Sport Archive

Nikki’s on top of the world

Nikki Van Dijk surfs near perfect waves on her way to claiming the ASP Women’s World Junior Title in Bali last week. NIKKI Van Dijk is the toast of the international surfing fraternity after claiming the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Women’s World Junior

Side by side couple’s title hopes on track

 Wonthaggi couple Lara Wedge and Brian Anthony are confident heading into the Australian Sidecar-cross championships. J234112. SIDECAR-Cross racing is not your average sport. Think everything motocross and throw in custom made three-wheel bikes and a whole lot of teamwork between the rider and passenger

Matt’s goal was 20 years in the making

AFL umpire and former Leongatha local Matt Stevic in action during the 2012 grand final. IT was a dream 20 years in the making, made possible by hard work, dedication and constant support from a tight family network. Now former Leongatha lad Matt Stevic

Rain disrupts season opener

Action from last Saturday’s rain-marred first round of LDCA cricket. THERE were no results in Round 1 of the A Grade, Division 1 season with rain washing out the opening round. Matches between Nerrena and the Imperials, and OMK and the Wonthaggi Miners saw

Great final, rough result

JARRYD Roughead’s dream of adding a second premiership medallion to his collection will have to wait after Hawthorn went down to the Sydney Swans on Saturday in the season decider. Roughead and his Hawks couldn’t repeat their 2008 heroics on football’s biggest day, in