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Strachan’s delight at earning Games place
2 comments, 16/04/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Years of hard work have paid off for swimming starlet Andrea Strachan who has earned a place in the Scotland squad for the Commonwealth Games this summer. (more…) Read more...

Fine win by rugby team

The Shetland rugby team pulled off a fine victory on Saturday, defeating a side who are four places ahead of them in the RBS Caledonia Division 2 North.The match, played in beautiful conditions at Clickimin, saw the home side win 29-22 against Ross Sutherland and clinch an important bonus point ... Read more...

Badminton team victorious
1 comment, 24/03/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Shetland regained the Inkster Cup in the annual senior inter-county badminton A match with a 9-3 victory over Orkney on Saturday. The team members had been waiting 12 months for the opportunity to win back the cup, after losing to the old enemy last year, Orkney's first win after 27 consecutive y... Read more...

Swimmers win medals

Delting Dolphins swimmer Erraid Davies won two gold medals at the DSE National Junior and Youth Swimming Championships at the weekend in Sheffield as a member of the Scottish Para Swimming Squad. She dominated the 10-13 age group for the 50m breaststroke, coming in four seconds ahead of the secon... Read more...

Andrea’s hat trick of medals

Lerwick swimmer Andrea Strachan won three medals at the British University Championships (BUCs) in Sheffield at the weekend. She took part in four events – the 50m and 100m breaststroke, the 50m freestyle and the 400m medley relay. On Saturday morning Strachan qualified for the finals of the 50m... Read more...

Black chosen for Scottish team

Top Shetland long-distance runner Charlotte Black has been selected to represent Scotland in the national 100k to be held on 3rd May.The grueling foot-race is the British Athletics National 100 kilometre championship event and incorporates the Anglo-Celtic Plate, an annual home nations' team eve... Read more...

Paralympian star visits Sandwick
0 comments, 17/02/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Pupils at Sandwick Junior High School have enjoyed a day to remember – with a visit from Great Britain Paralympian Emma Wiggs. Wiggs, who starred as a sitting volleyball player in London 2012, is now hungry for medal success in Rio in 2016 after swapping her volleyball for a kayak and bagging m... Read more...