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.
Hafizullah Mohaqiq was born in Afghanistan, spent periods living in Pakistan and Iran, before arriving in Shepparton two months ago.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Fairley Leadership Program met in Tatura on Wednesday, exploring ‘Water and our catchment’ at Goulburn Murray Water.
Road authorities have made little progress to fixing Echuca’s most dangerous intersections.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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