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Chequered flag falls on 50 years of history 

Cambridge Motorcycle Club must leave its home of more than 50 years because a new subdivision is being built next door. Motocross mum Jen Franklin says she is devastated her husband Nick Price and their…

My son won the cup…

Alistair Martin knew James McDonald was destined for greatness. “There was something about him that you knew he’d be successful – and it was kind of in an unassuming way – but you just knew…

Youth award winners named 

By Ricky Lam  Track cyclist Lily Cawood was among the award winners when the 2021 Waipā Youth Awards were announced online. This year’s awards attracted 97 nominations and 52 awards were made. The awards are open to students…

Olivia’s back in the water 

Cambridge swimmer Olivia Emmett was becoming something of a fish out of water thanks to Covid. The youngster had just arrived in Auckland for the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships when it was announced the city…

Dawn’s talents recognised

Central Bowling Club’s well-kept gardens are the envy of Cambridge and now the woman who keeps them looking that way has been presented with a prestigious Bowls Waikato award. Dawn Britten has been a member…

Cricketers wait for an innings 

  Cambridge’s cricket season could be delayed – but not because the Town Square pitch won’t be ready. Club stalwart Simon Dodds, speaking to The News on Sunday as he mowed the lush wicket, said…

Football programme up in air for Reds

Cambridge footballers will need the Waikato to move to alert level 2 before they can complete their winter season. The COVID-19 lockdown forced the suspension of the season for Cambridge Football Club’s 750 junior and…

Board hears appeal for dirt track 

Cambridge has been identified as the ideal community for a new dirt jump track. Enthusiasts Jude Eades and Paul Langlands made the pitch for the town at the Cambridge Community Board meeting yesterday. Dirt jumps…

Cambridge cyclist and canoeists feature in Tokyo

Cambridge-based cyclist Ellesse Andrews has won a silver medal in the women’s keirin at the Izu Velodrome. The 21-year-old former St Peter’s School, Cambridge student, powered from fifth wheel to overhaul three riders and claim…

Waterskiing brothers fly high

Cricket has Brendon and Nathan McCullum, rugby has the Barretts and now Cambridge has the Runciman brothers. Siblings Joel, Luke and Joshua Runciman might one day be in the same league of sporting stardom after…

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