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Masters prepare for T20 under lights at Horsham City Oval

MASTERS: Phoenix Hopper, David Hopper, Howard Schier and David Berry prepare for Masters Cricket. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A Horsham Cricket Association Twenty-20 Masters tournament featuring the competition’s stars from yesteryear will start under lights at Horsham City Oval on February 4. The competition, developed through a Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly program to encourage people back into sport, will feature Jung Tigers, Horsham Saints and Lubeck-Murtoa teams. The tournament will run for six […]

Horsham junior basketballers impress in representative sides

Horsham junior basketballers have been busy as they continue to impress in development pathway and representative competitions.

Horsham Hornets ready for semi-final action

Horsham Hornets men’s and women’s teams will vie for a grand final berth on their home court when they start their 2016-17 Country Basketball League finals campaigns on Saturday night.

Horsham Angling Club twilight competitions delight

Horsham Angling Club had a great turnout for its three twilight competitions on the Wimmera River.
It was great to see so many keen young anglers taking part.

New name for North Ballarat Rebels

[ Under-18 TAC Cup AFL pathway club North Ballarat Rebels has changed its name to better reflect the regions from which it draws players. The club will now be known as the Greater Western Victorian Rebels. The Rebels program, involving teenage boys and girls, is affiliated with AFL regions Wimmera-Mallee, Goldfields and Western District. Rebels […]

Bright Boy wins Great Western Cup

BEFORE THE BARRIER: Stawell trainers Terry and Karina O’Sullivan shared in the spoils at the annual Great Western Cup meeting.

Mini boom for West Wimmera | PHOTOS

COOLING OFF: Jenna Lockhart, 4, enjoys an ice-cream while cooling off in the shallows of Lake Charlegrark near Goroke. Jenna and her family, from Naracoorte, have been among the many water-sport enthusiasts making the most of idyllic summer conditions. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Australia’s geographically unique west Wimmera is building towards a mini eco-tourism boom as people flock to the region to experience conditions in the state’s most expansive wetland system.

Wimmera and southern Mallee ideal for state solar plan

Development leaders have pounced on a State Government plan to play a key role in developing regional solar farms, by declaring the Wimmera-southern Mallee ideal for solar-power generation.

Rupanyup’s turn for taste of silo art

Examples of Julia Volchkova's work in Penang.

The east Wimmera township of Rupanyup is primed to take a profound step into the international world of art when it provides the next installment for Yarriambiack Shire’s Silo Art Trail.

Holiday fun

HOLIDAY FUN: Kings and Queens Summer Holiday Club leaders Jordan Ritchie, left, and Patrick Houghton enjoy artistic activities with youngsters Jonty and Kassidy Blair at Horsham’s Wimmera Trade Training Centre. The free program from primary-aged children runs until Friday. The club is the result of collaboration between Horsham Presbyterian Church, Horsham Church of Christ, Operation […]


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