Sport

Biloela Bluefins power up at home carnival

Kala Rideout (yellow cap) dives off the block during last weekend's carnival. Karla took out the 13 girls Age Champion title at the meet. Photo Contributed
Kala Rideout (yellow cap) dives off the block during last weekend's carnival. Karla took out the 13 girls Age Champion title at the meet. Photo Contributed Contributed

THE Biloela Swimming Club Open on November 16 and 17 attracted 200 swimmers and was a huge success.

Congratulations to all.

It was appreciated by our club and the 17 clubs that participated.

It was an awesome effort by our own 53 Biloela Bluefins who competed with sportsmanship and plenty of PBs and medals.

Our age champions were: age 8 girls runners-up was a tie between Brylea Griffiths and Jordan Fullgrabe; age 8 boys runner-up Tiger Irvine; age 10 girls age champion Taylor Heid; age 12 girls age champion Jemma Hancox; age 13 girls age champion Kala Rideout.

In their age group events, the following competitors placed first: Tully Austin for 25 butterfly; Taylor Heid, Jemma Hancox and Kala Rideout for 50 butterfly; Tiger Irvine, Taylor Heid and Kala Rideout for 50 breaststroke; Taylor Heid for 200 IM; Tully Austin for 25 backstroke; Cameron Radke and Taylor Heid for 50 backstroke; Brylea Griffiths, Tiger Irvine and Tully Austin for 25m freestyle; Tully Austin, Taylor Heid, Jemma Hancox and Kala Rideout for 50m freestyle. Kala Rideout and Taylor Heid for 100 freestyle.

Our second place recipients are: Luka Bahnisch for 25 butterfly; Jordan Fullgrabe, Jessica Elms and Breanna Heid for 50m butterfly; Riordan Byrne for 50 breaststroke; Mikeely Griffiths for 25 butterfly; Jordan Fullgrabe, Jemma Hancox and Kala Rideout for 200 IM; Mikeely Griffiths for 25 backstroke; Jordan Fullgrabe, Riordan Byrne, Kala Rideout and Cody Scherin for 50 backstroke; Mikeely Griffiths for 25 freestyle; Brylea Griffiths and Tiger Irvine for 50 freestyle; Jemma Hancox for 100 free.

Open placegetters were: 1st Kala Rideout for 25 Butterfly; 2nd Cameron Radke for 1500m freestyle and Kala Rideout for 25 freestyle; 3rd Jemma Hancox, Caleb Elms for 100 freestyle, Kala Rideout and Connor Williams for 100 free and Breanna Heid for 100 fly.



How to survive a bushfire in your car

IT SOUNDS like a nightmare, but it can happen.

Eight reasons to join the RFS

SPREAD across 93% of Queensland, the Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers. And you could be one of them.

What if my insurer gives me grief?

CLAIMING your insurance cover after a natural disaster can go one of two ways. It can be a breeze, or like pulling teeth.

Locals flock for a feed at Gladstone's new Schnitz eatery

Schnitz Gladstone head trainer Holly Smith and store manager Chris Allen.

SCHNITZ has done a roaring trade on its first day in Gladstone.

BREAKING: Fire crews rush to Glen Eden fire

Fire crews are working to control a blaze at Glen Eden.

Fire crews work to control a grass fire at Glen Eden.

OPENING SOON: Burgers and beers at Gladstone's latest restaurant

GETTING THE URGE: Gladstone store and operational managers Chase Williams and Justin Charell gearing up ahead of opening.

Gourmet burger restaurant to open at Stocklands

Local Partners

Brad Pitt bids to keep custody battle private

Brad Pitt will go to court to keep his custody battle private

Sia has split from her husband

Sia has split from her husband Erik Anders Lang.

Amy Schumer thanks Barbie trolls for hateful comments

Amy Schumer is in the lead role for the new Barbie movie

Shannen Doherty's husband is suing for destroyed sex life

Shannen Doherty's husband is suing her former manager

Azealia Banks' battery case against Russell Crowe dropped

Russell Crowe will not be charged with battery

Mel Gibson named Best Director at AACTA Awards

Mel Gibson poses in the media room after winning the AACTA Award for Best Direction for Hacksaw Ridge.

HIS wartime drama Hacksaw Ridge sweeps 6th annual awards in Sydney.

Ipswich City Properties asset portfolio retains its value

Ipswich City Council Administration Building, South Street, Ipswich. Photo: Claudia Baxter / The Queensland Times

New website launched by Ipswich City Council

High profile premier invests in Gladstone industrial facility

Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman heads a group that bought the UGL warehouses in Paget for $10 million.

FORMER PREMIER heads group that's backing Gladstone to bounce back.

INSIDE STORY: The highlights of your $150 million CBD

GRAND PLAN: The highlights of the Ipswich CBD redevelopment and where they will be located.

Work on city heart's radical transformation to begin next year

VOTE IN OUR POLL: Sand mine opponents face serious dilemma

Public meeting for the proposed sand mine at Maroochydore last week.

Coast MP calls on Minister to stop KRA proposal with stroke of a pen

Developer's grand new multi-million dollar estate

NEW ESTATE: This is the only plan revealed by the property developer's new Billabongs Estate in Agnes Water.

DEVELOPER given the go ahead for a massive estate with 149 homes.

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!