Jimmy Craig storms to victory in Gargrave Fell Race

Craven Herald: Senior Fell race winner Jimmy Craig from Hellifield

7:04pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE fell races at Gargrave Show are going from strength to strength with competitor numbers increasing each year.

Hebden's Andy Hodge chases World Championship rowing gold in Amsterdam

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9:57am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hebden's Andy Hodge has arrived in Amsterdam ready to compete for Great Britain at the Rowing World Championships from Sunday through to August 31st.

Crosshills pip Cononley for Skipton Bowls League championship

Craven Herald: Phil Dowgill has qualified for the Brighouse Classic

8:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

CROSSHILLS A have won the Walker Foster Division One title after pipping long-time leaders Cononley A in the final round of fixtures.

Former world champion Lampkin shows off his skills

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10:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

A TRIALS biking legend from Silsden staged his annual 'skills school' at the weekend.

Mason pipped by Bailey in Arncliffe Gala Race

Craven Herald: Ted Mason was second

9:13am Thursday 14th August 2014

RUNNERS and supporters were blessed with a beautiful day at Arncliffe Gala for the 11th BOFRA championship race of the season.

No hard feelings from Scott Thwaites as he hails Kiwi rival who pipped him to Commonwealth Games silver medal

Craven Herald: Scott Thwaites is pipped to the silver medal on the finishing line by New Zealand's Jack Bauer, left

9:38am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race helped him to a home victory in 2011.

Former Ermysted's student wins bronze in Commonwealth Games road race

Craven Herald: England's Scott Thwaites with his bronze medal

9:10am Thursday 7th August 2014

FORMER Ermysted's student Scott Thwaites had mixed feelings after winning bronze in the men’s road race.

Golf results

12:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE were some excellent scores in the monthly medal at Settle over the weekend.

Hodge is looking forward to World Championships

Craven Herald: Golden boy:  Andy Hodge

10:04am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANDY Hodge's unbeaten GB men's four crew are preparing for their biggest test to date.

Peat fails to bog down young runners in Cracoe Fell Race

Craven Herald: The first three home Pictures: Woodentops.org.uk

9:16am Thursday 24th July 2014

IT WAS was the younger runners who showed everyone the way at this year’s Cracoe Fell Race.

It's Wayne world as he lands specimen bream

10:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PERCH once again formed the bulk of catches when the second Skipton Angling Association match in a series of three was fished on Whinnygill Reservoir.

Wilkinson hits the heights in Italy

9:24am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

VICTORIA Wilkinson from Hebden competed in her first Sky Running Mountain Series Race at the weekend in the spectacular Italian Dolomites.

Williams delighted to see cycling riding high after Tour de France success

Craven Herald: A  breakway of seven riders heads for Kidstones

10:38am Thursday 10th July 2014

CRAVEN cycling professional Pete Williams believes the huge success of the Tour de France provide a massive boost for cycling.

Otterburn's Newbould sparkles in Spain

Craven Herald: Eddie Newbould was picked for GB

10:32am Thursday 10th July 2014

WHILE the Tour de France has understandably taken pole position in the media stakes, almost slipping under the radar has been another great sporting classic involving cycling, namely the World Duathlon Championships in Spain where Malhamdale’s Eddie Newbould produced a very worthy international debut for Great Britain.

Settle are the national champions

Craven Herald: Picture shows (Bottom row, left to right) Niamh Benson, Emma Kayley, Emily Corns, Hannah Newbold.(Top row, left to right) Jasmine Pennent, Katie Askew, Katie Handford, Emily Campbell, Olivia Akrigg, Joules Thompson, Lucy Dean, Ellie Dugdale, Georgina Pind

10:32am Thursday 10th July 2014

DETERMINED Settle College girls beat off tough competition to take the title National Rugby League Champions 2014.

Live STAGE 2 LIVE BLOG: The Tour de France heads through Addingham, Silsden, Keighley, Haworth, Stanbury and Oxenhope

Craven Herald: Cathedral

8:10am Sunday 6th July 2014

More than a million spectators lined the route from Leeds to Harrogate yesterday for the Grand Depart and a million more will be out in force on stage two today as the Tour de France peloton once again snakes it's way through the Bradford district on its way from York to Sheffield.

Mason fells his rivals at Kirkby

Craven Herald: Will Thompson of Wharfedale Harriers

10:44am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WHARFEDALE Harriers’ Ted Mason scored another clear win in the Kirkby Gala Fell Race on Saturday.

