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Pieter van der Merwe
Mnr. Pieter van der Merwe

Plasie brainiacs hone their skills

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On Saturday, 14 May, Merensky High School hosted a chess training session. Ten of Merensky’s bright minds attended the session. Mr. Barrie Potgieter and his wife, Dorette, from Modimolle presented the workshop. They trained the students in dynamic chess moves and various strategies.
Kategorie(e): Skaak, Sport

Third LIMA cross country league challenge

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The third LIMA cross country league competition was held at Lebowakgomo on Saturday, 14 May. This meeting was hosted by Zebediela Progressive AC. Merensky High School’s Marlu McLean and Janco Coetzee achieved two bronze medals. PHOTO: Front:  Janco Coetzee and Johan Haynes. Second row: Jenelle de Jonge, Anri McLean and Joleen Spaumer. Third row: Marlu McLean, Francois…
Kategorie(e): Landloop, Sport

Blue meets red on hockey field

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Merensky High School’s girls and boys hockey teams met with teams from Ben Vorster High School for the 2016 league games on Wednesday, 11 May. For the Plasie u.14 girls team, this was the toughest challenge of the season. At the end the two teams tied the score, 1-1. The Plasie goal was scored by…
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Seunshokkie, Sport

Plasie hockey boys tough it out

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The Merensky boys had a tough two days in Groblersdal. On 27 April they played against Hoërskool Ben Viljoen and had mixed results. The u.14 boys drew their match 0-0, but played very well. The u.15 boys lost 0-1 after struggling to find their form again. The second team suffered a defeat of 0-3 against…
Kategorie(e): Seunshokkie, Sport

Merensky seunshokkie staan hulle man teen PHS

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Op 4 Mei het Merensky se seunshokkiespanne kragte gemeet teen Pietersburg Hoërskool op hul tuisveld. Die o.14-seuns het die baan geopen met ‘n puik wedstryd teen die gedugte span van PHS (wat binnekort uitspeel vir eerste- of tweedeplek by die TUKS-reeks). Gerhardus Fourie het die Plasies 1-0 laat voorloop, maar ongelukkig het die Pieties die…
Kategorie(e): Seunshokkie, Sport

Merensky triomfeer teen Eric Louw

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Hoërskool Merensky het op Saterdag, 7 Mei op hul tuisveld kragte gemeet teen die wintersportspanne van Hoërskool Eric Louw van Musina. Op die rugbyveld het al die Plasiespanne as oorwinnaars uit die stryd getree. Die o.14-span het 53-0 gewen en die o.15-span, 36-0, terwyl die o.16’s se wedstryd 10 minute vroeër gestop is met 79-0…
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Netbal, Rugby, Seunshokkie, Sokker, Sport

Hoërskool Merensky dra boogskietkroon

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Vir die tweede maal binne drie jaar word Hoërskool Merensky gekroon as die beste boogskietskool in Suid-Afrika. Op 30 Mei en 1 April het die Merensky boogskietklub hul toewyding bewys deur deel te neem aan die Nasionale Binnenshuise Kampioenskappe in Pretoria. Tydens hierdie byeenkoms het meer as 200 skuts van regoor die land hul onderskeie…
Kategorie(e): Boogskiet, Sport

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