Junior Sports Star of the Year for 2013


Sports Star of the Year

Matthew Denny


Photo: Nev Madsen, The Chronicle

Runner Up: Emily Coggan
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Junior Rookie: Teketel Tyson
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Junior Chase Your Dreams: Julia Algie
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Primary School of the Year: Goondiwindi State Primary School
Secondary School of the Year: Toowoomba Grammar School
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Junior Monthly Award Winners for 2013


Daniel Anderson
Matthew Denny
Ryka Dunemann

Following his performance at the Australian Cricket Championships, Daniel has been in the Under 15 Australian Cricket Team.
Matthew won gold medals in the under 18 Discus, Hammer and Shotput and Under 20’s Discus, Hammer and Shotput at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships held in Perth.
At the Athletics Australia School Championships Ryka won the gold medal in the Under 13 pole vault and tied for 1st in the Under 13 high jump but in a count back was awarded 2nd place.

Julia Algie
AWD Swimming
Samantha Lenton
Sarah Hoger

At the National Swimming Championships held in Adelaide as an AWD competitor Julia set 4 new Deaf Australian Records and gained selection to the 'Deaflympic' team to represent Australia in Bulgaria in July/August this year.
Samantha won a gold medal in the Under 15 discus and a silver in the Under 15 shotput at the Junior National Athletics Championships held in Perth.
Sarah was a member of the Queensland Schoolgirls Under 17 Softball team who competed and became the National Champions at the Australian Titles in Perth in May. She has been selected in the Softball Australia Under 17 Aussie Sparks team to tour the US in June/July.

Teketel Tyson
Cross Country
Tiana Barrett
Keelie Sander

In July Teketel won the gold medal in the 12 years boys division at the Queensland Cross Country Championships. He followed this up in August with a gold medal in the 12 years boys division at the National Cross Country Championships in Launceston in August.
Tiana captained the Queensland Schoolgirls Under 16 hockey team at the National Titles in Hobart. From her performance at these championships she has been selected in the Australian Schoolgirls team to tour South Africa in 2014.
At the Australian School Swimming Championships Keelie won a bronze medal in the girls 15 years, 100m freestyle. She also won a silver medal in the 15/16 years 4X100m freestyle and a gold in the all age relay. Keelie’s 100m time qualifies her to compete at the Commonwealth Games trials in March/April next year.

Emily Coggan
Jack Norman
Ellie Bowyer

Emily represented Queensland on three separate occasions in the Prix St George and Inter 1 events at international level. She won four national titles and was sashed champion junior dressage rider at the National Pony Club Championships.
Jack competed at the Australian Gymnastics Championships in Townsville, where he won a gold medal in the parallel bars level 9 section and the pommel horse.
Ellie won gold in the under 14 javelin at the National Athletics Championships, smashing the Australian record by three metres.