YEAR IN REVIEW: The second quarter in local sport

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

For the next four days we will look 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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Maryborough golfer Kate Law wins her first state title: the Queensland Women's Foursomes Championship.

Oztag Hervey Bay makes history as the under-17 girls claim the Junior State Cup title.

Tayte Dixon and Kirra Seidel etch their names into the history books after they win the first Bay Break.

Junior football is thrown into chaos after Football Maryborough cancels a whole weekend of fixtures. They later apologised.

Hervey Bay's Michael Oxley coaches Queensland to the Junior Wheelchair Basketball National title in Ballarat.


Thousands of spectators turn out for the first Fraser Coast Chronicle and Rural Weekly Pro Bull Riding Tour Live Series at Seafront Oval.

The inaugural Tri Fraser Coast attracts thousands of visitors to the Fraser Coast, with Noosa's Brad Kahlefeldt the first home.

Year 10 student Declan Kidman wins bronze at the Australian National Youth Tournament for Archery in Ballarat.

Wide Bay wins gold at the 19yrs School Boys Hockey Championships before Hervey Bay hosts the School Girls competition a week later (Wide Bay finished fourth).

Jaden and Cooper Earle represent Queensland at the Australian Scooter Association Australian Titles.


Maryborough District Hockey Association is named Hockey Queensland's Association of the Year.

Fraser Coast junior rugby players Riley Hutchings, Sam Spencer and Christiaan Mostert are selected in Central Queensland's representative squad.

United Warriors reach the fifth round of the Football Federation Australia Cup, but ultimately bow out after a loss to Noosa Lions.

More than 400 riders from Australia and New Zealand's compete at the annual Maryborough BMX Classic.

Centenarian Bill Schmidt Snr is recognised by Bowls Queensland at a function at Urangan Bowls Club. He has bowled at the club for more than 30 years.

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Sugar mill fire closes M'boro factory for repairs

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Two fire crews were called to the factory blaze about 10.54pm Sunday

Senators fire up in tense abortion debate

Senators fire up in tense abortion debate

Politicians exchange fire over proposed QLD law changes

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