In 2004, the Otago Daily Times began a series to profile the rising stars in Otago secondary school sport. As another school year draws to a close, Jeff Cheshire looks back at the 2009 class.
Eva Hofmans, Bayfield High School and rowing are all relatively new to each other - but they make a pretty good combination.
For someone who has just been picked for the New Zealand men’s curling team, Hamish Walker is remarkably humble.
Cecilia Crooks has big goals and is well on her way to achieving them.
North Otago has produced some very handy basketballers over the past couple of decades - but this bloke could be the best of the lot.
Tokomairiro's rising star-athlete has done it again with another record-setting javelin throw at the Otago Athletics Championships.
Two Otago Girls' High School volleyball players are to face some of Asia's best.
A dozen years ago, the Otago Daily Times kicked off a series to profile the rising stars in Otago secondary school sport. The series was called The Fast Lane,...
It is all about athletics for Sam Gouverneur.
Lexie Elliott has plenty of contrast in her sporting world.
A Dunedin pupil and two pupils from Maniototo Area School have been selected in the New Zealand women's curling team to compete in Finland next year.
The Ice Queens are one of a kind.
Rachel Beattie is mixing it with the big girls as her netball career continues to soar.
To Louis Jennings, a split second is just long enough.
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.
Hugh McLeod-Jones does not have the square shoulders of Tom Walsh or the massive barrel chest of Jacko Gill.
Isobel Ryan's eyes are firmly set on the New Zealand open championships next year.
It is not generally the done thing for a young New Zealand athlete to look up to a South African.
Earnscleugh youth Kensa Randle and her family are on the edge of their seats.
Life is a balancing act for Otago Girls' High School pupil Kiano Pelasio, who knows how to successfully mix three sports with schoolwork.