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Football results: Big wins for Lochar and Mid Annandale

Football returned to the South of Scotland last weekend following the festive break with all the first round ties of the Haig Gordon Cup being played.

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Football preview: Threave Rovers face Kelty Hearts

Football preview: Threave Rovers face Kelty Hearts

Two South of Scotland League matches take place with basement boys Dumfries YMCA playing hosts to St Cuthbert Wanderers, while Mid Annandale face Newton Stewart.

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Basketball: Teen on shortlist for sportscotland award

Basketball: Teen on shortlist for sportscotland award

Stranraer teenager Cameron Walker admits he is stunned to be nominated for a national award after being named as a finalist at the sportscotland Year of Young People Awards 2018 on January 26.

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Galloway Province President Drew Paton, Pete Richardson from sponsors Agrovista presenting the trophy to Logan CC President Donald McColm, Rhins O' Gallowa' secretary Janette Sloan and winning skip from Logan Andrew Gilmore

Galloway Curling County Cup 2018: Rhins beat Province by just four shots

The County Cup, sponsored by Agrovista, was a close run affair this new year with the Rhins O’ Gallowa’ Province winning the trophy by just four shots after two days of curling at Stranraer Ice Rink by 85 shots to 81.

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Youngsters enjoy fun-filled athletics finals

Youngsters enjoy fun-filled athletics finals

Dozens of youngsters enjoyed a fun-filled day of sporting activities as Crossmichael Primary School emerged victorious in the Stewartry Annual Sportshall athletics finals.

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Draw made for 2018 curling County Cup

Draw made for 2018 curling County Cup

The waiting for the curlers is over after the draw for the eagerly anticipated curling County Cup was made for 2018.

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Youngsters showcase their talent at Rhins primary badminton competition

Youngsters showcase their talent at Rhins primary badminton competition

More than 70 pupils participated in the Annual Rhins primary school badminton competition at Stranraer Academy.

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Abbey Vale 2-1 Heston Rovers: Vale triumph in Cup final

Abbey Vale 2-1 Heston Rovers: Vale triumph in Cup final

Kieran Pirrie helped Abbey Vale to South of Scotland League Cup success as they narrowly beat Heston Rovers 2-1 in the final last Wednesday.

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QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

Test your knowledge of the sporting year with our fun quiz.

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Wigtown and Bladnoch golfers get their prizes

Wigtown golfers get their trophies

Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club member held their end-of-season prizegiving recently in the clubhouse.

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Glasgow Rocks professional players, Bantu Burroughs and Nestor Lasuncion, dropped in on a Stranraer Ravens Shell Twilight Basketball session

Glasgow Rocks stars drop in on Stranraer Ravens youngsters

Glasgow Rocks professional players, Bantu Burroughs and Nestor Lasuncion, dropped in on a Stranraer Ravens Shell Twilight Basketball session recently to see first-hand how the youngsters were enjoying their training.

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The Stranraer and District Riding Club 2017 winnners.

Prizewinning night for Stranraer and district club members

Stranraer & District Riding Club recently held its Annual General meeting in the Rugby Club Stranraer.

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Only three matches go ahead in south league

Only three matches go ahead in south league

Last Friday evening Lochar Thistle and Abbey Vale played for a place in the final of this season’s South League Cup at King Edward Park Lockerbie with Vale coming out on top.

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Mochrum Cup winners from Wigtown (standing) and the runners-up from Glasserton (seated) after the final

Wigtown retain Mochrum Cup in thriller

A most entertaining final of the Galloway Province Mochrum Cup, sponsored by Alex McCleary Funeral Directors, Newton Stewart, took place at Stranraer Ice Rink last Friday evening, with last year’s winners from Wigtown Curling Club retaining the trophy.

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Scotland's women are the European Champions
Photographs taken by WCF

Stranraer curler turns her focus to Olympic gold

The Scottish womens curling team, which included Stranraer’s Vicki Adams, got a big boost to their confidence ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics when they won the European Curling Championships in St Gallen, Switzerland at the weekend, beating Sweden 6-3 in the final.

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Wheelchair curling

National wheelchair Pairs Championship on at Stranraer this weekend

The Scottish National Wheelchair Pairs Championship for 2017 takes place this weekend at Stranraer Ice Rink.

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Christine Cannon and team win Scott Trophy

Christine Cannon and team win Scott Trophy

Six rinks of ladies from Galloway Province took to the ice recently to play for the Scott Trophy.

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Team Mouat celebrate their victory in Canada

Bobby and Hammy make history in Canada

Two curlers who learned the game at Stranraer Ice Rink made curling history last weekend when they and their team-mates became the first Scottish men’s team to win a Grand Slam event in Canada.

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Christine Cannon ( second right) and her team-mates were sucessful at the Edinburgh International last weekend.

Christine and team wins Edinburgh Senior International title

Edinburgh International Seniors winners.

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The triple events boost comes from World Championship Ice Hockey in December, a Challenger Curling series tournament which will take place at the Ice Bowl at the same time and the acclaimed Trophy dEcosse Synchronised Skating Championship in February.

International icebowl events set to attract thousands

Three international events in close succession are set to bring thousands of competitors and visitors to Dumfries and Galloway.

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