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.
The stellar inside and outside play of the Canterbury Metro basketball team was the secret to its success.
Two talented young Canterbury male gymnasts have been awarded junior development scholarships.
Triumph at the under-18 national hockey tournament was extra sweet for the Canterbury men's team.
Most people dream of representing their country in one sport, but Cam Bailey has aspirations to make it in three.
There were varied results for Canterbury sides at last week's age-group netball nationals in Dunedin.
Rangi Ruru's Rosie Elliott captures gold and silver at international event in Rarotonga.
Rising track star Rosa Flanagan has set herself a goal of making the final at the world junior champs in Oregon.
St Andrew's College beaming after two of their students won junior titles at the national cross country champs.
Three of Canterbury's top young hockey players are ready to embrace the sport's exciting new format at August's Youth Olympics.
Christchurch gymnast Millie Williamson credits her Youth Olympics selection to training regularly with older competitors.
Catherine Shields has helped Ohio State University win the National Collegiate Athletic Association rowing champs.
Canterbury kayak sprinter Danielle Currie has been named for in the NZ squad for the under-23 world championships.
Winning a national college championship in the United States is now one of life's highlights for Julian Svoboda.
Christchurch fencer Sheldon Ogilvie laughs when he reflects back on his first competition six years ago.
Sean Eustace drew on previous disappointment to spur him to victory at a Canterbury cross-country championship.
Damian McKenzie was certainly noticed in the Junior All Blacks' opening win at the Junior Rugby World Cup.
Christchurch Boys' High No 8 Jesse Houston says his team did not want to be the ones to slip up against Christ's College.
Rising Canterbury netball talent Charlotte Elley has added a vice-captain accolade to her growing CV.
American teen impresses at Burnside academy
Nia Toliver has only been in Christchurch a few weeks, but has already impressed Burnside High's rugby academy.
Top Canterbury women's footballer Meikayla Moore is building up for the under-20 women's World Cup in Brazil.
Cashmere High School's Cameron Avery wasn't the quickest runner in the field at the Canterbury secondary schools road race, so he had to be the smartest.
Two Canterbury riders have gained selection in the NZ youth squad for the Young Rider Championship in Melbourne.
Young Christchurch driver James Munro will return to Shanghai to contest round two of the Formula Masters China Series.
St Margaret's College were knocked out at the semifinal stage of the national college netball series.
Shou Nisbet wrote his name into the NBL records on Friday night, but for him it was just another game.
Canterbury basketball starlet Tessa Boagni will head to California State University in July on a four-year scholarship.
Christchurch student Cayleb Martin is finalising preparations for the world championships in Rotterdam.
No-one showed more progress during the NZ secondary school netball trials than Marian College's Jessica Shaw.
Jessica Shaw named in NZ secondary schools preliminary squad to attend a final camp in Auckland next week.
Canterbury United's Shawn O'Brien has scored eight goals in six games for league leaders Cashmere Technical.
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Villa Maria College swimmer Emily Rennell has created quite the splash over the past fortnight.
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St Andrew's College's athlete Ari Graham will be able to fire a gentle barb at training partner and leading New Zealand middle distance runner Angie Smit.
The Canterbury-dominated New Zealand youth polo team have toppled their Australian counterparts.
There isn't much about Olivia Podmore's track cycling ability that surprises coach Hamish Ferguson anymore.