Go-Karter Shaun Costello and bowlers Veronica Kelly & Melissa Larcombe are April 2014's Sportstar nominees.May 14, 2014 10:08am
Costello made the jump from Go-Karts to Formula Ford last month, successfully competing in – and finishing – the first round of the state series at Phillip Island.
In what was supposed to be his last race in the Go-Kart, Costello came second in his first crack at a senior division at the National Sprint Kart Championships in Newcastle.
It’s an achievement which may prolong his karting career after all.
Veronica Kelly and Melissa Larcombe became the best women’s duo in the state after claiming the state pair’s title in Bendigo on April 13.
After two years of reaching finals without ultimate success, the pair were convincing winners this time around.
The event marked – possibly – the last time they’ll compete at state level together, with Larcombe recently saying farewell to the region and moving interstate.
Convicted murderer Steven James Bradley remains calm in face of guilty verdict in trial for murder of teenager Michelle Buckingham in 1983.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
ECHUCA police are still investigating the cause of an accident which saw a car and train collide on Ogilvie Ave on Friday night.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin footballers Will Shaw and Cooper Wallace (pictured) have gone head-to-head with the state’s best at the recent AFL NSW/ACT Joss Under-14 State Zone Trials in Albury.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
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