YEAR IN REVIEW: The fourth quarter in Fraser Coast sport

IT HAS been a huge year for sport on the Fraser Coast.

For the last four days we have looked at some of the biggest moments in sport, as well as our athletes' achievements on the local, national and international stage.

There is not enough space to get everything in so we've whittled the extensive list of achievements down to five per month.

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Bushrangers' Fraser Coast Cricket future was shaky after their association with the Bombers ended, but they returned as a stand-alone club.

Aldridge State High School wins two silver and one bronze medal at the State School Cup for volleyball.

Eight Fraser Coast swimmers travel to Mana Island for the Fiji Ocean Swim.

Maryborough's Helen Pelling wins bronze at the State Disability Championships for ten-pin bowling.

More than 500 competitors flock to the Fraser Coast to compete at the Maryborough Masters Games.


Teenager Adam Bull is selected to travel to Barcelona as part of an Australian futsal squad.

Rock Off Hervey Bay hosts the first-ever regional qualifier for the Australian Scooter Association Queensland Titles.

Hervey Bay Touch is crowned the champion affiliate at the Wide Bay Titles.

Thousands of spectators line the Esplanade for the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships.

Kym Coogan breaks the four-hour barrier to win her third consecutive Hervey Bay 100. Sam Betten won the men's open division.


Trudi Pedersen wins bronze as part of Australia's indoor hockey team at the Four Nations Invitational at Durban, South Africa.

Talented Maryborough sportsman Diarmid Chappell scoops his school's, the district's and region's junior sportsman of the year awards.

Hervey Bay Oztag's Christie Palmer is named Queensland best senior player.

Sunshine Coast Falcons launch the Fraser Coast Falcons development squad, which gives junior footballers a direct link to the NRL for the first time.

Greg "The Tarantula" Atzori wins the Eternal Lightweight Championship after he defeated David Butt in the second round at Eternal MMA's Gold Coast event.

Mum, 37, steals food, hair elastics and jewellery

Mum, 37, steals food, hair elastics and jewellery

She went on a $318 grocery splurge, illegally.

Big problem with new pension pay rise

Big problem with new pension pay rise

Pensioners will receive an extra $13.20 a fortnight from this month

Donations flood into storm ravaged regions

Donations flood into storm ravaged regions

12 months later, Cyclone Debbie's impact still felt

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