GIRLS CRICKET: Super Mitchelmore stars with magnificent seven

7:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Sophie Mitchelmore returned the incredible figures of 7-6 as Oxfordshire Under 13s hammered Northampton by 103 runs at Bletchingdon.

Seamer Mitchelmore’s salvo, all clean bowled, helped skittle Northants for just 22 in their ECB Women’s County League Performance Group 2 clash.

The opening bowler’s haul came in five miserly overs, which included two maidens.

Northants opted to bowl on a damp wicket and this looked a good decision after Beth Dickens bowled Charlotte Haynes for a duck early on.

The visitors bowled tidily, but Oxon managed to score at a reasonable rate, led by Grace Guthrie (19) and Mitchelmore (18).

They closed on 125-8 from their 35 overs, with six Northants bowlers each picking up a wicket.

The last time the teams met, Mitchelmore and opening partner Georgia Haworth took four wickets each.

But Mitchelmore was in no mood to share on this occasion.

Her seven wickets included four in one over, with the spell a great advert for bowling, full, fast and straight.

ATHLETICS: Lawrence Clarke upbeat despite exit

Oxford Mail:

6:44pm Thursday 27th August 2015

LAWRENCE Clarke insisted he could take some positives despite bowing out of the World Athletics Championship yesterday, writes STUART WEIR.

CRICKET: Andy Harris backing Great Tew to deliver the goods

Oxford Mail:

6:22pm Thursday 27th August 2015

CAPTAIN Andy Harris says Great & Little Tew’s home match against relegated Dinton is a “must-win” if they are to secure promotion from Division 2.

Bradley Smith determined to give British fans something to cheer at Silverstone

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

BRADLEY Smith has unfinished business at the British Grand Prix ahead of this weekend’s MotoGP race at Silverstone.

FOOTBALL: Hines relishing another top flight challenge for Oxford United Women

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

KAYLEIGH Hines is looking forward to another opportunity to test herself against higher-league opposition as Oxford United Women visit Bristol Academy in FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup group 3 tonight (7).

ATHLETICS: Lawrence Clarke accepts improvement necessary ahead of Beijing semi-final

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Thursday 27th August 2015

LAWRENCE Clarke will race in the semi-finals of the 110m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing today, having qualified as a fastest loser in yesterday’s heats, writes STUART WEIR.

BOWLS: Sandy makes amends for final defeat

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

CARTERTON’S Wendy Sandy went one better than last year as she won the Gwen Steele Unbadged Singles.

RUGBY UNION: Bicester lose to Newbury in friendly

Oxford Mail: rugby generic

7:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

BICESTER lost 41-36 at South West 1 East side Newbury Blues in pre-season.

BOWLS: Snowdon stars as Headington swoop for Hawker Cup glory

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

HEADINGTON A were too strong for their C side to lift the Hawker Cup with a 45-22 success at Oxford City & County.

ATHLETICS: Alice Hopkins and Amy Herrington hit heights for Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Thursday 27th August 2015

ALICE Hopkins and Amy Herrington starred for Oxfordshire at the Southern Inter-County Championships at the Allianz Park in Hendon.

BAR BILLIARDS: Didcot rout Vikings to top group

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6:20am Thursday 27th August 2015

DIDCOT Conservative Club pulled off the shock of the season with a 6-0 whitewash over leaders Vikings, writes PETE EWINS.

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