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Archive for: October, 2016

2017 Horsham District Football Netball League draw released

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS: Reigning Horsham District Football Netball League premiers Southern Mallee Giants will face off against Jeparit-Rainbow in round one of the 2017 competition. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Horsham District Football Netball League’s 2017 season will start on April 8, a week before a full bye during Easter. League officials have released a competition draw, which will again feature a top-six finals series. Reigning premiers Southern Mallee Giants will play Jeparit-Rainbow and runner-up Harrow-Balmoral will tackle Kalkee in the opening round. A league […]

Paul Preusker, Holly McKechnie eye back-to-back Horsham Cups with Magic Consol

By SARAH SCULLY McKenzie Creek trainer Paul Preusker and jockey Holly McKechnie are eyeing back-to-back Millers Horsham Cup victories on Friday with consistent gelding Magic Consol. Preusker said the seven-year-old was in better form in the lead-up to this year’s $50,000, 1800-metre feature than when he won the race in 2015. “He’s on his 11th […]

Another double-header test for undefeated Horsham Hornets

KEY: Centre Damien Skurrie, pictured playing against Terang, was a standout for Horsham Hornets against Corio Bay on Saturday night. The Hornets held on to win the match by two points in a thriller. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Horsham Hornets have jumped to the top of the 2016-17 Country Basketball League south-west conference ladder after defeating Corio Bay and Colac in a double-header at the weekend.

Grampians cricket: Swifts-Great Western only undefeated team

After two rounds of Grampians Cricket Association A Grade, Swifts-Great Western is the only undefeated team.

Horsham cricket: A Graders search for critical form

Horsham Cricket Association’s A Grade players will continue to search for critical early form with another series of one-day games at the weekend.

Stawell’s O’Sullivans win St Arnaud Cup with Golden Oldies

BEFORE THE BARRIER: Stawell trainers Terry and Karina O’Sullivan added the 2000-metre 2016 St Arnaud Cup to their trophy cabinet, courtesy of Golden Oldies.

Wimmera cricketers win Western Waves selection

Several Wimmera and Grampians junior cricketers have won selection in an under-18 Western Waves girls team to contest state championships in December. Brim-Kellalac-Sheep Hills’ Anna Habel will captain the side, coached by former Waves players Steph Townsend and Eliza Smith. Other members of the 13-player team include Milly McIlree, Nhill, Emily Goodman, Grampians, Shanaye Alexander, […]

Fish biting on the Glenelg; Zac Cross’s monster catch

ONE THE BITE By SHANE SHIELLS Hans Schampers landed a 1.325-kilogram eel to win a Horsham Angling Club Glenelg River competition open section. The contest at Pritchards campground attracted 15 adults and eight juniors, who enjoyed catching a variety of fish. Bream won anglers the first four placings with Rod Garth winning the seniors section […]

Horsham volleyballers gain experience from Australian Volleyball League coaches

FULL VOLLEY: Volleyball Horsham junior members will use the experience with Australian Volleyball League coaches at the weekend for bigger things in the next six weeks.

Spirits strong at Wimmera German Fest

FESTIVAL FUN: The weather might have been cool but the conditions failed to dampen the spirits of the hundreds of people who attended the 2016 MIXX FM Wimmera German Fest at Horsham Showground on Saturday. From left, Kelly Schilling, Bonnie Severin, Maddy Clohesy and Ash Magor were among patrons who donned German outfits to get […]

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