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Kandrots in the points but Leaders are pipped by Fliers

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Point guard Martynas Kandrots hit a record personal best of 33 points, including seven three-pointers, but Barnsley Leaders’ under 12s basketball team still finished three points behind Hatfield Fliers under 12s at Darfield on Saturday afternoon. High View Primary’s Jake Barton, operating in the post role, scored seven points as the Fliers took a 10-9… Read more »


Sport – an entitlement or a privilege?

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By Bert Beaumont, Chair of the Governing Body Darfield Foulstone School of Creative Arts and Secretary/Head coach Barnsley Schools’ Basketball Club. In this year of the London Olympics I write to express my concern at the decline in team and individual sports opportunities for the majority of our school students. I do so, on the… Read more »


Lundwood reach last four after another extra-time thriller

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For the second round in a row Lundwood won through in extra-time – to book their place in the semi-final of the Barnsley Hospital Cup. They had seen off North Gawber Colliery 8-2 after an extra half-an-hour – and on Sunday morning they delivered a similar knockout blow to see off hosts Kingshead 5-3. The… Read more »


West Green strikers on fire as Albert are hit for six

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Man of the match Josh Stacey was in inspirational form as West Green overwhelmed their bitter rivals Royal Albert 6-2 on Sunday morning. It was a fiery, angry affair, with three players receiving red cards. Danny Hawcroft headed Green in front, rising to nod in a tremendous pinpoint cross from prodigy Billy Smith at the… Read more »


Fisher scoops hat-trick as Tykes triumph at Aston

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Junior Tykes under 13s made the trip out to Aston Swallownest and a hat-trick from Jamie Fisher helped them to a terrific 7-1 success. Both teams enjoyed a positive start but it was the Tykes who ultimately had the edge and created good chances. Despite all their possession they were kept at bay by a… Read more »


Shackell is ready for the Oakwell boos

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Former Barnsley skipper Jason Shackell says he fully expects a hostile reception on his return to Oakwell with Derby County on Tuesday night. Not long after manager Mark Robins departed the Reds by mutual consent, 28-year-old centre-back Shackell left Oakwell last summer to team up with the Rams, for an undisclosed fee thought to be… Read more »


Oldham returns to Barnsley CC as coach

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Barnsley Cricket Club are delighted to have persuaded former player and ex-Yorkshire star Steve Oldham to return to Shaw Lane as a coach. Oldham made a name for himself at Barnsley in the early 1970s – with his belligerence and excellence with both bat and ball. He captained the Shaw Laners in the Yorkshire League… Read more »


Locke Parkrun cancelled due to icy course

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The Locke Parkrun had to be cancelled about 15 minutes from the scheduled start time yesterday, due to bad ice on most of the course. The event was due to commence at 9am but organisers felt it was too dangerous for the runners. A spokesperson said: “The safety of the runners must always be a… Read more »