Calling them ... Highlanders fans really do like to complain, don't they?
Former Otago footballer Cameron Howieson is looking for a new club.
Southern power will be the key to the Ice Blacks' chances of success at their world championship event in South Africa next week.
In many ways, Kate Buchanan is the heart and soul of the Southern Steel netball team - even more so than superstar shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid. She has a fancy title (corporate and communications manager) but no airs and graces. She is also the only ''PR person'' Hayden Meikle would ever consider featuring in this series. He catches up with his former netball-writing rival ahead of the derby with the Tactix on Monday night.
It was a double whammy for the Otago Volts yesterday.
The best ... Look, kids, I said. Hatred is awful. Hate leads to suffering, I said in my best Yoda voice.
Avoid this game if you scare easily - trust me.
This was the one that got away for the Southern Steel.
Back in April 2002, Otago Daily Times sports reporter Hayden Meikle spoke with a determined 20-year-old who had taken his first tentative steps in international cricket with mixed results. As it happened, a big future lay ahead of him.
On the cusp . . . The truth is I don't know what to write today.
Cardinals sealed an appropriate end to a successful season when they beat Dodgers in back-to-back Champions Cup games on Saturday.
Looking back . . . Wait, you're still writing about golf?
One of the more disrupted Dunedin club seasons in recent memories will come to a close with the Champions Cup today.
Sir Michael Hill hopes his ambitious plan to create an Augusta-style par-3 course at The Hills will be completed within three years.
Australian rookie Jordan Zunic has won the New Zealand Open in Arrowtown.
The best thing about New Zealand and Australia having such similar flags is that we can pretend a golf leaderboard is delivering good news.
One is taking inspiration from his best mate and the other is just glad to have his clubs back.
The more we know, the less we know.
Two Australians will carry a joint one-shot lead into the final round of the New Zealand Open tomorrow.
Expect the New Zealand Open to stay in Arrowtown but take on more of a Japanese flavour in future years.