Over the weekend, Campbelltown played host to the U14 State Age Netball Championships. Two Academy Netballers, Matisse Letherbarrow and Sarah Okunbor, played in the Baulkham Hills Representative Team in a weekend of strong competition.
On Saturday 25 June, Academy cyclists made their way to Wagga Wagga, NSW to compete in the Wagga Wagga Junior Tour in some icey cold conditions. The weekend saw the athletes compete in several races, and come out of their events with some impressive results. On Day 1, the athletes competed in the Road Race & Criterium, Day 2 was the Road Race & Time Trial.
Matisse Letherbarrow is an Academy Netballer who is on the rise to great things, with tremendous skill and some impressive accomplishments already under her belt. At 14, Matisse is one of the youngest Netballers in the squad and tells of how she gains “great advice from the older girls at the Academy.
Madelyn Hagerty is an Academy golfer and member of the Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club. Madelyn is the two-time winner of the Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club “Junior of the Year” with only 3 years participating as a junior member.
On Tuesday 24th May 2016, Fairfield City Council invited the Academy’s staff and local athletes to attend their council meeting. Fairfield City Mayor, Mr. Frank Carbone, spoke of the importance of the Academy in providing young athletes with development opportunities within the elite pathways of the sports on offer.
ClubsNSW in partnership with News Corp, the Daily & Sunday Telegraph and News Local have launched a campaign titled “Do Something! Day”. This campaign is designed to encourage and showcase the good things that people do for others. The campaign will run until its official day of celebrations on the 15th June 2016.
Two Academy athletes have been awarded the May 2016 Junior and Senior Sports Star of the Month awards by the Penrith Valley Sports Foundation for their outstanding recent achievements
OnePointHealth is an integrated service centre and health ‘hub’, located on the easily accessed High Street in Penrith.
The New South Wales All Schools Softball teams travelled to Waverley, Victoria, to compete in the Australian All Schools Softball Championships last week.
Emily Johnston is a member of the Academy’s Auburn Lone Star Program and shows undeniable talent in her sport, Ten Pin Bowling.