Items filtered by date: October 2019
Yorke Peninsula para athlete, 18-year-old Hugo Taheny, of Point Turton, is home after claiming the discus world championship, and gold and silver medals, at the INAS Global Games in Brisbane, October 12-19.
Justin Twartz, formerly of Yorketown, has completed the iconic Australia marathon double, Sydney (his maiden marathon) in September 2018 and Melbourne in October 2019.
CMS Crows footballer Rhyley Newbold helped St Ann’s student residential college win the prestigious inter-college Douglas Irving-High Table Cup sports competition for the first time in 25 years.
Yorke Peninsula Hockey Association combined with Clare and Districts HA to enter four teams in the South Australian Regional Junior Hockey Championships at Port Lincoln, October 5-7.
Report by: "The Finger Roll"
Yorke Valley Basketball Association round three featured a number of high-scoring, fast-paced games.
Report by: Joan Hill
Closest division I game of the round was at Port Broughton where the home side won by three shots against Moonta Blue, the latter gaining only three points.
Report by: "NN"
Stansbury lost to the improved Curramulka, Yorketown was 12 shots down against Port Vincent, and Minlaton scored a win against last season’s premier Edithburgh.
Central Yorke and Maitland Lutheran School students participated in a Dream Cricket Gala Day on Friday, October 18.
South Australian Country Cricket chairman Ian Ravenscroft, of Moonta Bay, has nominated a Yorke Peninsula team for the inaugural Under 16 Girls’ Country Cup in the Barossa Valley, Monday to Thursday, January 6-9.