Tuks Sport

An interview with Tuks cricket player Katlego Sempe

LAUREN NEUHOFF

Katlego “KG” Sempe is a third-year sport science student and a batsman for TuksCricket second team. With the varsity cricket season around the corner, Perdeby sat down to talk to this rising star.

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Hockey summer league round-up

THANDO CELE

The colloquial student terms of “lekker tye” (good times), “a sick jol” and “incredible gees” (incredible spirit) are but a few that describe what Summer League hockey is all about, and the annual event was no different this year. There’s no doubt that this hockey tournament gains more popularity with each passing year as it has attracted its largest and most diverse audience since its inception in 2010. The tournament is not just about hockey, it’s also about having a jolly good time with friends and peers.

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Undefeated Tuks romp on to varsity netball finals

TAY LETHULOE

 The UP-Tuks netball team continued with their unbeaten form, extending their winning streak by beating the Maties ladies 68-46 to book their place in the final against defending champions Kovsies. UP-Tuks’ sharpness in attack was enough to fight off a valiant effort from Maties. UP-Tuks came into the match on a low following the unfortunate loss of their goal shooter, Lenize Potgieter, who was withdrawn from the squad due to a motor accident.

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Tuks women secure Gauteng football league

TAY LETHULOE

This past weekend saw the UP women’s football team win the USSA Gauteng football league with a hard fought 1-0 victory over the Vaal University of Technology (VUT). The match was tightly contested and a free-kick by Regina Mogolola just before half time proved to be the difference between the two sides.

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Tuks varsity netball yet to be defeated

SIMPHIWE NHLABATHI

UP-Tuks varsity netball team is yet to be defeated after their performance this season.

UP-Tuks started off with a bang when they played defending champions Kovsies. They won the game 54-48. This first win set the ladies from Pretoria on a winning streak.

Their second win came against Maties, where they cruised to a 62-34 win. UP-Tuks started powerfully and by the first break they were 15-4 up. They continued playing well and by half-time they were already 35-15 ahead. The ladies didn’t stop there as they went into the final break leading 47-27. In the final quarter UP-Tuks held on and eventually won the game in good spirit.

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