Gold medals for Sutherland Queens High School year 12 pupil Emma Sutherland has done it again.
Cleveland Falanitule last week became the first Otago kickboxer to be named in a New Zealand team for the world championships.
Competitions take a break The weekly ice hockey and boys midweek football competitions have had a break for the holidays.
Cycling Year 12 Queens High School pupil Emma Sutherland has been hitting the headlines and following in the footsteps of former Queens pupil Alison Shanks.
Callum Horwell (13) is punching above his weight. He only started playing indoor bowls 18 months ago and is now the Otago under-18 champion.
Leaders breakfast Richie McCaw made a huge impression on the 220 people present when he spoke at our sport leaders breakfast at the Alhambra-Union club prior to the test at Carisbrook.
Alan Craig does not usually keep a close eye on the letter box for so-called snail mail.
Scottish sprinter Eric Liddell, whose character featured in the movie Chariots of Fire, is the hero of Bayfield High School athlete Anna-Lisa Uttley.
Biking success for Dunstan Dunstan High School 16-year olds Kate McDonald and Georgia Wight have been selected for the world mountain biking championships to be held in Canberra in August.
Cory Hutchings well received Cory Hutchings spoke to selected groups of secondary school pupils at three seminars throughout Otago this month.
Stephanie Patchett tagged along with a friend to the Dunedin Ice Stadium a few years ago.
There is barely room on Zoe Cadzow's school blazer for any more badges or embroidered patches listing her sporting achievements.
Logan Park HS futsal The LPHS boys' futsal teams had an exciting start to the term with the opportunity to play a Brazilian secondary school team at the end of its South Island tour.
Golf The Southern Golf Academy has been running a golf coaching and playing programme during term one.
Central Otago pupils Finn Butcher and Jessica Bailey are making waves in the sport of whitewater kayaking.
Four Otago athletes - Anna-Lisa Uttley (Bayfield), Rebekah Greene (St Hildas), Guy Woodhouse (Kavanagh) and Ricky White (Sara Cohen) - broke records at the South Island secondary schools athletics championships in Invercargill recently.
Cricket The Otago Boys year 10 cricket team represented the lower South Island at the finals of the New Zealand Community Trust competition held recently in Taupo.
Gregor Fea (Wakatipu High) led the country schools' attack at the annual Otago secondary schools swimming championships at Moana Pool on Saturday.
Guy Woodhouse, a relay specialist, prepares for his next baton change at the Caledonian Ground. Photo by Gregor Richardson. Kavanagh College pupil Guy Woodhouse is a team player who understands that his best chance of breaking on to the international stage as a sprinter is in relays. Woodhouse (15) won his first international medal as part of the New Zealand team that finished third at the Pacific Schools Games in Canberra last December.
Kings athletes excel Mackenzie Haugh and Jordan Seaward, both of Kings High School have had an outstanding schools athletics season and are looking forward to the challenge of the South Island championships this weekend.