Secondary Sport

Badminton proving popular at SOHS

South Otago High School

Badminton has taken off under the guidance of Jeff Elliotte and Chris Sly.

Trio of brothers aiming to be Olympic triathletes

Trio of brothers aiming to be Olympic triathletes

Wanaka brothers Janus, Julius and Leo Staufenberg hope to one day emulate the success of another set of siblings, English Olympic triathletes the Brownlees.

Suspend, blacklist cyberbullies

Suspend, blacklist cyberbullies

Bullies who prey on their victims at school should be suspended.

Winter sports well under way at Taieri

Winter  sports well under way at Taieri

Taieri College

This year, Taieri College has fielded 24 netball teams, nine basketball teams, six miniball teams, four rugby teams, three hockey teams and three football teams. Along with these large team sports, we have a cross-country running squad and curling and ice hockey teams.

Seven rugby teams at South Otago High

South Otago High School

Winter sport at SOHS is all go. There are seven rugby teams entered, including two girls teams.

US universities lure promising hurdler

US universities lure promising hurdler

Maddy Spence is used to clearing hurdles but most of them have been on the track.

Pupils find success in many areas

Logan Park High School

Top Otago basketballer Jaren Roy (year 12) has been invited as one of 20 top basketballers to attend the under-17 national selection camp in Auckland in April and to work towards the Oceania championships later this year.

NZ under-16 team priority for O'Neill

NZ under-16 team priority for O'Neill

Olivia O'Neill will be running the show when the New Zealand under-16 basketball team competes in the Australian state championships in Tasmania in July.

Successful summer for Mt Aspiring

Mount Aspiring College

Mount Aspiring athletes have had a busy and successful summer. Here is a summary of some of the highlights. -

Pint-sized Kasib punches above weight

Pint-sized Kasib punches above weight

Kasib Murdoch likes the rough and physical types of sport.

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