Five young, talented South Canterbury basketballers are set to get a big opportunity after being selected in New Zealand Koru teams.
Stu Piddington takes a look back on the highlights and those on the rise.
Mid Canterbury timed their Meads Cup run to perfection but it was not without some nervous moments.
Central South Island Fish and Game councillors and staff received strong commendation from the public at their annual meeting.
Glasgow silver medallist Tom Walsh will be the headline act at the Lovelock Memorial meeting on January 3.
Timaru Boys' High School's First XI will face some tough competition when they head to Australia in the new year.
Stand-in South Canterbury women's sevens coach Ken Wills would like to see the union get behind a club sevens or similar competition.
Rugby league set to make another appearance on South Canterbury sports scene, with a new team, fresh approach and change in direction.
Timaru's Eileen Morris was graded for her first black belt 19 years ago and has just completed her fourth dan.
Timaru hockey umpire Ben Grant is happy after his first major international appointment.
Hayden Paddon is set to return to the World Rally Championship with an expanded programme in 2015.
Two Tennis South Canterbury juniors Dougal Gibson and George McAleer have netted back-to-back singles titles.
The South Canterbury sevens side have qualified for the national tournament on the back of two superb wins over Southland.
Roncalli/Celtic moved into second place in the Twenty20 competition with a win over Temuka and on Saturday became the first team to dismiss Celtic this season.
Rugby refs could be in short supply in South Canterbury next season unless a recruitment drive has success.
South Canterbury women's sevens team has to drop a key player after falling foul of the eligibility rules.
South Canterbury Rugby Union chairman Brent Isbister will have to fight for his place on the board.
Rookie Southland sevens coach Damien Pine says it is a changing of the guard.
Professional cricketer Hannah Linton is set to make her South Canterbury rugby sevens debut tomorrow.
The South Canterbury men's bowls team had a less than memorable day at the annual quadrangular tournament in Temuka.
Craighead student one of stars of NZ Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships in Whanganui.
South Canterbury have Southland in sights as they look to qualify for NZ Sevens tournament at Mt Maunganui.
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Oamaru man Peter Wylie has been selected to represent New Zealand at the 2015 Disabled World Bowls in Wellington.
Gleniti's Ginny Bolderston was the shining light for Aorangi South Canterbury, notching two wins at women's NZ Interprovincial at Lochiel.
Barry Matthews has been confirmed as the new South Canterbury Heartland rugby head coach.
South Canterbury struggled in the annual quadrangular bowls tournament at the Westend Bowling Club last weekend.
Jay Abernethy added another milestone for the season with his win in the series for brother reinsmen at Oamaru on Saturday.
Sam Porter's 77 runs and four wickets, including a hat-trick, dominated Waimate's win against Roncalli/Celtic.
Waimate took out the women's lawn bowls Moore Shield in dramatic style.
Aorangi finished its New Zealand Interprovincial tournament on a high with a 5-0 thrashing of Taranaki.
Four-time Grand Prix motorcycle road racing world champion Hugh Anderson still has plenty of revs despite being 78.
Most Canterbury rivers are seeing anglers catching good sea-run trout at the river mouths.
After racing motorbikes for 16 years, a Timaru man has found it doesn't just rain but it pours.
Aorangi men's golf team finally find their feet at national Interprovincial in Hamilton, but have a tree to thank for half with Canterbury.
Laura Fairweather and Emma Foy will wear rainbow jerseys as NZ para-cycling team chases qualification points for Rio Paralympics this weekend.
The future of WRC driver Hayden Paddon looks bright with two teams chasing his signature for 2015.
South Canterbury athletes should be among titles and medals at NZ Secondary School's Track and Field Championships in Wanganui.
Young Ashburton rider Isabella Smith took the line honours in Timaru Cycling Club's 55km handicap race for the Bert Thin Trophy.
Fairlie man Colin McKinnon has been made a life member of the Mackenzie Rugby Football Club.
Former Otago first-five will lead the panel in charge of finding South Canterbury's next Heartland coach.
Talented Temuka sportsman now a double international having also played tennis for New Zealand.
The veterans starred in the latest double-header round of senior T20 matches played over the weekend.
Waihi School's Harrison Darling is the South Island primary school tennis champion.
Travis Cook is the big talking point in the Aorangi men's golf team heading to the New Zealand Interprovincial.
Five coaches have applied to take charge the South Canterbury Heartland side.
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Union will have its biggest change of faces around the board table in a long time at its annual meeting
Timaru speedskater Nicole Begg took out the Wuyishan International Marathon in China from a strong field.
Teams batting second won easily with smaller run chases due to the wet weather in South Canterbury senior cricket on Saturday.