THREE members of the Inverloch Windsurfing Club are bound for Africa in a bid to make speed sailing history. Andrew Daff of Sandy Point will join Craig Spottiswood of Beaumaris and Jacques Kint from Drysdale at the Luderitz Speed Event in Namibia in October. The trio will vie to be the fastest along the Luderitz [...]
Photos courtesy Gerard Bruning@www.fourcornersframing.biz THE Leongatha Parrots were outgunned on Saturday night by a Wonthaggi team that made the most of its opportunities. Although both teams controlled the game for equal amounts of time, the Power was better in the slippery and windy conditions, with onballer Lee Warnett driving clearances through his hard in [...]
“YOU reach about 100ks and then you throw them in sideways and hope you make it around the corner.” Seems like a crazy way to drive but that’s how Leongatha’s Dayn Bentvelzen took out the Gippsland Wingless Sprint Car Series. “Racing is an adrenalin rush. I get out of the car sometimes and I’m shaking. [...]
Travis ‘Trucky’ Cameron celebrated his 250th game with the Tarwin Football Club on Saturday. This is thought to be a club record. Cameron joined the club as a Under 17s player and is in his 14th senior season with the club.
A RACEHORSE owned by a Ruby family could contest the prestigious Warrnambool Cup on May 2. King’s a Star won the Stawell Cup on March 31 and the Traralgon Cup on December 9, both worth $50,000. Now the five year old gelding is vying for a spot in the line up of the $200,000 Warrnambool [...]
LEONGATHA journeyed to Bairnsdale in the opening match of the Gippsland League, winning a stirring encounter against a young and fast Redlegs outfit. The Parrots new recruits in Cade Maskell, Aaron Hillberg and Paddy McGrath all made shining debuts for the Green and Gold whilst Tom Marriott celebrated a welcome return to the club with [...]
IT was a day of high winds from the north-west but otherwise okay as the rain held off and it was quite warm for cyclists. The main story was about 14 year old, Will Lumby, who held on for 20 km behind freshly returned veteran Kerry Pritchard over the steepish climb to Mardan. On [...]
Cricketers of the year: Sam Hughes (A2), Russell White (B1), Garry Knox (C1), Tom Eustace (B2), Donald Wylie (C2), Jakeb Thomas (under 16) and Ryan Thomas (A1).
MORE than 200 people enjoyed golf at Leongatha Golf Club on Sunday and not just for the sake of a game. They rather tackled nine holes for Dakota Rigby, an Inverloch girl enduring leukaemia. The event was arranged by family friends to raise funds for the 11 year old’s treatment, and attracted not just relatives [...]
SOME people are just built for a sport. In Alek Ryan’s case his sport is volleyball. The Inverloch teenager has recently been selected for the Australian Youth Volleyball Squad. As part of this he and 11 other young volleyball superstars will be heading to Thailand next month. “We’re competing in a junior championship over there,” [...]