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Dayn celebrates career best

LEONGATHA’S Dayn Bentvelzen and his team attended the 2016/17 Victorian Wingless Sprintcar presentation night in Geelong, following the close of the season. Dayn picked up three trophies for the night. It was a career best season for him. He was second in the Victorian State Series (out of 89 cars on the points list), third in […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Boost for sport clubs

SPORTING clubs in Bass received a share in more than $500,000 in funding as part of the latest round of health promotion foundation VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, an initiative to encourage more Victorians to get physically active. The funding helps local sport clubs across Victoria deliver more opportunities for women and girls to get involved […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Sea Eagles back in form

INVERLOCH Kongwak certainly put the league on notice with its convincing win over Kilcunda Bass at the weekend. The travelling Sea Eagles were looking to make amends for the last match up against the Panthers, where they were beaten comfortably, yet it was Kilcunda Bass who drew the first blood as Jason Wells split the […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fishy outplay Tarwin

FISH Creek made its second trip down to Tarwin on Saturday to take on the Sharks on its home deck. The weather was not ideal for footy with a strong wind blowing with an icy feeling that kept supporters in their cars or, if willing to brave it, well rugged up. A couple of changes […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots survive Tiger scare

LEONGATHA was able to handle a surging Morwell outfit in the third quarter to post a 31 point win. The Parrots lead at every change but during the third quarter Morwell booted four straight goals to come within one behind of the ladder leaders. Leongatha appeared a bit lackluster, allowing the Tigers to stay in […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Disappointment will fuel Power’s hunger

WONTHAGGI Power will use the disappointment of a close loss to Maffra to fuel its hunger for a finals finish this season. The Power succumbed to the Eagles by just two points – 62 to 60 – at Wonthaggi on Saturday, with Maffra scoring from turnovers at the hands of Wonthaggi in the dying minutes […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Plenty to celebrate for the Poowong Loch youth girls

THE strength and determination of the Poowong Loch Bulls youth girls’ football team led to its first win of the season in round eight. It was a big day for the Bulls, facing off against Inverloch Kongwak and celebrating Georgia Lightowler’s 50th club game. Before joining the youth girls’ side, Georgia played in the juniors. […]

July 18th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Cyclists race over Glen Forbes gorge

CLUB racing started beside the Woolamai Race track on Saturday, and used what members know as the Glen Forbes gorge circuit. The course offers a variety with racing along the flats around Bass and Glen Forbes out to the Bass Highway before returning for the four kilometre climb up the Glen Forbes Road, and then […]

July 18th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Thrilling end to basketball season

MIRBOO North Junior Basketball Association held its autumn grand finals recently. It was great to see the community support across all four grand finals and a great crowd for all games. The night ran smoothly with a big help from many volunteers. Thank you to Flynn Burgess-Pincini who was the DJ for the night. Thanks […]

July 18th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Fishy wins for the ‘Creekers’

FOSTER travelled over the Hoddle range on Saturday to take on the top side Fish Creek at Terrill Park. The ground was heavy after some solid rainfall overnight and the Kangaroos welcomed back captain Cal Park, his brother Gareth and their dangerous little forward Justin Smith. It was a big day for the Fish Creek […]

July 18th, 2017 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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