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Sports grants boost

The growth of female sports participation is set to bring a financial windfall for several local clubs, after a state government funding announcement last...

Sports plan fails to attract cash

Local MP Catherine King has called on the federal government to fund upgrades on sporting facilities around Bacchus Marsh in this week’s budget. Ms King,...

Cash flows for gender fight in Moorabool

A new Moorabool council program promoting gender equality at local sports clubs has been given a financial boost. The state government announced more than $180,000...

Soccer plan kicks off

Salesian College has been proposed as a site for a major regional soccer facility for the Hume and Macedon Ranges areas, according to the...

Local footy scores AFL Victoria cash

AFL Victoria will pitch in $200,000 for major sports reserve upgrades at Melton and Eynesbury. AFL Victoria strategy, government and infrastructure manager Shayne Ward announced...

Big change for Lakers

Caroline Springs Football Club’s sports ground is in for a $500,000 upgrade thanks to a government grant. The grant will go towards new women’s changerooms...

And then there was light

Soccer and cricket players are celebrating in Bacchus Marsh as a major upgrade to the lighting at Masons Lane Recreation Reserve has been unveiled. Bacchus...

Hoops hopes on the rise

If determination and work ethic have anything to do with it, Alieu Chol will be taking his basketball talent to the world. The 19-year-old has...

Kryal knight aims for a bullseye ride

Kryal Castle resident knight Phillip Leitch and his steed, Valiant, have been sharpening their skills for this weekend’s horse archery tournament. About 15 archers from...

In leaps and bounds

Samantha Bradfield is busier these days than many 19-year-olds. The Bacchus Marsh teen, who has a developmental delay which affects her speech, is training to...

Squash run hits four

Melton Secondary College girls have outplayed the competition to snatch up their fourth state secondary squash championship title in a row. The intermediate year 10...

Wrestler grapples with fame

Jake Navara has copped a broken arm, three concussions, two broken noses, torn ligaments and a dislocated elbow from wrestling – but he’s still...

Teen sets high goals

A young Melton netballer has set herself some big goals for the future and she’s on her way to achieving them after landing a...

Cubs take on nation

Hard work and persistence has paid off for seven young players from Caroline Springs-based club Sunshine George Cross Club. Under-12 footballers Jake Jurica, Danidu Aluthjage,...

Todd Woodbridge inspires a racket

Hundreds of excited Bacchus Marsh youngsters have enjoyed meeting and playing tennis with 22-time Grand Slam champion Todd Woodbridge. Woodbridge visited Bacchus Marsh Primary School...

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Panthers show fight

Melton South produced its best performance in a couple of years but still wasn’t able to come away with the points in the Ballarat...