Local sport

Bosveld stoei

Die seuns van Bosveldstoei Akademie was gedurende laas week by onderskeidelik twee stoei kompetisies en almal het medaljes daar gekry.

Hartbeespoort aims for Assupol finals

The Hartbeespoort Rugby Club played their second match in the Assupol Tournament and aced the game with a convincing victory over Atteridgville with a 64-5 score.

André glides into world’s top 3

Senior national Protea paragliding pilot, André Rainsford-Alberts from Hartbeespoort, has returned triumphant from the La Reunion island where he finished in the top 3 during the paragliding world cup competition.

Rugby season kicks off on high note

The Hartbeespoort Rugby Club opened its new season campaign with two convincing wins against its strongest opponents, Transnet Parke and Bronkhorstspruit recently.

Caroline takes the title

Last Saturday Caroline Wöstmann became the first person to win the Old Mutual Two Oceans, Old Mutual Om-die-Dam, and Comrades ultramarathons within 12 months.

Fanie wins Om-die-Dam

Fanie Matshipa won the Old Mutual Om-die-Dam ultramarathon last Saturday, five years after he came second in the 2011 Comrades.

Om-die-Dam dié naweek

Hartbeesport kry tans sy jaarlikse ‘facelift’ ter voorbereiding van die Om-die-Dam ultramarathon wat Saterdag plaasvind.

Hartbeespoort trap Kaap-wedren kaf

Verskeie lede van die Hartbeespoort Fietsryklub het die afgelope naweek aan die Kaap-fietsren (voorheen die Cape Argus) deelgeneem en sukses behaal. Die klub se mees veelsydige en top fietsryer vir die wedren was Pieter Pieterse, wat op 38 in sy 20ste wedren sy persoonlike beste tyd, 03:01 geklok het.

Locals win Trans Drak Mini

Hartbeespoorters Ruben du Preez and Odette Bergh, riding in Trinity Cycles’ colours, were the first mixed team to cross the finishing line, in a time of 07h40min, in the gruelling Trans Drak Mini MTB race that took place in the Drakensberg last weekend.

Wade to victory

Hartbeespoort mountain biker, Wade Prinsloo (19), a former Hartbeespoort High School pupil, and his teammate Arno du Toit, in the colours of LCB Racing, were victorious in Gauteng’s toughest mountain bike stage race, the annual Bridgestone Route 66 that took place last weekend in the area of Maropeng and the Cradle of Humankind. Wade, who…

Imke goes far

PLG Hartbeespoort held its interhouse athletics on Saturday and 43 school records were broken by athletes on the day. The three sports houses, Falcons, Hawks and Eagles competed fiercely, but the Falcons were victorious, scooping the points trophy as well as the spirited trophy. Imke Krige broke the school record for girls long jump u/11.