Karoo Athletics Meeting


On Friday 1 February Daniel Short took part in the Regional Athletics trails at Collie Koeberg Stadium. Lovely sunny weather ensured for a great display of talent and skill. Daniel competed to the best of his ability and held the school’s name high.
Following his excellent performance, Daniel has been selected to compete in the Sarah Baartman athletics meeting, to be held in Port Elizabeth on the 15th of February.
100m boys U11 – 1st
80m boys U11 – 2nd





Twelve of Union High School’s athletes competed at the Karoo Athletics meeting, held on Saturday, 2 February, at the Collie Koeberg Athletics Stadium. The participants recorded the following summary of achievements: 6 Gold medals, 1 Silver Medal and 3 Bronze Medals.

The following learners performed well on the day:

First Places

Marche Green, High Jump, Girls u/17
Erin Mitchell, High Jump, Girls u/16
Dylan Petitt, Javelin, Boys u/15
Rosslyn Sparks, Discus, Girls u/19
Matthew Carelse, 400 m and 800 m, Boys u/17

Second Places

Iviwe Ndame, 800 m, Boys u/19

Third Places

Soyama Mbobi, 100 m, Boys u/19
Iviwe Ndamane, 400 m, Boys u/19
Dylan Petitt, Shotput, Boys u/15

Fourth Place

Singalakha Mapekula, 200 m, Girls u/14

The following learners qualified to represent the Karoo Athletics Team at the CACADU Mega District Meeting to be held at the PE Oval on Saturday, 23 February:

Best of luck to all athletes competing during the next round