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Kevin Mansell Dsc 191820200509crop  TBW Newsgroup

Mount Gambier athlete looks back on nationally-recognised career

MANY people use running as an activity to keep fit, but few could match giant strides taken by retired Mount Gambier athlete Kevin Mansell. In...
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Limestone Coast athletes complete creative workouts to inspire others while training at home

THE Limestone Coast Regional Sporting Academy is yet another group in the region doing things differently in these unprecedented times. Since the COVID-19 pandemic closed...
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Athletes forced to run with prestigious event’s cancellation

THE affect of COVID-19 has been dramatic across all forms of sport and that includes athletics. Under the guidance of running coach Sally Taylor, some...
Leila Croker Brisbane20200216crop  TBW Newsgroup

Young athlete shines in national championships

It was a successful trip to Brisbane recently for 13-year-old Limestone Coast athlete Leila Croker. Croker headed up to the Sunshine State to represent South...
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Mount Gambier Tower Trail Run postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

WITH the latest changes from the Federal Government regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Tower Trail Run has been postponed June 2021. Originally set down...
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Local athlete represents country at Global Games

MOUNT Gambier athlete Amechai Bawden will don the green and gold when he represents Australia in the 800m and 1500m at the 2019 INAS...
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Region set for footrace return

THE Mount Gambier Gift athletics event is set to be resurrected following an almost decade-long hiatus with a new vision unveiled by the state's...
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Croker races into state record books

YOUNG athletics talent Leila Croker made waves on the big stage after she broke a 40-year-old state record at the School Sport SA track...
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Entries erupt ahead of gruelling Tower Trail event in Valley Lakes

THE torturous Tower Trail Run will return this Sunday and is anticipated to be the biggest and most difficult yet. Over 300 competitors from all...

Promising track athletes tour America

TWO local high school students have done Mount Gambier proud after returning home from an overseas competition with a swag of medals. The talented...

South East athletes test skills at Special Olympics

SOUTH East athletes Amechai Bawden, Jamal Seiler and coach Keith Seiler represented Mount Gambier at the National Special Olympics in Adelaide last month. The trio...

District Small Schools Sports Day

STUDENTS from Mil Lel, Compton, Moorak, Kongorong, Yahl, Glenburnie and Suttontown Primary Schools converged on Blue Lake Sports Park on Friday for the annual...

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STUNNING weather graced the Mount Gambier Golf Club last week as 37 women took to the fairways. The weather was reflective in the results, with...