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Archive for: September, 2017

Who will win the AFL Grand Final… Adelaide or Richmond

The Weekly Advertiser took to the street to ask people their tips for the AFL Grand Final.

More success for Sacha McDonald

Former Edenhope-Apsley netballer Sacha McDonald has been named in the 2018 Victorian Fury squad. The Victorian Fury is the state’s representative team in the Australian Netball League, the feeder competition for the country’s most elite netball league, Suncorp Super Netball. The squad of 15 represent Victoria’s most exciting emerging netball talent selected to train and […]

Laharum students join Walk To School in October

WALKING FOR HEALTH: Laharum Primary School pupils join hands in preparation for VicHealth’s Walk to School program next term. Sienna Wood, Enid Knight and Jade Adams lead the way for school-mates. The Walk to School program, running since 2006 and involving primary school children across the state, encourages the youngsters to decorate their shoes, bicycles […]

Horsham-Natimuk Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride raises $11,000

Darrell Jeffries on his 1911 BSA at the Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride participants at Glen Logan in Horsham.

GIDDY UP, CHAPS! Darrell Jeffries shows off the full clobber on his historic 1911 BSA motorcycle at Glen Logan in Horsham during an annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride between Horsham and Natimuk. Participants in ride projects raised $11,000 for men’s health support and prostate cancer research. Mick Payne of Natimuk was the fourth highest fundraiser in […]

Nick Pekin to coach Harrow-Balmoral in 2018

Nick Pekin

Nick Pekin will coach Harrow-Balmoral in Horsham District football next year. The talented on-baller, 27, confirmed he would step up from his assistant-coaching role to fill the shoes of coach of the past three seasons Paul Cleaver. “I thought the time was right to take on the role. Perhaps we can take it to the […]

2017 Wimmera Football League team of the year

Radio stations 3WM and MIXX FM Local Footy Live callers have picked their Wimmera Football League team of the year. The team features Louie Dalziel from Horsham as coach and heavy representation from grand-final teams Horsham and Minyip-Murtoa. The team – B: Alexander McRae, Horsham Saints; Rhona Conboy, Horsham; Ben Lakin, Horsham. HB: Adam Haslett, […]

Home-grown depth propels Horsham footballers to 26th senior flag

PRESSURE: Horsham’s Billy Lloyd gets a kick away despite the best efforts of Minyip-Murtoa’s Sam Winfield. The Demons went on to win the grand final 7.19 (61) to Minyip-Murtoa’s 5.7 (37).  Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

An ability to tap into family dynasties continues to consolidate Horsham as the annual team to beat in Wimmera Football League.

Horsham Saints netballers still celebrating after A Grade premiership triumph

WE’RE THERE! Horsham Saints players rush to embrace each other and Saints supporters on the sidelines erupt in celebration as the final whistle sounds in Wimmera Netball Association’s A Grade grand final at Dimboola. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Saints A Grade coaches and players are still trying to piece together the circumstances that led to a fairytale come-from-behind premiership win.

Bowls added to annual Ararat Hospital charity golf day

Bowlers will join golfers this year in an Ararat Hospital Charity Golf and Bowls Day at Chalambar Golf Club on October 15. And golfers again have an opportunity to win a car if they achieve an elusive hole-in-one during the event. As well as a three-person ambrose event, an open triples bowls competition has joined […]

Stawell’s Tom Walker, Jess Cass shine at Halls Gap

Champion schoolboy athlete Tom Walker added another feather to his colourfully plumed cap when he brilliantly won Stawell Amateur Athletic Club’s King of the Mountain at Halls Gap.


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