Wednesday, April 25, 2018

MILESTONE MOMENT

Stirling head girl Lise Siebert played her 100th game for the school’s first hockey team recently against Hudson Park. Both teams welcomed her on...

Border amped for waveski championships

Top team to test skill in J-Bay A TOTAL of 11 East Londoners will be representing Border at the 2017 South African Waveski Championships which...

Champions Swallows fly high

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament came to an end on Saturday with Mdantsane team Swallows Rugby Football Club crowned as champions of...

Young athlete off to event in Spain

TEN-year-old athlete Liam Prime will be jetting off to Spain to represent South Africa at the UIPM (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne) World Biathle...

MASTER CLASS

Proteas assistant coach Adrian Birrell and South African test batsman Temba Bavuma, pictured, gave the Selborne boys and coaches a master class on the...

Paddling for the planet at Nahoon

•Locals join annual global initiative to give back to the ocean A SMALL group of paddlers met at Nahoon Beach last Saturday morning to take part...

Bulldogs to sweat it out on sidelines

After a weekend of results that did not go their way the Border Bulldogs find themselves on the brink of missing out on qualification...

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

Yacht towed into port without incident

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said that during the afternoon of Saturday, 24th February, NSRI East London were alerted by the Transnet National...

Proteas on the ball with coaching clinic:

Eighty lucky aspiring young cricket talents were given the chance of a lifetime to rub shoulders with their cricketing heroes when the Proteas hosted...

Kingsridge win Border Inland tourney

KINGSRIDGE had another successful outing when they won the Border Inland tournament in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge for the second time...

Local drummies set for nationals

THE first Eastern Cape Majorette and Cheerleaders Association (ECMCA) Provincial competition in 17 years took place last weekend. Only two schools competed in Lilyfontein and...

3 Silos set for Tour de Force

•Alliance Francaise host second bike fest SARAH KINGON JOIN the French festivities as Alliance Francaise hosts their second annual Tour de Force Mountain Bike Challenge and French...

Underfiring Bucks need to buck up

By MFUNDO PILISO Mthatha Bucks coach Ian Palmer wants his charges to prove their worth when they take on Cape Town All Stars in their National...

WATCH: Motorsport club championships

The first round of the Motorsport club championships took place over the weekend at the East London Grand Prix circuit and saw some excellent...

Teen surfski stars off to Hong Kong

Two conquer the ocean to make U18 SA team THE recent South African Surfski Championships held in Durban saw local surfski talents, Zara Wood and...

Cyclist saddles up for Pet Pals

70km ride to raise funds for animal haven WITH the much-anticipated Kwelera 2 Kei Mountain Bike Outride taking place on Saturday, Marcus Bezuidenhout has decided...

Last points race a high-revs occasion

THE last points Border Stock Car Association’s dirt oval race of the season was a huge success with a good field taking part in...

‘Seal training’ for six

SIX Selborne College pupils have been selected to take part in the South African Water Polo training squad in Port Elizabeth from December 8...

Justine Palframan is learning how to smile again

By David Isaacson Justine Palframan goes into the 200m heats at the world championships in London on Tuesday night after learning how to smile again. The 2015...

Lara excels for SA in squash

CLARENDON High School pupil Lara Patrick represented South Africa as part of the U16 squash team who toured Malaysia during the holidays. The team travelled...

Retiring Bolt gives Wayde thumbs up as he dodges De Grasse...

BY DAVID ISAACSON There’s no doubt who Usain Bolt will cheer for if the battle for the world 200m crown he’s relinquished comes down to...

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...

Brave fight just not enough for Border

By Ross Roche The 2017 Africa Cup semifinalists were confirmed at the weekend after pool D was battled out at Buffalo Park, with KwaZulu-Natal Inland emerging...

Swallows take flight

THE Rugby Super League kicked off in East London on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football hosting the Old Selbornians Rugby Football Club in Mdantsane. Swallows...

Almost time for the Trot

Runners make their way along the 15 km route through East-London's farms and tomato fields at the 2017 tomato trot. To read more about...

Gear up for Beacon Bay Retail Park Run

YOUNG and old are urged to shake the dust off their takkies on Saturday to take part in the fourth annual Beacon Bay Retail...

The EL connection at Wimbledon

EAST Londoners perusing the results of the opening day of Wimbledon last week would have read a short account of how Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of...

Ncita believes the fight game is losing much of its lustre...

By MFUNDO PILISO Retired professional boxer from Mdantsane Welcome Ncita thinks going back to basics could bring amateur boxing to its former glory in the township. Speaking...

Hudson star selected for T20 global showpiece

By Ross Roche Hudson Park High School fast bowling sensation, Akhona Mnyaka, became the youngest selection for the money-spinning T20 Global Destination League when he became...

Put on running shoes for Buffs

44th edition of popular race back on old route BUFFALO Road Runners and Hemingways have partnered to host the 44th Hemingways Buffs Marathon and Half...

Surfing classes for disabled

IF YOU are a fearless and brave physically disabled individual who would like to learn surfing, there is just a place for you with...

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...

Putting wind in youngsters’ sails

Taught by Buffalo River Sailing School co-owners, Erich Jordan and John Atterbury, 47 youngsters have been attending a sailing course every Saturday from 9...

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...

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...

Stars shine in rooftop soccer at Hemingways

  FANTASY Indoor League hosted its first soccer challenge on Saturday on the rooftop of Hemingways Mall, with Stars crowned the champions and Kroos Kontrol...

Caster Semenya runs her fastest ever time on South African soil...

Caster Semenya continued to dominate the local scene after running her fastest ever time on South African soil in the 800m at the South...

Almost time for the trot

GET ready for the 23rd annual BUCO Tomato Trot and Cycle on February 3 at Lilyfontein School. Founded in 1995 by three Brakfontein runners –...

WATCH:Rugby tourney comes to an end

  Mdantsane rugby team, Swallows Rugby Football Club, beat Harlequins, team from Port Elizabeth, during the Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament on Saturday. For...

Joost van der Westhuizen has died

South African rugby legend and scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen has died in Johannesburg at the age of 45, the J9 Foundation confirmed on...

All eyes on Power Racers: Gallery

MARIUS van Zyl and Franco Cilliers claimed an emphatic win in the Standard Class of the surf competition at the Thundercat National Powerboat Racing...

Cycling for charity

THE Annual St Bernard's Hospice Cycle Challenge started yesterday with their “Pedal for a Purpose” cycle challenge. The three-day event ends tomorrow with the...

Help those affected by HIV/Aids in golf day

IN CELEBRATION of World Aids Day this Friday, Crawfords Beach Lodge will be hosting their very first Golf Day to raise funds for East...

Geared for Great Kei Trek

AFTER great excitement and anticipation, the Great Kei Trek was officially launched in East London last Thursday. Over a festive meet-up at Country Bumpkin, organiser...

Start off your year with nite race

  Get rid of the cobwebs with popular run IF you have running or walking as part of your New Year's resolutions or have put on...

Athletics selections ‘bungled’

ASA administrators allegedly used the wrong data in choosing squad athletes The real reason behind Athletics SA’s controversial world championship selection policy has emerged –...

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...

Viaene bags SA title in J-Bay

Border star beats WP rival to waveski prize SPECTATORS and competitors were treated to spectacular waveski surfing during the 2017 SA Waveski Championships in Jeffreys...