-placed Forge Valley was coupled with defeat for closest rivals Heslerton.

Feversham Cricket League: Gillamoor glee after victory in league decider

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

GILLAMOOR won the Feversham League by one point after beating High Farndale in the title-decider.

Motorcycle Trials: Milner magic reaps reward

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

ACKLAM Beta rider Adam Milner from Leavening added his name to the list of famous riders to lift the prestigious John Hardaker Trophy on Sunday.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge crowned champions of Pilmoor Evening League division one

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge clinched the Pilmoor Evening League division one championship when they won a thrilling 18-overs-a-side play-off with Thirsk at Sessay.

Derwent Valley Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

GREAT Habton have gone top of the Derwent Valley League division ‘A’ – but not in the way they would have liked.

Entries open for Trackrod Rally Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: Trackrod Rally Yorkshire takes place in Ryedale later this month

12:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ENTRIES are now being taken for all sections of the 2014 Trackrod Rally Yorkshire to be held in Ryedale on September 26-27.

Snooker: Paul Davison in bid to return to main tour

Gazette & Herald: Pickering’s Paul Davison is back in the main arena today at the williamhill.com UK Snooker Championship at the York Barbican

4:07pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MORE of the same is the target for Pickering potter Paul Davison as he steps up his bid to return to the professional main tour.

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers compete in Gribdale Gallop Fell Race

Gazette & Herald: Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers logo

1:25pm Thursday 14th August 2014

FOUR Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers were among the 85 finishers of the Gribdale Gallop Fell Race.

Garswood bags Group 1 prize in France for Richard Fahey

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Richard Fahey with Garswood after the colts return from Deauville, where he won the Group 1 Prix Maurice de Gheest on Sunday.
(Alec Russell photograph     Musley Bank   12/8/2014) (9192581)

4:55pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE mighty Garswood secured his place as a stallion and provided Richard Fahey with yet another career highlight when bagging a Group 1 prize in France, writes Tom O'Ryan.

‘Future is bright’ for Sheriff Hutton Bridge’s title-chasers

Gazette & Herald:

4:51pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SKIPPER Adam Fisher says his Sheriff Hutton Bridge side are not out of the championship race this year - and reckons more title challenges will follow from his young guns in years to come.

Brave jockey returns after more than a year out

Gazette & Herald: Gaz 12-08-14E
 Brae Hill (No.15 ) pictured winning the 2012  William Hill Lincoln, has now ended his racing career.
(Alec Russell photograph   Doncaster  31/3/2012) (9194564)

4:49pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

BRIAN TOOMEY, whose life was left hanging by a thread after suffering major head injuries in a fall at Perth last summer, has returned to the saddle in Norton.

Senior Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Bolton Percy opener Tom Atkinson gets a thick inside edge off a delivery fromMalton and Old Malton bowler Wayne Dawson, but survives as the ball missed the leg stump. Pic Martin Oates (9115149)

4:46pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge held their nerve to beat Clifton Alliance in the final over of the match and maintain fading hopes of catching champions Woodhouse Grange at the top of the Hunters York & District Senior League premier division table.

Cricket: Late pain for Malton & Old Malton

Gazette & Herald: BALL IN HAND: Ali Fothergill, seen here wicketkeeping for Westow, took his first 'five-for' at the weekend in the York Vale League game against Hirst Courtney

4:27pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MALTON & Old Malton II endured last-over drama for the second week running in division four of the HPH York Vale League.

Cricket: Malton saved as Settrington send down Duncombe Park

Gazette & Herald: OLD FRIEND: Ex-Malton & Old Malton batsman Stephen Beal, who played a key role as Settrington beat Duncombe Park to save Malt from the drop

4:24pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MALTON & Old Malton, having looked sure to go down until a late season resurgence, escaped the drop on the last night of the Ryedale Beckett League season thanks to Duncombe Park’s defeat to Settrington.

Scarborough Beckett Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: CARRYING HIS BAT: Opener Adrian Turnbull on his way to 51 not out as Ebberston beat title hopefuls Heslerton by six wickets

4:22pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Heslerton virtually threw away any chance of retaining the premier division crown in the Scarborough Beckett League after a poor batting display led to defeat to Ebberston.

Cricket: Flixton finish on high but Staxton still celebrate

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4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

FLIXTON got one over on rivals Staxton by beating them in the rearranged final of the Scarborough Hospital Cup at North Marine Road.

Derwent Valley Cricket League round-up

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

4:17pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

GREAT Habton were able to narrow the gap slightly on leaders Flamborough in the race for the Derwent Valley League title – but probably not in the way they would have wanted.

Feversham Cricket League: Gillamoor gain quick Spout House revenge

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

4:15pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

GILLAMOOR and Spout House met twice in three days in the Feversham League – with honours even.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge face Evening League title play-off

Gazette & Herald: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

4:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge’s title challenge in the Pilmoor Evening League comes down to a play-off at Sessay after they tied at the top of division one with Thirsk.






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