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Roos save best to very last

Monday, 25th February, 2013

South’s Alex Page took no wickets but hung on grimly as a tail-end batsman to give victory to the Roos. South’s Alex Page took no wickets but hung on grimly as a tail-end batsman to give victory to the Roos.

By Newcomer

It was party time for the South Cricket Club on Saturday night after they finally registered their first win of the season in a thrilling one-wicket victory over North at the Alma Oval.

In a low scoring game, North batted first and could only compile 104 runs from 37 overs. South got the runs in the 23rd over but in doing so lost nine wickets.

Swim records tumble

Friday, 15th February, 2013

Sienna Speechley takes off in the girls 100m open. Sienna Speechley takes off in the girls 100m open.

By Kurtis J Eichler

Long-standing records were smashed and Murray toppled Darling at Railway Town Primary School's swimming carnival yesterday.

Gloomy overcast skies hovered over the Regional Aquatic Centre, threatening to put a dampener on what promised to be a sunny day in the water.

Borrowed machinery allows Jube work to begin

Wednesday, 13th February, 2013

Robert Barrett, who looks after the cricket pitch, helped out yesterday with aerating the Jubilee Oval. Robert Barrett, who looks after the cricket pitch, helped out yesterday with aerating the Jubilee Oval.

By Emily Roberts

With the help of the Broken Hill Golf Club, the AFL Broken Hill board has been able to start maintenance work on the Jubilee Oval.

AFL BH Chairman Peter Nash said it was a great example of community engagement with the golf club loaning its aerator and tractor to AFL BH.

Mr Nash said it was good to see sporting bodies working together and he hoped that AFL BH could repay the favour.

Little League needs parents to pitch in

Tuesday, 12th February, 2013

Junior baseballers Archer Casey, Rafferty Casey, Jordan Spratt, Elijah Spratt and Lachlan Spratt show off the uniforms that would be used in the city’s new Little League competition. Junior baseballers Archer Casey, Rafferty Casey, Jordan Spratt, Elijah Spratt and Lachlan Spratt show off the uniforms that would be used in the city’s new Little League competition.

By Darrin Manuel

The city could once again boast its own Little League baseball competition if enough parents and volunteers come onboard.

Broken Hill Baseball President Nathan Spratt has been holding skills sessions and practice games for aspiring baseballers since October 2012, but says it's time the kids had a proper competition to enjoy.

Mr Spratt said he hoped to create a four-team under 12 little league - featuring newlycreated teams the Orioles, Athletics, Cardinals and Rays.

Roo believers

Wednesday, 6th February, 2013

South coach Peter Johns says a strong team work ethic will be the base for the club’s 2013 season South coach Peter Johns says a strong team work ethic will be the base for the club’s 2013 season

By Darrin Manuel

South's preseason campaign is only two weeks old, but new coach Peter Johns already knows exactly what he wants from his players.

Johns is looking to assemble a list of dedicated and selfless players who will put the needs of the team first.

After the bitter disappointment of last year's grand final defeat against North, the "team first" approach appears a good strategy to help the Roos galvanise and rebound in 2013.

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