Sports

 

SPORTS OFFERED AT ST HILDA’S

 

AEROBICS
Girls can compete as individuals, in pairs or as teams. Grades are split into Intermediate (Y7/8), Junior (Y9/10) and Secondary (Y11-13); with further breaks in the grades based on experience. Auditions are held and training begins early in Term One, and students are matched with a coach to help them devise their routines. The girls compete in the New Zealand Competitive Aerobics Federation (NZCAF) Regional Competition in early August. Here, they can qualify to attend the national competition which is held in September.

ATHLETICS
During Terms 1 and 4. St Hilda’s has a school wide Athletic Sports day and from this athletes are selected to attend Otago, Otago/Southland, South Island, and New Zealand Secondary School Athletic Championships.

BADMINTON
Teams compete in the weekly competition held on Tuesday afternoons during Terms 2 (Year 9 – 13) and 3 (Years 7 and 8). Training is on Friday lunch times. A team also competes in the Winter Quad Tournament and Waitaki Girls’ High School Interchange.

BASKETBALL
During Terms 2 and 3 with games played on Friday nights. The Senior A and Junior A teams teams attend South Island tournaments, and Nationals if they qualify.

BOWLS
During Terms 1 and 4 we have girls that compete in a pairs competition at local greens (if there is enough interest).

CANOE POLO
A team competes on Sunday night at Moana Pool.

CLIMBING
Takes place on Tuesday and Friday lunchtimes in the St Hilda’s School Gymnasium. A St Hilda’s team competes in the Waitaki Girls’ High School Interchange.

CRICKET
During Terms 1 and 4 on Wednesday afternoons. Two teams represent St Hilda’s in the Interschool competition.

CROSS COUNTRY
During Terms 2 and 3. A Harriers group runs during two lunchtimes each week. St Hilda’s holds a compulsory school Cross Country in Term 2.  From this, individuals and teams go on to compete in a variety of events including the Kings and Milton relays, as well as the National Cross Country Champs.

CURLING
Four teams compete on Wednesday afternoons at the Ice Stadium.

EQUESTRIAN
A St Hilda’s team attends two interschool events, competing in Dressage and Showjumping.

FOOTBALL
During Terms 2 and 3 with games played on a Thursday afternoon. The A team competes in the National Premier Tournament and the 2nd XI often compete in a satellite tournament in tournament week.

FUTSAL
During Terms 1 and 4. St Hilda’s teams compete in local competitions and attend the Otago Tournament.

GOLF
We offer lessons to students and a team competes in the Interschool tournament in Term 1.

HARRIERS
Harriers is a club that runs twice a week at lunch times and participate in cross-country and road races around Otago.  It is a good way for serious runners to train within school hours and with their peers.

HOCKEY
Teams for Years 7 – 13 (competitive or social) compete on Monday during Terms 2 and 3. Our Senior A team competes in the Women’s Premier Reserve competition, as well as attending Winter Quad and Federation Cup.  The B team attends the 2nd XI Tournament.

ICE HOCKEY
During Terms 2 and 3 in the local competition on Wednesday evenings. Due to lack of numbers, St Hilda’s girls have in the past combined with Queens High School.

MINIBALL
Played on Monday afternoons during Terms 2 and 3 by Year 7 and 8 students (if there is enough interest).

MINIVOLLEY
During Terms 1 and 4 we have Year 7 and 8 teams playing in the Intermediate competition on Friday nights.

MULTISPORT
Individuals and teams compete in the Cromwell Triathlon and Otago Duathlon, and National events if interested.

NETBALL
During Terms 2 and 3. Year 7 and 8 teams play on Thursday afternoons, with Year 9 – 13 competing on Saturdays. Junior A and Intermediate A teams participate in the Junior SISS Tournament. The Senior A team plays in the Women’s Premier B section, and also competes in Winter Quad and the Senior SISS tournament.

RELAXED HARRIERS
This is a group similar to our harriers group but without the competitive nature. This is a chance for girls to keep fit by running once a week at lunch times for their other sports.

ROCK CLIMBING
Rock climbing is run once every two weeks in the school gym for girls to have some fun during their lunch hour. Nigel St Louis runs the wall and teaches safety and climbing techniques to all the girls who participate.

ROWING
During Terms 1 and 4. Regattas are held at weekends during this time. Training occurs early in the mornings, with off-season training also available. A St Hilda’s team attends the Maadi Cup.

RUGBY
During Term 2 on Wednesday afternoons. The team often attends the Festival of Rugby Tournament each year in Oamaru. A 7s competition is held in Term 3.

SKIING
A St Hilda’s team competes in the Otago Secondary School competition during the winter term.

SQUASH
A St Hilda’s team competes in the local competition and also attends the Waitaki Interchange.

SWIMMING
School wide swimming sports. A team competes at Summer Quad as well as Otago and South Island Champs.

TENNIS
Many teams compete in Terms 1 and 4 in the Thursday afternoon Secondary School competition. A St Hilda’s Premier team competes in Summer Quad and the SISS Tournament.

TOUCH
Teams compete in the local competition in Terms 1 and 4 on Tuesday afternoons. A team also attends the Summer Quad Tournament, and competes in the Otago Champs, South Island Tournament, and Nationals if they qualify.

VOLLEYBALL
During Terms 1 and 4, teams compete in the local competition. A team competes at Summer Quad and the South Island Secondary Schools Tournament.

WATER POLO
Takes place in Terms 1 and 4 with 4 teams competing in local competitions. Competitions are held on Thursdays for Years 7 and 8, and on Fridays for the Secondary School teams. Teams also attend SISS tournaments.

WATER SKIING
A team competes at the Otago / Southland Water Ski Champs.