Sport Archive

Mid Gippy coaches embrace the challenges of a COVID normal return

IF THERE is one thing that has become obvious in recent weeks, maybe even recent months is that we all should expect the unexpected.

Epic storm boosts snow season opening

THEY’VE already snapped on the skins and the snow sports enthusiasts are already enjoying 40cm of powder snow up at Mt Hotham ahead of the traditional Opening Weekend this Queens Birthday Weekend.

Bauer bids farewell to SGUA

ONE of the most popular figures in the South Gippsland Umpires Association is moving on.

Wonthaggi well represented in underwater hockey nationals

WONTHAGGI Underwater Hockey Club continues to punch above their weight, with 23 members taking part in April’s Australian Underwater Hockey Titles.

Gippsland Sports Academy Award for Chris Axford

FOUR athletes from the South Gippsland Volleyball Junior volleyball program were recognised for their participation at the Gippsland Sports Academy (GSA) presentation night.

Pick number two for Poowong prodigy

FORMER Poowong young gun, Jai Newcombe was selected by Hawthorn with the second pick of the AFL mid-season draft last Wednesday.

Sign the petition to support gyms, dance studios and yoga

LOCALLY, Jake Wright of Voyage Fitness in Wonthaggi and Leongatha, has been leading the campaign for a change of attitude by the State Government to gyms and other indoor fitness facilities.

Sunday footy springs back into action

THE Southern Gippsland Junior Football Competition returned to action on Sunday under strict COVID-safe protocols.

Local footy layoff lingering

By Sam Watson IT now looks highly likely that Gippsland will see no senior football or netball once again this weekend. Yesterday, the North Gippsland Football Netball League was the first to announce they would not go ahead this weekend, and this morning the

Dallas goes for Gems selection

LOCAL basketball star Dallas Loughridge has been selected in the Australian Under 19s Gems squad for the World Cup selection camp.

Cowes Primary crowned school soccer champs

COWES Primary School took home the interschool soccer championship in convincing fashion at the Wonthaggi Recreation Reserve on Friday.

Hoober running hot

By Sam Watson AFTER 11 rounds, Joan Hoober sits firmly atop the Sentinel-Times’ footy tipping leaderboard. Hoober, who owns Wonthaggi Tile and Heating, is on a massive total of 77, averaging seven correct tips per round. Her huge score would see her well on

When and how will footy, netball return?

By Sam Watson FOOTY and netball has been called off in Gippsland for the second week in a row, leaving clubs and leagues scrambling to get their seasons back on track. But AFL Gippsland has assured they will be doing everything to make sure