Sunday, June 24, 2018

Isandlwana historian captivates Grahamstown audience

MANY in the Grahamstown community were mesmerised by historian Rob Caskie recently, as he recounted in detail the actions of the British and Zulu...

Kingswood girls dominate at Alexander Road water polo festival

LAST weekend saw the Kingswood 1st girls’ water polo team take part in the Alexander Road water polo festival in Port Elizabeth. Despite starting slowly,...

Kingswood basketballers continue to shine

KINGSWOOD College basketball teams enjoyed considerable success last weekend.   The boy’s teams played against Grey High School in Port Elizabeth, with the 1st team winning...

Double triumphs for St Andrew’s rowers at Buffalo Regatta and Selborne Sprints

ST ANDREW’S College Rowing Club ventured out to the blustery Buffalo River last week, from February 8 to 10, for the annual Buffalo Regatta...

Back in the swim of things

The St Andrew’s Preppies proved they were back in the swim of things with several wins at the Graeme College Relay Gala which took...

Excitement and experience at U14 Regatta

FIFTEEN U14 St Andrew’s College rowers travelled to Swartkops River last weekend to race in the Grey U14 Regatta. The most exciting races to watch...

Shark attack survivor inspires St Andrew’s College boys

AFTER hearing Caleb Swanepoel speaking at the International Round Square Conference in Cape Town last year, Oscar Liss and Sanele Mboto invited him to...

A feast of action at St Andrew’s College Water Polo Day

LAST Saturday, St Andrew’s College hosted their annual Water Polo Day. St Andrews Prep, Selborne College, Graeme College, Woodridge, Alexander Road and Kingswood were...

St Andrew’s at Grey High School U15 water polo tournament

THE St Andrew’s U15A water polo team won silver at the annual Grey High school water polo tournament last weekend. The team had targeted...

Angry Unisa students leave a trail of destruction after NSFAS protest

Angry University of South Africa (Unisa) students ran rampant through the Durban city centre on Thursday‚ stoning cars and overturning bins during a tense...

St Andrew’s shines at National 2nd team water polo tournament

THE St Andrew’s College 2nd water polo team returned to the National 2nds tournament this year as defending champions and played so from the...

DSG’s international hockey coach

DSG director of sport Chris Hibbert recently spent a week in the UK working with the England men’s and women’s hockey teams as a...

Kingswood pupil chosen for Junior Protea equestrian team

Congratulations to Kingswood College pupil Janey Krige who has been selected as a member of the Saddle Seat Junior Protea Team. Janey was also...

Senior state advocate encourages rape victims to speak up

Advocate Nickie Turner addressed Kingswood College on "rape culture" recently. In her interesting and thought provoking talk, she appealed to rape victims to "speak...

Port Alfred High School honours cricket stars

Port Alfred High School acknowledged U15 bowler Reece Linforth, left, for his 3 for 1, including a hat trick against St Dominic’s Priory, as...
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Swim-a-thon a success at PAHS

CHARITY DIVE: Rotary Club Port Alfred and E Club South Africa held a charity fundraising swim-a-thon at the Port Alfred High School pool on...

Kingswood girls triumphant at basketball tournament

THE Port Elizabeth Comets host an annual school tournament every September, but due to logistical problems, the 2017 tournament was postponed to January. The tournament...

Kingswood gains valuable experience at Grey Bloem water polo tournament

WHILE their fellow Grahamstown school, St Andrew’s, was facing tough competition at the Grey High School water polo festival in Port Elizabeth, Kingswood College...

St Andrew’s in tough competition at Grey Water Polo Festival

LAST weekend the St Andrew’s U14A, U15A and 2nd teams headed to Port Elizabeth, to attend the annual Grey High School water polo club...

Grahamstown to welcome storyteller extraordinaire Rob Caskie

“AS human beings, we have grown up with story-telling, yet with the entertainment options available today, the ancient art is being lost. Audiences love...

Day Zero will not close schools‚ Zille promises

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has made a commitment that government schools in her province will not shut down come Day Zero. “Whatever happens‚ we...
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PAHS takes a wicket in U11 clash with Woodridge

A Port Alfred High School fielder catches out a Woodridge batsman in their U11 clash at the PAHS fields on Saturday. https://youtu.be/vb8DMmhkPE0
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PAHS vs Woodridge U13 clash

Port Alfred High School bowling against Woodridge in their U13 clash at the PAHS fields on Saturday. https://youtu.be/7X8Z_lmD6GM

School stationery worth hundreds sold for R69 in Eastern Cape

Bhisho committee members were gobsmacked on a visit to a school in Addo on Tuesday when they found that a shop was selling stationery...

Back to school at Alexandria Christian Academy

IT was back to school for Alexandria Christian Academy on Wednesday. They made it a special occasion of food and celebration.

130 pupils crammed into bus‚ driver arrested

A Port Elizabeth bus driver was arrested on Thursday for overloading after he was caught allegedly transporting 130 pupils – 40 more than allowed. Twenty...

You burn it down‚ tough luck – Lesufi to school protesters

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Wednesday bluntly told protesters: "You burn down or vandalise the school‚ we will not return to fix or...

VGHS has results worth boasting about

VICTORIA Girls High School (VGHS) was the only school in the Grahamstown/ Kenton/ Port Alfred Area to have a 100% pass rate for 2017. Of...

Siyanda Belewa, top 2017 matric pupil at Kuyasa Combined School

  Of the 50 pupils who sat the matric exams at Kuyasa Combined School, 32 passed with nine subject distinctions, 12 bachelor passes, 12 diplomas...
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