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Archive for: June, 2014



More than 100 family and friends helped Doris McClure celebrate her 90th birthday at an afternoon tea at Horsham Uniting Church Hall and dinner at Horsham Sports and Community Club. Guests included her children Ken, David and Geoff, son-in-law Allan Jakobi, and daughter-in-law Barb McClure and families. People also travelled from across Australia and interstate for […]

Fight for Mininera top five

By JONATHAN BOX As Mininera and District Football League moves past the halfway mark into round nine, the top seven teams will be fighting to cement a top-five and start their run into finals. Tatyoon this week takes on SMW Rovers. After Tatyoon’s stellar start to the season, winning the first six games in a […]

All-rounder winner in handicap race

GOOD FORM: Nathan Baker shows off his winning style.

Nathan Baker, 36, established himself as a sporting all-rounder when, at only his third start with Stawell Amateur Athletic Club, won a 6.5-kilometre handicap at Stawell. Already a 20-year basketballer and Stawell Tennis Club vice-president, Baker caught the running bug by participating in fun runs and finishing in the top 10 in events such as […]

Oceania championships

Dimboola hammer thrower Emma Werner will represent Australia in Oceania Athletics Championships in the Cook Islands tomorrow morning. Werner’s pet event is scheduled for 9am and she has automatically qualified for Oceania championships finals. The championships are in Rarotonga and feature 20 member federations competing across various disciplines in both the track and field events. […]

United farewell

Former AFL stars Peter Daicos and Jason Akermanis will help Natimuk United Football Club farewell its Horsham City Oval clubrooms at a family day on July 6. The pair will be guests of the club at the family event which starts at noon and includes lunch as well as comedian Pommy Johnson and a children’s […]

Saints set for a scalp

IMPORTANT: Matt Hoe is among Horsham Saints who will need to fire for the Saints to cause an upset against Horsham this weekend. Pictures: WILLAMY IMAGES

By DEAN LAWSON Hey Horsham Saints – I reckon you can beat Horsham in a huge Pelican Cup match in Wimmera Football League this Sunday. Not only can you beat the Demons, but you can also lay a legitimate claim as a serious contender for this year’s premiership. Horsham Saints meet Horsham at Coughlin Park […]

Stawell ready for rival

By KRISTIN STARICK A  split Wimmera Netball Association round has given four teams the chance to have a week’s break to prepare for round-nine games this weekend. Horsham Saints continue to look for their best team combination, bringing players up from B Grade and shifting defenders Erin Mellington and Marnie Lehmann into different positions during […]

Worthy milestone

Long-time Horsham netball star Amanda Worthy, nee Walsh, will play her 300th senior Wimmera Association game this weekend against Horsham Saints. Worthy, a Horsham Football Netball Club life-member, has played more than 200 A Grade games and is an association 200-club member. She stepped down from A to B Grade over the past few years, […]

Test against the titans

TALKING TACTICS: Noradjuha-Quantong coach Jarred Combe, above, discusses tactics with forward Sam Weddell, shortly before the Bombers seize control of the match against Natimuk United. 

Noradjuha-Quantong again gets to test itself against powerhouse Laharum in round 12 of the Horsham District League. The Bombers will look to improve on the 13-goal drubbing a month ago. For Noradjuha-Quantong to close the gap, they will need their midfield of Nathan Byrne, Jason Kerr and Brent McIntyre to do what no side has […]

Top-three position incentive

By GRANT KUCHEL The idiosyncratic draw raises its head in Horsham District Football League this week with round 12 replicating games that occurred just four weeks ago. And the game out at Kalkee will see the end of the top-three aspirations of one side this year. Edenhope-Apsley makes the journey out to the plains looking […]


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