Sport Archive

Mock melts Inverloch in 20/20

• A Grade, Division 1 IN-THE-DEFINITION of big bash you might just find Daniel Mock who belted Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak’s way to 2/216 – in their clash with Inverloch at Outtrim. Mock lasted the full 20 overs, bashing his share of 67 balls for

Macy rolls into the Australian Open

WHEN the Australian Open comes to Melbourne this January, keep an eye out for Cape Paterson’s Macy Peterson who recently found out she will be taking to the court as a ball kid. It was a fairly rigorous selection process for the 12-year-old, first-time

Bronze for local teenagers

IT has been a busy time at the Inverloch Surf Life Saving Club with the annual week-long live-in Bronze Medallion Camp coming to an end on Saturday, December 14. The 27 candidates, mostly aged between 15 and 17, were well supported by team leaders

Encouraging signs at Bass

LOOKING at 2020, Kilcunda Bass’ new president Shea Eden has one eye on the football and the other on the netball with the vison of a club where the community can come together. Ready to turn the table on the past couple of years,

Family night culminates with big wins at Nyora

NYORA Raceway held their last race meeting before Christmas and a great family crowd enjoyed Santa, fireworks and great racing from the visiting Street Stocks and the Ladies Standard Saloons with Jamie Lock from Bendigo winning the Street Stocks and Sara Benson from Caldermeade

Club hits ‘Burra with a shocker

• A Grade, Division 1 DECLARING after 40 overs, Wonthaggi Club’s 8/183 completed their show of strength against Korumburra at the weekend. Though Club has weathered the storm, both on Saturday and so far this season, their performance against Korumburra has lifted them just

Club claim T20 Kookaburra title

GIPPSLAND’S version of the T20 Kookaburra Cup has been won by the Wonthaggi Club Cricket Club after a keenly contested match against Boisdale-Briagolong on Sunday, December 15. Making the most of home ground knowledge, Wonthaggi won the toss and decided to bat first. A

Prestigious awards for Rhonda Smith

WONTHAGGI Adult Riding Club stalwart Rhonda Smith has recently received two prestigious awards for her contribution and service to both the Horse Riding Clubs Association of Victoria (HRCAV) and the Wonthaggi Adult Riding Club. Rhonda was awarded the HRCAV “Meritorious Service Award” at the

Over 50s cricket hits Wonthaggi

FINE combination, Funky Pickers and rusty cricketers. There we were in Wonthaggi, the cricket Gods smiling from every angle. Leongatha played host to Forrest Hill on a perfect day and a perfect Butch West pitch. Bring Sheffield Shield cricket to Wonthaggi I say. Trevor

Junior talent develops on the cycling track

YOUNG cycling enthusiasts made their training known at the Leongatha Velodrome on Friday as four developing riders powered through a cool night of racing. The first event for the night was the one lap dash against the stop watch and best effort went to

Double hat trick for Whiteside

• C Grade, Division 2 YOU could not ask a bowler for more than OMK’s Michael Whiteside’s effort against Poowong Loch this week at Poowong. The home side batted first, and were looking to set a reasonable score at four for 87, before Whiteside

Newgaven junior girls are softball champions

NEWHAVEN College’s Junior Girls Softball team earned their icy poles battling hot and blustery conditions to become South Eastern Independent Schools Association Champions with a 20-2 win over Beaconhills College – Pakenham. MVP was Ashlee Haringsma who had a great day pitching. Chloe Woollard

Nikki’s on top of the world again

PHILLIP Island’s Nikki van Dijk has surfed her way into the top division of women’s surfing, the Women’s Championship Tour for next year, by cruising into the Quarter Finals at the season-ending event in Hawaii yesterday. Going up against ninth ranked surfer Malia Manuel