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Volleyball Horsham: Shados Inala reclaim form

A hard-fought win enabled Shados Inala to reclaim top spot on Volleyball Horsham A Grade ladder.

Bob Freeland wins five-kilometre Stawell race

If veteran cross-country runner Bob Freeland was a racehorse he’d have been at odds of 200-1 to win the five-kilometre Kieran Ryan Handicap in the Stawell Ironbarks on Saturday. His form had gone from bad to worse – 12th over the same course and distance, 15th, 17th and 19th – in the four races preceding […]

Wimmera hockey juniors off to state championships

All grades of Wimmera Hockey Association competition have a bye this weekend as the cream of underage players travel to Melbourne to participate in Victorian Junior Country Championships.

Stawell Gift wins world heritage plaque

2019 Stawell Gift final field, from left, Jara Konteh, Leonard King, Dhruv Rodrigues Chico, Conor Loughlan, Lachlan Sheffield and Jason Bailey.

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has announced that the Stawell Gift is among 11 new locations for the IAAF World Athletics Heritage Plaque at an official ceremony in Yokohama, Japan on the eve of the IAAF World Relays. The Plaque is a location-based recognition which highlights, celebrates and links together iconic and historic athletics careers, cities, […]

Dimboola gears for global water skiing contest

Dimboola will enter the international stage of barefoot water skiing early next year when the world’s best compete in the Wimmera River town.

Swifts quietly rising in Horsham District football

Swifts will face a Horsham District league litmus test when they host 2018 grand finalist Kalkee at Stawell’s North Park on Saturday.

Great Western and Woorndoo-Mortlake stay undefeated in Mininera

Round four of Mininera and District Football League senior competition sees a few clubs in unfamiliar positions. Great Western and Woorndoo-Mortlake sit on top of the ladder undefeated, last year’s grand finalists Wickliffe-Lake Bolac and Tatyoon are just outside the top five and Moyston-Willaura is yet to notch up a win for the season. While […]

Demons host premiership reunion

Horsham fans young and old will celebrate their club’s rich history with a triple premiership reunion when the Demons host Stawell at Horsham City Oval on Saturday night.

Ararat netballers keen to maintain momentum

DETERMINED: Warrack Eagle Sarah Spicer gets the jump on Stawell’s Lisa Fleming during weekend action at Stawell. The Eagles went on to win the match 51-38. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Ladder leader Ararat and reigning premier Horsham Saints will clash at Coughlin Park in the Wimmera Netball Association A Grade match of the round on Saturday.

Laharum and Harrow-Balmoral in clash of the heavyweights

Horsham District A Grade netball competition heavyweights Laharum and Harrow-Balmoral will put their undefeated status on the line in a clash at Cameron Oval on Saturday.


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