Crowned champion

St Paul’s year seven student Alexandar Mirkovic at the recent 2017 Taekwondo National Championships held in Bendigo.

Year seven St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School student Alexandar Mirkovic was crowned national champion for his division at the recent Taekwondo National Championships in Bendigo. Alexandar competed in the 34 to 37kg red belt 12-14-year-old males, winning his first fight

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Athletes in action

Rachael Turner records a strong throw in the shot put.

Following horrendous weather last week that saw some events being abandoned, Warragul Little Athletics Centre ran a full program in cool conditions on Saturday. Athletes in the under 11 to 16 age groups participated in javelin and 1500 metres, while

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Joel makes USA debut

Mike and Di Whitford made the trip from Neerim South to watch their son Joel Whitford carve out the start of his punting career in the United States.

Former Neerim footballer Joel Whitford is beginning to make waves as a punter in the United States, helping the University of Washington Huskies to a 6-1 start to the football season. Having secured a three-year scholarship with the University of

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Hallora win grand final rematch

Jindivick’s Phill Young bowls during the division three match against Longwarry.

Fraser Duncan played the quintessential captain’s knock to help Hallora claim victory in their division one grand final rematch against Western Park. The Kangaroos (8-151) claimed a thrilling four-run win over the Warriors (147). Having lost the toss Hallora were

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Indigenous carnival

Bernie Wells (middle) joined his sons Jason and Danny in helping Gippsland to another competitive effort in the statewide carnival played at Ballarat.

Local indigenous footballers helped Gippsland to another competitive effort at the statewide Koori football and netball carnival in Ballarat. The Ballarat Community Consortium, led by official host Ballarat and District Aboriginal Cooperative, worked with the NAIDOC committee to deliver the

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Longwarry bowl big win

Longwarry bowler Grant Pask helped his team to achieve “king rink” with a 43-shot win over Warragul in division three.

Longwarry bowlers travelled to Warragul to open the WGBD pennant season on Saturday. Division three had a comfortable 85-shot win while division six went down in a five-shot narrow loss. Division three: Longwarry 6/143 defeated Warragul (3) 2/58. Elio Meggetto,

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Cheering to success

The “Lightning” team from Storm Elite All Stars won the mini level one division state championship.  They are (from left) Emma Brown, Milly Brain, Cordelia Worrall, Olivia Rhodes, Addison Heenan, Lily Boyce, Nakita Marriott, Caitlyn Beale, Mikayla Reynolds and Taylah Wassenberg.

Warragul cheerleaders won four titles at the AASCF Victorian State Championships. Storm Elite All Stars of Warragul sent 11 teams with 137 athletes aged four to 23-years-old to the three day event at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. They

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Eagles stun Parkers

Buln Buln players Jeff Walsh (bowler) and Jack Armour celebrate the wicket of Yarragon’s Laytten Smith who was stumped during the division one match.

Ellinbank (8-168) defeated Western Park (7-165). Ellinbank have caused a stunning first-round upset win over Western Park in round one of Warragul District Cricket Association action. The Eagles (8-168) chased down a considerable target on their way to a two-wicket

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Striding to child safety

Denise Morecombe, watched by her husband Bruce, cuts the tape to send Billy Tindall on the way for his 2000 kilometre run to the Sunshine Coast in support of the Daniel Morecombe Foiundation.

The first strides of about two million Billy Tindall will make until October 27 were taken in Warragul to start a 2000-kilometre ultra-marathon during which he aims to raise $100,000 for the Daniel Morecombe Foundation. The foundation was established by

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Teeing off for tournament

John Andrew of Warragul got his day underway with a solid drive off the first tee.

The Warragul Golf Club held its 98th annual tournament last week. The weather was kind with most days fine except for the women’s fourball on Monday played in showers and the men’s fourball on Thursday. There were visitors from local

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