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Top votes claim medal

By Chris Thom Ballan's 1st XI Captain, Michael Snaith has received the highest Ballarat Cricket Association award for the 2nd Grade competition. Michael picked up the...

Footy season starts Saturday – Bacchus Marsh Cobras

By Todd Whelan Bacchus Marsh face the toughest test of all BFNL clubs in their opening three rounds against North Ballarat City (away), Darley (away)...
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...
Reserve Chairperson Bill Smith and BFNC member Joanne Raffaele, show the cracks in the court that a $2 coin can fit in. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Reserve – not what it’s cracked up to be

By Helen Tatchell Cracks are appearing at the Ballan Recreation Reserve sporting facility, literally. The multi-use netball court was nearly deemed unusable after large long and...
(L-R) Back - Principal Melinda Williams, Tennis legend Todd Woodbridge, Fiona Manifold (ANZ) and (front) students, Mia, Ryder, Isla and Brinn  Photo – Jessica Howard

Racquets just ace

By Jessica Howard Prep students from Bacchus Marsh Primary School have been served up 130 new tennis racquets. Todd Woodbridge, a 22-time grand slam Australian tennis...

Footy season starts Saturday – Darley

By Todd Whelan Sure, 2019 deserves a clean slate but there are two lingering statistics that can't be ignored when Darley hosts Sunbury in the...
(L-R) Bill Lucas and Moorabool News’ sports writer Todd Whelan are ready to broadcast on Apple 98.5fm the local Bacchus Marsh and Darley football matches, starting with Round 1 this Saturday at Maddingley Park, featuring the 2017 grand final replay between the cross town rivals. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Footy on the airwaves

By Jessica Howard Cross town football rivals Darley and Bacchus Marsh will receive equal airtime on Apple 98.5fm this season. The community radio station will cover...

Pony club course upgraded

By Helen Tatchell Earthworks and a redevelopment of the grounds at the BMRRR has seen some big changes, but for the better. The local pony club...

2018/19 Presentation – Ballan Cricket Club

Over 130 people have attended the club’s presentation evening. The night began with a welcome by President Noel Heafield and an early, unexpected, Life Membership...
(L-R) Mel Halliday, Zhoe Clarke and Ash Halliday are part of the Senior Women’s football team for the Bacchus Marsh Cobra’s. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Be a part of the trend

By Jessica Howard  Bacchus Marsh Cobras are encouraging more women to join the female football revolution. Bacchus Marsh Football Netball Club women’s coordinator, Rod Bertram said...