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Tigers take on Yinnar

MIRBOO North centre Amber Sanders chases a loose ball in the C Grade match against Yinnar.   A Grade Mirboo North 47 defeated Yinnar 39 Best: Jess Le Page Coaches: Mikaeli Hilliar   B Grade Mirboo North 46 defeated Yinnar 44 Best: Karli Densley Coaches: Alexia Andrews   C Grade Mirboo North 19 lost to […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots punish Drouin

AFTER trailing the bottom side at quarter time, top side Leongatha punished the Hawks from there on recording a 105 point win at Drouin. The first quarter was surprisingly even although had Leongatha kicked a little straighter it would have lead at the first break. The wind was blowing across the ground and this had […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Island too strong for Stars

Women’s IN freezing conditions, Inverloch’s senior women’s team fought hard against a strong Phillip Island attack. Inverloch’s defence worked hard to shut down the onslaught from the Island team and at half time the scores were two nil. In the second half, Inverloch came out firing and it wasn’t long before it had put a […]

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Lions triumph over MDU

  MDU fought it out against a tough Stony Creek side, but ultimately the points belonged to the Lions. In a scrappy game, getting points on the board was difficult for both sides. The defence worked hard to fend off the forwards, and just seven points separated to the two sides going into quarter time. […]

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Inverloch-Kongwak overcomes Island

PHILLIP Island went down by just five points to ladder leaders Inverloch Kongwak at Inverloch on Saturday afternoon. In very windy conditions the Island jumped away to the perfect start, kicking the first four goals of the game before Inverloch hit back late in the first term with a goal into the strong breeze. At […]

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Venus Bay lifesavers retain club of year title

VENUS Bay Surf Lifesaving Club has been awarded the Victorian Lifesaving Club of the Year for the second consecutive season. The club received the coveted Beaurepaire Shield at the Life Saving Victoria Awards of Excellence evening in Melbourne recently. The title is incredibly hard to win and Venus Bay faced stiff competition in Portsea. Venus Bay members […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

250 a milestone for Roughead

  JARRYD Roughead, current Hawthorn captain, must have wondered for a time his AFL football career was over. Take the clock back to 2015 and Roughead had different things on his mind-his health. When he had a melanoma removed from his lip that year and in May, 2016 it was diagnosed it had spread to his lungs […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Smith Steel clears the way

ALL steel was cleared at a successful clearing sale at Pound Creek last Friday. After 40 years of operation, Smith Steel closed recently and all left over stock and items were auctioned. There was plenty of interest, with more than 300 people registering on the day. The auction kicked off at 10am and SEJ agents […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Teens dress in finery

YEAR 12 students from Wonthaggi Secondary College attended the school’s annual formal at Silverwater Resort, San Remo recently. Ninety-seven students dressed up for what was on the school’s best ever formals. The event was well supported by staff who took photos on the night, knotted ties and prepared snacks. DJ Tim did an incredible job […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Mathematical minds

TARWIN Lower Primary School students Charlie, Grade 4, and Celeste, Grade 5, learnt about shapes recently. They also provided the voices to the two main characters, Jack and Mary, in the school’s recent animation, Nerran and Ngurran – an animated short film.

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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