Sports Spot 23rd of October 2012

Softball hits into action tomorrow with games from 2pm between Eagles and Desperados on diamond 1 and Club Chardy v Pink Panthers on diamond 2. At 4pm on diamond 1 Same Same play Cougars. Umpiring teams must also supply some one to man the canteen (over 14).

Esperance Tennis Club Junior Pennants Registration day is tomorrow at the Club from 9am until 12 noon. The season is due to commence on Saturday the 3rd of November. Call 0421 786525 for more information.

In junior Cricket this weekend the U16’s are having a double wicket international challenge at Ports and the Multi Sports from 8am. The U13’s are at Esperance Oval playing a 6 a’ side bash to get things going also from 8am.

Horizon Power Sports Star of the Year nominations have closed and the finalists have been named for the annual awards at the Civic Centre on the 3rd of November. Places are limited so please call into Rigney and Associates to get your ticket and support your Clubs nominee.

Social Ultimate Frisbee is on every Wednesday night from 7 – 9pm on the Soccer pitch on the GSG. Call Ben on 0406942273 if you’re 13 or older and want to join in the fun.

The Esperance Triathlon Club also invites you to take part in the 2012 Corporate Teams Triathlon on the 11th of November. The event will be open to teams only made up of 2 or 3 people and over the age of 12 years. You will need to find someone to Swim 400m, Cycle 13km and Run 4km.

Corporate Shield Bowls is on again soon at the Esperance Bowling Club.  Women’s competition is on from the 7th to 28th of November. Mixed is from the 9th to the 30th of January and Men’s from the 7th to the 28th of February. Contact Paddy Rule on 90 712 324 or call into the BOILC for the nomination forms.

In the Ramm’s Building Design 1st grade Cricket this weekend Coastal Warrior host Ports and Newtown are at home against Freightlines. In the Landmark 2nd grade it’s Esperance v Newtown at Esperance, Ports v Coastal Warriors at Ports, Colts v Cascades at Multi Sports and Barbarians have the bye.

 Well done to 2006 & 2007 Sports Star of the Year Lauren Shelly for winning the Melbourne Marathon in a time of 2:36:29 on the 14th of October.  The final South East Runners for the winter season is at the Tearooms from 4pm on Saturday. You can run 2km, 4km or 6km or Walk 2km.

New/Con Football pre pre season starts on Monday the 5th of November. The first session is next to the athletics track on the GSG from 5:30 to 6:30pm. All players, supporters, juniors, parents and girl friends are all encourage to take part in the once a week  6 week program. Call 0418 557 397 for more information.

On This Day in Sport

1863

- Soccer rules standardised; rugby starts as a separate game.

1863

1951

-

Rocky Marciano

defeats

Joe Louis

at Madison Square Garden.

1951

Rocky Marciano

Joe Louis

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