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Alyssa aims for more gold 

Cambridge athletes brought home seven gold medals from the 2022 Aims Games last week. A total of 11,000 11-13 year-olds from 323 New Zealand schools converged on Tauranga to take part in 23 codes at…

He had fast horses – but no fast cars 

Cambridge based Peter Setchell, founder and former proprietor of Millfield Stud, has died after battling cancer. His funeral service was scheduled for today at the Woodside Estate in Matangi. Setchell, his late brother Graham and…

Totara Springs triumphs

Cambridge Middle School took 36 athletes to Totara Springs camp in Matamata recently, competing in 30 different sports and bringing home four trophies. The school won croquet, boys’ indoor hockey, mixed outdoor hockey and boys’…

Back in the slot 

Cambridge Raceway officials are expected to reveal this week plans to hold the country’s richest harness racing night following on from the success of the inaugural event in April. The News asked Raceway chief executive…

Fastest feet in the Waikato

Cambridge Middle School beat nine other schools to win the Waikato Intermediate and Middle Schools (WIMS) cross country championships last week. CMS took 24 year 7 and 8 athletes to the annual championships, held at…

King a Games queen

Waipā-born athletes have excelled at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Cambridge squash queen Joelle King picked up two gold medals in Birmingham this week to take her career medal tally from four Commonwealth Games to…

St Peter’s wins

St Peters has sounded a warning that it will be a regional netball force by beating Avondale in the major final of the Auckland Combined Points Netball tournament where 95 teams competed in three grades….

We will welcome them

Street parades will be held in Waipā for the district’s Commonwealth Games athletes to recognise their achievements in Birmingham. The games still have another four days to go so there might be even more successes…

Hockey youngsters shine

Several Cambridge High School hockey players competed for Waikato during the school holidays – one playing for a New Zealand invitation team. Eden Wood scored a goal and was a stand-out performer for the New…

Our riders aiming for gold in Israel

Last week we reported fundraising had started to get six Cambridge area cyclists to Israel next month for the Junior World Track Championships. Today we look at the six athletes who have been selected. Jaxson…

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