Category: Sport

A weekend of teamwork and fun at Grey Bieling hockey tournament

The First Hockey Team beat Framesby High 5 – 0 at the Greg Beling tournament. The festival was held in East London in March. It was the first time a St Michael’s team participated in the tournament, which heightened the excitement about the event.

Thrown in at the deep end

At the beginning of the Term 1 Exeat weekend, a group of wide-eyed, super-excited SMS swimmers departed for the annual highlight for swimmers – the Midmar Mile. It is the world’s largest open-water swimming event that attracted over 13 000 entries this year.

Enthusiasm and fun triumph at gala

You’ll probably experience the memory of the St Michael’s gala in January like it is from a bygone era; an era where events happened during the year at school. The gala was one of very few events in 2020.

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2020

KHOTHATSO RAMAEMA The 42nd edition of the biggest timed bicycle race in the world was held on 8 March 2020. The route, that is approximately 108 km long, circles the Cape peninsula. It starts and finishes in the shadow of Table Mountain. In 1978, John Stegmann and Bill Mylrea organised this race because they wanted […]

St Michael’s support the Bokke

Rugby fever in South Africa peakedwhen SiyaKolisi and his team reached the quarter finals. Girls wore green to show their support. on Friday before the World Cup Final, St Michael’s decided to get serious.

Nobiel Kifuabala gives others wings

VICTRIX LUDORUM 2020, Netball Player of the Year, athlete per excellence … Nobiel Kifuabala wears all these hats with humility and happiness.

Get ready for a comeback

St. Michael’s, despite all efforts, has never been a school that excels at sports. Despite a few small victories, the sporting standard of the school never seems to match the academic standard. One sport that perfectly fits that description, is swimming – and this fact has not gone unnoticed. Now, there is hope – there is currently a renewed focus on making swimming at St Michael’s a success.

Sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie the ultimate winners at the 2016 All Girls’ Festival

LA ROCHELLE GHS and Paarl GHS were the co-hosts of the 20th annual National All Girls’ Schools’ Sport and Cultural Festival, which took place from 1 – 4 May in Paarl. The Festival was attended by 22 girls’ schools from across the country and 1 300 girls, educators, and parents were expected to visit the town.

Netball goes from strength to strength

Manu Kifuabala added vigour to the Saint Michael’s netball season when she was selected to play wing attack for the U.17A Free State Netball Team. She is also the captain of the St Michael’s First Netball Team where she has played n different positions. Manu has an amazing ability to read and direct the game and to get the ball to the goal circle.

Marked improvement in First Hockey Team performance

‘SAINTS ON 3 –  1, 2 ,3 … SAINTS!’ This chant immediately puts the First Team in match mode. The team strive to maximise their mental strength and physical endurance and to cultivate patience – not only with their teammates but also with themselves. As Mr Van Wyk says, ‘Rome was not built in a day’.