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Sailors undaunted by conditions in last racing of Spring Series

Sailors undaunted by conditions in last racing of Spring Series

Sailors undaunted by conditions in last racing of Spring Series

25 May 2022

Sunday brought the last races of the Spring Series at Pentland Firth Yacht Club, with light winds and torrential showers during the afternoon.


Craig takes home Sandside Shield after excellent round of 92

Craig takes home Sandside Shield after excellent round of 92

Craig takes home Sandside Shield after excellent round of 92

25 May 2022

It has been another busy week on the fairways and greens of Reay golf course with some closely fought contests in the ladies and gents’ sections.


Struggle for anglers at Loch Toftingall competition

Struggle for anglers at Loch Toftingall competition

Struggle for anglers at Loch Toftingall competition

25 May 2022

Dounreay Fly Fishing Association anglers struggled to locate trout at Toftingall as the water hadn't cleared after being stirred up by a strong wind.


Castletown quartet are Roddy Gray Cup winners at Thurso

Castletown quartet are Roddy Gray Cup winners at Thurso

Castletown quartet are Roddy Gray Cup winners at Thurso

24 May 2022

The Roddy Gray Cup was contested at Thurso Golf Club on Saturday by 14 teams of four playing a Texas Scramble, with £575 being raised for charity.


Anderson makes light of strong headwind in Caithness time trial

Anderson makes light of strong headwind in Caithness time trial

Anderson makes light of strong headwind in Caithness time trial

24 May 2022

Wick visitor Stuart Anderson clocked an impressive 22 min 1 sec overall in the latest of Caithness Cycling Club’s weekly 10-mile time trials.


Lorna among top three females in Loch Ness ultra run – despite dog bite

Lorna among top three females in Loch Ness ultra run – despite dog bite

Lorna among top three females in Loch Ness ultra run – despite dog bite

23 May 2022

Thurso athlete Lorna Stanger took third place in the female section of the Loch Ness Ultra Marathon Challenge – despite being bitten by a dog.


Wick boxer Liall Mackenzie set for pro comeback at Highland Skirmish

Wick boxer Liall Mackenzie set for pro comeback at Highland Skirmish

Wick boxer Liall Mackenzie set for pro comeback at Highland Skirmish

20 May 2022

Wick boxer Liall Mackenzie is looking forward to his first professional fight in more than four years at a high-profile event in Inverness.


Fun and games at action-packed Caithness Pony Club camp

Fun and games at action-packed Caithness Pony Club camp

Fun and games at action-packed Caithness Pony Club camp

19 May 2022

Over 25 riders from the Caithness Pony Club recently attended a training camp weekend which was held at the indoor riding centre in Halkirk.


Thurso and Wick netball teams compete for first time since start of Covid

Thurso and Wick netball teams compete for first time since start of Covid

Thurso and Wick netball teams compete for first time since start of Covid

18 May 2022

Thurso's S1 and S2 teams welcomed their Wick counterparts this week and all the girls enjoyed being in a competitive environment again.


Alec stages recovery to win Allan Cup at Thurso Bowling Club

Alec stages recovery to win Allan Cup at Thurso Bowling Club

Alec stages recovery to win Allan Cup at Thurso Bowling Club

18 May 2022

There was an excellent turnout for the gents' Allan Cup competition at Thurso Bowling Club, with Alec Mackay staging a comeback to beat John McGill.


Steven is top performer in Abbott Risk Consulting Open with 40-point haul

Steven is top performer in Abbott Risk Consulting Open with 40-point haul

Steven is top performer in Abbott Risk Consulting Open with 40-point haul

18 May 2022

The Abbott Risk Consulting Open at Reay was won by Willie Steven with an excellent 40 points following a round of 80 made up of halves of 41 and 39.


Begg is Thurso's May Medal winner on countback

Begg is Thurso's May Medal winner on countback

Begg is Thurso's May Medal winner on countback

17 May 2022

The winner of Thurso Golf Club's May Medal was Jocky Begg with a nett 66, beating the on-form David Irvine on countback on Saturday.


MacLeod on great form in Caithness time trial despite less than ideal conditions

MacLeod on great form in Caithness time trial despite less than ideal conditions

MacLeod on great form in Caithness time trial despite less than ideal conditions

17 May 2022

Andrew “Hamper” MacLeod clocked 22 min 10 sec with an average speed of 27.1 mph in Caithness Cycling Club’s latest 10-mile time trial.


Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

Cycling legend Christina Mackenzie completes NC500 cycle in under 37 hours raising £2.5k for charity

14 May 2022

It's a new Road Record Association record as the fastest woman to cycle North Coast 500


Strengthening wind poses a challenge for Pentland Firth Yacht Club sailors

Strengthening wind poses a challenge for Pentland Firth Yacht Club sailors

Strengthening wind poses a challenge for Pentland Firth Yacht Club sailors

11 May 2022

Pentland Firth Yacht Club officials point out that sailing can be a major boost to mental and physical wellbeing, and that the ethos is to have fun.


Harness repeats hole-in-one feat in Reay senior event

Harness repeats hole-in-one feat in Reay senior event

Harness repeats hole-in-one feat in Reay senior event

11 May 2022

Reay hosted the latest round of the Caithness and Sutherland Seniors Golf Society, with some spectacular scoring in all four handicap categories.


Williamson celebrates Comm Bar Open success at Thurso

Williamson celebrates Comm Bar Open success at Thurso

Williamson celebrates Comm Bar Open success at Thurso

11 May 2022

Ross Williamson was the winner on countback in the first open of the season at Thurso, sponsored by the oldest bar in Caithness – the Commercial Bar.


Miller battles tough wind to take top spot in time trial

Miller battles tough wind to take top spot in time trial

Miller battles tough wind to take top spot in time trial

11 May 2022

Alistair Miller took top spot in Caithness Cycling Club’s weekly 10-mile time trial, with a temperature of only 10C and a tough southerly wind.


Billy secures President's Quaich in first Boat League competition

Billy secures President's Quaich in first Boat League competition

Billy secures President's Quaich in first Boat League competition

10 May 2022

Dounreay Fly Fishing Association members struggled to find taking fish during their first Boat League competition of the season on Loch Watten.


Anderson pips Malcolm to silverware in Reay's Dunnett Cup

Anderson pips Malcolm to silverware in Reay's Dunnett Cup

Anderson pips Malcolm to silverware in Reay's Dunnett Cup

10 May 2022

Another busy week at Reay Golf Club saw packed fairways with both the ladies and gents competing in a variety of club competitions.


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