Dunedin's Sarah MacGibbon is set to compete internationally after taking top honours at the North Island ice skating championships last month.
Working for the Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association during the past six years has given me many rewarding and satisfying experiences.
Queen's High School year 13 pupil Sarah Morrison is celebrating winning the South Island level 9 rhythmic gymnastics title recently.
King's High School year 10 pupil Avinash Shastri has been racking up the titles on the badminton court.
The first week of the school holidays was busy for 13 of The Catlins Area School pupils, as they were a part of the team of 50 who made up the "South of the South" tournament team to compete in the New Zealand Area Schools tournament in Dunedin. Other regions were Top of the South, Central (North Island) and North (North Island).
Harry James was a promising tennis player when he met United States great Andre Agassi in Queenstown four years ago. That brief meeting instilled in him a burning ambition to reach the top.
The New Zealand Area Schools Association national tournament has been an important part of the life for area school pupils since 1994, when there was an informal get-together at Mercury Bay Area School.
Bayfield High School Bayfield runners are going well with some good performances in recent events. Following the successful school cross-country and the Logan Park road race, the team grew to 24 with six teams competing in the Caversham road relay.
A total of 84 Wakatipu High School pupils in years 9 to 13 braved ice-cold temperatures in water and difficult terrain on mountain bike and foot for their annual triathlon at Moke Lake yesterday. Challengers swam 200m around buoys in the lake, then cycled on a 10km loop before running 6km to the finish line. James Beech captured the action.
• Water skiing In mid-February, 27 skiers from 10 secondary schools in the Otago and Southland region competed in a one-day slalom water skiing event at Perkins Pond, near Millers Flat. The...
Samantha and Shannon Hope are the proverbial two peas in a pod. Not only do they look alike, but both are excelling in duathlon, triathlon and the national junior mountain biking scene.
Bayfield High School Bayfield pupils Samantha and Shannon Hope, Kieran Duncan and Jess Todd competed against 22 other secondary school teams in the annual Otago Rail Trail Duathlon. On the...
For many 16-year-olds, handling schoolwork is hard enough without pursuing sporting ambitions, but for Mackenzie Haugh it is all in a day's work.
Andrew Whyte (South Otago High School) and Rebekah Greene (St Hilda's Collegiate) rewrote the record books with dynamic running in Wellington yesterday.
Megan McPhail (Waitaki Girls') can rise to the occasion.
Rebekah Greene (St Hildas) will start as favourite to win the junior girls 1500m and 3000m double at the New Zealand secondary schools championships at Timaru next month.
Michael Collins might be the next big thing in rugby but his skills are not lost to the summer code just yet.
They did it on the cheap. The repaired St Hilda's Collegiate School rowing skiff proved seaworthy on Otago Harbour yesterday.