Three Waikato players have been named in the NZ Secondary Schools rugby squad to play Australia and Fiji.
Hamilton Girls' High School have the best secondary schools sevens team on the planet.
Hamilton schools are spending huge amounts of money on sporting facilities and programmes.
Georgia Allen is taking the next step towards becoming an elite rower as she prepares for the World Junior Rowing Championships.
Hamilton Boys' High School will be aiming for a three-peat in the Chiefs region secondary schools first XV competition.
Hamilton Boys' High School wins the Sanix World Rugby Youth Invitational Tournament for a record third time.
If Hamilton Boys High School has its own arm wrestling champs, Jordan Marshall would be the likely favourite.
Matamata College proved the top Waikato school at the MotoX in the Maize motocross competition hosted by St Paul's Collegiate School and Huntly Motocross Club.
Hamilton Boys' High School's first XV are off to Japan this week for the Sanix World Rugby Youth Invitational Tournament.
There's a rare breed of softballer coming through the ranks in Waikato - four youngsters have made the New Zealand junior teams to travel to Canada later this year.
It's taken 10 years, but St Paul's Collegiate is again the ND regional title winner in the Gillette Cup.
St Paul's College is hosting a secondary schools motocross competition called Moto X in the Maize.
Huntly College continues dominance of schools' waka ama winning four trophies at Blue Lake in Rotorua.
HBHS beat St Peter's School by one wicket to win a thrilling division one match.
School rowing powerhouses stake claims for national titles after impressive showings at regatta.
Hamilton Boys' High School are within touching distance of a national touch tournament record.
Tense final to claim third title
A late drop-goal from Boys' High's first five-eighth Bryn Gatland saw his side crowned national secondary school champions.
Gatland's drop goal wins the game
The Super 8 and Chiefs Cup champions battled from behind to defeat St Kentigern College 12-10 in a heartstopping final
We'll face St Kentigern in a classic battle
Two top schools pitted against each other in a bid for secondary school rugby supremacy.
Against all odds, a Fairfield Primary School's Rippa Rugby squad did the unthinkable.
Now within two games of a national title after a convincing 39-9 win over rivals Tauranga Boys'.
The conditions were tough at times but HBHS 3rd XV has taken the Ian Foster Shield.
Hamilton Girls' High School continue their rampant run of form to be crowned champions on the Waikato secondary school girls' rugby competition.
In a ruthless display Hamilton Boys' High School first XV have thrashed Hastings Boys 76-11.
Considered a dual threat at netball and cross-country running, Marcia Jerram continues to excel in her chosen sports.
An 80-metre dash on fulltime was the difference as St Paul's Collegiate held off a late onslaught by St Peter's School from Cambridge to record a 27-20 victory in first XV action.
St Paul's Collegiate hold off St Peter's School from Cambridge in nail-biting finish.
Hamilton runner Jacob Priddey has continued his brilliant form after his triumph at the Waikato-Bay of Plenty cross country championships.
It wasn't the ideal buildup but it doesn't appear to have hampered the Waikato under-17 boys' basketball team.
ANTHONY MOMOEMAUSU - Waikato TimesThings haven't completely gone to plan for the Hamilton City under-17 netball team as they aim to finish strongly at the national tournament.
Home turf advantage saw them power 5-2 over Canterbury.
If their preparation is anything to go by, the women's quad crew could be set for a golden time at the under-23 world rowing championships.
After five rounds of the Waikato Top 8 secondary schools competition, Cambridge High School continue to dominate.
When the UCI BMX World Championships get underway in Auckland, Ryan Lewis and Todd Barry will be among those looking to fly the New Zealand flag proudly.
Shawnee Felton is aiming to finish on a high note when she contests the New Zealand secondary schools judo championships this weekend.
ANTHONY MOMOEMAUSU - Waikato TimesAs the women's Junior Black Sticks prepare to head over to Germany next week, Brooke Neal and Kim Tanner insist they will be there to win gold.
Overpower St John's in Top 8 clash
Cambridge High School first XV remain firmly on top of the table.
A foreign city, gunshots every night and a college football scholarship - welcome to this Matamata teenager's life.
ANDY MCGECHAN - Waikato TimesWatch this space because Waikato's Josiah Natzke is probably going to fill it.
Weeks after both sides battled in the final of the Chiefs Cup, Hamilton Boys High School's first XV thumped Rotorua Boys High School again.
Jacob Nelson is still coming to terms with it all but a very exciting couple of weeks looms for the rising inline hockey player.
Exams and freezing cold conditions presented obstacles along the way, but the Waikato rowers are ready to contest the 2013 World Rowing University Championships.
The opportunity to test themselves against the top Australian riders in their age group excites promising cyclists Maggie Allan and Maxyna Cottam.
Hamilton Boys High School's first XV have continued their superb form against Rotorua.
A strong defensive effort helped Tokoroa High School girls' rugby team hold on for a 14-12 win against a solid Sacred Heart Girls' College side.
Ask anyone who has had the privilege and they'll tell you there is nothing like the thrill of representing your country.
Premier league matches in the Waikato secondary schools' football competition took a back seat last weekend as the first round of the Knockout Cup kicked off.
The Tokoroa High School first XIII took on the Junior New Zealand Warriors Academy in Tokoroa, going down 48-6.
Edge out St Paul's in thriller
Both schools were battling for competition points - and honour.
A second half shutout has seen St John's College defeat Hamilton Boys' High School's 3rd XV.