All action: Sudanese basketball returns to Frankston after July’s National Classic tournament, above. Picture: Gary Sissons

Courting the summer slam

BASKETBALL “like you’ve never seen before” will take over the Frankston Basketball Stadium this month for the annual Summer Slam tournament held by South Sudanese Australian National Basketball Assoc...
Taking one for the team: Dromana were left battered after being bowled out for just 86. Picture: Andrew Hurst

It’s tight at the top

SUB-DISTRICT DROMANA and Hastings are locked together at the top of the MPCA Sub District ladder after round five wrapped up on Saturday. In a very even 2015-16 competition, a buffer at the top of th...
Stand-out performance: Lai Leaunoa picked up four wickets for Frankston YCW. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Braves and Hillmen on top

DISTRICT BADEN Powell and Red Hill remain clear at the top of the MPCA District ladder after recording easy victories on Saturday. The Braves and Hillmen are 12 points clear of their nearest rivals P...

Old Boys shoot to top

PROVINCIAL PENINSULA Old Boys shot to the top of the MPCA Provincial ladder on Saturday after picking up an outright victory over Pines. The Old Boys already had the win on week one of the match afte...
Victory in sight: Hastings are less than 50 runs short of victory in their match against Balnarring. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Whelan show comes to town

SUB-DISTRICT TOOTGAROOK’S Matthew Whelan can do anything on a cricket field. He’s extremely talented and his best is as good as we’ve seen. On Saturday against Skye, Whelan strode to the crease with ...
Bail-out: Balnarring were bowled out for 93 runs in their Sub-District game against Hastings. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Lions being tamed

DISTRICT CARRUM is in a world of pain as it enters the second day of its match against Flinders. After bowling out Flinders for 227, Carrum slumped, scoring an ordinary 4/29 after facing the final 14...

Mounties in more strife

PROVINCIAL Mt Eliza’s season went from bad to worse on Saturday, being bowled out for 121 against Long Island. Languishing just above Rye at the bottom of the ladder, the Mounties’ top order were bri...
Harder, better, faster, stronger: Luke Davies-Uniacke has ticked every box on his journey to a possible AFL playing career. Picture: Yanni

Marks there for fine footy future

WHILE footy fans sit with their feet up waiting for the new season many players are already putting in the hard yards to get up to speed for preseason training having been awarded a scholarship to th...
Heavy hitter: Jason Bedford top scored for the Stonecats with 71. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Hoppers in charge

SUB-DISTRICT DROMANA sits alone at the top of the MPCA Sub District ladder after smashing Rosebud by more than 100 runs on Saturday. The Hoppers have been the whipping boys of the competition for the...
Bowling effort: Tyabb’s bowling effort fell short, with the Stonecats getting the runs required for victory in sub-district. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Panthers lose the unlosable

DISTRICT PEARCEDALE has dropped a place on the MPCA District ladder but still remains entrenched in the top four after going down to Red Hill in a nail biter on Saturday. The Hillmen have now placed ...