Hot-shot Bridges lands Great Britain selection

Craven Herald: Joshua Bridges is heading for World Championships

10:34am Thursday 3rd July 2014

SIXTEEN-year-old hot shot Joshua Bridges has won a place in the Great Britain Fitasc Junior Clay shooting team

Canoeist Amy is given backing for her Olympic dream

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10:33am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A young canoeist whose ambition is to compete in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, has received a sponsorship boost,

Ted Mason wins Buckden Pike Fell Race for the first time

Craven Herald: Ted Mason won the race for the first time

10:44am Thursday 3rd July 2014

After the vast numbers who descended on Buckden last year for the Championship Race, it was once more business as usual, with the race reverting to a balance of locals and a few from further afield.

Skipton Veterans are beaten by league leaders Huddersfield

Craven Herald: Graham Reay (Cononley) leads the way against David Leeming (Settle). He and partner Ian Dewhirst went on to qualify for the final of the Hargreaves Ltd Summer Doubles

10:45am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE Skipton Inter District Veterans team were soundly beaten by a strong Huddersfield side which currently tops the table.

Dowgill leads the way as Crosshills A score two fine wins

Craven Herald: Gordon Webster of Devon B in action against Colne Legion

9:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

CROSSHILLS A produced a fine performance to defeat third-placed Keighley A 9-3 but they remain ten points behind leaders Cononley A in the Walker Foster Division One.

Helm Hill ends winning runs of Wharfedale duo Mason and Hopkinson

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8:45am Thursday 26th June 2014

HELM Hill was to be the fell that dented the recent run of success for both Ted Mason and Emma Hopkinson.

Flying start sees Smyth triumph at Skipton

Craven Herald: Kirkby Lonsdale's winning squad from left is: Chrissy Sheppey, Lyn Benson, Fliss Holloway, Lucy Carr, Vicky Yates, Daphne Peel and Sandy Stoker.

8:44am Thursday 26th June 2014

SATURDAY'S wonderful weather was matched by some good scoring in the Peter Robinson's Professional's Day competition at Skipton.

Hodge claims gold with Great Britain four

Craven Herald: Photograph of the Author

5:25pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Andy Hodge, from Hebden near Skipton, won gold in the men's four event at the World Cup in France today.

Skipton Veterans extend their winning run

Craven Herald: Derek Seed in action for Settle A against Devon A at GrassingtonDerek was also in action for Skipton and District Veterans against Halifax at Gargrave

10:34am Thursday 19th June 2014

THE Skipton Inter District Veterans kept the bandwagon rolling with another important win against last year's league winners Halifax making it four wins out of four matches to date and beating them 31-25.

The heat is on at summer cyclo-cross

Craven Herald: Yeadon's Nunroyd Park hosted the Yorkshire Cyclo-Cross Summer Series, a race won by Jack Clarkson riding for Team Hope Factory

10:34am Thursday 19th June 2014

Think of cyclo-cross as a winter pastime? Think again.

Farmer Ted leads Wharfedale clean sweep

Craven Herald: Ted Mason leads the way at Hawkswick

10:02am Thursday 19th June 2014

Wharfedale Harriers senior men scored a triumphant triple whammy at this weekend’s Hawkswick Dash.

Brandon wins on Captain's Day

Craven Herald: Captain, Brian Chapman with winner Brandon Cocker and Junior prize winner Emma Blades.

9:53am Thursday 19th June 2014

One hundred competitors took part in a full handicap stableford competition for Brian Chapman’s Captain’s Day at Ghyll Golf Club on Sunday. The weather was favorable and the course was in an excellent condition.

Golden girl Latham bounces back in style for GB

Craven Herald: Cononley’s Beth Latham, middle front, celebrates with the GB team in the World Cup at Lee Valley. Beth won gold with the K1 women’s team.

9:30am Thursday 12th June 2014

BETH Latham put her psychological toughness to the test at the weekend.

Latham strikes gold in GB clean sweep

Craven Herald: Beth Latham won gold in the women's K1 team event at Lee Valley

6:48pm Sunday 8th June 2014

Cononley’s Beth Latham helped Great Britain complete a clean sweep of team event titles at the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Lee Valley today.

Wiggins set to miss Tour de France

Craven Herald: Sir Bradley Wiggins has accepted that he may have to move from Team Sky to compete in the Tour de France again

10:34am Friday 6th June 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he is likely to miss this year's Tour de France as Team Sky focus their efforts around defending champion Chris Froome.

Latham hits heights in European Canoeing Championship final

Craven Herald: Beth Latham hit the heights in Vienna

10:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Cononley’s Beth Latham finished seventh in her first senior championship final.

Hodge strikes gold again

Craven Herald: Andy Triggs Hodge

9:30pm Sunday 1st June 2014

Andy Hodge, from Hebden near Skipton, added to his extensive medal collection as Great Britain won two golds on the final day of the European Rowing Championships in Belgrade today.

