Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Selborne pupil earns top 10 spot at SA School Squash

SQUASH: Congratulations to Luke Jacoby of Selborne College who ranked in the top 10 in of the Under 14 South African Schools Squash. Picture:SUPPLIED

Clarendon does well at the squash tourney

WELL DONE: Clarendon High School pupils participated in the national inter-provincial squash tournament in Johannesburg recently. The Border Under 14 Squash team consisted of...

Dewar shines at the national hockey tourney

HOCKEY STAR: Selborne College pupil, Matt Dewar, was awarded the Colin Bartle Trophy as the Player of the Tournament at the South African Schools...

Buffalo City teens hold their own in top company

It was a superb showing by the U13 Buffalo City team at the annual Bill Stewart U13 interprovincial soccer tournament last week as they...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi nominated for top award

Springbok captain Siyamthanda Kolisi has been nominated for the Laureus Sports Awards sporting moment of the month for July. Kolisi was recently appointed as the...

Selborne gets starring role for Craven

The Border Craven and Academy Week teams have entered their final week of preparation ahead of their respective national weeks, which get under way...

Silver medals for Cambridge High School’s U15

  DREAM TEAM: Cambridge High School's under-15 team proudly display their silver medals which they received at the recent Eastern Cape Netball Champions. They also...

Swallows fired for trench warfare

  Swallows will be looking to defeat its bogey team when they take on Walter Sisulu University All Blacks in the Nashua Tournament knockout final...

Brothers show how it’s done at the EL Open

Cracking squash action was battled out recently when the East London Squash Open took place in the city, with the best local squash players...

Selborne wins both matches against Stirling

GOOD PLAY: Selborne's Thomas Bursey clears the ball quickly from the base of a scrum. Selborne had a very successful weekend against Stirling, emerging...

Organisation launches petition against IAAF’s new rule on female athletes

Johannesburg-based organisation ProBonoMatters has launched an online petition against new rules of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) that seek to regulate female...

Bringing sport to people of Mdantsane

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation, Project Khulisanani, is bringing sport to the people. The NPO celebrated Youth Day by staging the Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the...

Dale lauds Dyantyi

DALE College has applauded the achievements of its  former Old Boy Aphiwe Dyantyi,  who is fast making a name for himself, has made a...

Kolisi warns England no complacency in Bok camp

  Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has warned England that there will be no complacency from his team in the third Test at Newlands on Saturday. The...

Dimbaza fly the flag

THE annual Buffalo City Metro Municipality Mayoral Cup took place on Saturday at in various locations in the city, with a wide variety of...

Police, community unite for sports against crime tournament

IN an effort to curtail crime, Mdantsane and Bluewater police members partnered with the local community police forum (CPF) and other stakeholders to organise...

Extreme Fest wows East London

Motorsport fans were given a big treat this weekend when the Extreme Festival came to East London Grand Prix. There was a wide selection...

Surfers on a path to support youth

REGARDLESS of the weather conditions, if you go down to the Chintsa Beach, you will see a group of about 20 surfers every Saturday...

King Adventure Challenge back again

Get your adventure shoes on and get ready to rumble in King Williams Town once again at the BUCO King Adventure Challenge that will...

Border stock car racing

Racing enthusiasts gathered at the Summerpride Showgrounds Circuit for V8 King of the Ring and 1660 challenge on Saturday evening. East London was graced...

East London Extreme Festival

East Londoners and those from surrounding towns have had a special treat this June 16 with the East London Extreme Festival taking place at...

Group aces epic race

THE eighth expedition race, also known as the Adventure Race or Expedition Africa, took place in Namaqualand recently. Of the 52 teams that competed,...

Flexing muscles for R10000 prize

THERE were muscles galore in King William's Town as the inaugural House of Legends bodybuilding competition took place at Dale College Boy's Primary School...

Lukho selected to represent South African Junior Clubs

AFTER his sterling performance at the national rowing champs in Pretoria, grade 9 pupil Lukho Mbongisa, 17, of John Bisseker High School was selected...

