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Pigeons flying high before season break

Horsham Cricket Association benchmark team Homers appears primed for another premiership flag as sides prepare for the final round before a Christmas break.

Hornets positive as teams wind down for break

Wimmera Country Basketball League teams will head into the Christmas break on the back of tough losses at the weekend.

Tony Caccaviello to represent state

Former Horsham cricketer Tony Caccaviello will represent Victoria at the Australian Country Cricket Championships next month. Caccaviello was picked as part of a 14-person squad for the championships, which pit the best country cricketers from each state against each other in a week-long competition. The championships will be played in Shepparton from January 3 to […]

Swifts-Great Western strong in Central Park clash

A battle at Stawell’s Central Park between fourth-placed Pomonal and second-placed Swifts-Great Western has the Combine going into day two of competition in a dominant position. The Combine leads by 90 runs in the first innings with two wickets in hand. Swifts-Great Western won the toss at the weekend and put the Tigers in to […]

Tussle for ladder spots in Central Wimmera tennis

Two wins separate second from second-last on Central Wimmera Tennis Association pennant ladder as teams prepare for the final round before the Christmas-New Year break. Horsham Lawn shook off a narrow defeat at the hands of Haven in round eight to down Drung South 8-89 to 6-72 at the weekend. It was payback of sorts […]

Plumbers’ title in Stawell tennis

Delahunty Plumbing has capped off a remarkable second half of Stawell Tennis Club Friday night competition with a premiership. The team claimed the prize over early-season pacesetters Stawell Toyota. As expected, Stawell Toyota had no answers to Delahunty Plumbing’s lower-tier men, with Seth Blake, Angus Williams and Blair Clayton doing as they pleased. All three […]

Lord Of Darkness too good

Horsham trainer Paul Preusker has kept up with a steady flow of winners, heading into the festive season of racing. At last weekend’s Stawell meeting, the Preusker yard saddled up consistent performer Lord Of Darkness in a 1600-metre maiden plate. Ridden by Dean Holland, Lord Of Darkness off set his wide barrier, after working toward […]

Fun at Natimuk Bowls Club Christmas tournament

FESTIVE TOURNAMENT: Natimuk Bowling Club hosted its popular annual Christmas women’s tournament. Teams from clubs across the Wimmera including Coughlin Park, Horsham City, Sunnyside, Balmoral, Goroke and Nhill competed. Four games of eight ends were played, with a Christmas lunch and music for competitors. Pictured is the winning Coughlin Park team, from left, Shirley Shorback, Nola […]

Guy Smith to coach Big W

Former Horsham premiership mastermind Guy Smith will coach Wimmera Football League in Victorian Community Championships next year.

Rachel Ball wins Horsham Pony Club’s Ann Buwalda Memorial Award

Ann Buwalda family members, niece Eve Barnes, sister Pauline Barnes and Mum Beth Buwalda visit Horsham Pony Club to commemorate teh 40th anniversary of Ann's death.

Horsham Pony Club reflected on the 40th anniversary of Ann Buwalda’s death with the presentation of a trophy named in her honour on Sunday. The club has given out the Ann Buwalda Memorial Trophy every year since Ann’s death in 1978, when the 13-year-old and her horse Rusty were struck and killed by a car. […]


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