Limit beyond the sky for former Lion

For many AFL fans, the name Justin Clarke may trigger a forgotten memory. In early 2016 however, the former Booleroo local’s name would have been on many supporters’ lips, particularly Brisbane Lions’ fans – his former club. At that time, Clarke’s best football seemed ahead of him. The 22-year-old defender, with 56 career games already under his belt, had spent the previous season solidifying himself as a key cog in the Lions’ backline. Nobody would have guessed this young man’s career would end after just four seasons.

Meet the trader: The #BlackOwned gaming business – Eastlondonlines

At first glance, Playnation Games appears unassuming – just a small, independent gaming store opposite Croydon’s vast Centrale Shopping Centre. However, it is at the epicentre of a significant movement within the gaming industry. Since opening in late 2019, Playnation Games has worked tirelessly to promote diversity among its patrons, and nothing represents the store’s desire for diversity better than its owner, Daniel Grossett.

A story unlike any other: the alchemy of Madeleine McCann’s disappearance – Missing in London

As with any search, a pivotal part of its success comes down to exposure – more awareness means more people are looking. More people looking means the chances of finding a particular missing person is higher. Among the thousands of missing persons cases reported across the UK over the years, if you were to ask random members of the public to name one from the top of their head, many people would likely share a response – Madeleine McCann.

Mitch Creek: The season that was and the season that is

For most athletes approaching 30-years-old, their prime playing days would be behind them, but not for Mitch Creek. NBL22 has not only seen Creek’s game reach new heights, but also a resurgence of his career from the brink of retirement. The South East Melbourne Phoenix star has firmly entrenched himself in the conversation for league MVP, a possible return to the NBA and has the Phoenix poised to make a legitimate run at the championship come season’s end – three things which looked far less likely 12 months ago.

From NBL Champion to the NBA: Dean Vickerman on Jock Landale's journey

In December 2020, former Melbourne United star and current San Antonio Spur, Jock Landale, made the bold prediction that his United outfit could go undefeated throughout the 2020-21 NBL season. Just over a year later, Landale fronted up against the Los Angeles Clippers as the Spurs starting center. It was a night of firsts. His first NBA start, his first NBA double-double and his first NBA game in which he played over 25 minutes.

Alumni Check-in: Monash Blues Football Club President Alex Carr

Monash alumni and Monash Blues President Alex Carr has had plenty to do during lockdown! Not only has Alex been busy juggling work and Blues commitments, but lockdown has also seen the 29-year-old become a father. Despite all of the obvious issues going on in the world, Alex said the whirlwind of fatherhood has served as a perfect escape. "It's [fatherhood] been interesting, I think you sort-of live in your own little bubble once you've got a baby on board," he said.

Alumni Check-in: Hockey Club President Rachel Rodrigues

Monash University alumni and President of the Monash Hockey Club, Rachel Rodrigues, has been keeping herself busy whilst living in lockdown. The 30-year-old has spent the last 13 years of her life embodying everything the Monash community is all about. Ever since arriving on Monash campus in 2008, Rachel has been an active member of the hockey community with 2020 marking the third year of her tenure as Club President.

Monash opera singer embracing full-time dad duties amid COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 shutdown, Monash University student and professional opera singer, Shoumendu Schornikow, is making the most of his break from work. The 31-year-old works with Opera Australia as a principal artist and like so many others, has found himself at a loose end with work closed indefinitely. “The whole opera industry has been impacted quite severely by the coronavirus situation,” Schornikow said. “No gatherings means no performances, so all the works off for the foreseeable future.

Unassailable Will - Jenna O’Hea’s Journey Back

Days after hearing her season was over, Southside Flyers Star Jenna O’Hea looked on from the sidelines as WNBL MVP Kia Nurse led the UC Capitals to victory over her beloved team. It was the Flyers second consecutive game without O’Hea and their first at home. The night marked Southside’s Cheryl Chambers’ 250th game as a WNBL head coach. Minutes after the final buzzer, as both teams had begun to warm down and fans piled out of Dandenong Stadium, O’Hea sat alone.
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