Mildura’s Luke Argiro, who qualified in late 2017 to shoot in Mexico for the World Cup was named as the winner of the Northern Mallee Sports Star of the Year at a Gala presentation dinner held last night.

His clay target shooting efforts has resulted in him joining the Shooting Australia squad.

Master athlete of the Year: Glen Walker (Swimming)

Junior encouragement award: Sebastian Pollifrone (Mildura and District Athletics)

Senior Team of the Year : Full Noize Racing (Warren Monson/Andrew Summerhayes)  Mildura Motor Cycle Club

Junior Team of the Year: Mildura City Soccer Club

Club of the Year : North West Victorian Motor Cycle Club

Coach of the Year : George Moraitis (Mildura Soccer Club)

Administrator of the Year: Scott Anderson (Irymple Cricket Club)

Athlete with a Disability: Cosimo Cirillo (Mildura City Soccer Club)

Aboriginal Sportsperson of the Year: Melissa Bailey (Bambill Football Club and Mildura Soccer Club)

Volunteer of the Year: Ronald Boyd (Mildura Workers Bowls Club)

Sports Star of the Year: Luke Argiro (Clay Target Shooting)