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Sporting photo nostalgia: King’s Lynn Dawbarns Pearson Netball League awards at Lynnsport, Jimmy White v Joe Perry at Kingswall Hyundai North Lynn industrial estate, King Edward VII High School U14 cricketers, Lynn News table tennis challenge with Harvey Webb and Dave Evans, Norwich City U19 David Chick visit East Lynn Reds U10s at Mid-Norfolk Youth League presentations





►All Our Yesterdays: May sporting moments photo nostalgia, part one

May 2000: It’s that winning feeling: Players in the Dawbarns Pearson Netball League receive their championship and runners-up trophies at the league’s presentation evening held at Lynnsport.

Bassetts took the Division One title from second place Diamonds, while Mels Angels were the Division Two winners with Magpies runners-up. Photo: MLNF-00054921

Netball. MLNF-00054921
Netball. MLNF-00054921

May 2000: The Whirlwind, Jimmy White, was blown off course by local professional Joe Perry when the fans’ favourite visited Lynn.

The two stars visited Kingswall Hyundai on the North Lynn industrial estate to sign autographs and chat to around 250 visitors before going on to Lynnsport for an exhibition match watched by 750 fans. White rattled off a 135 break, but Perry replied with a 129 and the Wisbech ace went on to win 6-3.

Photo: MLNF-000552824

Jimmy White v Joe Perry. MLNF-000552824
Jimmy White v Joe Perry. MLNF-000552824

May 2000: Lynn’s King Edward VII High School under 14s cricket team won the county cup, beating Norwich in the final which was held over from the previous season.

Back, from left, Steven Cockerell, Grahame Spooner, Tom Burnett, David Bowman, Philip Dorrington, Nicholas Austin, Ben Thompson; front, Andrew Saunders, Nic Bull, Aaron Nicol, Dean Bush (captain), Nic Blake, Matthew Watson.

Photo: MLNF-00053287

KES U14. MLNF-00053287
KES U14. MLNF-00053287

May 2003: Seven teams competed in the Lynn News table tennis challenge and some of the players are pictured here. It was judged a success and plans were made for it to become an annual event for local companies and organisations.

Harvey Webb and Dave Evans, from the English Table Tennis Tournament made a guest appearance and duly reached the final where they beat Superblades coaches Steve Goodale and Graham Rogerson.

Photo: MLNF-03051050

Lynn News table tennis. MLNF-03051050
Lynn News table tennis. MLNF-03051050

May 2003: Norwich City U19 player David Chick presented trophies to East Lynn Reds U10s.

This was at the Mid-Norfolk Youth League presentation night.

David Chick/East Lynn. MLNF-03051162
David Chick/East Lynn. MLNF-03051162

Photo: MLNF-03051162



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