BRIGHTON’S Callum Fagg has been selected as a member of the Australian Junior Orienteering team. Callum is currently in Europe training for the event. The team will be competing at the Junior World Championships in Trento in Italy from July 5 to 12. Callum was selected for the national team from a series of outstanding results at the 2009 Australian Easter Orienteering Championships. Callum is one of three Tasmanians of the 12-member team (six boys and six girls). Continue reading “National orienteering selection for Callum”
Brothers Josh and Michael Mason are two talented young men from the Brighton community who look set to go far. Both excel in athletics and are valued members of Claremont College.
Assistant principal of Claremont College, John Dalco said he believed both boys had a bright future. “At high school Michael was the school track champion, and Josh was the field champion and runner up track champion,” Mr Dalco said. Continue reading “Brighton brothers on track for success”
FOURTEEN-year-old local junior Ethan Engels, playing his first season with the Old Beach Cricket Club (OBCC) in the Kookaburra Southern Cricket Association, was given the prestigious honour of young cricketer of the year for the 2008/09 season. His season included such great individual efforts as 102 not out and 6/47 (including a hat-trick) against Rokeby in the fourth division. Continue reading “Ethan savours rewards of great season all round”
APRIL was a fantastic month for Brighton Primary School with the school’s athletes performing brilliantly at the recent southern primary athletics carnivals.
The A team of 65 students competed against seven other southern schools and put in a fantastic late effort to win the carnival from Lauderdale and Howrah Primary Schools. Students participated in the normal sprint events, field events such as long jump and vortex, and the traditional relay events. Continue reading “An athletic effort for Brighton Primary”
YOGI’S Boxing Classes have begun at the Poultry Shed Pavilion (new shed just past the Pontville cricket and footy ovals). The classes train four nights a week (Mondays to Thursdays), from 6pm – 7.30pm with children from 10 years old and upwards invited to join. Younger children (10-16) can attend earlier classes on these days from 5-6pm.
HOBART United Football Club, which is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation founded seven years ago, is going from strength to strength.
This year the club will field a number of teams: men’s div 1, men’s div 1 reserve, women’s div 2, boys under-13s [existing] and new in 2009 women’s div 1, youth under-18s and girls under-14s. Through football, renowned as ‘the world game’ (more commonly known as soccer), the club promotes friendship and builds racial harmony, peace and social integration across communities within Hobart and Brighton areas.