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New ‘nest’ at Kenny Park

WORK IN PROGRESS: Works have begun at Merbein’s Kenny Park to replace the change room facilities that were effectively destroyed in the November 2016 storms. Pictured at the site are Merbein South Cricket Club vice-president Marlon Fraser, Merbein Football and Netball...

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New duo in charge at SAS

THE Sunraysia Academy of Sport (SAS) has undergone a number of changes over the past 12 months, with the new team on board aiming to continue to offer opportunities for young athletes to get a taste of life as a professional. Long-time sports administrator Susan...

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Natasha aims to grow girls cricket

GIRL POWER: New Cricket Victoria participation officer for Mallee Murray, Natasha Anstee, with Scared Heart Primary School student Sadie Woollard, 9. Natasha is only four months into her tenure, and already harbours bold ambitions to improve female participation in...

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Julia hits golden target

BULLSEYE: Julia Clements, 16, won a gold medal at the World Field Archery Championships in South Africa. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD JULIA Clements’ South African adventure at the World Field Archery Championships saw her bring back the ultimate souvenir – a gold...

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State pride on the line in wakeboard extravaganza

AIR TIME: Cambell Davison gets some practice in ahead of the 2018 Victoria versus South Australia State of Origin wakeboarding event in Mildura in two weeks. Cambell is one of three locals who will represent South Australia. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD STATE...

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Signing Gassion a top priority for new boss

Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD NEW Mildura Basketball Association (MBA) general manager and director of coaching, Lisa Townsend, PICTURED, believes re-signing Lady Heat import Alexis Gassion is her number one priority. The 23-year-old Indianna University graduate...

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LOVE SHAC! Workers’ Calypso King

WINDIES WINDMILL: Workers Gol Gol’s Jamaican import Shacaya Thomas has scored two unbeaten centuries in his first two innings this Sunraysia Cricket Association season. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD WORKERS Gol Gol’s Shacaya Thomas provides everything that cricket...

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Bullseye for darts star

DARTS DEMON: After his first year on the Australian professional darts circuit, Ryan Lynch will compete at both the Australian Darts Championships and World Youth Darts Championships in England. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD WERRIMULL to Warilla to Wigan is a fair...

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As good as it Gates for sidecar stars

GATES GREATS: The Gates Sidecar Cup is up for grabs at the Mildura Motorcycle Club’s 70th anniversary event at Olympic Park this weekend. The Gates name is synonymous with sidecar racing in Mildura. Pictured are Byren Gates with father Les, brother-in-law Mick...

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