Perth Scorchers to host WBBL final at Optus Stadium after beating Sydney Sixers, finishing top

Perth have earned direct entry and hosting rights for Saturday’s Women’s Big Bash League final at Optus Stadium after finishing their home-and-away...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 21, 2021

Perth Scorchers import Brydon Carse injured ruled out of BBL11 with knee injury

The Perth Scorchers have been dealt a massive blow ahead of next month’s Big Bash League with English import Brydon Carse ruled out of the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 21, 2021

Perth Scorchers step closer to securing WBBL home final after defeating Melbourne Stars in last ball thriller

A last ball victory over the Melbourne Stars could see the Perth Scorchers book the first spot in the WBBL final with one match to play on Sunday.
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 20, 2021

Opinion: How we can help kids manage social media

The principal of a prestigious Perth school has offered seven tips for helping kids the mental challenges of navigating social media.
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 19, 2021

Perth Scorchers chase home WBBL final as Optus Stadium emerges as potential venue

Perth Scorchers captain Sophie Devine says the possibility of hosting home finals in WA is a ‘massive incentive’ ahead of their last two...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 19, 2021

Preschool’s bizarre uniform rule

Children at a Perth school will soon be able to spend their days barefoot under a policy set to be introduced next year.

BBL11: Perth Scorchers complete international signings with English pair Brydon Carse and Laurie Evans

Perth Scorchers recruit Laurie Evans says it will be a ‘career highlight’ to play in the Big Bash this summer, seven years after his last stint in...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 18, 2021

BBL11: Perth Scorchers sign English quick Brydon Carse as cover for Ashes-bound Jhye Richardson

The Perth Scorchers have bolstered their fast bowling stocks as they prepare to be without speedster Jhye Richardson for much of their BBL11...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 18, 2021

How the cancellation of joint-school production Grease in Perth made headlines in New York

It’s the local story that sent shockwaves through the WA community - and now the cancelling of musical Grease by two Perth schools has made...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Nov 18, 2021

‘Beneficial’: Perth school to allow kids to DITCH shoes

Pre-schoolers at a Perth primary school will be allowed to go barefoot if they feel like it under a policy being introduced next year.
NTNEWS.COM.AU Nov 17, 2021

No stopping record-setting star

Milestone after milestone was accrued by the ultra-consistent Beth Mooney in Adelaide on Wednesday as her Perth Scorchers cemented a WBBL finals...

WBBL07: Perth Scorchers cement finals spot thanks to Beth Mooney, Sophie Devine and Heather Graham heroics

Beth Mooney and Sophie Devine made the most of their early lives to power Perth to a tight win over Adelaide at Karen Rolton Oval which cemented a...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 17, 2021

Former Perth Scorcher Nicky Shaw declares middle order make-up could decide WBBL finals fortunes

A firing middle order will be key to Perth’s chances of claiming their maiden WBBL title according to former Scorchers Nicky Shaw who sees ‘no...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 16, 2021

Iconic musical too ‘sexist’ for schools

Two Perth schools have cancelled their co-production of the musical Grease because the movie’s themes and content are outdated.

Grease musical scrapped by PLC and Scotch over concerns about ‘offensive, sexist and anti-feminist’ content

Two Perth schools have cancelled their joint production of musical Grease after students raised concerns about its themes and content. But not all...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Nov 15, 2021

Perth Scorchers entrench themselves in WBBL top four after commanding 10-wicket victory over Melbourne Stars

The Perth Scorchers have moved to outright second on the WBBL standings after a commanding 10-wicket win over Melbourne Stars, inspired by their...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 10, 2021

Big Bash League remain committed to Perth Scorchers hosting seven home games at Optus Stadium

BBL boss Alastair Dobson says they are exploring all options to ensure the Perth Scorchers get all seven home games this summer, despite WA’s hard...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 9, 2021

WBBL07: Perth Scorchers import Marizanne Kapp sparks Hobart Kapp-itulation at the WACA Ground

South African import Marizanne Kapp has claimed the best bowling figures by a Perth Scorcher to destroy Hobart at the WACA Ground.
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 7, 2021

WBBL07: Perth Scorchers fall two runs short in thrilling run chase against Hobart Hurricanes at WACA Ground

The Perth Scorchers squandered a golden opportunity for back-to-back Women’s Big Bash League wins, falling to Hobart by two runs at the WACA Ground...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 6, 2021

Perth Scorchers WBBL coach Shelley Nitschke backs prized recruit Chamari Athapaththu to fire

Perth Scorchers WBBL coach Shelley Nitschke has backed prized recruit Chamari Athapaththu to fire in the back half of the tournament after a...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 5, 2021

WBBL07: Perth Scorchers opener Beth Mooney praises spin sensation Lilly Mills on breakout tournament

Perth Scorchers run machine Beth Mooney predicted her former Brisbane Heat teammate Lilly Mills was too good to be sitting on the Women’s Big Bash...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 4, 2021

WBBL07: Beth Mooney tons up as Perth Scorchers knock off ladder leaders Melbourne Renegades in WACA return

The Perth Scorchers celebrated their long-awaited WACA Ground return with a brutal upset victory over Women’s Big Bash League ladder leaders...
THEWEST.COM.AU Nov 3, 2021

Perth school students plotted to kill teacher before stabbing: police

A Perth student who allegedly stabbed her teacher on Monday is accused of plotting with another teenager to kill the woman.
THEAGE.COM.AU Nov 2, 2021

Teacher attacked at Perth school


Devine display seals Super Over thriller for Scorchers

Sophie Devine and the Perth Scorchers are the experts of the Super Over after another clutch victory, this time back at their spiritual home of...

Perth Scorchers set for Lilac Hill WBBL festival against Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers

Every man and his dog will be welcome as the Perth Scorchers women hope to break attendance records - for fans as well as fury friends - at the...
THEWEST.COM.AU Oct 29, 2021

Perth Scorchers star Marizanne Kapp says she ‘supports’ teammate Alana King’s knee gesture, won’t participate

Perth Scorchers star South African recruit Marizanne Kapp says she fully supports teammate Alana King’s decision to take a knee, but does not plan...
THEWEST.COM.AU Oct 28, 2021

Perth Scorcher WBBL star Sophie Devine praises opening partner Beth Mooney for keeping her ‘grounded’

Perth Scorchers skipper Sophie Devine has praised opening partner Beth Mooney for keeping her ‘grounded’ after the pair put on the second-highest...
THEWEST.COM.AU Oct 25, 2021

Sophie Devine smashes century in mammoth WBBL partnership for Perth Scorchers

White Ferns captain blasts six sixes in Hobart, as her opening stand with Beth Mooney enters the record books.
STUFF.CO.NZ Oct 24, 2021

WBBL 2021: Perth Scorchers belted by Brisbane Heat after sloppy outing

A sloppy performance in the field and poor showing with the bat has seen the Perth Scorchers crushed at the hands of the Brisbane Heat by 59 runs...
THEWEST.COM.AU Oct 19, 2021