Kate Withers

Sports journalist

Sports journalist covering the Latrobe Valley. Get in touch with me on 5135 4444 or kwithers@lvexpress.com.au

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Pavilion thrills all Tigers

Pavilion thrills all Tigers

Construction of a new pavilion is under way at Morwell Recreation Reserve and none are more excited than members of the Morwell Football Netball Club and Morwell Cricket Club.  

Maroons motivated by earlier loss

Maroons motivated by earlier loss

This weekend's clash between Traralgon and Warragul will impact the makeup of the top five with the sides tied on seven wins apiece.  

Club targets 60th anniversary

Club targets 60th anniversary

Target Rifle Traralgon will mark decades of rich history this year as it celebrates its 60th anniversary.  

Outback Marathon beckons for Mandy and Helen

Outback Marathon beckons for Mandy and Helen

Churchill's Mandy Ellis and Traralgon's Helen Reeves will set off on a girls' trip to rival all girls' trips next week, but unlike others theirs won't involve much rest or relaxation.  

Traralgon bring their best to topple Power

Traralgon bring their best to topple Power

Traralgon coach Mark Collison said it was time the Maroons "returned to our best footy" ahead of this weekend's clash with Wonthaggi and his side did just that to brush away the Power with relative ease on Saturday, 11.11 (77) to 5.8 (38).  

Demons dominate TTU

Demons dominate TTU

Powerhouse Yarram have again proven why they are near-unbackable favourites for this year's North Gippsland league senior flag after a telling win over second-placed Traralgon Tyers United in round 13 on Saturday, 17.6 (108) to 11.9 (75).  

Raw talent drives junior basketball success

Raw talent drives junior basketball success

A band of junior basketballers from Churchill have put the finishing touches on a dream season where they won an outstanding 40 games from 42 outings.  

Best of bocce battle it out

Best of bocce battle it out

Some of the best bocce players in the country came to Morwell over the weekend to vie for the coveted Latrobe City Classics title at the Italian Australian Club.  

‘Joe the Yank’ back for Hill End reunion

‘Joe the Yank’ back for Hill End reunion

When Joe Carlson first came to Australia from the United States in 1974 on a teaching contract he witnessed a game of football and said to himself "I want to do that".  

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