Friday, January 18, 2019

Kade bags five

It is the business end of the NSW District Cricket Association’s competitions with Newcastle featured in the Under 15 EG Weblin Shield and Under 16 CS Watson Shield semi-finals yesterday. The Under 15 side is...

Freddy’s no ‘Flash’ in the pan

Saturday night was special for Mt Vincent greyhound trainer Ian Betts who took his favourite dog Freddy’s Flash to The Gardens track for its 200th race start. The six-year-old veteran again took on the flashy...

Lake Mac boardriders among placegetters

Lake Macquarie surfers missed out on the major prizes, but riders from the local beaches picked up several minor placings in the Newcastle and Mid North Coast Regional Surfing Titles at the weekend. Merewether boardriders...

Newcastle Cricket: Round 10 – Day 2

Young guns among the runs Two of Wests CC’s best young cricketers, Cooper Lennox and Edan Brichta warmed up for their Bradman Cup carnival in Bathurst this week with outstanding batting performances in the top...

Scorpions – battered, but not beaten

Macquarie Scorpions ended the day battered, but they were still not beaten, after three serious injuries disrupted a tough day out against South Newcastle at Lyall Peacock Oval on Saturday. In a luckless first half,...

Lake Macquarie Sports Awards winners

Paralympic track and field athlete Erin Cleaver has won dual honours at the Lake Macquarie Sports Awards: being named Lake Macquarie Sportsperson of the Year and taking out the Scholarship for Athletes with a...

‘Field of Dreams’ taking shape

Pasterfield Sports Complex, Cameron Park’s new ‘Field of Dreams’, is taking shape as construction on the eight-hectare sporting and recreational hub reaches the halfway point. The $15 million project will deliver a new multi-sport field,...

State surf life saving glory on the line

Over 2000 of the state’s finest surf sport athletes will converge on Blacksmiths Beach from Friday, March 9 as the final competition of the 2018 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships kicks off. Competitors from across...

Newcastle District Cricket: Run home to the finals

Most of the holidaymakers and representative players are back on deck tomorrow for round 11 of the Newcastle District cricket competition. Four mouthwatering contests stand out in First Grade with competition leaders Merewether playing eighth...

Calling athletes for 2018 International Children’s Games

Lake Macquarie City Council and the Hunter Academy of Sport are calling for expressions of interest from athletes and coaches who would like to represent the City at the International Children’s Games (ICG) in...
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