WHILE the courses at the Portland Golf Club and Heywood Golf Club remain shut due to the global coronavirus pandemic, in backyards, garages, paddocks and even lounge rooms around the region, many golfers are continuing to work on their game.
JACQUI Webb’s trip of a lifetime has been cut short with the Portlander’s adventure as part of the Clipper Round the World Yacht race postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
AFTER five months and 15 rounds of regular play, the Portland and District Cricket Association’s 2019-20 season has been cancelled on the eve of finals in a brutal competitive anti-climax.
PALACE Martial Arts has returned from the Australian Taekwondo Victoria Autumn Poomsae Championships with five gold medals.
MOUNT Clay Archers hosted the Greater Victorian Branch Shoot on the weekend with more than 80 competitors on show at the Heywood Sports Park.
BRANXHOLME-WALLACEDALE has finalised its netball coaching team for 2020, with Sonia McKay taking on the club’s top job as A grade coach.
THE inaugural Nat Bell Memorial Buckle stayed in the south-west after Heywood’s Morgan McLean topped the times in the Junior Barrel Race, the event Nat competed in each year, at the Branxholme Rodeo on Saturday.
THE Portland Basketball Association hosted some heated grand finals on Saturday when the Country Basketball League’s South West Conference came to town.
AFTER finishing second at last year’s Southern 80, Clancy Vaughan and his Arkham Asylum team is looking to go one better this year when they return to the Murray River on February seven.
THE Greater Western Victoria Rebels have announced their under-18 squad for the upcoming NAB League Girls season and Portland footballers Elli Aitken and Lashay Blurton have made the cut.