Echuca’s Lloyd Woolman could intimately know every twist and turn of the Southern 80 course after this weekend, taking part in five events over the two days.GEORDIE COWAN February 15, 2012 4:59am
The 16-year-old skied in unlimited inboard social and junior social on Saturday, as well as in the junior expert and F2 expert yesterday, winning the junior social and junior expert events.
He also observed for Moama’s Billy Barnes in the tadpoles under 10 class on Saturday afternoon.
The last of those events came yesterday, skiing behind Thunder Storm in the F2 expert class, with his dad Gavin driving and Moama’s Neville Barnes observing as the team finished fifth in a time of 41:09.
‘‘It was a good run,’’ Lloyd said.
‘‘The going was pretty hard, but everyone was happy and the boat held together.
‘‘We were sort of hoping this morning that we’d have a good run, which we did, so it all went according to plan.’’
Convicted murderer Steven James Bradley remains calm in face of guilty verdict in trial for murder of teenager Michelle Buckingham in 1983.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
ECHUCA police are still investigating the cause of an accident which saw a car and train collide on Ogilvie Ave on Friday night.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin footballers Will Shaw and Cooper Wallace (pictured) have gone head-to-head with the state’s best at the recent AFL NSW/ACT Joss Under-14 State Zone Trials in Albury.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
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