Selborne snatches last-minute win in tough clash with Hudson

It was a nail-biting match on Saturday when the Selborne College 1st XV rugby team went up against their Hudson Park counterparts in the...

Top SA women squash players share knowledge

THE Beacon Bay Country Club Squash team had the privilege of being coached by South Africa’s finest women squash players. South African women’s No1, Siyoli...

Parkside benefits from W4C ‘surf therapy’ and support

AWARD-WINNING organisation Waves for Change (W4C) proves that the ocean has magical healing powers. The organisation uses surfing as therapy to change and heal lives. Operating...

Border U13s set to play SA’s best

FOR the first time in history 23 rugby players have been chosen from across the Border region to represent the Border province at the...

All boots and glitter …

Glitter, boots, star-studded uniforms and discipline is what the East London community have been exposed to as the South African Majorettes and Cheerleading Association...

BCM dancers keep in step at championships

NICOLE Windell's Steps of Style Dance Studio performed well in the South African Championships of Performing Arts last week and many dancers were chosen...

Two earn colours for golden track records

TWO pupils from Baysville School were recently awarded colours for their outstanding and sustained achievements in athletics. The young athletes, Tracey-Lee Swartbooi and Charl Schaup...

Liverpool sign Sheltons

Brothers to play for LFC academy ENGLISH soccer giants Liverpool Football Club have signed brothers Gabriano and El Niño Shelton to play for their academies...

Scenery Park youth signs for Wits Soccer Academy

Aphelele “Nqiza” Teto, who lives at Scenery Park Squatter Camp, is the latest graduate from the Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) who has...

Big catches feature at Monster Angling event

ONE of the most popular and biggest angling competitions in the Border area was fought out at the Buffalo River recently. The Monster Angling Competition...
Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon girls did the school proud and managed to bring back five medals. Pictured is the U15 Octuple team that won gold, celebrating with coach Kate Godfrey. The team consists of Amy Newey, Morgan Deutschman, Rozanne Kruger, Emily Sparg, Quinta Kieck, Nikita Van Rooi, Eden Krug, Mia Scheepers, Jessica Shadwell

Proud team of rowers

Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon...

Teen scoops top honour in ballet

TALENTED Phikolwethu Luke, 16, received the prestigious Mabel Ryan Award for his Grade Five ballet exam last year. Luke was among the many prize winners...

Pioneers on song in Komani

Breidbach side win easily on DL method PIONEERS United team captain, Byron Esterhuizen, was all smiles after leaving Komani with a six-wicket victory over Queenstown...

IN PICTURES: Emotions run high at the end of the Comrades...

It was an emotional end to the Comrades Marathon, with Bongmusa Mthembu winning it for the second time, and US runner Camille Herron coming...

Stirling pupil off to represent SA

STIRLING High School pupil and Aquanova swimming club synchronised swimmer Tayla Jade van Huyssteen has once again made her family, school and club proud...

Pharo scoops gold medals at EC Athletics Champs

TALENTED Kingswood College allrounder Dwayne Pharo’s dedication, discipline and determination to the sport of athletics has paid dividends after he scooped two gold medals...

Ladies Nite Race expects record entry

THE run all East London women look forward to is around the corner. The Kempston Ladies Nite Race has been a community favourite for the...

Hot racing action

  Monstrous stock car racing machines BORDER Stock Car Association brought 2016 to a hot end with their final race of the year on December 30. The...

Youngster revved up by sponsored motorcycle

IN RECOGNITION for his performances in the MX circuit, Beaconhurst Primary School pupil, Jayden Bruce-Alexander has received a Yamaha YZ85 motocross motorcycle sponsored by...

WATCH: SAMCA NATIONALS 2019

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Sponsors dive in for the Merrifield Mile

To walk away with cash earned for their efforts is a great drawcard... TOP prizes are up for grabs for top swimmers at this year’s...

Stock car fans rev up for Summerpride thrills, spills

SA’s top drivers gear up for Showground challenge ON SATURDAY the second annual Border Stock Car Association 1660 Challenge will be held at the Summerpride...

Line up for super Surfers

Thousands to compete for glory in ‘grand old race’ this Saturday THE 2017 Discovery Surfers Challenge will on Saturday see thousands of athletes compete for...
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New faces, same high-octane action

https://www.facebook.com/andre.oosthuizen.9615/videos/1395880553796982/   ROUND 1 of the Border Stock Car Association’s Regional Dirt Oval Championship took place on Saturday at the Summerpride showgrounds circuit in East London. The...

Driveway run raises over R60,000

Morgan Bay resident Terry Gillham has not let the national lockdown get him down, and recently found a way to not only keep fit...

East London hosts the Eastern Cape Danone Nations Cup provincial final

Laerskool Kuswag in East London will be the venue this weekend for the under-12 Danone Nations Cup Eastern Cape provincial finals, kicking off at...

