Sport

Medal hopes for ‘good, solid team’

Thirteen North Otago athletes will be among more than 1000 youngsters in action at the South Island Colgate Games in Invercargill this weekend. The annual...

SI tournament to test players

Bowl well, take every catch - and scrape together as many runs as possible. Those are the orders for the North Otago primary schools cricket...

Championship valuable experience

Brad Williamson's first – and last – tilt at the Australasian Young Drivers' Championship across the Tasman was not a winning one, but he...

Salter back at elite level

North Otago great Georgie Salter just can't stop coaching. Salter is coming out of retirement at the elite level to lead Netball South in the...

Rowers in form until wind wrecks champs

Oamaru rowers will be asking for just one thing this Christmas – an occasional day without wind. The Oamaru crews were again left frustrated at...

Asi, Charles lead way for successful swim team

Elenoa Asi and Rhys Charles led another outstanding performance from the Oamaru Swim Club at the Otago junior championships in Dunedin at the weekend. Asi...

Athletes fly the flag

North Otago's representatives at a Special Olympics New Zealand regional event in Dunedin last Friday and Saturday produced some top results, winning an impressive...

Touch players selected

North Otago's leading touch players are gearing up for a big summer. Seventeen local players have made various Otago teams for the South Island championships...

Fingers crossed for no wind as rowers head to champs

Oamaru rowing coach Owen Gould hopes the weather gods are generous and will allow his crews to get a full schedule of competitive racing...

Hometown hearts broken

  Jeremy Smith and his North Otago team-mates know there is no sport like cricket for both lifting you to the heavens and bringing you...

Nominations open as search begins for Waitaki’s best

Nominations are now open for the Waitaki Sports Awards. All sports organisations and schools are encouraged to nominate athletes, coaches, and administrators for the awards. Nominations...

Still serving tennis, 70 years on

North Otago tennis stalwart John Macdonald reckons he'll be playing the sport he grew up with for as long as "the body holds together". The...

Weston team to nationals

Weston School’s high­flying cricketers are ready for the big show. The school’s cricket team heads to Lincoln next week to represent the Otago­Southland region...

Bethany puts her all into netball

North Otago netballer Bethany Robertson knows all about challenges, but she welcomes every one put in her path. The versatile sportswoman has emerged as an...

Rush eager for next challenge

Tim Rush must be a glutton for punishment. The talented Oamaru cyclist had barely finished the gruelling Tour of Southland when he started thinking of...
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