Oaklands Wolves fell to a fourth Women's British Basketball League loss of the season as they went down to a 96-69 loss to Newcastle Eagles.
Leopards face their biggest game of the season on Sunday when Reading Rockets visit Oaklands College in the National Cup quarter-final.
Potters Bar will head into this Saturday's massive top of the table clash with huge confidence after a crushing 5-1 victory away to Stevenage.
A superb head-to-head battle between Joe Kiely and Oli Stockwell lit up what was already an exciting day of racing at the Eastern & Central Regional Cyclo-cross Championship.
The hard work from the volunteers of Welwyn Wheelers to put on a fabulous Eastern & Central Region Cyclo-cross Championship was repaid by some excellent results from their talented squad.
An ideal wind produced some fast and furious action in Welwyn Garden City Sailing Club's pursuit races.
Despite taking the lead on three different occasions Welwyn Garden City ended the first block of fixtures with a frustrating 4-3 loss away to Stevenage.
Welwyn Wheelers got the perfect preparation for the Regional Cyclo-cross Championship with a number of fine performances and wins in the latest round of league action.
Welwyn Garden City climber Buster Martin has become only the second Briton to climb at one of the world's highest grades.
A judoka from Brookmans Park has claimed his third national judo medal in four years.
Leopards head coach Thomas Baker wants Essex & Herts Leopards' first win of the National Basketball League season to be the catalyst for better days ahead.
Welwyn Garden City had one of those days that players and fans of teams in every sport are all too well accustomed with - the day when the opposition keeper is truly unbeatable.
Oaklands Wolves' young side may be learning fast in the Women's British Basketball League but one lesson still to be learned is how to deal with the top sides.
Potters Bar had to settle for a second successive 2-2 draw after a ding-dong battle at Bishop's Stortford.
A forecast of good winds encouraged bigger numbers from Welwyn Garden City Sailing Club to venture out to Stanborough Lakes - even if those reports proved slightly inaccurate.
Essex & Herts Leopards are finally off the mark in National Basketball League Division One after a 97-77 home win over Liverpool.
Oaklands Wolves continue to show they can be a force in the Women's British Basketball League despite an 87-66 defeat to Leicetser Riders.
Welwyn Garden City and Radlett will be two of the four host grounds for the Herts Cricket League Readers 20/20 Cup.
It was another day of busy racing action as Welwyn Garden City Sailing Club took to the waters of Stanborough Lake.
Middlesex will use Radlett Cricket Club as their base of operations for the Royal London Cup.