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Owen’s drive for the top

Daniel Renfrey   KOONWARRA’s Owen Schnoor heads into the opening race of the Victorian Mini Sprints season on Saturday with his eye on the road and his mind on big things. Currently holding the 2018/19 Victorian Mini Sprints championship, the 19-year-old is determined to race his way to the top yet again and compete well […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Archie aims for big stage

Daniel Renfrey   WHETHER it be winning midfield battles for Victoria in football or scoring breakaway shots in basketball for Korumburra, 12-year-old Archie Terlich of Inverloch can do it all. Just a few months after playing for Victoria in a national football carnival in WA, the young gun has been selected to represent Vic Country […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Burra shooters excel

KORUMBURRA Gun Club members made their way to Tasmania to shoot the 2019 skeet titles recently. Four members from the club competed and came away with some great results.  Charlie Cook came out best of the Korumburra shooters, winning the Overall High Gun with a score of 247/250 and also winning the junior Overall High Gun.  […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Heather dives into channel challenge

Grace Griffith    A GRANDMOTHER of two, formerly of Carrajung, recently swam the English Channel – the body of water separating England from France. At 63, Heather Urie completed one of the most gruelling swims of her life as part of an Australian relay team dubbed the Tenacious Turtles. “I was swimming at the Traralgon […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Community,Featured,Sport | Read More »

South Gippsland Yacht Club sets sail

Daniel Renfrey   WITH a new lookout tower and many keen yacht enthusiasts hitting the beach at Inverloch on Sunday, the South Gippsland Yacht Club opened its season in style. The day marked the first of the Leongatha Toyota Series, and included a luncheon, the salute to the commodore and a race to finish proceedings. […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Talented teen taking the sporting world by storm

Daniel Renfrey   AT just 14 years old, Leongatha’s Kinesha Anderson has been balancing dance, boxing and netball, an amazing feat for anyone. The talented starlet who dances at Care, Love, Dance, plays netball for the Parrots and boxes at the Corner Inlet Boxing Club, is showing promise in all three. “Sometimes I miss boxing […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Budding boxers dominate nationals

  Daniel Renfrey   FOUR boxers from the Corner Inlet Boxing Club returned from the national titles at the Gold Coast recently, having taken out two gold medals and two silver medals. Brothers Lachlan Lewis (16 years old) and Reagan Lewis (13 years old) won gold, while Kinesha Anderson (14 years old) and Caleb Garlick […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

It’s Templeton’s track

Daniel Renfrey   STONY Creek Racing Club has a new track manager for the upcoming season, 48-year-old racing stalwart Michael Templeton of Trafalgar. He has had the role since the start of August, already has the track looking vibrant, and with a renovation to be completed this week, remains proactive. The club is in safe […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News,Sport | Read More »

Wonthaggi’s Bugboys rally home

Daniel Renfrey   DESPITE a car breakdown, Wonthaggi’s Nathan Leversha and friend Dale Thorn, who made up team Bugboys in the spring Shitbox Rally, crossed the finish line last week. The pair joined droves of drivers as they made their way from Melbourne to Townsville in their Volvo 240. While their car ran into a […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

From Parrots to Pies – Kaila enters AFLW

Daniel Renfrey   JUST a week ago, Leongatha’s Kaila Bentvelzen added another achievement to her footballing career when she was drafted to the AFLW by Collingwood with the 67th overall pick. The 22-year-old had just completed her second year at the VFL’s Casey Demons, and had also previously coached the Leongatha women’s team. While she […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

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