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North West’s u.21 hockey ladies take fifth place at IPT

The u.21 IPT hockey tournament that was hosted in Potchefstroom this past week (4–9 September) dished up some exhilarating action as North West tested their mettle against the nation’s best. North West‘s women performed better than the men in this tournament and finished fifth overall as opposed to the eighth place that the men achieved….

De Freitas en kie stuur Volkies se o.15A-span na sege teen Gimmies

Al die tekens is daar dat krieketondersteuners nog lank Christopher de Freitas se naam sal sien en hoor, veral nadat hy vir die soveelste keer Volkies se o.15A span na ‘n oorwinning gelei het. Hierdie keer was Gimmies se o.15A-span die slagoffer van hierdie Volkie se veelsydige talent. De Freitas het die afgelope Saterdag in…
WarriorRic (Ricardo Gressel) strikes a familiar pose with Corné Prinsloo of Volkies during the opening of Hoër Volkskool Potchefstroom's new indoor cricket nets on Wednesday, 30 August. Photo: Welma Pieters

WarriorRic: It’s time for Potchefstroomers to tap into their greatness

‘Where are my soldiers at?’ shouts WarriorRic (Ricardo Gressel) at the top of his lungs with a massive motivating smile on his face during one of his many motivational talks at Hoër Volkskool this week. The response is an overwhelmingly positive ‘right here!’ as the crowd reacts with a sense of fulfilment and determination –…

Gimmies se Jansen-broers stuur eerste span na oorwinning teen Volkies

Gimmies se eerste krieketspan het dit verlede Saterdag op die Gimmie-Oval weer reggekry om Volkies op hulle neuse te laat kyk in die o.19 Superliga krieketwedstryd tussen hierdie twee gedugte teenstanders. Gimmies se Jansen-tweeling, Marco en Duan, was twee van die groot faktore wat die tuisspan na ‘n 5 paaltjie oorwinning gelei het. Marco was…

In die warm son straal atlete by SA landloopkampioenskappe

Die 2017 Suid-Afrikaanse Landloopkampioenskappe wat vandag (9 September) in Potchefstroom plaasgevind het, was letterlik en figuurlik een van die warmste byeenkomste nog in hierdie sport se trotse geskiedenis. Die landloopkampioenskappe, wat Ateltiek Sentraal Noordwes puik aangebied het, het vanoggend alreeds om 07:45 by die NWU-Pukke Joolplaas begin en gedurende die dag het oud en jonk…
Joe Smith in volle vaart. Foto: Wouter Pienaar

Smith se driekuns stuur Luiperds na groot sege teen Kings

‘n Kragtige driekuns van die Luiperds se kaalkopstut, Joe Smith, was een van die vele hoogtepunte in die Luiperds se professionele 57-20 oorwinning teen die OP Kings vanmiddag (Vrydag, 8 September) op Olënpark. Joe Smith was maar  een van die uitblinkers vir die Luiperds in hierdie Curriebeker Eerste Divisie-stryd en die kragtige stut het goeie…

Volkies kry splinternuwe binnenshuise krieketnette

Volkies Krieket se strewe na uitnemendheid het verlede Woensdag, 30 Augustus, ‘n nuwe hoogtepunt bereik met die amptelike opening van hulle binnenshuise krieketnette. Hierdie puik nuwe fasiliteit is net nog ‘n droom wat vir hierdie skool waar geword het en sal verseker net nog beter geleenthede vir huidige en toekomstige krieketspelers bied om hulle volle…
Siyabonga Mabo of North West in action against Mpumalanga.

North West u.21’s gain last minute 3-2 victory over Mpumalanga

The u.21 Mens and Ladies IPT Hockey tournament is currently underway at the NWU-Pukke Astroturf from 4-9 September and the local North West teams have started well in their opening matches. The NW ladies side drew 0-0 with Western Province B on Monday night, whilst the NW men completed a hard fought come from behind…

Pukke still unbeaten and look forward to VUT clash

NWU-Pukke continued their quest for their third consecutive Varsity Netball title with a 40–34 victory over Tuks at the Callie Human Hall in Bloemfontein this past Monday ‘Defence’ was the keyword for Pukke who managed to stifle Tuks’ attacking intentions with Zandré Erasmus and Monique Reyneke putting in impressive performances. Photos: Van Zyl Naudé/Varsity Sports…
Mangaliso Mosehle made 52 (42) to steer his side to victory against North West in the Africa T20 Cup.

Gauteng dash North West’s Africa T20 Cup hopes at Senwes Park

A steady 81 run partnership between Mangaliso Mosehle and Stephen Cook was the main catalyst that took Gauteng to a 6 wicket victory taking North West out of the Africa T20 Cup on Sunday at Senwes Park. In the end North West’s small score of 128/6 was not enough as Gauteng managed to reach 129/4 after…

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