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Aileen saddles up for success with retired racehorse Zaggy

Zaggy the former racehorse is maybe taking life a little more easily these days – but he’s enjoying considerable success in his second career.

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Ellie O'Hara (picture by Bobby Gavin)

Ellie excels at the Emirates

Cardrona athlete Ellie O’Hara continued her excellent recent form with two Scottish Championship titles and a new Scottish record in the recent Scottish Athletics Age Group Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.

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The Gala Gazelles at Boulmer.

Gala Gazelles glide to victory

Gala Gazelles glided to victory at the weekend in a netball tournament near Alnwick.

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Lauderdale Limpers on the Dunbar cross country trail.

Borders runners tackle cross-country on the coast

The final round of the ever-popular Borders Winter Cross Country series took Lauderdale Limpers to the sunny seaside last weekend

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The winning Melrose team.

‘Rose prove a thorn in opposing sides

Precision passing and sharp shooting were to the fore when the Borders Primary Netball Finals, organised by Live Borders Active Schools, were played at the Queens Centre in Galashiels.

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The young badminton players.

Earlston hosts Borders badminton

Borders Primary Schools have staged a busy weekend of badminton championships.

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Janet Jack in action against Ireland

Half-century hockey ladies put their faith in Jack the skipper

Hockey-playing ladies on the far side of 50 are sticking with experience when it comes to choosing their leader for the new season.

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Jed-Forest winning last year's King of the Sevens.

Riverside Rock signs Kings of the Sevens sponsorship deal

Riverside Rock music festival has signed a initial two-year sponsorship deal with the Kings of the Sevens competition.

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The BEST Borders swimmers.

Borders swimmers are East’s BEST

The Borders Elite Swim Team (BEST) has emerged from the 2016-17 East District Age Group Championships with more than double the medal tally of the previous year.

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Kenny shows off his life membership certificate with his wife Irene.

Howzat! Kenny’s a life member at Gala CC

Kenny Allan has been declared Gala Cricket Club’s latest life member.

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Gala Harriers coaches, from left, Graeme Murdoch, Neil Renton, Gerry Moss, Eileen Nicol, Tony Lunn, Billy McCulloch, Gavin Brown and Kristina Noreikaite.

Green machine earns plaudits for athletic accomplishments

Gala Harriers athletic club celebrated a year of continued success and growth at its recent award ceremony and presentation night.

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Libby Clegg with her guide runner. Chris Clarke  (picture by Bobby Gavin)

Shining examples of ambition, success, drive and commitment

Sporting achievers in the Scottish Borders wll be recognised at the Live Borders Celebration of Sport evening at Springwood Hall in Kelso next month.

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The Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 2s picked up a good result at Kelso last weekend.

Hockey ladies in devastating derby form

Kelso Ladies 1s 0, Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 2s 5

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Pauline McAdam and Lindsey Knox of Roxburgh Reivers.

Roxy members enjoy country life

The orienteering season is well under way for 2017, with two rounds of the Scottish Urban League already completed – and enthusiasts from Roxburgh Reivers heavily involved.

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A recent glimpse of the Fjordhus Reivers Ladies hokcey 1sts

Reivers hockey round-up

Glasgow University 1s 5, Fjordhus Reivers Ladies 1s 1

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Prizes presented by Earlston Golf Club

Earlston captain’s team to the fore

On a sunny winter’s day, but with the going heavy, 24 Earlston Golf Club members travelled to Magdalene Fields at Berwick recently to play the Captain v Vice-Captain matchplay competition.

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Peebles hockey team, one of the squads in the running (picture by Brian Sutherland)

Top Borders teams in contention

Voting has opened for the 2017 Live Borders Celebration of Sport Awards, sponsored by GB Technologies.

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Galashiels Boxing Club's young fighters, from left,  Arix Ross, Lex Rogerson and Max Rogerson. Absent is Davids Lukjanovs.

Saluting the lords of the ring

Borders boxers proved themselves to be artists on the canvas at the recent Scottish Intermediate Championships.

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Jed-forest Rugby Club, Riverside Park.

Jed-Forest out to try for £300,000 revamp

A Borders rugby team’s club room could be in line for a £300,000 makeover if funding applications and plans submitted this week are given the go-ahead.

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Rob Jameson with Caroline Pilcher of Tweedside Tackle in Kelso

Season’s first salmon from the Tweed

The first spring salmon of the season on the River Tweed has been landed.

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