Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Schools contest Tarka tourneys

17:22 03 July 2012

Instow School

Instow School's winning tennis team

Archant

EIGHTY children from 11 North Devon schools competed in the primary schools’ tennis tournament at the Tarka Tennis Centre in Barnstaple.

Instow School were winners of the Years 3 and 4 category with Landkey School the runners-up. Both now go to Exeter this Friday to play in the county finals at the Devon Summer School Games.

Winners of the Years 5 and 6 category were Goodleigh School, with Our Lady’s School, Barnstaple, the runners-up.

A similar competition for secondary schools drew 174 players from 10 schools.

Winners were:Year 7/8 Boys – Park School, Barnstaple; Year 7/8 Girls – Bideford. Year 9/10 Girls – West Buckland. Year 9/10 Boys - Ilfracombe

A ‘red schools’ tournament for Year 2 children drew 60 entrants from eight schools, with Ilfracombe running out the winners and West Buckland runners-up.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

12:15
Jimmy's Boys celebrate their win.

Non-bowlers competed to win the charity cup in successful day set to become annual event.

Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Sporting Barum wrapped up the Intermediate One with a 3-1 win over Ilfracombe. Picture: Rob Bates

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League Roundup

Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Max Curtis took five wickets for 17 runs in the win over Brixham

North Devon maintained their winning start to the Tolchard’s Devon League Premier - but not without a scare.

Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Titans Apollo finished their season with a 100 per-cent record.

Titans Apollo achieved a 100 per-cent record as the North Devon Netball League came to a close.

Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bideford 10k. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Hundreds of people descended on Bideford on Sunday for a 10k run in the sun.

Read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Brayford Cup winners Torridgeside

A second half comeback secured the Brayford Cup for Torridgeside on Saturday.

Read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
Barnstaple Town FC

Barry Yeo has bolstered his defence with the signing of Craig Allan from Paulton Rovers.

Read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
Barnstaple Town celebrate after their final game of the season. Picture: Jay Smith.

The FA confirmed the news of Barnstaple’s promotion yesterday (Thursday).

Read more
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Braunton celebrate their North Devon Gazette Football League Premier division title. Picture: Mick Tattersall

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League Round-up

Read more
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Cricket - generic picture

Tom Gooding saw Kilmington to a win over Barnstaple and Pilton in the Tolchards Devon League C East on Saturday

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 5°C

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications