Our fishermen are the reel thing

Sport

Two Stanfordians, Martinus Maritz (Grade 11) and Jason Freestone (Grade 10), have been selected to compete in fly fishing championships in the Czech Republic later this year. During the last two Youth Nationals, held in Douglas in 2018 and in the Western Cape in 2019, Jason Freestone and Marthinus Maritz did well enough for them to qualify for the Youth Protea trials …

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Stanford Lake College excels in track and field

Sport

The Independent Schools Athletics competition took place on Friday, January 25 January at the Peter Mokaba Athletics Stadium in Polokwane. Five schools took part in the meeting and there was fierce competition between Stanford Lake College, Curro Heuwelkruin and Pepps on the track as well as in the field events. The Stanford athletes excelled in the Long hurdles, 800m …

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Bringing the field into full colour

Sport

Stanford Lake College’s interhouse athletics day was held under a scorching Haenertsburg sun on Tuesday, January 22. The learners came together to compete, chant, sing and dance for their houses. Many boldly took on the challenge of representing their house in a discipline that is unfamiliar to them, all in the name of their team. The new grade 8’s threw themselves in …

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Valediction Service

Academics, Sport

The Stanford Lake College Valediction Service took place at the Barnyard on Friday 12 October 2018. Prizes were awarded to Matric pupils who have excelled during their time at Stanford. Mr Grant Daly, a Past District Governor of Rotary, was the guest speaker and he motivated the matrics to become involved in ‘service above self’. The awards were handed over by the Hea …

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Full Moon 120km Adventure Race in the Drakensburg

Sport

This past weekend saw 4 SLC Adventure Racing Teams take part in the Drakensberg Full Moon 120km race. Despite being in the mountains and at altitude, the demanding route and navigation were made more challenging by the high temperatures. The field was made up of 60 teams and the competition was tight as a number of teams were vying for overall winner of both the A1 an …

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