IT has been a successful week for local owners with the locally part-owned Extreme Warrior winning the Group 3 Blue Sapphire Stakes very impressively over 1200m at Caulfield on Wednesday.
A FORMER Imperials player has added to his achievements recently, as Levi Kalms helped the South Dublin Swans to an AFL Ireland premiership at the weekend. A FORMER Imperials player has added to his achievements recently, as Levi Kalms helped the South Dublin Swans to an AFL Ireland premiership at the weekend.
The Wannon-based athlete retired from gymnastics last year and signalled her intention to pursue the winter sport, gaining selection in the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Aerial Skiing Program.
THE Portland Croquet Club held a come-and-try day at the Portland Botanic Gardens on the weekend, as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival. Full story in Friday's Observer.
THE Portland Football Netball Club hosted its 2021 best and fairest awards on Saturday, celebrating another year within the Hampden Football Netball League. Full details in Tuesday's Observer.
JOSH Dwyer and Alicia Moloney have claimed the top awards, as Port Fairy concluded its 2021 Hampden Football Netball League season with its best and fairest count on Sunday.
THE Grangeburn Bowling Club is set for a new look with the main green set to be replaced.
SPECTATORS have officially been ruled out with the 2021 Dunkeld Cup set to go ahead without crowds.
TALENTED winger, Nathan Rentsch, took out the Penshurst Football Netball Club senior best and fairest count with 29 votes coming home strong in the final round to hit the lead, while on the netball court, nothing could split coach, Sinaed Hasell, and goal-shooter, Rachael Mibus, who tied for the top honour.
Rentsch said after rising up through the juniors, it was a special experience to win a senior best and fairest at a club that meant so much to him.
“It was a great feeling and very humbling to win this award at such a great club that has a really good history with it, from playing juniors there, it means a lot,” he told The Spectator.
THE Hamilton and District Cricket Association (HDCA) has finalised its plans for the senior season with A grade set to take on a different look for the 2021-22 campaign.