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Varsity Football captains line up at the Varsity Football launch (Varsity Sport/Kevin Sawyer)

Varsity Football promises to be a brilliant spectacle

The sixth edition of Varsity Football promises to be the hottest ever with a rejuvenated focus on Women’s Football, the rejoining of UL (University of Limpopo), and UKZN (University of KwaZulu-Natal) entering the tournament for the first time. UL re-join the competition after being relegated in 2014 and the men in baby blue will be…

SA Schools National Netball Championships are live this weekend

South African netball lovers are in for a treat this weekend with the SA National Netball Championships being shown live this weekend. Potchefstroom Gimnasium, Hoër Volkskool Potchefstroom and Potchefstroom Girls High will be the local schools representing the city at these national championships. School Sports (which is part of the popular Varsity Sports-brand) has partnered…

Commentary Box: The 2018 FIFA World Cup dream team

At the now concluded 2018 World Cup in Russia, a certain group of players put their hands up and let their feet and heads do the talking. This special group of players have all performed admirably for their countries and, in my opinion, deserve to be named in the Potchefstroom Herald’s dream team. In this…
Senshe Smith took first place at the SAJSBA (South African Jet Sport Boating Association) National Jetski Race in Richards Bay on Saturday, 30 June.

Smith wins national jetski race

The young Potchefstroom resident, Senshe Smith (13), showed her mettle on the water with a national victory at the SAJSBA (South African Jet Sport Boating Association) National Jetski Race in Richards Bay on Saturday, 30 June. The race took place at Navel Island where Smith was in imperious form when she took first place in…
Kristen "Nooi" Louw op haar bergfiets waarmee sy 'n briljante eerste plek in die dames-afdeling by USSA's gekry het.

NWU fietsryers presteer by USSA-kampioenskappe

In haar tweede USSA-fietsrykampioenskappe het die NWU se Kristen “Nooi” Louw die speke laat sing om die wisseltrofee in die bergfiets-afdeling vir vroue in te palm. Louw het ook ’n indrukwekkende algehele derde plek in die padfietsafdeling behaal na vier dae se strawwe kompetisie teen die land se top universiteite wat vanaf 3 tot 7…
Bianca het puik by die Sacopa kampioenskappe in verskeie dansafdelings presteer. Haar droom is om in 2019 na Los Angeles te gaan. Foto: Verskaf

Talentvolle danser (9) wil Los Angeles-droom bewaarheid

‘n Negejarige danser se droom om in Los Angeles haar talente uit te leef, is een stappie nader om waar te word, nadat sy by die SA Championships of Performing Arts (SACOPA) danskompetisie uitgeblink het en vir die SA-span gekies is. Bianca Joubert se passie vir dans ken geen perke nie en hierdie vriendelike jong…
Jan Prinsloo gaan SA in Malaga by die Wêreld Meestersatletiekkampioenskappe verteenwoordig. Foto: Verskaf

Prinsloo gaan SA weer by Wêreld Meesters-atletiekampioenskappe verteenwoordig

Jan Prinsloo wat tydens die twintigste Wêreld Meesters-atletiekkampioenskappe van 2013 in Brasilië weens ‘n tegniese fout uitgeskakel is, is oorgehaal om vanjaar die bordjies te verhang. Hy gaan vanaf 8-20 September in Malaga in Spanje aan die volgende Wêreld Meesters-atletiekkampioenskappe deelneem. Jan is ’n voormalige Rugby League Springbok en het vanjaar puik presteer tydens die…
Christiaan Burke (left) took top honours at the Nomads National Order of Merit at the Bryanston Country Club. Photoz; GolfRSA

Christiaan Burke wins big at Bryanston Country Club

Christiaan Burke came out tops in the final Nomads National Order of Merit event when he beat Martin Vorster with a brilliant birdie on the first playoff hole at Bryanston Country Club to claim his first title on the top tier. The 17-year-old from Potchefstroom has won several club championships and Open events on the…
The NWU Karate team who took an impressive 19th consective USSA-title

NWU Karate brings home 19th consecutive USSA-title

The talented, gifted students at NWU Karate once again did their club proud by bringing home an astonishing 19th consecutive USSA (University Sports South Africa) title last month. This USSA tournament was held in Secunda from 29 to 30 June and, under the tutelage of Sensei Johan van Tonder, they managed to beat all comers…

Foto’s: Volkies Netbaltoernooi in volle swang

Die alombekende Volkies Coke Netbaltoernooi het vanoggend by Hoër Volkskool Potchefstroom met volle stoom begin. Hierdie jaarlikse toernooi vind vanaf 13-14 Julie vanjaar plaas met netbalaksie vanuit die boonste rakke. Van die top skole beide plaaslik, soos Volkies en Gimmies sowel as Waterkloof, Affies en Garsfontein van Pretoria, Hoërskool Nelspruit en so meer is deel…
The NWU women's hockey team. Photo: Supplied.

NWU Hockey teams miss out on medal places at USSA’s

It was a challenging week for NWU Hockey’s men’s and women’s teams in Bloemfontein during the annual University Sports South Africa (USSA) tournament from 2 to 6 July. Hopes were high after both sides showcased their potential with fine performances in the lead up to the USSAs, but it was not to be as neither…

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