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Young Stawell gymnasts shine

Stawell gymnasts Paige Davies and Arwyn McInnes have qualified for the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics junior Victorian championship repechage following a successful competition at the Eureka Gymnastics Club. Both Davies and McInnes finished in the top five

Friday, 15:51 in Sport

Cancer support program to continue in Grampians region

Grampians residents affected by cancer will be able to access a second comprehensive survivorship education, exercise and wellness program over eight weeks, starting from Thursday, October 12. The Exercise and Supportive Survivorship Care program will pr

Thursday, 15:54 in Regional

Behind closed doors: Clean up starts at former Pleasant Creek Hospital

Members of the public could be walking through the eerie corridors of the former Pleasant Creek Hospital site as early as the Halloween weekend in October. Two weeks after formalising a lease, new owner Keenan Quinsee from Ballan, has started cleaning up

Thursday, 15:54 in Regional

Caldwell takes out high gun

A small group of shooters gathered for the Callawadda / Stawell Clay Target Club’s monthly shooting competition on Saturday, September 16. There was perfect shooting conditions for the continental day of shooting. Beaufort’s Charlie Caldwell took out th

Thursday, 14:37 in Sport

Stawell to host another burnout

The Stawell Motor Sports Club will be hosting another burnout competition on Saturday. Some of the best naturally aspirated cars from around Australia will make their way to Stawell for the 2017 Burnouts Australia Magazine AspoNats competition. Cars will

Thursday, 14:05 in Sport

Stawell hosts Holden scramble

More than 70 golfers from across 17 different clubs gathered at the Stawell Golf Club for a Holden Scramble event on Saturday, September 16. Players competed for a range of prizes and for the opportunity to advance to the state championships held in Melb

Thursday, 13:27 in Sport

Stawell Warriors football season review

Stawell’s football teams were ravaged by injury in 2017, but a number of positives have been taken away from the season.RECRUIT: New player Sean Mantell had a solid first year with the Warriors, tallying nine votes in the league's best and fairest count.

Thursday, 12:20 in Sport

Matthews named as volunteer of the year

Colene Matthews’ dedication and commitment to the Stawell Football Netball Club was recognised at Monday night’s Wimmera Football and Netball vote count, where she was awarded with the Wimmera Netball Association volunteer of the year award. Matthews is

Thursday, 12:12 in Sport

Male primary school teacher numbers dropping, will be 'extinct' by 2067, study finds

The number of male teachers has dropped so dramatically there will be none left in Australian primary schools within 50 years unless governments take action, researchers claimed. Australia's first longitudinal study of teacher numbers found the number of

Thursday, 11:42 in Regional

Marathon training pays off for Tyler

Vicki Tyler has finally secured a win, taking out the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club’s Young’s Sportspower 10 kilometre handicap last weekend.Tyler raced away to victory ahead of fellow Horsham runner Sharon Howden. Tyler said the victory has been long-aw

Thursday, 11:20 in Sport

Teams prepare for V/Line Cup

Preparations for next week’s V/Line Cup are nearly complete, with the girls and boys Western Bulldogs Next Generation Academy (WB NGA)teams being presented with their playing jumpers on Wednesday night. Ararat Storm players Isabella Simmons, Renee Saulit

Thursday, 11:08 in Sport

Stawell Warriors netball season review

Despite going through the A-Grade season without notching a win, major steps forward were made for Stawell’s netball teams. The Warriors had four out of six teams qualify for the Wimmera Netball Association finals, with one just side finishing just one p

Thursday, 10:30 in Sport

Field named as reserves' best and fairest

Stawell Warrior Shane Field has taken out the Wimmera Football League reserves best and fairest award despite missing more than half the season.The ruckman polled 15 votes to finish one vote clear of Ararat’s Jake Strafehl and Warrack’s Jordan Taylor. Fi

Thursday, 09:30 in Sport

Women's day basketball | September 18

After a number of blowouts across the last few weeks, Monday’s women’s day basketball action saw both games tightly contested. Ricksteel Fabrications and D.A.M Farming met in the first game of the day, with D.A.M coming away with a 20-17 win. Ricksteel t

Thursday, 09:25 in Sport

Stawell Warriors female football season review

Stawell’s debut season in the Deakin University Female Football League will go down as a success according to the team’s coach. The Warriors won two games and drew one this year, but coach Andrew Bach said there were more important things than wins and l

Wednesday, 16:43 in Sport
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