Thursday, January 24, 2019
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Kicking up a storm

The karateka from Border JKA (excluding the Mthatha team) represented the Eastern Cape province at the recent South African JKA championships in Johannesburg under...

Making every step count

All adds up with accountant group’s school shoes drive BORDER-KEI District Association of Chartered Accountants (Saica BKDA) stepped out and made a difference to pupils’...

Frisbee fanatics in EL take the lead

Mention the word frisbee and images of beaches and border collies spring to mind, but playing with the disc usually associated with casual beach...

Inaugural Sevens tourney for youth

Berlin Tigers rugby team coach and founder of the Berlin School Rugby Revival Programme Leo Mbini will be hosting the very first Leo Mbini...

Border show their class in squash IPT

The Border Schools Squash teams excelled have done exceptionally well at the recent SA Schools Squash National Inter-Provincial Tournament (IPT) which took place in...

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...

Border 1000 draws young and ‘older’

THE NFB Border 1000 cycle tour took place on Sunday, with the young, and not so young, taking part. The race had three starting points,...

Heritage Day sport set to wow audiences

It is that time of the year again when all roads will lead to the Breidbach Sports Grounds in King William’s Town for the...

EC U21 players look to shine at tournament

Eighteen U21 players are set to the represent the Eastern Cape in the clash of the provinces in North West when they take on...

WELL DONE:

Five Beaconhurst School educators recently took part in the Discovery Surfers Challenge and did their school proud as they crossed the finish line, where...

Swimmers take part in Aquathon Day at gym

Enthusiastic swimmers took part in the annual Worldwide Aquathon Day at Virgin Active Gym in Quigney, East London on Saturday. Event organiser Rose Hartzenberg said...

Young Kaylim sets sight on victory

AS THE new karting season sets in, local karting champion, Kaylim Padayachee prepares to race to claim first place once again. Kaylim started racing in...

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...

Four junior surfers out to make waves in US

Four East London pupils are representing SA at the VISSLA International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Championships in Huntington Beach, California in the United...

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...

Selborne pupil at top of his squash game

Worth ranked first in U16 SA Schools Squash SELBORNE College pupil Tristan Worth has been ranked first in South African Schools Squash in the U16...

Man with iron will

FROM a young age, Clifford Martin, 38, had a passion for sports and loved being outdoors playing rugby, on the athletics field or even...

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...

THE Final event of the Border Stock Car Association (BSCA) Dirt Oval championship took place on November 13, postponed from the Saturday due to...

Riding high

Beaconhurst School’s Grade 6 pupil Ashlee Kent won the title of novice pony rider working riding reserve champion, riding her pony, Chappie, at the...

Dewar selected to SA U18B side

SELBORNE College Grade 11 pupil, Matt Dewar has been selected for the South African U18 B hockey team after the U18 Interprovincial Hockey tournament...

EL Cansa Relay for Life receives global award

The East London Cansa Relay for Life, in which those affected by the disease and their loved ones walk through the night, was awarded...

Three years of training sees Cindy lift title

Cindy Dredge is a crown jewel in South African women’s bodybuilding after coming first at the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) South African Championships...

Warriors on the march

Master blaster Jonker paves way in T20 format CRICKET lovers have been enthralled by the excellent showing of the Eastern Cape franchise, the Warriors, during...

EL to host national slot car action

FOR the 40th time, East London will host this year’s South African Model Car Association (Samca) National Championships. Samca was founded in 1963 and is...

SA’s best to battle it out at Nahoon

THE 2018 City Surf Series makes its way to Buffalo City this weekend and promises to be an action-packed weekend, bringing some of South...

Sole Destroyer just around the corner

Popular race tough but scenic FOR 25 years and still going strong, the Caltex Sole Destroyer half marathon has tested the endurance and stamina of...

FANTASTIC FELINE

Light House School Grade 7 pupil Danika Nel won a double gold award for her paper mache cat at the recently held Buffalo City...

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...

GOING SWIMMINGLY

Selborne College’s Swimming team that won the Athlone Shield recently in King William’s Town. They are, from left, Joshua Reeves, Alex Goddard, Tyron Williams...

Cycling for hospice

‘My mom fought to survive the disease, so I’m doing this cycle challenge for her’ OVER 20 cyclists took to the N2 in Port Elizabeth...

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...

Event shows judo is growing in Border

THE first Henny Boel Open Judo Championship took place at the Selborne Primary School hall recently. The inaugural event on September 2 was to celebrate...

Welcome home champ

Zara Wood, 15,third from left, of Clarendon Girls High School delivered an outstanding performance at the ICF World Surfski Championships staged in Hong Kong,...

Cyclists ride to support young girls

Three schools to benefit from funds raised during 278.6km odyssey A group of seven cyclists will embark on a ride with a difference – cycling...

Should eSport be recognised as an official sport? [POLL]

When one thinks of sport, the first thing that comes to mind is an athlete in uniform running around on a sports field. Whether...

All revved up for V8 Supercar racing

THE highly anticipated V8 Supercars will be rushing onto the East London Grand Prix circuit on Saturday. With the return of these powerful V8’s,...

Going the distance

The second Tribal Triathlon series took place last on Sunday at Orient Beach with windy and choppy sea conditions providing a challenge for competitors. A...

Stirling pupil in SA team

Stirling High School pupil Danieke de Kock has been selected to be a South African representative in duathlon at the Pontevedra ITU Standard Distance...

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...

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...

Triathlete Fray does family proud

Grade 10 Hudson Park pupil, Jordan Fray had the pleasure of harnessing his athletic finesse in a triathlon training programme held in Obernburg, Germany...

ACING IT

Stirling Primary School are proud of their tennis team which played in the Klinicare tournament in Uitenhage recently. They beat the participating Eastern Cape...
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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...

Bells are jingling for all to join walk for SPCA

THE Jingle Bells 5km Charity Fun Walk will be held on December 16 from the Gonubie Sports Club, starting at 8am. The family-friendly race, hosted...

Saddle up for big mountain bike ride

MOUNTAIN bike action is kicks into gear at the end of the month as the Daily Dispatch Mountain Bike Challenge takes centrestage at Wings...

EL fencing trio shines at nationals

THE Buffalo Fencing Club's Paola Signorile won her first bronze medal in the U15 division at the South African Junior Fencing National Championships in...

Border Blacktips gear up for Rock, Surf event

ON August 5 the Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock and Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their third rock n surf angling competition...

Beach Soccer for local football teams

LOCAL football teams showed off some slick and skillful moves when the Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) in collaboration with South African Football Association...