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Archive for: November, 2016

Horsham cricket: Pigeons flying high

GUILE: Blackheath-Dimboola all-rounder Lachie Watts sends down an off-break against Jung Tigers at Horsham City Oval on Saturday. 	Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Homers A Graders, who again loaded up their scorebook with a lot of red ink, will attempt to score another big two-day-game win when Horsham Cricket Association matches resume on Saturday.

Horsham’s Bill Jorgensen sets sights on NSW title

ON TARGET: Clay-target shooter Bill Jorgensen will be among regional shooters competing in NSW state trap carnival in December. Picture: DEAN LAWSON

Clay-target shooter Bill Jorgensen will attempt to add a NSW title to his swag next month after clinching his first Victorian championship sash. The Central Wimmera Clay Target Club member, who also owns Horsham business J. and A. Shooting, will compete in New South Wales Clay Target Association’s State Trap Carnival at Wagga Wagga from […]

Grampians cricket: Tatyoon forfeit shocks association

By ‘ONE SHORT’ Grampians Cricket Association received a shock at the weekend, with Tatyoon forfeiting its A Grade match against Aradale The former dominant team of the past two decades was forced to hand the points to Aradale because of player unavailability. One wonders if this is a ‘oncer’ or a forerunner of things to […]

Injuries to sting Lady Hornets

Ella Bibby, pictured in action during the 2015-16 Country Basketball League south-west conference grand final, will be unavailable this week. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Horsham’s Lady Hornets have been dealt a blow, with captain Annie Brack and guard Shannon Reinheimer out of contention after suffering serious injuries.

Plaudits for Wimmera AFL draftees Tom Williamson, Jarrod Berry

North Ballarat Rebels team-mates Tom Williamson and Jarrod Berry are the toast of Wimmera football after winning selection in the AFL draft.

Wimmera volleyballers prepared for National Schools Cup

FULL VOLLEY By DAVID BERRY The preparations are done and dusted and all that awaits the players is a week of volleyball they will never forget. The annual National Schools Cup volleyball tournament will be contested across three major venues in Melbourne next week. Wimmera teams have a very good record at the event, with […]

Wimmera waterways primed for Murray cod season opening

By SHANE SHIELLS Tomorrow brings the opening of Murray cod season. Taylors Lake and Lake Charlegrark are the main fishing locations for this fish, although anglers are also catching a few at Rocklands Reservoir. There have been many reports of small cod caught from Taylors in the past month as a by-catch when fishing for […]

Darryl Dodson wins at Morphettville

BEFORE THE BARRIER By JOSH MACKAY Telopea Downs trainer Darryl Dodson continued his good form, courtesy of a strong win from Duquessa at Morphettville on Saturday. The five-year-old mare lined up in handicap over 2500 metres, with Eran Boyd in the saddle. A patient display from Boyd saw Duquessa settle back at the tail of […]

Ararat trainer Brad Hunt enjoys double dose of success

HOT-TO-TROT By TONY LOGAN Ararat trainer Brad Hunt enjoyed a double dose of success when five-year-old mare Kimama captured a C1 pace at Bray Raceway on Friday night and stablemate Lagom saluted at Terang on Sunday evening. Kimama had the run of the race throughout the 2200-metre contest when driver Emma Hamblin was able to […]

Laharum’s Kira-Ly Duplock wins Great Wimmera Duck Race

Kira-Ly Duplock, 13, from Laharum has $1000 on a Visa gift card to spend after having the winning duck in Horsham Kannamaroo Festival’s fourth annual charity Great Wimmera Duck Race. The Horsham College year-seven student then donated $200 of her winnings back to the event. She won from Max Millar from Melbourne, who took home […]

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