Division One: A season in review

DIVISION ONE Sorrento SORRENTO bounced back brilliantly from their early season dramas, which saw coach Tony Blackford replaced Luke Tapscott in rushed circumstances. The Sharks had an excellent home...

Skelly in, Armour out, Morrison back

SOCCER THE silly season exploded into action last week with Jamie Skelly, Billy Armour and Scott Morrison taking a spin on the annual coaching merry-go-round. And more local clubs will join in shortl...

Scanlan hits fourth, lands Olympic quota

FRANKSTON Australia Clay Target Club shooter, Laetisha Scanlan, has finished in fourth position at the ISSF World Championships in Changwon, South Korea on Thursday 6 September. The eagle-eyed shoote...

Moorooduc snap-up historic win

MOOROODUC Junior Football Club celebrated their first ever grand final victory on Saturday 8 September as their under-12s enjoyed a strong win over Mt Martha in the MPJFL grand final. Moorooduc, who ...

Mornington beat Frankston in football match

A FOOTBALL match between Frankston and Mornington was played at Mornington on Saturday last, and resulted in a win for the home team by a substantial majority. *** A “BACK to Childhood” dance the pro...

Greek myth in modern mind games

Little did she know as she grew up, but it was probably inevitable that Alexandra Dellaportas’s artistic eye would see creative possibilities when learning about her wider family’s history. Talking w...

Time the essence in stroke treatment

MORNINGTON father-of-three Ian Thompson felt his head go “cloudy”, couldn’t think straight and became disoriented; to make matters worse, he began to lose his vision. Although the 64-year-old did not...

Detective killed

THE policeman killed when hit by a car during a memorial motorcycle ride in Gippsland last week was serving at Somerville. Detective Senior Sergeant Vic Kostiuk, 59, was a member of the Mornington Pe...

Mulcher raided

OFFENDERS jemmied open the door to a large mulching machine on a Wedge Road, Carrum Downs, construction site and stole more than $10,000 in specialist tools, overnight 11-12 September. They had cut t...

False imprisonment

A TEENAGER dragged into a car in Langwarrin late last month was lucky to escape injury. Frankston detectives said the 19-year-old Langwarrin man was walking along Tyrone Street, Langwarrin, towards t...