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Award winner Arlene simply delighted to be in the running

The popularity and success of a Borders running group is firmly on course after its founder and leader won a national award.

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The Lauderdale Limpers in Melrose.

Did you see The Breakfast Club?

Another great weekend’s running included a fabulous treat for the Lauderdale Limpers’ Sunday morning ‘Breakfast Run’, which started and finished at The Greenhouse Cafe in Melrose.

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The U14 Borders badminton players.

Top four finish for Borders badminton team

Congratulations have been offered to the young badminton squad which finished in fourth position at the SSBU U14 Inter Area Tournament in Glasgow earlier this month.

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Moorfoot girls are congratulated by Laura Muir - from left, Charlotte Clare, Mairi Wallace, Laura Muir and Beth Hobbs.

Silver-winning Moorfoot runners meet Laura Muir

In near-perfect conditions at Kirkcaldy last Saturday, the Moorfoot Runners U17 Women’s team came away with a fantastic team silver in the Scottish National Short Course Cross-Country Championships.

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Fjordhus Reivers hockey-playing 1sts.

Defences like stone in Granite City

Granite City Wanderers 1s 0, Fjordhus Reivers 1s 0

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The winning netball team from Stirches Primary School (picture by Alwyn Johnston).

Stirches secure small schools netball success

Ten local primary schools battled it out recently for the honours at this year’s Borders Small Schools Netball Competition, with the Hawick cluster coming out on top at the end of an exciting day’s play.

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Kelso High School's winning hockey squad.

Kelso keep high schools hockey title

Kelso High School succeeded recently in retaining its South Schools 1st XV hockey tournament crown after a very closely contested competition.

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Kelso rider Angus Bruce, centre, with dad Keith and sister Sophie (picture by Charlie Mackenzie).

Borders bikers perform well in Scottish championship

The Scottish Hare and Hound championship has come to a close after six exciting rounds of motorcycling.

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Fiona Hyslop with (left) Lee Cousins, of Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland, and (right) mountain bike ranger Mark Goodall.

We’re not pedalling a myth – mountain biking merits support

The partnership organisation to support companies operating in the mountain biking sector has received new backing from the Scottish Government.

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Tennis enthusiasts who presented prizes and collected trophies at the Melrose Waverley club's annual presentation.

Tennis players enjoy advantage of club upgrades

Members of Melrose Waverley Tennis Club gathered recently in the clubhouse for the annual presentation of prizes.

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Galashiels Academy pupils who play with Gala Tempest.

Derby day in Borders netball leagues

Local rivals Gala Tempest and Earlston High School took to the court at Peebles High School on Sunday, as part of the Peebles Netball League fixtures.

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Vicky Edgar, one of the Borders entrants, on  Ardagh Bobby.

Top individal and team triumphs for Borders riders

A record number of Scottish schoolchildren recently made the 700+ mile round trip to Addington Manor in Buckinghamshire, to take part in the National Schools’ Equestrian Association Championship.

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One of the mini hockey squads which represented Selkirk.

Feast of hockey for young Borders players

Selkirk Mini Hockey squads travelled to Hawick last Sunday to take part in a hockey festival.

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Modelling the new tops are P6-7 pupils from Earlston school, with Elaine Christie and Earlston Golf Club captain Brian Thorburn.

Tops of the class at Earlston

Earlston Golf Club’s Scoiety Quaich competition has been played over each of the past eight years at Monksford House Golf Course.

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The group of award winners from the ClubSport Ettrick and Lauderdale ceremony in Galashiels (picture by Alwyn Johnston).

Celebrating success across the sporting spectrum

Gala RFC stalwart Johnny Gray (right of picture) was honoured for his unwavering contribution to rugby over six decades in last Friday night’s ClubSport Ettrick & Lauderdale Awards at Netherdale clubrooms.

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Wheelchair race entrants check out the course beforehand (picture by Bill McBurnie)

Success at the end of the road in Jedburgh Running Festival

Good weather and growing numbers of entrants signalled a hugely successful weekend for the 2017 Jedburgh Running Festival.

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Gala Harriers masters silver medallists at Cumbernauld.

Silver success for Harriers’ ladies

Gala Harriers’ successful ladies’ masters team hit the podium again last weekend, following superb performances at the National Cross Country Relay Championships.

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The winners from Lauder Elderly Gentlemen's Golfing Society (LEGGS) annual autumn outing to Dunbar Golf Club.

Annual autumn outing

Former Hearts FC player and manager, and ex-boss of Hawick Royal Albert and Gala Fairydean, Jim Jefferies, was the organiser of the recent Lauder Elderly Gentlemen’s Golfing Society (LEGGS) annual autumn outing to Dunbar Golf Club.

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The winning novice section from Reivers Vaulting Club.

Great success in the saddle for Borders vaulting group

The British Vaulting Championships for 2017 were held at Morris Equestrian Centre in Ayrshire – and the Reivers Vaulting Group enjoyed a superb weekend.

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The Borders provides a perfect backdrop for Enduro.

Riders pedal to Peebles for 2018 Enduro championship

Hillside Outside Ltd., Peebles-based organiser of the Tweedlove bike festival and Triple Crown enduro series, is to host the 2018 BEMBA British Enduro mountain bike championships, with British cycle brand Whyte Bikes as title partner.

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