Steeton-born Thwaites on short list for place in Tour de France team

Craven Herald: TOUR BID: Scott Thwaites knows his way around the Tour de France course in Wharfedale Picture: SWpix

8:26am Thursday 29th May 2014

Scott Thwaites' hopes of riding in the Tour de France in his native county soared when he was included in the 14-man squad from which his team will select their final line-up.

Silsden's Phoebe Wainman is stock car superstar

Craven Herald: Phoebe Wainman has made a big impression

8:49am Thursday 29th May 2014

Stock car racing is not a usual sport for 18-year-old girls – but for Phoebe Wainman it is a way of life.

Charlie Brown is Skipton's player of the year

Craven Herald: Charlie Brown charges at the Rotherham Phoenix defence

8:22am Thursday 29th May 2014

Despite their relegation to Yorkshire Division Four, there was a buoyant mood at Skipton Rugby Club’s annual dinner.

Broughton Road pair spring to doubles win

Craven Herald: Wetherspoon Spring Doubles finalists at Sutton BC. From left, runners-up Matty Simpson and Ian Bernard, president Warren Burnett, winners Darryl Gore and Jim Akrigg

8:40am Thursday 29th May 2014

The Wetherspoon Spring Doubles at Sutton Park on Sunday, were held up for a few minutes as a very heavy downpour stopped the first four games after just two ends.

Hot-shot Shaun gets GB call

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12:45pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Hot-shot Shaun Wood has made an impressive start to the new clay pigeon shooting season.

Bowler George Kettlewell (89) dies

Craven Herald: George Kettlewell, back right, with one of the sccessful Devonshire teams

9:39am Thursday 22nd May 2014

One of Skipton and District’s top bowlers died last week. George Kettlewell, 89, played for Addingham and Ilkley, but will be best known for his playing days at Skipton Devonshire, when the club thrived.

Crosshills bowl over Cricket Club to secure cup victory

Craven Herald: TOP BOWLER: George Kettlewell, top right, in one of the award-winning Devonshire teams

12:51pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

The Clarkson Cup qualifying round took place last week with a slightly changed format, as the losers will go into a supplementary competition for the Ambulance Cup.

Little Lucy-Belle is double British champion

Craven Herald: Lucy-Belle Williamson is a double champion

12:09pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Lucy-Belle Williamson has made British fencing history by becoming the first under-ten to win gold in two different weapons in the British Youth Championships.

GB include Hodge in prime fours boat

Craven Herald: Andy Hodge won gold as part of the Great Britain men’s eight

5:35pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

Andy Hodge of Hebden will be part of a new-look Great Britain men’s coxless four at the Belgrade European Championships in a clear statement of Olympic intent for Rio 2016.

Lampkin is a Scottish Six-Day Trial gr-eight

Craven Herald: Dougie Lampkin on the way to his eighth Scottish Six-Day Trial victory

5:50pm Monday 12th May 2014

Silsden's Dougie Lampkin has won the Scottish Six Day Trial for a record eighth time, putting his intense preparation in the hills of North Yorkshire to good use.

Turbines power to Plate final victory

Craven Herald: West Craven Turbines with the Hyndburn League Plate

12:30pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Despite not having their dangerman Oliver Hylands and having lost the 2012 final to Ribby Hall Jets, West Craven Turbines were confident of lifting the Hyndburn League Plate final against Burnley Magpies, who they had never beaten.

Peter Clark wins his dad's cup

Craven Herald: CUP JOY: Peter Clark, right, receives the cup from Skpiton League president who is flanked by the competition runner up Martyn Loftus

9:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

There was a popular winner of the Skipton and District Bowling League’s season-opening Jeff Clark Spring Floodlight individual competition.

Ermysted's power to Yorkshire Cup win

Craven Herald: The victorious Ermysted's team

9:33am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Ermysted’s Grammar School 28 Ripon Grammar School 0

Boat Race defeat for Izzy's crew

Craven Herald: Izzy Vyvyan was in the defeated Cambridge crew

10:53am Monday 31st March 2014

There was disappointment for Threshfield’s Izzy Vyvyan as her Cambridge University crew were defeated in the Newton Women’s Boat Race at Henley on Sunday.

Silsden riders are class acts

Craven Herald: Alfie Lampkin Picture: Barry Robinson

4:00pm Thursday 27th March 2014

There were plenty of local competitors to the fore at Rough Holden last Saturday, where Bradford Motor Club staged the fifth round of the Autowbars Novice and Beginners’ Championship Series for a total of 51 contenders.

Threshfield's Izzy in Cambridge crew

Craven Herald: Izzy Vyvyan hopes to give Oxford the blues

12:41pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Threshfield’s Izzy Vyvyan is hoping for a winning debut in the Newton Women’s Boat Race on Sunday.






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