World-first researcher recognised at Vic Sport Awards

AFTER spending more than a decade making sport more inclusive, Frankston resident and Monash University lead researcher Erik Denison is being acknowledged for his hard work with a nomination at the V...

Long Island storm back after long break

PENINSULA ONE day cricket has returned to MPCA after the Christmas break with a bang, with some big scores bringing in the new year. Long Island kicked things off positively, with opener Aaron Paxton...

Wallace Cup, pre-season guide

SOCCER THE seventh staging of the Wallace Cup and a glut of pre-season matches are top of the local soccer agenda. The 2019 Wallace Cup will be hosted by Baxter and will take place on Saturday 2 Febr...

Mt Eliza juniors roll into Aus Open

THREE talented juniors from the Mount Eliza Tennis Club will finally get their chance to assist the world’s best tennis players at the Australian Open on Monday 14 January. Having spent the past nine...

Grantley’s speedster Sound and firing

MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Rod Grantley has his speedy mare Waterford Sound flying this preparation having claimed three of her past four starts in country Victoria. The eight-year-old mare m...

Runners race into new year

JUNIOR and Senior athletes will be out to kick off the New Year with a bang when they line up in the 44th annual Rye Gift and Rye Junior Gift on Saturday 13 January. The Rye Gift and Athletic Carniva...

Girls reign supreme in Little Aths Christmas Handicap

MORNINGTON Little Athletics Centre topped off their year with their very own junior version of the Stawell Gift, the Christmas Handicap, on Saturday 8 December. Junior athletes from under-6s through ...

Bowls finals run and won

THE State Triples and Fours bowls competitions have been run and won in the past two weeks. After a re-schedule of play, the Triples were played at the Mount Eliza Bowling Club on Wednesday 5 Decembe...

Hodgson’s $3.4 million legacy

SOCCER GARY Hodgson’s legacy to Frankston Pines may be the greatest gift of any president in the club’s history. He was the driving force behind a push that started off with a successful bid for a gr...

Baxter get the win over Mt Eliza

PROVINCIAL BAXTER have pushed on to claim a victory over Mt Eliza at Greg Beck Oval. Needing just 36 runs to claim a first innings win with six wickets in hand, Baxter went on to surpass their target...