Moama athlete Rebekah Lock and Echuca bowler Veronica Kelly are January 2014's Sportstar nominees.March 19, 2014 1:44pm
Athlete Rebekah Lock is the January junior Sportstar of the Year winner.
Moama’s Rebekah Lock produced outstanding results at the Victorian Country Athletics Championships in January.
Lock returned home the worthy winner of three gold medals and a silver medal after terrific performances in her respective events.
Lock, who represented Eaglehawk Athletics Club, claimed first in the high jump, 40m hurdles and 2000m steeplechase and was only a second behind first in the 800m.
Bowler Veronica Kelly is the January senior Sportstar of the Year winner.
City of Echuca bowler Veronica Kelly spent eight consecutive days on the bowling green during the month of January.
Kelly represented Victoria in the test area and helped the side claim a 4-1 series sweep against South Australia.
Kelly returned home to help Echuca claim pennant honours, clinch her second Champion of Champions title, before winning through to the state triples final.
Her determination and love of the sport has been a key feature of her success.
Police have arrested a man who allegedly escaped Dhurringile prison on Tuesday.
After building his form in a consistent effort during the past 12 months, Mulwala double trap shooter James Willett has staked his claim on possible Olympic gold after taking out the ISSF World Cup last week.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
BIBLE which has been used in Echuca for the past 144 years will be rededicated at a special service in the Hare St Uniting Church on Sunday morning.
ROCHESTER V/Line travellers can now buy tickets in their home town again.
Lions Club charity money was stolen from a Kyabram barbershop Tuesday morning.
Seymour suffers disappointing loss to Euroa
Barooga transport owner-operator Glen Kearney says he is relieved the Federal Government has abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
DESPITE criticism from within the community over a perceived lack of use, the O’Keefe Rail Trail has enjoyed good traffic over the past couple of weeks, with more to come.
he success of the 2015 Barooga Sports Classic Pairs event has made the organisers the worthy recipient of the Berrigan Shire’s Event Management award at the Berrigan Shire Business and Environment Awards.
School fundraises for student with leukaemia.
Australian Dairy Farmers Limited has expressed disappointment at the announcement made by Murray Goulburn Co-operative about their revised opening milk price.
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