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Summer soccer sessions

Thursday, 18th October, 2012

Under 12 soccer players are invited to try out for the BHSA Summer Academy. Under 12 soccer players are invited to try out for the BHSA Summer Academy.

Under 12 soccer players who are looking to take their game to the next level are being invited to try out for the Broken Hill Soccer Association's academy program.

The academy is held every year over the summer months and aims to improve and develop the skills of juniors.

BHSA Secretary, Lisa Baker, said the academy was a great way for kids to stay fit and receive specialised training in the off season.

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Taekwondo a hit

Tuesday, 16th October, 2012

Tharon Schultz worked hard to combat Koray Yigit’s aggressive style Tharon Schultz worked hard to combat Koray Yigit’s aggressive style

By Darrin Manuel

A good crowd filled the Railwaytown School hall at the weekend for an eyecatching display of martial arts action.

Competiors from all across Australia gathered for the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) tournament - the first of its kind to be held in the city.

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Roos give Robins a run

Monday, 15th October, 2012

Nick Christos top scored for West and then claimed the first wicket of South’s innings. Nick Christos top scored for West and then claimed the first wicket of South’s innings.

By Newcomer

In the second of the scheduled 20/20 double headers, West recorded win number two but not before South sent a scare through the West camp, and only fell at the final hurdle.

West batting first, were held to a moderate score of 98 but were then able to hold their nerve, keeping the Southerners to a even less moderate 6/78 from their alloted 20 overs on a perfect batting deck. The scores show that the bowling was on top all day.

South got off to a perfect start, having both Henry and Handberg dismissed cheaply and with the important wicket of Curtis Jelbert, West had slumped to 3/20 and South looked the goods.

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Last ditch pitch

Friday, 12th October, 2012

Softballers are hoping to attract some new participants to help keep the sport afloat in Broken Hill. Softballers are hoping to attract some new participants to help keep the sport afloat in Broken Hill.

By Ben Sheffield

Cheryl Meuret's ambition to play out an incredible 50th season of local softball have been thrown into doubt after just one team nominated for the season.

Softball was supposed to commence last Friday night but has been put on hold until October 19 in the hope that more teams will nominate and that the competition will get off of the ground.

"So far, only the Tigers have nominated. The Penguins, Excelsior and West Darling have all had trouble getting players together," Cheryl said.

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Turley bounces back

Thursday, 11th October, 2012

Kerry will be attending the famous Dakar Rally, as a member of Australian rally driver, Geoff Olholm’s, support crew. Kerry will be attending the famous Dakar Rally, as a member of Australian rally driver, Geoff Olholm’s, support crew.

Racer manages strong rally finish despite setback

By Ben Sheffield

Kerry Turley recovered from a mishap on the second day of a week-long rally to salvage an 11th place finish at the Australian Safari in Western Australia.

The Safari is an annual long distance off-road race that starts and finishes in Geraldton.

The event saw a 28- vehicle field in what Kerry Turley described as the best turnout in the five years he has been competing there.

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