SPORT WAIKATO COLUMN
Apologies – this is actually today in Putaruru from 10am to noon at the Putaruru Pool. Open to club and casual swimmers. Cost is pool entry and the course will be run by Chris Jolly ( SportsForce Swimming) and Jo Sullivan ( silver instructor). Contact Chris Jolly to see if she has spaces left on 027 233 6149.
ECHO Walking Festival
This year the South Waikato will be part of the ECHO Walking Festival with walks taking place in the South Waikato from Saturday, March 29 until Sunday, April 6. All walks are guided with some easier and child friendly with others catering for the ‘‘ experienced’’ walker. Brochures are available from Sport Waikato, Waikato River Trails, and the Tirau and Tokoroa Information centre, or you can register for the walks online at www. echowalkfest. org. nz. For further details or inquiries contact Gilly on 027 471 5968.
Parafed Waikato – 3 on
Technique 3 Wheelchair Basketball Competition
Saturday, March 1, 10am-3pm. $20 per team (4 or 5 players per team) – everyone can play ( able bodied and disabled), wheelchairs provided. South Waikato Sport & Events Centre. No experience necessary, get your friends and whanau together and meet Danny McBride, NZ rower and NZ Wheelchair basketball champion. To register or for more details contact Chloe Wickman (apologies for the wrong name last week), SportsForce Parafed Development Officer 027 494 5587 or email email@example.com
Sport Maker – Nominate a Sporting Volunteer
Every month merchandise is distributed throughout the Waikato region, so keep those nominations coming in. From the coaches and officials, to the uniform washers and administrators, a Sport Maker is someone who volunteers their time and effort for sport in the Waikato region. Nominate the Sport Maker that makes a difference in your sport by clicking on the link below. All nominees go in the monthly draw for the chance to receive some awesome sporting gear. Take the time to nominate and reward a local Sport Maker who helps you and your sport. www. sportwaikato.org
Tokoroa Hash House Harriers
The Tokoroa Hash House Harriers are gathering in Leith Place, ( McDonald’s end), at 6pm tonight for an interesting mystery trails for walkers and runners. We usually finish the stop/ start trail within an hour. Come along and try it out.
Tokoroa Business House Tennis
Starts on Tuesday, January 28 for the FebruaryMarch series. Teams of four to play from 6pm to 7.30pm. New teams welcome or we can place you in a team. Contact Denise on 886 9146 or 022 091 3701 by January 25. Round 2 Thursday, January 23 6pm 1 MIA v Mezcars (Motley crew); 2 Little cars v E park boys b(Rustys); 3 Kokopops v Jedi (Sting); 4 Epark boys v Unknowns (Fast); 5 Tear it up v Local as (Intense gamers); 6 5O9 v Excusia (Carters crocs); 7 Sport crew v Tap n go (Mooloos); 8 Bulalas v Touch of class (R n B); 9 Spirit D v Crazy horses (Da udders). 6.45pm 1 Motley crew v Hit em up (MIA); 2 Rustys v Just 4 fun (L kheez); 3 Sting v Razzamatazz (Kokopops); 4 Fast v Step n up (E park boys); 5 Intense gamers v Hydroz (Tear it up); 6 Carters crocs v L kheez (5O9); 7 Mooloos v Churchies (Sport crew 0; 8 R n B v Far ques (Bulalas); 9 Da udders
v MOT (Spirit D). Round 3 Thursday, January 30 6pm 1 Motley crew v MOT (Crazy horses); 2 Rustys v Hit em up (Unknowns); 3 Sting v Just 4 fun (Local as); 4 Fast v Razzamatazz (E park boys B); 5 Intense gamers v Step n up (Excusia); 6 Carters crocs v Hydroz (Touch of class); 7 Mooloos v L kheez (Tap n go); 8 R n B v Churchies (Mezcars); 9 Da udders v Far ques (Jedi) 6.45pm 1 MIA v Crazy horses (MOT); 2 Little cars v Unknowns (Hit em up); 3 Kokopops v Local as (Just 4 fun); 4 E park boys v Excusia (Razzamatazz6); 5 Tear it up v Tap n go (Step n up); 6 5O9 v Touch of class (Hydroz); 7 Sport crew v E park boys B (L kheez); 8 Bulalas v Mezcars (Churchies); 9 Spirit D v Jedi (Far ques).
Co-ordinator – South Waikato District