Nelson College's Marcus Jones fought three times in three days, winning each bout to claim the gold medal and national title.
JONATHAN MCKEOWN - © Fairfax NZ NewsNelson College have taken the bronze medal at the national secondary schools inline hockey tournament in Hamilton.
Six junior tennis players represented Tasman at the South Island intermediate and primary schools tournament in Christchurch this week.
Two-time national club volleyball champion Teryn Proracki, believes Nelson can become the beach volleyball "Mecca" of the South Island.
Young athlete makes inspirational comeback
One of Nelson's most promising athletes will return to competition this week following reconstruction surgery and 13 months of rehab.
Waimea College are off to Great Barrier Island for the 2013 national Get2Go grand final.
Kill Bill, The Wolverine, 13 Assassins, The Wu Tang Clan; wherever you look, samurai is definitely ingrained popular culture.
Nelson triathlon coach and teacher Jon Linyard believes a new initiative from Tri NZ outlines a pathway but doesn't want the sport to lose its enjoyment factor.
Summer in Nelson and beach volleyball go hand-in-hand for many people and a number of junior players have already been out on the sand.
Waimea College's Emily Jensen called a "remarkably high achiever for her age" - and very modest, to boot.
Sportsman of the Year heads to Auckland
Mitchell Hunt will represent Nelson College at the Condor Sevens national finals and the national touch finals.
© Fairfax NZ NewsNelson junior volleyball teams have swept the competition aside at the Roy Titheridge Junior Invitation Tournament in Blenheim.
Without the help of funding from a local trust, the 14th grade South Island football finalists may not have had their golden boot.
Following last month's national talent camps in Auckland, five Nelson students have been selected in Basketball NZ age group squads.
The inaugural Tasman Secondary School Sport Awards are creating huge interest, with more than 35,000 page views for the People's Choice Award on Facebook.
Competition is getting more intense as support for ki-o-rahi continues to grow, Jonathan McKeown reports.
Hard-hitting Tamaira Raurimu-Carew has made a big impact in his first season of rugby league, as Wayne Martin reports.
The Nelson Bays under-17 girls came close to winning the South Island football championships last week.
Positive form from college football sides has Nelson Falcons coach Davor Tavich keenly anticipating the season ahead.
Elite college athletes say they enjoy the pace of ki-o-rahi and are backing the traditional Maori ball sport to maintain its popularity.
JONATHAN MCKEOWN - © Fairfax NZ NewsRainbow Ski Area's development team returned from Cardrona Alpine Resort with valuable experience.
Garin College and the Marist Rugby Football Club are formalising an even stronger bond in a bid to keep more young players in the game.
Nelson College First XV rugby prop Tom Hill recognised early this season that he had some serious work to do on his fitness.
The Nelson College for Girls junior team appears to be Nelson's leading gold medal prospect when the national secondary schools underwater hockey championships begin in Auckland on Friday.
Talented Waimea College third formers turning heads on the local netball scene.
Swimmers selected for all-South Island team following impressive performances at championships.
Region's top college athletes are to be officially recognised for the first time.
Regionals victory means Waimea College's No 1 team will get their fourth crack at national title.
A bitter club versus school dispute has developed in Nelson's hockey competition.
The local boys' basketball sides continue to impress at the South Island champs in Nelson.
Nation's top 32 college football sides battle it out and after pool play two local sides will finish in top 16.
After an enforced break, the Get2Go Challenge adventure race is set to return to Nelson next week.
Sam McKenzie, Ellie Rukuwai and Amy Coulton victorious at South Island Swimming Championships.
It was heartbreak for the Nayland College First XI in Taupo and hard luck for Nelson College.
Mitchell Hunt launching the next phase of his promising young playing career.
The Tasman secondary school hockey championships were characterised by unexpectedly close games, a first title for Nelson College for Girls and a continuation of Nelson College's stranglehold on the champs.
With college rugby done and dusted for the season, age-grade trials have been held and representative rugby is ready to kick off.
Young college swimmers from the Nelson Swimming Club were part of a record-breaking spree at the recent Swimming Nelson-Marlborough Winter Meet.
Waimea College will again represent the Nelson region at the Hillary Challenge adventure race finals next year.
Nelson College brothers Josh and Devon Stove had unforgettable time at inline hockey tournament in Los Angeles.
Every team will be measuring themselves against Waimea at the South Island secondary schools netball title.
Next up Nelson College
Marlborough Boys' College will meet Nelson College in the Press Cup final next week after both sides scored nail-biting semifinal wins.
The Press Cup final will be an all-Tasman affair, after underdogs Nelson College upset favourites St Bede's. | St Bede's fortress stormed
ALISON GRANT - © Fairfax NZ NewsA Garin College student is tipped to be a future international star after skating to the top at the recent 2013 Southern Area artistic championships.
© Fairfax NZ NewsThe Volleyball New Zealand junior under-19 men's team has completed a successful tour to the United States High Performance Championships, held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
A huge week for college rugby in Nelson saw Waimea College and Garin College host international fixtures yesterday.
Nayland College is considering pulling out of the Press Cup, yet the decision could be made for them.
Home team overcomes plenty of early pressure from a big and physical Wanganui Collegiate forward pack to win.
Top young volleyballers finish competition at a 108-team high performance championship.
Despite the odd karate kick and opposition players' diving if breathed on, Nayland College dominates overseas.