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National B Div Sailing: Boys’ title goes to Raffles for ninth consecutive year; Nanyang defend theirs after close fight

Raffles Institution (RI) and Nanyang Girls’ High School (NYGH) proved their prowess out at sea yet again, both having defended their Championship title at the National B Division Sailing Championships.

By | 2018-04-18T20:19:00+00:00 April 17th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National C Div Byte Sailing: Victoria come close to title but still fall by one point to Raffles

A single point was all that separated the Boys’ Byte Division champions Raffles Institution and runners-up Victoria School at the National C Division Byte Sailing Championships.

By | 2018-04-17T11:58:43+00:00 April 17th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National C Div Optimist Sailing: Girls’ regatta concludes with dramatic protests; ACS(I) hand boys’ title back to Raffles

The two days of racing at the National C Division Optimist Sailing Championships saw a good measure of intense rivalry and drama - both on and off the water. Nanyang Girls’ eventually topped the table in the Girls’ Optimist division, while Raffles won back the Boys’ Optimist title from rivals ACS(I).

By | 2018-04-20T15:32:16+00:00 April 16th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|1 Comment

National A Div Sailing: Raffles Boys win it yet again; Girls see an unexpected Champion

There was little surprise as Raffles once again dominated the Boys' division, though the Girls' division saw an unexpected winner.

By | 2018-04-17T18:28:31+00:00 April 16th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National B Div Bball (Girls): Chung Cheng fall short in 13–27 loss to Nanyang Girls’

There are days when you give it your best and it just is not quite enough. It feels awful and it makes defeat that much harder to swallow. After going down 13--27 to Nanyang Girls’, it seemed as though Chung Cheng left with that very dreariness in their hearts.

By | 2018-04-07T16:05:04+00:00 April 6th, 2018|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National B Div Bball (Girls): SCGS master the mental game to defeat long-time rival North Vista

When you have faced a long-time rival time and again, winning the match requires more than just excellent teamwork and skill - you need to win the mental game too. And SCGS did just that to triumph over North Vista 62-21.

By | 2018-04-02T22:10:32+00:00 March 30th, 2018|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National B Div Bball: Shaky start, but Presbyterian High still come out tops

Pres High School scored a 54--40 triumph over Unity Secondary School in their final Preliminary Round match to finish as the top seed of their group.

By | 2018-03-30T12:19:59+00:00 March 29th, 2018|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National B Div Bball (Girls): Ngee Ann and NJC show that girls are no less competitive on court

It is easy to make the point that the girls are never quite as good as the boys in basketball, but the match between Ngee Ann and NJC, which saw NJC defeat Ngee Ann 54--45, suggested otherwise.

By | 2018-03-25T12:45:33+00:00 March 24th, 2018|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments