Friday, November 24, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Taste of Wits Academy for youngsters

FOUR Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) young footballers travelled to Gauteng to join Bidvest Wits Football Club for a week’s training. Athenkosi Badi, Musa...

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...

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...

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...

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...

First veteran event a knockout

Nine clubs tussle in ‘good spirit’ BREIDBACH Masters staged their first ever football tournament, which brought a carnival atmosphere to the Breidbach sports grounds recently. The...

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...

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...

‘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...

2017 off to running start with Nite Race

THE 12th PwC Nite Race took place over the weekend, getting this year’s running season off to a great start. The event, sponsored by one...
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...

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...

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...

BushWhacker Tuff a true adventure

THE team from Won Adventure have brought a new event to the 2017 calendar with the BushWhacker Tuff. This 35km adventure challenge will steer teams...

Big turnout at Tomato Trot

THE annual Red Baron Tomato Trot took place last Saturday and attracted thousands of runners, walkers, cyclists and supporters. Among them was former Comrades Marathon...

More Olympic gold for Semenya as Savinova stripped of 800m medal...

Caster Semenya is set to have her 2012 Olympic 800m silver medal upgraded to gold after Russian champion Mariya Savinova was stripped of her...

A rowing success for Brittain brothers

More than 1000 competitors descend on Buffalo Regatta THE 130th Buffalo Regatta took place in East London at the weekend attracting some of the cream...

Teams Tuff it out in adventure race

Nevarest, Painted Wolf win categories in 150km epic THE abundant “Transkei”, a wild and mystic land drenched in history and promise, proved to be 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...

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...

Popular Tomato Trot expects huge entry

  GET your bike out and takkies on for the annual Red Baron Tomato Trot and Cycle, which is looking to attract 2200 runners, walkers...

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...

Bulldogs lie in wait for Kings

The Southern Kings will arrive in East London on Friday for a high-profile friendly match against the Border Bulldogs ahead of the start of...

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...

Merrifield Mile 2017 countdown underway

Big swim’s 15th edition kicks off soon IT IS Merrifield Mile time again!  Swimmers and spectators can look forward to fun in the water at Wriggleswade...

Fencer Paola makes a move

Teen in EC team for the nationals AFTER only a year of fencing, Paola Signiorile is on her way to the top and will...

Rising Stars let loyal supporters down

Team squander clear-cut chances   RISING Stars, keen to recover from a disastrous 3-0 soccer defeat by Birmingham in their previous game in East London, went...

Pioneers on top in nail-biter

KING William's Town based Pioneers United travelled to East London secured yet another win last weekend in a low-scoring match against Gwabe at the Bunkers...

Taai guides King to maiden season win

KING William's Town XI Cricket Club has moved to the top of the league after their convincing win over Good Hope in a League...

SWIM WIZARDS

Kyle’s hopes are high for Ironman 70.3

Buckingham all set for Sunday’s event THE time for Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 has finally arrived. On Sunday, athletes from around the world will compete...

Magnificent Merrifield Mile

Twice as nice for Kyle Holmes with second consecutive win “It was not only the fastest swimmers who had a good day out in the...

All welcome at final RASSPL competition

THE Rock and Surf Super Pro League (RASSPL) Border Blacktips will be hosting their eighth and final league competition on Saturday at the picturesque...