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North West Ju Jitsu students claim victory

Written by Christelle Niemandt. Posted in Sport

images/stories/images/2019/sep2019/27sep2019/picju-t1.jpgNorth West Ju Jitsu students have claimed victory this past weekend in  the Morganti World championships held in Klerksdorp when the incredible students walked away with ten (10) gold  Six (6) silver and  four (4) Bronze medals. The champions will have to prepare themselves now for the national championships on October 19 in Kempton Park, to qualify for next year’s International tournament to be held in Valencia Spain.

Magra to play in the Top 8

Written by Christelle Niemandt. Posted in Sport

MAHIKENG MAIL - MAHIKENG: Magra FC Academy has been invited to participate in the inaugural Mamelodi Sundowns Under 10, Top 8 tournament at the Mamelodi Sundowns Academy, Clapman High School in Pretoria - on September 14.

To read the full story, read our 13 September 2019 issue.


Maftownians “Run Their Dream”

Written by Christelle Niemandt. Posted in Sport

The GoAllOut organisation (NPO-PBO Sec 18A) which consists of over 150 volunteers from the North West University, Mahikeng Secondary and Sol Plaatje Secondary Schools held its 3rd annual Run Ur Dream fundraising event last Saturday at Mahikeng Mall from where the race started and ended. The 5km colour run saw over 1000 runners take part in the event. Participants comprised of children, youth and adults who came out “to run and play”. Mahikeng has over 20 open spaces which can be turned into playgrounds for youth and can accommodate well over 26, 000 children and youth.  The organisation aims to upgrade and renovate these playgrounds over the next five years to make them attractive and safe for children and teenagers. Other activities which can accommodate a skate park for young skateboarders can also be featured in these playgrounds to be used by youngsters who usually run the risk of injury by skating on public roads. For more info/donations contact Coach Won on 074 702 1038: 

Youth Celebration games

Written by Christelle Niemandt. Posted in Sport

MAHIKENG MAIL-MAHIKENG: The North West Provincial Sports Confederation hosted Youth celebration games in Mahikeng last weekend and with four Districts that were equally represented on Basketball, Football, Netball and Volleyball respectively. 

To read the full story, read our 30 August 2019 issue.