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Shaun Bruce to play for Adelaide 36ers

Former Horsham basketballer Shaun Bruce has joined the Adelaide 36ers on a short-term contract as a replacement for the injured import Ramone Moore. Bruce made his NBL debut with the Cairns Taipans in 2013 before signing a two-year deal with the Brisbane Bullets in 2016. Bruce played for the Wellington Saints in the New Zealand […]

Annual bowls inter-challenge

Bowls Wimmera Division will take on North Wimmera Bowls division in men’s and women’s challenge matches on Sunday. The inter-division competitions will start at 10.30am, with the women playing at Warracknabeal Golf Bowls Club and the men facing off at Horsham’s Coughlin Park Bowls Club. Bowls Wimmera Division secretary Ken Dodds said the matches were […]

PHOTOS | Eight-Ball players converge on Horsham invitational

Craig Barnett, Horsham, playing in Div 1 of a Wimmera 8 Ball tournament in Horsham.

Horsham Royal and Commercial hotels hosted nearly 200 players for a second annual ‘Wimmera Friendly Eight Ball Invitational’. Twenty-seven teams across three divisions played a round-robin format, with Stawell defeating Surf Coast 7-1 in a division one final. Surf Coast’s Colin Hood went through the tournament undefeated, winning his eight games. Portland Sharks defeated Horsham’s […]

Tim Pickert rises for 300th Horsham Hornets match

Horsham Hornets stalwart Tim Pickert put on a show in his 300th game in front of a big home crowd at Horsham Basketball Stadium at the weekend.

Warrnambool Gold wins country week title

Warrnambool Gold capped an undefeated week of cricket with a grand final victory in Horsham Cricket Association’s under-15 country week competition. The side breezed through its first two pool matches against Wimmera-Mallee and Colac Gold before a tougher final pool match against Mount Gambier. Warrnambool Gold dominated its semi-final against Colac Black, bowling out its […]

Nic Baird in charge in Grampians cricket

Youth Club captain Nic Baird made half the runs his team needed to defeat St Andrews in Grampians Cricket Association action at the weekend. Saturday saw the completion of a split round started before the Christmas break, with the Clubbers 8-142 defeating St Andrews, 93. Best of the bowlers were Adam Haslett 3-33 for the […]

PHOTOS | Simon Hopper leads Homers to T20 victory

A thrilling run chase by ladder-leader Homers headlined the first round of Twenty20 matches for points in Horsham Cricket Association A Grade competition.

Milestone social golf celebration at Horsham

Horsham Golf Club is celebrating the 15th year of its popular Monday social golf days. Organiser Julie Obst said the program was open to all levels of golfer, from beginner to more advanced players. “It gives golfers an opportunity to play golf in a friendly, non-threatening atmosphere on a great course,” she said. “We play […]

Jock Baker crowned speedway’s King of the Rock

Pimpinio’s Jock Baker has been crowned King of the Rock. The current South Australian number one title holder won the accolade at Bairnsdale Speedway on Saturday. With his crew, Baker trekked to Bairnsdale’s Granite Rock raceway to compete in the prestigious Limited Sportsman event. “I’ve never won this race before, so I was ecstatic to […]

Warren Frost secures his sixth squash title

Warren Frost has claimed his sixth title after winning Horsham Squash Club’s A Grade championship. The powerful player claimed the title from veteran Tony Nield, who was an unfortunate withdrawal due to a family bereavement. Club president Chris Warrick said the super-competitive Frost had earned his result with tough matches along the way. “While it […]

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