The countdown to the 2014 Football World Cup is well underway, and hosts Brazil have set their stall out for a colourful celebration of soccer.
Buxton continued their climb up the league table after a 52-0 thrashing of local rivals Knutsford at Sunnyfields last weekend.
There was a weekend to forget for Buxton’s two league sides as the first team were heavily beaten and the seconds lost their unbeaten tag.
Buxton Athletics Club is celebrating after achieving its best season for several years in the North Staffordshire cross country league.
Students from Paul Roberts’ Modern Martial Arts recently attended the WTKA Best of British fighting Championships, which were held in Sheffield.
Disley’s Paralympic hero Dame Sarah Storey made an impressive return to the sport after claiming victory at last week’s Paracycling International Cup in Newport.
Buxton recorded their biggest win of the season after a convincing victory over Barwell at the Silverlands last weekend.
Buxton swimmer Abbie Wood just missed out on winning a prestigous award at the European Olympic Committee (EOC) held in Rome earlier this month.
Buxton boss Martin McIntosh has heaped praise on Neil Stevens after the midfielder worked his way back into the first-team fold.
Bradwell edged a hard-fought contest against Peak Dale, winning 4-2 to go joint-top of the Hope Valley Premier Division.
There was a mixed weekend of results last time out for Buxton, with the first team losing to the league leaders, the thirds being edged out in a five-goal thriller and the fourths picking up a morale-boosting win.
Jack Massey’s trainer Bobby Rimmer insists the Chapel fighter has made a terrific start to his fledgling career in the paid ranks.
Three competitors from the High Peak returned home from the recent martial arts World Championships with medals aplenty.
Buxton conceded a gut-wrenching stoppage time equaliser, as lowly Stafford snatched a point last Saturday.
Two St Thomas More School students are celebrating after being selected for the Derbyshire under-16s FA squad.
Buxton & High Peak Golf Club recently held a prize presentation for seasonal winners in the Ladies’ section.
A High Peak school has seen a clutch of youngsters impress at a regional cross-country event.
High Peak sporting stars Abbie Wood and Eric Ham were among the winners at last week’s Derbyshire Sports Awards.
Buxton manager Martin McIntosh is challenging his players to find a level of consistency as they aim to nip an unwanted record in the bud.
Chapel’s Jack Massey extended his unbeaten run last weekend with a convincing win over Tommy Gifford in Blackpool.
Hayfield’s Matt Higginbottom has signed an incremental contract with Derbyshire County Cricket Club for the 2014 campaign.
Buxton recorded a first win in eight outings after coming out on top against ten-man Blyth Spartans last weekend.
High Peak Triathlon Club was recently invited to organise a second children’s age group ‘Aquathlon’ as part of the Buxton Festival of Adventure weekend.
Buxton under-19s were held to a 2-2 draw by Staveley MW at the Silverlands last week.
Martin McIntosh is hoping for an improved showing from his players after their FA Trophy exit in midweek.
High Peak Cruiserweight Jack Massey steps back into the ring tonight (Friday) looking to extend his record to three wins out of three.
Four local kickboxers are celebrating after returning home from the recent World Championships with a bucketful of medals.
Buxton boss Martin McIntosh insists the re-signing of Spencer Harris will provide a welcome boost to the Bucks.
Buxton crashed out of the FA Trophy at the second qualifying round stage, going down by a single goal at Sheffield FC on Tuesday night.
The latest Pavilion Gardens 5K race saw the ladies’ course record smashed by international athlete Elle Vernon.
Buxton were denied victory against Marine after a terrific strike in injury time ensured a share of the spoils for the Merseyside outfit.
David Johnson, of Peaks Fly Fishing, discusses grayling and other aspects of autumnal angling in his latest column.
High Peak’s Jack Massey is gearing up for a second outing in the space of a month.
Tideswell United ended their recent slump and got back to winning ways against a spirited Bakewell Town in this seven-goal thriller.
Buxton’s top scorer Lee Morris says anything other than a top-five finish this season would be a bitter disappointment.
Buxton face two cup matches in the space of two days after their FA Trophy second round qualifying clash was called off on Wednesday night.
Buxton achieved their maiden league victory of the season at the expense of Leicester University last Saturday, with a 3-1 win.
This Sunday (November 10) sees the penultimate meeting of the season take place at Buxton Raceway and with the Micro Bangers topping the bill there is sure to be plenty of crashing and bashing.
Belper United earned another Central Midlands League South Division point on Saturday, drawing 3-3 at home to Barrowby FC.
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