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Archive for: April, 2010

Tigers expect a difficult round four assignment

Pimpinio’s stunning start to the Horsham District Netball Association season will be put to the test with a daunting clash with Natimuk awaiting in round four. Pimpinio bounced straight to the top of the ladder last week following a 31-goal trouncing of Rupanyup. The Tigers can however expect a much more difficult assignment this weekend, […]

One-sided matches dominate round


By LUKE SCHUYLER One sided matches appear likely to dominate round four of Wimmera Netball Association. On paper all matches appear lop-sided, with finals-bound teams taking on lower ranked opponents. Warrack Eagles have firmed into premiership favourites after a flawless display against powerhouse Ararat last week. The Rats have been undefeated for the past two […]

Even Eagles have key ingredients

Super Saturday 2010

By LUKE SCHUYLER Warrack Eagles will attempt to abide by an early season pact this weekend when they host Minyip Murtoa in Worksafe Game of the Month. Joint coach Kyle George said the game was important for the club and one they ‘must’ win if the side wanted to push for a double chance this […]

Mountain men ready to be on song


By DEAN LAWSON What goes bang, bang, crunch and finishes with a raucous song that echoes across the northern fringe of the Grampians? If you guessed two determined footy teams keen to maintain winning momentum in Horsham District League you would be on the money. Laharum flew out of the gates to score a comprehensive […]

Huge crowd expected


A huge crowd is likely at Warracknabeal’s ANZAC Park this weekend as AFL legend Ron Barassi attends a Wimmera Football League clash between Warrack Eagles and Minyip Murtoa for the WorkSafe Game of the Month. Barassi played more than 250 games of football for Melbourne and Carlton including six premierships with the Demons, followed by […]

Red Cross movie night a success

Ararat Red Cross last week raised almost $3000 from a movie night at Astor Cinema. Spokesperson Kate Blair said the success could be attributed to the generous sponsorships offered by Ararat and district businesses who provided products for the monster raffle. The raffle returned $870. Supper was provided by Ararat Red Cross Unit members, creating […]

Walk or run on a classic fun day


For more than a decade, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk has provided communities with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise money for breast cancer research. Ararat Mother’s Day Classic is on for the second consecutive year and organisers are again keen to raise as much money as possible. Last […]

Children get crafty


Ararat district students will have the opportunity to try their hand at pottery, print-making and felting during an art and craft workshop at Ararat Regional Art Gallery. As part of next month’s state-wide Education Week, May 16-22, the free and fun workshops are designed to invigorate budding artists. District artists will host the workshops, with […]

A week of celebration for mothers

Australian Breastfeeding Association is inviting all mums and families to celebrate National Mothering Week next week in the lead-up to Mother’s Day. ABA’s Horsham group is hosting a special morning tea next Thursday at 10.30am in Nurrabiel. The Horsham library will also host a display during the week. National Mothering Week has been celebrated by […]

Feildel’s French flavour for food, wine festival


One of Australian television’s most prominent chefs, Manu Feildel, will be the centrepiece of this weekend’s Grampians Grape Escape Wine and Food Festival at Halls Gap. Sydney-based Feildel will host the festival’s popular Celebrity Chef sessions, enabling food lovers to learn from the master in intimate settings. French-born Feidel co-hosted the hit prime-time program My […]


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