Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Archers on target in schools competition

THE sound of arrows whizzing and striking targets filled the air at the Port Alfred Country Club last Saturday. The occasion was the El Shaddai...

Hard work pays off for PA gymnast

14-year-old star third overall at prestigious national championships PORT Alfred’s Kayla Stiekema placed third overall, as well as third on floor for level 8 (13-18 years)...

New winner for G2C

Debutant Grant Daly of PE takes honours in tight finish to Rosehill Mall CYCLISTS enjoyed perfect weather conditions as they stretched their legs early last Sunday morning...

Pedal power rules in Fish River epic

PE champions finish first in 110km bike challenge LAST weekend’s Fish River Mountain Bike Challenge was another huge success, attracting almost triple the entries it...

Kingswood takes K-Day crown!

Nail-biter sees their first win on home turf since 1980 THE annual clash between St Andrew’s College/DSG and longtime rivals, Kingswood College, known fondly by pupils...

Rock and Surf team catch best EP prizes

Top anglers picked to represent their province, country THE Port Alfred Rock and Surf section once again excelled at the annual Eastern Province prizegiving on...

Cycling, running for Paws

Athletes leave their footprint to promote wildlife  conservation SOUTH Africans are waking up to the fact that much of our wildlife is under threat and so they are...

On track for Washie 100

ULTRA-MARATHON runners in pursuit of an extreme challenge will take on the 40th edition of the Washie 100-Miler from Port Alfred to East London...

Surfers make waves at King of the Kowie

THE sun was shining brightly on Saturday morning and the breeze was slight and, although the waves were not at full potential, the conditions...

Downhill dash to the Indian Ocean

NO SOONER do the hundreds of riders taking part in the annual Pennypinchers Grahamstown to Sea (G2C) mountain bike race catch a whiff of...

Van Aswegen sets record at club championship

SETTING a new record and walking away with the trophy for club champion was none other than Port Alfred High School pupil Wian van...

Alex Colour Run a whole lot of fun

Runners out in force to embrace fun event RESIDENTS of Alexandria were joined by people from Kenton and Port Alfred – as well as visitors...

Top prizes for PA gymnasts

Five awards include an honour for coach PORT Alfred gymnast Kayla Stiekema has been named best senior artistic gymnast in the Eastern Cape for last...

Aussie bodyboarders to compete in Kowie

LAST month the Kowie played host to West Beach Warfare, the final leg of the SA Bodyboarding Association circuit for 2016, but if you...

Sportsmen of year prove fit winners

THE sportsperson of the Year was announced at the Port Alfred Country Club’s AGM recently, and Chris Pike was awarded the honour for his...

Kowie kings conquer surf

Donaghy victorious in perfect conditions WEATHER conditions were near perfect for the first round of the King of the Kowie at East Beach last weekend. The...

Kowie family rake in trophies

Local Welsh pony breeders in top form THE equestrian-loving Ford family, who live on the outskirts of Port Alfred, are synonymous with Welsh ponies. The family...

Plain sailing as DSG girls excel

Sailing accolades JEMIMA Baum came second in the Sonnet Western Province Championships sailed in Saldanha Bay recently. This is an open class without age restriction....

Runaway success

April, Xiniwe win big in Siza Vitality Half Marathon WET and cold weather did not deter nearly 500 runners taking part in the second annual...

Young Mcgregor snaps up longboard U14 champion title

AFTER three consecutive years of competing in the South African Longboard Championships, local junior star Kye Macgregor has finally brought the under-14 champion title...

Croquet Corner

IT was wonderful to see all our regulars who descend on Port Alfred from all parts of the country who join us annually for...

KIDS OF STEEL

Port Alfred High School pupils competed in the Iron Kids section of the Ironman marathon in Port Elizabeth last weekend. From left, back row,...

Bowls Banter

Kenton Bowling Club A FEW weeks ago we were forecasting that after the wet summer we have had, we may well be facing a...

Kowie Striders

Time trials: Tuesday April 5 5km Run Signet Holet 31:30 Rob Joiner 27:21 Dudley Emslie 32:27 Lindy Ward 31:43 Elmie Jones 33:40 Lara Reed 34.:56 Yvo Suits...

Golf Weekly

Wednesday April 6: Buco individual stableford, with 82 players. Trophy: Jones- Phillipson cup Results: 1st: Leon Lee - 67 2nd: Ian Sawers - 67 3rd:...

Parkrun organisers have Port Alfred in their sights

Popular 5km event may be coming to town soon says Norris PORT Alfred may soon join the ranks of other towns and cities throughout the...