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.
After spending two games in the WAFL Michael Barlow has been recalled to play for Fremantle against St Kilda this weekend.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
The Moama-Echuca Border Raiders took a big stride into the Bendigo Amateur Soccer League for 2016 with a solid, four-grade performance at Eaglehawk’s Truscott Reserve on Sunday.
THE town’s schools celebrated Education Week last week.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
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 Pre-school staff members were overwhelmed by the response to their annual Garden Express Spring Bulb fundraiser.
For most 10-year-olds, mischievous isn’t a word often found in their vocabulary, let alone having the ability to spell it correctly. But for Cobram Anglican Grammar Year 5 student Cadence Pang, it’s all in a day’s work.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
Farmers from northern Victoria will join a protest rally over milk prices in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday.
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