Kiwi speaks about US college killings

Auckland basketballer Jaylen Gerrand, 20, has spoken out about seeing the gunman who killed nine people, and then himself, at a school in Oregon.

"I heard what I thought was a firecracker," Jaylen Gerrand said. "I didn't expect it to be a gun."

Patterson snares 12th national title

Savannah Corbett on the way to winning a national junior title in the over-75kg division in Wellington on Sunday.

The CrossFit craze has seen competitors flock to weightlifting

More titles for Cane, Palado

Wellington No 1 Jonathan Cane completed  the strokeplay-matchplay double at Shandon at the weekend.

Top pair add the Wellington matchplay to their strokeplay titles last month.

Wellington Lions close a game out

Wellington lock Jeremy Thrush, who scored two tries for Wellington in their NPC rugby win over Bay of Plenty in Tauranga on Sunday.

Wellington prove too strong for Bay of Plenty in NPC match.

Scottish win national men's road title

A strong opening leg from Dougal Thorburn helped Wellington Scottish to the national men's road relay title in Christchurch.

Led by Dougal Thorburn, Wellington Scottish won the national men's road title in Christchurch.

Pride to host Counties in semifinal

Georgia Daals of Wellington Pride has been in top form of late.

The Wellington Pride have done their bit; now they wait to find if they'll play on a stage befitting a women's provincial rugby semifinal.

In-form Fifita to miss Lions game

Petone's Sam McNicol will make his Wellington NPC debut on the left wing against Bay of Plenty on Sunday.

Coach Earl Va'a has been forced into some reshuffling as Wellington eye their third game in a week.

Wellington worthy netball champions

Ameliaranne Wells, left, shot 34/40 as Wellington beat Temalisi Fakahokotau's North Harbour 59-38 in the national netball champs final.

Wellington beat North Harbour 59-38 to claim national provincial netball title in Kilbirnie.

Scottish seek NZ Road Relay glory

Japanese athlete Hiro Tanimoto (centre) will run for Wellington Scottish at the New Zealand Road Relay Championships on Saturday.

Wellington Scottish's senior men's team are favorites to win the New Zealand Road Relay on Saturday.

Phoenix seek another defender

New Wellington Phoenix defender Troy Danaskos looks for someone to throw to during an intra-squad game. Photo: KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ.

The Wellington Phoenix are expected to sign an additional defender, between now and next Sunday's A-League opener against the Newcastle Jets.

Harbour, Wellington in netball final

Ameliaranne Wells shot 22/30 to help Wellington beat Christchurch 43-41 in their semifinal at the national netball championships. Photo: MAARTEN HOLL/FAIRFAX NZ.

Hosts Wellington will meet North Harbour in the final of the national netball championships.

Twins to fight golf ban

Thomas, left, and Peter Spearman-Burn, pictured in 2010, have been suspended from Wellington Golf for the rest of the year for "equipment abuse".

Peter Spearman-Burn and his twin Thomas are appealing a four-month suspension from Wellington Golf.

Royal Wellington to host international event

World No 14 Hideki Matsuyama won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship twice.

The Upper Hutt-based club will host one of the biggest golf tournaments ever to be played on New Zealand soil in 2017.

Patterson, Lambrechs headline nationals

Richie Patterson won gold for New Zealand at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

National weightlifting champs in Wellington a key stepping stone for Olympic hopefuls.

Magpies roar back to draw

Jason Woodward scores for Wellington in their drawn national provincial competition match against Hawke's Bay.

A try in the shadows of fulltime saw Hawke's Bay draw 22-22 with Wellington at Westpac Stadium.

College Sport

Leti-I'iga fearless on rugby field

Porirua College student Ayesha Leti-I'iga has been a handful for her much older opposition in the women's national provincial championship.

Ayesha Leti-I'iga dreams of wearing a Black Ferns shirt one day, which could happen much sooner than she thinks

Wellington Girls' on track for national redemption

Tegan Graham will be an important part of Wellington Girls' College's quest for a national basketball title.

Wellington Girls' College have started well in their quest for national secondary schools basketball redemption.

Wellington East eye top national netball finish

Wellington East's Mila Reuelu-Buchanan (right) will be an important cog in her team's national title bid.

Wellington East and St Mary's will both be competitive at secondary schools netball nationals.

High hoops for Kiwi prodigy

Kiwi schoolboy hoops sensation Tai Wynyard has plenty on his plate as he works towards his move to Kentucky.

Tai Wynyard might have a basketball schedule to make your head spin, but it's all headed in one firm direction.

Curtin wins Youth Commonweath Games silver

Aotea College year 10 Seamus Curtin competes during the lawn bowls mixed pairs at the Youth Commonweath Games in Samoa earlier this month.

Aotea College year 10 lawn bowler Seamus Curtin has won silver at the Youth Commonwealth Games.

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