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.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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