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Greenway are the new year 5 and 6 sports hall athletics team champions. In a field of seven schools they came out on top with a total of 374 points. Leechpool were the nearest challengers on 324.
After half term Northolmes and Plaistow/Kirdford were quick out of the blocks to make good starts with their Phase 2 netball campaigns in Division C. They both won their two matches although Northolmes go top courtesy on goal difference.
INDOOR BOWLS is a sport that can be played by people of all ages and genders. Its juniors start at 8 years of age and it has members still playing in their 80’s. It can be played at all levels from a purely social game up to really competitive inter club, county and international level. Being an indoor club the club plays ALL YEAR ROUND and play is not affected by weather conditions. It offers FREE COACHING by qualified coaches for beginners so you can ‘try before you buy’.
St Andrew’s School, Nuthurst got off to a flyer in the first second phase meeting of Division B of the Horsham District Primary Schools Netball League last week. They smashed Billingshurst, relegated from Division 1 at the end of the first phase, 9-0. In the other match played as part of a reduced programme due to the absence of two Steyning teams was between St Peter’s, Henfield and Greenway, the former running out 4-1 victors.
The Horsham District Primary Schools Basketball League moved to Collyers for the second meeting in the series of three this season. Southwater B and St Peter’s, Henfield won their respective groups leading them to contest a battle royale of a final which ended up 6-6. By the end of the match the young players spent as much time on the floor as on their feet as brute force came to be as big a factor as skill, such was the desire to win. Billingshurst won their play-off against Southwater comprehensively to take third spot. Positions are now key for each meeting as they will contribute to an overall final score at the end of meeting 3.
Shipley Bowmen are inviting archers to participate in its Charity Shoot on Sunday 8th March, at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre. Doors open at 4.30, event starts at 5pm. All the details are on the attached Entry Form. The club is raising money for Bethan's Fund, so this is not the 'normal' type of competition. It wants people to come along and have fun - and donate loads of money to a good cause. Everyone over the age of 8 is welcome, and beginners stand the same chance as good archers, so why not form a team of 4 with family, friends, work colleagues?
Horsham Junior Baseball Club have started running some indoor baseball taster sessions in preparation for the forthcoming baseball season. The baseball taster sessions are taking place at Billingshurst Leisure Centre on Wednesday evenings from 6-7pm for 8-13 year old boys and girls and cost just £2 per session. The sessions will be running every Wednesday up until Easter except 18th February which is half term. There is no need to book a place – just turn up and have fun! These sessions are for both new players who would like to try this exciting sport and existing players. All equipment is provided but if you have your own baseball glove you are more than welcome to bring it along.
St Peter’s School, Henfield put down a marker at the first meeting of this season’s Horsham District Primary Schools Basketball League by topping proceedings. In round 1 of matches they carved up Steyning C but met tough resistance from Billingshurst 20-16 before winning out closely in round 2 of matches, pipping Henfield 12-10 in the decisive match. In group 2 Southwater B got promoted, narrowly ousting Billingshurst, to ensure they will start the second meeting in the top group whilst in the third group St Peter’s’ second string came out on top. All told an excellent night of basketball fun!
Phase 2 of the Horsham Primary Schools Netball League got off to its Division A start last week with a meeting that involved some excellently contested matches. Southwater Junior Academy and Holbrook both opened confidently with two wins and Southwater lie top courtesy of goal difference. Promoted Slinfold and Shelley both made promising starts in elevated company winning one each whilst winless All Saints and St Mary’s will lick their wounds and come back next meeting hoping for better.
Southwater Junior Academy's year team won the 3+4 Sports Hall Athletics Competition run at Collyers last week. They surpassed Greenway, another sports hall athletics superpower, by just six points. The event was as exciting as ever with children taking part in in a range of track and field disciplines and the action being accompanied by a crescendo of noise generated by over 250 children accumulated from a bumper entry of nine schools. Thanks go to coach, Dave Ingram, and Collyers' sports leaders for keeping the proceedings in good order!