Northern News : April 18th 2012
9 NORTHERN NEWS, APRIL 18, 2012 SPORT Freephone 0800 162 100 For more detailed information visit: www.northtec.ac.nz Refer to our website for Terms and Conditions IT'S NOT TOO LATE to study in 2012 MyStart Be a part of our My Start youth guarantee programme for 2012 and make some life choices for your future. YOUTH GUARANTEE This programme is designed for 16 - 17 year olds who want a change, who want to enrol for full-time study, who want to learn practical skills, who are new to tertiary education and have achieved NCEA Level 1 or less. Are you 16 - 17 years old? Want a change from school? Have a fresh start? Want to learn practical skills? It costs NOTHING! (Year 1) Be a part of our youth guarantee programme and make some life choices for your future. "I was really shy. My confidence is building by being with the students here, I'm learning heaps, and I'd like to work more with forestry." Jordan is taking the forestry option as part of his My Start course. "I was in a bit of trouble but with guidance from my family and community I've found my way here. It's taught me discipline and given me a way to burn off some energy." Jordan says -- "It's never too late. You can turn your life around." Jordan Hokai My Start Tou iwi, tou wananga • Your people, your place - - - SCORES AND DRAWS BOWLS Coopers Beach Kaikohe, Houhora and Kerikeri took championship titles when Coopers Beach Bowling Club hosted the men's and women's first year championship singles and the senior championship pairs on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1. Format for the singles was 25 shots up, time limit of 1.75 hrs, no time limit for the final/ possible final. The pairs were 18 completed ends or a time limit of 1.75 hrs, no time limit for the final/ possible final. Men's first year singles section first round, the score was continued from an earlier game but had to be postponed due to rain stoppage. Kenny Mokoraka, (Kaikohe) 1 life was 9-4 up on Dave Masters (Church Road) 2 lives. The young 9-year-old bowler took a life off Dave 25-13. In the finals Kenny played some stunning draw bowls taking the title in style 25-9. The youngster has a great future and his grandparents Chester and Rose are doing a great job coaching him. Women's first year section Teri Stout (Church Road) the bye into the final, while Kyra Rapana (Houhora) played Reo King (RSA) in a one-sided game with some superb draw bowling from Kyra eliminating Reo 25-4. In the final round between Kyra won the title 25-13. Women's championship pairs finals second day saw Linda Pedro and Jo Hood of Kerikeri take the championship 16-8 against Coopers. Men's championship pairs: Shaun Haynes and Grant Beckett (Okaihau) eliminated Kerikeri. They now go into the finals to play Peter Dorreen and Paul Huxtable (Kaitaia combined). Fifteen teams took part in the mixed pairs championship on Tuesday, April 3. The format was 4 games of 1 hour on wins, ends, points to obtain the top 4 qualifiers who then played sudden death of 45 minutes. Top Qualifiers: Dennis Breckon, Margaret Wildbore 4 wins. 27 ends, 64 points; Tony Hunt, Carol Sell 4 wins, 23 ends, 38 points; Jack Hughes, Carol Smith 3 wins, 23 ends, 40 points; Trevor Smith, Linda Hunt 3 wins, 21 ends, 39 points. In the final Trevor, with his lime green bowls, and Linda were too good for Jack and Carol and took the title 7-1. Kerikeri Fell Engineering Easter 2x4x2 pairs was played in glorious weather on Friday, April 6 at Kerikeri. Results: Robin & Christine Sheffield 1; David & Joanna Hood 2; Graeme & Christine Hodren 3. 3-bowl pairs sponsored by Emery Tableware and N.Z. China Clays, Wednesday, April 11. Results: Paul Vegar & Ellaine Albury 1; Ron Clarke & Clive Barnes 2; Peg & Goldie Waddell 3. Far North Entries and venues for junior bowlers 1 to 5 years champ of champ singles. Events will be held Saturday, 21 and Sunday 22 April, men's section at Kaikohe and women's at Kerikeri bowling clubs. Finals will be held at Kerikeri. Men's section: Murray Pope -- Coopers Beach, Grant Beckett -- Kaikohe, Alan Thom -- combined, Roger Black -- Kawakawa, Tyrone Richmond -- Kohukohu, Harold Yukich -- Okaihau, Monty Wynyard -- Opononi, Bob Mills -- Oruru, Darren Sigley -- Russell, Dave Williams -- Waitangi, the player from Kaeo still to come. Women's section: Delphine Edwards -- Coopers Beach, Adele Gardner -- Far North RSA, Pearl Tahana -- combined, Dorothy Hardy -- Church Road, Maudina Milner -- Kawakawa, Paula DuPloy -- Kerikeri, Esther Uden -- Kohukohu, Emma Saville/Burley -- Okaihau, Ana Pipi -- Opononi, Pania Sigley -- Russell, Rebekah Papera -- Waitangi. Report time 8.30am trial ends before 9am start, bring markers. BRIDGE Kerikeri Club Monday, April 2 Fishbone pairs N/S: 1 S Douglas & W Griffiths 58.93; 2 A Hartstein & S Skarupsky 58.63; 3 M Driesbock & R Shearstone 56.55. E/W: 1 V Pearson&KSmitheram 60.71; 2 J Berrington & Di Sadler 55.95;3DMerchant&GSmith 50.60. Thursday, April 5 Makana pairs N/S: 1 L Dickinson & D Horsman 57.14; 2 S Douglas & S Parker 53.97; 3 J Harsveld & A Purdie 52.12. E/W 1 M Kennedy & D Russell 60.12; 2 A Ellis & P Shearstone 56.55; 3 J Cottle & D Skinner 55.65. Monday, April 9 Fishbone pairs N/S: 1 T Simmonds & H Young 64.58; 2 S Douglas & W Griffiths 55.95; 3 M Forbes & T True 55.06. E/W: 1 L Dickinson & M Kennedy 67.56; 2= J Harsveld & A Purdie and S Brown & M Driesbock 51.79. Thursday, April 12 Makana pairs N/S: 1 J Harsveld & A Purdie 68.06; 2 M Kennedy & D Russell 61.57; 3 S Douglas & S Parker 56.48. E/W: 1 B Oates & Di Sadler 57.18; 2 L Dickinson & D Horsman 55.79; 3 A Ellis & P Shearstone 53.24. Paihia Club Tuesday, April 3 Crawford Cup 3 Howell: 1 B Jepson&PMoffat 60.42; 2 A Bowey & Di Sadler 59.65; 3 T Howart&DMerchant 59.24. Thursday, April 5 B Oates handicap 1 (3) N/S: 1 M Butcher & T Morris 65.83;2GSmith&D Wesson 62.90; 3 A Bowey & N Shuker 56.67. E/W:1MNeumann&E Williamson 54.50; 2 A Rosman & A M Sharp 53.22;3PMcNicoll & B Oates 51.00. Tuesday, April 10 handicap pairs 1 Howell:1DMerchant & W Sharland 64.82; 2 M Butcher & T Morris 63.36; 3 B Oates & E Williamson 61.06. Friday April 13 B Oates handicap 4N/S:1JForder&ARosman 65.00; 2 J Arkinstall & A Thomson 52.92; 3 D Sadler & N Shuker 50.42. E/W: 1 A Bowey & V Christmas 64.58; 2 C Fairweather & B Oates 54.58; 3 Di Sadler&AMSharp 52.08. Final Barbara Oates handicap pairs: 1 Angela Bowey 59.86; 2 N Shuker 58.19; 3 A Thomson 57.36. GOLF Waitangi Golf Club Ladies results. Sunday, April 8 LGU & putting: S Work 72, 1; C Garland 76, 2. Mid-week April 11, LGU & putting: Silver -- G Stephens 72, 1; D Sheridan 78, 2; Bronze 1: P Crawley 70,1; M Sinclair 73, 2; R Hanlon 76, 3. Bronze 2: J Dawson 77, 1; R Wilderspoon 78, 2. Twos: P Crawley, M Atkinson. Hidden holes jackpotted. 9 -olers April 11 drawn pairs: Midge & Elaine 27, 1. Threes: A Morris, M Robertson. Bay of Islands Kerikeri Men's golf, Wednesday, April 11, David Reid Homes combined pairs stableford competition. Results: Graham Gaston and Graham Minhinnick 77 points, 1; Phil Marsh and Don Wilson 76 points, 2; Thomas Burt and Paul Cheeseman 75 points, 3; Derek Dent and Richard Midgley 73 points. 4. Hidden holes winners: Richard Midgley, Bob Wolff and Kevin Stratful. Two's winners: Robin Jamieson, Phil Sharp, Blair Houlihan, Jim Chambers and Peter Williams. Men's golf Saturday, April 14 round three Craigs Investment Partners monthly medals, a net haggle and a shoot-out qualifier. Winner of the gross medal for April was the magical Dave (Harry) Potter with a wizard 77 playing of a 12 handicap. April net medal winner was Robin Jamieson with 69. Haggle winner with a net 63 was Dave Potter, Robin Jamieson 69, 2; Mick Woods 70, 3. Two's winners: Dave Potter, Robin Jamieson and Mike Simister. RUNNING, WALKING Bay of Islands Runners and Walkers Meet 9am Saturday, April 21 at the Kaikohe end of the cycle trail out and back to Okaihau. Inquiries to Kaye 09 040 720 or Ros 09 401 8833. Dance crews in nationals Hip hopping high: Third place for Te Kura Kani dance crew puts them on their way to the national dance championships. Three dance crews from the Taitamariki Tuu Ora dance intensives have qualified to represent Northland at the Street Dance NZ national championships at the Logan Campbell Centre in the Auckland Show- g¨ rounds, April 19-21. More than 500 dancers from around the country will battle it out at the Auckland event. The three Northland crews competed at the Northland regional championships in front of over 600 spectators. Dargaville crew Undercover took second place in the varsity div- ision for 13 to 18-year- olds, with a very polished performance. Te Kura Kani from Kaikohe entered two crews, one in the juniors for nine to 12-year-olds and one in the varsity division. Both crews placed third, advancing them to the nationals in just their second ever per- formance. Rising star: Nine-year- old bowls champ Kenny Mokoraka who wins the men's first year singles. Coopers Beach Bowling Club hosts the men's and women's first year championship singles and the senior championship pairs on March 31 and April 1.
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