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Good growth in grassroots sport

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh Scorpions are celebrating 10-years on the soccer field this year. The local club was established in 2008 and at the...

Local stars shine at the MCG

By Todd Whelan Interleague – Ballarat v Goulburn Valley THE Ballarat Football League were brave on the game’s biggest stage but overrun late, falling short of...

BREAKING NEWS – Scotland in the clear

By Todd Whelan MOORABOOL NEWS EXCLUSIVE Following an independent investigation, initiated by the Ballarat Football League (BFL) on Wednesday July 4 into the post-match melee of...
Graeme Stewart with his medal for 62-years as a volunteer with the Darley FNC. Photo - DFNC

Deserving Devil

By Jessica Howard Graeme Stewart has topped off a stellar season for the Darley Devils. The head trainer and long serving volunteer was presented with...

Sports bonanza

By Helen Tatchell With only one week left of his political career, Geoff Howard has made a significant ‘last hurrah’ announcement for Moorabool, as he...

Cobras through to grand final

By Tim Saultry Cool and windy conditions greeted the Cobras in their Second Semi-final clash against minor premier Carisbrook at Sebastopol. With a Grand...
Kassie Furness Photos – submitted/RacingPhotos

Success in the saddle

By Kate Taylor Jockey Kassie Furness has finished her Racing Victoria apprenticeship – and is already in fine form. Furness rode a double at Ballarat late...
(L-R) Toni Lane and Louise Webb with their gold medals. Photo – Jessica Howard

Weight lifted from their shoulders

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh has not one, but two, gold medallists in its midst. Toni Lane and Louise Webb have returned home from the 2017...
The Brownlow Medal of the BJFL U16.5 football joint winner, Ballan local Riely Ranieri Photo - Helen Tatchell

Ranieri scores BFL’s Robert Allan

By Jessica Howard Moorabool’s Riely Ranieri is the joint winner of the Ballarat Football Netball League’s under-16.5 senior Robert Allan Medal. The Ballan resident claimed the prestigious...

Grassroots sport declines

By Jessica Howard Country football and netball clubs may face the final siren as they struggle with a lack of players and shrinking populations. In the...