Young cricketers make King proud on the pitch

TWO young and talented boys have made the King community proud with top-quality performances on the cricket pitch. Dale Junior Grade 7 pupils Juan Jeggels...

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...

Karting season off to good start

Full throttle ahead for young Van der Merwe THE 2017 Border Karting racing season got off to a great start recently with members igniting their racing...

TAKE FIVE

The Clarendon High School U16 rowing team had a chance to relax after their races to support their other teams at the Buffalo Regatta...

Splashing out

BIG HANDOVER: PnA handed over parkas to the Stirling High School water polo teams last week. The parkas were donated by PnA East London...

Washie ‘monster’ stalks

Athletes set for 100-miler ‘Road to Hell’ WHEN the moon is at its brightest tomorrow, the ELB Washie 100 Miler will be well on its...

Local sport put in spotlight

Black athletes highlighted For the co-founders of Grit Sports, an interactive digital sports platform, it was important to shine a spotlight on sports – especially...
George Randell Primary School would like to congratulate Tristan Hoffman for placing second in the U13 high jump category at the Eastern Cape Primary Schools Athletics Competition held in Cradock on March 4. Tristan will go on to represent us at national level. Congratulations Tristan! You have done us extremely proud

Well done Tristan Hoffman

George Randell Primary School would like to congratulate Tristan Hoffman for placing second in the U13 high jump category at the Eastern Cape Primary...
Gonubie Primary School took part in the Grens Rugby Festival recently. It was a tournament aimed largely at preparing primary schools for the long and arduous season ahead. The Gonubie team performed very well, winning two of their three matches played. Part of the team in the photo are, from left, Luke Johnson, Seth Collins, Lethu Mjikeliso, BB Babaso, Lux Mente, Amahle Jongolo, Camron Fransman, Jared Durrheim, Langa Mluma and Khaka Pakada

Ready to rumble

Gonubie Primary School took part in the Grens Rugby Festival recently. It was a tournament aimed largely at preparing primary schools for the long...

Buffalo Regatta mania

Brittain brothers, Keeling big draws at iconic event ROWERS from all around the country, including Olympic silver medallists, will storm East London this weekend for...

‘Let’s play, gents’

Future cricket stars kick off Khaya Majola Week today Battling it out in Bloem WAY back in 1940, philanthropist Lord Nuffield provided funding to start an...

Anglers line up for fishing event

Border Blacktips host outing at Hamburg, Birha THE Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock And Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their fourth Rock n...

Hudsonian pride

Trio to fly SA flag in various disciplines THREE Hudson Park High School pupils, Sisipho Ndlabhu, Kwanda Mbalekwa and Rhys Poovan will be representing South...

Entries open for the 17th Lilyfontein Adventure Race

ENTRIES for the 17th Lilyfontein Adventure Race have officially opened, inviting all adventurers to take part in this multi-disciplinary event. The race is scheduled to...

Laser event eyes even bigger field this year

  THE second race on this year’s East London road running calendar will be the annual East London Hospital Laser Challenge, which will start and...
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{WATCH} Border Stock Cars

LIGHTS OUT: Racing drivers were forced to take stock of their surroundings when plunged unexpectedly into loadshedding darkness mid-race on Saturday March 16, 2019 https://youtu.be/qDhZbg0T56U
Stirling Primary pupils did exceptionally well at the Surfer’s Marathon recently. In fact, the first three boys’ positions and the first two girls’ positions in the Junior Surfers all went to Stirling pupils. From left are, Kiara Herman (first U13 girl), Amber Herman (second U13 girl), Sherwin Bauer (third U13 boy), Nathan Gallacher (first U13) and Asha Hoare (second U13 boy)

Stirling’s Surfers pride

Stirling Primary pupils did exceptionally well at the Surfer’s Marathon recently. In fact, the first three boys’ positions and the first two girls’ positions...

Hockey honchos

FIGHTING FOR POSSESSION: Africans Hockey Club centre forward Abigail Thompson (blue jersey) battles for ball possession with a Old Selbornians (Old Boys) third team opponent...

Pioneers hit Alice for six

KING Pioneers produced a superb performance to upset Alice with a comprehensive three-wicket victory in a nailbiting Border Cricket Promotional League encounter at the...

The fast and furious

Fine display of riding skills at club champs THE fourth round of the Border Motocross Club Championship was held on Sunday at the Gonubie track. A...

World in their sights

•Stars who shone at SA champs now aiming for podium in Portugal Veterans, youngsters help balance team EAST London athletes arrived home loaded with medals after...

Jegels comes back with a bang

By Mesuli Zifo East London golden girl Leighandre Jegels returned to the ring after completing her university degree to knock out Tanzanian Fatuma Yazidu in two...