Jamestown Races on track

Everything is set for another successful Jamestown Races event on the long weekend, Saturday, October 2. The event’s ‘normal’ six-race program is planned, with tote and bookies on course. Sky TV will be showing at various locations around the venue, giving patrons a birds-eye view from around the tracks throughout the day. This year the […]

Premiership victory for Tayla

BALAKLAVA’S Tayla Williams has been soaking up a premiership win in the state’s Premier League Netball grand final, with Contax defeating Matrics by a nail-biting one goal on Friday evening. The 21-year-old Contax wing defence said it was an “incredible” feeling. “It feels like it was probably a bit of a long time coming, it’s […]

Olympic medallist relives golden moments

‘Once an Olympian, always an Olympian’. That was the special message Deserie Baynes pictured received on a card with the athlete’s oath from the Australian Olympic Committee ahead of the Tokyo Olympics before it kicked off last week. And so, it is true for the bronze medallist, two-times Olympic shooter, and mum of three from […]

Anna’s Olympic memory remains strong

It may have been 37-years ago, but the Los Angeles Olympic Games are as clear today as ever for Olympian swimmer Anna McVann (Hawker) of Clare. She was a 15-year-old Adelaide schoolgirl when she competed in her first Olympic Games in 1984, but it was to be just the beginning of her Olympic experiences, in […]

Women bowlers prepare to battle Victoria

Patiently practicing in the wings for their debut in the upcoming bowls series against Victoria later this month is Riverton’s Cath Greenslade and Laura’s Karin Lynch. Cath, a reigning Women’s State Representative of the Year, joins a squad of four to play second in rink three, while Karin is set to also play second in […]

Ben’s black belt honour

Ben Mann is possibly Mid North’s youngest person to achieve a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Freestyle Martial Arts, and he already has his eyes on the next level. On the cusp of his 23rd birthday, the Hamley Bridge resident gained what he described as one of his “hardest gradings of his life so far”, […]

Kellock leads Tigers to premiership

Burra export Ellie Kellock captained the Glenelg Football Club to its first SANFLW premiership at Thebarton Oval on Saturday, defeating West Adelaide 5.10 (40) – 2.5 (17). In the club’s centennial year, Ellie said the win had not quite “sunk in yet”. “It was just unreal from start to finish,” she said. “When we kicked […]

Sonia builds her way to third place in bodybuilding comp

In her very first competition, Clare’s Sonia Goss has taken out third place in the Australasian Natural Bodybuilding, South Australian over-35 bikini model category. Sonia entered both the novice and bikini model categories and was judged overall on “great shape presence, overall beauty and confidence”. “Competitors are judged on condition, symmetry, shape and presentation and […]