HSH encourages sport participation and it is made easy with a variety of sport offered by Hopefield High School.

HSH Sporting Activities

Hopefield High School offers a variety of sporting activities to help support the physical, social and mental development of learners:

  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

HSH also supports sport outside the official school extra-curriculum as it helps learners stay active. All achievements are acknowledged.

2023 highlights: Jade Kruger played bowls at provincial and national level; John Evens won gold at the national powerlifting competition; equestrians Andrea Opperman & Christine van Heerden achieved at national level; Annica Brand & Mari Nel represented West Coast Underwater Hockey at the national championships; JP Rossouw received national colours for beach angling and Carmen Pieters was included in the Western Province Freshwater angling team, competing at national level. Corné Meintjes received gold and silver medals in gymnastics at national level! 2 learners qualified as surf rescue swimmers. Luke Holtzman was named as Junior sportsman of the West Coast District Sports Council for 2023.

At Hopefield High School sport everyone who participates is a winner and those who win are HSH sport heroes!

HSH Athletics

The immense popularity of HSH athletics and cross country is reflected in our athletes excelling at Provincial and National level, regularly winning medals. High numbers of athletes represent HSH in track and field and we're especially proud of the almost 100% participation rate at our annual inter-house colours event!

The athletic track is at the Hopefield Sports Grounds which is a short walk from the school, offering smart stands and great changing rooms.

2023 highlights: 38 of our athletes were chosen to represent HSH at the Boland Championships where 6 were awarded provincial colours and were invited to participate at the Western Cape Championships. Five athletes qualified for the SA Championships: Mariné Grobler, Elgan de Wet, Anika Basson, Ariana Rust & Tristan Gallant. Elgan and Mariné brought home silver medals. HSH also achieved our second consecutive victory at the annual Interschool Athletics in Porterville.

HSH cricket is well established and performing well.

HSH Cricket

HSH has produced excellent cricketers over the years; our coaches and players work hard and this is bearing fruit.

Our exceptional cricket facilities are situated at the Hopefield Sports Grounds which is a short walk from the school.

We coach mini-cricket at HSH. Officially we train twice a week and matches are also played during the week.

2023 highlights: 6 players were included in West Boland cricket teams. Grishlan Louw was included in the Western Cape u/15 team; Christijan Opperman was included in the West Coast U/13 team. Our U13/A team has not lost a single match since the start of the 2022!

Hopefield High School gholfers are a small but dedicated group of sportsmen.

HSH Golf

HSH is very proud of its popular and busy golf team that plays in the Boland West league on Mondays.

Langebaan Country Club is used as our home course.

HSH offers its own short golf course at the sports grounds and we are also proud of our popular Golf Day which is fully booked each year.

2023 highlights: Our golf teams played regularly and offered strong competition in their league.

HSH hockey is attracting more and more players and hockey coaches.

HSH Hockey

Hockey has made huge strides in the past years with dedicated coaches. Our hockey teams attend hockey clinics to further raise our standard of excellence.

The hockey fields are situated at the Hopefield Sports Grounds which is a short walk from the school.

2023 highlights: we were able to field 8 teams this year, produced our second provincial hockey player in Raphael Lawrence and made our appearance on the Top 100 rankings. An Astro turf is becoming a serious consideration! Emily Turner was a member of a hockey touring team to Europe. Heinrich Koeglenberg, Ryeleigh Lentz and Bayla Lentz were selected for the West Coast Cobras indoor hockey team competing at the national tournament in December.

Hopefield High School netball teams are growing from strength to strength and achieving!

HSH Netball

HSH has already delivered two National Netball players! Our girls show a healthy interest in netball!

We have four well-maintained courts and offer experienced, enthusiastic coaches.

2023 highlights: 8 HSH netball players played for West Coast Teams; 3 players were included in the Western Cape Teams (Tessmia Pharo, Lureesha Cleophas & Elsuné Cloete); 7 were chosen for Western Cape Fast Five Action netball teams (Luani van Hansen, Surie Kotze, Tessmia Pharo, Michelle Koen, Skye Meintjes, Elsuné Cloete & Mar-Juan Cloete). Our 1st team captain, Elsuné Cloete, travelled to Australia as part of the South African national U/18 action netball team!

High School Rugby on the West Coast is led by Hopefield High School

HSH Rugby

Rugby is a popular boys' sport at Hopefield High School, with up to 12 teams in action on a Saturday - from U/7 to U/19.

Hopefield High School's u/15A, u/16A and u/19A teams regularly rank in the Top 60 of the SA School sports rankings.

A big annual highlight is the C.W.L. Baard Rugby Day where almost a 1000 boys play their passion.

2023 highlights: 15 HSH rugby players played in the final Boland trials; 9 were awarded full provincial colours: Tony Milner, Tristan Gallant, Jack Slabber, Ruan van Wyk, Clint Afrika, Heinrich Ebing, Christiaan Beukman, Bronwin Williams & Boeta Schreuder (Boeta & Tristan were awarded provincial colours in fifteens and sevens). Our teams had excellent seasons, evident by their inclusion in the top performing schools' national rankings.

Hopefield High School soccer teams are dedicated and competitive.

HSH Soccer

Hopefield High School started offering soccer in 2008. Right from the start our players proved competitive and they train hard to constantly improve their results.

The soccer facilities are situated at the Hopefield Sports Grounds which is a short walk from the school.

We play against nearby schools during the week.

Some of our Hopefield High School swimmers consistently bring home swimming medals!

HSH Swimming

Our very active swimming and biathlon teams regularly participate and achieve brilliantly!

Our swimmming pool is right across the street from the school. We are proud of the exceptional quality of our swimming facilities, changing rooms and covered stand.

2023 highlights: 7 swimmers were included in Boland biathlon teams; we are proud of all our level swimmers who work hard to qualify. Tony, Ruben, Eric and Yani competed at the SA Championships for biathlon athletes.

Some of our Hopefield High School tennis player do very well.

HSH Tennis

The tennis teams of HSH have always distinguished themselves. Our primary and high school teams participate in West Boland league.

HSH offers four well-maintained tennis courts and three skilled coaches.

Badminton is also accommodated on long days on on a social level (not competitively).