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New kids on the block

New kids on the block

MILDURA Basketball Association will this season welcome a new group of competitors, with an under eight division introduced to the fixture. Among those who will take the court are Daisy, 5, and Bohdi, 4, who will pull on the Irymple Tigers uniform. Natasha Smallwood,...

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Thomson leads SCA

Thomson leads SCA

MICK Thomson is currently the longest standing member of the Sunraysia Cricket Association Board. Having been a board member for the past six years, this being his seventh, Thomson felt it was his time to lead the association - and so he became president. "What I...

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Wakefield scores baseball MVP

Wakefield scores baseball MVP

SAINTS player Raiden Wakefield has been crowned the MVP for the Sunraysia Baseball League in the A Grade division. Other MVP awards went to: Jordan Tatchell, from Hawks (B Grade), Ham Miah, from Wanderers (C Grade) and Ryan Evans, also from Wanderers (Under 16s)....

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Local karters get back on track

Local karters get back on track

MILDURA Kart Club members have made the most of eased restrictions recently, participating in club practice sessions. Karters have participated in two sessions during the past fortnight, hopeful of being able to return to competitive racing soon. Robert Klarich was on...

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Tom steps up at the Swallows

Tom steps up at the Swallows

FOR new Irymple Football Netball Club senior co-coach Tom Brownbridge, stepping up to the main role was always part of the plan. He takes over the leadership role with returning co-coach Daniel Coghlan, from Nick Mee. Brownbridge did his "apprenticeship" as assistant...

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Three generations ready to race

Three generations ready to race

RYAN Burns might be a quietly spoken 10-year-old but his ambitions on the speedway track are boisterous. A third generation racer and grandson and nephew of two of the biggest, most consistent and respected identities in Mildura speedway, Peter 'Spider' and Wade...

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Riders back on track

Riders back on track

MILDURA Motorcycle Club held a speedway track practice last Friday evening. Mildura Weekly photographer GLENN MILNE captured some of the action from around and on the track. ABOVE: Oliver Horsefall prepares to race with Craig Schlein watching on. Jacko Milner in...

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Game on!

Game on!

IT’S been a nervous two weeks for Sunraysia fans of Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs. The two clubs qualified for Saturday’s AFL Grand Final with thumping preliminary final wins a fortnight ago, leaving plenty of time for the anticipation to grow. Irymple’s Lisa...

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Colleagues chase flag together

Colleagues chase flag together

IT'S a good thing Chase Stone and Dom Price are firm friends. Not only do they play cricket together, they've played football season after season together and now the pair work together. Proving a bit of banter goes a long way, you get the feeling this is what gets...

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Gange reaches new heights

Gange reaches new heights

BEC Gange is a two time wakeboarding world champion, and now she's ticked another achievement on her list - having her very own pro wakeboard. Gange grew up in Sunraysia and learned the craft of wakeboarding on the Murray River at 13. These days she calls Clermont,...

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