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Archive for: September, 2015

Horsham Hornets raring to go for 2015-16 Country Basketball League season

LEADERS: Horsham Hornets men’s coach Cam Bruce, left, and women’s coach Gareth Hiscock are looking forward to the start of the 2015-16 Country Basketball League, which kicks off on October 10. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Horsham Hornets hope an injection of youth mixed with experience will propel its men’s and women’s outfits to success in the 2015-16 Country Basketball League season.

Murtoa Cup meeting offers two sports for the price of one

SILVERWARE: Murtoa-Marma Racing Club committee member David Grigg showcases the 2015 Murtoa Cup, trainers cup and jockeys cup, which are all up for grabs on Saturday. Race-goers are expected to flock to Murtoa Racecourse for the feature, which marks the start of Spring Carnival in the Wimmera.

Murtoa-Marma Racing Club will offer punters two sports for the price of one on Saturday as it combines its traditional cup meeting with the AFL grand final.

Wimmera junior tennis program to boost interest

Horsham Lawn Tennis Club has launched a Wimmera junior development program in an effort to stimulate the game in the region.

Alistair Clarkson, Matt Rosa eye AFL grand final flag

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson, 47, is set to continue his record as the Wimmera’s most successful football-coaching export when he leads the Hawks against West Coast Eagles in the AFL grand final this weekend.

Steve Schultz, Tim Wade to lead Kalkee in 2016

Steve Schultz has been reappointed as Kalkee coach, this time alongside Tim Wade. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Steve Schultz will be back coaching at Horsham District Football League club Kalkee next year – this time in a joint role with follower Tim Wade.

Horsham-owned Keep Not A Day salutes at Moonee Valley

BEFORE THE BARRIER: Horsham-owned and Darren Weir-trained galloper Keep Not A Day was an Impressive winner at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Horsham Hornets welcome new men’s sponsor

Horsham Amateur Basketball Association has scored a major off-season coup, signing regional telecommunications business Howdy as naming rights partner for Horsham Hornets.

History-making trifecta in Stawell and Ararat cross country race

The Stawell and Ararat Cross Country season ended on an historic note at Moyston with Julie Hertz, Sue Blizzard and Rhonda Rice achieving the first female trifecta for at least 32 years. The 32 years also equates to about 550 races. Club statisticians worked at the weekend to determine the last all-female whitewash – they […]

Redfin biting across the Wimmera

ON THE BITE: Redfin are starting to play nicely across the Wimmera.

Police investigate fatality involving Wimmera man

Police are preparing a report for the Coroner as they continue investigations into the death of a Wimmera man.


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