2016 Interhoër

MHS Athletics


Nadia Last
Ms. Nadia Last


Mr. Frik Dohse
Ms. Izelle du Preez
Mr. Philip Entress
Mr. Clinton Gerber
Ms. Elzette Hay
Ms. Merise Katzke
Ms. Nadia Last
Mr. Arno Last
Ms. Anneke le Roux
Mr. Danie Olivier
Mr. Johannes Seerane
Ms. Sunette Stander
Mr. Magnus Steyn Jnr
Mr. Pieter Van der Merwe
Mr. Ian van Heerden
Ms. Elri Verster

2017 Dates

12 January - Interhouse (home)
21 January - Louis Trichardt (away)
27 January - Rob Ferreira, White River (away)
3 February - Piet Potgieter, Potgietersrus (away)
11 February - Lowveld Meet
15 February - Top 10, Potchefstroom (away)
24 February - Interhigh, Peter Mokaba Stadion, Pietersburg (away)

Athletics News

Triple triumph for Merensky

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Long before sunrise on Saturday, 29 October, athletes of Merensky High School took to the road to compete in the 2016 JJJ Prestige Athletics Meet at Rob Ferreira High School in White River. This was a gigantic occasion with no less than 21 participating schools with Merensky, Rob Ferreira and Hoërskool Nelspruit ranking amongst the favourites. In spite of the heat wave the Plasie athletes burned both track and field. Three records are now owned by Thato Shokane (boys, u.15, triple jump), Anri McLean (girls, u.19, 1500m) and the girls u.16 2x200m relay (run by Sancha van Niekerk and Simoné van den Bergh). Sancha van Niekerk (u.16) won the trophy…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

Limpopo Champs Biathlon

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One of Merensky High School’s top long distance athletes, Jenelle de Jonge, participated in the Limpopo Champs Biathlon on Saturday, 22 October, Unicorn Preparatory School. Jenelle, an u.15 learner, competed in the u.17 age group. She took it in her stride and crossed the finish line first.
Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Sports, Triathlon

Merensky athletics under way

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Some of Merensky High School’s athletes participated in the Prisma Jewaskiewitz athletics friendly meet on Saturday, 15 October at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. First places were obtained by René Wiese (girls u.14, 1500m), Janco Coetzee (boys u.14, Javelin) and Jenelle de Jonge (girls u.15, 800m and 400m) in this first meet for the season. Silver medals went to Zonika van Niekerk (girls u.14, 200m and 90m hurdles), René Wiese (girls u.14, 800m), Armand Cronjé (boys u.15, 3000m) and Sancha van Niekerk (girls youth, 800m). Zonika, Janco, Ikne Stucki and Sancha also took bronze medals home for the long jump, 800m, 200m and 400m events. Plasieland is looking forward…
Categories: Athletics, Sports

2016 Results

Louis Trichardt (23 January 2016)

Merensky – 840
Louis Trichardt – 654
Falcon Crest
Eric Louw (Musina)
Groblersdal Academy

Junior girls track athlete: Steph-Marie de Lange
Junior girls field athlete: Christelle Coetzer
Junior boys field athlete: Tristan Patrick
Senior girls field athlete: Taytum Cawood
Senior boys track athlete: Noko Malatji

Rob Ferreira (29 January 2016)

Middelburg – 533
Merensky – 502
Rob Ferreira (White River) – 478
Ben Viljoen (Groblersdal) – 312
Bergvlam (Nelspruit) – 248
Penryn College (Nelspruit) – 205
Sybrand van Niekerk (Sabie) – 99
Uplands College (White River) – 65
Curro Nelspruit – 63

Junior Victrix Ludorum: Christelle Coetzer
Senior Victor Ludorum: Quiniso Madzhiga

Ben Viljoen, Groblersdal (5 February 2016)

Merensky – 763
Hoogenhout (Bethal) – 702
Ben Viljoen (Groblersdal) – 585
Hans Strijdom (Naboomspruit) – 355

Lowveld Prestige Meet (13 February 2016)

Merensky – 850
Rob Ferreira (White River) – 824
Frans du Toit (Phalaborwa) – 241
HTS Tom Naudé (Polokwane) – 216
Louis Trichardt – 184
Barberton – 116

Junior Victrix Ludorum: Christelle Coetzer
Senior Victrix Ludorum: Sancha van Niekerk
Senior Victor Ludorum: Noko Malatji

58 Gold, 49 Silver and 40 Bronz.

Interhigh (19 February 2016)

Pietersburg – 762
Merensky – 666
Louis Trichardt – 407
Frans du Toit – 262
Eric Louw – 130
Northern Academy – 123
HTS Tom Naudé – 121

Victor Ludorum: Noko Malatji
Best junior track athlete: Christelle Coetzer
Best senior track athlete: Noko Malatji
Best senior field athlete: Lilly Pohl
Best girls team
Best total of Top 10 achievers