22 SPORT Tuesday, June 7 2017 | NEW ERA Schools setball league gathers pace Last weekend’s FNB Namibia Classic Clashes produced fireworks in the netball discipline with schools from around the vast Khomas Region grilling each other in the battle for bragging rights and supremacy. Par excellence… St Josephs Secondary School learner Aili Johannes (middle) walked away with the sought-after ‘Vigo Heroine’ award. Classic Kauee… Kaueerike Katjiuanjo (3rd from left) from St Josephs Secondary School was deservedly voted Player of the Match in the clash against Windhoek-based Eldorado Secondary School. Future stars… Netballers from Eldorado Secondary School. Still going strong… St Josephs Secondary School (Döbra) boasts a strong tradition of dominating schools sports, especially in the netball and football disciplines. Back from the doldrums… After years in obscurity, the game of netball at the revered Augustineum Secondary School has come alive again, with the school making its presence felt in the highly competitive FNB Namibia-sponsored secondary schools netball league. In high spirits… Girls from Academia Secondary School proudly posed for a photo ahead of last weekend’s action.
Wednesday, June 7 2017 | NEW ERA SPORT 23 Schools netball comes of age Staff Reporter Windhoek The opening matches in this year’s FNB secondary schools Netball Classic Clashes brought great excitement to players, fans and parents alike when St Joseph’s High School (Döbra) defeated Eldorado Secondary School by 34 baskets to 24. In other action, Academia High School saw off cross-town rivals Augustenium Secondary School by 39 goals to 24. Academia goal attacker Jatjizavi Kavendjaa once again outclassed her rivals and walked away with the title of ‘player of the match’ for the second year in a row. Another Academia learner Maria Timoteus, won the crown of ‘Vigo Heroine’ for her overall helpfulness, notably for arranging the Classic Clashes. St Joseph’s won their clash against bitter rivals Eldorado for the second year in a row with Kaueerike Katjiuanjo crowned ‘best player of the match’ while the ‘Vigo Hero’ award went to Aili Johannes, also from St Josephs. Gordon Pokolo, Manager for Sponsorships at FNB Namibia expressed his satisfaction with the standard and spirit of the first games. He encouraged everyone to continue to attend the Classic Clashes to cheer their team on and to foster the great spirit of sportsmanship amongst scholars and competing schools. “We look forward to the next football, which pits St Paul’s and St Georges against each other while eternal rivals Delta and Jan Mohr cross swords on Friday and Saturday respectively. Unusual Challenge... Hundreds of fun walkers are expected to line up for this month’s much anticipated DHPS Big Walk/Hike Race which the organisers will stage at Farm Aris, situated approximately 14-kilometres south of Windhoek. DHPS Big Walk/Hike Race set for Farm Aris Carlos Kambaekwa Windhoek Hundreds of casual athletes and fitness fanatics are expected to brave the chilly weather in their effort to participate in the eagerly awaited and popular 14-kilometre long stretch walk/hike race. The DHPS Big Walk competition takes place at Farm Aris, south of Windhoek on the 24 June this month. . Delicious snacks, food and drinks en route to Aris and the festival will be provided ranging from ice cream, steak rolls and cakes – with event organisers making sure they will cater to everyone’s taste. Voucher Booklets valued at N and N0 have become available at the Kreutzberger building and the DHPS administration since Monday and close on Friday at 18h45, Those interested can also obtain vouchers throughout the Big Walk until 15h00 at the fair grounds. Event organizers are looking forward to a sizeable number of cheerful hikers and the visit at the DHPS- Big Walk at the “Aris” farm. NEW ERA NEWSPAPER FOR NAMIBIA CLASSIFIED ADVERT BOOKINGS CLASSIFIED ADVERT BOOKINGS • LegaL Notices • Liquor LiceNces • Legal Notices • Liquor Licences PLEASE • CONTACT • Name chaNge • Birthdays • Name Change • Birthdays • Death stephiNa Notices • Luoke • death Notices • tomBstoNe • Tombstone uNveiLiNgs Unveilings • Thank You Messages • • thaNk you messages PLEASE CONTACT Stephina Luoke Tel: (061) 27 33 23 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.newera.com.na TEL: (061) 27 33 23 e-maiL: sLuoke@Nepc.com.Na