Two of Benalla's best rowers have excelled at the Pan Pacific Games on the Gold Coast.MEG PIGRAM November 16, 2012 4:02am
Benalla's Lis O'Halloran, Olympic beach volleyballer Natalie Cook and Anne Cresswell on the Gold Coast at the Pan Pacific Games.
Instead of being the Olympian, beach volleyball starlet Natalie Cook left those duties to two Benalla rowers at the Pan Pacifics.
Lis O’Halloran and Anne Cresswell have this week returned home from the largest biennial masters Pan Pacific Games held at Broadbeach on the Queensland Gold Coast.
Lis only recently joined the sport but she still managed to bag a gold gong after making a huge improvement since the Victoria Championships in September which left her as world number one and just one spot shy of setting a new Australian record.
The final events of the meet were impromptu mixed teams, mixed ages, over 2000
While Lis is still marvelling at her humble success, Anne, who has competed in three Pan Pacs Games, already holds eight world records for indoor rowing in the 70-74 age group.
Anne also placed first in the four minute row and took out the 1000
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The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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