Local Sport.

Students excel on the track
THERE is something special about a school sports carnival. This week it was Crusoe College’s turn to pack the Flora Hill Athletics Stadium and show their stuff. Tom Kirk (high jump), Leesa Scholes (discuss), Kale Hartwig (triple jump) and Montana Kekich (relay) were among them...
08-Apr-2011
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Juniors on right track
BENDIGO’S Under 15 V/Line cup football campaign will kick off this weekend. The V/Line Cup is the premier representative football carnival for young country footballers and is the first step on the pathway to an AFL career for many players. In a first for the tournament, matches will be pl..
08-Apr-2011
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Kids line up for bowls
Marong Bowls Club is looking to attract new members through its involvement in the Australian Sports Commission’s Active After School Communities program. Club coach Andre Goosens has been conducting lawn bowls sessions with the Marong Primary School over the past two months and is hoping to..
08-Apr-2011
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Jumps racing season starts today
RACING Minister Denis Napthine has welcomed the start of a new season for jumps racing in Victoria. Dr Napthine said the 2011 jumps racing season started today, with connections racing for a total of $2.64 million in prize money over 70 races between now and September. Today’s race..
04-Apr-2011
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Footy kicks off
Local football gets underway this weekend when the Loddon Valley League begins its 2011 season. Reigning premier Bridgewater begin its championship defence when it hosts Serpentine. Regular finalist Mitiamo will be at home to YCW which has been busy on the recruiting trail over the summer. Pyr..
01-Apr-2011
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Boys FC tournament a winner
Junior Soccer was the big winner last weekend as Bendigo hosted the state’s biggest tournament for seven-a-side teams from around the state. Strathdale Mariners, Swan Hill, Colts United, Bendigo United and Kyneton were among the country clubs taking part in the two day tournament in age grou..
01-Apr-2011
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Fyffe is No. 1
Bendigo Football League premiers Golden Square will have Bendigo’s Number One citizen behind them in their quest for another premiership this year. City of Greater Bendigo mayor Rod Fyffe helped launch the Bulldogs’ season and has received the Number One membership ticket and is sur..
01-Apr-2011
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Lockwood claims tennis title
The celebrations are continuing for the Lockwood Tennis Club after they made it back-to-back titles in the Marong and District Tennis Association Grand Final. Led by top performances from Simon Baker and Kathy Baker, the Lockwood players were able to score a convincing win over Newbridge to remain..
31-Mar-2011
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Ready to Thunder
After two years of preparation the Bendigo Thunder hits the playing field this Sunday in the Victorian Women’s Football League to begin a new era of football in this city. The new team is set to face La Trobe University at Dower Park, Kangaroo Flat and on trial-match form will be very compet..
31-Mar-2011
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Horse power wins
Popular Bendigo racehorse trainer Peter Boynton is driving around in style this week after winning the Mazda Challenge Series at Moonee Valley. Boynton is the trainer of brilliant sprinter La Bella Roo who posted the fastest time of the innovative Essendon Mazda 55 second Challenge which featured ..
31-Mar-2011
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Celebrities head for Heathcote
Olympian and sporting great, Raelene Boyle, will join the NAB Bendigo Business and Banking Centre at the Heathcote Golf Club for their annual Ovarian Cancer Research Charity Golf Day on Friday March 25. Boyle achieved just about everything there was to achieve on the athletics track an..
25-Mar-2011
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Rating our stars
Terry Wallace is full of praise for our up and coming locals By BEN CAMERON Two-time AFL coach turned commentator Terry Wallace has backed two former Bendigo footballers to have breakout AFL seasons this year. The man known within football circles as Plough, said former Bendigo Pioneer ..
24-Mar-2011
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Girls on a roll
Bendigo’s latest representative team is the Chicko Rollers from the Dragon City Derby Dolls League and already they are making their mark on the competitive circuit. Roller Derby began in Chicago in 1935 and the first Roller derby bout was an endurance race, but the game was changed to..
24-Mar-2011
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Ashby chases more glory in New Zealand
The sailing career of Bendigo yachtsman Glenn Ashby continues to blossom. The high profile sportsman has ventured through the classes of club champion to state, national and world champion and ventured to the Olympics. But the challenges of greater success are firmly on the horizon. ..
23-Mar-2011
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