Moama netballer Bridgette Furphy and Echuca cricketer Damien Cocks are February 2014's Sportstar nominees.March 26, 2014 11:34am
Moama’s Bridgette Furphy made her long-awaited Victorian Netball League senior debut for the Yarra Valley Grammar Ariels.
After two seasons in the under 19 squad, the talented goal attack was elevated on the division one list.
The selection came after a big 2013 season in which the Ariel’s under 19 team made the grand final and on the back of winning Moama Netball Club’s A grade best and fairest award.
Damien Cocks represented Special Olympics Victoria at the South Australian Invitational Twenty20 tournament in Adelaide.
It was Cocks’ second consecutive state honour and he was the only regional member of the 11-man squad.
Victoria finished fourth at the tournament after playing a series of round-robin games against other states.
Cocks is also a keen member of Echuca Cricket Club’s D grade team.
Police are asking for information about an assault in Shepparton that left a man with serious facial injuries and broken bones last month.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Campaspe Shire councillors boycotted this week’s meeting because of concerns of abuse and bullying.
St Joseph’s Primary School students took part in an extended after-school stay.
Accusations of bullying, disrespect and dangerous conduct.
A great day brought big numbers to Station St in Seymour.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
Nominations are being sought for the annual Axedale CWA community youth award.
Access to Ulupna Island has been blocked at key points, leaving local residents and businesses rallying for a re-opening in a bid to save tourism dollars.
Deniliquin McDonald's raised more than $1300 for McHappy Day on Saturday.
Up to14 new full-time jobs will be created at Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton, with the company set to embark on an $18million expansion at its factory.
Alma Nungarrayi Granites is the most successful of the Warlukurlangu artists who still live at Yuendumu and enjoys teaching children about aboriginal culture and art.
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