National C Div Boys Basketball: Dunman Secondary topple Bukit Panjang Government High 59–30

Dunman Secondary School (DSS) put on a strong performance in the second game of the group by taking out Bukit Panjang Government High (BPGHS) 59–30 in the first round of the National C Division Boys Basketball Championship. Jayson Tan (DSS #7) led all scorers with 22 points, while BPGHS #6 followed closely with 12 points of his own.

By |2019-08-15T10:50:37+08:00August 14th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|2 Comments

Training for a marathon in Singapore? Read Steven Quek’s book

How do you train for a marathon in Singapore's climate? Is all the training advice online relevant to our hot, humid weather? Steven Quek's latest book addresses this challenge.

By |2019-08-13T10:47:31+08:00August 10th, 2019|cross country, running, track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

North Zone C Div Girls Basketball: SCGS shake off NVSS to take home championship with 46–28 win

In a battle where skills and hunger clashed, Singapore Chinese Girls' School (SCGS) took down North Vista Secondary (NVSS) during the final of  the North Zone C Division Girls Basketball Championship. With a win of 46 - 28, SCGS were, without a doubt, the champions of the North Zone C Div Girls.  Au Zexuan (SCGS #10) and captain Chloe Laur (NVSS #27) were the top scorers of their team and poured in a total of 13 points each. Wang Jia Yue (SCGS #11) followed behind their lead with a grand total of 12 points while Shumin (NVSS #53) put in a formidable effort to achieve six points for her team. 

By |2019-08-13T11:17:09+08:00August 9th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

North Zone C Div Basketball: Catholic High overcome Yishun Town in 75-48 battle to emerge North Zone champions

Catholic High School (CHS) put up a strong display against Yishun Town Secondary (YTS), and emerged as champions in the North Zone C Division Basketball Boys final with a score of 75–48. Ng Yu Jun (CHS #9) led all scorers with 22 points, while Lim Yi Heng (CHS #10) followed closely behind with 17 points. Muhammad Azzery (YTS #32) poured in a total of 15 points and Siow Yi Zheng (YTS #34) scored 13 points.

By |2019-08-13T11:13:51+08:00August 9th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

North Zone C Division Basketball: North Vista head to finals after gutting out 45-25 win against Christchurch

Resilient play by North Vista Secondary (NVSS) gave them the competitive edge against Christchurch Secondary (CCS) to put them over the top and win 45-25 in the semi-finals of the North Zone C Division Girls Basketball Championship. The win puts them through to the finals against Singapore Chinese Girls School (SCGS) in a bid to earn the zone championship. NVSS captain, Chloe Luar (NVSS #27), accorded 18 points unto the scoreboard while a joint performance by Xavlyn Yek (NVSS #7) and Sammi Tan (NVSS #22) contributed a stellar performance by scoring six points each. The top scorer of CCS was #7, who managed to put in a total of 10 points.

By |2019-08-21T17:29:53+08:00August 6th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|2 Comments

North Zone C Division Girls Basketball: SCGS secure spot in final over ESS with convincing 56-31 win

Singapore Chinese Girls School (SCGS) secured a decisive 56-31 win over Edgefield Secondary School (ESS) in the semi-finals of the North Zone C Division Girls Basketball Championship. The win meant that SCGS will be moving on to the finals against North Vista Secondary School (NVSS), which will be the concluding match of the zonal championships. "We did a lot better than our previous game with Yishun Town Secondary," said Wang Jia Yue (SCGS #11) with a grin. "We managed to bounce back and get the opportunity to enter the finals."

By |2019-08-06T14:15:37+08:00August 6th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Division Basketball: Round 1 Recap

With the conclusion of the preliminary round of the C Division Basketball Championships, here is a list of teams that have qualified for the next round of the championships. Each team had to finish in the top two positions in their group to progress to the next round.

By |2019-07-23T14:01:37+08:00July 22nd, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|2 Comments

South Zone C Division Boys Basketball: NJC topple AMKSS 61–15 in crucial second round match

National Junior College (NJC) earned a crucial 61–15 win over Ang Mo Kio Secondary (AMKSS) in Group C of the South Zone C Division Boys Basketball Championship. The win puts NJC with a 2–1 record in the group and in the driving seat to qualify second out of the group with one more game to play.

By |2019-07-15T17:32:29+08:00July 13th, 2019|basketball, Youth in Motion|3 Comments