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Death of tennis ace Doris Newton
12:00pm Tuesday 20th August 2013 in Sport
DORIS NEWTON, a former York school teacher and well-known sporting all-rounder, has died aged 86.
Newton, born in Leeds, lived most of her life in York and taught physical education at York College for Girls and Queen Anne School.
She was a member of Rowntree Park Tennis Club for many years and played for York Women’s Hockey Club, switching to a role as the club umpire at the end of her playing days.
She later took up bowls and was a member of York Indoor Bowls Club.
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