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Mike Bacon

Archant Sports reporter

As an amateur golfer, it’s not every day of the week you can test your skills on courses like Carnoustie, Royal Troon, or Wentworth.

As the new season kicks off, Mike Bacon calls on Paul Hurst and his players to bring back the feel-good factor to Portman Road.

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In his weekly look at the world of sport, MIKE BACON takes a look at NBA basketball star LeBron James’ latest venture and why Paul Hurst is making the right noises.

Lakeside Hammers v Ipswich Witches preview

Paul Musgrove hopes the new arrivals at Stowmarket Town this summer will help them get over the line in their bid for promotion this season, writes Alex Moss.

Paul Smith has stepped down as first-team manager of Walsham-le-Willows after 18 years in charge.

Ipswich Witches skipper Danny King on his injury update, Drew Kemp and a tough few days ahead for the Suffolk side

Ipswich Witches entertain Lakeside Hammers at Foxhall this Thursday

Kingfishers, Cretingham, has been under new ownership for eight months. MIKE BACON went to to see how things are progressing at the golf club.

In his weekly column, Mike Bacon casts his eye over the Tour de France and why he is driving a golf ball more than 300 yards!

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Teen racer, 16-year-old Rob Welham put in a fantastic performance in the Speed Group F1000 Championship during the high profile BRSCC TCR Touring Car meeting held at Castle Combe Circuit, in Wiltshire

I’ve just returned from a few days rest, and I could not think of anywhere better than the La Manga Resort in Spain.

In his weekly column, Don Topley takes a look at the RHS cricket festival, now in its 19th year.

This year’s fleet of 50 timeless classic yachts enjoyed a week of technically challenging races in perfect conditions in the Solent at British Classic Week.

Nine years since last pulling on a Suffolk shirt, Ollie Bocking says could not have wished for more after making his senior debut, writes Nick Garnham.

Ipswich Witches travel to Redcar on Thursday evening in the Championship

The Eastern region cycle speedway squads each put one hand on the Battle of Britain Junior and Senior trophies on Sunday at Coventry after two incredible meetings, writes Phil Clarke.

Felixstowe & Walton have secured the services of Peter Trevivian as Head of Coach and Player Development, writes Barry Grossmith.

There was a dramatic Stenson Shield quarter-final in which Hintlesham beat Ipswich at the first play-off hole when Suffolk captain Jack Cardy saw off the challenge of 17-year-old Habebul Islam of Ipswich.

He’s one of Ipswich Town’s bright young hopes and Tristan Nydam is determined to take his chances. MIKE BACON went to speak to him.

Ipswich Witches duo Rory Schlein and Nico Covatti fell just short in the group stage of the Championship Pairs at Somerset on Friday as the Sheffield Tigers duo of Kyle Howarth and Charles Wright lifted the trophy – beating Workington in the final, writes Henry Chard.

In his weekly look at the sports world, MIKE BACON tells of his enjoyment of this weather as summer sports at last get a fair crack of the whip

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Saturday night sees a ‘Triple Formula Feast’ at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

In his regular column, Don Topley takes a look at the big Suffolk v Norfolk clash coming up

Ipswich Witches v Redcar Bears preview

Fynn Valley knocked holders Bury St Edmunds out of the Hambro Cup by seven holes at Witnesham.

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