Local Sport

Mountain climb for good cause

A local man plans to run rounds of the Hakarimata summit track in a few weeks’ time as part of a fundraising effort for his daughter. Brian Prescott – an ultra-marathon runner, husband and father…

Lacrosse: CHS vs Hillcrest

Cambridge High School demonstrated their tough resilience when they went up against Hillcrest on the weekend. The Hillcrest team’s absence of any subs wasn’t a problem as the athletic senior players presented solid stick handling…

Coach keen for first win

Cambridge football coach Paul Richardson hopes this weekend’s match against Auckland’s Onehunga Mangere United will give him his first win since taking charge of the Reds. Since becoming the club’s head coach in early May,…

Defying the law of gravity

Cambridge Jockey Aaron Kuru showed his class when he and his mount Des De Jeu took out the ITM Frame and Truss Maiden Steeplechase (3200m) despite falling at Awapuni last Saturday. Kuru and the five-year-old…

Cycle Classic one step closer

New Zealand Cycle Classic race director Jorge Sandoval has been in town putting the finishing touches on the route for next year’s race, which will be held in Cambridge and surrounding areas for the first…

Efforts awarded at Racquets Club

The Cambridge Racquets Club was rapt to receive the Waikato Club of the Year award recently, presented to the club by Mike Innes from Tennis Waikato Thames Valley. Mike also awarded five-year club member Neville…

Former Cambridge galloper successful in Singapore

Former Cambridge trained and unbeaten Heartlight continued his winning ways in impressive style with a debut victory at Kranji on Sunday. When Heartlight was racing for Cambridge-trainer Stephen Marsh, he was known as Crossedem. The…

Lacrosse win over St John’s

Cambridge High School’s boys’ lacrosse team played an exciting and fierce game against St John’s College on Sunday, winning 9 – 3 at the Hamilton Inline Hockey Centre, with player of the day going to…

Reds share spoils with neighbours

After nearly eight years of not playing each other at top level, Cambridge and Hamilton neighbours Claudelands Rovers have revived a strong rivalry in football’s Northern League. But despite both teams having chances to win…

Telford back on superbike for Italian series

Avid Cambridge News readers will remember Dillon Telford, the local superbike rider who competed in the Italian Superbike Championship series last year with surprisingly fantastic results. Well he’s back at it again, jetting off to…

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