Strikers return to State 2 South-East

SOCCER FOOTBALL Federation Victoria will announce this week that Peninsula Strikers have been reinstated in State 2 South-East after being relegated last season. The federation contacted Strikers lat...

Jobling blasts a big ton

SUB-DISTRICT BONEO moved back into the top four after knocking over Ballam Park in MPCA Sub District cricket on Saturday. The Pandas (68 points) moved two points clear of Tyabb and Carrum in fifth an...

Blues hit rock bottom

DISTRICT HASTINGS fell to its worst defeat of the season on Saturday in MPCA District cricket, humiliated by Rye. While the Demons started the season well, its form in recent times has been equally a...

Tight run to finals

PENINSULA THINGS have tightened right up in MPCA Peninsula cricket with five sides from third to seventh within one game of one another. Pines jumped into third place on Saturday with a great win ove...

Kangas graduate to top spot

PROVINCIAL FINALLY, there was some play in MPCA Provincial cricket on Saturday. It was a great week for Langwarrin CC, who jumped to the top of the table, relegating Peninsula Old Boys to second plac...

Seaford man accidentally shot by local youth

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn JOHN Stewart, of Carrum Vale Farm, Seaford, was shot on Sunday, through the foot, by a pea rifle carried by a youth named Shoall, the weapon accidently going off. The bulle...

Boxing legend championed

A CHAMPION was recognised by thousands of well-wishers at the unveiling of boxer Johnny Famechon in Ballam Park on Sunday (21 January). The 2.5-high metre bronze sculpture was unveiled in an emotiona...

Cafe moves in at yacht club

A COMMERCIAL cafe on the lower ground floor of the building partially leased by the Frankston Yacht Club is paying a minimal “peppercorn” rent to Frankston Council. Boomtown Barbecue last month moved...

Trapeze enthusiasts enjoy a leap of faith

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease, Those daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze THE song lyrics were the perfect description for young daredevils at the Fly Factory’s flyin...

X-rays show cracks after quarry jump

A MT ELIZA boy was lucky not to suffer spinal injuries when he landed awkwardly after jumping from a 20-metre cliff at Moorooduc quarry, Mt Eliza, last week. Vincent Davies, 12, was swimming with fri...