The South Canterbury men's bowls team struck gold, getting their hands on the Gordon Jolly Trophy for the first time in years.
Timaru's Nicole Begg won seven of the eights stage Hutt Valley Speed King Tour to cruise to the title.
Three South Canterbury swimmers made the top 10 in their age groups at the Bay of Islands Classic ocean swimming race.
World Rally Championship competitor Hayden Paddon is giving his South Canterbury fans a chance to say hi.
Peter Fulton has seen a few Basin Reserve pitches in his time, but nothing quite like this.
These are awkward times for Kiwi boxer Shane Cameron and his American opponent Brian Minto.
Lydia Ko's public funding is under review and almost certain to be reduced in the wake of her first big pay day.
OPINION: How many times have I written "first get the science"?
All five South Canterbury bowlers qualified for the championship section at the New Zealand Secondary School Championships at the Naenae and Lower Hutt bowls clubs yesterday.
Star enjoyed one its most dominant days in senior cricket in recent years to have Roncalli/Celtic in tatters after day one of its Tweedy Cup encounter at Mountainview High School.
South Canterbury shot putter Tom Walsh does not think he has stepped out of Jacko Gill's shadow despite eclipsing his New Zealand record on Saturday night.
OPINION: As New Zealanders, we like to consider ourselves as down-to-earth, genuine sorts, but rest assured we are not immune from the lure of a quick dollar or two.
OPINION: Only one test into the Australian leg of the Ashes, drama and controversy has erupted which will mean we're in for a spiteful second test at Adelaide starting on Thursday.
Timaru boxer Corbin Gillespie lost his semifinal bout by split decision at the national championships.
The Aorangi/South Canterbury men's national interprovincial golf team struggled with two more losses to end its winless campaign at the North Shore Golf Club.
The South Canterbury under-17 cricket team's hopes of ending their regional campaign with a victory were dashed by a magnificent 147 from Jack Lewis in their gritty 29-run loss.
Five South Canterbury lawn bowlers will represent their schools at the New Zealand Secondary Schools' Bowls Championship in Wellington.
Nicole Begg will lead a team of nine South Canterbury skaters to the Hutt Valley Speed King Tour this weekend.
Timaru Boxing Association's Joel Hill is a New Zealand champion.
Timaru's Gordon Beeby is still fizzing over the Burt Munro Challenge, and despite some success on the bike, it is the people he met that will ensure he returns next year.
The Aorangi/South Canterbury men's golf team had another tough day at the national provincial championship at the North Shore Golf Club, losing 4.5 to 0.5 to Hawke's Bay yesterday.
STU PIDDINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsFormer Ashburton College coach Shane Enright has been named head coach for the Timaru Boys' High School first XV for next year.
STU PIDDINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsTimaru's talented walker Jonathon Lord is set to take on Australia's best after being selected for New Zealand.
Former Waimate rugby player Gary Stevenson returned to his favourite hunting ground when he sprinted clear to win the St Andrews Cycling Club's Artie Peterson Memorial Trophy in Waimate.
Two records were broken at the annual South Canterbury primary schools' athletic championships at Aorangi Park.
Timaru Boxing Association's Corbin Gillespie and Joel Hill have been selected to attend the New Zealand Youth Games.
SC athletes have a good chance of picking up podium spots at the NZ Secondary Schools Athletic Championships.
West End Bowling Club's Barrie Andrews completed a rare feat after winning the Bowls South Canterbury fours title.
West End outclassed Waimate 18-12 in Bowls South Canterbury centre fours championship.
STU PIDDINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsSouth Canterbury captain Andrew Scarlett will be mixing it with the "who's who" of NZ rugby at the annual awards.
Ian Chappell didn't invent the term "sledging" in cricket, but he certainly embraced it as a player.
The Timaru Town and Country (TTCC) team of Cathy Richards, Shirley Whyte and Mary Lemon successfully defended their Women's Centre Triples title on their home green.
The South Canterbury under-17 cricket team suffered a tough two-wicket loss to Christchurch Metro Black.
The Aorangi South Canterbury men's golf team will look to get into the top 10 at the national inter-provincial tournament.
If you missed the opportunity to attend the South Canterbury Water Enhancement Group (SWEG) meeting last Monday night you missed a golden opportunity to hear progress from the three local zone committees.
Mosgiel's Claudia Hay pulled out one of the standout performances of the day to win an eventful Horse Grand Prix at the South Island Jumping Championships in Waimate.
A typically cavalier 105 not out from Temuka's Ritchie Preston saw his Temuka side home on Saturday.
South Canterbury came up trumps to win a pulsating opening Hawke Cup fixture against Otago Country by 27 runs.
Shot put star Tom Walsh has smashed the 20m barrier to shatter the Commonwealth Games qualifying standard.
Timaru Herald reporter Jacob Page continues his coverage of the Hawke Cup match-up between South Canterbury and Otago Country.
South Canterbury have unlikely edge after day one of its Hawke Cup cricket match against Otago Country.
Join Herald sports reporter Jacob Page for live periodic updates of South Canterbury's opening Hawke Cup cricket fixture against Otago Country at Aorangi Oval this weekend.
The South Canterbury cricket team have just four players returning from their Hawke Cup challenge last season to start the side's new campaign against Otago Country at Aorangi Oval today.
OPINION: The logic behind NZ Cricket refusing to allow former Canterbury and TBHS player, Ben McCord play in South Canterbury's opening Hawke Cup fixture is baffling.
The Roncalli junior girls' volleyball team finished third equal with Bayfield High School at the South Island junior championships in Christchurch yesterday.
JACOB PAGE - © Fairfax NZ NewsThere will be plenty of South Canterbury interest when Waimate hosts the two-day South Island Showjumping and Show Hunter Championships.
Eight South Canterbury secondary school athletes competed at the Otago secondary school track and field twilight meet at the Caledonian Ground in Dunedin on Wednesday.
DANIEL BIRCHFIELDOPINION: If there's anything that's been learned on the All Blacks' recently completed end-of-year tour, it's that first-five Dan Carter's career is on borrowed time.
Two Timaru sportswomen have received national call-up.
The Roncalli College junior girls' volleyball team have gone through their pool play at the Junior South Island Champs in Christchurch unbeaten and have qualified to the semifinals today.