Luke McPherson is journalist in the South West covering sport, health and crime in the Harvey-Waroona Reporter. Luke started in 2021 after relocating from Perth. He has a passion for sport, mental health and the arts.
Busselton’s James Tunstill has said it was “surreal” to be at the same club as Brownlow Medallist Lachie Neale after cheering for him when he played for Fremantle.
The South West’s first Olympic medallist since 2004 is hoping to be a part of the Kookaburras side which will attempt to maintain Australia’s flawless record at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Tears, joy and champagne flowed freely at a household in Harvey when Brady Hough’s childhood dream was realised.
The iconic green of the Leschenault Cricket Club will be swapped for baby blue this Saturday, in memory of a seven-year-old girl who lost her battle with cancer last year.
Harvey-Benger were looking to make it two from two in the BDCA second grade when they hosted Eaton, but those hopes were quashed in controversial fashion.
Public consultation has begun for the new Waroona town centre revitalisation strategy, as the town looks to recapture a common identity.
Hundreds of students at Kingston Primary School dressed in bright colours and participated in activities last week to encourage acceptance and support and celebrate their unique differences.
A heartwarming partnership caught the attention of the crowd at the Leschenault cricket ground earlier in November, with a father-son duo sharing the pitch for more than 33 overs.
A jubilant Brady Hough says he “wasn’t really expecting” to be drafted before being snapped up by the West Coast Eagles.
Luke McPherson & Jackson Barrett
The battle for the 2021 Australian Young Farmer Challenge crown came down to the wire, with WA’s team narrowly missing out on the top spot after a valiant effort.
Shannon Verhagen & Luke McPherson
Hardened male cricketers had “tears in their eyes” when Hamza Javed of the Leschenault Cricket Club claimed a wicket in October.
Waroona Shire councillors voted on Tuesday night vote whether to continue the Shire’s emergency management memorandum of understanding with shires of the Peel region.
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