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Perhaps the school sports fields will lay undisturbed for many weeks before players grace them again.But that doesn’t mean those hallowed pieces of turf are forgotten.

Which is the Best School Sports Arena in the country?

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 11:49

DHS Addresses Speculation Why Glenwood Ties Cut

In an attempt to address the speculation as to why DHS has cut ties with Glenwood and will no longer be engaging in any sporting or cultural fixtures with their neighbour, the Chairman of the Durban High School Governing Body, Mr. Paul Spooner has furnished some of the reasons behind the decision. 

Friday, 25 October 2019 13:26

Curro Hillcrest's Future Sport Ambitions

The amount of Co-educational schools in the country that can compete against the traditional monastic schools in the sporting arena can be counted on one hand.

Time to vote for the BEST SCHOOL SPORTS PIC FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER!


We have whittled down the many great photo’s that we have received for the Best School Sports Pic of the Month to a shortlist of six and we are looking forward to see who will be voted the best pic.

Action Pic of the Month November 2019

A. Athletics - Paarl Boys High - 9.2%
B. Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate - 33.9%
C. Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College - 50.1%
D. Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School - 6.8%
The voting for this poll has ended

Remember the athlete featured in the winning photo wins a R1000 online gift voucher from Olympic International. Whoever receives the most vote’s wins.

Keep sending in your photos for the competition!

A: Athletics - Paarl Boys High

Athletics - Paarl Boys High


B: Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate

Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate

C: Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College

Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College


D: Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School

Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School 

 

Action Pic of the Month November 2019

A. Athletics - Paarl Boys High - 9.2%
B. Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate - 33.9%
C. Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College - 50.1%
D. Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School - 6.8%
The voting for this poll has ended

Time to vote for the BEST SCHOOL SPORTS PIC FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE!


We have whittled down the many great photo’s that we have received for the Best School Sports Pic of the Month to a shortlist of six and we are looking forward to see who will be voted the best pic.

Action Pic of the Month November 2019

A. Athletics - Paarl Boys High - 9.2%
B. Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate - 33.9%
C. Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College - 50.1%
D. Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School - 6.8%
The voting for this poll has ended

Remember the athlete featured in the winning photo wins a R1000 online gift voucher from Olympic International. Whoever receives the most vote’s wins.

Keep sending in your photos for the competition!

A: Hockey: Selborne College - 1st Team

Selborne Entry - June 2019


B: Hockey: Epworth - 1st Team

Epworth Entry - June 2019

C: Rugby: Hans Moore - U14 Team

Hans Moore Entry - June 2019


D: Rugby: Outeniqua - 1st Team

Outenique Entry - June 2019


E: Maritzburg College - 1st Team

Maritzburg


F: Swimming: St Andrews College

St Andrews Entry - June 2019

 

Action Pic of the Month November 2019

A. Athletics - Paarl Boys High - 9.2%
B. Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate - 33.9%
C. Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College - 50.1%
D. Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School - 6.8%
The voting for this poll has ended

Monday, 24 December 2018 09:45

Bech: A SA Schoolboy Coaching Legend

One Michael Brian Bechet needs no introduction in SA schoolboy sporting circles. On and off the hockey Astro there is little that the man, universally know quite simply as “Bech” has not done.

Thursday, 04 July 2019 00:00

Digital Magazine - July 2019

The latest installment of the Magazine is out!

Thursday, 26 September 2019 00:00

The Double Edged Sword of Participation Trophies

All over the country, indeed all over the world, many more kids are growing up receiving trophy after trophy, medal after medal, ribbon after ribbon for every sports season, science fair and spelling competition they participate in.

Saturday, 15 September 2018 08:29

Another Turftech Facility opens in Pretoria

Turftech multi-use sports’ facility enhances Anton Van Wouw Primary School in Pretoria

Friday, 29 June 2018 14:09

The Science of Developing Talent

Scientific research shows that children of the same age develop (mature) at vastly different rates. There are early developers, who have a physical advantage and there are late developers, who have the same potential but only develop at a later age.

Time to vote for the BEST SCHOOL SPORTS PIC FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE!


We have whittled down the many great photo’s that we have received for the Best School Sports Pic of the Month to a shortlist of four and we are looking forward to see who will be voted the best pic.

Action Pic of the Month November 2019

A. Athletics - Paarl Boys High - 9.2%
B. Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate - 33.9%
C. Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College - 50.1%
D. Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School - 6.8%
The voting for this poll has ended

Remember the winning photo wins a R2000 First Aid Kit for the school of their choice from BSN Medical. Whoever receives the most vote’s wins.

Keep sending in your photos for next month's competition!

A: Laerskool Florida 1st Team 


B: Jim Fouche High School in Bloemfontein – 1st Team Hockey

C: Paul Roos Gymnasium –  1st Team Boys Hockey 


D: Garsfontein High School – 1st Team Rugby

 

Action Pic of the Month November 2019

A. Athletics - Paarl Boys High - 9.2%
B. Gymnastics - Wykeham Collegiate - 33.9%
C. Cricket - U14 Team - Somerset College - 50.1%
D. Rugby - 1st Team - Melkbosstrand High School - 6.8%
The voting for this poll has ended

Time to vote for the BEST SCHOOL SPORTS PIC FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH!

A new survey suggests a majority of schools now opt for events without individual winners but some parents aren’t keen – and perhaps they may have a point.

“You pays your money and you takes your choice,” wrote Mark Twain in 1884 at the end of Chapter 28 of Huckleberry Finn.

Thursday, 09 November 2017 09:28

Is Organised Sports Killing Creativity?

In studies published in many Journals which investigated the relationship between childhood leisure activities and creativity in young adults, some alarming results have been unearthed.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 10:55

5 Top Reasons why Youths Drop out of Sport

We have all seen that young learner at school who displays tremendous talent and as we look on we can only imagine where will his talent take him in the sport. Many of course never fulfil the expectations that are sometimes prophesied about some player who shows promise and that is to be expected. What is sadder perhaps is that some, in fact a growing majority seem to drop out of sport for a variety of reasons.

Time to vote for the BEST SCHOOL SPORTS PIC FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER!

Time to vote for the BEST SCHOOL SPORTS PIC FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE!

Friday, 10 February 2017 08:11

Little With A Big Eye on Junior Dusi Crown

By FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon standards the 2017 junior boys race contenders have snuck under the race’s radar with no single paddler putting their hand up until an impressive Campbell’s to Dusi Bridge performance from Stewart Little saw him rise to the top of pretenders to the boy’s throne.

For a parent and a young player it could be the most frustrating aspect of school sport when it appears that a coach has his “special” players which he tends to favour.

Friday, 20 January 2017 13:15

What Defines a Champion?

What defines a champion? Is it making the First Team? Provincial or National selection? Is a champion someone who wins, takes first place or gets the gold medal?

Monday, 16 January 2017 06:51

Specializing is Hurting Young Athletes

Kids love the Protea’s cricketer AB de Villiers. They are mesmerized by his skills and they want to grow up and “Be like AB.”

Monday, 12 December 2016 08:49

Sports Psychology: Don't Panic, Just Breathe

I recently read an article called ‘The #1 Secret Astronauts, Samurai, Navy SEALs, and Psychopaths Can Teach You About Good Decision Making’.

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