Hopefield High School - West Coast School of Choice

~ HSH Sporting Activities ~

HSH encourages sport participation and it is made easy with a variety of sport offered by Hopefield High School.
Athletics         Cricket         Golf         Hockey         Netball         Rugby         Soccer         Swimming         Tennis         Other        

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

Athletics / Cross Country at HSH

The immense popularity of HSH athletics is reflected in the outstanding results we achieve year after year. Our athletes excel at Provincial and National level and regularly return home with some medals.

This is in large part thanks to the high numbers of Hopefield High School athletes who represent HSH on track and field. We proudly maintain an almost 100% participation rate at our inter-house colours event each year!

The athletic track is at the Hopefield Sports Grounds which is a short walk from the school. It has stands and changing rooms and further improvements are planned.

The athletic achievements of HSH attests to highly motivated and skilled team of coaches.

2020 highlights: 30 athletes were chosen to represent our school at the Boland Championships where 6 of our athletes were awarded provincial colours! We are very proud of our 6 Boland champions: Henko Nieuwoudt in Javelin, Denmar Jacobs in Hurdles, Jayden Engelbrecht in High Jump, Bejanke Bezuidenhout in Long Jump, Anja Prins in Hammer Throw en Inge Buxton in Walking. Another highlight was when HSH won the annual Inter Schools Athletics meet.

Cricket at HSH

We are proud that HSH has produced excellent cricketers.

Our facilities include a cricket field with three cricket pitches and four nets.

The 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.

2020 highlights: 5 of our cricket players were included in their respective West Boland cricket teams. Rahul Hartzenberg was included in u/16 Boland team and ex-learner Nathan Engelbrecht was included in the Cape Cobras Junior team for his age group.

HSH cricket is well established and performing well.

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

Golf at HSH

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

Langebaan Country Club is used as our home course.

2019 highlights: Our gholf teams played regularly and offered strong competition in their league.

Hockey at HSH

Hockey has made huge strides in the past years and we are proud of several teams, each playing matches every season weekend.

Over and above our dedicated coaches, our hockey teams also attend superb hockey clinics that assist in raising our standard of excellence on the field.

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

2019 highlights: We could field 7 hockey teams during 2019 and we are excited about the future of hockey in our school! We are also very proud of Hanchen Tredoux who was selected for a hockey touring team to the Netherlands during the September holidays.

HSH hockey is attracting more and more players and enjoying fantastic hockey coaches.
Hopefield High School netball teams are growing from strength to strength and achieving!

Netball at HSH

HSH girls show a healthy interest in netball!

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

HSH has already delivered two National Netball players!

2019 highlights: 4 of our netball players were included in the West Coast netball teams: Mienke Teubes, Jordan Jaars, Michelle Koen and Lowelle Cupido. Stacey-Lee Feris was included in the Western Cape netball team - a tremendous achievement! One of the most exciting netball games ever to be played on our courts was the first netball team's Interschools game; the quality of this game, our junior team's results, the hard work of all our netball girls and the passion of their coaches make us very excited about the future of HSH netball.

Rugby at HSH

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/16Aand 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 1000 boys will play their passion.

2019 highlights: 4 of our rugby players (Bronwin Williams, JP Bekker, Rob Hatem & Nathan Engelbrecht) were awarded full Provincial Colours. Testimony of the quality rugby that was played, is that 22 rugby players were included in the West Boland teams and that 9 u/15 rugby players were selected for a rugby tour to Ireland during the September holidays, whence they returned unbeaten with a win against Young Munster to top it all! In general, all our rugby teams had an excellent season and made us proud with their commitment, guts and many memorable victories. Well done to Ferdi Pretorius who qualified as a Western Province referee.

High School Rugby on the West Coast is led by Hopefield High School
Hopefield High School soccer teams are dedicated and competitive.

Soccer at HSH

Hopefield High School started offering soccer only 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.

Swimming / Biathlon at HSH

We are proud of the exceptional quality of our swimming facilities, changing rooms and covered stand.

Our very active swimming team competes in at least 7 galas per season.

Our swimmming pool is right across the street from the school.

2020 highlights: We're proud of the achievements of our swimmers and we honour all their hard work and commitment. Our dedicated level swimmers work hard to qualify: Quizandri Mouton, Chrizandi Basson, Nina Slabber and Janco Britz. Well done to 2 of our learners who were chosen for the Boland Biathlon team.

Some of our Hopefield High School swimmers consistently bring home swimming medals!
Some of our Hopefield High School tennis player do very well.

Tennis at HSH

The tennis teams of HSH have always distinguished themselves during the history of the school.

HSH offers four well-maintained tennis courts.

The girls team typically end their year as the champions in their league.

2019 highlights: we are proud of our tennis players: Emile van Antwerpen, Jeroen van der Merwe, Roelof van der Merwe, Andre van der Merwe, Sebastiaan Visser & JJ Teubes, who were included in the West Coast South team - a special word of contratulations to Emile van Antwerpen who was included in the Boland Platteland tennis team.

Badminton is now also offered on long days.

Other Sport at HSH

Learners are encouraged to pursue whatever sport they feel called to and achievements are recognised, even if training is received outside of the formal school extra-curricular program.

2020-hoogtepunte: 5 of our learners were selected for the Boland Underwater Hocky team.

Hopefield High School encourages all sporting activities.