Sport

Strong fields roll up for social bowls

A TOTAL of 15 players enjoyed three games of pairs and triples in fine and warm conditions at Heathcote Bowls Club on Wednesday, March 15.. Only one team won all three games, the winners being Chris Cail (s) and Denise Anderson (three wins, 44

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 24 2017
Sport

Tennis team in grand final

HEATHCOTE Tennis Club is back in the winner’s circle after narrowly defeating Redesdale/Sedgwick in the semi final on Saturday.. The Redesdale and District Tennis Association final series saw first-placed Heathcote move straight into the grand

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 23 2017
Sport

Funds help drug fight

THE drug ice is a major problem in the community and sporting clubs are not immune.. Under newly announced government funding, community sporting clubs will receive specialised alcohol and drug prevention training.. The devastating effects of drugs

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 23 2017
Sport

Golfers flock to autumn tournament

More than 220 players contested the three days of Axedale Golf Club’s annual Autumn Tournament, incorporating the Peter Kiely Memorial Trophy.. Scoring was as hot as the unseasonably warm weather, with Stableford scores in the high 40s taking out

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 23 2017
Sport

Sims takes stableford...

MARGARET Sims won the Stableford round played at Heathcote Golf Club on Wednesday.. Six ladies took part with Sims winning with 39 points. Daphne Hall was the runner-up on 30. The nearest the pin on the 8th was won by June Roberts and Hall took out

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Young Panthers feast...

HEATHCOTE Panthers’ basketball under 14 boys team have marched straight through to next week’s Bendigo Basketball Association grand final following a thrilling come from behind victory.. With a tight team of five and no interchange, the boys

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Town up for games

ARE you ready for Heathcote and district to come alive at the annual Heathcote Community Games?. This year’s event kicks off with a district sports day at the Barrack Reserve on Friday, March 24.. Friends, parents and community members are

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Taylor scores hole-in-one at Axedale

ROB Taylor set the Axedale Golf Course alight on Thursday, March 9 when he scored a hole in one.. Taylor scored the ace the par three 12th hole.. A total of 59 men took part in a stableford event at the club. The event was sponsored by Bendigo

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 17 2017
Sport

Team on top

HEATHCOTE Tennis Club has finished the season on top of the ladder despite losing its final round match.. The Redesdale and District Tennis Association kicks off its final series this weekend with Heathcote coming up against second placed

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 17 2017
Sport

Pink ladies tee off for cancer

THE ladies had a good field of 14 at Heathcote Golf Club on Wednedsay, March 8 for the Tee off for Cancer pink day with the slogan ‘Hope, faith and cure’.. The winning team in the knock-out ambrose format comprised Carol Stuart, Faye Lyall and

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 15 2017
Sport

Basketball rundown

A SUCCESSFUL season both on and off court has seen three Heathcote Panthers teams reach the finals of the Bendigo Basketball Association’s domestic competition.. Heathcote is the only town outside of Bendigo to have teams entered into this

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 15 2017
Sport

Smith returns to bowls...

NEVILLE Smith returned to bowls after several weeks off and won social bowls at Heathcote on Wednesday, March 8 and Saturday, March 11.. On Wednesday, 16 bowlers played three games of pairs. The winners were Neville Smith (s) and Denise Anderson

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 15 2017
Sport

Incredible win for...

In a tense final, local legend Eamon Gleeson kept calm to inspire his “Incredibles” team to victory in division one of Tuesday Night Pennant Bowls in Heathcote.. Down one shot going into the final end, Eamon, to the accompanying roar of a packed

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 10 2017
Sport

Cyclists blaze a trail along O’Keefe

ORGANISERS are hoping the inaugural Cycle the O’Keefe event will attract more cyclists to the region to ride the O’Keefe Rail Trail throughout the year.. The event will be held on the weekend of April 22-23 in conjunction with the O’Keefe Rail

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 10 2017
Sport

Home batsmen fail to fire in semi final

HEATHCOTE Cricket Club, proving that it is all about finding form at the right part of season, hosted Dingee in the Northern United Cricket semi final on Saturday on the back of some great individual performances during the year.. Luke Bell topped

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 09 2017
Sport

Region hosts AFL

THERE is still time to buy tickets to the AFL pre-season match between Geelong and Essendon at the Queen Elizabeth Oval in Bendigo on Sunday, March 12.. City of Greater Bendigo active and healthy communities manager Lincoln Fitzgerald said about

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 09 2017
Sport

Eight wins, two medals...

HEATHCOTE Golf Club’s first event for the new season was a monthly medal stroke on Wednesday.. It included the singles knockout qualifying, counting putts for the Grace Plane trophy and the first round club qualifying for the 2017 Silver Spoon

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The McIvor Ti...
Mar 08 2017
News

Thunder road the way...

SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Kodi Jacques grew up kicking the footy in the backyard with her brother Liam.. And now the former Heathcote netballer looks set to make a career out of it.. In a time where opportunities are finally opening up for women in football

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Vivienne Duck
Mar 08 2017
Sport

Over and out

HEATHCOTE Cricket Club’s season has come to an end with a loss at home in the semi final to Dingee on Saturday.. Batting first, Heathcote was bundled out for just 93 with Luke Bell (37) top scoring for the home side.. Needing early wickets

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David Chapman
Mar 08 2017
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