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Pieter van der Merwe
Mr. Pieter van der Merwe

Joné qualifies for SA’s

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Joné Geyer, a grade 9 learner from Merensky High School qualified to represent Limpopo at the South African biathlon championships to be held in the Paarl on 7 and 8 April this year.
Categories: Cross Country, Sports, Triathlon

Versatile coach Alex performs

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Merensky High School teacher and tennis coach, Alexandra Dreyer, displayed her versatile skills on horse back and tennis court over the weekend of 3 to 8 March. On 3 March Dreyer completed a qualifying equestrian endurance race over 80km in 4h30m at Louwna, Vryburg in which she was placed third. The following day she competed…
Categories: Horse Riding, Sports, Tennis-en

Plasies support Le Club challenge

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On Saturday, 11 March, 12 long distance runners from 2 Merensky High School teams took to the road at the Le Club cross country challenge held at Eiland Spa. This interesting challenge consisted of twelve 3km stages. Each athlete completed two distances of 3km each. Le Plasies’ first team ranked second after Hoërskool Pietersburg, with…
Categories: Cross Country, Sports

Tommies gets Plasiewhacked

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It was a great day for Plasie sports on Saturday, 11 March. On the netball courts the Merensky girls reigned supreme with a total of 226 goals against 44 scored by their opponents. The Plasie first team made a hard game look easy with a final score of 37-12. NETBALL RESULTS FOR THE DAY u.14A…
Categories: Archery, Chess, Netball, Rugby-en, Sports

Wintersport-triomf vir Merensky

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FOTO EERSTE NETBALSPAN: Micke Venter, Bernalee Benadé, Donné Oosthuizen, Kgabo Mamorobela, Ciné Venter, Noko Mabilo, Musa Hlungwane, Dineo Shokane en Zenelde Schoeman (kaptein). Op Saterdag, 4 Maart, het Plasieland gegons tydens hul eerste vriendskaplike wintersportbyeenkoms teen Hoërskool Ellisras. Wat hierdie datum gedenkwaardig maak is ‘n nuwe 16-man sweepslaantradisie wat vir die eerste keer voor aanvang…
Categories: Girls Hockey, Netball, Rugby-en, Soccer, Sports

Goud vir Canell

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Op 4 en 5 Maart het Hoërskool Merensky se Canell Jackson aan die Mpumalanga Provinsiale Veldkampioenskappe te De Voetpadkloof, naby Middelburg, deelgeneem. Die ruwe bergbaan was vir elke deelnemer ‘n groot uitdaging met fel son en gure wind waarmee rekening gehou moes word. Canell mis haar nasionale kwalifisering met 4 punte, maar stap trots weg…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Tayla off to SA’s

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Tayla Vos, a grade 9 learner from Merensky High School recently qualified for the South African duathlon championships, which will be held in the Paarl during April this year. Tayla achieved a fourth place in the Gauteng Interprovincial meet on Saturday, 25 February.
Categories: Athletics, Sports, Triathlon

Merensky hosts archery championships

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On 25 and 26 February Merensky’s archery club hosted the Limpopo 3D championships at Plasieland. After registration at “The Voerkraal”, 60 competitors braved the wet weather. An adventurous range of 22 butts were set in a natural hunting environment over a distance of 1-4km. During this event archers aim at mock-animal targets as they would…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Plasie athletics end in Egyptian style

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On Friday, 24 February, despite rainy conditions, Merensky High School took a stand at the Peter Mokaba Stadium for Inter High, the athletics highlight of the year. Plasieland’s “Welcome in Egypt” banner in front of the cheerleading team, made a statement to all and sundry. Excitement was tangible when it was time for the Merensky…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Plasies aan die opmars

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In die opmars na die 2017 Interhoër byeenkoms op 24 Februarie, het Hoërskool Merensky se topatlete op 15 Februarie kragte gemeet by die Prestige Top 10-byeenkoms by TUKS se bekende LC de Villiers sportterrein. In die dogterspan het vlugvoetige Sancha van Niekerk puik presteer met ‘n derdeplek in die o.17 400m. Sy behaal ook ‘n…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Doran opgeneem in Limpopo span

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Veels geluk aan Doran Kleynhans, ‘n graad 10 leerder van Hoërskool Merensky, wie opgeneem is in die Limpopo swemspan. Die SA-kampioenskappe vind hierdie jaar op 9 tot 13 April plaas.
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Merensky skouspringer presteer

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Laryn Bezuidenhout, ‘n graad 11 leerling van Hoërskool Merensky het op 16 tot 19 Februarie aan die Revil Stables Classic in Polokwane deelgeneem. Tydens hierdie skou het sy en haar perd, Saratoga Tango, op Donderdag in die 90cm-klas deelgeneem en ‘n tweedeplek behaal. Vanaf Vrydag tot Sondag spring sy in die 1m-kampioenskapsklas. Met ‘n vierde…
Categories: Horse Riding, Sports

Silwer vir Plasie-skut

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Heinrich Pieterse van Hoërskool Merensky Boogskietklub het op 18 en 19 Februarie pyle getrek in Gauteng. Pieterse het op 18 Februarie deelgeneem aan die Kempton Park Binnenshuise Kampioenskap en behaal ‘n tweede plek en silwer sertifikaat in die o.17-afdeling met ‘n merkwaardige 274 uit 300 punte en 17 kolskote. Op 19 Februarie doen hy dit…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Plasie swimmers qualify

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Three Merensky High School swimmers recently qualified to participate in the levels championships. Daniel Smit qualified for the junior nationals (level 4) with his 200m back stroke. Doran Kleynhans qualify for level 3 with his 50m and 100m breast stroke, and Ronan Theron qualified for level 2 with his 50m back stroke, breast stroke and…
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Top of the gallops

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Celebrations were in order amongst the equestrian ranks at Plasieland. Both Anri Janse van Rensburg (grade 12) and Dawie van Jaarsveld (grade 11) were honoured for their 2016 achievements during the recent SANESA Western Mounted Games prize giving. Janse van Rensburg was crowned the top level 7 WMG rider in Limpopo. Van Jaarsveld claimed the…
Categories: Horse Riding, Sports
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