June Junior Sports Star Winners

The Yaralla Junior Sports Star awards are now up and running for the 9th year in a row. With over $15,000 per year donated to great sporting individuals in Gladstone, this is undeniably the greatest sporting support program in the region.  Keep your eye on The Observer each Saturday for the weekly winners.

Jack Small

Gladstone Junior Basketball Association

27th May, 2017 –

Sophie Duff

Gladstone Little Athletics

3rd June, 2017 – In February of this year Sophie headed to the QLD Little Athletics Championships where she took home the gold medal in the 15 years Triple Jump. This amazing accomplishment got Sophie to the Australian Athletics Championships in March where she won gold in the 15 years National Triple Jump!

Jace Arnold

Gladstone Junior Basketball Association

10th June, 2017 – Jace was selected to represent QLD North U17 last year where he got the opportunity to travel to the U.S.A to play in the city of Los Angeles.

Most recently he was selected to represent QLD North in the U18 Australian National Championships in Townsville, this team went on to win the silver medal.

Cody Anderson

Miriam Vale Junior Golf

17th June, 2017 – Cody recently played the Australian Junior Age Division Golf Championships in Yeppoon where he finished fourth overall in the 7-8 year boys division and second in the 7 year boys division.

As a result, he has been selected to represent Australia in the World Junior Stars of Golf Tournament in Las Vegas and the West Coast AAU Junior Olympic Games Golf Championship to be held in Temecula, U.S.A in July.

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