Rock climbing talent on the up

FRANKSTON and the Mornington Peninsula have quietly seen a rise in junior rock climbing talent. A Carrum Downs indoor climbing gym at Bayside Rock Climbing has become a base camp for state and nation...

Greening wins FFA Cup tie in extra time

SOCCER GOALSCORING legend David Greening led Somerville Eagles to a nailbiting FFA Cup upset over Balmoral at Somerville Secondary College on Saturday. The man dubbed “The Green Machine” scored in th...

Knights facing an outright loss

SUB-DISTRICT By Mr & Mrs IT Gully BALLAM Park is staring down the barrel of an outright defeat against Tootgarook in MPCA Sub District cricket. The Knights batted first and lost their first six b...

Eagles chase big scalp

PENINSULA By Mr & Mrs IT Gully SOMERVILLE is just 34 runs short of victory against Red Hill in MPCA Peninsula cricket after 16 wickets fell on the opening day. The Eagles will resume this week at...

Hills in strong position

DISTRICT By Mr & Mrs IT Gully HEATHERHILL has placed itself in a commanding position against Mt Martha in MPCA District cricket. The Hills bowled out the Reds for 180 in the 68th over.  It should...

Wickets tumble at Lloyd Park

PROVINCIAL By Mr & Mrs IT Gully IT is going to be an enthralling second week of cricket at Langwarrin’s Lloyd Park this Saturday as the home team attempts to defend its measly total of 135. Baxte...

The 78-Storey Treehouse

ANDY and Terry’s treehouse just keeps on growing. With yet another 13 levels, it’s now got a Scribbletorium, a high-security potato chip storage facility (guarded by one very angry duck!) and even an...

Local lads welcomed home

THIS evening a welcome home will be accorded Corporal F. McDonald D.C.M. and Gunner H. Upton, (who have been invalided back from the front) at the Langwarrin Hall. At the same time a presentation wil...

Prime Minister’s whistlestop

FRANKSTON train station was a honeypot for politicians on both sides of the political spectrum last Monday (19 February). The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull turned up at the station about half an ho...

‘Sensation’ when kings return to bay

LARGE numbers of baby King George whiting have been recorded in fisheries surveys of Port Phillip for the second consecutive year. Victorian Fisheries Authority ceo Travis Dowling said anglers could ...