Frankston Pines, Somerville lead the way

SOCCER FRANKSTON Pines and Somerville Eagles were the only local teams to start the 2018 State League season on a winning note. Pines head coach Paul Williams gave starts to Mitch Landers, Naseer Moh...

Lions wield the willow

SUB-DISTRICT By Mr & Mrs IT Gully TEN overs could mean the difference between a win and a loss, even in local cricket. At stumps on day one of the sub-district grand final between Dromana and Car...

It’s flag for Flinders

PENINSULA By Mr & Mrs IT Gully THERE have been many teams over the journey who have had nightmares in local cricket. Unfortunately for Main Ridge skipper Nick Jewell, that nightmare has become a ...

Champs Langwarrin get up over Mt Eliza

PROVINCIAL By Mr & Mrs IT Gully LANGWARRIN has been crowned Mornington Peninsula Association Provincial Champions after beating Mt Eliza. The Kangas, defending 180, had Mt Eliza reeling at 5/47 a...

Brave Frankston soldier hospitalised

ONE day last week Mr T. Reeves, Frankston, received word from the Defence Departemunt to the effect that his son, Gunner C. Reeves, had been admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, England, on 23/...

Bikies raided

STATE and federal police raided more than 40 properties including Nitro gyms in Carrum Downs, Mordialloc and Hallam in a money-laundering investigation involving the Comancheros outlaw motorcycle gan...

Youth mayor reign begins

THERE is a new mayor in town — a youth mayor. Frankston Council anointed its first Youth Mayor at this month’s public council meeting. Former Frankston High School student Gerard Felipe, 18, currentl...

Bird ‘ranching’ for parrots

THE federal government is partnering with Moonlit Sanctuary, Pearcedale to build an aviary for young orange-bellied parrots to survive their first winter. Research has shown that a high proportion of...