Sport

Newcomer glad to leave the keyboard behind

North Otago Cricket's new development officer is trading in the keyboard for the cricket bat. Angus Philpott, who is originally from Oxford, North Canterbury, started...

Old Golds in with shot at home semi

A bonus-point win against East Coast tomorrow would secure a home semifinal in the Meads Cup for second-placed North Otago. East Coast is winless, but...

Valley offers girls teams to bolster participation

North Otago will have two mostly all-female cricket teams this season. The teams, associated with Valley Sports Club, aim to provide opportunities for girls or...

Title so near for St Kevin’s College

St Kevin's College could not have come much closer to winning the National Secondary Schools Boys A Tournament in Palmerston North last week. The school...

Beattie’s career going ahead in leaps, bounds

Stuart Beattie has taken another step in his riding career. The Waitaki Boys' High School pupil rode for the American Quarter Horse Association New Zealand...

‘Twelve years later, I’m still here’

Last Saturday's Heartland rugby clash was a special one for Lemi Masoe. The 38-year-old became North Otago Rugby's newest centurion, as he took the field...

North Otago relishes new tournament

North Otago's mix of youth and experience paid off at the South Island Senior Championships last weekend. The team finished third in the new 12-team,...

Meads Cup berth and Shield on the line

Games don't come much bigger than this – apart from the finals. Tomorrow, North Otago hosts Mid Canterbury at Whitestone Contracting Stadium. For the Old...

Pair honoured with life memberships

A pair of cricket stalwarts have been given the ultimate honour for their contributions to the sport in North Otago. At the recent North Otago...

Smith takes masterclass

Young North Otago hockey players were treated to a special guest at their trainings last week. Black Stick Kelsey Smith, who has played in Olympic...

SKC pupil aiming at two NZ titles

Corbyn Hocken is a good shot. The St Kevin's College year 13 pupil heads to the North Island this weekend to compete for national titles...

Learnings taken from last week’s knockback

North Otago found itself on the wrong side of a nail-biter for the first time this season. It was beaten 18-17 by West Coast in...

Dunn, Fifita join North Otago side for champs

North Otago Netball has named a strong side for the South Island Senior Championships in Dunedin this weekend. As well as the pick of senior...

Plenty of ‘ticker’ in last-gasp win

Good teams find a way to win. When North Otago was down by two points with 10 minutes to go, and had just conceded a...

‘Stoked’ at Sparks selection

Molly Loe's rapid rise through the cricket ranks is continuing. This week, Otago Sparks head coach Nathan King named Molly (16) as a member of...
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