From the sport’s archives: 50 years ago

Homing Pigeons: In the race from Tynehead (47 birds) Brechin Homing Pigeon Society results were; 1 W. Morrison (1340.6), 2 G. Whyte and Hendry (1308.1) 3 G. Whyte and Hendry (12000.7), 4 A. Bell and Son (1154.7), 5 W. Morrison (1153.1), 6 R. McGarrie (1129.4), 7 A. Bell and Son (1091.6), 8 A. and D. McDonald (557.7). Winning no 4.

GOLF: Miss Joan Smith (Monifieth), the Scottish girls’ champion won the Angus Ladies’ County Golf Association open meeting at Brechin. Miss Smith, who had four birdies were out in 34 and returned in 39 to be four strokes ahead of the runner-up Mrs G. S McInroy of Barry.

Golf: Edzell Ladies’ Golf Club July extra medal competition was won by Mrs L. Thomson (26) - 78.