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Plasie Janco shows promise

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The Central Gauteng & Tshwane Triathlon’s Duathlon championships took place at the Germiston Lake on Sunday, 23 April. This challenge consists of a 2,5km run, 10km cycling and ends with a 1,25km run. Janco Coetzee, a grade 9 learner from Merensky High School, ended in the overall third position. He was the second Tshwane (TTA)…
Kategorie(e): Landloop, Sport

Plasies enjoy LIMA Cross Country

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The second LIMA cross country league challenge was held on Saturday, 23 April at Pietersburg Hoërskool in Polokwane. Due to the 80 year celebrations only a few Plasies participated. Marlu McLean received a silver medal in the senior womens’ division.
Kategorie(e): Landloop, Sport

Goue status vir Plasiesport

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Plasiesport het op Saterdag 23 April, tydens hul tagtigjarige feesnaweek, ook pure liga lekkerte ervaar teen Hoërskool Louis Trichardt. Bykans al sportspanne het seëvierend van die veld gestap. Op die hokkieveld het die Plasies gewys wie’s baas. Die o.14 dogtershokkiespan het die toon aangegee met ‘n indrukwekkende 7-0 sege, waarna die o.15’s 2-0 gewen het.…
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Netbal, Rugby, Skaak, Sokker, Sport

Merensky ruiters presteer

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Die derde Western Mounted Games kwalifiserende byeenkoms vir 2016 is op 15 en 16 April by Dusty Hill in Tzaneen aangebied. 36 Ruiters het deelgeneem in 2 afdelings, naamlik skole- en ope-afdeling. Hoërskool Merensky is baie goed verteenwoording met 9 ruiters. In die Vlak 0-afdeling verwerf Dominique Bond 4 derde plekke. Mernique Potgieter behaal 5…
Kategorie(e): Perdry, Sport

First team rules against Rob

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Merensky High School’s first rugby team proved that they mean serious business in 2016. In a friendly match against Rob Ferreira High School from White River, the Plasie boys ruled with a final score of 34-12. Tries were scored by MJ Bench, Ettienn Slabbert, Armand Steyn, Freddie Lubbe and Noko Malatji. Three of the tries…
Kategorie(e): Rugby, Sport

Off to Ireland

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Merensky rugby players included in the NTK prestige team touring Ireland in September this year. Front: MJ Bench, Christopher Hamilton-Fowle, Almu Julies and Armand Steyn. Back: Pieter van der Merwe (1st Team coach), JC le Grange, Joseph Raspel, noko Malatji, Ettienn Slabbert and Clinton Gerber (1st Team coach).
Kategorie(e): Rugby, Sport

Plasie netball amazes

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On Saturday 16 April the Plasies played against Rob Ferreira High School on the brand new courts at Merensky High School. Right from the start the competition was fierce and the players had to fight for every goal. The Plasies rose to the occasion and the girls left their hearts on the court. All the…
Kategorie(e): Netbal, Sport

Merensky’s First Cricket Team spice up India

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On 2 April 2016, Merensky’s first cricket boys, accompanied by their coach, Mr Pieter van der Merwe, and his wife Magriet, together with Mr Joubert Fourie boarded the plane to India for a tour never to be forgotten. After the initial disappointment of lost luggage on their arrival in Delhi,  the boys were in awe…
Kategorie(e): Krieket, Sport

Merensky girls’ hockey victorious

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Merensky girls’ hockey played a friendly match against Rob Ferreira High School on Saturday 16 April. The u.14 girls had an astonishing 7-0 victory. Danielle Kasselman scored two awesome goals, and one each were scored by Zonica van Niekerk, Leone Slabbert, Michelle Brummer, Bianca Prinsloo and Charlize Meyer. The Plasies are very proud of this…
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Seunshokkie, Sport

Merensky hockey girls in Limpopo teams

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Merensky congratulates hockey girls included in Limpopo teams. Front: Danielle Kasselman (u.14), Renate Botha (u.14), Bercha Venter (u.14) and Zané Booysen (u.14). Back: Kesia Pohl (u.15), Elzanne Engelbrecht (u.18) and Risana Lambane (u.18).
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Sport

Plasie peddlers excel

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On Sunday 17 April two cyclists from Merensky High School participated in the Polokwane Mayoral Cycle Race. Janco Coetzee showed his mettle by winning the 15km race, whilst super athlete Christelle Coetzer also took first place in the u.16 girls race over 45km. Due to age limitations, Janco is not allowed to compete over 15…
Kategorie(e): Sport

Chess mate for Merensky chess masters

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On Saturday 16 April only four members of the Merensky chess team could compete in a school tournament held in Polokwane. The star of the day was JJ van Heerden, who managed to win three of his five sets.  Zan Yassin managed to win one of the five sets.  Newcomers, Dewald Haaner and Danielle Theron…
Kategorie(e): Skaak, Sport

Tennis speel liga

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Merensky se 1ste- en 4de-seuns en dogterspanne het op 6 April in Polokwane deelgeneem. Die seuns 1ste-span het 4de geeindig, terwyl die dogters 1ste-span 'n 3de plek verower het. Die seuns D-span het ook 3de geeindig. Die 2de- en 3de-spanne speel hulle wedstryde op 20 April.
Kategorie(e): Sport, Tennis

Plasie-rugby April vakansietoere

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Rugby kook behoorlik op Plasieland. Behalwe vir die baie suksesvolle NTK MHS Rugbyweek wat gedurende die afgelope skoolvakansie by Hoërskool Merensky aangebied is, het al die ander rugbyspanne ook gaan toer. Die o.14- en o.16-span het die Hansieweek by Hoërskool Hans Strijdom in Naboomspruit bygewoon. Die o.14-seuns het al hulle wedstryde gewen met 'n 26-7…
Kategorie(e): Rugby, Sport

Netbal toer na Camp Discovery

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Die naweek van 19 tot 22 Maart was al Hoërskool Merensky se A-netbalspanne by ‘n kursus te Camp Discovery, net buite Pretoria. Die voormalige Protea-afrigter, Jenny van Dyk, was die kursusleier. Jenny rig tans die Jaguars af wat deelneem aan die Brutal Fruit-liga, asook die o.19 Protea-span en TUKS 1, die senior netbalspan van die…
Kategorie(e): Netbal, Sport