Monthly Archives: July 2014

Heading sky high

Sally Alden He’s a long, lean sports machine; and standing at 6.1ft, Primary School student Nathan Clark is heading to the Nationals in his chosen sport of basketball. Nathan will be heading to Townsville as part of the NSW Primary Schools Boys Basketball Team in mid August. The 12 year-old from near Caroona enjoys the structure and the challenge of his sport and hopes to make it his...

Deputy to run for Mayor

Sally Alden If past performance is and indicator the upcoming Mayoral elections may see the young pup steal the golden bone from the old hound. Earlier this year a vote of ‘No Confidence’ was passed by council in current Mayor Ian Lobsey, a vote that still stands. Since then, Deputy Mayor, Andrew Hope - who is also a local business owner- has amassed time and experience on the...

Success at National Youth Championships

Jared Beaman Quirindi local Madison Sharp has recently participated in the Westfield National Youth Championships as part of the Northern NSW Select Squad. Her team, which also consisted of fellow Northern Inland Football players Phoebe Cave and Hollie Constable, played particularly well and managed to win three of their five matches. The tournament was held at Coffs Harbour’s C.ex International Stadium from July 7 to July 11. In...