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.
The News has published a limited edition commemorative keepsake in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. Copies will be available from Friday, August 7 from Shepparton RSL and McPherson Media Group newspaper offices. To reserve your copy phone Rebekah Miller on 5820 3221.
Yarrawonga’s Bre Elliott played the most “consistent golf of her life” over three days to win the Fuccillo Kia Championship at Capital Hills by carding a 2-under 69 on the final day.
Heather Donaldson was re-elected president of Tatura Hospital Ladies Auxiliary at the annual general meeting on Thursday, which was attended by 33 people.
THE wintery weather was a perfect backdrop for Tongala Community Centre’s Christmas-in-July event on Friday.
THE 2015 National Blood Donor Week festivities will make the Rochester region Victoria’s new red light district.
Community workshop to consider issues to help form Campaspe digital strategy
A portable house to highlight youth homelessness in our region.
Berrigan Shire Council have approved a development application for six more independent living units to add to Berrigan’s Amaroo Self Care Unit block.
EIGHTEEN months ago Costerfield’s Shelley, Rob and Jarrad Kirkpatrick lost their home, and just about everything they owned, to fire.
More than $2.3 million in unpaid rates were owing to Moira Shire Council at the end of June, documents show.
A pilot is believed to have been killed in a crash 40km from Deniliquin.
Riverine Plains is set to hold the first in its series of farm walks for the 2015 season as part of its research into stubble retained cropping systems.
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