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Kirkintilloch curler Ross chasing his Olympic dream

Kirkintilloch curler Ross Paterson helped get his team off to a winning start in 2017 as they step up their efforts to land a place in next year’s Winter Olympics.

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Valencia Wright, from Lenzie, with Laura Muir at the inter-district championships in Edinburgh

Gold and silver for Valencia

Lenzie athlete Valencia Wright struck gold and silver medal at the recent inter-district cross country championships in Edinburgh.

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Members of the Thistle Divers Club which was formerly based in Kirkintilloch

Thistle Divers give members the best of British

For anyone wishing to take up the sport of scuba diving, the Thistle Divers can guarantee they will benefit from the best of British.

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Action from a game on Kilsyth Curling Pond in the 1930s

Curling club is still going strong after 300 years

This year was a particularly special one for a curling club which has a number of members from Kirkintilloch.

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Action at Ashfield (pic by Ian Adam)

Glasgow Tigers attract another major meeting to city

Glasgow Tigers are set to host another major speedway meeting in 2017 as the Ben Fund Bonanza travels north of the border for the first time.

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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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Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell

Rob Roy out to end year on a high against Cumnock

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy will be out to strengthen their position as Super League leaders by defeating third-placed Cumnock on Saturday.

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Dan Bewley of Glasgow Tigers (pic by Ian Adam)

Hot prospects complete Glasgow Tigers line-up for next year

Glasgow Tigers have completed their 2017 line-up by signing two of speedway’s hottest prospects.

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Tom Perry of Glasgow Tigers. (Pic by Ian Adam)

Perry signs up as Glasgow Tigers’ latest recruit

Tom Perry will be a Glasgow Tiger in 2017 - and insists he has signed for the biggest club in the SGB Championship.

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New Glasgow Tigers signing Jack Smith with dad Andy at Ashfield last season. (Pic by Ian Adam).

Tigers sign top talent Smith as they build up 2017 squad

Glasgow Tigers have moved to sign exciting British talent Jack Smith as one of their reserves for 2017 - adding him to their growing asset base.

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Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell

Rob Roy boss wary of Perthshire threat

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell is taking nothing for granted as his side prepare to make the short journey to Keppoch Park for Saturday’s Scottish Junior Cup clash with Glasgow Perthshire.

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Lenzie Youth Club's Ian Stevenson receives the East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Cultural Trust Contribution to Sport award from Trust chair Anne Jarvis

Top East Dunbartonshire’s coaches honoured at awards ceremony

An awards ceremony has honoured the work done in their local communities by East Dunbartonshire’s sports coaches and volunteers.

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Richard Lawson of Glasgow Tigers (pic by George Mutch)

Lawson signs on again with Glasgow Tigers

Richard Lawson has signed up for a third consecutive season with Glasgow Tigers; and insists there's nowhere else he'd rather be.

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Glasgow Tigers 2017 signing Aaron Summer. (pic by Ian Adam)

Glasgow Tigers snap up Aussie Summers

Glasgow Tigers have made KO Cup-winning captain Aaron Summers their first signing for the 2017 SGB Championship campaign.

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Action at Ashfield (pic by Ian Adam)

Glasgow Tigers secure Saturday night speedway

Saturday night will be alright for riding next season after Glasgow Tigers secured permission for a change in race meeting days.

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Make sure you don’t get too down on head advice

You are falling back is a comment that almost every golfer has been told at some time or other. The question is why?

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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Balmore Golf Club trio Christopher MacLean, Neil McConnachie and James Wilson after winning the Scottish Men's Club Championship

Balmore golfers win European silver medal

A team from Balmore Golf Club flew the flag for Scotland by finishing second in the European Men’s Club Trophy in Portugal.

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Bishopbriggs Gymnastics Club returned with an impressive haul of 21 medals after dominating the Scottish Tumble Championships in Perth

Bishopbriggs gymnasts dominate Scottish championships

Bishopbriggs Gymnastics Club returned with an impressive haul of 21 medals after dominating the Scottish Tumble Championships in Perth.

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Aftermath of  Callum Boyd slew footing incident with Kyle Haines at Fife Flyers v Braehaad Clan (Pic: Steve Gunn)

Ban increased but late appeal dismissed

Ice hockey’s disciplinary bosses have reviewed several flashpoints in the weekend games between Fife Flyers and Braehead Clan.

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