Mary Thomas has done it again, but this time the award is one that must be the ultimate award for any athlete. Mary has been named the World Masters’ Thrower of the Year, an award that is judged by a panel of people throughout the world.
The “stars” were shining yet again at the final State titles to be held for 2017/2018 for ANSW. Illawarra Blue Stars’ masters’ athletes kept the flag flying for the club when they took to the track at the Blacktown Centre to compete against the best masters athletes in the state.
The junior athletes (U14, U16, U18, U20) of Illawarra Blue Stars have continued on from their fellow senior club mates, with outstanding performances in the recent NSW Junior Youth Championships. Held in conditions that changed
What a great result and one that has been achieved by great determination, courage, great sportmanship and all round Blue Star Spirit to take out a brilliant 2nd placing in the Hooper Cup Point Score in the Country Championships.
Mary Thomas missed her first Country Championships to take part in the Masters Oceania Championships held in New Zealand. Certainly she was missed along with Andrew Rodda who contested the sprints. Here
The NSW Country Championships held over the long weekend once again produced some outstanding performances and IBS athletes were among them. Held at the Kerryn McCann Athletic Centre the event saw athletes were among them.
What a day/evening of athletics we had when Blue Stars hosted the annual Illawarra Track Challenge last Saturday. Incorporating the State 60m sprint and the State 1 mile championship for both men and women, neither event
The Australian All Schools has been the scene of discovering promising junior athletes for many years, and this year’s Titles were no different. Great to report that our three athletes at the Australian
Illawarra Blue Stars athletes had some of the best performances for some time when they took on the might of the state in the NSW State relay titles. The Clubs Open Men’s 4 x 100 defied all the odds of a
Four of the Club’s officials spent two days on the track (and field) at the State relay titles. John Munro, Ann Grimm, Neville Fenn and Jodie Sundstrom had to be on their toes with the new relay rules taking effect. It was also a great
Three of Illawarra Blue Star athletes will be heading to Adelaide for the Australian All Schools where they will take on school athletes in an event that brings together the cream of junior athletics. Some have just missed out but they
Another Newcomer Drew Langdon is off to Adelaide for the Pacific Schools Games for the discus after his impressive performance at State Primary Schools. What a great achievement for this young man who is showing all the talent
lawarra Blue Stars athletes have opened the summer season on a high with some very good performances at the Treloar Shield last Saturday. The opening meet attracted athletes from all clubs, and looks to be a promising series.
Once again our masters athletes have opened the season well and although the Australian Masters’ Winter Throws Championships were held last weekend, they are a great title event to lead into summer. Our ladies weremagnificent and two of the
Representatives of all local clubs were recently invited to attend the first meeting of the Local Organising group for the Country titles to be held here in January 2018. Last held here in Wollongong in the 2014 season, the preparation
Athletes will be heading off to Canberra this Friday for the Combined High Schools Regional titles to be held at Bruce Stadium. Many athletes have made it through in a number of events, but if they make it through to the State titles