Mitchell ‘rapt to be back’

BLAIRGOWRIE Boxer Jayde Mitchell returned in winning form on Saturday 17 March defeating South American boxer Ariel Alejandro Zampedri at the Melbourne Pavilion. Mitchell proved that his neck injury ...

Noonan driven for success

THIS racing season means more than usual for Mornington-bred jockey Jake Noonan as he aims to set a positive example for his newborn son, Isaac. Noonan “is more driven than ever” to be at his best an...

Blind golfers tackle Australian titles

MORE than 20 blind golfers from across Australia descended upon the Rosebud Country Club for the Victorian Blind Golf Championships and the ISPS HANDA Australian Blind Golf Open two weeks ago. The go...

Parkdale revives Gift at a ‘new level’

THE PARKDALE Gift will be revived after 54 years on the sidelines and is set to showcase some untapped indigenous talent with two sprinters from far north Western Australia making the journey down so...

Mornington horseman jumps through the grades

RIDING track work since the age of 12, Mornington-based horseman Clayton Douglas has risen through the ranks of the racing industry to ride his first Victorian metropolitan winner at Moonee Valley on...

Women’s baseball in full swing

MORNINGTON Pirates women’s baseball team is hoping to add some wind to their sails this season under the guidance of new head coach Jo Schutt (pictured right). Schutt, who returned last year after ta...

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...

Schonewille chips through three-way playoff

ROSEBUD Country Club member Andrew Schonewille has secured his spot on the PGA Tour Series – China after winning a three-way playoff for the 15th and final card on Sunday 4 February. After sitt...

Riley reaches world’s junior top 10

WHEELCHAIR tennis player Riley Dumsday has broken into the top 10 world junior boy’s rankings after taking out the Melbourne Open the week before last. The Mornington Elite Tennis Academy junior push...