Echuca tennis player Regan More and Echuca cricketer Taylor Beard are March 2014's Sportstar nominees.April 16, 2014 1:21pm
Echuca tennis player Regan More produced a stunning performance to place runner-up at the Cobram Lawn Tennis Club Labour Day open final last month.
The 17-year-old Echuca College student was beaten in the final after winning his first four singles matches and also qualified for the doubles quarterfinals.
More backed it up to help win Echuca-Rich River claim the Goulburn Murray Tennis Association Premier One title against Shepparton Bears on March 29.
The team was able to brush aside the misery of their two-game grand final loss to Kyabram 12 months ago.
Taylor Beard, Echuca Cricket Club’s all-round star, won his second consecutive Goulburn Murray Cricket medal at the competition’s presentation night last month.
Beard enjoyed an even better season than his league-topping performance of 2012, winning on 20 votes, 10 votes clear of his nearest rivals.
Beard took out the GMC’s batting award thanks to his 610 runs while placing runner-up in the bowling award stemming from his 33 wickets.
His brilliant all-round efforts, earning him the A grade cricketer of the year accolade.
One person is dead after a collision between a car and a truck on the Murray Valley Highway and Waaia Bearii Rd. Traffic is being diverted around the scene.
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CLAIRE Murphy came home the other day.
BE LIKE Barry — the video by Campaspe Shire to educate children about recycling — was launched at St Mary’s Primary School on Monday.
WYUNA’s Memorial Hall was filled with over 80 people for the recent launch of the Wyuna History Group’s third book by Wyuna History Group researcher Noel Thompson – Wyuna Honour Roll 1914-1918.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
WINE is meant to be enjoyed with good food and good friends.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
Deni’s Debutante Ball gurus Vicki Ackers and Deb O’Connor love working with youth.
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