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Midweek Sports Wrap Midweek Sports Wrap

The weather put paid to a number of sports midweek, however the secondary schools and midweek women’s basketball rounds were played and some hardy hockey players braved the conditions. Basketball In the Thompson Trophy division one basketball competition, the Rangiora High School boys were defeated by St Thomas College 78-105. In division two Kaiapoi High School picked up a solid win over Linwood 100-67. In the Whelan Trophy division girls competition, Rangiora High School defeated Cashmere 82-55, ...
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Weekend Sports Wrap: 31st May Weekend Sports Wrap: 31st May

It was a chilly start to the weekend, with the big rain on the way, but most sports managed to complete their match day before it hit on Saturday afternoon. Football The Waimak United Football club senior men’s team had a good 6-1 win down in Ashburton. They went down a goal early conceding a penalty, but then pulled two goals back, before losing a man to a straight red card. Despite this, they played some ...
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Pegasus parkrun #246 run report Pegasus parkrun #246 run report

Light showers and a gentle breeze were forecast for parkrun #246 It should have been a good day to try out for a PB, if that was your inclination and it shouldn't have been too uncomfortable to jog, walk or volunteer. Thankfully the heavy wet stuff was avoided. 88 parkmates, that's 18 more than our average turnout, braved the conditions and completed the out & back course this morning. This included three first timers, Charlie ...
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Rangiora women get on the board Rangiora women get on the board

The Rangiora division one women’s hockey team have put points on the board, after defeating second placed Marist, 2-1 in the weekend. The men’s team also picked up a 2-1 win over Marist, with goals from John Single and Lachlan Miller. Their win takes them to fifth on the table. In the Sunday Premiership, the Rangiora women’s Korimako team were defeated 2-8 by HSOB Burnside, and in the Championship grade Piwakawaka were beaten 2-4 by ...
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Girls dominate the court Girls dominate the court

The North Canterbury under 16 basketball teams were absolutely dominant on the courts over the weekend. The Maroon team amassed 101 points to Halswell’s 25. The Black team also slotted 101 points to Selwyn’s 34. The third game between the White team and Gators was closer but the North Canterbury girls ran out winners 78-58. The U19 women also had success, with a 54-45 defeat of Halswell. However, the midweek women went down 33-41 to ...

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