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PHOTOS | Horsham West and rural schools join for an annual junior sports day

Junior students from Horsham West, Laharum, Natimuk and Haven schools joined for a day of athletics. PAUL CARRACHER

Plan to secure regional football

Wimmera-Mallee football administrators believe a raft of on and off-field rule changes will help ensure the longevity of the game in the region.

2019 WFL COUNTDOWN: Horsham Saints still hungry for a premiership

Horsham Saints are little more than two years removed from back-to-back premierships, but listening to senior coach Luke Fisher speak it sounds like a lifetime.

Pink Lady golfers raise $5500 for charity

IN THE PINK: Horsham Golf Club green keeper Rodney Gillin tees off in a Pink Lady golfers charity day, for a $2 donation. Watching from left and taking advantage of the opportunity are Janice Midgley, Jill Phillips, Cindy Marsh and Chris Carracher. The pink golf day, in its eighth year at the Horsham club, raised […]

Sacha McDonald steps up to lead Fury in nationals

By Colin MacGillivray Edenhope netball star Sacha McDonald has continued her strong run of recent success after being named captain of the Victorian Fury under-19 side for next month’s National Netball Championships. McDonald was named captain of the side on Friday, days after she made her debut for Super Netball’s Melbourne Vixens in the #TeamGirls […]

Saints aim for four tennis titles in a row

By Colin MacGillivray Kalkee will play powerhouse team St Michaels in this weekend’s Central Wimmera Tennis Association pennant grand final after an ominous preliminary final victory against Horsham Lawn at the weekend. In a match-up of two of the most powerful men’s divisions in the competition, it was Kalkee that was able to grab the […]

2019 WNA COUNTDOWN: Young players step up at Horsham Saints

It is rare that a two-time defending premier refuses to acknowledge itself as a competition frontrunner, but that is the case for Horsham Saints’ A Grade netball team.

Free entry to Horsham Pacing Cup for The Naked Farmer

CUP FUNDRAISER: The Naked Farmer Ben Brooksby with horse Polar Opposite at Kevin Lane’s Haven property near Horsham. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

The sight of wide-open gates and the sound of rattling collection tins will welcome patrons to The Weekly Advertiser Horsham Pacing Cup meeting on March 31.

Podium finish for Riley Downer in Little Athletics state championship

Up-and-coming athlete Riley Downer captured Horsham Little Athletics Centre’s first medal at a state championship for several years at the weekend. Downer, who shone with four gold medals at last month’s Little Athletics Victoria Western Country Region championships in Ballarat, finished second in the under-10 boys 800-metre final at the State Track and Field Championships […]

2019 HDFNL COUNTDOWN: Jeparit-Rainbow Storm keen to maintain rage

By DEAN LAWSON Jeparit-Rainbow is just about due to take a deep breath in Horsham District football competition. But what taking the time needed to gulp in some fresh oxygen to recharge the cells will mean for the Storm this year remains to be seen. The reality is that Jeparit- Rainbow, falling short of winning […]


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