Sport Archive

Nyora entertains on cold Gippsland night

NYORA Raceway, South Gippsland’s home of Motorsport defied the elements on Saturday night when they worked through terribly cold wind and the fleeting rain to complete a complete race meeting for its motorsport hungry fans.

OMK holds form over break

OUTTRIM Moyarra Kongwak batted its way to 2/138, for a comfortable victory over the Leongatha Imperials.

Parkrun is back Saturday, January 16 at these locations

AT LONG last, for many, parkrun is back this Saturday morning at 8am at Inverloch, Koonwarra, Mirboo North and Churchill Island on Phillip Island. But it hasn’t been a total layoff for the parkrun community with many first timers taking up the ‘not parkrun’

Diving back into underwater hockey

WONTHAGGI Underwater Hockey Club recently had the opportunity to host the Victoria Underwater Hockey Commission’s (VUHC) first of four Summer Series Games.

Young Citizen inspires in 2020

It has been a long year since Sophie Bolding was named Bass Coast’s Young Citizen of the Year but that hasn’t stopped her from continuing to progress women’s sport in the local community.

Koony takes top of the table clash

• A Grade, Division 2 CLINICAL batting from Koonwarra Leongatha-RSL got them to a narrow victory over MDU on Saturday. Coming into the match, both sides sat on equal points atop the ladder, so a win would pave the way for one side to

COVID threat a bridge too far for channel challenge

THEY called it several months ago for the Cape Aquathon, now another leg of the Bass Coast Summer Series, the time-honoured San Remo Channel Challenge, has been cancelled. And it was the recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Melbourne’s south east, principally from the Smile

Woolamai runs to plan

THE Woolamai and District Racing Club (WDRC) put it all on show to a sold-out crowd for the first of the ‘open’ picnic races of the 2020-21 season.

Back in full swing at Leongatha after COVID scare

IT SOUNDED ominous last Thursday afternoon, December 31 when the siren blew at the Leongatha Golf Club at around 12.15pm, calling all players immediately from the course. A long, continuous burst on the siren is usually associated with imminent lightning strikes, but apart from

Lamers lands Victorian selection

OUTTRIM Moyarra Kongwak prodigy, Ethan Lamers has been selected in the Under 17’s Vic Country squad for the Western Summer Series in January.

They’re back and racing

THE local racing industry and supporters got their first glimpse of what a COVID-safe racing season would look like in 2021 at Stony Creek’s annual post-Christmas race meet on Monday. Among the changes were limited spectator numbers, a three metre moat separating industry and

West Gippsland fixture released

THE West Gippsland Football Netball Competition fixture was released last Sunday and there are some blockbuster matchups in primetime slots for 2021.

Sun shines on return to motocross

IT was an epic day of racing on Sunday, December 13, as riders and spectators flocked to the Wonthaggi Motocross Track for the AMX MXOpen. After eight months without competition, riders and spectators were as eager as ever to attend the event. And Wonthaggi
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