Linger Beijing bound

Local baseballer James Linger finished this week in which he signed with baseball giant the Atlanta Braves by being selected in the Australian Baseball Squad bound for the Beijing Olympics.

At 17 years of age, James is the youngest player ever to play for an Australian senior baseball team.

He earned his place in history by topping the batting averages in the nationwide Claxton Shield. James ended up batting 531, better than a hit from every two at bats. A phenomenal effort against Australias best pitchers.


Be tick aware

Be tick aware

Government funding for research into tick bites as season ends

Another successful year for junior cricket in Lismore

Another successful year for junior cricket in Lismore

Far North Coast team among best in carnival

A day in the life of the 'usual stuff' with friends

A day in the life of the 'usual stuff' with friends

Friendship can be a fickly beast