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More kids ‘sticking up’ for hockey

JUNIOR hockey is experiencing a growth spurt as Geelong’s biggest club prepares for the 2013 season. Newtown Hockey Club’s Claire Barnes said numbers in the...

Big Cats sink teeth into fund-raiser for kids

THE CATS are putting their buns on the line to raise money for a charity helping kids with brain damage. Trent West sank his teeth...

Leaders call on golfers to play for McKellar Centre

THE leaders of two of the region’s biggest organisations have called for entries to an annual golf day raising money for Geelong’s McKellar Centre. Mayor...

Local kids in swim benefits study

BABIES and pre-schoolers who learn to swim reach developmental milestones ahead of land-restricted peers, according to a study involving local children. Griffith University researchers included...

Head knocks could force retirement, says Cat coach

CONCERN over brain injuries from concussions could finish an AFL player’s career, Geelong Cats assistant coach Dale Amos has conceded. But Amos said he believed...

3000-plus entries make multisport a ‘huge success’

GEELONG Multisport Festival attracted more than 3000 participants over an “extremely successful” three days, according to organisers. USM Events’ Courtney Akrigg praised the Geelong community...

Tayla’s sacrifice

Swinger: Tayla shows her batting style.ERIN PEARSONSOFTBALL champion Tayla Supple will spend Christmas on a plane as she travels around South Africa for the...

NBL set to play again in Geelong

MELBOURNE Tigers and Adelaide 36ers will play off in September when national league basketball returns to Geelong, according to officials. The pre-season game will be...

Puck, 8, blows away Tornado team

Little winner: Torquay Tonadoes players celebrate Puck Klassen’s goal spree.ERIN PEARSONAN EIGHT-year-old Torquay girl led the town's under-15 hockey team to victory in a...

Suckling chasing adventure title

Riding high: Grant Suckling in action.ERIN PEARSONHIGHTON endurance athlete Grant Suckling will chase an Anaconda Adventure Race series title after adding a silver medal...

Geelong hosts canoe champs

ERIN PEARSON GEELONG will be buzzing with canoeing enthusiasts this weekend when the Australian Canoeing Marathon Championships come to town. Participants from across Victoria and interstate...

Cats man up for Port clash

ERIN PEARSON A FULL-strength Geelong side will take on at home an injury plagued Port Adelaide after narrowly clinching a tough victory against Fremantle interstate...

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Perth man faces historic Lovely Banks sex offence charges

A Perth man faces charges over seven Lovely Banks sexual offences dating back to 1986, involving two victims who were boys at the time. Sexual...