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Wayne Schultz to build women’s footy at Essendon

Former Wimmera footballer Wayne Schultz has continued to forge his way into the elite coaching ranks, joining Essendon’s VFL Women’s team as an assistant coach for 2019.

PHOTOS | Horsham Hornet Tim Pickert to make history

Tim Pickert, Hornets v Terang.

Star Horsham Hornet basketballer Tim Pickert will make history on Saturday when he becomes the first Hornet to play 300 games for the club. Pickert played his first game for the Hornets in 2000 and has played in championship teams in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2008 and 2018. He was named league MVP in 2018 and […]

PHOTOS | Halls Gap Cup escapes heat

Allie Ferry, Zoe Ferry, Alana Jones and Stephanie Ferry at the Halls Gap Cup.

ON A WINNER: Champion Horsham jockey Dean Yendall had a day out at the Halls Gap Cup on Monday, riding winners in four of the meeting’s eight races including the $22,000 feature. Yendall rode four-year-old gelding Indian Thunder, pictured, superbly for trainer Darren Weir, scoring by more than three lengths from runner-up Pass The Glass. […]

PHOTOS | Solid victories as Hornets shore up spots

Jeremiah McKenzie, Hornets vs Geelong.

Horsham Hornets and Lady Hornets showed no signs of holiday rust at Horsham Basketball Stadium on Saturday night, both posting solid victories against Geelong in their first games after the Christmas-New Year break.

Mitch Creek bolsters NBA chances

Horsham basketball star Mitch Creek has bolstered his chances of an NBA call-up with continued strong performances in the NBA G League. Creek had a breakout performance with a season-high 29 points, helping his Long Island Nets defeat the Erie Bayhawks last week. He followed it up with 14 points and eight rebounds against Raptors […]

PHOTOS | Horsham Golf Club looks to build on rule changes

BLAST: John Davies blasts out of a bunker at Horsham Golf Club. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Golf Club hopes the biggest changes to the rules of golf in decades will help entice new young members to join the club as it continues to recover from financial crisis.

Speedway community shows class in memory of Mick Fitzgerald

Blue Ribbon speedway fans, competitors and club members stood united in remembrance of long-time president Mick Fitzgerald at the club’s first meeting of the year.

‘Gemma’ shows blistering speed

Classy mare Imprincessgemma ran her rivals ragged in a $10,000 C1-2 contest at Melton on Friday for the Armstrong training team of Leroy and Danny O’Brien, driver Kerryn Manning and owner Sharryn O’Brien.

PHOTOS | Junior play continues in country week

Junior Country Week under-15 cricket action kicked off in Horsham on Monday with eight representative teams across two pools vying to make the grand final. Horsham Cricket Association suffered a first-up defeat to Warrnambool Blue at Horsham City Oval. The visitors benefited from 36 extras, including 15 wides and 16 byes, as they barely managed […]

Horsham basketballers picked for indigenous under-14 teams

Junior Horsham basketballers Kristal Hounslow, Tyra King and Jandamurra Lauricella are among the first players ever selected for Basketball Victoria’s new under-14 indigenous team. Hounslow and King were picked for the girls squad and Lauricella qualified for the boys team after a two-day camp in Melbourne at the weekend. The teams will take part in […]


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