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A game that can bowl you over

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013

One of the North Bowling Club’s oldest players, Ken Arnold, on the greens yesterday and (inset) in action. One of the North Bowling Club’s oldest players, Ken Arnold, on the greens yesterday and (inset) in action.

By Emily Roberts

The North Bowling Club is holding a learner's night tonight in a bid to attract new players to the sport.

Club secretary Stella Merritt said it would be held as part of the regular weekly social bowls.

BH Swimming Club returns victorious

Friday, 18th January, 2013

The Broken Hill Swimming Club left the South Australian Country Swimming Championships in Gawler with a swag of medals. The Broken Hill Swimming Club left the South Australian Country Swimming Championships in Gawler with a swag of medals.

The Broken Hill Swimming Club has returned as a team of champions after four days of competition at the South Australian Country Swimming Championships in Gawler.

They held their ranking as the most successful local club for the fifth year in a row, finishing in overall 4th place on 860.5 points, 298.5 points clear of Silver City in 6th place on 562 points and Alma Broken Hill on 59 points.

This makes the city of Broken the most successful town at the Country Championships with the three clubs totalling a winning score of 1481.5 points, 42.5 points clear of the championship winning club, Onkaparinga.

Racers light up the track

Thursday, 20th December, 2012

Aidan (left) and Adam Slattery enjoyed an outstanding year in the Go Karts. Aidan (left) and Adam Slattery enjoyed an outstanding year in the Go Karts.

By Ben Sheffield

All Adam and Aidan Slattery will want for Christmas is a new trophy cabinet, after winning a monster haul of silverware this year.

The boys are motorsport enthusiasts and have had a stellar season racing Go-Karts in Broken Hill, Mildura and Adelaide.

Pies' coaching coup

Wednesday, 19th December, 2012

The Central Football Club’s 2013 coaching team (from left) Justin Heath, Peter Heath, David Hunt, Anthony Elliott and Matt Sowden. The Central Football Club’s 2013 coaching team (from left) Justin Heath, Peter Heath, David Hunt, Anthony Elliott and Matt Sowden.

By Ben Sheffield

The Central Football Club is hoping the appointment of a new coaching coordinator will help spearhead a rise up the ladder in 2013.

The club has signed up former South under 18 and B grade coach Anthony Elliott for the role for next season.

Elliott had applied for the South A grade coaching position, which was won by Peter Johns.

St Pat's purse grows

Friday, 14th December, 2012

The 2013 St Patrick’s races will be the richest race meet in Broken Hill’s history. The 2013 St Patrick’s races will be the richest race meet in Broken Hill’s history.

By Ben Sheffield

An increase of more than $23,000 in prize money and rebates means that the 2013 St Patrick's Race Day will carry the most prize money in the history of racing in Broken Hill.

It will take the overall prize and trophy pool to more than $155,000 and comes on the back of negotiations between the St Patrick's Race Committee, Racing NSW, Racing NSW Country and race sponsors. St Pat's Race Club President, Margaret Corradini, said that the club hoped the additional prize money would attract larger fields.

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