Ayr moved level on points with Scottish Championship leaders Dundee United after they claimed a 2-0 win over the Tangerines at Somerset Park.
Stuart Bannigan and Shea Gordon both scored and were both sent off as nine-man Partick Thistle fell to a 3-2 defeat by Ayr at Firhill.
Teenager Stephen Kelly’s first-half goal proved the difference as Ayr claimed a narrow 1-0 Ladbrokes Championship victory over Queen of the South at Somerset Park to move up to third.
A man who had not been seen since leaving his home for work more than three weeks ago has been found “safe and well”.
Substitute Andrew Nelson scored the only goal as Dundee claimed their first win of the Scottish Championship season with a 1-0 victory over Ayr.
An appeal has been launched to find a man who has not been seen since leaving his home for work almost a fortnight ago.
Ayr held off a brief Morton fightback to begin their Ladbrokes Championship campaign with a 4-2 victory.
Figures have been announced showing that Aberdeen’s high street has lost 16 stores over the course of one year.
Scott McKenna: A year ago my career was up in the Ayr but now I’m ready to reach the heights with Dons
Last year defender Scott McKenna spent January fighting a relegation battle in sleet and snow while his Dons team-mates sweated it out in Dubai.
Cup fairytale turns sour for brave Banks o’ Dee as Ayr turn on the style in eight-goal Spain Park rout
Banks o’ Dee striker Jamie Watt scored twice but lamented their poor defending as Dee’s Scottish Cup fairytale came to an end against Ayr United.
A spirited second-half performance from Aberdeen Grammar was not enough to save them from a 51-12 defeat at the hands of high-flying Ayr of the Premiership in the third round of the Scottish Cup at Rubislaw.
Aberdeen will face St Johnstone in the quarter-finals of the Betfred Cup after a 2-1 victory over Ayr United at Somerset Park tonight.