Teen who fired gunshots at Perth school wanted to kill

A 15-year-old boy, who admitted firing three shots at his school sending it into lockdown, told West Australian police he planned to kill people...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Feb 23

Jail likely for Perth school shooter in Australian-first case

A teenage boy who opened fire at a school in Perth's north, plunging it into lockdown, will likely be jailed in what is an Australian-first case.
THEAGE.COM.AU Feb 23

Bibra Lake bushfire: Emergency warning issued as blaze burns at Adventure World

Perth school holiday rite of passage Adventure World is at risk of being destroyed as an emergency fire warning was issued for the Bibra Lake area...
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 20

WA pork producers call for review of ham restrictions in Perth school canteens

Pork producers are demanding a review of a decision to restrict the availability of ham on WA school canteen menus.
THEWEST.COM.AU Feb 12

Perth schools packed amid population growth pressure

Some Perth schools will be almost bursting at the seams when term one starts this week.
THEAGE.COM.AU Jan 29

Perth schools inundated

Some Perth schools will be overflowing when term one begins this week.
THEAGE.COM.AU Jan 29

Big Bash League: Brisbane Heat avenge heart-breaking BBL12 defeat with Sydney Sixers boil over in final

Brisbane Heat have avenged BBL12's heartbreak to Perth Scorchers in an inspired Sydney boilover at the SCG to claim their second title 11 seasons...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 24

Academy Latest: First Team in good place ahead of Night Series – Walmsley

PGFC Academy First Team Head Coach John Walmsley believes his young charges are in a good place ahead of Sunday’s NPL WA Night Series opener...
PERTHGLORY.COM.AU Jan 24

Big Bash League: Perth Scorchers implosion symptom of wider competition problem

Perth Scorchers were forced to use duct tape to hold cracks at the pointy end of the year, and it ended in a train wreck, but while fans expected...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 23

Big Bash League: Legend Ricky Ponting says money is the key to retaining top talent for finals

Australian legend Ricky Ponting says the Big Bash League must find a way to pay overseas players more competitively to avoid predicaments like the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 23

Big Bash League: Brisbane Heat captain Nathan McSweeney says Perth Scorchers' victory is driving them in final

Perth Scorchers' miracle run chase in last year's Big Bash League final is front of mind for Brisbane Heat ahead of their second straight decider,...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 23

Big Bash League: Brisbane Heat captain Nathan McSweeney says Perth Scorchers’ victory is driving them in final

Perth Scorchers’ miracle run chase in last year’s Big Bash League final is front of mind for Brisbane Heat ahead of their second straight decider,...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Jan 23

Big Bash League: Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie cracks Perth Scorchers' code in web of spin

Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie has broken down how his side cracked the code to beat Perth Scorchers at their formidable home ground.
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 21

Big Bash League: Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie cracks Perth Scorchers’ code in web of spin

Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie has broken down how his side cracked the code to beat Perth Scorchers at their formidable home ground.
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Jan 21

Big Bash League: Blazing Sam Fanning looking to earn full-time gig with Perth Scorchers next season

A piece of advice from Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges will likely send shock finals debutant Sam Fanning to England as he chases a fully-fledged...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 21

Insane boundary catch seals Strikers win

James Bazley has sealed the win for the Adelaide Strikers against the Perth Scorchers, helping the side advance in the BBL finals.
THEAGE.COM.AU Jan 20

Adelaide Strikers used The West Australian's back page to fire up BBL side ahead of win over Perth Scorchers

The curse of The West Australian's back pages has finally been broken, with the Adelaide Strikers revealing they used it to fire up players before...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 20

Big Bash: Hits & Misses as Perth Scorchers host Adelaide Strikers in The Knockout final at Optus Stadium

Perth Scorchers are out of the Big Bash finals race, spun out by the Adelaide Strikers by 50 runs. Here are the hits and misses from The Knockout.
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 20

Perth Scorchers player ratings: Cooper Connolly steps up as reigning champions knocked out of BBL finals

Perth Scorchers hero Cooper Connolly tried his best to bring his team back from the brink but it wasn't enough to save the reigning champions....
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 20

Perth Scorchers knocked out of Big Bash finals with woeful batting performance against Adelaide Strikers

Perth Scorchers' three-peat dream is over. Coming in as underdogs, the Adelaide Strikers demolished the reigning premiers by 50 runs to leave the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 20

Big Bash League: Marcus Harris and Sam Fanning named as Stephen Eskinazi ruled out of Perth Scorchers final

Perth Scorchers opener Stephen Eskinazi has been ruled out for the do-or-die final against Adelaide Strikers with a shock debutant named as one of...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 20

Big Bash League: Depth chart ahead of Perth Scorchers, Adelaide Strikers The Knockout final

After losing to the Sydney Sixers the Perth Scorchers are doing finals the hard way, and it starts with The Knockout on Saturday against the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 19

Big Bash League: Lance Morris backs Perth Scorchers' revamped middle-order to cover Laurie Evans' absence

It's a Perth Scorchers final, just the way they like it — with backs against the wall. As they brace for a batting shake-up, one star has thrown...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 19

Perth Scorchers fans urged to pack out Perth Stadium ahead of do-or-die final

Perth Scorchers fans are being urged to fill the Furnace on Saturday night to replicate the imposing atmosphere the packed stadium created during...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 19

Perth Scorchers opener Stephen Eskinazi given until eleventh hour to prove fitness for Adelaide Strikers final

Injured Perth Scorchers opener Stephen Eskinazi will be given until the eleventh-hour to prove his fitness for Saturday's sudden death final...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 19

Big Bash League: Josh Inglis says don't rule out Perth Scorchers in title race

Josh Inglis has declared Perth Scorchers can still bring home another Big Bash League title next week, but one of the leading voices fears their...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 18

Big Bash League: Three Perth Scorchers named in team of the season

Three Perth Scorchers, including the emerging all-rounder thrust into a captaincy role mid-season, have made the Big Bash League’s team of the...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Jan 18

Big Bash League: Adelaide Strikers captain Matt Short pleased to see back of Perth Scorchers' Laurie Evans

Adelaide Strikers captain Matt Short says he is pleased to see the back of Perth Scorchers master blaster Laurie Evans, but threw his support...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 18

Big Bash League: Perth Scorchers general manager Justin Michael calling on fans to bring record crowd to final

Perth Scorchers general manager Justin Michael is calling on fans to unite in a tide of orange to smash the attendance record at Optus Stadium for...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Jan 17

Jackson Barrett: A Perth Scorchers triumph this season would be their most magnificent yet

Perth Scorchers have never won a title without good reason not to. If they can pull it off again this year, it would be their finest triumph,...
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 16
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