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Search for European Championship volunteers begins

People across Scotland are being given the chance to volunteer and be the face of the inaugural European Championships in 2018.

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Cumbernauld's championship-winning bowlers (pic by Michael Gillen)

Cumbernauld bowlers regain their place among Scotland’s elite

Cumbernauld’s indoor bowlers have bridged a 20-year gap by reclaiming their place in the Scottish Premier Divison for next season.

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Time to register for Craighalbert Golf Classic

Time to register for Craighalbert Golf Classic

Time to register for Craighalbert Golf Classic

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Pupils at Stepps Primary launch Clyde's new Easter Camp at Stepps playing fields

Clyde launch new Easter holiday camps at Stepps

Pupils at Stepps Primary School were on the ball last week when they helped kick off Easter holiday football camps being run by League 2 side Clyde.

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Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Nicknames are either funny, confusing or sometimes downright nonsensical. Football clubs are no different.

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Clyde went down to another defeat at Arbroath on Saturday (pic by Graham H Black)

Clyde face part one of vital double header

Clyde will look to end their nightmare league run on Saturday - against the only side they haven’t lost to this season.

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Lynn McCafferty with Council leader Jim Logue (right) and Michael Jarvis from HOF Sponsors  Albert Bartlett

Cumbernauld handball star takes place in Hall of Fame

Cumbernauld handball star Lynn McCafferty is among the inaugural inductees to North Lanarkshire Council’s new Sporting Hall of Fame.

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John Higgins reckons he can still win the world crown

Snooker ace Higgins believes he can still rule the worlds

Four-time World Snooker champion John Higgins thinks he has it in him to win a fifth crown in Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre on May 1.

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Julie with coaches Gerry Donaghy and Francie Connor at Golden Gloves

Kilsyth’s Julie prepares for charity boxing debut

A brave woman from Kilsyth has shown she is ready to go the distance for charity – by competing in her first ever boxing match.

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Alex White (Kilsyth Golden Gloves) and Welsh opponent Luke Fowler at the Scotland v Wales international

Kilsyth Golden Gloves fighters are boxing clever

A number of young fighters from the Golden Gloves gym in Kilsyth are proving they pack a punch by making an impact at regional and national level.

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Stevie Beattie. Pic by Michael Gillen

Beattie knuckles down despite hand injury blow

Stevie Beattie was all lined up to have his sixth professional boxing match next weekend – instead he’s going on the run.

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Kettlebell champion Caroline Dougal in action at the worlds

Banton lifter Caroline is a kettlebell world beater

A woman from Cumbernauld has proved herself to be a world beater at the sport of kettlebell lifting.

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Holly McArthur finished a terrific fourth in Prague. (pic by Bobby Gavin)

Kilsyth athlete Holly is best Brit in Prague

Kilsyth teenager Holly McArthur finished a highly creditable fourth in last weekend’s Combined Events U20 International in Prague.

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Kilsyth athlete Holly McArthur (pic by Bobby Gavin)

Kilsyth teenager earns British international call-up

Kilsyth teenager Holly McArthur has won a call up to the British team for an international athletics event in the Czech Republic later this month.

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The Cumbernauld and Lenzie scrums prepare to go head to head (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Lenzie run out the winners against battling Badgers

Cumbernauld went down 33-19 in a fairly evenly balanced BT West Division 2 clash at local rivals Lenzie on Saturday.

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Cumbernauld need new faces to boost their numbers. (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Cumbernauld Rugby Club makes urgent appeal for new players

Cumbernauld Rugby Club this week issued a “call to arms” for more players to come forward and help them fulfil their fixtures.

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Rob Sewell with his Wilkinson Sword award

Haven’t a scuba where to dive? Thistle have the answers

Anyone wishing to take up the sport of scuba diving at the Kilsyth-based Thistle Divers is guaranteed to benefit from the best of British.

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Action from a game on Kilsyth Curling Pond

Curling club is 300 years old, one of world’s oldest ... and still going strong

2016 was a particularly special year for a curling club based in Kilsyth which is regarded as the oldest in the world.

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Who did Scotland beat in March? See Question 1

Our 2016 sports quiz ... how much do you remember?

How much do you remember about the sporting highlights - national and international - of the past 12 months.

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