Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Out in Front

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Out in Front

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Byline: Schools Sport

Prior Pursglove College cross-country runners cruised to victory in the British Colleges Sport Regional Championships held in Huddersfield.

The youngsters now go on to represent the North-east region at the National Finals to be held in Loughborough in the spring.

Ricky Stevenson led the way home for Prior, controlling the five-mile race from the front before pulling away with two miles remaining.

Dom Shaw, running despite a niggling injury, came in a creditable fifth and Jamie Roberts (9th), Andrew Bailey (11th) and Tom Graham (13th) left the results in no doubt.

The lads will be joined at Loughborough by Prior's female volleyball squad and table tennis star Steph Donnelly.

While the runners were enjoying their day out, Prior Pursglove's footballers were easing their way into the third round of the English Schools FA Trophy with an emphatic 8-3 victory over Darlington College of Technology.

Despite heavy pitch conditions, Prior produced some fine attacking football and took an early lead through David Wood. …

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