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Pieter van der Merwe
Mr. Pieter van der Merwe

Plasies laat die water spat

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FOTO: SENIOR VICTRIX LUDORUM - Ariel Oosthuizen. By Hoërskool Merensky het die jaarlikse koshuis-teen-dorp interhuis swemgala op 11 September plaasgevind. Onder luide aanmoediging het die koshuisspan geseëvier met die beste deelname en het hulle ook die beste tye opgestel. Daniel Smit (graad 8) is aangewys as Junior Victor Ludorum, terwyl Jomari de Beer (graad 8)…
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Limpopo colours, SA Champs and spirit trophy for Merensky’s sizzling Mountain Biking team

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PHOTO: WINNERS OF THE SPIRIT TROPHY Annaline Rood, Sheldon Muller, mr Pierre Cronjé (coach), Bevan Muller, Armand Cronjé, Matthew Taylor and Amelia Middleton. The dynamite Merensky Mountain Biking team once again delivered an exceptional performance at the Tour de Lip, final round of the Limpopo MTB championships held at Louis Trichardt on Saturday, 17 September.…
Categories: Mountain Biking, Sports

Merensky boul Phalaborwa uit

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Op Saterdag, 16 September, het Hoërskool Merensky se eerste krieketspan teen die span van Phalaborwa te staan gekom. Merensky kolf eerste en teken 184 in 44 boulbeurte aan. Die beste kolwer was Xander Botha wat 92 lopies van slegs 87 balle aangeteken het. Phalaborwa is uitgeboul vir 152 lopies. Plasie-bouler, Kieran Albertus, het 4 paaltjies…
Categories: Cricket

Welkom, Klas van 2022!

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FOTO: Amper-Plasies geniet hulself op 'n bonskasteel. Op Saterdag, 16 September, het Hoërskool Merensky die nuwe graad 8’s van 2018 en hul ouers op Plasieland verwelkom. Die begin van ‘n skooljaar kan erg deurmekaar wees – veral as dit die leerder se eerste keer by ‘n skool is. Merensky het dit dus goedgedunk om nou…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Hostel, Leaders, Social, Sports

Boogskiettrio by nasionale veldkampioenskap

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FOTO: Sean en Ashley Hunt en Canéll Jackson. Sean Hunt (YAMFU), Ashley Hunt (JFFU) en Canéll Jackson (JFBU) van die Merensky Boogskietklub het, saam met 100 ander skuts, aan die Gautengse Nasionale Veldkampioenskap buite Alberton deelgeneem. Op 16 en 17 September moes dié boogskiettrio alles uithaal en het hulle hul onderskeie afdelings gewen. Elkeen het…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Plasie tennis in Bethlehem

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PHOTO Front: Hendro van Helsdingen, Ross Hunter, Jack and Leyton Lyon. Back: Nina Grové, Aimee Schoeman, Ronel du Toit and Cayla Scheepers. Five tennis players from Merensky High School competed in the Inter Africa Bureau de Change tournament in Bethlehem from 6 to 10 September. This is a very popular tournament with 38 participating teams…
Categories: Sports, Tennis-en

Plasie young guns on form

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PHOTO Gerhardus Fourie chasing 54 runs. On Saturday, 9 September the Merensky cricket oval again came alive when the Plasie u.15 team played against Hoërskool Piet Potgieter from Mokopane. The Plasie youngsters took to the bat, setting a super score of 300 runs after 50 overs, conceding only 8 wickets. The threesome, Mubin Patel (59…
Categories: Cricket, Sports

Ready, Steady, Chess

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PHOTO Fumo Chabalala Eight Plasie chess masters made their moves at an exciting, new chess initiative hosted by Tzaneen Primary School on Saturday, 9 September. In order to improve players’ Limpopo ranking, five individual games were played. Themba Nkuna and Lunghuile Zandile competed in the 14-15 year olds category, earning 4 points each. In the…
Categories: Chess, Sports

Merensky archers best in ABO school’s league

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PHOTO Front: Lin-Mari Theron, Armand Wiers, Ashley Hunt and Canell Jackson. Back: Ryan Jackson, Dewald Haagner, Sean Hunt and Rohan Wewege. The Merensky Archery Club was was named the top archery school in the ABO School’s league. This follows their participation in the two day prestigious African Bowhunting Organization’s (ABO) Triple Crown Leg 3 Di…
Categories: Archery, Sports

7’s Bowl goes to Plasie juniors

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PHOTO Front: Ruan van Rooyen, De Marco Meyer, Jason Janse van Rensburg, Neil Delport, WB Grobler and Danie Potgieter. Back: Jan Naudé, Thato Phalane, Dawie van Heerden, Wikus Swart, Francois O’Connel, Devan du Plessis and Coach Thomas Joubert. In the final 7’s game to establish the Bowl winner on Saturday, 9 September, the Plasie u.15…
Categories: Rugby 7s-en, Sports

Plasie-netbal se vinnige vyf

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FOTO Voor: Ciné Venter, Kgabo Mamorobela en Chanel Dohse. Agter: Steph-Marie de Lange, Kayla Armstrong, Micke Venter en Megan MacGregor. Hoërskool Merensky se o.15 en o.17 Fast 5 netbalspanne het op Saterdag, 2 September, aan die Limpopo kampioenskappe te HTS Tom Naudé in Polokwane deelgeneem. Elke span het vyf wedstryde gespeel, bestaande uit vier sessies…
Categories: Netball, Sports

Plasies maak hokkie-geskiedenis

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FOTO DIE FRIKKIE DEYSEL SENIORSPAN: Talon Griffiths, Luann Botha, me. Gretha van Staden (afrigter), Donovan van Tonder, Gideon Engelbrecht en Andrew Graham. Die hokkiespelers van Hoërskool Merensky wou nie na afloop van die hokkieseisoen die hokkiestokke ophang nie. Daarom is inisiatief geneem en het Fives Hockey vir die eerste maal op Plasieland die lig gesien.…
Categories: Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Sports

Plasie soccer boys at King’s Tournament

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Merensky High School’s junior soccer team finished runners-up to Eagles Nest in the annual King’s Tournament on Saturday, 26 August. The boys started the day off with a 2-0 win against The King’s Court. They managed to keep Kgapane High School on their feet, with the game ending in a 0-0 draw. Unfortunately they lost…
Categories: Soccer, Sports

Swimming season starts with a splash

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PHOTO Daniel Smit glides through the water. Two Plasie swimmers, Ronan Theron and Daniel Smit, competed in the Shamu Sprint Gala on Saturday, 26 August. Daniel (boys 14 year olds) boasts a gold medal in the 50 meter backstroke with a time of 32,22 seconds. He took silver in the 200m individual medley, clocking a…
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Merensky sit die SUPER in superskool

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FOTO OP DIE TV-STEL: Juf. Claudia Olivier, Bianca Elbrecht, Casper Jordaan en Juan-Jacques Moller. Die Laeveld kan op 4 September regop sit en aandag gee wanneer VIA TV (kanaal 147) se nuwe vasvraprogram vir Hoërskole begin. Alle hoërskole in die land is genooi om deur middel van ‘n kort video in te skryf vir hierdie…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Social, Sports
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