Former White Fern Rowan Milburn is stepping in the boxing ring for the first time to support South Canterbury's talented young sportspeople.
President Lawrie Barnes said a diminishing membership and rising costs meant there was little choice but to close the club.
The Hanan Shield primary school under-48kg and under-65kg rugby teams have impressed so far this season.
Highlanders pre-season match
The Crusaders are coming back to Timaru for their first pre-season game of the 2015 Super Rugby season.
Christchurch is still in contention to host a Davis Cup New Zealand men's tennis tie for the first time in 15 years.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist to turn his back on the track to go professional on the road in Europe.
Talented Pleasant Point first-five Bryce Shearer has been named in the New Zealand Heartland under-19 team.
Impressive ride from Olympian
Olympian Marc Ryan took out the Twizel to Timaru bike classic after an impressive ride by the five-strong scratch bunch.
Former ABs can't prevent South Canty keeping pace with Buller, who continue to break records in the Heartland Championship.
Darren Galbraith is celebrating a break-through victory in Timaru's ''Spring Rally'' through the Kakahu Forest.
A classy scratch bunch will be the ones to beat in the annual Twizel to Timaru bike race with the prestigious Rudge Whitworth Cup up for grabs.
Former All Black hooker Hika Elliott is recovering from injury and proving a real asset to Poverty Bay.
JACOB PAGE - The Timaru HeraldOPINION: Yellow cards seem to be a bail out option for referees to maintain control in rugby matches.
Siblings on football path to success
A Timaru brother and sister duo are rising soccer stars, with one capturing the national selectors' attention.
Timaru man Roger Wills tasted success at the Goodwood Revival meeting in England, lifting the prestigious Richmond Trophy.
Mavis Thompson took up petanque after her husband Ron was one short in a team.
Poverty Bay is set to test South Canterbury's Heartland title credentials when the sides meet in Timaru tomorrow.
Construction of a horse arena at St Kevin's College is finally under way.
Triplet's Jamee, Chloe and Erana Temoananui have all made the Hanan Shield secondary school girls rugby team.
The South Canterbury under-18 rugby team had a convincing 39-15 win over Mid Canterbury.
Motorsport NZ has approved four 20 car street races during this year's Waimate 50 event.
Marlborough vineyard owner combines wining and driving as right-hand man for NZ's leading rally car driver, Hayden Paddon.
Olympian Marc Ryan took out Cycling Timaru's 120km Kiwi Rosebowl when he outsprinted co-marker Reon Park for a brilliant first and fastest time.
Athletes looking for a challenge should get ready for the multi-sport extravaganza, the Dobson Dash.
Kayaking will make a welcome return to the Twizel Hard Labour Weekend multisport event.
Shot putter's 56-event undefeated run goes on ice due to likely surgery on injury that's dogged her.
Kiwi golfer set for a couple of weeks off, but will not use that time to have surgery she needs on troublesome left wrist.
A desire to do something different led Matthew Musson to take up fencing.
Boxing Day test won't become a Christchurch tradition, but city set for plenty of international cricket over next few years.
Heartland Championship hotting up at halfway mark and unbeaten Buller, NZ's smallest union, are the surprise package so far.
South Canterbury rugby coach Chester Scott said lessons will be learned after his team's 19-10 top-of-the-table loss to Buller in Westport on Saturday.
Regan Wylie won the Kodiak Cage Wars welterweight title in a matter of minutes against Aaron Taylor in a bloodbath fight on Saturday.
Hayden Paddon has recorded the best finish of his brief four-race career, continuing his impressive development throughout a breakthrough season.
New Zealand were pushed to the brink in a pulsating 14-10 win over South Africa in Wellington.
The All Blacks withstand a late onslaught from the Springboks to eke out a 14-10 win in Wellington.
Buller emerged as the team to beat in the Heartland Championship with a 19-10 win over South Canterbury.
Kiwi rally driver holds his own in Rally Australia, maintaining his sixth-place ranking on the second day.
Kodiak Cage Wars take place at the Timaru Southern Trust Events Centre for the fifth time tonight.
Professional motocross rider and coach Peter "Broxy" Broxholme believes Waitaki Boys' High School's (WBHS) motocross programme is among the best in the country.
Terry Taylor lives and breathes tennis.
Right now Timaru woman Lizelle Pelser will be in Fiji preparing to spar against Oceania's best karate competitors.
South Canterbury coach expects a real challenge in their top of the table Heartland clash with Buller tomorrow.
Luke Brownlee isn't a household name in New Zealand rugby but perhaps he should be.
The Timaru Gymnastics Club shone at the South Island Gymnastics competition in Timaru.
The Waitara Gymsports team collected 14 medals at the Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus in Taupo last weekend .
Hayden Paddon hopes his knowledge of Coffs Harbour roads will ensure his WRC campaign resumes smoothly.
South Canterbury face Buller in the Heartland Championship on Saturday in unusual circumstances for both teams.
South Canterbury sit atop the Heartland Championship after they ran in seven tries against Wairarapa Bush.
Craighead finished 12th at the South Island secondary school basketball premierships in Nelson.
Timaru's Roly Green jokes that he doesn't remember too much about a big rugby game 64 years ago.