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Adelaide team outruns local school sides

Friday, 9th November, 2012

The batsman fails to connect for an attempted lofted shot. The batsman fails to connect for an attempted lofted shot.

By Ben Sheffield

A cricket team from Adelaide High School was too good for the local school teams at a three-game cricket series held at the Alma Oval this week.

Leading two-nil, the final match on Wednesday was washed out after the torrential rain in the early hours of the morning.

Former fast bowler still having a ball

Thursday, 8th November, 2012

Sam Parkinson (right) with former ABC broadcaster, Roger Wills. Sam Parkinson (right) with former ABC broadcaster, Roger Wills.

By Ben Sheffield

For much of the 1980s, South Australian fast bowler Sam Parkinson was terrorising batsmen right around Australia.

On Saturday he had the ball in hand again, this time at Cawkers Well as part of the Fellowship of Cricket- Loving Rotarians match.

City laps up Cup day

Wednesday, 7th November, 2012

Trainer, Paul Trebilcock, pictured with the race one winner Hillview Maddy, who was on debut. Trainer, Paul Trebilcock, pictured with the race one winner Hillview Maddy, who was on debut.

By Ben Sheffield

While most of Australia was watching Brett Prebble ride Green Moon to victory at Flemington, the Newmarket Raceway had its own boilover at yesterday's Melbourne Cup day feature event.

Around 200 people were on hand for the nine-race program, which included three finals.

Former Lionel Johnston medallist North's new coach

Tuesday, 6th November, 2012

Mark Pitt will be coach of the North Football Club for the 2013 season. Mark Pitt will be coach of the North Football Club for the 2013 season.

By Ben Sheffield

Decorated former Bulldogs player, Mark Pitt, is returning to the club after being named as North's A grade coach for the 2013 season.

The announcement follows former coach, Karl Berryman's decision last month to step down from the role in order to spend more with his family.

Event hits everyone for six

Monday, 5th November, 2012

The Rotary Cricket Fellowship event at Cawkers Well station has been hailed a success. The Rotary Cricket Fellowship event at Cawkers Well station has been hailed a success.

By Ben Sheffield

As one onlooker at Cawkers Well on the weekend put it; the Rotary Cricket Fellowship event was quintessentially Australian: mates, a few beers and all over a relaxed game of cricket in the bush.

Around 180 people descended on the cattle station for the event, with the majority camping there over the weekend.

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