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(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...
Ballan Jockey Club President Billy Smith with Catherine Moon

Ballan strikes gold

By Helen Tatchell  The sport of king’s holy grail is coming to Ballan. Worth close to $200,000, the iconic 18-carat gold 2017 Melbourne Cup will visit...

COBRAS FOOTY BOMBSHELL

SHERLOCK RETIRES By Todd Whelan   BACCHUS MARSH FOOTBALL CLUB Captain Scott Sherlock has announced his retirement effective immediately. Sherlock broke the news to the club at training...
Bacchus Marsh College, Ice Skating centre

20 good reasons

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh may not have an ice rink, but that doesn’t stop young Connor Sidari-Alley from excelling at ice hockey. The 13-year-old Bacchus...

Teenager in national play-offs

By Helen Tatchell At just 14-years of age, Zali Ward spends up to four days a week travelling to Melbourne to attend an array of...

DEVILS LAND ‘BLUES BROTHER’

By Todd Whelan The Darley Football Club has secured the prized signature of delisted Carlton midfielder Nick Graham ahead of its 100th year in football. Graham...
Junior FNC Presidents (L-R) Darren Smith (Bacchus Marsh) and Matt Colley (Darley) with the new Cup up for grabs. Photo – Jessica Howard

Clashing for the cup

By Jessica Howard The rivalry between Darley and Bacchus Marsh has grown as the junior football and netball clubs fight to lay claim to a...

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...

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...
Hamish Coulton, pictured here with the 2016 BFL rookie of the year award, will represent the Energy Save Vic Country Under 19 football squad this weekend. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Young Cobra to represent Vic Country

By Jessica Howard  Hamish Coulton will don different colours this weekend as he represents the Energy Safe Vic Country Under 19 football squad. The young Bacchus...