There isn't a better way to reaffirm your commitment to a sport than win the world championships at the first attempt.
Two Christchurch athletes have been selected by Snowsports NZ for the World Junior Ski and Snowboarding Championships.
Linwood Rugby Club has looked to bolster its young players after scrapping subscription fees to the club for the under-6 and under-8 grades.
Taking home two medals from the national rowing championships last week in Twizel, 17-year-old Lucy Hutchinson is ready to take the next step in her rowing career.
Taking her clubs on a family holiday to California proved a masterstroke for young golfer Nicole Hamilton-Cross.
Christchurch runners Ari Graham and Harriet Bush impressed at national secondary schools athletics champs in Whanganui last weekend.
The 25th annual national secondary schoolboy cricket finals are being contested at Lincoln this week.
Sean Eustace, the New Zealand under-18 3000m champion, has been awarded the Brian Taylor Memorial Scholarship for next year.
The school year may be winding down, but it's still all go on the sports front, with a number of summer school tournaments on the horizon.
Improving on last year's third place finish will be Rangi Ruru's aim at next week's national secondary schoolgirls cricket finals in Palmerston North.
Capturing women's national football league title would be perfect farewell present for Mainland Pride midfielder Mikayla Wieblitz.
Promising Canterbury softball pitcher hopes college scholarship will help her clinch place on Junior White Sox world champs team.
Team determined to surprise at their first appearance at the national secondary schools' sevens finals.
Caleb Cross will be the envy of his classmates when he experiences the lifestyle of a V8s driver.
Oceania and NZ u19 cross-country mountain bike champion Ben Oliver to join the NZXC racing team.
Christchurch Boys' High will be gunning for a remarkable seventh national schoolboy cricket title in 10 years next month.
Consistency was king at the last weekend's Canterbury regional skateboarding finals at the Washington Way Skatepark.
Winning a bronze medal at the world junior rowing champs has sparked Hugo Elworthy's hunger for more medals.
Talented secondary school atheletes get night in the spotlight at 24th annual Zonta Canterbury awards.
Place at the national cricket tournament on the line when Christchurch Boys' meet Christ's College at Hagley Oval today.
Burnside High School's Wai Ling Chan outwitted her rivals to become a national fencing champion at the weekend.
Mary Goulding's decision to quit netball and concentrate on basketball has paid dividends.
Mainland Pride's Rebecca Lake is the first recipient of the Connetics youth football scholarship.
Canterbury gymnast Courtney McGregor has been named New Zealand women's artistic gymnast of the year.
Canterbury Country secured the spoils at the under-13 girls' basketball nationals in Dunedin on Saturday.
St Margaret's College capped off a stellar netball season, achieving their highest placing at last week's secondary schools nationals.
Canterbury scholastic surf team had successful campaign at the national secondary schools championships in Taranaki.
Rising Canterbury football talent Meikayla Moore has ambitions to compete at a third World Cup by her 19th birthday.
Burnside High and Rangiora High exceeded expectations at last week's secondary schools basketball nationals.
Cashmere High fencer Sheldon Ogilvie hopes strong effort at Youth Olympics will act as a springboard for success.
Teen riders Ben Oliver and Shannon Hope dominate at NZ secondary schools mountain bike champs in Dunedin.
Boys' High centre plays game of his life
Christchurch Boys' High's Tui Samuelu played the biggest game of his young rugby career alongside his former schoolmate.
Natalie Allen has been able to witness St Andrew's College's transformation as a netball force first-hand.
Canterbury head into the inaugural Jock Hobbs Memorial national under-19 rugby tournament in top form.
Canterbury secondary school students have been flat out at national and South Island winter tournament week.
Senior A netball team confident they can bounce back from last year's poor showing at national secondary school championship.
He's more than two metres tall and ripped with muscles, but 16-year old Tim Unwin is an intelligent, soft-talking gentle giant.
St Margaret's College's senior A netball side have pulled of a rare achievement - winning trophies on consecutive days.
Christchurch Boys' High vice-captain Alex Nankivell credits a unified team culture as the key to their stellar rugby season.
Sneaky school rugby teams who boost lower grade sides with better players could be caught out.
A proposed new Christchurch-based player academy will better prepare young SI players for moves to NRL clubs.
Christchurch Boys' High captain Sean Forster hopes it will be third time lucky in a college rugby final on Saturday.
Andrew Thomas is on a triple-goal mission. He wants to win a world title, break a world record and bench press three times his body weight.
Switch off and you'll be punished. That's the message Timaru Boys' High first XV rugby coach Shane Enright is trying to send.
St Margaret's College have built a hockey dynasty after again winning the Canterbury premier schoolgirls' title.
Christchurch Boys' High's diminutive forward pack have been integral to the side's unbeaten journey to Saturday's Press Cup rugby semifinals.
Canterbury athletes performed strongly at Glasgow and many have been graduates of The Press' youth sport page.
A 16-year-old from St Andrew's College played in two US golf tournaments over the school break.
Avon Rowing club member wins women's coxless pair title at the under-23 world championships in Italy.
At 2.03m tall and with the ability to hurtle a ball at 135kmh, Kyle Jamieson is an intriguing Canterbury cricket prospect.