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Doran relishing being back in the fast lane on tour

Racer Christie Doran has been backed for a title drive after signing a new deal with one of the country’s top teams.

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East Stirlingshire v Whitehill Welfare;  Pic by Alan Murray

Shire start as they mean to continue and cruise to victory

A word of warning to East Stirlingshire’s opponents – be on guard straight from kick-off.

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Trophy time for lady curlers

Trophy time for lady curlers

Eight curling teams competed for the Arnold Seftor Trophy first presented in 1982 at The Peak in Stirling.

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Eddy Leginus helped Fury win 74-68. Picture Michael Gillen.

First cup NOT the sweetest for Falkirk basketball champion Eddy

Sony Centre Fury’s Eddy Leginus celebrated his first league win by hitting some key points to see off Boroughmuir Blaze.

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New president David Manion

New angling president hooked

David Manion, Linlithgow resident for 11 years and originally from Yorkshire, has been elected president of Linlithgow Angling Club.

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Brown Ferguson saw his late change earn the Warriors a point.

Albion Rovers 1 Stenhousemuir 1: Super sub Mason salvages point

Debutant Mason Robertson made an instant impact for Stenhousemuir as he came off the bench to net a late equaliser for the Warriors.

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Aaron Muirhead again found the net from the spot. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Morton 2 Falkirk 2: Cracking goals can’t separate play-off rivals

Falkirk’s undefeated run continued at Cappielow on Saturday, after a highly entertaining end-to-end 2-2 draw with Greenock Morton.

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Fury are champions again. Picture by Michael Gillen

Sony Centre Fury regain basketball title

Sony Centre Fury knocked reigning champions Boroughmuir Blaze off the throne of Scottish basketball in a 74-69 win at The Mariner.

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Jim Jefferies is joining Edinburgh City. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Jim Jefferies joins Edinburgh City as sporting director

Edinburgh City have appointed Jim Jefferies as sporting director.

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Denny teen triumphs in national karate competition

A youth from Denny won a prestigious ‘invitation only’ competition which included the best young karate fighters in the country

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09-02-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. Westquarter and Redding Cricket Club, Sunnyside Road, Brightons. Club receiving funding from Community Schools Charity 2008 to buy 6 Kwik Cricket sets to place in each of the local primary schools to Braes High School.

Howzat for a boost to school cricket activity

Pupils in the each of the primary schools in Brightons will be the envy of young cricketers as a local club has donated new equipment.

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Stenhousemuir 0 Queen’s Park 2: Warriors back on bottom rung

Stenhousemuir dropped to the foot of the League One table after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Queen’s Park at Ochilview on Saturday.

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This Lee Miller 'goal' was ruled out but Falkirk were still convincing winners (pic by Michael Gillen)

Falkirk 3 Dundee United 0: Bairns back in the race

Falkirk are right back in the race for the play-offs after an impressive win over Dundee United.

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John Sludden.

East Stirlingshire squad is pushed to the limit by injury and suspension

John Sludden is preparing to test the depth of his East Stirlingshire squad over the next few weeks as suspension and unavailability alter his selection choices.

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Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson

Stenhousemuir looking to maintain momentum against Queen’s

Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson says it’s a measure of the progress his side have made in recent months that they came away from Glebe Park disappointed to ‘only’ draw with Brechin City.

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Mystery Pic - The Benchman February 9, 2017. Can you recognise the team and any familiar faces?

BENCHMAN: Ungag our referees

Rugby officials are wired for sound, and The Benchman calls for football whistlers to do the same.

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Adam Hammerscmidt was MVP. Pic by Michael Gillen

Austrian Adam lands the golden ball in final

Adam Hammerschmidt played through the pain barrier to secure the Scottish Cup for Falkirk Sony Centre Fury.

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Joe McKee received high praise from Peter Houston after his Bairns debut. Pic by Michael Gillen

Joe was last resort but staked his case for a first-choice pick

Peter Houston swooped to sign Joe McKee in the last two hours of the January transfer window then pitched him straight into the derby-day cauldron against Dunfermline.

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Baird gave the Bairns the lead against Dunfermline. Pic by Michael Gillen

Houston: I had faith in Baird

Falkirk boss Peter Houston has kept faith with John Baird and the little stirker has rewarded him with goals.

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