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Riding proud

BROADFORD Paralympian, Joann Formosa OAM has been honoured by the Broadford Lions Club with a sign at the entrance to the town she grew up in. The sign was designed and produced by Lion Bill...

If you build it, they will come

by Jackson Russell MITCHELL Shire’s own field of dreams is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend. Mitchell Majors Baseball Club started in 1998 after president Phil Minnitt’s children decided they didn’t want to play football anymore.With...

Kilmore’s huge cheerleading win

By Joshua Wells JUST moments before the Kilmore Arctics Cheer and Dance squad took to the stage for their first ever competition, head coach Ashley White tinkered with their learned routine to change it up. The...

Wallan falls to third place

By Joshua Wells  WALLAN Magpies Football has fallen to third place on the ladder following their second loss of the year. At Greenhill Reserve, the Macedon Cats, who are the reigning champions, came with clear intent...

AFL chips in

SPORT in the Gisborne area is set to receive a significant boost with funding for multiple projects announced on Thursday. AFL Victoria representatives visited the town to announce a $100,000 funding commitment to the two...

Funding hopes hiJJacked

THE Kilmore Football Club’s drive for new social club rooms at the JJ Clancy Reserve saw a setback on several fronts – a miss of significant funding in this year’s budget and a lack...

Sports minister visits Macedon Ranges

by Jackson Russell VICTORIAN Minister for Sport John Eren visited the Macedon Ranges on Thursday, June 14 to meet with Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas and representatives from Macedon Ranges Shire Council regarding sporting needs...

Magpies open new court

by Jackson Russell GREENHILL Reserve’s second netball court officially opened on Wednesday, easing the pressure on local facilities. The new netball court at Wallan Football Netball Club’s headquarters helps the Magpies keep up with the boom...

Little Aths receives life saving tool

TWO Macedon Ranges sports organisations have been successful in receiving a package that could save lives. Lancefield Romsey Little Athletics Centre was announced by Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas last week a successful applicant in...

Quick thinking saves junior footballer’s life after cardiac arrest

By Joshua Wells WALLAN’S Liam Birch remains in high spirits in hospital following his ‘horrifying’ cardiac arrest during an Under 19.5s clash with Rupertswood on Saturday. The youngster remained in the care of doctors as experts...