An Irish skipper and crew sailed into top spot at the Tarbert-based Silvers Marine 41st Scottish Series which finished on Monday.
Robert McConnell, from Howth Yacht Club, and his Waterford harbour sailing team on ‘Fool’s Gold’ took the overall title, won IRC class two and will take home the trophy for the best IRC class boat.
For the full story see the Argyllshire Advertiser, May 29 2015, also available online
Despite a 2-0 defeat against Inverness in the first round of the Scottish Cup on Saturday May 9, Kilmory hope
to bounce back at home on Saturday May 16 against Bute.
The Lochgilphead team were down seven regulars when it took on a quality Inverness side.
Read more in the Argyllshire Advertiser, May 15, also available online.
Despite freezing conditions, competitors and marshals turned out on Sunday for the sixth annual Inveraray Jail Break run.
Overcoming the wet and windy conditions, children and adults stiffened their sinews and did what runners do best – went for it in fine style, with several race records broken on the day.
Read the top results in the Argyllshire Advertiser, May 8 2015, also online.
Athlete Jilly Lefebvre ran a blistering under-11s four lap race shattering the Argyll age record at Oban on March 21 2015.
At the Sports Hall Athletics Argyll Final, Jilly, the under-11 champion, recorded 54.5 seconds, which is almost three seconds faster than the previous mark of 57.3 seconds.
For a full round-up of the athletics finals see the Argyllshire Advertiser, March 27 2015, and also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Red Star travelled to Paisley for their Premier Two encounter on Saturday, February 14 2015, and despite creating plenty of chances could only take home a share of the points.
The game did not start well for Star as the team found themselves a goal down after 10 minutes, when a neat through ball was met by the Paisley forward who scored past the advancing Kalache to make it 1-0.
Read the full match report in the Argyllshire Advertiser, February 20 2015, also available as a digital edition from the same date.
Red Star welcomed old foes Paisley to the Ropework on Saturday November 29 in what usually proves a close encounter.
However on this occasion it was the Lochgilphead side which ran out winners with Docherty helping himself to five goals.
Read the full report in the Argyllshire Advertiser, December 5 2014, also available online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
The man who helped put Lochgilphead Soccer Centre on the map of footballing excellence has hung up his football boots and chairman’s cap.
Graham Whitefield has headed up the sports charity for fours years, following an eight-year stint as the centre’s secretary.
See the Argyllshire Advertiser, November 28 2014 for more. Also available online from the same date at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A sixteen-year-old sailor from Ardfern is knocking on the door of the Great British junior sailing squad after a rollercoaster year of competitions.
Tom Graham has been ranked 11th in Great Britain amongst under-19 boys after 2014 was filled with a series of highs and lows for the teenager, who only started competing seriously three years ago.
Read his story in the Argyllshire Advertiser, November 21 2014, also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Lochgilphead High School’s senior boys retained their title in the MAKI (Mid Argyll, Kintyre and Islay) Schools Football Tournament.
But, in an event typically dominated by Lochgilphead and Campbeltown students the four trophies available for juniors, seniors, boys and girls headed home in different directions.
For the full story see the Argyllshire Advertiser, October 31 2014, also available online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
It was damp and dreich but the Mid Argyll Triathlon produced some stunning performances, with new records being set and personal performances exceeding expectations.
In total there were 138 athletes who took up the multi-sport challenge, which included a 500m swim, 20km bike and 6.5km run, and it was a Kilmartin man who took fi rst place with a time of 1:04:02.
For the full report, see the Argyllshire Advertiser, October 3 2014, also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital