Articles Categorized: Sport

Young shooter shines with solid start

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FORMER Trident High School student Monica Faulkner has made a solid start to the ANZ Premiership netball competition. The 20-year-old Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic…

Rain dampens weekend sport

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THIS week’s deluge has had an effect on some Eastern Bay sporting events. Sunday’s Sisam’s Saga adventure race, which was going to use parts of…

Season closes in style for racer

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EDGECUMBE driver Christina Orr-West is happy with a third place finish in the Ssangyong Racing Series. She placed second overall for the sixth and final…

Wizards just short of comeback

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IT is said from defeat comes learning, but cricket can be a cruel teacher. The Whakatane Wizards hosted the Western Bay Intermediate premier final on…

Football season begins with a bang

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THE Bay of Plenty men’s football competition started in contrasting fashion for Eastern Bay teams. Kawerau racked up an 18-1 win over Papamoa in Tauranga…

Cyclists in top form for nationals

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TRIDENT High school won the best overall school award at the New Zealand Secondary School Mountainbike Championships on Sunday. The event, held at the sky…

All-women’s race coming to East Bay

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SEVERAL Whakatane athletes took part in the Whai Ora Spirited Women All Women’s Adventure Race in Taupo on Saturday. Jeannie Overington and Nadene Scott joined…

Team effort earns title

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A FIRST-EVER senior girls title was a collaborative effort for the Trident High School girls volleyball team. They claimed the division one title at last…

Good start for young golfer

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HENRY Spring returned solid scores at the opening leg of the Charles Tour at the weekend. The Whakatane golfer fired a consistent 16-under-par to share…