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Stone paddlers claim world championship places


Three paddlers from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club will be competing for Team GB in the Junior/Under-23 World Championships in Poland in July. Jasmine Royle, Paul Sunderland and Christopher Bowers came through a rigorous weekend selection process on 9th and 10th April at the 2012 Olympics Lee Valley White Water Centre course in London. Many other young paddlers from the club ...

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Christ Church girls crowned Staffordshire futsal champs


Christ Church Academy’s Year 7 futsal team are Staffordshire champions and will now be representing the county at a West Midlands event later this year.   The team won seven of the eight games they played at the tournament at Fenton Manor Sports Complex in Stoke-on-Trent, leading them to win the overall competition. They now move forward to represent Staffordshire at ...

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Gymnastics silver success for Jasmine and Megan


Christ Church Academy’s gymnasts have been showcasing their talents at the West Midlands Gymnastics Acro Championships, with one pair bringing home silver medals. The 14 talented gymnasts competed against pairs from across the region in the under-11 and under-14 age categories. Amongst the girls representing the Academy were Jasmine Lovatt and Megan Chesters who achieved a fantastic silver medal. Jasmine’s ...

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Patrick impresses in county rugby debut


Rugby forward Patrick Lavelle made an impact on his county debut for Staffordshire under-17s in their curtain raiser against Leicestershire. The 16-year-old from Stone was one of two Stafford Grammar School (SGS) players to earn selection and despite suffering an 18-10 loss the county team manager, Nick Dermott, praised their efforts. “Patrick is very strong and the Leicester players will ...

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Lamb on fire as district sides stutter!

Stone Pool League

The Lamb are top of the Crown Street Garage Stone Pool League after they blew away Longton Cricket Club last week. And if their scintillating form continues, they’re going to take some stopping this season. Here’s all the action from week eight… Cuckoo 4 The Joker 4 A surprising draw for the debutants to the league as the perennially reliable ...

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