Peninsula Boxer bound for Commonwealth Games

AFTER narrowly missing out on qualifying for the past two Commonwealth Games, Peninsula Boxer Jason Whateley will join 13 of Australia’s top boxers at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April....

Junior golfer sets sights on state final

JUNIOR golfer Molly McLean has had a golf club in her hand since she was able to walk and now she’s teeing off with a GA Handicap of 11.6 at just 11-years-old. The Rosebud Country Club golfer has gro...

Wheelchair tennis player national champ

JUNIOR wheelchair tennis player Riley Dumsday, of Mornington, has been victorious at the Australian National Junior Wheelchair Championships just one year after making his debut in the tournament las...

Late starter smashes through the rankings

IN JUST over a year, junior tennis player Emmerson Priest, of Mt Eliza has risen from competing in entry level competition for the Mornington Tennis Club to sitting in the top 50 of Victoria’s under-...

Pro boxer empowers the vulnerable

TAKING up boxing to protect himself and his family at the young age of 12, professional welterweight boxer Adam Kaoullas is now giving back to the sport by empowering the vulnerable. Now aged 23, and...

Kennedy called up for Carlton

AFTER just her third season of football, 18-year-old Bridie Kennedy, of Dromana has been drafted to Carlton for the 2018 AFLW season. A standout player through both her talent and a pink ribbon she w...

New and improved sports facilities in Rosebud

MEMBERS of the Rosebud sporting community can look forward to a new sporting pavilion complex at Olympic Park Recreation Reserve, Rosebud. Council approved the tender for works on Tuesday 10 October ...

Soccer star secures national championship

IT HAS been a massive year for up and coming 14-year-old soccer player, Patrick Hogan, whose endless hours of training has taken him to the peak of junior soccer in Australia. The Padua College stude...

Golf club has the “most potential in Australia”

A FORMER Australian professional golfer regards the Mornington Golf Club as the “club with the most potential in Australia”. Mark Allen, who played competitively for 15 years, told the 1116 SEN liste...

“World class athlete” signs as lifesaving coach

CURRENT World Iron Woman and Nutri Grain series champion, Harriet Brown, will join the Mornington Life Saving Club as their new Water Coach and Youth Mentor next month. After saying goodbye to the cl...