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PHOTOS | St Brigid’s College swimming sports are more dress up than swimming

The year 12s at St Brigid's College swimming sports.

Horsham’s St Brigid’s College students dressed to impress at teh school’s annual swimming sports at Horsham Aquatic Centre. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Volleyballers select teams for new season

A Grade teams have formed for Volleyball Horsham’s 2019 summer season, with an even spread of players among the five teams to ensure an enjoyable and competitive season. Team captains ‘drafted’ players into five teams – Volleyroos, Shados Inala, Nuggets, Phantoms and Heidelberg, with some robust and entertaining discussion throughout the draft process. The number-one […]

Championships win as Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria State Junior Championships return to Horsham in 2020

HOSE AT THE READY: Horsham Fire Brigade junior competitors, from left, Claire Longstaff, Arjai Johnston and Riley Innes prepare for Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria State Junior Championships in Kerang this weekend. The Horsham brigade has won the right to host the titles in 2020. Story, page 47. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham has won another opportunity to host Victorian junior fire-brigade titles, which attract hundreds of competitors and their families from across the state.

PHOTOS | Top-of-the-table battle in balance in Grampians cricket

Aradale keeper Riley Wood looks to have Tom Mills stumped but was given not out. Aradale vs St Andrews, GCA.

After the opening day of the final home-and-away round of Grampians Cricket Association the top two teams are in a commanding position and a third game is in the balance.

Jung Tigers lift in finals build up

Jung Tigers is preparing for a solid assault on Horsham Cricket Association’s approaching A Grade finals after a big win over Laharum.

Basketball’s best recognised as Tim Pickert wins second MVP award

Horsham and Ararat basketballers have won recognition for their outstanding play during the Country Basketball League season. The league announced the winners of its conference most-valuable player, defensive player of the year, leading scorer, finals MVP and All Star Five awards last week. Representatives from Ararat Redbacks and Horsham Hornets and Lady Hornets all received […]

Close competitions in Stawell tennis

It was a sensational evening for Stawell tennis on Friday night with barely a breath of wind and the heat factor comfortable. This allowed for many close sets. In the first encounter, Stawell Toyota held the edge all night with a hard-fought win over a gallant Stawell Gold Mine, scraping through by four games. Stawell […]

Mitch Creek to don Aussie jersey again

Horsham basketball sensation Mitch Creek will suit up for Australia in its final two FIBA World Cup qualifying games.

PHOTOS | Horsham Golf Club women prepare for next major event

IN THE SWING: Helen Burke tees off during a Pinehurst competition at Horsham Golf Club. Players came from across Victoria and interstate to compete in the event. Future events Horsham Golf Club is preparing for include a ninth Pink Lady Day on March 18. The annual Pink Lady Day, which has attracted up to 120 […]

Leap of faith in maturing runner Dontshowyouraces

After checking the form guide for the fourth event at last week’s Charlton-Maryborough meeting, one would be required to make a fair leap of faith if deciding to invest their ‘hard-earned’ on the number-11 saddlecloth, sported by six-year-old gelding Dontshowyouraces. Eleven previous starts for a single minor placing, a long history of mentions in stewards […]

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