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State team veteran

State team veteran

Smithton Basketball Club’s Ryan Nibbs represented the state for a fourth time in the Australian Under 20 and Ivor Burke Championships last month. Having also received encouragement to try out for state sides in football and cricket, Nibbs chose to pursue basketball.  In his last season playing cricket, Nibbs managed an average of 179 runs in the Under 16 division and was dismissed just...
Leading from the front

Leading from the front

The Circular Head Christian School Student Executive Council is looking to impact school culture this year.  Increased participation, unity and school spirit are the three major goals for the team.  Captains Jaiden Popowski, Jay Saward, Vaughan Blizzard and Hanna Watling are relishing their new roles and are motivated to lead by example this year.  “We’re looking to increase...
At home in Nelson Bay

At home in Nelson Bay

South Australia’s John Zuringer and best mate Buster discovered more than a beaut camp spot when they came across Circular Head.  Escaping the summer heat of Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula, John and his red heeler cross jack russell set sail on the Spirit of Tasmania seeking a cooler climate and fresh coastal air.  At the end of the Bass Highway, the pair turned left to venture over...
Nice, Gary!

Nice, Gary!

Lileah legend Gary Watson has been recognised for his environmental consciousness.  The resilient dairy farmer earned the Dairy Environmental Award at the Tasmanian Dairy Awards last month for his environmentally friendly practises.  OMG, or Organic Milk Group, is produced by his fully accredited organic farm.  Gary’s property was the first in the state to be granted a NASAA...
Showcase of stars

Showcase of stars

Circular Head Football Association’s next generation of stars will storm the field this Saturday.  The Junior Gala Day is a showcase of promising talent and new players, and replaces the senior season starter of previous years.  President Thalia Bishops says the series shines the spotlight on the region’s up-and-coming players.  “The day is about the kids getting out there,...
Happy as Larry

Happy as Larry

Towering 2.03 metre import Jaylen Larry is an integral part of the Smithton Saints’ starting five. Starting out in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Larry scored a scholarship to Rochester College to play basketball while studying business management and communications.  His season was off to an action packed start with the Rochester Warriors unexpectedly finishing as the third top team in the...

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