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Posted on Thursday 23 April 2015

Basketballers set fair in play offs after taking EABL title


Myerscough College’s Basketball Academy are into the next round of the EABL play offs after a comprehensive first round win.


Myerscough made light work of Moulton College to progress to the next round, with a 107 &nd .. read more

Country Fair preparations well underway

Posted on Thursday 23 April 2015

Myerscough College's Open Day & Country Fair sees thousands of people flocking to the annual  event, with 2015 set to be a record year.


The college's biggest event of the year, on Sunday, June 7th, is one of the biggest days out in Lancashire's outdoor events calendar. Crowds enjoy an action-packed family fun day out, including the usual array of demonstrations, sh .. read more

Myerscough research analyses the stresses of a professional golfer

Posted on Tuesday 21 April 2015

A Myerscough College researcher has unveiled a study detailing the ‘lonely, isolated life’ of a professional golfer.


Dr John Fry, Myerscough College’s Research Lead for Sport, interviewed twenty professionals, including Ryder Cup players and a former world number one, to reveal the particular stresses behind the glamour of the game. His findings show that many professional golfers live a lonely existence in the midst of intense rivalries and on .. read more

Myerscough College renew major Lancashire women’s cricket sponsorship

Posted on Monday 20 April 2015

Myerscough College is once again proud to be shirt sponsors of the Lancashire women’s team for the 2015 season.


Myerscough already runs popular courses in Cricket Studies at Lancashire CCC’s Indoor Centre, as well as at the college’s Preston campus, and It’s hoped the deal will lead to even more women signing up to study the sport in the years to come. The spon .. read more

Aussie cricket adventure for Myerscough student

Posted on Wednesday 15 April 2015

A Myerscough College student was part of the England Learning Disabilities cricket squad for their recent successful tour Down Under.


Thomas Wilson plays club cricket for Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria and also represents Lancashire CCC. The batsman has been part of the England LD squad for the past year and has already toured with his country to Holland.  The 21-year-old, from Scort .. read more

Another Myerscough basketball student earns American scholarship

Posted on Tuesday 14 April 2015

The success of Myerscough College’s Basketball Academy continues as another student has been awarded a basketball scholarship in the USA.


Earl Russell will travel to the States later this year to develop his game with Gillette Junior College in Wyoming for the 2015/16 season. The 19-year-old, from Warrington, is currently part of Myerscough College Basketball Academy programme, .. read more

Myerscough Sportsturf tutor makes the cut at The Masters

Posted on Tuesday 14 April 2015

A Myerscough College Sportsturf tutor has completed another stint working at one of golf’s most prestigious events, The Masters.


Work-based tutor, Wendy O’Brien was in Augusta for the event last week. It was Wendy’s 14th Master’s tournament, where she was be part of the volunteer Greenkeeping team.


Wendy w .. read more

Myerscough Basketball net national championship title

Posted on Thursday 02 April 2015

Myerscough College basketball team overcame all the odds to become national champions this week with the capture of the Association of College’s (AOC) National Championship trophy.


The title adds to the regional title won in November and saw the team defeat Colleges from across the country including Milton Keynes College, Itchen College (Southampton), Newcastle-under-Lyme College and Sheffield College before a tense final with South Gloucester and Stroud College. 

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Corporation seeks new board members

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

Myerscough College’s Corporation are seeking two new members to join the board.


The current board includes people drawn from a range of backgrounds and experience who make a vital contribution to the work of the college. Duties include attendance at Corporation meetings, committee meetings and training events. This will involve approximately .. read more

Campus roundup

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

Myerscough host High Sheriff’s luncheon


Myerscough College were delighted to be the venue for a luncheon attended by a host of past, present and future High Sheriffs of Lancashire.


The afternoon was hosted by former Myerscough College lecturer and outgoing Sheriff, Barry Johns .. read more

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