Local Sport

Barnett’s new racket

Former New Zealand champion Brian Barnett has returned to Cambridge to lead a programme fostering squash talent and promoting life skills. Barnett, who began playing the sport in Cambridge as a 13-year-old, has coached internationally…

Top-two cyclist at Tour of Southland

A Cambridge cyclist has reached the podium in a coveted New Zealand cycling competition. Racing in the Tour of Southland earlier this month – New Zealand’s premier road cycling event behind the elite nationals –…

Tough racing at Bridge to Bridge Classic

It was a lucky streak for Cambridge skiers racing in the 36th annual Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic over the weekend. Although Australians Ray Ball and Dylan Stevenson took the top title in the…

Massive medal haul for CHS cyclists

The trophy cabinet at Cambridge High School full after students brought home an awe-inspiring medal and trophy haul from three national competitions over the school holidays. Seventeen of the school’s cyclists travelled with a contingent…

Buscomb achieves 2020 vision

Cambridge runner Camille Buscomb has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and set two new personal best running times in the process. “I am so happy to finally put together some really good races…

Women’s eight crowned world champions

The New Zealand women’s eight has returned to Cambridge as the country’s first women’s eight crew to earn gold at the World Rowing Champs. They’re now back training at Lake Karapiro, spending the coming season…

St Peter’s secures two national titles

St Peter’s School students secured two national titles over the school holidays, the premier girls netball team winning the NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs, and the girls basketball team winning the Secondary Schools National Basketball…

Numbers up in cricket

Junior numbers enrolled for cricket in Cambridge have already passed last year’s record totals. Teams across Waikato will begin weekly Saturday games from October 26, and Friday night junior cricket at Victoria Square in Cambridge…

Shrek production brings out the best

Junior students at St Peter’s School have spent the past few weeks perfecting their parts in the school’s 2019 youth production Shrek The Musical Jr. Running October 22 – 25, the show features a 73-strong…

Nick Ross Bathurst-bound

Cambridge V8 racer Nick Ross will be Bathurst bound in a couple of weeks, when he tackles Mount Panorama for the first time. Ross will be part of a 16 strong Kiwi contingent of ENZED…

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