Barooga junior cross country competitor Marcus Evans excelled in the combined Athletics Australia/School Sport Australia Cross Country Championships at Launceston recently.
‘‘The weather there was much colder and wetter than here so the track was very muddy and slippery,’’ he said.
‘‘There were 73 boys in the race and I was lucky enough to gain 25th place, only seconds behind the winner.
‘‘The School Sport Victoria team came third, gaining a bronze medal.
‘‘On relay day, School Sport Victoria selected five boys to represent them in the 5
‘‘My team, Victoria, came home with silver medals.
‘‘I had a very exciting time, made lots of new friends and came home with two national medals.’’
Marcus had success at the regionals, winning the 1500
He went to Geelong on Sunday to compete at the Geelong Open Day athletics and regional challenge.
He won the 1500
He competed in the 1500
Performers at Shepparton-based Amy Newton Dance Studio hit the stage for two television-themed performances at the weekend.
It’s been a long journey for Tim Roadley but his dream of creating a multi-sport endurance event on the Murray River is now going to be a reality.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
More than 100 ex-battery and free-range hens now call Marie Traill's Timmering property home.
The Elmore Events Centre Events are confident it will get $500,000 grant from the Federal Government.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Carolling voices rang out across Goulburn Park for the annual Seymour Carols by Candlelight on Sunday.
The Finley Regional Care Christmas fundraiser is on again. The Monster Christmas stocking raffle is filled with Christmas gifts and goodies including hampers, chocolates, wine, gift certificates and more.
Heathcote Health officially opened its new office and launched its new service plan on Friday.
The alfresco area at Cobram's Bottom Pub, known as The Palms, will be relaunched on Friday night after an eight-month closure.
Deniliquin's Heritage Fabrics owners Joy Spence and Gill SMith are calling it a day.
The costs of growing grain in the southern cropping region don’t look like falling any time soon, meaning farmers and business managers need to be mindful of keeping farm expenses in check.
Residents are encouraged to shop locally this festive season while getting invovled with celebrations across Benalla.
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