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Local volunteer wins state award

THE most outstanding members of Life Saving Victoria have been recognised at the 15th annual Awards of Excellence night, with Kimberly Gee of Venus Bay SLSC picking up a prestigious honour. Kimberly was awarded Volunteer Training Officer of the Year in her role as director of education and training at the club, something that came […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Korumburra’s top guns

KORUMBURRA Gun Club members Jack Stockdale from Koonwarra and Charlie Cook from Dalyston have returned from the NSW Clay Target Association state skeet carnival on top. Jack, 18, won the overall 20 gauge skeet title, and came first in the AA grade skeet doubles and second in the AA 100 target skeet championship as well […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Giants win the flag

THE Korumburra-Bena Youth Girls are the first Giants team since the change of club colours in 2015 to bring home a premiership flag after a tough match against Wonthaggi Power on Sunday, August 19. A blast of winter couldn’t hold back the determined, skilful Giants in a 4.4.28 to 4.1.25 victory. Korumburra-Bena’s U14 boys team […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Kangaroos through to a fourth straight grand final appearance

FISH Creek have hopped into the grand final with a dramatic two point win in extra time on Saturday at Meeniyan. The predicted weather held off and big game was underway under bright sunshine, Fish Creek took the early ascendancy kicking the first two through Hunt and Shaw. Hargraves for Fishy was repelling Stony Creek’s […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Phillip Island claim minor premiership

AIDED with a strong wind in the opening term, Phillip Island opened up an early buffer that would never be bested in its clash with Inverloch-Kongwak to decide the minor premiership. The Bulldogs managed to secure a 23 point advantage at the first break, with Jack and James Taylor breaking an early deadlock with goals […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Parrots crunch Bairnsdale

A NEAR full strength Leongatha outfit went a long way to atoning for its recent shock loss with a huge win over Bairnsdale on Saturday. The fired up Parrots did not give Bairnsdale a sniff as it went on a goal kicking rampage, kicking 25 goals to the Red Legs five to take out a […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Stony Creek honours McKnight family

THE McKnight family has been honoured for its longstanding contribution to the Stony Creek Football Netball Club. The club unveiled the McKnight Family Grandstand at the Stony Creek Recreation Reserve during Saturday’s home games against Toora. Stony Creek president Mark Le Page said the family’s service to the club dates back to 1931. “Officially there […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Boy daredevil 11 year old to skate Sydney’s massive ramp

A NYORA boy with a penchant for high flying aerial antics will take part in a national skating event in Sydney in October. Keefer Wilson has been invited to compete in X Games to display his skills on a massive skate ramp, in the skateboard big air event. The 11 year old will be the […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Players floored by new surface

PLAYERS in the Welshpool Basketball Association will get to play on a brand new floor this season, with the stadium at the Welshpool Recreation Reserve receiving a $200,000 facelift this winter. Madelaine Mason from the basketball association said the new floor will be playable in time for the upcoming season, which starts on Wednesday, September […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Foster victorious over MDU

FOSTER ran over the top of MDU in the last clash of the season on Saturday. Although the ground was boggy, Foster adjusted quickly and showcased some accurate kicking early. With a lot of opportunities close to the goal posts, Foster kicked six straight in the first quarter. This goal kicking campaign was led by […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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