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2019 HDFNL COUNTDOWN: Jeparit-Rainbow netballers setting goals

Player morale is a difficult thing to control, particularly when a side is facing what seems to be a never-ending uphill battle.

Renegades return to Horsham volleyball comp

The region’s volleyball fans will get to see some of the best players in Australia when Phantoms host the Melbourne Uni Renegades in Horsham on April 13 and 14.

Stawell heavyweights to lock horns

Two heavyweights will lock horns in Stawell Tennis Club’s Friday night summer competition grand final. Stawell Toyota and Stawell Goldmine will battle it out for the premiership cup. Stawell Toyota captain Shane Freeland has successfully returned to the court this season after persistent shoulder issues and will lead his team into battle. But Kim Hutton […]

Sophie Martin on a roll in Paris

Horsham teenage tenpin bowling sensation Sophie Martin was in the running to play off for an international medal. The 16-year-old, competing at 2019 World Junior Bowling Championships in Paris, France, bowled her way into third position of a girls’ singles Squad A section. She was awaiting results of a Squad B section to find out […]

Stawell’s Frank Templar wins Horsham Fishing Competition with a whopper

PRIZE CATCH: Stawell’s Frank Templar was a runaway Horsham Fishing Competition winner, hooking a whopping 4564-gram yellowbelly. He is pictured admiring his winning fish.Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Fishing Competition organisers were thrilled with the outcome of Sunday’s event despite inclement weather playing havoc with anglers during the afternoon.

Tradies Club fun with Danny Frawley and Adam Cooney

FOOTY CONNECTION: Back, football personalities and commentators Danny Frawley and  Adam Cooney join, front, Adrian and Mel Wade from business Wades of Horsham and ACE Radio Broadcasters’ chairman Rowly Paterson. Guests and staff members joined clients of The Weekly Advertiser Trade Directory at a dinner gathering in Horsham. The Weekly Advertiser Trade Directory has blossomed into a major regional guide. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

FOOTY CONNECTION: Back, football personalities and commentators Danny Frawley and Adam Cooney join, front, Adrian and Mel Wade from business Wades of Horsham and ACE Radio Broadcasters’ chairman Rowly Paterson. Guests and staff members joined clients of The Weekly Advertiser Trade Directory at a dinner gathering in Horsham. The Weekly Advertiser Trade Directory has blossomed […]

PHOTOS | Track record secures Horsham Greyhound Cup win

SLICK TIME: Orson Allen won the $67,000 Group 2 CHS Group Horsham Cup in a track record. The dog is pictured, from left, with handler Joe Briffa, Horsham Greyhound Racing Club president Ian Bibby and Chris Hopper from CGS Group. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Two-year-old greyhound Orson Allen set a new track record to win the $67,000 Group 2 Horsham Cup. The Cranbourne Cup winner, also runner-up in a Group 1 Temlee, overpowered front-running Nervous An Weird at Horsham Showground to win the 485-metre event in 26.7 seconds. The previous record, set by Got Some Wheels last November, was […]

Wind farm businesses back Sophie Martin

Horsham tenpin bowling sensation Sophie Martin’s plans to travel to Paris for this month’s World Bowling Junior Championships received a major boost from generous Wimmera people and businesses. Martin, 16, was picked as part of a four-person Australian squad to compete at the championships earlier this year. It will be the first time she has […]

Big weekend of tenpin bowling gets stamp of approval

Horsham received a stamp of approval from the state’s tenpin bowling community after successfully hosting the Victorian Country Cup for the first time at the weekend.

Teams ready for Irish tournament

Bowlers from across Victoria and interstate are in Horsham this week for Coughlin Park Bowling Club’s 14th annual Irish Triples Tournament. The two-day tournament, starting today and with prizemoney up for grabs, has attracted 28 teams. The tournament was the brainchild of Aldo Leyonhjelm and the late Brian O’Loughlin and in its 13 years the […]

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