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Merensky off-roaders on course

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Four boys from Merensky High School competed in the Imperial Toyota KMIA Enduro race held in White River on 4 August. After a misty, wet and slippery start, they finished unscathed. Malcolm Jansen (grade 10) and Stef Lordan (grade 9) both competed in the Green Class and finished 2nd and 3rd after 39km. Tristan Dale (grade 8)…
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Merensky @ Limpopo Cross Country

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The Limpopo (LIMA) cross country final was held at Laerskool Pietersburg Oos in Polokwane on Saturday, 4 August. Merensky High School’s Anri McLean (Junior Woman) took 6th position, with Amelia Booth (u.14) 7th. Francois Nothnagel (u.23) was awarded a 10th place. Brothers, Johan and Louis Haynes, and sisters Jade and Jamie Coppen also participated. Unfortunately…
Kategorie(e): Landloop, Sport

Tour de Plaas is bobaas

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Plasieland was bevoorreg om op Saterdag, 28 Julie, hordes fietsryers te verwelkom by die jaarlikse Tour de Plaas, wat deel uitmaak van Spur Skole XCO-reeks. 17 Fietsryers van Hoërskool Merensky het deelgeneem. Die speke het behoorlik gesing oor hierdie unieke baan, tussen plantasies, boorde, damme en strome. Gelukwense aan Sheldon Muller, Armand Cronjé en Janke…
Kategorie(e): Bergfietsry, Sport

Plasie-juniors na kwarteind

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Rugbyliefhebbers, noord van die Vaalrivier, het op Saterdag, 28 Julie, regop gesit toe die kwalifiserende skolespanne uitdraf in uitspeelwedstryde van die Virsekerbeker-toernooi. Hoërskool Merensky se o.14A-, o.15A- en o.16A-spanne het in 3 verskillende provinsies deelgeneem. Die Merensky o.14’s het in Pretoria teen Hoërskool Overkruin gespeel. Die gasheerspan moes kous-oor-die-kop huiswaarts keer nadat die Plasies hul…
Kategorie(e): Rugby, Sport

Merensky-krieketweek bly die gewildste

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Een van die gewildste winterskoolvakansie-aktiwiteite in Tzaneen was weer hierdie jaar die Merensky-krieketweek. Vir die 22ste keer het die Plasies spiere gebult en ‘n baie suksesvolle week aangebied. 16 Junior- en seniorspanne van Heidelberg Volkskool, Waterkloof, Middelburg Hoërskool, HTS Middelburg, Randburg, Eldoraigne, Garsfontein, Brits en EG Jansen het by die Plasies aangesluit vir ‘n week…
Kategorie(e): Krieket, Sport

Plasie is a basketball boffin

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Merensky High School’s Enslin Sambo (grade 12) is an up and coming basketball star. He represented Limpopo as the shooting guard in the Limpopo Tigers team, who competed in the annual u.20 interprovincial basketball tournament, held in Sasolburg from 22-24 June. Eight provinces participated in this upcoming sport. From the word go, the Limpopo Tigers…
Kategorie(e): Sport

Plasie hockey takes a stand

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PHOTO: Tharien Lombard and Kesia Pohl (1st team). In a fitting tribute on Youth Day, 16 June, four girls hockey teams from Merensky High School competed in the Limpopo finals for medium schools at Stanford Lake College. The u.14 girls were the stars of the day, defeating the team of Ben Vorster, 4-0. Scorers were:…
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Sport

Plasie boys endure grueling race

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PHOTO: Malcolm Jansen at the prize giving ceremony. On the weekend of 9 June, Tristan Dale (grade 8), Stef Lordan (grade 9), Malcolm Jansen (grade 10) and Angus Dalrymple-Hay (grade 12) from Merensky High School participated in the Imperial Toyota Nelspruit Hazyview Enduro race. After a grueling 101km, Angus managed to finish in 5th place.…
Kategorie(e): Sport

Merensky juniors volstoom vorentoe

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FOTO: Die o14-wenspanne. Op Saterdag, 9 Junie, het die junior Plasiespanne in die Limpopo semi-finaal by Hoërskool Piet Potgieter in Mokopane rugbysake uitgespook. Die o.14A-span het teen Hoërskool Ben Viljoen van Groblersdal staal getoon en 25-17 gewen. Drieë word aangeteken deur Henro Delport (2), Janco Grobler (1) en Theoniel Kleynhans (1). Reese Coetzee het 1…
Kategorie(e): Rugby, Sport

Merensky trap Kremetart plat

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FOTO: Shaun de Beer, Armand Cronjé, Bevan Muller, Trevor de Beer, Coach Pierre Cronjé, Sheldon Muller, Gunther Katzke, John-Robert Honiball en De Wet du Toit. Die immergewilde Kremetart Bergfietsren XCO in Louis Trichardt op Sondag, 10 Junie, het ook verskeie Plasie-trappers ingesluit. In die Youth boys-afdeling beïndruk Bevan Muller met die 1ste-plek. De Wet du…
Kategorie(e): Bergfietsry, Sport

Plasie-hokkiestokke klap

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FOTO: DIE O.14-SPAN Voor: Claudelle Cawood. Middel: Nikita Fouché, Suzaan Schutte, Amerie Kotze, Chantelle Meyer, Verliza Fox, Palesa Mosa en Desiré de Jager. Agter: Chloë Beretta, Jané Naudé, Hope Muvhngo, coach Nadia Claasen, Rochelle Volschenk en Tarien van Staden. Na verskeie uitdaagwedstryde gedurende die week, het Plasieland se hokkiebokkies op Saterdag, 9 Junie, aan die…
Kategorie(e): Dogtershokkie, Sport

Daniel does it again

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Congratulations to Merensky High School’s Daniel Smit (grade 9), who has been included in the Junior Fast Track Limpopo Aquatics Swimming Squad. In June, July and August, Daniel will be attending 3 practice camps to prepare for the South African championships.
Kategorie(e): Sport, Swem

BB Tzaneen sponsor

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PHOTO: Merensky High School’s principal, Mr Magnus Steyn, receives the keys to the new Renault Kadjar, sponsored by BB Tzaneen, from Mr Nic Dorfling, dealer principal at BB Tzaneen Nissan.
Kategorie(e): Akademie, Kultuur, Leiers, Sosiaal, Sport

Plasie u.16 netball off to Top Schools

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PHOTO: Pheladi Mametja (u.16) On Saturday 2 June, Merensky High School participated in the Limpopo netball championships held at Ben Vorster High School. Three Plasie teams (u.14, u.16 and 1st team) participated. All three Merensky teams made it through to the semi-finals and finals of the tournament. The u.16 team showed tremendous courage and ended…
Kategorie(e): Netbal, Sport

Plasie riders saddle up

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PHOTO: Salomé Lombard on Belmonty. The fifth Western Mounted Games (WMG) qualifier took place at Winnfield Stables in Polokwane on June 2. Salomé Lombard competed with 2 horses in the high school division. On level 2 she obtained 3 first places and 2 third places, resulting in an overall first for her and her horse…
Kategorie(e): Perdry, Sport