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John Burgess joined the Grantham Journal as sports editor in 2006.

Village side still searching for first victory of the season

28 May 2022
Village side still searching for first victory of the season

Village side still searching for first victory of the season

28 May 2022

Even a score of 94 not out and a two wicket haul from Sammy Hardy was not enough to bring the points home for Barrowby for the first time this season.


Cricket club enjoys wins all around

27 May 2022
Cricket club enjoys wins all around

Cricket club enjoys wins all around

27 May 2022

Grantham CC celebrated its first perfect weekend of 2022 with four convincing wins recorded across the club.


Meet the Gingerbreads' new chairman

27 May 2022
Meet the Gingerbreads' new chairman

Meet the Gingerbreads' new chairman

27 May 2022

Grantham Town's new chairman says he finally feels he is getting his feet under the table at the Gingerbreads.


Lady club golfers compete alongside partners from other clubs

26 May 2022
Lady club golfers compete alongside partners from other clubs

Lady club golfers compete alongside partners from other clubs

26 May 2022

Belton Woods Ladies' Invitation winners were Linda Tytherley and Sue Grindal.


Club runners happy with half marathon times

24 May 2022
Club runners happy with half marathon times

Club runners happy with half marathon times

24 May 2022

Grantham Running Club's Esther Fraser-Betts and John Nevard ran the Leeds Half Marathon last Sunday, along with second claim member Alex Curtis.


Carp anglers make camp at Woody's

23 May 2022
Carp anglers make camp at Woody's

Carp anglers make camp at Woody's

23 May 2022

For people who do not fish, it must be confusing to witness the different regimes anglers follow on local venues like Woodland Waters, Ancaster.


Cyclists complete ton-up ride

22 May 2022
Cyclists complete ton-up ride

Cyclists complete ton-up ride

22 May 2022

Three members of Witham Wheelers rode the Newark Castle 100 sportive last Sunday.


Last gasp win for teenage American Football side

21 May 2022
Last gasp win for teenage American Football side

Last gasp win for teenage American Football side

21 May 2022

Lincolnshire Bombers Academy started an action packed weekend of American Football, hosting the first of four under-16 tournaments.


'Man vs Fat' fooball team will compete on a national level

20 May 2022
'Man vs Fat' fooball team will compete on a national level

'Man vs Fat' fooball team will compete on a national level

20 May 2022

A group of overweight lads came together in October to play seven-a-side football with the aim of losing weight whilst playing the game.


Town club athletes contest county championships

19 May 2022
Town club athletes contest county championships

Town club athletes contest county championships

19 May 2022

Athletes ran, jumped and threw to secure 16 county titles, four club records and 11 PBs at the recent Lincolnshire Athletics Championships.


Have a flutter at this local horse racing meet at the weekend

19 May 2022
Have a flutter at this local horse racing meet at the weekend

Have a flutter at this local horse racing meet at the weekend

19 May 2022

Watering is under way at Garthorpe ahead of the Melton Hunt Club’s annual meeting there on Sunday.


Sailing silverware decided on final race

17 May 2022
Sailing silverware decided on final race

Sailing silverware decided on final race

17 May 2022

Grantham sailor Val Millward contested the second Challenger event of 2022, held at Burghfield Sailability, Burghfield Sailing Club, near Reading.


Football trials offer you a chance to play football for the best Academy in the area

16 May 2022
Football trials offer you a chance to play football for the best Academy in the area

Football trials offer you a chance to play football for the best Academy in the area

16 May 2022

Grantham Town FC Academy are holding trials for players aged from under-12 to under-18.


Low fish count in latest match on canal

15 May 2022
Low fish count in latest match on canal

Low fish count in latest match on canal

15 May 2022

Although the weather has warmed up, Grantham Canal was in a dour mood for the Bottesford and District Angling Association club match last Sunday.


Tyre exploding ruins race at Silverstone

14 May 2022
Tyre exploding ruins race at Silverstone

Tyre exploding ruins race at Silverstone

14 May 2022

The Balfe Motorsport duo of Shaun Balfe and Adam Carroll arrived at Silverstone as British GT Championship leaders following their win at Oulton Park.


Club's family trio race in capital city 10k

13 May 2022
Club's family trio race in capital city 10k

Club's family trio race in capital city 10k

13 May 2022

The Vitality 10,000 was held once again on May Day and attracted some of Britain's top club runners for the incorporated National 10k Championship.


Town cricketers triumph in weekend double header

12 May 2022
Town cricketers triumph in weekend double header

Town cricketers triumph in weekend double header

12 May 2022

Grantham CC first XI enjoyed double league and cup delight at the weekend with victories over Market Deeping and Wollaton CC.


Town am-dram group's play is a tribute to TV comedy writer royalty

11 May 2022
Town am-dram group's play is a tribute to TV comedy writer royalty

Town am-dram group's play is a tribute to TV comedy writer royalty

11 May 2022

St Peter's Hill Players paid tribute to their patron Eric Chappell, who sadly died three weeks ago, with his comedy play 'Wife After Death'.


Town teenagers play football in Holland

10 May 2022
Town teenagers play football in Holland

Town teenagers play football in Holland

10 May 2022

Grantham Town under-14s returned to the UK following an intense five days in Holland, playing three tournament days over the Easter period.


Cycling club winners collect their awards for last season's efforts

09 May 2022
Cycling club winners collect their awards for last season's efforts

Cycling club winners collect their awards for last season's efforts

09 May 2022

Witham Wheelers present trophies for last season's race winners last week.


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