In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express we lead on the story of a Havercroft man who has been sent for trial accused of causing a teenage college student’s death by dangerous driving.

Also in news:

- Hemsworth councillor Sandra Pickin has been appointed as the new Mayor of Wakefield.

- Olympic torch bearer Mick Cordall – who raised thousands of pounds for charity by running 28 marathons – is bringing his trainers out of retirement.

- As England prepare to take on Uruguay in their second group game tonight, people across the district have been getting into the World Cup spirit.

In sport:

- Hemsworth football star John Stones has spoken about his delight at making his England debut.

- South Kirkby maintained their bid to win the Pontefract Cricket League Division One title for the first time by beating 10-time champions Streethouse.

- Moorthorpe Rangers under 10s soccer team reflected on an epic season of success at their presentation night.

- A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus pigeon racing news.