Ian rides for the team

Balaklava’s Ian Wilson received a great welcome from his workmates and other members of the community last Friday morning when he rode into Balaklava in a peloton for Ride for Sick Kids. In his first ride, Ian, who works for Balco, a sponsor of the ride, had been in training for the event, riding 1000kms […]

Owen stuns Hamley Bridge

DIVISION ONE In a low scoring affair, Owen ended Hamley Bridge’s unbeaten run with an upset six shot win with two rinks up. Neil Harkness (O) accounted for Mal O’Brien (HB) 25-13; Graham Simpson (O) defeated Harry Frencken (HB) 22-15, while Hamley’s rink points were gained by Andy Lemmon (HB) who beat Tim Harkness (O) […]

Supercross Champs

The first round of the Australian Supercross Championships was at Jimboomba Queensland, before making tis way up to the Sunshine Coast to Coolum Beach for round two on October 6. The high flying championship featured Australia’s top riders along with international  stars. Two-time Australian Supercross champion, America’s Justin Brayton was there to defend his crown. […]

Upsets in the top comp

Last Wednesday night, an umpiring course was run by Adelaide Plains Basketball Association for new green shirts incorporating a refresher for existing green and grey shirt umpires. There were 40 participants and thanks were extended to Kirrily White for organising the night. There were plenty of smiling faces on Friday night as the Hoops participants […]

Candy has racing over the barrel

Determined. Persistent. Consistent. These are the words to describe local barrel racer, Candy Michaelis, who is somewhat of an anomaly in the rodeo world. Candy’s an inspiration for any young girl who dreams of chasing her equestrian dreams, no matter what the discipline. The Lewiston-based rider has been living and breathing rodeo for as long […]

Plains lads make history

THE APFL Under 14 side came home with the winners shield for the first time ever at the SANFL Central Zone carnival played at Burra on Sunday. The carnival is played in a round robin format between the APFL, North Eastern, Northern Areas, Yorke Peninsula and Barossa, Light and Gawler Leagues. The APFL won three […]

NENA Reports Round 15 (Split Round) August 4, 2018 Blyth/Snowtown v BSR A1 – Blyth/Snowtown 41 def by BSR 50 BSR came out firing with strong shooting and movement by Rebecca Moyne to take a six goal lead at quarter time. Blyth/Snowtown made changes and increased their intensity causing many turnovers for an even second […]