Father Bruce Springer runs the Sylvanian Cricket Club and is also the captain of the team. Depending on which team wins the toss of the coin he either opens the batting or begins the bowling. His finest hour - and it did only take an hour - was when he bowled out the entire second eleven for only twelve runs and then opened the batting for histeam and hit each of the first three balls for six. Mother Shelia Springer is a great all round sportswoman and isespecially good at netball. She is often found at the netball courts eitherplaying her favourite position of goal defence (GD) or coaching one of the junior teams. She works hard at all her sports, encouraging her children to do the same. "Winning is not everything, beating your PB (Personal Best) is" she claims. Sister Joanne Springer, like the rest of her family, is sports mad. Her favourite activity is running; to be precise, long distance running. She trains very hard at this, getting up at six o'clock every morning in order to run around the fields, having a quick shower before she dashes off to catch the school bus. Baby Joey Springer loves to play bat and ball with his father, Bruce. He usually misses the ball with the bat, which makes both him and his daddy laugh. The Springer family are the sports stars of Sylvania on the cricket pitch and netball court.