Mackay sports clubs try to convince you to sign up in three sentences or less.
Nostalgia kicked in when cattleman Billy-jo Rea took out the Martins Stock Haulage competition atop a horse with a lineage that dates back through his family.
Accountant by day, dead eye shooter by evening, Mackay's Lisa Laffy puts Ben Affleck in his 2016 crime drama to shame.
Familiar names filled the under 18 Queensland hockey team, but for one of the new faces it was a vote of confidence in his lowest point.
Thousands of sports fans huddling into the MECC for the annual Sports Expo was a vote of confidence for interest in the Sugar City.
Nebo and Clermont bull riders, Aaron Kleier, Justin Paton and Brady Fielder will tackle the worlds "toughest” bulls on Sunday against elite rodeo athletes.
From juniors to professional leagues, all walks of Mackay sporting will be on display at the Sports Expo and Sign-on Day, including two AFLW stars.
In the 'lonely' sport of boxing, Liam Paro and Tysinn Best say their mateship will be the driving force which takes them to the the world stage.
What sounded like a battle plucked from the pages of a history book, the Magpies Crusaders and Knights hit with force and closed on a stalemate.
Rising stars, old heroics and redemption races were the flavour of the second Mackay Turf Club meet.