Uphill Battle: Getting back in the game
Mum and reporter JO McKENZIE-McLEAN is taking on one of the biggest challenges of her life training for the Northburn Station 50km. She reports on her progress.
Four Southlanders have been named in the New Zealand Maori team to play Japan next month.
Southland's best under-17 cricketers looking to make mark at Otago Districts tournament in Oamaru this weekend.
OPINION: Perhaps the best thing about watching the Stags play this season was imagining what they might look like next year.
Star softballer Jazara Hopa is expected to be named in three Southland representative teams for the summer.
Bad light ends play in Canterbury-Otago Volts pre-season fixture in Rangiora, played in lead-up to start of NZ's domestic season.
Aparima College left their mark at the New Zealand secondary schools clay target championships in Christchurch.
Dr Hook is in the right order to win the Ashburton Trotters' Flying Mile for the third time on Monday after a win at Addington on Friday night.
All Blacks may take Dan Carter on northern tour even if he isn't fit enough for first game in the US.
Cricket's biggest tournament months off, but two sides who fancy their chances fire the first shots today.
Southland went close to winning the South Island 16th grade football tournament in Timaru this month.
Southland won the South Island secondary school girls rugby tournament for the third time recently.
Four races, including a listed $50,000 race for 3-year-olds have been added to the programme for Riccarton on Saturday as the result of the abandonment of the meeting at Ashburton today.
Man-of-the-match performance propels Invercargill-Old Boys to top of the senior club cricket standings after just two rounds.
Pehi Te Whare agreed earlier this year to play a bit of club rugby league, thinking it would help his fitness.
Tim Williams kicked off with a hat-trick and later scored another to end yesterday's Wairio Trotting Club's annual mobile mile and ladies day fixture with six wins.
For the past year Erin Criglington's world championship jersey has been hanging from a coathanger in the family dining room.
There was no love lost when the Southern Stampede took on the Ice Blacks in Queenstown during the weekend.
Franco Ledger won the $35,000 Methven Cup in race record time yesterday, the first Southland-trained winner of the race for 28 years.
Southland Marathon winner Vajin Armstrong ran into the SIT Velodrome like he was someone running an errand.
A 17-year-old Invercargill athlete used his arms instead of legs at the Southland Festival of Running.
It had been a big month for the Southland rugby team and, in the end, it was too much.
Jamie Searle's selections for today's Winton harness meeting:
All Blacks escape with test victory after late Malakai Fekitoa try.
Southland's championship rugby campaign is over after a 23-18 loss to Manawatu in Palmerston North.
Now it's Richie McCaw's turn to have a crack at adding to the mayhem inside the Wallabies' camp.
Sudden death rugby has become familiar territory for the Southland Stags as they prepare to face Manawatu.
Ricky Gutsell is playing down his chance for a sixth Southland Marathon title tomorrow.
More than 400 people are expected to line up in the Ascot Park Hotel Southland Festival of Running tomorrow - and there's still room for more in the 10k and 5k events.
NATHAN BURDON - The Southland TimesOPINION: It's going to be fascinating to see just how far Jarryd Hayne can go in the NFL, writes Nathan Burdon.
In 2001, Bryan Milne pulled on the Stags jersey for the first time.
There are few people in the world who can make a statement that running a marathon is their speed work - however Vajin Armstrong is one of those.
Southland brothers Damon and Brendon Leitch have been handed an opportunity many drivers only dream of.
Bets have already started over how fast Team Cromwell will complete the Highlands Motorsport Park's lap record.
It's been a hollow victory for Gore boxer Aaron Lay, who retained his Under 80kg title without stepping in the ring.
Habibti won the Canterbury Park Trotting Cup in record time last week - five days after her foal was born.
Nathan Burdon takes a look at the five things the Southland Stags need to do to beat the Turbos.
Finance, policy, governance and management might not sound like the most exciting topics when it comes to sport but they necessary .
Tracy Newton, who held a class A licence to train, has been disqualified for three years and ordered to pay $2721 in costs for presenting a horse to race with the prohibited substance, methamphetamine in its system.
Southland cricketing connections are showing encouraging form in the lead-up to the New Zealand first-class season which starts this month.
The Diamond One displayed brilliance in a barrier trial at Wingatui yesterday in preparation for a revised racing programme.
The addition of a $30,000 TBS bonus to the $50,000 stake on offer for Saturday's Ray Coupland Stakes at Ashburton was all the incentive Invercargill trainer Sabin Kirkland needed when selecting the next race for Elusive Catch.
Talemaitoga Tuapati has served a lengthy rugby apprenticeship, but it seems to now be all falling into place for the Stags hooker.
They are known as the 'Super Six'. Don Wright talks with the six volunteers who make sure Southland basketball happens.
A strong Southland men's masters team has been named to contest the 2014 Freyberg Masters tournament at Waitangi Golf Club.
When it comes to after-school activities, rural children are often left wanting.
An English cyclist who will ride with Team Cromwell in the Tour of Southland's first town team "fell in love" with the idea of a town promoting and sponsoring a team.
Georgina Bell's contribution to netball will be recognised in Auckland tomorrow night when she receives a national volunteer youth award.
Riversdale's favorite son is putting his promising sporting career on hold.
When a riderless horse canters back to the birdcage before a race starts, its not usually a signal to rush out and back it, but Doctor Eden was an exception before a maiden race at Winton on Sunday.