SPORTS

SPORTS COORDINATOR

Pieter van der Merwe
Mr. Pieter van der Merwe

Welcome, class of 2023

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Out with the old. In with the new. Merensky High School welcomed some of their new grade 8s and parents on Saturday, 17 November 2018, at Plasiepark. At the break of dawn it was all systems go when the Plasie team, consisting of sports coaches and learners, set up to receive the more than 100…
Categories: Athletics, Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Netball, Rugby-en, Sports

Merensky archers at nationals

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PHOTO Front: Kiara van Breda and Izelri Theron. Middle: Ryan Jackson, Ashley Hunt, Canell Jackson, Lin-Mari Theron and Rikus Faurie. Back: Ariane Marais, Dawie Theron, Sean Hunt, Rohan Wewege and Armand Wiers. In one of the final events on the Merensky Archery Club’s calendar for 2018, two teams participated on 17 and 18 November in…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Tennis teams compete at Plasieland

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On Saturday, 17 November, Merensky High School hosted a doubles tennis tournament. Several players, young and old, enrolled with teammates to measure forces. The winners of the men's doubles were James Excell and Gerrit Boersma. Franco Pretorius and Marais Botha came in second. Congratulations to Jessica Lind and Nina Grové who took first place in…
Categories: Sports, Tennis-en

Plasie-swemmers na SA’s

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FOTO: Kagiso Hoaene en Daniel Smit. Die volgende swemmers van Hoërskool Merensky is opgeneem in die skolespan wat Limpopo gaan verteenwoordig by die SA Schools Summer Games: Kagiso Hoaene (o.14) en  Daniel Smit (o.15). Hierdie kompetisie word van 9 tot 14 Desember by Ellispark in Johannesburg aangebied.
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Goeie wegspring vir Merensky

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FOTO: Elandri Janse van Rensburg en Lané Kasselman in graad 7. 41 van Hoërskool Merensky se atlete het op Saterdag, 20 Oktober, aan die jaarlikse Marius Lengton Atletiekbyeenkoms by HTS Tom Naudé in Polokwane deelgeneem. Atlete van 16 skole het by hierdie voorseisoen oefenbyeenkoms deelgeneem. Merensky het algeheel vierde geeïndig. Elandri Janse van Rensburg, ‘n…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Strong competition at Spur Schools MTB nationals

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PHOTO: Gunther Katzke, Armand Cronjé, Sheldon Muller, Janke Joubert, Jodi Spaumer and Annalene Rood. Merensky High School’s mountain bikers participated in the national Spur Schools XCO event at Bekker High School in Magaliesburg on 5 and 6 October. All nine provinces, with Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia were present. In the midst of strong competition, the…
Categories: Mountain Biking, Sports

Merensky lewer wêreld se beste

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Merensky Boogskietklub het verlede week aan die Wêreld Boogskietkampioenskap in Potchefstroom deelgeneem. 13 Plasieskuts het in hul onderskeie klasse gekompeteer tydens hierdie uithalerbyeenkoms. Gedurende die weeklange kompetisie by die Elgro River Lodge, moes die skuts op vier verskillende bane skiet. Die uitsonderlike hitte in Potchefstroom en het daartoe gelei dat Morney Kleinhans weens dehidrasie moes…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Swem Plasies swem

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FOTO: Daniel Smit Hoërskool Merensky se interhuis swemgala het op Maandag, 10 September, onder luide toejuiging plaasgevind. Al vier die huise (Ventus, Terra, Ignis en Aqua) was goed verteenwoordig in en om die water. Daniel Smit (graad 9) en Marc Wigginton (graad 12) het rekords verbeter in die 100m vryslag- en 100m rugslag items. Hierdie…
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Plasie hockey players selected for Limpopo Leopards

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PHOTO: The Prada u.16 girls who participated in the local tournament. Front: Bercha Venter, Janké Basson and Emma Dalrymple-Hay. Back: Dominique Blandin de Chalain, Michelle Brümmer, Charlize Meyer, Zané Booysen, Tenia Albertyn and Jessica Botha. For the past two weekends a number of mixed teams from local high schools have been playing a friendly indoor…
Categories: Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Sports

Plasie cyclists off to Nationals

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Six cyclists from Merensky High School were recently chosen for team Limpopo. Janke Joubert, Annalene Rood, Jodi Spaumer, Sheldon Muller, Armand Cronje and Gunter Katzke will give their all at Bekker High School at the National XCO for High Schools during the October recess. More cycling news is that no less than 15 Plasie cycle…
Categories: Mountain Biking, Sports

Danie in Limpopo 7’s-span

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Danie Potgieter van Hoërskool Merensky is onlangs opgeneem in die senior Limpopo 7’s-span. Dié span neem op 22 en 23 September aan die bondedag deel. Hulle gaan ook in die Oktober vakansie aan die nasionale toernooi deelneem. Baie geluk, Danie!
Categories: Rugby 7s-en, Sports

Khushi, a Protea in the making

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In the third and final girls cricket league match against Southern Cross on Saturday, 15 September, the first girls cricket team of Merensky High School took a stand. They defeated their opponents, on their home ground, with a staggering 202 runs. Merensky set a goal of 285 runs, with Southern Cross achieving only 83. The…
Categories: Cricket, Sports

Plasie-tennis in Bethlehem

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FOTO Voor: Marais Botha, Ruben Potgieter, Franco Pretorius, Ross Hunter en Rudolph Schutte. Agter: Nina Grové, Aimeé Schoeman, Luané Maré, Suzaan Schutte en Jessica Lind. ‘n Seuns- en dogtertennisspan van Hoërskool Merensky het vanaf 6 September aan die Inter Africa Bethlehem uitdaagtoernooi te Bethlehem deelgeneem. Meer as 30 spanne van regoor die land was by…
Categories: Sports, Tennis-en

5, 6, 7 aksie in Polokwane

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FAST 5 In die vriendskaplike PHS Hyundai Blitzfees by Hoërskool Pietersburg op Saterdag, 8 September, het Hoërskool Merensky se netbal Fast 5 o.17-span geseëvier en met goue medaljes van die baan gestep. Hulle het nie een wedstryd teen Hoërskole Nylstroom, Tom Naudé of Pietersburg verloor nie. Die o.15’s verwerf brons met wentellings teen Nylstroom se…
Categories: Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7s-en, Sports

Erewag vir sekretaresses

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FOTO Nadia Hermann, Eileen Elbrecht, Charmaine Buys, Linda Badenhorst, Theresa Erasmus, Christelle Meyer, Liezel Hermann en Marlene Olivier. “Bly kalm en roep die sekretaresse”, weerklink inderdaad kort-kort in die Hoërskool Merensky-gange. Om dié rede het man en muis op Donderdag, 6 September, saamgestaan om hulde te bring aan die 8 super-sekretaresses van Plasieland. Vroegdag, met…
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