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Tennis club serves up proud new chapter in history

By Paul Dobbyn DOOMSAYERS who’ve written off club tennis may need a rethink given the experience of the Morningside Tennis Centre. Not only is the centre, also headquarters to the Queensland Catholic Lawn Tennis Association, going from strength to strength in its membership base but also it took out two awards last year. The centre and the operator, TennisGear, were awarded ... Read More »

Heavy rain no match for Conor’s soaring jumps

TORRENTIAL rain didn’t scare off Our Lady of Dolours, Mitchelton, student Conor Dugan who fought pelting rain to win the under-10 high jump at the IGA State Championships in Cairns last month. A low-pressure system was sitting just outside of Cairns, and torrential rain fell throughout the weekend of the championships. Conor cleared 1.25m before faltering, and did so in ... Read More »

New sport arena for girls

FOURTEEN Catholic secondary schools are out to prove who has the strongest athletes in a new association combining competitions in nine sports and three interschool sports carnivals. The Catholic Secondary Schoolgirls’ Sports Association competition combines the former Catholic schools’ tennis competition, Wednesday-afternoon sports competitions, and the interschool cross country, athletics and swimming carnivals. Schools participating in the new CaSSSA competition ... Read More »

Priests join in cricket rivalry

Cricket match 2013-12-04 at 2.44.15 PM

BRISBANE may have hosted the first Ashes Test of the 2013-14 season, but the real cricket action for many took place last month at St Mary’s Primary School, Beaudesert. Students from All Saints’ Primary School, Boonah, and St Mary’s took to the pitch on November 15 to compete in the inaugural Gallagher-Gablonski Cup. The cup is a copy of the ... Read More »

Captain promotes a positive message

QUEENSLAND Reds rugby union player James Horwill helped launch Kids Matter, a national mental health program aimed at primary school students, at Our Lady of Fatima School, Acacia Ridge.

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Smooth sailing for Georgie

THIS time next year, 16-year-old Georgie Hicks will be sailing her way through her naval career as a Seaman Officer for the Royal Australian Navy...

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