September 22 2017 - 5:00PM Flashback Friday: 1979 CommunityfacebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments Flashback Friday: 1979 "Belinda Barnard of Yass takes Nembus onto the track at the Yass Picnic races. Belinda rode Nembus into second place." "Mark Atkinson shows his style at bowls. Mark is one of a number of Yass High School students who learn the art of bowling as a school elective under Mr. Dave Demoor.""Julian Buckmaster a member of the Magpies team has been showing good form." "Rodney Cooke sends one down in the match against Goulburn which the visitors won. Also in the picture is umpire who is known as Yass' 'Mr Cricket,' Ham Bush, a man who has done so much in promoting junior cricket in the district." "Yass supporters Mrs Caroline Dabin and Mrs Nel Gray were caught clapping the Yass under 7 side just after they had scored against Belconnen. Both Caroline and Nel have boys in the team." "These Yass Cubs were pictured at the Scout hall before they left for Canberra with the Cubs from Narraweena who visited Yass and were billeted for the weekend. From left is Scott Palmer, Robbie Nash and Dale Richards." "Janine Burge shows her style as she is about to complete a somersault. Janine was pictured at the Yass pool last week. Janine is only seven years old." "Shaun Robinson, of Yass, had no trouble holding Yogibar at the Canberra and District Regional Appaloosa Club's day at Yass showground." "Anne-Maree and Donna Jones are pictured in Woodhills with Santa Clause.""Katrina Southwell receives the baton from Karen Davis during a relay race at Yass High School sports. Partly obscured is Suzanne McClung." "These three youngsters were pictured at the learn to swim classes at the Yass pool. From left, Cindy Grieves, Peter Blundell and Thomas Smith.""Brian Hunt, Stephen Fitzgerald and Paul Anelzark were among students at Yass High School who participated in Horror Night held in the assembly hall.""Justin Wilson is pictured at the Yass Kindergarten." "Incoming Board members of Yass Rotaract Club are pictured at the annual changeover held in Yass Bowling Club on Saturday night. They are (l to r) President Touie Smith, vice president Peter Benisen, secretary Judith Day, treasurer Cathy Hynes, and two of the three directors Graham Bryant and Sandra Henderson." "Pictured at the farewell to Jack Williams and Ross Graham held at the Yass Bowling Club are Mr and Mrs Rod Hearne and Helen Field." "Top cricket coach, John Poidevin watches as power-hitter Bob Vogt plays a cover drive in the Coaches Association clinic held recently." "Preparing the lunch as the Yass Soldier's Club Day at Surf Beach are Terry and Neil O'Mara and Smiley Kemp." "Chairman of the coaching panel Mr. Alan Tieehurst gives Peter Keogh a bowling lesson at the Yass Coaching Association's clinic." "Pictured at the ballet classes conducted by Carolyn Dabin at St Clement's Hall on a Saturday morning are from left Bernadette Mckeough, Chantelle Delardes and Tanya Applegate." "Pictured are Anne Furner and Tony Hill at rehearsals." "Pictured is Stan Kotisfakis (left) proprietor of Yass latest restaurant the Ponde Restaurant formerly the Paragon Cafe with the Chef - John." "David Demoor presents Joanns Davis, of Yass High, with the prize for selling the winning ticket in the raffle conducted at the High School fete. The winner of the raffle was K. Wynn, of Yass." "Enjoying the day at the touch football are from left Kathy Payne, Jodie Bell, Melinda Bell, Margaret Bell, Mary Payne, Melissa Bell and Cherell Bell." "Simone Bissett and Kirsten Birkett are pictured. Both are members of the Jan Clifford dancing school.""Michele Dickson, left, and Jenny Santer give happy smiles as they were snapped having a dip at the Yass Pool. With the cooler weather the pool will soon close." "Pictured at the Anzac Day March are Mrs McLeod and Miss Clifton with some members of the St John Nursing Cadets who marched in the parade." "Pictured at the Yass Pre-School Kindergarten are Scott Yates and Ben Williams." "Paul Anelzark is pictured at the Yass High School as he tries to go around Richard Puckett in a recent game of basketball." "At the St. Patrick Day Sports at the end of their age race are Andrew Walker, Con Verigos and Stuart Wilson who finished first." "Two of the younger boys who attended Berinba Public School's Parents and Citizens woolshed dance at McClung's on Saturday night are Trent Brassil and James Roger." "Dennis Hoey of the Yass Fuel Fellows touch football team throws a perfect pass in their match against the Boorowa Rovers team at the Binalong Touch Football competition on Saturday." "Pictured are the Bush brothers - Arnold and Barry - who are vital members of the Yass Soldiers Club Bandits Touch Football team." "Yass Scouting Group Leader Mr Tom Lock is pictured investing cub Jason Cooke into the Yass Red Pack Cub's at a recent function held in the Scout Hall." "Wayne Donley receives the cricketer of the year award in the under 13's from umpire Mr Errol Southwell." "Melanie Jane Wilson was all smiles as she put on this sweet smile when she was pictured at the Yass preschool kindergarten." "Two junior Magpies are Michael Miller and Michael Bell pictured at a recent game." "Mark Garland is pictured at the junior pennant gold match between Yass and Duntroon." "John Buckmaster plays a backhand while his partner Sue Vogt watches the outcome in the match at the Hume Tennis courts last weekend." TweetFacebook of Flashback Friday 1979This week we take a look at the last year of the 70's where Yass was basking in the sunshine on the sporting field. facebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentCommentsFollow us Comments Discuss "Flashback Friday: 1979" Please note: All comments made or shown here are bound by the Online Discussion Terms & Conditions.