Young fans meet premiership captains

Young fans meet premiership captains

All eyes were on two young Brightwater netball fans as they met their Tactix and Mystics heroes on centre court at Sunday’s ANZ Premiership match at the Trafalgar Centre in Nelson.   Thirteen-year-old Olivia Shelling, who attends Waimea College, won the...
New director for college sport

New director for college sport

Pete Jones Sport Tasman   Luke Frame knew he had big shoes to fill when he stepped into the role of Tasman secondary schools regional sports director, but welcomes the challenge.   The 24-year-old replaced long-serving former director Jeni Thornborough in...
Swimmer making mark in the US

Swimmer making mark in the US

A former Waimea College swimmer is making a splash for his university in the United States.   Earlier this month Sam McKenzie helped his Grand Canyon University men’s swimming and diving team win its first-ever Western Athletic Conference championship. Although...
Relay team claims gold

Relay team claims gold

Greg Lautenslager   The Tasman women’s under 20, 4 x 400 metres relay team proved too good for everyone else at the New Zealand Track and Field Championships in Christchurch on Sunday, coming home with the gold medal in a time of 3:58.59.   Former Garin...
Rugby grounds closed for season’s start

Rugby grounds closed for season’s start

Jonty Dine   With the region’s sports grounds resembling an African Savannah, codes have had to get creative with the seasons fast approaching.   Water restrictions have meant little or no irrigation to fields, leaving several them of rock hard and posing a...
Close finish in shooting competition

Close finish in shooting competition

It was a case of close but not close enough for Chris Scully at the recent New Zealand Clay Target Association’s 2019 sporting championship.   Chris, former owner of the Hunting & Fishing shops in Richmond and Nelson, finished third-equal in the event. He...