Sport

Highlanders training coup for region

The Highlanders are coming to town. The Super Rugby Aotearoa team will host a pre-season training session at Centennial Park next Friday, before a skills...

Last third of charity challenge easiest

Jeremy Ferguson hit his stride about 40km into the 60km charity Run for Hope he completed on Saturday. "It was tough the first couple of...

Grass open set for this weekend

Wet weather may have dampened the playing field, but organisers refuse to let it affect the North Otago Tennis grass open competition this weekend. The...

Union sneaks in to win 100 ball competition

It was a tight contest in the North Otago 100 ball cricket competition, but Union held on by the smallest of margins to sneak...

Wilmae Caldwell Tournament expands

A bowls competition named after a North Otago stalwart has grown in size this season. The Wilmae Caldwell ladies pairs got under way at the...

Young swimmer adds to his burgeoning medal haul at champs

He may not have had a choice in taking up swimming, but Neight Fraser is making a name for himself in the water. The 13-year-old...

Waimate girl joins netball youth body

Hannah Soper is determined to make a difference in the lives of netballers and help grow the sport. The Netball South Canterbury youth board member...

Endurance events a specialty

The secret to the success of a group of Waitaki Boys' High School mountain bikers is simple. They won one event, so they thought "why...

North Island tour shortly

Covid-19 could have put a halt to a St Kevin's College cricket tour this year, but organisers refused to let that happen. The school's first...

North Otago schools have a Rippa of a time at tournament

Seeing red is not always a bad thing - especially if you are a group of Pembroke School pupils. Pembroke's red Rippa rugby team went...

New plans for summer break

Emily Hargreaves' summer holiday plans have just been ruined in the best way possible. The Waimate High School pupil will swap camping at the Waitaki...

Pregnant runner; soon back as mum

Having a pregnant woman enter the first event in a series of fun runs and return two weeks later to walk with her baby...

First-innings loss for North Otago in Hawke Cup derby

A shaky start in the field made it difficult for North Otago to work its way back into last weekend's Hawke Cup match. Otago Country...

Maiden ton from Direen key to win

Scoring his first senior century came at the right time for Liam Direen. The St Kevin's College batsman finished 113 not out to steer his...

K-Hole gives Glenavy reason for celebration

They may not have got the points on the board, but the Glenavy Rangers still had a reason to celebrate on Saturday. After waiting for...
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