Former Hawthorn great Robert DiPierdomenico was the guest speaker for the evening.February 18, 2013 10:30pm
The 25th annual Sportstar of the Year awards were celebrated at Moama Bowling Club tonight, with Robert DiPierdomenico the guest speaker.
Echuca footballer Oliver Wines is the Senior Sportstar of the Year winner, while Moama soccer player Tom Leech received the Junior Sportstar of the Year award.
Wines, who was drafted by Port Adelaide at pick seven in the national draft in November, made his debut for the club during the NAB Cup yesterday.
Leech had an impressive all-round year, captaining a team on an overseas trip, while he also made his senior debut in the Victorian Premier League.
Other winners on the night were Echuca-Moama Hockey Club’s Renee Davison (Spirit of Sport), Moama-Echuca Border Raiders’ Darryl Brown (Coach of the Year) and the Moama-Echuca Border Raiders women’s team (Team of the Year).
Full coverage of the evening will be in Wednesday’s Riverine Herald.
Shepparton businesses The Windscreen Savers and Makar Automotive were severely damaged in a blaze that was started by a welding operation.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
Former district resident and award-winning television producer Joanna Werner will no doubt be shopping for a glitzy gown ahead of the Emmy Awards in New York on February 20.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
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Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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