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Basketballers back from Greece

The St Peter’s Premier Girls basketball team have returned from the ISF World Championships in Greece ranked fifth in the world. The team, which was the first female team to represent New Zealand at the…

Lily’s in eleventh heaven…

Lily Greenough decided what her older brothers could do, she could do. Her Cambridge brothers Jack and Bennett Greenough made the Mighty 11 New Zealand BMX team when they were 11 – prompting Lily to…

Maunga Mission multisport race sure to challenge

Conquering mountains is both a figurative and literal reality of taking on the Maunga Mission in Cambridge later this month. In addition to conquering the goals and challenges of taking part in a multisport race,…

First loss sees Reds slip to third place on ladder

Cambridge have slipped to third place in football’s Northern League second division after the Reds lost their unbeaten run in the competition. The Reds lost 2-1 to league newcomers Unimount Bohemian Celtic but showed tremendous…

Riders earn national titles

Cambridge BMX riders Rico D’Anvers and Bennett Greenough contested a tight men’s Superclass final at the BMX NZ National Championships in Auckland over Easter weekend. D’Anvers poured on the power on the last straight to…

Young athlete amongst NZ’s best

A Cambridge student has smashed the North Island Secondary School athletics record for the under 16 400m sprint, running it in 54.69 seconds – a rare achievement for high school runners. Her outstanding time now…

Another notch in belt for softballer

Daniel de Jong has returned from a whirlwind trip in Australia, competing in the New South Whales U14 International Challenge in Sydney. It was quite the achievement for the now-14 year old, not only representing…

Reds among early pacemakers for title

Cambridge are among the early pacesetters to challenge for football’s Northern League second division title. With a quarter of their programme completed, the Reds are showing they have the talent – and a new-found resilience…

Wakeboarder on top at nationals

Cambridge wakeboarder Morgan Haakma successfully defended her open women’s title for the first time at the New Zealand Wakeboarding National Champs held at Piarere over the weekend. The 22-year-old Cambridge resident was competing in the…

Oh-so-close for Reds in football derby

Cambridge went within a few seconds of keeping their 100% winning start to the Northern League season but conceded a draw to Claudelands Rovers with the last kick of the match. With six minutes of…

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