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Riders take scenic route

ONE of the most spectacular rides in Victoria was held in Inverloch on Sunday, November 12. Hundreds of cyclists and their friends and families from all over Australia were in Inverloch for the 2017 Bass Coast Cycle Challenge (BCCC) and family festival. The BCCC teamed up with the Inverloch Lions Family Festival once again which […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Park run proves popular

    MORE than 250 people attended the first official Koonwarra Park Run on Saturday, to walk, skip or stroll the five kilometre course along the Great Southern Rail Trail. The event will be held every Saturday, from 7.45am for an 8am start. Event director Ebony Knox started the run in Koonwarra, after seeing the […]

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

Swan champ appointed new Demon coach

EXCITEMENT is building at Meeniyan with news former Sydney Swans champion footballer Stephen Wright has been appointed the Senior coach of the Meeniyan Dumbalk Football Netball Club (MDU)  for the next two seasons. Wright is an AFL Sydney / South Melbourne team of the century member and Sydney Swans Hall of Famer. A real coup […]

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

Foster poised for first win

FOSTER is in a good position to claim the points in the first two-day match this season having made a competitive 250 against Koonwarra/Leongatha RSL. Opener M Jones made 34 before the innings collapsed with the Tigers at one stage 7/82 and in dire straits. It took a rear guard action to propel Foster’s score […]

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

Parrots sign on new coach

THE Leongatha Parrots will be looking to go back to back under new Seniors coach Paul Carbis. The Leongatha Football Netball Club recently welcomed Carbis to the club, following the departure of premiership coach Beau Vernon. Carbis comes to the Parrots with substantial football experience, with links to six Victorian Football Association clubs: as a […]

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

Wilson named Aussie champion

MIRANDA Wilson is a national champion after a spectacular performance in gymnastics at the Australian Masters Games in Tasmania on Saturday. The Meeniyan gymnast placed first overall in the 20-29 year old, open section of the competition contested by 12 athletes from across Australia. The head coach of the Leongatha Gymnastics Club scored first in […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Joan receives life membership

JOAN Peters was recently inducted as a life member of the Korumburra Golf Club, which was awarded after four decades of outstanding contributions to the club. For 22 years of the past 40 years, Joan has been a member of the women’s committee, including the role of president in 1988/89 and 2011/12 and captain in […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Woods wows in state championships

FOURTEEN year old Jasmine Woods from Mirboo North Secondary College had a fantastic conclusion to the Secondary Schools’ Track and Field season. At the School Sports Secondary State Track and Field Championships at Lakeside Stadium on October 23, Jas won four silver medals in the 100metres, 200metres, long jump and triple jump. In each of […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Memorial shoot a success

INVERLOCH Gun Club held its annual Memorial Shoot at the Korumburra Gun Club on Sunday. This was the second of the club’s three competitions held throughout the year. It was a great turnout today with perfect weather and a great mix of skeet, tower, and continental targets. The club has held this meet for the […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

School inspires healthy lifestyles

HEALTH and wellbeing is of utmost importance at Wonthaggi Secondary College. The school celebrated Physical Education and Health Week last week, which is supported by the school every year. “It’s all about promoting awareness and encouraging everyone to be physically active,” health and PE coordinator Marty Chan said. To mark the occasion, a number of […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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