SASOL gears up for GTC

MOTOR-racing fans are revved up for the East London leg of the GTC championship that winds its way to the city this weekend. East London...
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WATCH: AB de Villiers brings teen to tears with surprise visit

  But guys‚ these are the things dreams are made of. When AB de Villiers announced his shock retirement from international cricket‚ fans across South Africa...

Springbok Faf de Klerk praises Ellis Park factor for comeback

  Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk praised the Ellis Park factor in the home team’s stunning comeback to win the first Test against England on...

Ashworth completes South African cleansweep of the Comrades Marathon after winning...

Ann Ashworth completed a South African clean sweep of the Comrades Marathon‚ winning the women’s title in 6:10:04 on Sunday. Comrades marathon female winner Ann...

Teeing off for a good cause

GEORGE Randell Primary School held its fourth annual golf day on a chilly Saturday morning at the West Bank Golf Club. Proceeds from the...

Cycling and a French affair

The fourth annual Tour de Force took place on a chilly Sunday morning together with the very 'chic' French Market at 3 Silos just...

Former EL pupil goes for gold

FORMER Stirling High pupil Lauren Volker continues to amaze in Port Elizabeth, where she is currently juggling a position at Nelson Mandela University’s psychology...

Teams off to nationals

THE second annual Eastern Cape Majorettes and Cheerleading Association’s (ECMA) provincial championship took place on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Gonubie Primary School. Parents and...

Who will win this year’s Comrades Marathon?

There is great optimism that yet another South African runner could claim victory in this year’s Comrades Marathon on Sunday. Experts in long distance running...

Buffs recoup to win

BORDER Super League got was under way on Saturday at the Buffalo Park Stadium, with the Buffaloes defeating Mdantsane-based team Winter Rose 32-7. Buffs...

Baseball proves a hit

BASEBALL champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi launched the Billie Magengelele Baseball Revival Programme on Sunday at Sakhile Primary School in Mdantsane. “We want to...

Catch Projects team scores goal posts

IQ ACADEMY donated soccer goal posts to the U11 soccer team ODF Catch Projects’s U11 soccer team in Gonubie on last week Wednesday last...

Netball league entertains locals

EAST London netball league proceeded on Saturday at the Hamilton Sport Club with six teams contested against each other. The second team of Walter...

SA colours revs up racing champion

LOCAL dirt oval stock car racing champion Jody van Zummeren, 22, is flying the South African flag high – especially after has flown the...

Warning issued as full moon spring tide hits

Rough seas are expected across the country from Tuesday morning as a full moon brings about spring tides. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on...

Schools forge friendship

STUDENTS Rule Movement, an organisation that offers mentoring and life-skills programmes for academics residing in underprivileged communities, was recently the recipient of a given...

Special Champions League screening at Old Selbornian

Sports lovers are in for a treat this weekend courtesy of local soccer fan Tony Koch. To celebrate the Champions League Final, Koch has...

Swallows triumph over thorns of Winter Rose

  BORDER Rugby Super League had one of the most anticipated matches on in the league calaendar when Swallows Rugby Football Club faced their long-time...

Packing the punch

A TRAUMATIC incident shaped,  Sandra Leigh Almeida, 36, of Gonubie into South Africa’s first professional woman boxer and the first white woman to win...

Netball season gets underway

NETBALL league got under way last week with 10 teams competing at the Hamilton Sports Club on Saturday. The Aloes' first team played against Ravens...

Historic car to return to East London

    East London's Grand Prix circuit and its spectators will once again see this immaculate Maserati 8CM in action, 84 years after American racer Whitney...

Kingsridge gearing up for stiff Hockey Challenge

Kingsridge are not taking anything for granted as they seek a hat-trick of wins when the East London Inland tournament of the SPAR Eastern...

Kia-Leigh gets nod for Netherlands tour

CLARENDON High School Matric pupil Kia-Leigh Erasmus was recently selected to a 32-strong hockey team that will be travelling to the Netherlands in November. Out...

Two fatal drownings and a shark attack – East London

SEA RESCUE – East London – Saturday, 12th May. 2 fatal drownings and a shark incident in separate incidents: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station...

Netballers show their class

EAST LONDON netball fanatics were entertained by the league as it was under way on Saturday as the league got underway at Hamilton Sports...