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Matt Ingram on the podium at Northern Athletics championships

Top Performances at County school Champs

For many youngsters, Saturday was the final day for them to achieve the qualifying standards for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships. LPS athletes were mainly split between Bebington Oval (Merseyside) and Stanley Park, Blackpool (Lancashire) as the venues for this year’s county schools championships. Conditions at both venues were ideal, so the […]

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Owen Southern, Ciaran Callum GarveyScroggie, Harry Steele

High Jumpers Shine In Hyndburn Sun, and Matt Ingram in good form at Bedford

There were some strong personal performances despite the breezy conditions at the Mid Lancs League fixture at Hyndburn. This 3rd meeting of the season fell on a sunny Bank Holiday Saturday which no doubt contributed to a low turnout of LPS athletes at this pleasant Lancashire setting. Arguably the most exciting event of the day […]

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Mark Crompton

County Champion at 54

LPS athletes were spread across 3 counties as this year’s Track & Field championships that took place at the weekend. Jenny Pyatt won the senior women’s discus event with a throw of 40.52 metres which not only broke the Cheshire record, but it maintained her sequence of winning the county discus title at various age […]

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Lauren Lewis

Seniors clinch third place

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton’s senior team clinched third place on their return to division 2 of the Northern League. The meeting was held in glorious sunshine at the newly refurbished Wavertree Athletics centre in Liverpool. The event was won by a strong combined team from the Isle of Man (402), with last year’s winners, Leigh […]

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Aurora Dunne, Lucy Le Marinel & Tayla Reilly

Excellent Debut from Matthew

Seventy LPS athletes made the journey to Preston for the second fixture in this season’s Mid-Lancs Track & Field league. There were some excellent individual performances, none more so than from debutant, Matthew Hughes (U15B). The 14 year old from Formby was a comfortable winner of both 100m (12.3 sec) & 200m (24.9 sec). Other […]

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Lisa Gawthorne and Helen Sahgal first and second at the Tunnel 10k

LPS Ladies first and second at Tunnel 10k

The annual Mersey Tunnel Run took place on Sunday with over 2,500 entries. The race started on the Liverpool side of the Mersey before entering the tunnel after 1Km. It was a steady ascent for the next 2K before the athletes saw daylight on the Wirral side. The final 5K from the Wallasey ferry terminal […]

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Emily Williamson leads Chloe Bousfield

Double delight for Matt

There was double delight for Matt Ingram at the first Mid-Lancs track & field meeting held at Blackburn’s Witton Park. His leap of 13.89 metres in the triple jump not only broke the club’s junior record, but put him 3rd on the all time club rankings. Just for good measure he comfortably won the long […]

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Lucy wins triple gold

Eighteen year old, Lucy Townson, took advantage of the Blackpool sunshine to win 3 gold medals in the senior sprint events, with victory in the 100m (12.9), 200m (26.4) & 400m (60.2). Not far behind her, was Lauren Lewis 17W who also won gold in the 100m (12.6) & 200m (26.0) before taking silver in […]

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Bill Steel

Preston dominate latest Mid-Lancs fixture

Host club, Preston, dominated the latest Mid-Lancs Track & Field meeting winning both the boy’s (191) & girl’s(224) matches. There was a much improved performance from LPS girls who finished joint second (131) with Blackpool; the boys finished third behind Southport Waterloo (134.5) Remarkably, fifteen LPS girls competed at U15 level, with Imogen Ayres winning […]

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High Jumpers take the plaudits at Bebington Oval

Heavy overnight rain had left plenty of surface water at Bebington Oval, the venue for this year’s Mersesyside schools championships. Entries were disappointing, no doubt put off by the weather forecast of rain all day. From an LPS perspective it was Dave McComb’s high jump group who took the plaudits, winning all the age groups […]

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