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Sport academy's 'pitch perfect' softballer shines at national championships

A pitcher's philosophy is simple, keep the ball away from the bat. It is the art of instilling fear into anyone on the batting home plate. And this is definitely the philosophy of Ambarvale's Blake Hunter. A third year South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) scholarship holder, Blake Hunter has had his consistent performance an...

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Gold rush: six from six for Harrington Park speedster

Jaide Gayle-Weiling blew the opposition off the track at the NSW Speed Skating Championships. The Macarthur ace skated her way to six gold medals from as many events. The 17 year old from Harrington Park is a South West Sydney Academy of Sport Future Stars program athlete. This is a program supported by Wests League Campbelltown and spe...

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Academy's rising netball star Premier League bound

  Campbelltown netball prodigy Rahni Wilkes is Premier League bound. The 16 year old has won selection to the strong Eastwood Ryde Premier League Club train on squad for 2019.

Being part of a Premier League club train on squad will enable Wilkes to further develop her skills and gain valuable professional club experience, says S...

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'Sporting Spirit Award' goes to Academy Triathlete

Macarthur Triathlon Club member and past South West Sydney Academy of Sport, Cody Turner was named the Macarthur Chronicle Sporting Spirit recipient.

In 2017, the 17-year old was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, a disorder affecting the electrical system of the heart. And in January he was struck by appendicitis and needed ...

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Academy Softballer Blake Hunter is the 2018 Chronicle 'Junior Sports Star'

South West Sydney Academy of Sport - Australian representative player and Macarthur Softball Association stalwart, Hunter's award came on the back of a stellar year. But he admitted he was surprised when his name was called out ahead of an outstanding group of Macarthur region finalists that included world championship triathlete Blak...

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