Latest Sports News
Click below for the latest rowing information and a list of results from recent regattas.
Congratulations Ali Wilshier on being named as one of 21 in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Squad.
Read more about it here - Waikato Times - Hamilton netballers selected for New Zealand secondary school squad
Once again our Dio girls did us proud at Central Zone Athletics! We came away with several top three placings as well as a number of athletes gaining a top six place, which was qualification into the upcoming Waikato Bay of Plenty Athletics.
Congratulations to Grace McCartney and Zoë Clapcott, who both played at the Tennis Regional Tournament in Papamoa. Grace played in the U18s and Zoë in the U14s. Zoë's team, Waikato/Thames Valley (four girls and four boys), won the tournament for U14s. Zoë played three doubles and three singles matches and won all six. Grace's team placed 3rd. Great results girls!
Kelly Lewis (Year 9) competed at the NZ Junior Festival-Aquaknights zone meet. This involved swimmers from Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, and Hawke's Bay/Poverty Bay who are 12 years and under. Kelly came home with three silver medals in the 400 freestyle, 50 butterfly, and 200 freestyle and three bronze medals in 50 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 50 freestyle.
Great result Kelly, well done!
We had a wonderful day at our annual School Swimming Sports. The sun was shining, the girls were in good spirits and an enjoyable day was had by all. Well done to all who competed and congratulations to the girls who placed in their finals. See below for a list of Individual results and the House points placings for the day
3rd Place - Sarah Wilson
2nd Place - Charlize Tordoff
1st Place - Kelly Lewis - Kelly also broke a record in the 2 lengths butterfly.
3rd Place - Madison Chapman
2nd Place - Sarah Miller
1st Place - Gina McCarthy - who also broke records in each of her events
3rd = Katie White and Hannah Knighton
2nd Place - Jess Chapman - Jess also broke records in the Breaststroke and Freestyle events
1st Place - Grace Soo Choon - Grace also broke records in each of the three events she entered
House Point Table
1st - Blake
2nd - Hillary
3rd - Ross
4th - Wilson
5th - Scott
6th - Shackleton
Congratulations to Tiāna Thompson (Year 12) who won Gold with her Waikato U18 Girls Representative Touch team at a tournament played in Counties Manukau over the weekend. This Team are now the U18 Girls National Touch Champions!
Junior girls -
Senior girls -
For a full list of results please click on the file below.
Grace Ritchie (now Year 13) came second in the Senior Girls’ 4km Road Race at the New Zealand Secondary Schools' Athletics Championships in December 2016. She also achieved a Personal Best in the 3000m race.
Madison Daly and Dana Kent competed at the Quarry Canoe Polo competition in Auckland in early January, their team 'The Tron' placed 2nd in their grade!
Dio finished 2nd out of 26 schools in the overall points for girls' schools. We would particularly like to congratulate Hannah Knighton and Sarah Miller on gaining podium results. Hannah gained a silver in the 1km and a bronze in the 2.5km 16-18 year old girls age group.
Sarah Miller won gold in the 1km in the 14-15 year old girls age group.
For a full list of results, click here.
Congratulations to Ali Wilshier (Year 13) on her selection in the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Netball Squad. In addition, Ali has also been named as one of the ten players in the Waikato Bay of Plenty Beko Netball League team. Well done Ali and we look forward to watching you play!
At our recent rowing regattas, Dio had some very promising results. Congratulations to all those who competed.
Ngarangi Mason (Year 10) has been selected as part of the u15 New Zealand National Squad for Table Tennis.
Congratulations to our rowers on their results at the two recent combined regattas at Lake Karapiro.
Cambridge Town Cup
Girls U17 coxed four placed 3rd - Olivia Fellows-Ford, Kate Monkley, Brooke Walden, Meg Walden and Meg Scrimgeour (Cox)
Girls U15 coxed four placed 2nd - Teagan Knight, Jessica Horrigan, Sophie Reeves, Mia Coventry and Pippa Wilson (Cox)
Girls U15 coxed four placed 3rd - Ava Dunn, Lucy Fullerton-Smith, Freya Sirl, Sophie Fullerton-Smith and Charlotte Grey (Cox)
Girls U18 coxed four placed 1st - Olivia Fellows-Ford, Olivia Morgan, Kate Monkley, Brooke Walden and Meg Scrimgeour (Cox)
Girls U16 coxed Quad sculls placed 3rd - Georgia Clapcott, Rosanna Bedford, Meg Walden, Abby Payne and Arabella Mitchell (Cox)
Girls U15 coxed eight placed 1st - Ava Dunn, Jessica Horrigan, Teagan Knight, Sophie Reeves, Sophie Fullerton-Smith, Lucy Fullerton-Smith, Mia Coventry, Freya Sirl and Pippa Wilson (Cox)
Girls U17 coxed eight placed 2nd - Olivia Fellows-Ford, Meg Walden, Brooke Walden, Kate Monkley, Georgia Clapcott, Rosanna Bedford, Georgia Kimpton, Abby Payne and Meg Scrimgeour (Cox)
North Island Club Champs
Women's Novice coxed four won a silver medal - Georgia Kimpton, Katie Mackenzie, Daan Bolder, Sarah Martin and Meg Scrimgeour (Cox)
Women's Novice coxed four won a bronze medal - Teagan Knight, Jessica Horrigan, Sophie Reeves, Mia Coventry and Arabella Mitchell (Cox)
Women's Novice coxed eight won a gold medal - Ava Dunn, Sarah Martin, Georgia Kimpton, Katie Mackenzie, Freya Sirl, Sophie Reeves, Mia Coventry, Lucy Fullerton-Smith and Charlotte Grey (Cox)
Women's Club Pair won a gold medal - Olivia Morgan and Holly Mills
Summer sport trials and some games are starting next week!!
Thursday 16th Feb, 5 - 6.30 pm on the Dio Field
Water Polo trials
Tuesday 14th and Thursday 16th Feb, 6.30-7.30am at Waterworld
Cheerleading try outs
Open Day/ Try out night Monday 20th February, 6.30 - 8pm in the school gym
Thursday 16th Feb, 3.30-5 pm in the school gym
Beginners start Monday February 13th, 7-8am on the Dio courts
Intermediate on Wednesday 15th, 7-8am on the Dio courts
Advanced / Teams are on Friday 17th, 7-8am on the Dio courts
Starts Wednesday 15th Feb, 4-5pm at Waterworld
All other sports TBC.
You will need to wear PE gear/ school togs and take a water bottle and any sport specific equipment required for your sport.
Please come and see us or email if you have any questions.
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