Talented athlete takes the family legacy in his stride

NZ Herald: Theo Quax is gunning for the top of the podium. This weekend the 16-year-old Year 12 Macleans College middle distance runner will line up, barring any mishaps, in the New Zealand schools athletics nationals 1500m senior boys’ final at Waitakere’s Trusts Stadium as one of the favourites. Burning in his mind is the memory of last year’s fourth-place finish in the same event. “I’m aiming for top of the podium, hopefully, especially as I took out the under-18 club nationals in March. I’ve built a lot since last…

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Allrounder making stick shift

NZ Herald: Kristin School first XI hockey star Henry Will also juggled club hockey and a season of first XV rugby with his school commitments. Kristin first XI boys’ hockey team’s fine 2016 season cannot be attributed to just one player, but it is fair to say captain Henry Will was a key cog in their rise. The 17-year-old year 13 striker scored more than 50 goals from open play and penalty corner drag flicks in leading his side to both the SuperCity final and decider of the recent Mayhill…

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