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Records smashed at swim sports

JOSH Wight set new records at Leongatha Secondary College’s House Swimming Sports on Friday. Swimming in the U14 age group, Josh broke the 50m breaststroke record with 36.47 (old record 39.44, held by Thomas Bouquet), the 50m butterfly record with 29.66 (old record 31.67, held by Lachlan Harms), and the 50m backstroke record with 33.06 […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Australia reclaims International Challenge trophy

TROY Corser’s already one of the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit’s favourite sons, and the Wollongong ace was determined to add another storied chapter when he captained the Australian team in last weekend’s (January 26-28) International Challenge at the 25th running of the Island Classic. His goal was fulfilled after Australia reclaimed the International Challenge […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Preseason training about to kick off

KORUMBURRA City Soccer Club will be kicking off its pre season training this week, with the seniors starting training at the rec centre for the next few weeks until our ground becomes available. Coach Rory Cull said, “It’s always exciting to get pre-season started, we’ll begin with indoor training at the rec centre for a […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Luke sets sights on grand slam

A GRAND slam title is the goal for Leongatha tennis player Luke Marshman. Luke began his tennis career at just seven years old. Now 13, he has stepped up to play pennant for Leongatha. Pennant has proven to be a challenge for Luke, who said he enjoyed the experience and having a good hit. As […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Heat fails to deter parkrunners

INVERLOCH was both hot and humid for parkrun this week, especially after the clouds burnt off and the sun came out. Well done to everyone who came out to have a run, jog, walk or skip at Inverloch. Organisers noticed a higher number than normal head straight down the beach for a refreshing dip after […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Athletes excel at state level

LOCAL athletes competed in state competitions on the weekend. Seven competitors from Wonthaggi Little Athletics competed in the State Multi Championship in Cranbourne. Despite the heat, they performed extremely well and posted 21 personal bests. All competitors took part in five events during the championship – hurdles, 100m, 800m, long jump, discus for boys, and […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Juliet backs women’s footy

GIRLS across South Gippsland and Bass Coast are getting fired up for the upcoming footy season. Among them is Inverloch’s Juliette Townsend, who is keen to see how women’s sport will continue to grow in 2018. Women’s sport had come leaps and bounds in the past 12 months, and Juliette hopes 2018 will bring more […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Regatta sailing strong

BOATING enthusiasts descended on Gippsland over the weekend for Inverloch’s fifth annual Wooden Dinghy Regatta. The event saw a record 58 wooden dinghies race in Anderson Inlet with sailors travelling from Tasmania and Queensland to participate. Regatta Commodore Rob McNair said the event got off to a flying start on Friday, with almost all entrants […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Local hockey stars bring home gold

SIX young members of the Wonthaggi Underwater Hockey Club won gold in the 2018 Underwater Hockey National Titles held in Perth recently. Captain Brad Peters, vice captain Kasey Hoskins, Darby Hoskins, Ben Robinson, Alexandra Dhar and Nathan Thatcher featured in the winning U15 Victorian team. After a successful week long championship, the Victorian team came […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Referees required

CALLING all basketball fans, a new season is about to begin. To ensure another successful season for the Korumburra Basketball Association, the committee is looking for more qualified referees. The Allen family has been amongst Korumburra’s team of referees for years, and have found the experience very rewarding. Jo Allen has been refereeing for 11 […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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