Monday, October 23, 2017

Good showing in Italy for teen karter

Lincoln’s Jacob Douglas has spent the last three weeks taking on the best young kart racers from all parts of the world.

Coach’s American-style policy pays off

Class work and basketball are all rolled into one at Hillmorton High School creating a recipe for success both on and beyond the court.

86-year-old competing with racers a quarter his age

Jim Gordon can be found lying on a hammock most weekends – but it’s supported by three wheels and being blown along at more than 60km/h.

Teen jet skier world champion

Christchurch jet ski racer Ben Morris has been crowned world champion at the IJSBA world finals in Arizona, United States.

Original 1995 Team New Zealand shirt up for auction

An original Team New Zealand shirt from the historic 1995 America's Cup win is up for auction to raise money for the rebuild of Pleasant Point Yacht Club.

SBHS student heads to Poland

Ethan De Rose will travel to Poland to represent New Zealand at the Junior World Championships for short track speed skating.

Milligan on Bathurst podium

It was a near perfect Bathurst debut for Prebbleton’s Jack Milligan, who climbed the podium at Mount Panorama.

Burnside High contingent in national ice hockey team

Burnside High's Phoebe Thompson, Alyssa Murphy and Katelyn Heyrick and St Andrew's Ellie Dugdale have been selected in the under-18 womens national ice hockey team.

From second-five to hooker, Shilo Klein makes most of move

St Andrew's first XV captain Shilo Klein has found success moving from the backline into the forward pack.

Golden girl Hannah Bates wins at short course champs

Lincoln’s Hannah Bates is a national champion after winning her first open swimming title at the NZ Short Course Championships in Auckland.

Alan Jamieson retires from St Albans club after 51 years

After 52 years, 44 as president and chairman, of the St Albans Cricket Club Alan Jamieson has pulled stumps.

Watch: Can a sports reporter beat a 14-year-old tennis table champ?

The national junior and senior table tennis championships are taking place at Table Tennis Canterbury until next weekend. We sent Gordon down to test one of Canterbury's top young players who is now one step away from booking a spot at the Youth Olympic Games.

Watch: Tom Walsh can throw a shot put but can he...

Shot put world champion Tom Walsh graced the rough and trees ahead of the opening round of the Charles Tour at Harewood Golf Club. The country's top golfers will shoot for the Harewood Open titles until Sunday including rising local star Amelia Garvey.

Burnside pulls out of UC Championship

The strength of the South Island’s elite schools rugby competition has claimed a victim.

Prebbleton racer ready for Bathurst

A racing dream will become reality for Prebbleton’s Jack Milligan when he races a Toyota 86 sports coupe at the Bathurst 1000 this week.

Aranui rugby star makes under-18 Maori squad

Tahu Kaa-Goodwillie has been selected in the under-18 Maori side after a solid season with UC Championship-winning Christchurch Boys’ High School. He talks to Andrew King about almost heading to Auckland after being spotted at an intermediate sevens tournament

Haeata league coach takes on NZ assistant role

Haeata Community Campus' rugby league coach Te Iwi Ngaro Wairau has been named the assistant coach of the New Zealand Residents team.

Queenspark pupil may attend West Ham United trial

Christchurch United player Eric Imachi and his parents are anxiously checking their emails each day to find out if the 10 year old will be invited to trial for West Ham United in London.

Sumner running juniors win silver

Two Sumner running club members left with medals after taking part in the inter-regional cross country championships held in Timaru last Thursday.

Hillmorton High undefeated at basketball nationals

Hillmorton High boys basketballers are undefeated at the Shick Championships Secondary Schools Nationals and will play in the grand final on Thursday.