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.
The sky was the limit when it came to learning about the Royal Flying Doctor Service this week.
Jake Thompson has an eagle eye and a steady hand and he put both to good use recently when he won the U15 Australian Snooker Championships, held in Adelaide.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
SUZANNE’S School of Ballet has once again proved its place in the ballet world with 19 of its 30 exam students blitzing their recent Cecchetti ballet exams in Melbourne.
PLANS are in full swing for the 18th annual Farm and Road Safety Expo in Rochester.
Merrigum’s rise to prominence in the Kyabram District League premiership battle reached new heights in Saturday’s 16th round when it became the first side to lower Avenel’s colours this season.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
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.
HEATHCOTE is being swamped by Pokémon and wannabe trainers, armed with smart phones and iPads, who are trying to catch ‘em all.
Children have been treated to a journey through their imaginations while being encouraged to unleash their inner writers at Barooga Library.
Sixteen local students competed at the NSW PSSA and CHS State Cross Country Championships in Sydney.
SPC will abolish its internal sales team and reduce executive numbers in the latest chapter of the company’s ongoing restructuring.
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