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  • Pies go down under pressure

    CAMPERDOWN’S euphoria from their round one win was dashed by Cobden with a 61 point victory at the Leura Oval on Saturday.­­The 134 to 73 point loss brought the Magpies, who faced an intense Bombers’ side, firmly back to earth.The away team came out swinging, eager to make up for last week’s loss to Koroit. […]

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  • Whiteside snares double

    THE final of the ladies club pairs were held recently.Winners were Ilma Daws (s) and Steph Whiteside, defeating Margaret Ryan (s) and Elizabeth Davis 20-8.The mixed pairs title was also decided with Max Johnson and Steph Whiteside victorious in the final over Graeme Fitzgerald and Elaine Waterfall.Despite trailing early, Max and Steph recovered to claim victory.A Golf […]

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  • Magpies open with victory

    CAMPERDOWN began its 2011 Hampden season with a big win over Terang Mortlake. The Magpies dominated play at the Terang Recreation Reser­ve to run out 36 point winners. Last year’s wooden spooners were a far improved outfit, with a youthful line-up doing the black and white justice. A more committed effort and more numbers at […]

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  • Mercy athletes excel

    MERCY Regional College has had great success in athletics and cycling over the past two weeks. Students competed at the HSSSA interschool sports on Wednesday. Mercy’s team won the day overall and had many standout results, with some competitors delivering record-breaking performances. Nathan Stevens, Olivia Duynhoven, Declan O’Connor and Jahd Anderson all won individual age […]

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  • Action aplenty at Mount Leura

    THE sound of roaring engines and the smell of petrol in the air signalled that the 2011 Mt Leura Hillclimb was in full swing on Sunday morning.The event, hosted by the Ballarat Light Car Club, was round three in the CSA Alloy Wheels Victorian Hillclimb Championship and drew 67 entrants from all over Victoria and […]

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  • Magpies set to fly

    CAMPERDOWN’S football and netball teams are ready to come out firing in their first clashes of the season on Saturday April 9.Camperdown Football Netball Club will face off against Terang Mortlake in the first round.Senior football coach Bernard Moloney, who is sharing the role with Russell Whiteford this season, said people can expect to see […]

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  • Life members inducted

    THE Hampden Tennis Association awarded life memberships to two of its long-serving committee-men at Sunday’s end of season presentations.Garry Clissold and Stephen Lucas were duly awarded with life membership to their beloved local tennis organisation.Garry began his tennis career at age 13 with the Naroghid Tennis Club.In 1976, Garry was named treasurer of the club, […]

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  • Ladies contest George Hill day

    THIRTEEN teams of lady golfers from around the district took part in the 2011 George Hill Day.Players came from Apollo Bay, Peter­borough, Cobden, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Timboon, East Framling­ham, Terang, Ballarat and Colac.Conditions were ideal with many favourable comments regarding the condition of the fairways, leading to some good scores being returned.This year, two scores were required on […]

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  • First up rider wins Harold Lamb Memorial

    A good roll up of 18 riders set their sights on the Harold Lamb Memorial last Thursday evening.A new member having her first ride with Camperdown, was Gemma Rodgers of Cressy.Riding off the handicap of six minutes, Gemma rode a good time of 13.13mins for her first race to take out the annual event.Adam Rowe […]

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  • South West’s top cricketers rewarded

    THE South West Cricket Association hosted its 2010/11 season presentation night on Monday in Noorat.Division one winners: Cricketer of the Year: Ben Grinter (Terang) 16 votes, bowling aggregate: Warren Attrill (Noorat) 33 wickets, batting aggregate: Clinton Baker (Bookaar 460 runs).Division two: Cricketer of the Year: Wayne Ross (Ecklin) 14 votes, bowling aggregate: David Absalom (Camperdown) 33 wickets, batting aggregate: […]

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