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• Sealing of Roads
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Allan Hull - (08) 8962 2056
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12 TENNANT AND DISTRICT TIMES FRIDAY 19 DECEMBER 2014
TENNANT AND DISTRICT TIMES FRIDAY 19 DECEMBER 2014 13
annual christmas tree event
Santa’s busiest month of the year
SANTA has had a busy calendar month with
appearances all over town.
First he dropped by the Tennant Creek Playgroup, next
stop was the Memo Club Kids’ Christmas Party, with
the last stop at the Tennant Creek Christmas Tree event.
Phone 8962 2049 or 8962 2522
OPEN FROM 5PM TUES - SUN (CLOSED MON)
• 2 x Large Pizzas
• Garlic Bread
• 1.25 litre soft drink
$35 pickup.$40 delivered.
Bring the kids! Come join in the fun!
Every Monday morning from 9.30am onwards
at the Senior Citizen Hall. 49 Haddock Street
Every Thursday morning from 9.30am onwards
at Tex’s Schnitzel House, Eldorado Motel
Different activities every week!
$5 per family - First session FREE
Any questions please phone Sally Maguire on 0437 545 106
or Rebecca Way on 0409 802 510.
• BP SERVICE STATION • KAREN’S KITCHEN • RED ROOSTER
- FUEL - FOOD - COFFEE - COLD DRINKS - GROCERIES -
Open as usual over the Festive Season
Service Station open 24/7 including Christmas Day and other public holidays
- In line with our community-conscious approach, we sell Opal fuel -
Stock up on bubbly
for Christmas ... full
range of soft drinks
at great prices.
Management and Staff wish all our valued
customers a safe and happy Christmas.
TENNANT Creek, Elliot and Ali Cu-
rung represented the Barkly region
in the Central Australia Remote
Community Basketball Challenge
at Purkiss Reserve last weekend
organised by NT Government De-
partment of Sport and Recreation.
The other three teams were women from
the MacDonnell Ranges, Central Desert
The girls played a round robin of matches
in which they all played each other once to
see who would make it to the semi-finals
and it was an action packed weekend.
In the end of the round robin, 4 teams,
Tennant Creek, MacDonnell Ranges, Cen-
tral Desert and Ali Curung had made it to
the semi-finals, with Elliot finishing 5th.
In the first semi, Tennant Tigers played the
Laramba Roos (Central Desert) to go into
the final and the Tennant Creek came out
firing and lead from start to finish.
In the other semi-final of Ali Curung and
MacDonnell Ranges, it was a see-sawing
affair, with both teams creating good
chances and scoring points.
Ali Curung lifted late in the game, and
were fouled with only seconds to go to go
to the line.
The first shot was good, however the
second shot just bounced out and the siren
sounded with MacDonnell Ranges winning
by the point.
In the grand final, MacDonnell Ranges
took on the host team, Tennant Tigers.
Straight away the MacYouth Women’s
team took the ball down and scored within
the first 5 seconds and look very command-
In the second half, Tennant Tigers had the
urgency back and hit back on the score-
board by putting 3 points to 0 to make it an
8 to 4 score line with minutes remaining.
The look very promising going forward
and only really need to land two shots to
take it to extra time, however against the
run of play, the MacYouths scored to break
it open and win the game 10 points to 4
to become the Central Australia Remote
Community Basketball Challenge winners.
Stories by MARCUS MAHER
Basketball challenge held in Tennant
Grand finals end basketball comp
LAST Thursday, Any-
inginyi Sport and
their Basketball Com-
petition with the grand
final in the women’s
and men’s divisions.
The women’s grand final
was played first between
the Desert Divas against
the Storm. The Desert Divas
had been undefeated all
competition, however the
Storms came to play and
took an early lead, however
the Divas took control and
lead 8 to 5 in an intense
The divas continued to
dominate, with Maggie
Petterson scoring 8 points.
The All Star team com-
prised Rachel Walker, Peta
Eddington, Anthea Graham,
and Ronalda Walker.
In the men’s finals it was
Joe’s Team taking on the
Triple Zizzles. This game
was a fact, action-packed
game from the start and
the intensity was extreme
with many fouls occurring.
The Triple Zizzles were
missing a couple of players
but stood up strongly and
performed well. In the end
Joe’s Team was too power-
ful winning 23 to 16, how-
ever it was much closer than
what the score line had it.
The All Star team com-
prised Steven Lawton, Isiah
Nelson, Tim Blake, Kane
Plummer and Shane Hayes.
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