SPORTS

SPORTS COORDINATOR

Pieter van der Merwe
Mr. Pieter van der Merwe

Adrenaline pumping on Plasiepark

Published on
A very successful athletics invitational meeting was held on Saturday, 2 February, at Plasiepark hosted by Merensky High School. Athletes from high schools Pietersburg, Tom Naudé, Frans du Toit, Louis Trichardt and Merensky competed against each other on field and track. Star athlete, Elandri Janse van Rensburg (u.14), once again made the javelin sing with…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Plasies at Limpopo Schools Champs

Published on
PHOTO: Dania Smit in action. On Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 3 February, 9 Plasie swimmers participated in the Limpopo Schools Swimming Championship in Polokwane. Merensky High School is very proud of Dania Smit (u14) who won a gold medal in the 200m individual medley item. She also earned a silver medal for her 200m…
Categories: Sports, Swimming

Marais off to tennis SA’s

Published on
Top player, Marais Botha (Grade 9), from Merensky High School has recently been included in the u.15 Limpopo tennis team, which will be participating in the SA Schools Tennis Championships in Pretoria on 15 to 19 March. Congratulations, Marais, the Platies stand firm behind you!
Categories: Sports, Tennis-en

Canéll takes aim

Published on
Over the weekends of January 26 and February 2, Canell Jackson, one of Merensky High School’s top archers, didn't rest on her laurels. At the Provincial Indoor Championship in Montana Park, Canell shot a national qualifying score of 292 out of 300, with no less than 30 bulls. For this achievement, she received a gold…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Plasie cricket is off to an excellent start in 2019

Published on
PHOTO: Front: Neil van Vuuren, Johan van den Heever, Marais Botha, Carl Dohse, Hendrik Botes, Maan Mistry, Nic de Beer. Back: Coach Frans Moila, Phillip Ludick, Ockert Schoeman, Don Hunter, Ruan Huysamen & Henro Delport. Over the past two weeks the u15 team of Merensky High School played 2 super league games and remain undefeated.…
Categories: Cricket, Sports

Triumph for Plasieland’s Elandri

Published on
The Janus Robberts Invitational Athletics meet took place on Friday, 25 January at Pietersburg Hoërskool. The spotlight was on the athletics team from Merensky High School when Elandri Janse van Rensburg scored 1200 on the ABSA table (the highest possible score) with her astounding javelin distance of 39.89m for girls u14. She deservedly held the…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Sparks fly at Inter House

Published on
PHOTO: Pieter Gouws (u.19), Senior Victor Ludorum, Kesia Pohl (u.19), Senior Victrix Ludorum, Valley Ngobeni (u.15), Junior Victor Ludorum & Elandri Jansen van Rensburg (u.14), Junior Victrix Ludorum. Merensky High School's four houses set each other an athletics challenge on Monday, 14 January. A neatly maintained Plasiepark hosted the multicoloured mass of participants, each of…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Daniel does it again

Published on
Daniel Smit, a grade 10 swimmer from Merensky High School, started the new year on a high note. During a biathlon meet in Mpumalanga on 12 January, he not only competed in the u17 category, but also set a new local and South African record with 2260 points (the previous record was 2225 points). Daniel…
Categories: Sports, Swimming

International exposure for Plasie hockey

Published on
PHOTO: Front: Dezi de Jager, Sujana Olivier, Zané Phillips, Aliza Engelbrecht, Cha-Lize Bekker, Lané Kasselman & Lelanie Pieterse. Middle: Tahila van Rensburg, Renate Botha, Ms Lindi Britz, Hope Muvhango, Palesa Sambo, Jané Naude, Suzaan Schutte, Ms Marisa Schnettler, Ms Anneke Le Roux & Ms Elri Verster. Back: Ms Marlise Kasselman, Verliza Fox, Jamie Robertson, Cha-Marie…
Categories: Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Sports

Plasieland welcomes new staff

Published on
Merensky High School is excited about the new staff who are going to live out their individual knowledge and passion at Plasieland in 2019 and contribute to making Merensky even more special. Front: Mss Maryke Joubert (Afrikaans), Michaela Becker (Agriculture & Natural Sciences), Iseldri Knoetze (Mathematics), Monique de Lange (English), Marisa Schnetler (IT & Afrikaans).…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Hostel, Social, Sports

Welcome, class of 2023

Published on
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

Published on
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

Published on
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

Published on
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

Published on
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
1 2 3 29