‘One to watch’: Sophie Boyle ready for next step after unexpected selection
For rising talent Sophie Boyle, Aussie Rules Football is still considered a fun pastime. But in a serious indication of the 15-year-old’s potential on the football field,
Eight back-to-back matches, 6.30 am wake up calls and recovery ice baths were in store for Benalla’s Milly Evans at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury earlier this month.
Sporting clubs across Benalla and district are being encouraged to apply for funding through the 2019-2020 Sporting Club Grants Program.
Benalla’s Ailsa McMillan is showing women in gliding just how it’s done, capping off another successful FAI Women’s World Championships last week. McMillan took out four of the nine races at Lake Keepit, just west of Tamworth.
What a season the Country Basketball League has produced. While I’m by no means a basketball expert, watching the Breakers take on the North East in the 2019/20 season has been an entertaining experience to say the least.
For the first time in over a decade, the Union Cyclist Internationale (UCI) BMX Supercross World Cup will be held in Australia, with the opening rounds at the Shepparton BMX Track on February 1 and 2.
Benalla tennis star Matt Crittenden played an integral part in Goulburn Valley’s recent win at the 64th Inter-Regional Country Championships, securing the men’s 35-49 doubles title with partner Luke Dixon in dominant fashion.
Controlling Benalla’s offence this season has been the job of Isabella Riley. In her first season at CBL level, it’s been a fast, but impressive rise for the teen.
Benalla Breakers’ final match of the season epitomised their year. It was one of missed chances. The Breakers have seen a massive improvement from their inaugural 2018-19 season.
Benalla Lady Breakers’ inaugural season came to an end on Sunday, but despite finishing the year bottom of the pack, there is plenty to look forward to in 2020 for women’s basketball in the region.
In a terrific effort, Benalla Racing Club’s recent Comfort Inn Benalla Kids Day Out raised $4151.40 for the Victorian Bushfire Appeal. General manager Cam Symes said the club was “absolutely thrilled” with the event’s success.
A massive effort from Benalla’s Mitchell Nicholson couldn’t bring the Bushrangers’ A-reserve squad back from the brink in their match with City Colts, as the visitors held on for a three wicket win on Saturday.
Benalla Bushrangers A-grade side has pulled of their biggest scalp of the season, beating City Colts by 50 runs on Saturday. And it was the winning partnership of Benalla’s James Carboon (51) and Josh McCallum (49) which sealed the win.
For Amelia Skilbeck, the feeling of winning a premiership is what playing netball is all about. Having won a few flags in her time with Goorambat in the Benalla and District league, it’s those experiences that continue to push Skilbeck.
A 33-year-old Shepparton man has been identified as the victim of Monday’s fatal collision in Arcadia.
A driver has died following a collision with a truck in Arcadia this morning.
The Hume Freeway is closed towards Melbourne, just outside of Wangaratta, due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are on site. Motorists are advised to detour at the Great Alpine road exit to get back on to the Hume Freeway. Northbound lanes...