SPORTS

SPORTS COORDINATOR

Pieter van der Merwe
Mr. Pieter van der Merwe

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…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Hostel, Leaders, Social, Sports

Woelige Plasies by Vula Vula

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Saterdag, 8 September, het die speke behoorlik gesing tydens die jaarlikse Vula Vula padwedren by ATKV Eiland Spa. Hierdie wedren is aangebied deur die NG Kerk, Letsitele en hordes fietsryers het vroegdag aangemeld, waaronder etlike Merensky-padfietsryers. In die 45km wedren het Annaline Rood en Jodi Spaumer 2de- en 3de-plekke in die Sub Junior Meisies-afdeling ingeneem.…
Categories: Mountain Biking, Sports

Basketball stars off to nationals

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Merensky High School’s especially tall, Valley Ngobeni in grade 8, was recently included in the u.15 Limpopo Basketball team. As reported earlier this year, Enslin Sambo in grade 12, was included in the u.20 team. Ngobeni will join his fellow team mates during the national tournament to be held in Bloemfontein on 21 to 23…
Categories: Sports

“Skutterende” skietwerk

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FOTO Voor: Rikus Faurie, Lin-Marie Theron, Ashley Hunt, Canell en Benéche Jackson. Agter: Dawie Theron, Ryan Jackson, Armand Wiers, Sean Hunt en Rohan Wewege. Die Merensky Boogskietspanne het die naweek van 8 en 9 September by die Wild Crete 3D Baan in die suide van Pretoria aan die derde been van die ABO Triple Crown…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Spring has sprung

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After a severe cold winter, spring was welcomed with open arms in the Tzaneen area. At Merensky High School, the executive committee went all out to set the stage during assembly. The Beehive formed the backdrop for a massive M, decorated with flowers. Wreaths, necklaces, face paint and a general air of jubilation welcomed the…
Categories: Academics, Culture, Hostel, Leaders, Social, Sports

Merensky well represented at Tour de Lake

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PHOTOS: PODIUM: Janke Joubert, silver medal and Sheldon Muller, bronze medal. The Spur Schools Mountain biking (MTB) Series was continued on Saturday, 1 September at Stanford Lake College in Magoebaskloof with the Tour de Lake race. 15 Cyclists from Merensky High School participated in various divisions during this event. In the Sub-Junior Girls division Janke Joubert…
Categories: Mountain Biking, Sports

Plasies are cricket proud

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PHOTO: 1st Team bowler Kieran Albertus and u.15 batsman Ockert Schoeman. Say it out loud, Plasies are cricket proud. Merensky High School’s 1st cricket team knew, that Ben Vorster High School knew, that the Plasies could beat them. This was proven to be true on Saturday, 1 September on Merensky’s cricket oval. After winning the…
Categories: Cricket, Sports

VIVA Plasie rugby

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PHOTO: THE u.15 TEAM Front: Mr Willem Hermann (afrigter), Rhyrick Anderson, Janco Grobler, Neo Mauwane, Rain Terblanche and Mr Johannes Seerane. Back: Theoniel Kleynhans, Hennie de Wet, Dewald van Graan, Ruan van Rooyen, Ruben Potgieter, Neil van Vuuren, Francois O’Connell and Gilbert Gerhardt. The VIVA 7s rugby day was held at Frans du Toit High…
Categories: Rugby 7s-en, Sports

Merensky archer receives Protea colours

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The SA National Archery Association recently announced that the SASCOC Colours Board has awarded Protea Colours, the highest sporting accolade the country has to offer, to Canell Jackson, a grade 10 learner from Merensky High School. Canell will be representing South Africa as a Protea Archer at the IFAA World Field Archery Championships to be…
Categories: Archery, Sports

Plasie wen goud by interprovinsiale gala

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Daniel Smit, ‘n o.15-swemmer van Hoërskool Merensky het op Saterdag, 25 Augustus, aan die Klein Interprovinsiale Swemgala by Stanford Lake College deelgeneem. Die Limpopo- en Mpumalanga klubspanne het teen mekaar kragte gemeet. Daniel het op 18 Augustus aan die Limpopo klubkampioenskappe deelgeneem en is daarna in die Limpopospan opgeneem. Met ‘n tyd van 1.04 minuut…
Categories: Sports, Swimming
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