Summer sporting success

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This week we travel back in the Rasen Mail archives 55 years to the summer of 1960, when there was some keen athletic contests taking place in the town.

Market Rasen was hosting the Mid-Lindsey Modern School Sports Shield event, where they competed against students from Louth and Horncastle.

Pictured above, from left, are M Scott, winner of the 100yds and 220yds senior boys’ races and long jump; 100yds and 220yds senior girls’ races and long jump winner S Arnett; 880yds senior boys winner A Austin; senior girls 100yds 
runner-up D Richardson; and T Staves winner of the high jump and hop,step, jump.