Local Sport

Record number qualify at Zonal Athletics Champs

A team of St Peter’s students competed in the Zonal Athletics Championships at Porritt Stadium earlier this month, securing the school’s record-number of athletes to qualify for the Waikato Bay of Plenty Championships. 39 young…

Four national titles for family at national track champs

Around 220 riders from around New Zealand were at the Avantidrome over March 8-10 to contest age group titles during the four-day National Age Group Track Championships. Cambridge teenager Jack Carswell secured a new national…

Squash star makes quarter final

Joelle King made it through to the quarter final of the PSA Squash World Championship earlier this month, succumbing to Frenchwoman Camille Serme 7-11, 8-11, 4-11 in 37 minutes. Fourth-seeded King traded shots with the…

Student named vice-captain of NZ Deaf Basketball team

At just 16 years of age, Tuhua Taikato-Litz is the youngest player in the New Zealand Deaf Basketball team. Not only that, he is also the team’s new vice-captain. The Cambridge student’s selection was announced…

Fun run a hit

The Waipa Fun Run attracted more 10km runners than ever before this year, when the eight annual instalment took place at Victoria Square over last weekend. Organisers of the Lugtons Waipa Fun Run were rapt…

Softball success leads to European tour

Tyrone West will represent the country at the Joudrs International Boys Cup in Prague in May, an under 18 softball tournament which will attract more countries than the ISC World Series. As his first time…

Softballers to represent NZ

The Kevin Herlihy Softball Tournament at Tom Voyle Park on Sunday doubled as a fundraising event for two Cambridge softballers hoping to make the trip of a lifetime this year. The Tom Voyle Sports Club…

Swimmers race in open water

St Peter’s Swimmers have been treading into deeper waters lately, competing in the New Zealand Open Water Champs and the NZ Secondary Schools Open Water Champs. The local club sent a team of students to…

Flying finishes at barefoot water ski champs

Skimming across the surface of the lake at up to 70km/h is one thing, catapulting off a ramp and flying through the air is quite another. That’s what 18 barefoot skiers from around the region…

New names go on football sevens trophy

Fresh names will be etched on the men’s Cambridge Sevens football trophy after two teams with no previous wins at the tournament played out an exciting final in Cambridge last weekend. Colombia+2, entering for the…

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